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Amos Bronson Alcott

American,  Educator
Total Quotes : 23
Teacher Against His

A true teacher defends his students against his own personal influences.

- Amos Bronson Alcott

Government Protecting

A government, for protecting business only, is but a carcass, and soon falls by its own corruption and decay.

- Amos Bronson Alcott

Debate Feminine Masculine

Debate is masculine, conversation is feminine.

- Amos Bronson Alcott

Failure Climb Most

We climb to heaven most often on the ruins of our cherished plans, finding our failures were successes.

- Amos Bronson Alcott

Men Find Will

First find the man in yourself if you will inspire manliness in others.

- Amos Bronson Alcott

Age May Old

While one finds company in himself and his pursuits, he cannot feel old, no matter what his years may be.

- Amos Bronson Alcott

Life More Routine

The less routine the more life.

- Amos Bronson Alcott

Strength Me Weakness

Strengthen me by sympathizing with my strength, not my weakness.

- Amos Bronson Alcott

Age Kindly Reverent

To keep the heart unwrinkled, to be hopeful, kindly, cheerful, reverent that is to triumph over old age.

- Amos Bronson Alcott

Education Prime Persons

Observation more than books and experience more than persons, are the prime educators.

- Amos Bronson Alcott

Dreams Sense Again

Our dreams drench us in sense, and sense steeps us again in dreams.

- Amos Bronson Alcott

Wise Quote Reader

One must be a wise reader to quote wisely and well.

- Amos Bronson Alcott

Thought Think Means

Thought means life, since those who do not think so do not live in any high or real sense. Thinking makes the man.

- Amos Bronson Alcott

Home Mother Matters

Where there is a mother in the home, matters go well.

- Amos Bronson Alcott

Success Through Sweeter

Success is sweet and sweeter if long delayed and gotten through many struggles and defeats.

- Amos Bronson Alcott

Inspirational Better

Our ideals are our better selves.

- Amos Bronson Alcott

Friendship Take Tenderly

Our friends interpret the world and ourselves to us, if we take them tenderly and truly.

- Amos Bronson Alcott

Communication Mankind

Who speaks to the instincts speaks to the deepest in mankind, and finds the readiest response.

- Amos Bronson Alcott

Mind Things Besides

Who knows, the mind has the key to all things besides.

- Amos Bronson Alcott

Book Which Good Book

That is a good book which is opened with expectation, and closed with delight and profit.

- Amos Bronson Alcott