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A government, for protecting business only, is but a carcass, and soon falls by its own corruption and decay.
Quotation of Amos Bronson Alcott
A true teacher defends his students against his own personal influences.
Quotation of Amos Bronson Alcott
Debate is masculine, conversation is feminine.
Quotation of Amos Bronson Alcott
First find the man in yourself if you will inspire manliness in others.
Quotation of Amos Bronson Alcott
Observation more than books and experience more than persons, are the prime educators.
Quotation of Amos Bronson Alcott
Observation more than books, experience rather than persons, are the prime educators.
Quotation of Amos Bronson Alcott
One must be a wise reader to quote wisely and well.
Quotation of Amos Bronson Alcott
Our dreams drench us in senses, and senses steps us again in dreams.
Quotation of Amos Bronson Alcott
Our friends interpret the world and ourselves to us, if we take them tenderly and truly.
Quotation of Amos Bronson Alcott
Our ideals are our better selves.
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Our notion of the perfect society embraces the family as its center and ornament, and this paradise is not secure until children appear to animate and complete the picture.
Quotation of Amos Bronson Alcott
Strengthen me by sympathizing with my strength, not my weakness.
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Success is sweet and sweeter if long delayed and gotten through many struggles and defeats.
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That is a good book which is opened with expectation, and closed with delight and profit.
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The less routine the more life.
Quotation of Amos Bronson Alcott
The true teacher defends his pupils against his own personal influence.
Quotation of Amos Bronson Alcott
The true teacher defends his pupils against his own personal influence. He inspires self-distrust. He guides their eyes from himself to the spirit that quickens him. He will have no disciple.
Quotation of Amos Bronson Alcott
Thought means life, since those who do not think so do not live in any high or real sense. Thinking makes the man.
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To be ignorant of one's ignorance is the malady of the ignorant.
Quotation of Amos Bronson Alcott
To keep the heart unwrinkled, to be hopeful, kindly, cheerful, reverent that is to triumph over old age.
Quotation of Amos Bronson Alcott
We climb to heaven most often on the ruins of our cherished plans, finding our failures were successes.
Quotation of Amos Bronson Alcott
Where there is a mother in the home, matters go well.
Quotation of Amos Bronson Alcott
While one finds company in himself and his pursuits, he cannot feel old, no matter what his years may be.
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Who knows, the mind has the key to all things besides.
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Who speaks to the instincts speaks to the deepest in mankind, and finds the readiest response.
Quotation of Amos Bronson Alcott