Facts about Amos Bronson Alcott

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Amos Bronson Alcott was a famous Educator from USA, who lived between November 29, 1799 and March 4, 1888. He/she became 88 years old.

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He/she is born under the zodiac sagittarius, who is known for Philosophical, Motion, Experimentation, Optimism. Our collection contains 24 quotes who is written / told by Amos, under the main topic Age.

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Famous quotes by Amos Bronson Alcott (24)


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"While one finds company in himself and his pursuits, he cannot feel old, no matter what his years may be"
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"To be ignorant of one's ignorance is the malady of the ignorant"
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"We climb to heaven most often on the ruins of our cherished plans, finding our failures were successes"
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"That is a good book which is opened with expectation, and closed with delight and profit"
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"Success is sweet and sweeter if long delayed and gotten through many struggles and defeats"
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"Our dreams drench us in senses, and senses steps us again in dreams"
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"Who speaks to the instincts speaks to the deepest in mankind, and finds the readiest response"
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"Where there is a mother in the home, matters go well"
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"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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"Our ideals are our better selves"
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"A government, for protecting business only, is but a carcass, and soon falls by its own corruption and decay"
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"A true teacher defends his students against his own personal influences"
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"To keep the heart unwrinkled, to be hopeful, kindly, cheerful, reverent that is to triumph over old age"
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"Strengthen me by sympathizing with my strength, not my weakness"
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"The less routine the more life"
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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"
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"Debate is masculine, conversation is feminine"
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"Who knows, the mind has the key to all things besides"
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"Our friends interpret the world and ourselves to us, if we take them tenderly and truly"
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"Observation more than books and experience more than persons, are the prime educators"
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"To keep the heart unwrinkled, to be hopeful, kindly, cheerful, reverent that is to triumph over old age"
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"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"
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"One must be a wise reader to quote wisely and well"
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"First find the man in yourself if you will inspire manliness in others"


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