Amos Bronson Alcott Quotes

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Born: November 29, 1799, Wolcott, Connecticut
Birth Country: USA
Died: Boston, March 4, 1888
Occupation: Author

1.
A government, for protecting business only, is but a carcass, and soon falls by its own corruption and decay.
- Amos Bronson Alcott

2.
A true teacher defends his students against his own personal influences.
- Amos Bronson Alcott

3.
Observation more than books and experience more than persons, are the prime educators.
- Amos Bronson Alcott

4.
Our dreams drench us in senses, and senses steps us again in dreams.
- Amos Bronson Alcott

5.
Our friends interpret the world and ourselves to us, if we take them tenderly and truly.
- Amos Bronson Alcott

6.
Our ideals are our better selves.
- Amos Bronson Alcott

7.
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.
- Amos Bronson Alcott

8.
Strengthen me by sympathizing with my strength, not my weakness.
- Amos Bronson Alcott

9.
Success is sweet and sweeter if long delayed and gotten through many struggles and defeats.
- Amos Bronson Alcott

10.
The less routine the more life.
- Amos Bronson Alcott

11.
The true teacher defends his pupils against his own personal influence. He inspires self-trust. He guides their eyes from himself to the spirit that quickens him. He will have no disciples.
- Amos Bronson Alcott

12.
To keep the heart unwrinkled, to be hopeful, kindly, cheerful, reverent that is to triumph over old age.
- Amos Bronson Alcott

13.
We climb to heaven most often on the ruins of our cherished plans, finding our failures were successes.
- Amos Bronson Alcott

14.
Where there is a mother in the home, matters go well.
- Amos Bronson Alcott

15.
While one finds company in himself and his pursuits, he cannot feel old, no matter what his years may be.
- Amos Bronson Alcott

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