Amos Alcott Quotes

22 Amos Alcott quotes:

"Our friends interpret the world and ourselves to us, if we take them tenderly and truly."
"Observation more than books, experience rather than persons, are the prime educators."
"First find the man in yourself if you will inspire manliness in others."
"Who speaks to the instincts speaks to the deepest in mankind, and finds the readiest response."
"Our dreams drench us in senses, and senses steps us again in dreams."
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"Devotees of grammatical studies have not been distinguished for any very remarkable felicities of expression"
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"The less routine the more life."
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"A government, for protecting business only, is but a carcass, and soon falls by its own corruption and decay."
"Success is sweet and sweeter if long delayed and gotten through many struggles and defeats."
"The true teacher defends his pupils against his own personal influence."
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"To be ignorant of one's ignorance is the malady of the ignorant."
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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."
"A true teacher defends his students against his own personal influences."
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"That is a good book which is opened with expectation, and closed with delight and profit."
"We climb to heaven most often on the ruins of our cherished plans, finding our failures were successes."
"Who knows, the mind has the key to all things besides."
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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."
"Debate is masculine, conversation is feminine."
"Civilization degrades the many to exalt the few"
"One must be a wise reader to quote wisely and well."
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