Amos Alcott Quotes

22 Amos Alcott quotes:

"The true teacher defends his pupils against his own personal influence."
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"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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"That is a good book which is opened with expectation, and closed with delight and profit."
"That is a good book which is opened with expectation and closed with profit."
"Who speaks to the instincts speaks to the deepest in mankind, and finds the readiest response."
"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 government, for protecting business only, is but a carcass, and soon falls by its own corruption and decay."
"Observation more than books, experience rather than persons, are the prime educators."
"Debate is masculine, conversation is feminine."
"Success is sweet and sweeter if long delayed and gotten through many struggles and defeats."
"First find the man in yourself if you will inspire manliness in others."
"A true teacher defends his students against his own personal influences."
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"Civilization degrades the many to exalt the few"
"Our friends interpret the world and ourselves to us, if we take them tenderly and truly."
"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."
"One must be a wise reader to quote wisely and well."
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"Who knows, the mind has the key to all things besides."
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"Strengthen me by sympathizing with my strength, not my weakness."
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