amos bronson alcott Quotes

Our dreams drench us in sense, and sense steeps us again in dreams.
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— Amos Bronson Alcott
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.
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— Amos Bronson Alcott
To keep the heart unwrinkled, to be hopeful, kindly, cheerful, reverent that is to triumph over old age.
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— Amos Bronson Alcott
Life is one, religion one, creeds are many and diverse.
— Amos Bronson Alcott
Dignity of manner always conveys a sense of reserved force.
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— Amos Bronson Alcott
First find the man in yourself if you will inspire manliness in others.
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— Amos Bronson Alcott
A work of real merit finds favor at last.
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— Amos Bronson Alcott
Health, longevity, beauty, are other names for personal purity; and temperance is the regimen for all.
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— Amos Bronson Alcott
Cleanse the fountain if you would purify the streams.
— Amos Bronson Alcott
Many can argue - not many converse.
— Amos Bronson Alcott
Hold fast, therefore, O circular philosopher, to thy centre, and drive the globe along its orbit by the momentum of thy thought.
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— Amos Bronson Alcott
Success is sweet and sweeter if long delayed and gotten through many struggles and defeats.
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— Amos Bronson Alcott
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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— Amos Bronson Alcott
One must be a wise reader to quote wisely and well.
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— Amos Bronson Alcott
Our dreams drench us in senses, and senses steps us again in dreams.
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— Amos Bronson Alcott
Debate is masculine, conversation is feminine.
— Amos Bronson Alcott
To be ignorant of one's ignorance is the malady of the ignorant.
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— Amos Bronson Alcott
I find my past in my present, and from these forecast my future.
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— Amos Bronson Alcott
Ignorance is innocence - stupidity comes with experience
— Amos Bronson Alcott
Prudence is the footprint of Wisdom.
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— Amos Bronson Alcott
Where there is a mother in the home, matters go well.
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— Amos Bronson Alcott
Our bravest and best lessons are not learned through success, but through misadventure.
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— Amos Bronson Alcott
Our ideals are our better selves.
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— Amos Bronson Alcott
A government, for protecting business only, is but a carcass, and soon falls by its own corruption and decay.
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— Amos Bronson Alcott
The less routine the more life.
— Amos Bronson Alcott
A happy childhood is the pledge of a ripe manhood.
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— Amos Bronson Alcott
Man must have some recognized stake in society and affairs to knit him lovingly to his kind, or he is wont to revenge himself for wrongs real or imagined.
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— Amos Bronson Alcott
Every dogma embodies some shade of truth to give it seeming currency.
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— Amos Bronson Alcott
Ideas first and last: yet it is not till these are formulated and utilized that the devotees of the common sense discern their value and advantages. The idealist is the capitalist on whose resources multitudes are maintained life long. Ideas in the head set hands about their several tasks, thus carrying forward all human endeavors to their issues.
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— Amos Bronson Alcott
Despair snuffs the sun from the firmament.
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— Amos Bronson Alcott
Pleasure, that immortal essence, the beauteous bead sparkling in the cup, effervesces soon and subsides.
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— Amos Bronson Alcott
Our favorites are few; since only what rises from the heart reaches it, being caught and carried on the tongues of men wheresoever love and letters journey.
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— Amos Bronson Alcott
A sip is the most than mortals are permitted from any goblet of delight.
— Amos Bronson Alcott
A state, a community, caring first for all its children, providing amply for their spiritual as for their temporal well-being, has organized the primitive Eden.
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— Amos Bronson Alcott
I consider it the best part of an education to have been born and brought up in the country.
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— Amos Bronson Alcott
Good discourse sinks differences and seeks agreements.
— Amos Bronson Alcott
Egotists cannot converse, they talk to themselves only.
— Amos Bronson Alcott
Debate is angular, conversation circular and radiant of the underlying unity.
— Amos Bronson Alcott
Conversation is an abandonment to ideas, a surrender to persons.
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— Amos Bronson Alcott
A man defines his standing at the court of chastity by his views of women.
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— Amos Bronson Alcott
amos bronson alcott
Birth    : November 29, 1799
Death  : March 4, 1888
Occupation  : Writer