Many can argue; not many converse
Quote by Amos Bronson Alcott
Our notion of the perfect society embraces the family as its center and ornament, and...
Our friends interpret the world and ourselves to us, if we take them tenderly and...
Our ideals are our better selves.
Ignorance is innocence - stupidity comes with experience
To be ignorant of one's ignorance is the malady of the ignorant.
Observation more than books, experience rather than persons, are the prime educators.
Debate is masculine, conversation is feminine.
Thought means life, since those who do not think so do not live in any...
To keep the heart unwrinkled, to be hopeful, kindly, cheerful, reverent that is to triumph...
One must be a wise reader to quote wisely and well.
Observation more than books and experience more than persons, are the prime educators.
A government, for protecting business only, is but a carcass, and soon falls by its...
First find the man in yourself if you will inspire manliness in others
A true teacher defends his students against his own personal influences.
While one finds company in himself and his pursuits, he cannot feel old, no matter...
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...
We climb to heaven most often on the ruins of our cherished plans, finding our...
The true teacher defends his pupils against his own personal influence. He inspires self-distrust. He...
Where there is a mother in the home, matters go well.