Thought means life, since those who do not think so do not live in any high or real sense. Thinking makes the man.
Quote by Amos Bronson Alcott
Our dreams drench us in senses, and senses steps us again in dreams.
First find the man in yourself if you will inspire manliness in others.
Our notion of the perfect society embraces the family as its center and ornament, and...
The true teacher defends his pupils against his own personal influence. He inspires self-distrust. He...
The less routine the more life.
Who speaks to the instincts speaks to the deepest in mankind, and finds the readiest...
To keep the heart unwrinkled, to be hopeful, kindly, cheerful, reverent that is to triumph...
Debate is masculine, conversation is feminine.
Our ideals are our better selves.
Our friends interpret the world and ourselves to us, if we take them tenderly and...
Observation more than books, experience rather than persons, are the prime educators.
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
Success is sweet and sweeter if long delayed and gotten through many struggles and defeats.
To be ignorant of one's ignorance is the malady of the ignorant.
Thought means life, since those who do not think so do not live in any...
That is a good book which is opened with expectation, and closed with delight and...
Ignorance is innocence - stupidity comes with experience
I do not believe in the collective wisdom of individual ignorance.
Ignorance is not so damnable as humbug, but when it prescribes pills it may happen...