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Amos Bronson Alcott quotes

Amos Bronson Alcott
That is a good book which is opened with expectation and closed with profit.

Amos Bronson Alcott
Our friends interpret the world and ourselves to us, if we take them tenderly and truly.

Amos Bronson Alcott
We climb to heaven most often on the ruins of our cherished plans, finding our failures were successes.

Amos Bronson Alcott
Success is sweet and sweeter if long delayed and gotten through many struggles and defeats.

Amos Bronson Alcott
Observation more than books and experience more than persons, are the prime educators.

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.

Amos Bronson Alcott
A government, for protecting business only, is but a carcass, and soon falls by its own corruption and decay.

Amos Bronson Alcott
Our ideals are our better selves.

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