More From 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."
- "A government, for protecting business only, is but a carcass, and soon falls by its own corruption and decay."
- "While one finds company in himself and his pursuits, he cannot feel old, no matter what his years may be."
More In Age
- "It seems as if an age of genius must be succeeded by an age of endeavour; riot and extravagance by cleanliness and hard work."― Virginia Woolf
- "I came of age believing that, no matter what happened, I would always be able to support myself."― William J. Clinton
- "What’s a man’s age? He must hurry more, that’s all; Cram in a day, what his youth took a year to hold."― Robert Browning