A. Bronson Alcott Quotes

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Prudence is the footprint of wisdom.
— A. Bronson Alcott
The surest sign of age is loneliness.

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Debate is masculine; conversation is feminine.

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Enthusiasm is the glory and hope of the world.

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One must be a wise reader to quote wisely and well.

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To be ignorant of one's ignorance is the malady of the ignorant.

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Our dreams drench us in senses, and senses steps us again in dreams.
— A. Bronson Alcott
Time is one's best friend, teaching best of all the wisdom of silence.

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Success is sweet, the sweeter if long delayed and attained through manifold struggles and defeats.

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We mount to heaven mostly on the ruins of our cherished schemes, finding our failures were successes.

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The finer literature, indeed, is characterized by a certain suffusion of the feminine flavor, the finer, the more ideal, thought plumed with sentiment.

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