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Amos Bronson Alcott
(1799-1888) born on
Nov 29
US teacher, philosopher, reformer. He started several innovative schools and wrote "Conversations with Children on the Gospels," 1836-37.
Observation more than books, experience rather than persons, are the prime educators.

Thought means life, since those who do not think so do not live in any high or real sense. Thinking makes the man.
First find the man in yourself if you will inspire manliness in others.
The true teacher defends his pupils against his own personal influence. He inspires self-distrust. He guides their eyes from himself to the spirit that quickens him. He will have no disciple.
Strengthen me by sympathizing with my strength, not my weakness.
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
R: In "Poor Man's College Quotations Collection," ed. Sidney Madwed, AAPEX software, 1994.
A: In "Correct Quotes for DOS," WordStar International, 1991.
N: "Orphic Sayings," "The Teacher," 1840.
K: "Table Talk," "Sympathy," 1877.

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