"Our ideals are our better selves."
"The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched - they must be felt with the heart."Amos Bronson Alcott on Helen Keller
"It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light."Amos Bronson Alcott on Aristotle Onassis
"Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant."Amos Bronson Alcott on Robert Louis Stevenson
"Try to be like the turtle - at ease in your own shell."Amos Bronson Alcott on Bill Copeland
"Find a place inside where there's joy, and the joy will burn out the pain."Amos Bronson Alcott on Joseph Campbell
"To keep the heart unwrinkled, to be hopeful, kindly, cheerful, reverent that is to triumph over old age."
"While one finds company in himself and his pursuits, he cannot feel old, no matter what his years may be."
"A government, for protecting business only, is but a carcass, and soon falls by its own corruption and decay."
"Our dreams drench us in senses, and senses steps us again in dreams."
"Observation more than books and experience more than persons, are the prime educators."