Amos Bronson Alcott Quotes
Strengthen me by sympathizing with my strength, not my weakness.
Table Talk, "Sympathy" (1877)
Thought means life, since those who do not think so do not live in any high or real sense.
Quoted from Sidney Madwed, ed, Poor Man's College Quotations Collection
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.
Orphic Sayings,"The Teacher" (1840)