- Name: Amos Bronson Alcott
- Born: 11/29/1799
- Died: 03/04/1888 (88 years old)
- Occupation: Educator, Writer
Amos Bronson Alcott (/ – /,; November 29, 1799? March 4, 1888) was an American teacher, writer, philosopher, and reformer. As an educator, Alcott pioneered new ways of interacting with young students, focusing on a conversational style, and avoided traditional punishment. He hoped to perfect the human spirit and, to that end, advocated a vegan diet before the term was coined. He was also an abolitionist and an advocate for women’s rights.
Birth Name: Amos Bronson Alcox
Alias: Amos Bronson Alcox
Birth Place: Wolcott, Connecticut, U.S.
Death Place: Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.
Amos Bronson Alcott quotes :
To keep the heart unwrinkled, to be hopeful, kindly, cheerful, reverent that is to triumph over old age.Amos Bronson Alcott
While one finds company in himself and his pursuits, he cannot feel old, no matter what his years may be.Amos Bronson Alcott
A government, for protecting business only, is but a carcass, and soon falls by its own corruption and decay.Amos Bronson Alcott
Observation more than books and experience more than persons, are the prime educators.Amos Bronson Alcott
We climb to heaven most often on the ruins of our cherished plans, finding our failures were successes.Amos Bronson Alcott
Our notion of the perfect society embraces the family as its center and ornament, and this paradise is not secure until children appear to animate and complete the picture.Amos Bronson Alcott
Our friends interpret the world and ourselves to us, if we take them tenderly and truly.Amos Bronson Alcott