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Amos Bronson Alcott

Amos Bronson Alcott

Born: November 29, 1799
Birthplace: Wolcott, Connecticut, U.S.A.
Died: March 4, 1888

Occupation: Philosopher, Teacher, and Writer
Profile: Founded a series of innovative but ultimately unsuccessful schools for children and a short lived utopian community known as Fruitlands. Associated with the philosophy of Transcendentalism. Father of Louisa May Alcott.

Number of Quotes: 2

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.

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