Quotations cause all kinds of trouble.
~ Willis Goth Regier
Amos Bronson Alcott Quotes
Devotees of grammatical studies have not been distinguished for any very remarkable felicities of expression.
Sleep on your writing; take a walk over it; scrutinize it of a morning; review it of an afternoon; digest it after a meal; let it sleep in your drawer a twelvemonth; never venture a whisper about it to your friend, if he be an author especially.
To be ignorant of one's ignorance is the malady of ignorance.
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.
That is a good book which is opened with expectation and closed with profit.