The best Quotations


Customer needs have an unsettling way of not staying satisfied for very long.
- Karl Albrecht

If the frontline people do count, you couldn't prove it by examining the reward systems in most organizations.
- Karl Albrecht

If you're not serving the customer, you'd better be serving someone who is.
- Karl Albrecht

A government, for protecting business only, is but a carcass, and soon falls by its own corruption and decay.
- Amos Bronson Alcott

A true teacher defends his students against his own personal influences.
- Amos Bronson Alcott

Civilization degrades the many to exalt the few.
- Amos Bronson Alcott

Debate is masculine, conversation is feminine.
- Amos Bronson Alcott

Observation more than books and experience more than persons, are the prime educators.
- Amos Bronson Alcott

One must be a wise reader to quote wisely and well.
- Amos Bronson Alcott

Our dreams drench us in senses, and senses steps us again in dreams.
- Amos Bronson Alcott

Our friends interpret the world and ourselves to us, if we take them tenderly and truly.
- Amos Bronson Alcott

Our ideals are our better selves.
- 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

Strengthen me by sympathizing with my strength, not my weakness.
- Amos Bronson Alcott

Success is sweet and sweeter if long delayed and gotten through many struggles and defeats.
- Amos Bronson Alcott

That is a good book which is opened with expectation, and closed with delight and profit.
- Amos Bronson Alcott

The less routine the more life.
- Amos Bronson Alcott

The surest sign of age is loneliness.
- Amos Bronson Alcott

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.
- Amos Bronson Alcott

Thought means life, since those who do not think so do not live in any high or real sense. thinking makes the man.
- Amos Bronson Alcott

To be ignorant of one's ignorance is the malady of the ignorant.
- Amos Bronson Alcott

We climb to heaven most often on the ruins of our cherished plans, finding our failures were successes.
- Amos Bronson Alcott

Where there is a mother in the home, matters go well.
- 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

Who knows, the mind has the key to all things besides.
- Amos Bronson Alcott


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Quotation The greatest of faults, I should say, is to be conscious of none. - writer
Quotation How soon hath Time, the subtle thief of youth, stolen on his wing my three-and-twentieth year! - writer
Quotation We are bemused and crazed creatures, strangers to our true selves, to one another, and to the spiritual and material world - mad, even, from an ideal standpoint we can glimpse but not adopt. - writer
Quotation Conformity, humility, acceptance... with these coins we are to pay our fares to paradise. - writer
Quotation Honest statesmanship is the wise employment of individual meanness for the public good. - writer
Quotation My divorce came to me as a complete surprise. That's what happens when you haven't been home in eighteen years. - writer