Anna Brackett

American philosopher

Anna Callender Brackett (May 21, 1836 – March 18, 1911) was a philosopher known for being a translator, feminist, and an educator. She is known for being one of the most important educators among women, but her philosophical achievements are oftentimes overlooked.


  • Do not seek for information of which you cannot make use.
    • The Technique of Rest, Ch. 2 (1892).
  • Perchance — He knows — canst thou not trust His love?
    • Reported in Josiah Hotchkiss Gilbert, Dictionary of Burning Words of Brilliant Writers (1895), p. 271.
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