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Quotes About Jo S Boys

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Louisa May Alcott
“Mothers can forgive anything! Tell me all, and be sure that I will never let you go, though the whole world should turn from you.”
Louisa May Alcott, Jo's Boys

Louisa May Alcott
“Men are always ready to die for us, but not to make our lives worth having. Cheap sentiment and bad logic.”
Louisa May Alcott, Jo's Boys

Louisa May Alcott
“…the violin — that most human of all instruments…”
Louisa May Alcott, Jo's Boys

Louisa May Alcott
“Better lose your life than your soul…”
Louisa May Alcott, Jo's Boys

Louisa May Alcott
“…books are always good company if you have the right sort. Let me pick out some for you.' And Mrs. Jo made a bee-line to the well-laden shelves, which were the joy of her heart and the comfort of her life.”
Louisa May Alcott, Jo's Boys

Louisa May Alcott
“I do like men who come out frankly and own that they are not gods.”
Louisa May Alcott, Jo's Boys

Louisa May Alcott
“We don't choose our talents; but we needn't hide them in a napkin because they are not just what we want.”
Louisa May Alcott, Jo's Boys

Louisa May Alcott
“…she rejoiced as only mothers can in the good fortunes of their children.”
Louisa May Alcott, Jo's Boys

Louisa May Alcott
“…what splendid dreams young people build upon a word, and how bitter is the pain when the bright bubbles burst.”
Louisa May Alcott, Jo's Boys

Louisa May Alcott
“…proved that woman isn't a half but a whole human being, and can stand alone.”
Louisa May Alcott, Jo's Boys

Louisa May Alcott
“…men never forgive like women.”
Louisa May Alcott, Jo's Boys

Louisa May Alcott
“Prosperity suits some people, and they blossom best in a glow of sunshine; others need the shade, and are the sweeter for a touch of frost.”
Louisa May Alcott, Jo's Boys

Louisa May Alcott
“…it is so much better to work for others than for one's self alone.”
Louisa May Alcott, Jo's Boys

Louisa May Alcott
“Dan clung to her in speechless gratitude, feeling the blessedness of mother love, — that divine gift which comforts, purifies, and strengthens all who seek it.”
Louisa May Alcott, Jo's Boys

Louisa May Alcott
“I can get on with wild beasts first-rate; but men rile me awfully…”
Louisa May Alcott, Jo's Boys

Louisa May Alcott
“Oh dear, life is pretty tough sometimes, isn't it?”
Louisa May Alcott, Jo's Boys

Louisa May Alcott
“Young people think they never can change, but they do in the most wonderful manner, and very few die of broken hearts.”
Louisa May Alcott, Jo's Boys

Louisa May Alcott
“It's lovely to see people so happy.”
Louisa May Alcott, Jo's Boys

Louisa May Alcott
“I'm tired of praise; and love is very sweet, when it is simple and sincere like this.”
Louisa May Alcott, Jo's Boys

Louisa May Alcott
“…misfortune was much more interesting to her than good luck.”
Louisa May Alcott, Jo's Boys

Louisa May Alcott
“…courage and devotion always stir generous hearts, and win admiration…”
Louisa May Alcott, Jo's Boys

Louisa May Alcott
“…for action is always easier than quiet waiting.”
Louisa May Alcott, Jo's Boys

Louisa May Alcott
“It is a merciful provision my dears, for it takes three or four women to get each man into, through, and out of the world. You are costly creatures, boys, and it is well that mothers, sisters, wives, and daughters love their duty and do it so well, or you would perish off the face of the earth,' said Mrs. Jo solemnly…”
Louisa May Alcott, Jo's Boys

Louisa May Alcott
“If all literary women had such thoughtful angels for husbands, they would live longer and write more. Perhaps that wouldn't be such a blessing to the world though, as most of us write too much now,' said Mrs. Jo…”
Louisa May Alcott, Jo's Boys

Louisa May Alcott
“…she never had what she wanted till she had given up hoping for,' said Mrs. Meg.”
Louisa May Alcott, Jo's Boys

Louisa May Alcott
“Don't suggest that we are growing old, my Lord. We have only bloomed; and a very nice bouquet we make with our buds about us,' answered Mrs. Amy, shaking out the folds of her rosy muslin with much the air of dainty satisfaction the girl used to show in a new dress.
Not to mention our thorns and dead leaves,' added Jo, with a sigh; for life had never been very easy to her, and even now she had her troubles both within and without.”
Louisa May Alcott, Jo's Boys

Louisa May Alcott
“Don't take it away! It's only a fancy, but a man must love something…”
Louisa May Alcott, Jo's Boys

Louisa May Alcott
“Perhaps it would have been better if he had killed me; my life is spoilt.”
Louisa May Alcott, Jo's Boys

Louisa May Alcott
“…he stood behind her, tall and pale, like the ghost of his former self…”
Louisa May Alcott, Jo's Boys

Louisa May Alcott
“And mother-like, Mrs. Jo forgot the threatened chastisement in tender lamentations over the happy scapegrace…”
Louisa May Alcott, Jo's Boys

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