Louisa May Alcott Quotes

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Louisa May Alcott
“I like good strong words that mean something…”
Louisa May Alcott, Little Women

Louisa May Alcott
“I'd rather take coffee than compliments just now.”
Louisa May Alcott, Little Women

Louisa May Alcott
“Don't try to make me grow up before my time…”
Louisa May Alcott, Little Women

Louisa May Alcott
“Some people seemed to get all sunshine, and some all shadow…”
Louisa May Alcott, Little Women

Louisa May Alcott
“The emerging woman ... will be strong-minded, strong-hearted, strong-souled, and strong-bodied...strength and beauty must go together.”
Louisa May Alcott, An Old-Fashioned Girl

Louisa May Alcott
“I think she is growing up, and so begins to dream dreams, and have hopes and fears and fidgets, without knowing why or being able to explain them.”
Louisa May Alcott, Little Women

Louisa May Alcott
“I wish I had no heart, it aches so…”
Louisa May Alcott, Little Women

Louisa May Alcott
“Jo had learned that hearts, like flowers, cannot be rudely handled, but must open naturally…”
Louisa May Alcott, Little Women

Louisa May Alcott
“…because talent isn't genius, and no amount of energy can make it so. I want to be great, or nothing.”
Louisa May Alcott, Little Women

Louisa May Alcott
“I am lonely, sometimes, but I dare say it's good for me…”
Louisa May Alcott, Little Women

Louisa May Alcott
“life and love are very precious when both are in full bloom.”
Louisa May Alcott, Little Women

Louisa May Alcott
“…tomorrow was her birthday, and she was thinking how fast the years went by, how old she was getting, and how little she seemed to have accomplished. Almost twenty-five and nothing to show for it.”
Louisa May Alcott, Little Women

Louisa May Alcott
“I like adventures, and I’m going to find some.”
Louisa May Alcott

Louisa May Alcott
“Now and then, in this workaday world, things do happen in the delightful storybook fashion, and what a comfort that is.”
Louisa May Alcott, Little Women

Louisa May Alcott
“I never wanted to go away, and the hard part now is the leaving you all. I'm not afraid, but it seems as if I should be homesick for you even in heaven.”
Louisa May Alcott, Little Women

Louisa May Alcott
“…she'll go and fall in love, and there's an end of peace and fun, and cozy times together.”
Louisa May Alcott, Little Women

Louisa May Alcott
“…marriage, they say, halves one's rights and doubles one's duties.”
Louisa May Alcott, Little Women

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

Louisa May Alcott
“…we're twins, and so we love each other more than other people…”
Louisa May Alcott, Little Men

Louisa May Alcott
“Love covers a multitude of sins…”
Louisa May Alcott, Little Women

Louisa May Alcott
“When we make little sacrifices we like to have them appreciated, at least…”
Louisa May Alcott, Little Women

Louisa May Alcott
“…Jo loved a few persons very dearly and dreaded to have their affection lost or lessened in any way.”
Louisa May Alcott, Little Women

Louisa May Alcott
“It takes people a long time to learn the difference between talent and genius, especially ambitious young men and women.”
Louisa May Alcott, Little Women

Louisa May Alcott
“But, like all happiness, it did not last long…”
Louisa May Alcott, Little Women

Louisa May Alcott
“Go on with your work as usual, for work is a blessed solace.”
Louisa May Alcott, Little Women

Louisa May Alcott
“Well, I am happy, and I won't fret, but it does seem as if the more one gets the more one wants…”
Louisa May Alcott, Little Women

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
“…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
“Never take advice!”
Louisa May Alcott, Little Women

Louisa May Alcott
“…on some occasions, women, like dreams, go by contraries.”
Louisa May Alcott, Little Women

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