Louisa May Alcott

1832 - 1888

A Quote by Louisa May Alcott on ambition, genius, learning, men, men and women, people, talent, time, and women

It takes people a long time to learn the difference between talent and genius, especially ambitious young men and women.

Louisa May Alcott (1832 - 1888)

Source: Little Women, Pt. II

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A Quote by Louisa May Alcott on babies, fatherhood, god, men, and work

Father asked us what was God's noblest work. Anna said men, but I said babies. Men are often bad, but babies never are.

Louisa May Alcott (1832 - 1888)

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A Quote by Louisa May Alcott on college, graduation, and life

Life is my college. May I graduate well, and earn some honors!

Louisa May Alcott (1832 - 1888)

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A Quote by Louisa May Alcott on learning, libraries, mind, possessions, sympathy, attitude, beauty, and perspective

When Emerson's library was burning at Concord, I went to him as he stood with the firelight on his strong, sweet face, and endeavored to express my sympathy for the loss of his most valued possessions, but he answered cheerily, 'Never mind, Louisa, see what a beautiful blaze they make! We will enjoy that now.' The lesson was one never forgotten and in the varied lessons that have come to me I have learned to look for something beautiful and bright.

Louisa May Alcott (1832 - 1888)

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A Quote by Louisa May Alcott

Is it not meningitis?

Louisa May Alcott (1832 - 1888)

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A Quote by Louisa May Alcott on defense, faith, and friendship

A faithful friend is a strong defense; And he that hath found him hath found a treasure.

Louisa May Alcott (1832 - 1888)

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A Quote by Louisa May Alcott on feeling

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A little kingdom I possess, Where thoughts and feelings dwell; And very hard the task I find Of governing it well.

Louisa May Alcott (1832 - 1888)

Source: My Kingdom, st. 1.

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A Quote by Louisa May Alcott on literature

All is fish that comes to the literary net. Goethe puts his joys and sorrows into poems, I turn my adventures into bread and butter.

Louisa May Alcott (1832 - 1888)

Source: Jou.

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A Quote by Louisa May Alcott on jokes

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Housekeeping ain't no joke.

Louisa May Alcott (1832 - 1888)

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A Quote by Louisa May Alcott on love

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Love is a great beautifier.

Louisa May Alcott (1832 - 1888)

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