Louisa May Alcott

Pennsylvania / United States
Louisa May Alcott
Pennsylvania / United States

Quotes

11 November 2014
Housekeeping ain't no joke.
11 November 2014
Conceit spoils the finest genius. There is not much danger that real talent or goodness will be overlooked long; even if it is, the consciousness of possessing and using it well should satisfy one, and the great charm of all power is modesty.
11 November 2014
People don't have fortunes left them in that style nowadays; men have to work and women to marry for money. It's a dreadfully unjust world.
11 November 2014
Love is a great beautifier.
11 November 2014
Girls are so queer you never know what they mean. They say No when they mean Yes, and drive a man out of his wits for the fun of it.
11 November 2014
It takes two flints to make a fire.
11 November 2014
Rome took all the vanity out of me; for after seeing the wonders there, I felt too insignificant to live, and gave up all my foolish hopes in despair.
11 November 2014
What do girls do who haven't any mothers to help them through their troubles?
11 November 2014
Talent isn't genius, and no amount of energy can make it so. I want to be great, or nothing. I won't be a commonplace dauber, so I don't intend to try any more.

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