Louisa May Alcott 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.