"Conceit spoils the ..." Quote of Louisa May Alcott

Tuesday, November 11, 2014
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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.

Louisa May Alcott
Louisa May Alcott (1832-1888), U.S. author. Mrs. March, in Little Women, pt. 1, ch. 7 (1868). To her daughter Amy.
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