"Talent isn't genius ..." Quote of Louisa May Alcott

Tuesday, November 11, 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.

Louisa May Alcott
Louisa May Alcott (1832-1888), U.S. author. Amy March, in Little Women, pt. 2, ch. 16 (1869).