Louisa May Alcott Quotes

Louisa May Alcott Quotes: such hours are beautiful to live, but very hard to describe...
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Louisa May Alcott Quote: They were enjoying the happy hour that seldom comes but once in any life, the magical moment which bestows youth on the old, beauty on the plain, wealth on the poor, and gives human hearts a foretaste of heaven.
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Quotes about Louisa May Alcott: Education is not confined to books, and the finest characters often graduate from no college, but make experience their master, and life their book. [Some care] only for the mental culture, and [are] in danger of over-studying, under the delusion . . . that learning must be had at all costs, forgetting that health and real wisdom are better.
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Quote about Louisa May Alcott: Because they are mean is no reason why I should be. I hate such things, and though I think I've a right to be hurt, I don't intend to show it. (Amy March)
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Louisa May Alcott Sayings: There was a good deal of laughing and kissing and explaining, in the simple, loving fashion which makes these home-festivals so pleasant at the time, so sweet to remember long afterward, and then all fell to work.
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Louisa May Alcott Saying: He was poor, yet always appeared to be giving something away; a stranger, yet everyone was his friend; no longer young, but as happy-hearted as a boy; plain and peculiar, yet his face looked beautiful to many.
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Sayings about Louisa May Alcott: Beth ceased to fear him from that moment, and sat there talking to him as cozily as if she had known him all her life, for love casts out fear, and gratitude can conquer pride.
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Saying about Louisa May Alcott: ...Meg learned to love her husband better for his poverty, because it seem to have made a man of him, giving him the strength and courage to fight his own way, and taught him a tender patience with which to bear and comfort the natural longings and failures of those he loved.
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Louisa May Alcott Quotes: Every house needs a grandmother in it.
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Louisa May Alcott Quote: . . . for when women are the advisers, the lords of creation don't take the advice till they have persuaded themselves that it is just what they intended to do. Then they act upon it, and, if it succeeds, they give the weaker vessel half the credit of it. If it fails, they generously give her the whole.
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Quotes about Louisa May Alcott: I've learned to check the hasty words that rise to my lips, and when I feel that they mean to break out against my will, I just go away for a minute, and give myself a little shake for being so weak and wicked.
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Quote about Louisa May Alcott: So she doesn't call desertion, poverty, and hard work troubles? She's a brave little girl, and I shall be proud to know her.
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Louisa May Alcott Sayings: He who believes is strong; he who doubts is weak. Strong convictions precede great actions.
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Louisa May Alcott Saying: ... tomorrow was her birthday, and she was thinking how fast the years went by, how old she was getting, and how little she seemed to have accomplished. Almost twenty-five and nothing to show for it.
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Sayings about Louisa May Alcott: I may be strong-minded, but no one can say I'm out of my sphere now, for woman's special mission is supposed to be drying tears and bearing burdens
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Saying about Louisa May Alcott: Don't laugh at the spinsters, dear girls, for often very tender, tragic romances are hidden away in the hearts that beat so quietly under the sober gowns, and many silent sacrifices of youth, health, ambition, love itself, make the faded faces beautiful in God's sight. Even the sad, sour sisters should be kindly dealt with, because they have missed the sweetest part of life, if for no other reason.
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Louisa May Alcott Quotes: Our actions are in our own hands, but the consequences of them are not. Remember that, my dear, and think twice before you do anything.
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Louisa May Alcott Quote: At twenty-five, girls begin to talk about being old maids, but secretly resolve that they never will. At thirty, they say nothing about it, but quietly accept the fact.
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