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Louisa May Alcott quotes (14)

What do girls do who havent any mothers to help them through their troubles?
Louisa May Alcott   Category: Mother

Im not afraid of storms for Im learning to sail my ship.
Louisa May Alcott   Category: Sailor

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.
Louisa May Alcott   Category: Woe

Money is the root of all evil and yet it is such a useful root that we cannot get on without it any more than we can without potatoes.
Louisa May Alcott   Category: Evil

Love is a great beautifier.
Louisa May Alcott   Category: Love

I have made a plan for my life as I am in my teens and no more a child. I am old for my age and don't care much for girls things. People think Im wild and queer; but mother understands and helps me. I have not told anyone about my plans but I am going to be good.... Now Im going to work really for I feel a desire to improve and be a help and comfort not a care and sorrow to my dear mother.
Louisa May Alcott   Category: Ambition

Housekeeping aint no joke.
Louisa May Alcott   Category: Housework

Life is my college. May I graduate well and earn some honors!
Louisa May Alcott   Category: Life

Father asked us what was Gods noblest work. Anna said men but I said babies. Men are often bad but babies never are.
Louisa May Alcott   Category: Baby

All is fish that comes to the literary net. Goethe puts his joys and sorrows into poems I turn my adventures into bread and butter.
Louisa May Alcott   Category: Fish

Far away in the sunshine are my highest aspirations. I may not reach them but I can look up and see their beauty believe in them and try to follow where they lead.
Louisa May Alcott   Category: See

My definition [of a philosopher] is of a man up in a balloon with his family and friends holding the ropes which confine him to earth and trying to haul him down.
Louisa May Alcott   Category: Philosophy

It takes people a long time to learn the difference between talent and genius especially ambitious young men and women.
Louisa May Alcott   Category: Unsorted

It takes two flints to make a fire.
Louisa May Alcott   Category: Fire