44 Total Quotes

Louisa+May Alcott Quotes

Louisa May Alcott
Life is my college. May I graduate well, and earn some honors!
Louisa May Alcott
#College

Louisa May Alcott
Painful as it may be, a significant emotional event can be the catalyst for choosing a direction that serves us-and those around us - more effectively. Look for the learning.
Louisa May Alcott
#Direction

Louisa May Alcott
Rivalry adds so much to the charms of one's conquests
Louisa May Alcott
#Rivalry

Louisa May Alcott
I am not afraid of storms for I am learning how to sail my ship.
Louisa May Alcott
#Learning

Louisa May Alcott
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.
Louisa May Alcott
#Men #Inheritance

Louisa May Alcott
She had a womanly instinct that clothes possess an influence more powerful over many than the worth of character or the magic of manners.
Louisa May Alcott
#Character

Louisa May Alcott
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
#Modesty #Conceit

Louisa May Alcott
Beth could not reason upon or explain the faith that gave her courage and patience to give up life, and cheerfully wait for death. Like a confiding child, she asked no questions, but left everything to God and nature, Father and Mother of us all, feeling sure that they, and they only, could teach and strengthen heart and spirit for this life and the life to come.
Louisa May Alcott
#Courage

Louisa May Alcott
Let my name stand among those who are willing to bear ridicule and reproach for the truth's sake, and so earn some right to rejoice when the victory is won.
Louisa May Alcott
#Reform #Editor's Pick #Quote of the Day #inspirational

Louisa May Alcott
He who believes is strong; he who doubts is weak. Strong convictions precede great actions.
Louisa May Alcott
#Action

Louisa May Alcott
Resolved to take fate by the throat and shake a living out of her
Louisa May Alcott
#Fate

Louisa May Alcott
It takes very little fire to make a great deal of smoke nowadays, and notoriety is not real glory.
Louisa May Alcott
#Fire

Louisa May Alcott
It takes people a long time to learn the difference between talent and genius, especially ambitious young men and women.
Louisa May Alcott
#Genius

Louisa May Alcott
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
#Talent #Energy

Louisa May Alcott
Happy is the son whose faith in his mother remains unchallenged.
Louisa May Alcott
#Happiness

Louisa May Alcott
The rooms were very still while the pages were softly turned and the winter sunshine crept in to touch the bright heads and serious faces with a Christmas greeting.
Louisa May Alcott
#Christmas

Louisa May Alcott
I like to help women help themselves, as that is, in my opinion, the best way to settle the woman question. Whatever we can do and do well we have a right to, and I don't think any one will deny us.
Louisa May Alcott
#Women

Louisa May Alcott
It takes two flints to make a fire.
Louisa May Alcott
#Anger #Fire

Louisa May Alcott
We all have our own life to pursue, Our own kind of dream to be weaving... And we all have the power To make wishes come true, As long as we keep believing.
Louisa May Alcott
#Life

Louisa May Alcott
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
#Girls

Louisa May Alcott
Love is a great beautifier.
Louisa May Alcott
#Cute Love #Sweet Love #Love