Quotation by Louisa May Alcott

Work is and always has been my salvation and I thank the Lord for it.
Louisa May Alcott (1832–1888), U.S. novelist. As quoted in Louisa May, ch. 17, by Martha Saxton (1977).

Written in 1873. Alcott remained single throughout her life; among her eighteen books was a novel entitled Work, published the same year that she wrote this sentence.
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