Louisa May Alcott quotes

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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 ...
Rome took all the vanity out of me; for after seeing the wonders there, I felt too insignificant to live, and gave up all my fooli ...
Work is and always has been my salvation and I thank the Lord for it.
When I had youth I had no money; now I have the money I have no time; and when I get the time, if I ever do, I shall have no healt ...
What do girls do who haven't any mothers to help them through their troubles?
It takes two flints to make a fire.
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 i ...
Love is a great beautifier.
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 unju ...
Conceit spoils the finest genius. There is not much danger that real talent or goodness will be overlooked long; even if it is, th ...
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