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quotation: Louisa May Alcott


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 (1832-1888) Discuss

quotation: “Simple, sincere people seldom speak much of their piety. …” – Louisa May Alcott


Simple, sincere people seldom speak much of their piety. It shows itself in acts rather than in words, and has more influence than homilies or protestations.Louisa May Alcott (1832-1888) Discuss

It takes people a long time to learn the difference between talent and genius, especially ambitious young men and women. 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 (1832-1888) Discuss

quotation: 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 (1832-1888) Discuss

quotation: Love is a great beautifier. Louisa May Alcot


Love is a great beautifier.

Louisa May Alcott (1832-1888) Discuss

quotation: Edith Wharton – “…habit is necessary;…”


quotation: 

Habit is necessary; it is the habit of having habits, of turning a trail into a rut, that must be incessantly fought against if one is to remain alive.

Edith Wharton (1862-1937) Discuss

quotation: Edith Wharton: “Mrs. Ballinger is one of the ladies who pursue Culture in bands, as though it were dangerous to meet it alone.”


Mrs. Ballinger is one of the ladies who pursue Culture in bands, as though it were dangerous to meet it alone.

Edith Wharton (1862-1937) Discuss

“At the antipodes of bloggers everywhere! “

Quotation: Frances Hodgson Burnett about living in the world


One of the strange things about living in the world is that it is only now and then one is quite sure one is going to live forever and ever and ever.

Frances Hodgson Burnett (1849-1924) Discuss

 

Quotation: Louisa May Alcott (1832-1888) on Conquest and Rivalry


Rivalry adds so much to the charms of one’s conquests.

Louisa May Alcott (1832-1888) Discuss

Today’s Quotation: Louisa May Alcott (1832-1888) On belief and achievment


 

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 (1832-1888) Discuss