Quotes by Louisa May Alcott
27 quotes by 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.
Quote about modesty, charm, danger, genius, talent, power, real estate
Quote about truth, need, things
Father asked us what was God's noblest work. Anna said men, but I said babies. Men are often bad, but babies never are.
Quote about bad luck, bad, god, work
Quote about books, good, good luck
Quote about faith, mother, happiness
Have regular hours for work and play; make each day both useful and pleasant, and prove that you understand the worth of time by employing it well. Then youth will be delightful, old age will bring few regrets, and life will become a beautiful...
Quote about olderness, youth, age, old, work, day, time, immortality, life
Quote about joke
It takes people a long time to learn the difference between talent and genius, especially ambitious young men and women.
Quote about genius, talent, time, nation
Quote about fire, fire brigade
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.
Quote about ridicule, victory, name, truth
Quote about love