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#1. Money is a needful and precious thing - Author: Louisa May Alcott
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#2. Faber's drawing-pencils; - Author: Louisa May Alcott
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#3. What a strange yet pleasant day that was. So brilliant and gay without, for all the world - Author: Louisa May Alcott
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#4. Don't shut yourself up in a band box because you are a woman, but understand what is going on, and educate yourself to take part in the world's work, for it all affects you and yours. - Author: Louisa May Alcott
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#5. I don't worry about the storms, I am learning to sail my own ship. - Author: Louisa May Alcott
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#6. It takes two flints to make a fire. - Author: Louisa May Alcott
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#7. ... books are always good company if you have the right sort. Let me pick out some for you.' And Mrs. Jo made a bee-line to the well-laden shelves, which were the joy of her heart and the comfort of her life. - Author: Louisa May Alcott
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#8. Hither I come, From my airy home, Afar in the silver moon. Take the magic spell, And use it well, Or its power will vanish soon! And - Author: Louisa May Alcott
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#9. Have your fun, my dear; but if you must earn your bread, try to make it sweet with cheerfulness, not bitter with the daily regret that it isn't cake. - Author: Louisa May Alcott
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#10. Mothers can forgive anything! - Author: Louisa May Alcott
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#11. Who are your heroes?" asked Jo.
"Grandfather and Napoleon. - Author: Louisa May Alcott
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#12. Far away there in the sunshine are my highest aspirations. I may not reach them, but I can look up and see their beauty, believe in them, and try to follow where they lead. - Author: Louisa May Alcott
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#13. To marry without love betrays as surely as to love without marriage ... - Author: Louisa May Alcott
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#14. he came for her sake alone. - Author: Louisa May Alcott
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#15. Louisa went about her duties at the hospital, trying not to dwell on the fact that this might be her last day alive. - Author: David Healey
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#16. Occasionally a matrimonial epidemic appears, especially toward spring, devastating society, thinning the ranks of bachelordom, and leaving mothers lamenting for their fairest daughters. - Author: Louisa May Alcott
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#17. I've loved you ever since I've known you, Jo, - couldn't help it, you've been so good to me, - I've tried to show it, but you wouldn't let me; now I'm going to make you hear, and give me an answer, for I can't go on so any longer. - Laurie - Author: Louisa May Alcott
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#18. operatic tragedy began. - Author: Louisa May Alcott
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#19. I've been so bothered with my property, that I'm tired of it, and don't mean to save up any more, but give it away as I go along, and then nobody will envy me, or want to steal it, and I shan't be suspecting folks and worrying about my old cash. - Author: Louisa May Alcott
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#20. Honesty is the best policy, in love as in law ... - Author: Louisa May Alcott
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#21. I want to do something splendid ... something heroic or wonderful that won't be forgotten after I'm dead. I don't know what, but I'm on the watch for it and mean to astonish you all someday. - Author: Louisa May Alcott
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#22. I'm not letting go of you" - Sam - Author: Jojo Moyes
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#23. Troubles never come singly. - Author: Mary Louisa Molesworth
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#24. I know you've got something nice in your pocket, George; give her some, - Author: Louisa May Alcott
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#25. [Jo to her mother] I knew there was mischief brewing. I felt it and now it's worse than I imagined. I just wish I could marry Meg myself, and keep her safe in the family. - Author: Louisa May Alcott
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#26. That's loving our neighbor better than ourselves, and I like it. - Author: Louisa May Alcott
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#27. Arthur Braithwaite, known to Louisa and the children as God. And all right, strictly speaking Braithwaite did not exist. Why should he? Not every god has to exist in order to do his job. - Author: John Le Carre
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#28. There are plenty to love you so try to be satisfied with Father and Mother, Sisters and Brothers, friends and babies till the best lover of all comes to give you your reward. - Author: Louisa May Alcott
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#29. I'm shocked and appalled that you would dare to suggest I might not be completely original and unique in every way. I'll have you know that I'm a very special snowflake, Ms. Cavanaugh. There's no one like me anywhere in the world. I know, because I checked. - Author: Louisa Edwards
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#30. ... the little girls wore a grave, troubled expression, as if sorrow was a new experience to them. - Author: Louisa May Alcott
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#31. girls," said a cheery voice at the door, and actors and audience - Author: Louisa May Alcott
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#32. If all literary women had such thoughtful angels for husbands, they would live longer and write more. Perhaps that wouldn't be such a blessing to the world though, as most of us write too much now,' said Mrs. Jo ... - Author: Louisa May Alcott
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#33. That boy is a perfect cyclops, isn't he? said Amy one day, as Laurie clattered by on horseback, with a flourish of his whip as he passed. - Author: Louisa May Alcott
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#34. Perhaps it would have been better if he had killed me; my life is spoilt. - Author: Louisa May Alcott
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#35. 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. - Author: Louisa May Alcott
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#36. My only answer is, if my grave stood open on one side and you upon the other I'd go into my grave before I would take one step to meet you. - Author: Louisa May Alcott
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#37. I think this power of living in our children is one of the sweetest things in the world ... - Author: Louisa May Alcott
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#38. ... that's what old people are here for, - else their experience is of little use. - Author: Louisa May Alcott
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#39. The female population exceeds the male, you know, especially in New England, which accounts for the high state of culture we are in, perhaps. - Author: Louisa May Alcott
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#40. Human minds are more full of mysteries than any written book and more changeable than the cloud shapes in the air. - Author: Louisa May Alcott
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#41. You have grown abominably lazy, and you like gossip, and waste time on frivolous things, you are contented to be petted and admired by silly people, instead of being loved and respected by wise ones. - Author: Louisa May Alcott
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#42. This is all we get, I thought. Just quick moments of brightness that get taken away before you understand what you've been given. Then - Author: Louisa Hall
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#43. For love is a flower that grows in any soil, works its sweet miracles undaunted by autumn frost or winter snow, blooming fair and fragrant all the year, and blessing those who give and those who receive. The - Author: Louisa May Alcott
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#44. The requirements of health, and the style of female attire which custom enjoins, are in direct antagonism to each other. - Author: Abba Louisa Goold Woolson
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#45. Money is the root of all evil, and yet it is such a useful root that we cannot get on without it any more than we can without potatoes. - Author: Louisa May Alcott
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#46. In spite of her small vanities, Margaret had a sweet and pious nature, which unconsciously influenced her sisters, especially Jo, who loved her very tenderly, and obeyed her because her advice was so gently given. - Author: Louisa May Alcott
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#47. Was sixteen, and very pretty, being plump and - Author: Louisa May Alcott
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#48. People should know about us. Girls who write their pain on their bodies. ~Louisa - Author: Kathleen Glasgow
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#49. Women who dare " are few , the women who who "stand and wait" are many - Author: Louisa May Alcott
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#50. Do," said Louisa finally, "whatever you can't not do. - Author: David Mitchell
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#51. I shall never 'go and marry' anyone," observed Meg, walking on with great dignity while the others followed, laughing, whispering, skipping stones, and 'behaving like children', as Meg said to herself, - Author: Louisa May Alcott
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#52. She fit
against him like a teaspoon inside a tablespoon, curves angling
together in all the right places to lock them into place with a nearly
audible click of perfection - Author: Louisa Edwards
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#53. Mother didn't say anything about our money, and she won't wish us to give up everything. Let's each buy what we want, and have a little fun; I'm sure we work hard enough to earn it, cried Jo, examining the heels of her shoes in a gentlemanly manner. - Author: Louisa May Alcott
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#54. A capital patient, as she never died and never got well. - Author: Louisa May Alcott
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#55. How can girls like to have lovers and refuse them? I think it's dreadful. - Author: Louisa May Alcott
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#56. Resolved to take fate by the throat and shake a living out of her. - Author: Louisa May Alcott
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#57. I suppose it's natural to some people to please without trying, and others to always say and do the wrong thing in the wrong place. - Author: Louisa May Alcott
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#58. She had a womanly instinct that clothes possess an influence more powerful over many than the worth of character or the magic of manners. - Author: Louisa May Alcott
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#59. Remember that frost comes latest to those that bloom the highest. - Author: Louisa May Alcott
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#60. Love Jo all your days, if you choose, but don't let it spoil you, for it's wicked to throw away so many good gifts because you can't have the one you want. - Author: Louisa May Alcott
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#61. It is one of her aristocratic tastes, and quite proper, for a real lady is always known by neat boots, gloves, and handkerchief. - Author: Louisa May Alcott
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#62. 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. - Author: Louisa May Alcott
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#63. Christmas won't be Christmas without any presents. - Author: Louisa May Alcott
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#64. So the world was nuts and he'd suddenly discovered a kink for geeks. There were worse things. - Author: Louisa Edwards
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#65. Poor dull Concord. Nothing colorful has come through here since the Redcoats. - Author: Louisa May Alcott
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#66. I shall have to toil and moil all my days, with only little bits of fun now and then, and get old and ugly and sour, because I'm poor, and can't enjoy my life as other girls do. It's a shame! - Author: Louisa May Alcott
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#67. It's highly virtuous to say we'll be good, but we can't do it all at once, and it takes a long pull, a strong pull, and a pull all together before some of us even get our feet set in the right way - Author: Louisa May Alcott
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#68. Fame is a very good thing to have in the house, but cash is more convenient. - Author: Louisa May Alcott
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#69. Ought they to smoke like that? - Author: Louisa May Alcott
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#70. When the writing fit came on, she gave herself up to it with entire abandon, and led a blissful life, unconscious of want, care, or bad weather, while she sat safe and happy in an imaginary world, full of friends almost as real and dear to her as any in the flesh. - Author: Louisa May Alcott
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#71. The small hopes and plans and pleasures of children should be tenderly respected by grown-up people, and never rudely thwarted or ridiculed. - Author: Louisa May Alcott
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#72. A little kingdom I possess, where thoughts and feelings dwell; And very hard the task I find of governing it well. - Author: Louisa May Alcott
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#73. The humblest tasks get beautified if loving hands do them. - Author: Louisa May Alcott
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#74. Young things like you don't need any ornaments but those you wear to-night: youth, health, intelligence, and modesty. - Author: Louisa May Alcott
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#75. Many argue; not many converse. - Author: Louisa May Alcott
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#76. Taking a remorseful satisfaction in the snowy walk and bitter wind. - Author: Louisa May Alcott
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#77. Life just wouldn't be worth living without a good story! - Author: Louisa Mullerworth
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#78. (D)espair never lives long in young hearts - Author: Louisa May Alcott
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#79. That's it! said Jo to herself, when she at length discovered that genuine good will toward one's fellow men could beautify and dignify even a stout German teacher, who shoveled in his dinner, darned his own socks, and was burdened with the name of Bhaer. - Author: Louisa May Alcott
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#80. Life is my college. May I graduate well, and earn some honors. - Author: Louisa May Alcott
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#81. And clung more closely to the dear human love, from which our Father never means us to be weaned, but through which He draws us closer to Himself. - Author: Louisa May Alcott
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#82. Life and love are very precious when both are in full bloom. - Author: Louisa May Alcott
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#83. But the spirit of Eve is strong in all her daughters. - Author: Louisa May Alcott
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#84. Nothing is impossible to a determined woman. - Author: Louisa May Alcott
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#85. If I didn't care about doing right and didn't feel uncomfortable doing wrong, I should get on capitally. - Author: Louisa May Alcott
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#86. Boys don't gush, so I can stand it. The last time I let in a party of girls, one fell into my arms and said, "Darling, love me!" I wanted to shake her,' answered Mrs. Jo, wiping her pen with energy. - Author: Louisa May Alcott
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#87. I can get on with wild beasts first-rate; but men rile me awfully ... - Author: Louisa May Alcott
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#88. More talk of love would lead to the difficulties surrounding ... Oh, God, he loved her, he did, she did, they did, it was.
It was. - Author: Louisa Young
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#89. Well, I'm sure I hope your health may be good, Louisa; for if your head begins to split as soon as you are married, which was the case with mine, I cannot consider that you are to be envied, though I have no doubt you think you are, as all girls do. - Author: Charles Dickens
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#90. The dirt is picturesque, so I don't mind. - Author: Louisa May Alcott
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#91. No woman should give her happiness into the keeping of a man without fixed principles ... - Author: Louisa May Alcott
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#92. He looked at her an instant, for the effect of the graceful girlish figure with pale, passionate face and dark eyes full of sorrow, pride and resolution was wonderfully enhanced by the gloom of the great room, and glimpses of a gathering storm in the red autumn sky. - Author: Louisa May Alcott
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#93. Housekeeping ain't no joke. - Author: Louisa May Alcott
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#94. Sympathy is a sweet thing. - Author: Louisa May Alcott
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#95. To be beautiful, accomplished, and good. To be admired, loved, and respected. To have a happy youth, to be well and wisely married, and to lead useful, pleasant lives, with as little care and sorrow to try them as God sees fit to send. To be loved and chosen - Author: Louisa May Alcott
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#96. It takes people a long time to learn the difference between talent and genius, especially ambitious young men and women. - Author: Louisa May Alcott
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#97. Six weeks is a long time to wait, and a still longer time for a girl to keep a secret ... - Author: Louisa May Alcott
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#98. take up your little burdens again, for though they seem heavy sometimes, they are good for us, and lighten as we learn to carry them. - Author: Louisa May Alcott
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#99. As boys going to sea immediately become nautical in speech, walk as if they already had their "sea legs" on, and shiver their timbers on all possible occasions, so I turned military at once, called my dinner my rations, saluted all new comers, and ordered a dress parade that very afternoon. - Author: Louisa May Alcott
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#100. Rule yourself. Love your neighbor. Do the duty that lies nearest you. - Author: Louisa May Alcott
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