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A faithful friend is a strong defense;
by Louisa May Alcott

A faithful friend is a strong defense;
And he that hath found him hath found a treasure.
- Louisa May Alcott

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.
- Louisa May Alcott PHOTO

I am not afraid of storms
for I am learning how to sail my ship.
- Louisa May Alcott PHOTO

He who believes is strong; he who doubts is weak.
Strong convictions precede great actions.
- Louisa May Alcott

 

Love is a great beautifier.
- Louisa May Alcott

What do girls do who haven't any mothers to help them through their troubles?
- 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

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Women have been called queens for a long time,
but the kingdom given them isn't worth ruling.
- Louisa May Alcott

Father asked us what was God's noblest work.
Anna said men, but I said babies.
Men are often bad, but babies never are.
- Louisa May Alcott

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.
- 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

She had a womanly instinct that clothes possess an
influence more powerful over many than the worth of
character or the magic of manners.
- Louisa May Alcott

Housekeeping ain't no joke.
- Louisa May Alcott

A little kingdom I possess, where thoughts and feelings dwell;
And very hard the task I find of governing it well.
- Louisa May Alcott

Work is and always has been my salvation and I thank the Lord for it.
- Louisa May Alcott

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 it.
- Louisa May Alcott

It takes two flints to make a fire.
- Louisa May Alcott

Happy is the son whose faith in his mother remains unchallenged.
- Louisa May Alcott

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 unjust world.
- Louisa May Alcott

"Stay" is a charming word in a friend's vocabulary.
- Louisa May Alcott

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

Good books, like good friends, are few and chosen;
the more select,
the more enjoyable.
- Louisa May Alcott

Do the things you know, and you shall learn the truth you need to know.
- Louisa May Alcott

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.
- Louisa May Alcott

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.
- Louisa May Alcott

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 success.
- 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.
- Louisa May Alcott

You have a good many little gifts and virtues,
but there is no need of parading them,
for conceit spoils the finest genius.
There is not much danger that real talent or goodness will be overlooked long,
and the great charm of all power is modesty.
- Louisa May Alcott

May love and laughter light your days,
and warm your heart and home.
May good and faithful friends be yours,
wherever you may roam.
May peace and plenty bless your world
with joy that long endures.
May all life's passing seasons
bring the best to you and yours.
- Irish Blessing

The intuitive mind is a sacred gift
and the rational mind is a faithful servant.
We have created a society that honors the servant
and has forgotten the gift.
- Albert Einstein

Oh, the comfort, the inexpressible comfort
of feeling safe with a person;
having neither to weigh thoughts nor measure words,
but to pour them all out, just as they are,
chaff and grain together,
knowing that a faithful hand will take and sift them,
keep what is worth keeping, and then,
with a breath of kindness, blow the rest away.
- George Eliot

May God grant you always...
A sunbeam to warm you,
a moonbeam to charm you,
a sheltering Angel so nothing can harm you.
Laughter to you.
Faithful friends near you.
And whenever you pray,
Heaven to hear you.
- Irish Blessing

Rashness is the faithful, but unhappy parent of misfortune.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

Faithful women are all alike, they think only of their fidelity,
never of their husbands.
- Jean Giraudoux

Help us to be ever faithful gardeners of the spirit,
who know that without darkness nothing comes to birth,
and without light nothing flowers.
- May Sarton

I die the king's faithful servant, but God's first.
- Thomas More

Be faithful in small things
because it is in them that your strength lies.
- Mother Teresa

An ideal wife is one who remains faithful to you but
tries to be just as charming as if she weren't.
- Sacha Guitry

If you be faithful, you will have that honor that comes from God:
his Spirit will say in your hearts,
Well done, good and faithful servants.
- Adam Clarke

He fell in love with himself at first sight,
and it is a passion to which he has always remained faithful.
Self-love seems so often unrequited.
- Anthony Powell

A rusty nail placed near a faithful compass,
will sway it from the truth, and wreck the argosy.
- Walter Scott

Corona Light has had very faithful stewardship from
us from the very beginning in 1989.
- Carlos Alvarez

Confidence...
thrives on honesty, on honor, on the sacredness of obligations,
on faithful protection and on unselfish performance.
Without them it cannot live.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt

When young we are faithful to individuals,
when older we grow loyal to situations and to types.
- Cyril Connolly

Note too that a faithful study of the liberal arts
humanizes character and permits it not to be cruel.
- Ovid

No jealousy their dawn of love overcast,
nor blasted were their wedded days with strife;
each season looked delightful as it past,
to the fond husband and the faithful wife.
- James Beattie

The sense of smell, like a faithful counsellor,
foretells its character.
- Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin

I am Patrick, a sinner, most uncultivated and least
of all the faithful and despised in the eyes of many.
- Saint Patrick

A good and faithful judge ever prefers the honorable to the expedient.
- Horace

It is better to be unfaithful than to be faithful without wanting to be.
- Brigitte Bardot

He who is most slow in making a promise is the most
faithful in performance of it.
- Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Books are those faithful mirrors that reflect to our
mind the minds of sages and heroes.
- Edward Gibbon

Endeavour to be faithful, and if there is any beauty in your thought,
your style will be beautiful; if there is any real emotion to express,
the expression will be moving.
- George Henry Lewes

The novelist must ground his work in faithful study of human nature.
- Goldwin Smith

Christine and I haven't raised our children.
A whole community of selfless Christians has contributed
to helping them become faithful,
competent adults.
- Clayton Christensen

Offspring, the due performance on religious rites,
faithful service, highest conjugal happiness and heavenly
bliss for the ancestors and oneself,
depend on one's wife alone.
- Guru Nanak

Confronted with the impossibility of remaining faithful to one's beliefs,
and the equal impossibility of becoming free of them,
one can be driven to the most inhuman excesses.
- James Baldwin

He who loveth a book will never want a faithful friend,
a wholesome counsellor, a cheerful companion,
or an effectual comforter.
- Isaac Barrow

Faithful servants never retire.
You can retire from your career, but you will never retire from serving God.
- Rick Warren

Unbeliever is he who follows predestination even if he be Muslim,
Faithful is he, if he himself is the Divine Destiny.
- Muhammad Iqbal

I will begin first to search out this right by that magna charta,
that great and faithful charter which was made to Abraham,
the father of the faithful, in the name of all his seed.
- Thomas Goodwin

I was completely loyal and faithful to Stephen throughout this time as,
indeed, he assured me he was to me.
- Elizabeth Hurley

A man is only as faithful as his options.
- Chris Rock

Bring the army of the faithful through.
- George Meredith

I don't think there are any men who are faithful to their wives.
- Jackie Kennedy

It is our duty to be faithful, not with eye service as men pleasers.
- Jupiter Hammon

Those that are most slow in making a promise are the
most faithful in the performance of it.
- Jean Jacques Rousseau

But it is only through constant, faithful endeavor
by the girl herself that the goal eventually is reached.
- Florenz Ziegfeld

Our problem is not to find better values but to be
faithful to those we profess.
- John W. Gardner

'Be faithful to your roots' is the liberal version
of 'Stay in your ghetto.'
- Mason Cooley

The parental, and filial affections seem to be as ardent,
their sensibility and attachment, as active and faithful,
as those observed to be in human nature.
- William Bartram


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