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What do girls do who haven't any mothers to help ...
by Louisa May Alcott

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

Related topics: Mom

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

It takes two flints to make a fire.
- 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

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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Housekeeping ain't no joke.
- Louisa May Alcott

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Boys will be boys. And even that wouldn't matter
if only we could prevent girls from being girls.
- Anne Frank

I never expected to see the day when girls would get
sunburned in the places they now do.
- Will Rogers

I wish my mother had left me something about how she felt growing up.
I wish my grandmother had done the same.
I wanted my girls to know me.
- Carol Burnett

Modern art is what happens when painters stop looking
at girls and persuade themselves that they have a better idea.
- John Ciardi

I didn't have the same fitness or ability as the other girls,
so I had to beat them with my mind.
- Martina Hingis

This life is what you make it.
Not matter what, you're going to mess up sometimes,
it's a universal truth.
But the good part is,
you get to decide how you're going to mess it up.
Girls will be your friends - they'll act like it anyway.
But just remember, some come, some go.
The ones that stay with you through everything -
they're your true best friends.
Don't let go of them.
Also remember, sisters make the best friends in the world.
- Marilyn Monroe

Adolescence is when girls experience social pressure
to put aside their authentic selves and to display
only a small portion of their gifts.
- Mary Pipher

Girls are the future mothers of our society,
and it is important that we focus on their well-being.
- Miriam Makeba

These girls play tennis first and foremost,
the fact that many of them are very glamorous is a
major bonus for any promoter.
- John Lindsay

I used to feel so shy speaking to girls.
It was even worse when they were around their crew
because they would diss me.
- Chris Brown

These two girls start wanting the same thing because in this neighborhood,
they know all the guys so well.
It's a small town and all the guys are just really boring to them.
- Caroline Dhavernas

Treaties are like roses and young girls.
They last while they last.
- Charles de Gaulle

Material Girls was so different for me,
I'd never done a teen movie.
- Lukas Haas

Being in the Spice Girls was an insane experience.
- Melanie Chisholm

I didn't want o do metal work and get my hands all
nicked up and be around guys.
So I took drama because there were a lot of girls.
- Michael J. Fox

Girls are losing their virginity at 15,
16.
I'm not promoting that.
But my songs are talking...
about me becoming a man.
- Chris Brown

They're great girls.
They're very funny, they're very smart,
they're fun to be with.
They're very lively, as I think people can tell.
And you know, they're very confident girls.
- Laura Bush

Around New York, our group had become known as 'Dee
Dee and her girls' because we were used on everything,
so going out on a solo career wasn't as much a big deal to me.
- Dee Dee Warwick

I enjoy the videos with the sound off,
where you can look at the belly buttons and everything.
Really some pretty girls, but I don't know about the music.
- Merle Haggard

I really wanted to pursue music, but all those other
girls are doing it and it is annoying.
- Alexa Vega

If a man works like a horse for his money,
there are a lot of girls anxious to take him down the bridal path.
- Marty Allen

Independent minded girls that are naked sounds like
a great start to something.
- Joshua Homme

I have two young girls, 8 and 10.
They really keep me young.
- Dino De Laurentiis

If I go into a club now, all the blonde girls leave
my corner and all the black girls come into my corner.
It's as if I'm racist towards white girls!
- Boris Becker

Girls started noticing me a little bit more in senior year,
and junior year, and that was weird.
- Shane West

I think it's fine for girls to ask boys out.
I actually prefer it.
- Zac Efron

In my first movie, That Night, with Juliette Lewis,
I had a scene with two other girls where we applied
a cream to our chests to make our breasts grow.
I was 10.
- Eliza Dushku

Around 7 years old, we girls took dancing lessons,
joined the Brownies, the Girl Scouts,
the 4H Club.
- Ruth Buzzi

You eventually get used to looking at girls picking
their leotards out of their bums and that sort of stuff.
- Adam Garcia

Some girls are just born with glitter in their veins.
- Paris Hilton

It is a common phenomenon that just the prettiest girls
find it so difficult to get a man.
- Heinrich Heine

When Bound was released, Boys don't Cry wasn't out yet.
Therefore it was very taboo to play a lesbian.
I loved the part, because girls never get to play the typical guy parts.
- Gina Gershon

Everything looks nicer when you win.
The girls are prettier.
The cigars taste better.
The trees are greener.
- Billy Martin

Then I read Little Women, and of course,
like a lot of really young girls, I was very taken with Jo -
Jo being the writer and the misfit.
- Patti Smith

Yeah, some kids called me fish lips because I had these really full lips.
Now I'm sure all those same girls are getting collagen injections,
so I'm having the last laugh.
- Denise Richards

Aging gracefully is supposed to mean trying not to
hide time passing and just looking a wreck.
Don't worry girls, look like a wreck,
that's the way it goes.
- Jeanne Moreau

For the past few years, I was the more visible Asian performer,
and I think it gave young girls a kind of role model
showing it's possible to actually reach success doing movies.
- Joan Chen

And I also have a camera, a Web cam,
and I have one at home,
so I can hook up and talk to the girls,
and they can see me while we're on the bus in the middle of nowhere.
- Lee Ann Womack

I arrived in California with no job,
no car,
and no money, but, like millions of other girls,
a dream.
- Victoria Principal

It's up to us to take pop culture back and to express
quality and dignity for both boys and girls.
- Ashley Judd

Not even girls want to be girls so long as our feminine archetype lacks force,
strength, and power.
- William Moulton Marston

I learned the truth at seventeen, That love was meant for beauty queens,
And high school girls with clear skinned smiles,
Who married young and then retired.
- Janis Ian

Actors do like watching girls parade down the runway for some reason.
- Kate Moss


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