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A little kingdom I possess, where thoughts and feelings dwell;
by 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

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

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

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

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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

It takes two flints to make a fire.
- 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

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

It takes people a long time to learn the difference
between talent and genius,
especially ambitious young men and women.
- Louisa May Alcott

Housekeeping ain't no joke.
- Louisa May Alcott

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

"Just living is not enough," said the butterfly,
"one must have sunshine, freedom and a little flower."
- Hans Christian Andersen

A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Our "Rainbows and Butterflies" are the small miracles of our life -
the little things that are so easy to overlook,
yet so awe inspiring when we take a moment
to notice and to pay attention.
Give thanks for the rainbows, for the butterflies,
for all God's creatures - large and small,
for the bright blue sky and the soft fog and the gentle rain,
for the tree veiled in the season's first frost,
for the baby's laugh,
for the touch of a hand and the whispered "I love you."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Mother is the name for God
in the lips and hearts of little children.
- William Makepeace Thackeray

I have always held firmly to the thought
that each one of us can do a little
to bring some portion of misery to an end.
- Albert Schweitzer

The choice is to work alone to be a little
more successful than the next person,
or to work together for the great betterment of humanity.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

They who can give up essential liberty
to obtain a little temporary safety
deserve neither liberty nor safety.
- Benjamin Franklin

Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.
- Winston Churchill

Patience, persistence, and perseverance.
A little more each day, a little better each day.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Any man who reads too much
and uses his own brain too little
falls into lazy habits of thinking.
- Albert Einstein

A great man is always willing to be little.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

It is not the man who has too little,
but the man who craves more, that is poor.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

He who knows only his own side of the case, knows little of that.
- John Stuart Mill, On Liberty (1859)

'Tis the business of little minds to shrink,
but they whose heart is firm,
and whose conscience approves their conduct,
will pursue their principles unto death.
- Thomas Paine

Two little words that can make the difference: START NOW.
- Mary C. Crowley

A little Consideration, a little Thought for Others, makes all the difference.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

You give but little when you give of your possessions.
It is when you give of yourself that you truly give.
- Khalil Gibran

I never accepted the idea
that I had to be guided by
some pattern or blueprint.
- Little Richard

The wise man looks into space,
and does not regard the small as too little,
nor the great as too much;
for he knows that there is no limit to dimensions.
- Lao Tzu

Let the refining and improving of your own life
keep you so busy that you have little time to criticize others.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

He who can give thanks for little
will always find he has enough.
- Anonymous

He who knows best knows how little he knows.
- Thomas Jefferson

The essence of philosophy is that a man should so live
that his happiness shall depend
as little as possible on external things.
- Epictetus

Nothing is enough for the man to whom enough is too little.
- Epicurus

A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds,
adored by little statesmen and philosophers and divines.
With consistency a great soul has simply nothing to do. -
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The greatest wealth is to live content with little.
- Plato

The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is that little extra.
- Jimmy Johnson

I will dance a little.
I will move with the wind.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Don't let a little dispute injure a great relationship.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

Love is an act of faith,
and whoever is of little faith is also of little love.
- Erich Fromm

A little more persistence,
a little more effort, and
what seemed hopeless failure
may turn to glorious success.
- Elbert Hubbard

Great oaks from little acorns grow.
- Proverb

I have a dream that my four little children will one day
live in a nation where they will
not be judged by the color of their skin,
but by the content of their character.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Practice yourself, for heaven's sake in little things,
and then proceed to greater.
- Epictetus

Alone we can do so little;
together we can do so much.
- Helen Keller

A little simplification would be
the first step toward rational living.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

It is of the small joys and little pleasures
that the greatest of our days are built.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

You should never be content with so little,
when you can reach out for something big.
- Charles L. Allen
(This quote is about making a big difference
in the world - not about greed)

I am a little pencil in the hand of a writing God
who is sending a love letter to the world.
- Mother Teresa

Little strokes,
Fell great oaks.
- Benjamin Franklin

A little neglect may breed great mischief.
- Benjamin Franklin

We never repent of having eaten too little.
- Thomas Jefferson

Life is lived in the mists -
little is fully visible, less is certain.
Yet rejoice in the unknowing,
and let all of life be a wonderful adventure.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


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