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Have regular hours for work and play;
by 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

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

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

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

 

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

Love is a great beautifier.
- 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

It takes two flints to make a fire.
- 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

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

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

Housekeeping ain't no joke.
- 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

He who is persistent will realize God.
So try your best to make meditation
a regular experience in your life.
- Paramahansa Yogananda

By nature, we are all creatures of habit.
We instinctively adopt familiar routines for most activities.
We eat about the same number of meals each day -
at more or less the same times.
We have a regular pattern of sleeping -
unless it is perturbed by illness or shift work.
Most everything we do is habitual.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

And I believe that the best buy in public health today
must be a combination of regular physical exercise and a healthy diet.
- Julie Bishop

No man is regular in his attendance at the House of
Commons until he is married.
- Benjamin Disraeli

Honestly, being a doctor could make you more close
minded than regular people.
- Alex Chiu

I try not to become too regular an addict of any one subculture.
- Jonathan Lethem

I'm not Mr. Debonair Suave.
I'm just a regular boy who goofs around,
pulls pranks, and makes jokes.
That doesn't sound very hot to me.
- Jensen Ackles

I've always been terrible on regular sitcoms with lots of jokes.
I don't know how to tell jokes.
- Rainn Wilson

Because we employ no professional preachers,
it means that every sermon or lesson in church is given by a regular member -
women and men,
children and grandparents.
- Clayton Christensen

I'm one of those regular weird people.
- Janis Joplin

One simple way to keep organizations from becoming
cancerous might be to rotate all jobs on a regular,
frequent and mandatory basis, including the leadership positions.
- Robert Shea

I was bringing my attitude as a regular person 'cause this is my attitude.
- Glenn Danzig

No clock is more regular than the belly.
- Francois Rabelais

I began to realize how simple life could be if one
had a regular routine to follow with fixed hours,
a fixed salary, and very little original thinking to do.
- Roald Dahl

My fam is just a regular family.
But all of them have great senses of humor.
- Dane Cook

The American public is not aware that there might be
potential allergenic and toxic reactions.
With regular food, at least people know which foods they have an allergy to.
- Jeremy Rifkin

There are times I might coach one or two workouts a
year when the regular coach gets caught in traffic.
- Mark Spitz

I've worked in a factory.
I was a garbage man.
I worked in a post office.
It's not that long ago.
I like to think that I'm just a regular guy.
- Denzel Washington

And I would urge all women to have that regular mammogram.
- Lynn Redgrave

I grew up in New York City in the late '70s,
at a time when U.S.
- China relations were something that was on the front
page of The New York Times on a regular basis.
- John Pomfret

The regular things in my life now - training sessions and playing matches -
will all fall away.
That will leave a big empty space and it will need to be filled.
- Dennis Bergkamp

The very first essential for success is a perpetually
constant and regular employment of violence.
- Adolf Hitler

Ever since boyhood I've made a religion of keeping in shape by regular,
conscientious exercise.
- Gene Tunney

It keeps you grounded, you lead a regular life and
you appreciate things more.
- Leah Remini

Saturday Night Live is hitting me on a regular basis again.
This is my fourth decade that I've been lampooned on Saturday Night Live.
- Geraldo Rivera

Everybody has forgotten about showmanship.
People don't look like rock stars any more.
They just look like regular dudes off the street.
- Vince Neil

I knew there was something special about the theater
for me something beyond the regular reality,
something that I could get into and transcend and become
something other than myself.
- Raul Julia

I really feel like a regular dude who happens to be incredibly lucky.
- Josh Duhamel

I wanted to go to regular high school -
it looked like a lot of fun.
- Tommy Rettig

If I get married, I think I'd pick out a newspaperman
rather than a millionaire.
A newspaperman is a regular fellow.
- Anna Held

Shelf-life for a regular video game usually is about three to five years,
and that's it.
- Don Bluth

I jump out of perfectly good airplanes,
and it's a great thrill and it allows me to share in
the dangers that our great men and women in uniform
share in on a regular basis.
- Hugh Shelton

Scar tissue is stronger than regular tissue.
Realize the strength, move on.
- Henry Rollins

I used to be a regular college student and now I go
all over the country and stay at really nice hotels.
- Steven Hill

Blessedness consists in the accomplishment of our desires,
and in our having only regular desires.
- Saint Aurelius Augustine

The main part of the Hyde bill is to withhold U.S.
contributions to the regular assessed budget of the U.N.
unless they make real and substantial reforms in the way they operate.
- Cliff Stearns

We must overcome the notion that we must be regular...
it robs you of the chance to be extraordinary and leads you to the mediocre.
- Uta Hagen

Secrecy, being an instrument of conspiracy,
ought never to be the system of a regular government.
- Jeremy Bentham

Yes, my mother was a singer, and my father played piano and keyboards.
They were in a band together, though they also had
regular jobs because they had kids and stuff like that.
- Caroline Corr

Conservative talk radio works because there are lots
of conservatives who are convinced that they are not
getting the whole story from the regular media.
- Paul Weyrich

My mother was a regular church-goer and was very tolerant.
- Emma Bonino

We are the biggest donor to the United Nations,
contributing 22 percent of the regular operating budget
and nearly 27 percent of the peacekeeping budget.
- Cliff Stearns

A few regular troops from old France,
weakened by hunger and sickness, who,
when fresh, were unable to withstand the British soldiers,
are their general's chief dependence.
- James Wolfe


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