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.
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 them.
Housekeeping ain't no joke.
Love is a great beautifier.
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.
Father asked us what was God's noblest work. Anna said men, but I said babies. Men are often bad, but babies never are.
She had a womanly instinct that clothes possess an influence more powerful over many than the worth of character or the magic of manners.
The rooms were very still while the pages were softly turned and the winter sunshine crept in to touch the bright heads and serious faces with a Christmas greeting.
Christmas won't be Christmas without any presents
Stay is a charming word in a friend's vocabulary.
He who believes is strong; he who doubts is weak. Strong convictions precede great actions.
I'm not afraid of storms, for I'm learning how to sail my ship.
I do think that families are the most beautiful things in all the world.
It takes people a long time to learn the difference between talent and genius, especially ambitious young men and women.
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.
Life is my college. May I graduate well, and earn some honors!
Love is the only thing that we can carry with us when we go, and it makes the end so easy
My definition [of a philosopher] is of a man up in a balloon, with his family and friends holding the ropes which confine him to earth and trying to haul him down.
What do girls do who haven't any mothers to help them through their troubles?
Women have been called queens for a long time, but the kingdom given them isn't worth ruling
She is too fond of books, and it has turned her brain.
I am not afraid of storms, for I am learning how to sail my ship.
for action is always easier than quiet waiting.
...and Jo laid the rustling sheets together with a careful hand, as one might shut the covers of a lovely romance, which holds the reader fast till the end comes, and he finds himself alone in the work-a-day world again.
Keep good company, read good books, love good things and cultivate soul and body as faithfully as you can