Motivational Louisa May Alcott Quotes On Success In Life

Louisa May Alcott was an American novelist, short story writer, and poet best known as the author of the novel Little Women and its sequels Little Men and Jo’s Boys. This Louisa May Alcott Quotes on writing, civil war, the friendship will motivate you.

Best Louisa May Alcott Quotes

  1. I am not afraid of storms for I am learning how to sail my ship. ~ Louisa May Alcott
  2. Keep good company, read good books, love good things and cultivate soul and body as faithfully as you can ~ Louisa May Alcott
  3. Be comforted, dear soul! There is always light behind the clouds. ~ Louisa May Alcott
  4. The power of finding beauty in the humblest things makes home happy and life lovely. ~ Louisa May Alcott
  5. Nothing is impossible to a determined woman. ~ Louisa May Alcott

  6. It’s amazing how lovely common things become if one only knows how to look at them. ~ Louisa May Alcott
  7. If you feel your value lies in being merely decorative, I fear that someday you might find yourself believing that’s all that you really are. Time erodes all such beauty, but what it cannot diminish is the wonderful workings of your mind: Your humor, your kindness, and your moral courage. These are the things I cherish so in you. I so wish I could give my girls a more just world. But I know you’ll make it a better place.” — Marmee, Little Women ~ Louisa May Alcott
  8. 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
  9. Many argue; not many converse. ~ Louisa May Alcott
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. Where the heart is the mind works best. ~ Louisa May Alcott

  13. Prove that you understand the worth of time by employing it well. ~ Louisa May Alcott
  14. 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, Louisa May Alcott quotes on life
  15. A faithful friend is a strong defense, And he that hath found him hath found a treasure. ~ Louisa May Alcott
  16. I want to do something splendid… Something heroic or wonderful that won’t be forgotten after I’m dead… I think I shall write books. ~ Louisa May Alcott
  17. The emerging woman … will be strong-minded, strong-hearted, strong-souled, and strong-bodied…strength and beauty must go together. ~ Louisa May Alcott
  18. One of the sweet things about pain and sorrow is that they show us how well we are loved, how much kindness there is in the world, and how easily we can make others happy in the same way when they need help and sympathy. ~ Louisa May Alcott
  19. Love is a flower that grows in any soil, works its sweet miracles undaunted by autumn frost or winter snow, blooming fair and fragrant all the year, and blessing those who give and those who receive. ~ Louisa May Alcott
  20. I like adventures, and I’m going to find some. ~ Louisa May Alcott

  21. The mere possession of a gun is, in itself, an urge to kill, not only by design but by accident, by madness, by fright, by bravado. ~ Louisa May Alcott
  22. I often think flowers are the angels’ alphabet whereby they write on hills and fields mysterious and beautiful lessons for us to feel and learn. ~ Louisa May Alcott
  23. When Emerson’s library was burning at Concord, I went to him as he stood with the firelight on his strong, sweet face, and endeavored to express my sympathy for the loss of his most valued possessions, but he answered cheerily, ‘Never mind, Louisa, see what a beautiful blaze they make! We will enjoy that now.’ The lesson was one never forgotten and in the varied lessons that have come to me, I have learned to look for something beautiful and bright. ~ Louisa May Alcott
  24. It takes two flints to make a fire. ~ Louisa May Alcott
  25. life and love are very precious when both are in full bloom. ~ Louisa May Alcott
  26. Conceit spoils the finest genius. ~ Louisa May Alcott

  27. Some people seemed to get all sunshine, and some all shadow. ~ Louisa May Alcott
  28. Preserve your memories, keep them well, what you forget you can never retell. ~ Louisa May Alcott
  29. He who believes is strong; he who doubts is weak. Strong convictions precede great actions. ~ Louisa May Alcott
  30. Education is not confined to books, and the finest characters often graduate from no college but make the experience their master, and life their book. [Some care] only for the mental culture, and [are] in danger of over-studying, under the delusion . . . that learning must be had at all costs, forgetting that health and real wisdom are better. ~ Louisa May Alcott
  31. Jo had learned that hearts, like flowers, cannot be rudely handled, but must open naturally. ~ Louisa May Alcott
  32. Some books are so familiar that reading them is like being home again. ~ Louisa May Alcott

  33. “Stay” is a charming word in a friend’s vocabulary. ~ Louisa May Alcott
  34. We can’t any of us do all we would like, but we can do our best for every case that comes to us, and that helps amazingly. ~ Louisa May Alcott
  35. Salt is like good-humor, and nearly everything is better for a pinch of it. ~ Louisa May Alcott
  36. Good books, like good friends, are few and chosen; the more select, the more enjoyable. ~ Louisa May Alcott
  37. Cast your bread upon the waters, and after many days it will come back buttered. ~ Louisa May Alcott
  38. People want to be amused, not preached at, you know. Morals don’t sell nowadays. ~ Louisa May Alcott
  39. Mothers can forgive anything! Tell me all, and be sure that I will never let you go, though the whole world should turn from you. ~ Louisa May Alcott
  40. It takes three or four women to get each man into, through, and out of the world. ~ Louisa May Alcott
  41. I ask not for any crown But that which all may win; Nor try to conquer any world Except the one within. ~ Louisa May Alcott
  42. Help one another is part of the religion of our sisterhood. ~ Louisa May Alcott

  43. Simple, genuine goodness is the best capital to found the business of this life upon. It lasts when fame and money fail and is the only riches we can take out of this world with us. ~ Louisa May Alcott
  44. I’ve got the key to my castle in the air, but whether I can unlock the door remains to be seen. ~ Louisa May Alcott
  45. In the books, I read the sinners are always more interesting than the saints, and in real life, good people are dismally dull. I’ve no desire to be wicked, but I do want to be happy. A short life and a gay one for me and I’m willing to pay for my pleasure if it is necessary. ~ Louisa May Alcott

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