Louisa May Alcott Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old louisa may alcott quotes, louisa may alcott sayings, and louisa may alcott proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


Love is a great beautifier.     

Louisa May Alcott

I think she is growing up, and so begins to dream dreams, and have hopes and fears and fidgets, without knowing why or being able to explain them.     

Louisa May Alcott

It takes two flints to make a fire.     

Louisa May Alcott

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

What do girls do who haven't any mothers to help them through their troubles      

Louisa May Alcott

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

Louisa May Alcott

I'm not afraid of storms, for I'm learning how to sail my ship.     

Louisa May Alcott

It takes two flints to make a fire.     

Louisa May Alcott

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

Louisa May Alcott

Never use a long word when a short one will do.     

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 them.     

Louisa May Alcott

It takes two flints to make a fire.     

Louisa May Alcott

A house needs a grandma in it.     

Louisa May Alcott

See the things you want as already yours. Think of them as yours, as belonging to you, as already in your possession.     

Louisa May Alcott

Life is my college. May I graduate well, and earn some honors!     

Louisa May Alcott

I am not afraid of storms, for I am learning how to sail my ship.     

Louisa May Alcott

It takes two flints to make a fire.     

Louisa May Alcott

Life is my college. May I graduate well, and earn some honours!     

Louisa May Alcott

Up at dawn, the dewy freshness of the hour, the morning rapture of the birds, the daily miracle of sunrise, set her heart in tune, and gave her nature's most healing balm.     

Louisa May Alcott

Help one another is part of the religion of our sisterhood.     

Louisa May Alcott

A real gentleman is as polite to a little girl as to a woman.     

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

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

Talent isn't genius, and no amount of energy can make it so. I want to be great, or nothing. I won't be a commonplace dauber, so I don't intend to try any more.     

Louisa May Alcott

They were enjoying the happy hour that seldom comes but once in any life, the magical moment which bestows youth on the old, beauty on the plain, wealth on the poor, and gives human hearts a foretaste of heaven.     

Louisa May Alcott

She fell into the moody, miserable state of mind which often comes when strong wills have to yield to the inevitable.     

Louisa May Alcott

The violin — that most human of all instruments…     

Louisa May Alcott

He who believes is strong; he who doubts is weak. Strong convictions precede great actions.     

Louisa May Alcott

He who believes is strong; he who doubts is weak. Strong convictions precede great actions.     

Louisa May Alcott