"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."
"A woman is like a tea bag - you can't tell how strong she is until you put her in hot water."Louisa May Alcott on Eleanor Roosevelt
"I don't know who invented high heels, but all women owe him a lot."Louisa May Alcott on Marilyn Monroe
"Ah, women. They make the highs higher and the lows more frequent."Louisa May Alcott on Friedrich Nietzsche
"The age of a woman doesn't mean a thing. The best tunes are played on the oldest fiddles."Louisa May Alcott on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"As usual, there is a great woman behind every idiot."Louisa May Alcott on John Lennon
"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."
"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."
"Happy is the son whose faith in his mother remains unchallenged."
"Good books, like good friends, are few and chosen the more select, the more enjoyable."
"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."