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.

…The violin — that most human of all instruments… Louisa May Alcott
Rivalry adds so much to the charms of one's conquests. Louisa May Alcott
Concentrate, play your game, and don't be afraid to win. 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
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
November is the most disagreeable month in the whole year. Louisa May Alcott
A holiday isn't a holiday, without plenty of freedom and fun. Louisa May Alcott
Women have been called queens for a long time, but the kingdom given them isn’t worth ruling. Louisa May Alcott
Salt is like good-humor, and nearly every thing is better for a pinch of it. Louisa May Alcott
Salt is like good-humor, and nearly every thing is better for a pinch of it. Louisa May Alcott
Cast your bread upon the waters, and after many days it will come back buttered. Louisa May Alcott
Books are always good company if you have the right sort. Louisa May Alcott
Cheerfulness can change misfortune into love and friends. Louisa May Alcott
Good books, like good friends, are few and chosen; the more select, the more enjoyable. 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
The emerging woman ... will be strong-minded, strong-hearted, strong-souled, and strong-bodied ... strength and beauty must go together. Louisa May Alcott
Don't try to make me grow up before my time. 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
He who believes is strong; he who doubts is weak. Strong convictions precede great actions. Louisa May Alcott
Wild roses are fairest, and nature a better gardener than art. Louisa May Alcott
A faithful friend is a strong defense; And he that hath found him found a treasure. Louisa May Alcott
We're twins, and so we love each other more than other people. Louisa May Alcott
Life is my college. May I graduate well, and earn some honors! Louisa May Alcott
I'd rather take coffee than compliments just now. Louisa May Alcott
He who believes is strong; he who doubts is weak. Strong convictions precede great actions. Louisa May Alcott
To light the poorest home; hearts warmer grow. Louisa May Alcott
I’m not afraid of storms, for I’m learning how to sail my ship. Louisa May Alcott
Some people seemed to get all sunshine, and some all shadow. 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
She fell into the moody, miserable state of mind which often comes when strong wills have to yield to the inevitable. Louisa May Alcott