Monday Mini: Louisa May Alcott

One of my favorite authors of all time is Louisa May Alcott. I absolutely loved Little Women when I first read it, and my admiration for her stories has never faded.

This post was initially going to be about how often books are paired with coffee and tea, and why they make such good combinations. Alcott is credited with a particularly amusing quote regarding coffee, according to Goodreads, and while looking up the exact wording of this quote I came across so many other good quotes by her that I decided to change the theme of this post.

Without further ado, a few quotes attributed to Louisa May Alcott. May they make you smile or go “hmmm?”.

“I’d rather take coffee than compliments just now.” –Little Women

“I am not afraid of storms, for I am learning how to sail my ship.” –Little Women

“A faithful friend is a strong defense;
And he that hath found him hath found a treasure.”

“Watch and pray, dear, never get tired of trying, and never think it is impossible to conquer your fault.”  –Little Women

“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.” –Little Men

“Be comforted, dear soul! There is always light behind the clouds.” –Little Women

“That is a good book it seems to me, which is opened with expectation and closed with profit.”

“Some books are so familiar that reading them is like being home again.”


All quotes were found on Goodreads.

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