20 Quotes On Power To Women By The Ace Writer Louisa May Alcott From The Marvelous Little Women!

A forgotten voice.

Louisa May Alcott, Writer, American, Marvelous Little Women, Literature, Birthday

“Love is a great beautifier” she said and she was just as beautiful as her writing! Back in the 19th century women weren’t particularly influential and did not have a voice of their own. Louisa May Alcott was a contemporary writer of those times and raised her feminist concerns to let the world know how strong hearted and opinioned women are!

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Today the world is commemorating the 184th anniversary of this literary stalwart who gave power to women in times of utmost oppression and tyranny and ignorance by laws and ideas. Her words were more than just solace and ignited a sense of respect for women and their roles like no other.

Here are her quotes:

1. “I like good strong words that mean something…”

2. “I'd rather take coffee than compliments just now.”

3. “Don't try to make me grow up before my time…”

4. “Some people seemed to get all sunshine, and some all shadow…”

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5. “I wish I had no heart, it aches so…”

6. “Life and love are very precious when both are in full bloom.”

7. “I like adventures, and I’m going to find some.”

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

9. “Housekeeping ain't no joke.”

10. “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.”

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11. “'Stay' is a charming word in a friend's vocabulary.”

12. “What do girls do who haven't any mothers to help them through their troubles?”

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

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14. “A little kingdom I possess, where thoughts and feelings dwell; And very hard the task I find of governing it well.”

15. “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.”

16. “When we make little sacrifices we like to have them appreciated, at least…”

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17. “…proved that woman isn't a half but a whole human being, and can stand alone.”

18. “Men are always ready to die for us, but not to make our lives worth having. Cheap sentiment and bad logic.”

19. “The emerging woman ... will be strong-minded, strong-hearted, strong-souled, and strong-bodied...strength and beauty must go together.”

20. “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.”

Her exemplary works include Little women, its sequel Little Men, Jo’s Boys, An Old fashioned Girl and many more. Her works have been adapted many times across the globe and on her birthday we hope that her thoughts get adapted too!

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Disha Ghoshal (WRITER)

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