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It’s genius simmering, perhaps. I’ll let it simmer, and see what comes of it,” he said, with a secret suspicion all the while that it wasn’t genius, but something far more common. Whatever it was, it simmered to some purpose, for he grew more and more discontented with his desultory life, began to long for some real and earnest work to go at, soul and body, and finally came to the wise conclusion that everyone who loved music was not a composer.

- Louisa May Alcott, Little Women

I don't think secrets agree with me, I feel rumpled up in mind since you told me that…

- Louisa May Alcott, Little Women

…possessed of that indescribable charm called grace.

- Louisa May Alcott, Little Women

…no person, no matter how vivid an imagination he may have, can invent anything half so droll as the freaks and fancies that originate in the lively brains of little people.

- Louisa May Alcott, Little Men

The clocks were striking midnight and the rooms were very still as a figure glided quietly from bed to bed, smoothing a coverlid here, settling a pillow there, and pausing to look long and tenderly at each unconscious face, to kiss each with lips that mutely blessed, and to pray the fervent prayers which only mothers utter.

- Louisa May Alcott, Little Women

…in silence learned the sweet solace which affection administers to sorrow.

- Louisa May Alcott, Little Women

I am lonely, sometimes, but I dare say it's good for me…

- Louisa May Alcott, Little Women

Six weeks is a long time to wait, and a still longer time for a girl to keep a secret…

- Louisa May Alcott, Little Women

Don't try to make me grow up before my time…

- Louisa May Alcott, Little Women

I like good strong words that mean something…

- Louisa May Alcott, Little Women

You focus on telling stories,
we do everything else.