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Louisa May Alcott

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Comprehensive information about Louisa May Alcott including biographical information, facts, literary works, and more. Louisa May Alcott, born on November 29, 1832 in Germantown, Pennsylvania, was an American novelist best known for her novel Little Women. She died on March 6, 1888 in Boston, Massachusetts. This educational Louisa May Alcott resource has information about the author's life, works, quotations, articles and essays, and more.


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Quote Left She preserved to the age of fifty-six that contempt for ideas which is normal among boys and girls of fifteen. Quote Right
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Quote Left If people really want to go, and really try all their lives, I think they will get in; for I don’t believe there are any locks on that door, or any guards at the gate. I always imagine it is as it is in the picture, where the shining ones stretch out their hands to welcome poor Christian as he comes up from the river. Quote Right
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Quote Left Conceit spoils the finest genius. There is not much danger that real talent or goodness will be overlooked long; even if it is, the consciousness of possessing and using it well should satisfy one, and the great charm of all power is modesty. Quote Right
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Quote Left 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. Quote Right
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Quote Left 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 them. Quote Right
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