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  • There's no great loss without some small gain.
    (Laura Ingalls Wilder, "Little House on the Prairie")

  • If enough people think of a thing and work hard enough at it, I guess it's pretty nearly bound to happen, wind and weather permitting.
    (Laura Ingalls Wilder)

  • Her blue eyes were still beautiful, but they did not know what was before them, and Mary herself could never look through them again to tell Laura what she was thinking without saying a word.
    (Laura Ingalls Wilder)

  • I believe we would be happier to have a personal revolution in our individual lives and go back to simpler living and more direct thinking.
    (Laura Ingalls Wilder)

  • All those golden autumn days the sky was full of wings. Wings beating low over the blue water of Silver Lake, wings beating high in the blue air far above it . . . bearing them all away to the green fields in the South.
    (Laura Ingalls Wilder)


  • Remember me with smiles and laughter, for that is how I will remember you all. If you can only remember me with tears, then don't remember me at all.
    (Laura Ingalls Wilder)

  • Mary and Carrie and baby Grace and Ma had all had scarlet fever. The Nelsons across the creek had had it too, so there had been no one to help Pa and Laura.
    (Laura Ingalls Wilder)

  • Pa did not like a country so old and worn out that the hunting was poor. He wanted to go west. For two years he had wanted to go west and take a homestead, but Ma did not want to leave the settled country.
    (Laura Ingalls Wilder)

  • The path that went by the little house had become a road. Almost every day Laura and Mary stopped their playing and stared in surprise at a wagon slowly creaking by on that road.
    (Laura Ingalls Wilder)

  • Far worst of all, the fever had settled in Mary's eyes, and Mary was blind.
    (Laura Ingalls Wilder)

  • The trouble with organizing a thing is that pretty soon folks get to paying more attention to the organization than to what they're organized for.
    (Laura Ingalls Wilder)

  • But in the east the sky was pale and through the gray woods came lanterns with wagons and horses, bringing Grandpa and Grandma and aunts and uncles and cousins.
    (Laura Ingalls Wilder)

  • Once you begin being naughty, it is easier to go and on and on, and sooner or later something dreadful happens.
    (Laura Ingalls Wilder)

  • Home is the nicest word there is.
    (Laura Ingalls Wilder)

  • A long time ago, when all the grandfathers and grandmothers of today were little boys and little girls or very small babies, or perhaps not even born, Pa and Ma and Mary and Laura and Baby Carrie left their little house in the Big Woods of Wisconsin.
    (Laura Ingalls Wilder)


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