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Jo had learned that hearts, like flowers, cannot be rudely handled, but must open naturally…

("Little Women")


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Be comforted, dear soul! There is always light behind the clouds.
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Simple, sincere people seldom speak much of their piety. It shows itself in acts rather than in words, and has more influence than homilies or protestations.
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What do girls do who haven't any mothers to help them through their troubles?
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Do the things you know, and you shall learn the truth you need to know.
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I never wanted to go away, and the hard part now is the leaving you all. I'm not afraid, but it seems as if I should be homesick for you even in heaven.
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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.
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