Sunday, August 21, 2011

Self Portrait Challenge { Inspired by Literature 2 }

little women - louisa may alcott

"You have a good many little gifts and virtues, but there is no need of parading them, for 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."

Marmie to her daughter Amy, after she was punished in school for trying to look popular and rich by buying limes, which were "all the fashion" (but against the rules) and hiding them in her desk.

Little Women by Louisa May Alcott

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