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A collection of thoughts by Laura Ingalls Wilder on work, weather, trouble, attention, life, people, time, country, grace, and more.

37 Quotes By Laura Ingalls Wilder That Teach Us To Live Life To The Fullest

Famous As: American writer
Born On: February 7, 1867
Died On: February 10, 1957
Born In: Pepin
Died At Age: 90

Laura Ingalls Wilder was a prominent American writer. She is notable for her series of children books published between 1932 and 1943, titled ‘The Little House on the Prairie.’ The book was based on her childhood in a pioneer and settler family. Some of her works that were published posthumously include ‘West From Home,’ ‘On The Way Home,’ and ‘The First Four Years.’ We have collected some noteworthy and quotable quotes and sayings by Laura Ingalls Wilder from her writings, books, public utterances, thoughts, memoirs, stories, etc. Take a look at notable quotes by Laura Ingalls Wilder on Christmas, facts, timeline, pictures, books, biography, sky, wild, path, surprise, canvas, man, believe, house, busy, honesty, grateful, heart, lying, way-to-live, happiness, laughter, humor, sunshine, air, etc.

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I am beginning to learn that it is the sweet, simple things of life which are the real ones after all.

Laura Ingalls Wilder

The real things haven't changed. It is still best to be honest and truthful; to make the most of what we have; to be happy with simple pleasures; and have courage when things go wrong.

Laura Ingalls Wilder

Laura felt a warmth inside her. It was very small, but it was strong. It was steady, like a tiny light in the dark, and it burned very low but no winds could make it flicker because it would not give up.

Laura Ingalls Wilder

Our hearts grow tender with childhood memories and love of kindred, and we are better throughout the year for having, in spirit, become a child again at Christmas-time.

Laura Ingalls Wilder

Home is the nicest word there is.

Laura Ingalls Wilder

There's no great loss without some small gain.

Laura Ingalls Wilder

The only stupid thing about words is the spelling of them.

Laura Ingalls Wilder

Persons appear to us according to the light we throw upon them from our own minds. -Laura Ingalls Wilder, author (1867-1957)

Laura Ingalls Wilder

There is no comfort anywhere for anyone who dreads to go home.

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

Remember well, and bear in mind, a constant friend is hard to find.

Laura Ingalls Wilder

The true way to live is to enjoy every moment as it passes, and surely it is in the everyday things around us that the beauty of life lies.

Laura Ingalls Wilder

A good laugh overcomes more difficulties and dissipates more dark clouds than any other one thing.

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

It is a good idea sometimes to think of the importance and dignity of our every-day duties. It keeps them from being so tiresome; besides, others are apt take us at our own valuation.

Laura Ingalls Wilder

We'd never get anything fixed to suit us if we waited for things to suit us before we started.

Laura Ingalls Wilder

We had no choice. Sadness was a dangerous as panthers and bears. the wilderness needs your whole attention.

Laura Ingalls Wilder

We who live in quiet places have the opportunity to become acquainted with ourselves, to think our own thoughts and live our own lives in a way that is not possible for those keeping up with the crowd.

Laura Ingalls Wilder

These times are too progressive. Everything has changed too fast. Railroads and telegraphs and kerosene and coal stoves -- they're good to have but the trouble is, folks get to depend on 'em.

Laura Ingalls Wilder

There is nothing wrong with God's plan that man should earn his bread by the sweat of his brow.

Laura Ingalls Wilder

She heard pa shouting,"Jiminy crickets!It's raining fish-hooks and hammer handles!

Laura Ingalls Wilder

Never bet your money on another man's game.

Laura Ingalls Wilder

Some old-fashioned things like fresh air and sunshine are hard to beat. In our mad rush for progress and modern improvements let's be sure we take along with us all the old-fashioned things worth while.

Laura Ingalls Wilder

No rich man can walk through the eye of a needle.

Laura Ingalls Wilder

These happy golden years are passing by, these happy golden years.

Laura Ingalls Wilder

This, is now.

Laura Ingalls Wilder

Remember me with smiles and laughter, for that is how i will remember you

Laura Ingalls Wilder

Everything from the little house was in the wagon except the beds and tables and chairs. They did not need to take these, because Pa could always make new ones.

Laura Ingalls Wilder

Ma sighed gently and said, "A whole year gone, Charles." But Pa answered, cheerfully: "What's a year amount to? We have all the time there is.

Laura Ingalls Wilder

Every war is more or less a woman's war.

Laura Ingalls Wilder

The fact is that while there has been a good deal of discussion for and against women in business, farm women have always been business women, and I have never heard a protest.

Laura Ingalls Wilder

They could not be forgotten, she thought, because now is now. It can never be a long time ago.

Laura Ingalls Wilder

The stars and stripes were fluttering bright against the rain, clear blue overhead, and their minds were saying the words before their ears heard them.

Laura Ingalls Wilder

Snow as fine and grainy as sugar covered the windows in and sifted off to the floor and did not melt.

Laura Ingalls Wilder

It was muskets that won the Revolution. And don't forget it was axes, and plows that made this country.- Father Wilder

Laura Ingalls Wilder

Politicians, they take pleasure a-prying into a man's affairs and I aimed to please 'em.

Laura Ingalls Wilder

Ma had been very fashionable, before she married Pa, and a dressmaker had made her clothes.

Laura Ingalls Wilder