Laura Ingalls Wilder

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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 Elizabeth Ingalls Wilder (7 February 186710 February 1957) was an American writer, most famous for the Little House series of children's novels based on her childhood in a pioneer family.

See also:
Little House on the Prairie (TV series)

Quotes[edit]

  • I am beginning to learn that it is the sweet, simple things of life which are the real ones after all.
    • "A Bouquet of Wild Flowers", article published in the Missouri Ruralist (20 July 1917)
  • The Little House books are stories of long ago. The way we live and your schools are much different now, so many changes have made living and learning easier. But 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 to be cheerful and have courage when things go wrong.

Little House on the Prairie (1935)[edit]

  • There's no great loss without some small gain.
    • Ch. 25; said by Pa.


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