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43 Laura Ingalls Wilder Quotes About Life (NATURE)

Note: Laura Ingalls Wilder is the author of Little House on the Prairie

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“As you read my stories of long ago I hope you will remember that things truly worthwhile and that will give you happiness are the same now as they were then. It is not the things you have that make you happy. It is love and kindness and helping each other and just plain being good.”

Laura Ingalls Wilder
I am beginning to learn that it is the sweet, simple things of life which are the real ones after all.
I am beginning to learn that it is the sweet, simple things of life which are the real ones after all.
Home is the nicest word there is.
Home is the nicest word there is.
A good laugh overcomes more difficulties and dissipates more dark clouds than any other one thing.
A good laugh overcomes more difficulties and dissipates more dark clouds than any other one thing.
Suffering passes, while love is eternal. That’s a gift that you have received from God…
Suffering passes, while love is eternal. That’s a gift that you have received from God…

“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
It is the simple things of life that make living worthwhile, the sweet fundamental things such as love and duty, work and rest, and living close to nature.
It is the simple things of life that make living worthwhile, the sweet fundamental things such as love and duty, work and rest, and living close to nature.
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.
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.
Once you begin being naughty, it is easier to go and on and on, and sooner or later something dreadful happens.
Once you begin being naughty, it is easier to go and on and on, and sooner or later something dreadful happens.
Courage and kindness, loyalty, truth, and helpfulness are always the same and always needed.
Courage and kindness, loyalty, truth, and helpfulness are always the same and always needed.

10 InspirationalLaura Ingalls Wilder Quotes About Life and Happiness

“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
Some old-fashioned things like fresh air and sunshine are hard to beat.
Some old-fashioned things like fresh air and sunshine are hard to beat.
It is not the things you have that make you happy. It is love and kindness and helping each other and just plain being good.
It is not the things you have that make you happy. It is love and kindness and helping each other and just plain being good.
Suffering passes, while love is eternal. That's a gift that you have received from God. Don't waste it.
Suffering passes, while love is eternal. That’s a gift that you have received from God. Don’t waste it.

“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 Christmastime.”

Laura Ingalls Wilder
What must be done is best done cheerfully.
What must be done is best done cheerfully.
Remember well, and bear in mind, a constant friend is hard to find.
Remember well, and bear in mind, a constant friend is hard to find.
In order to thoroughly enjoy anything, one must feel the absence of it at times.
In order to thoroughly enjoy anything, one must feel the absence of it at times.
There is no comfort anywhere for anyone who dreads to go home.
There is no comfort anywhere for anyone who dreads to go home.
Remember me with smiles and laughter, for that is how I'll remember you all. If you can only remember me with tears, then don't remember me at all.
Remember me with smiles and laughter, for that is how I’ll remember you all. If you can only remember me with tears, then don’t remember me at all.

10 Wise Laura Ingalls Wilder Quotes to Inspire Success

“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
No one has ever achieved anything from the smallest to the greatest unless the dream was dreamed first.
No one has ever achieved anything from the smallest to the greatest unless the dream was dreamed first.
Every job is good if you do your best and work hard. A man who works hard stinks only to the ones that have nothing to do but smell.
Every job is good if you do your best and work hard. A man who works hard stinks only to the ones that have nothing to do but smell.
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.
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.
It does not so much matter what happens. It is what one does when it happens that really counts.
It does not so much matter what happens. It is what one does when it happens that really counts.
We start learning the minute we're born, Laura. And if we're wise, we don't stop until the Lord calls us home.
We start learning the minute we’re born, Laura. And if we’re wise, we don’t stop until the Lord calls us home.
You venture into the unknown land because that is where your heart will take you. In the end, it is not what you want to do, it is something you have to do.
You venture into the unknown land because that is where your heart will take you. In the end, it is not what you want to do, it is something you have to do.
We'd never get anything fixed to suit us if we waited for things to suit us before we started.
We’d never get anything fixed to suit us if we waited for things to suit us before we started.
Never bet your money on another man's game.
Never bet your money on another man’s game.
There’s no great loss without some small gain.
There’s no great loss without some small gain.

11 Laura Ingalls Wilder Quotes on Nature

“Wild animals would not stay in a country where there were so many people. Pa did not like to stay, either. He liked a country where the wild animals lived without being afraid.”

Laura Ingalls Wilder
Good weather never lasts forever on this earth.
Good weather never lasts forever on this earth.
The grass grew green again and the woods were full of wildflowers.
The grass grew green again and the woods were full of wildflowers.
Then all the leaves stopped being green. They were yellow and scarlet and crimson and golden and brown.
Then all the leaves stopped being green. They were yellow and scarlet and crimson and golden and brown.
The air was still as ice and the twigs were snapping in the cold.
The air was still as ice and the twigs were snapping in the cold.
There was no time to lose, no time to waste in rest or play. The life of the earth comes up with a rush in the springtime.
There was no time to lose, no time to waste in rest or play. The life of the earth comes up with a rush in the springtime.
The meadows were rosy-purple with the blossoms that the bees loved best.
The meadows were rosy-purple with the blossoms that the bees loved best.
All around them there was nothing but grassy prairie spreading to the edge of the sky.
All around them there was nothing but grassy prairie spreading to the edge of the sky.
We had no choice. Sadness was as dangerous as panthers and bears. The wilderness needs your whole attention.
We had no choice. Sadness was as dangerous as panthers and bears. The wilderness needs your whole attention.
In the mornings they ran through the dewy chill grass that wet their feet and dabbled the hems of their dresses.
In the mornings they ran through the dewy chill grass that wet their feet and dabbled the hems of their dresses.
The sky was coldly blue and the whole world was white.
The sky was coldly blue and the whole world was white.

2 FunnyLaura Ingalls Wilder Quotes

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

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