The best Quotes by Frances Hodgson Burnett

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The best Book Quotes

Where you tend a rose, my lad, a thistle cannot grow.

RosesFrances Hodgson Burnett
 
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All women are princesses, it is our right.

WomenFrances Hodgson Burnett
 
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If you fill your mind with a beautiful thought, there will be no room in it for an ugly one.

Positive QuotesFrances Hodgson Burnett
 
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Two worst things as can happen to a child is never to have his own way - or always to have it.

UpbringingFrances Hodgson Burnett, The Secret Garden
 
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Nothing in the world is so strong as a kind heart.

HeartFrances Hodgson Burnett in Little Lord Fauntleroy
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"Yes," answered Sara, nodding. "Adversity tries people, and mine has tried you and proved how nice you are."

Frances Hodgson Burnett, A Little Princess
 
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But only be good, dear, only be brave, only be kind and true always, and then you will never hurt any one, so long as you live, and you may help many, and the big world may be better because my little child was born.

Frances Hodgson Burnett in Little Lord Fauntleroy
 
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Dearest says that is the best kind of goodness; not to think about yourself, but to think about other people.

Frances Hodgson Burnett in Little Lord Fauntleroy
 
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And that is best of all, Ceddie, it is better than everything else, that the world should be a little better because a man has lived - even ever so little better, dearest.

Frances Hodgson Burnett in Little Lord Fauntleroy
 
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It had never occurred to his honest, simple little mind that there were people who could forget kindnesses.

Frances Hodgson Burnett in Little Lord Fauntleroy
 
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To see each of his ugly, selfish motives changed into a good and generous one by the simplicity of a child was a singular experience.

Frances Hodgson Burnett in Little Lord Fauntleroy
 
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She said that perhaps it was not so easy to be very rich; that if any one had so many things always, one might sometimes forget that every one else was not so fortunate, and that one who is rich should always be careful and try to remember.

Frances Hodgson Burnett in Little Lord Fauntleroy
 
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When a man is very good and knows a great deal, he is elected president.

Frances Hodgson Burnett in Little Lord Fauntleroy
 
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He knew nothing of earls and castles; he was quite ignorant of all grand and splendid things; but he was always lovable because he was simple and loving. To be so is like being born a king.

Frances Hodgson Burnett in Little Lord Fauntleroy
 
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Everything was not as picturesque when seen near by, as it looked from a distance. She had found idleness and poverty and ignorance where there should have been comfort and industry.

Frances Hodgson Burnett in Little Lord Fauntleroy
 
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