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50 Best Laura Ingalls Wilder Quotes From The Author Of 'Little House On The Prairie'

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Best Laura Ingalls Wilder quotes from 'The Little House' Series.

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'The Little House' Books series is perhaps a favorite in every girl's library.

This children's novel series was written by Laura Ingalls Wilder, an American author. She narrates her experiences through childhood and adolescence.

The series is a compilation of 10 books with various incidents between 1870 and 1894. The novels were later adapted into stage and screenplay. The 'Little House on the Prairie' American television series was one of the successful adaptions.

Here we bring some amazing Laura Ingalls Wilder quotes that bring your childhood memories back. You may also want to check our other works on  [Emily Brontë quotes] and [Nora Zeale Hurston quotes].

'Little House On The Prairie' Quotes By Laura Ingalls Wilder

The third novel in the series is 'Little House On The Prairie', revolves around Ingalls' life in Kansas. Here are the best Laura Ingalls Wilder quotes from the novel.

1.“There's no great loss without some small gain.”

-Laura Ingalls Wilder, 'Little Town On The Prairie.'

2.“Where a light can’t live, I know I can’t.”

-Laura Ingalls Wilder, 'Little House on the Prairie.'

3.“Must be seen and not heard.”

-Laura Ingalls Wilder 'Little House on the Prairie.'

4. “What did we come to their country for, if you don’t like them?”

- Laura Ingalls Wilder, 'Little House On The Prairie.'

5.“A nightmare is not so terrible as that night was.”

-Laura Ingalls Wilder, 'Little House On The Prairie.'

6."She was still in the dark house and she was pressed close against Ma. Ma was trembling all over.”

-Laura Ingalls Wilder.

7."The next thing she knew she was trying to hug a jumping, panting, wriggling Jack, who lapped her face and hands with his warm wet tongue."

-Laura Ingalls Wilder.

8.″... where a light can’t live, I know I can’t. And I like to be safe when I can be. But all’s well that ends well."

-Laura Ingalls Wilder.

9.“All around them there was nothing but grassy prairie spreading to the edge of the sky.”

-Laura Ingalls Wilder.

10.“The path that went by the little house had become a road.”

-Laura Ingalls Wilder.

11."They drove a long way through the snowy woods, till they came to the town of Pepin."

-Laura Ingalls Wilder.

Christmas Quotes - Laura Ingalls Wilder

Christmas Quotes by Laura Ingalls Wilder are interesting.

Christmas is the day of family gatherings, the day of celebration, and the day of gifts for kids. Here we bring some amazing Ingalls Wilder Laura quotes on Christmas.

12."If everybody wanted everybody else to be happy all the time, then would it be Christmas all the time?"

-Laura Ingalls Wilder.

13."Christmas Eve was the time when everybody was unselfish."

-Laura Ingalls Wilder.

14."'The older you are, the more you know about Santa Claus,' she said."

-Laura Ingalls Wilder.

15.“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.

Laura Ingalls Wilder Quotes About Simple Things

Laura always prefers to be simple. Simplicity is seen in most of her conversations and quotes. Here are some sweet and simple quotes from 'The Little House' series.

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

-Laura Ingalls Wilder.

17."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."

-Laura Ingalls Wilder.

18.″How do you like that, little half-pint of sweet cider half drunk up?”

―Laura Ingalls Wilder.

Laura Ingalls Wilder Quotes On Friendship

Laura Ingalls Wilder quotes, though dating back to the 19th century, are still relevant today. These friendship quotes are worth framing on a wall.

19."Friends will stand by me in trouble. They will."

-Laura Ingalls Wilder.

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

-Laura Ingalls Wilder.

Laura Ingalls Wilder Quotes About Writing

Laura Ingalls Wilder's writing style is simple and could be easily understood by the kids. Here are a few Wilder quotes to inspire the writer in you.

21."I love to work. And it is a pleasure to write. And, oh, I do just love to play!"

-Laura Ingalls Wilder.

22.“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 Ingalls Wilder Famous Quotes About Home

Home is the first place we think of when we feel tired. There is no better place other than home to relax. These Laura Ingalls Wilder quotes about home are worth noting.

23."Home is the nicest word there is."

-Laura Ingalls Wilder.

24.“We start learning the minute we're born"

-Laura Ingalls Wilder.

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

-Laura Ingalls Wilder.

26."Mid pleasures and places though we may roam,

    Be it ever so humble, there's no place like home."

-Laura Ingalls Wilder.

27."There is good in everything if only we look for it."

-Laura Ingalls Wilder.

Famous Laura Ingalls Wilder Quotes

Laura Ingalls Wilder was inspired by nature around her.  She enjoys the sweet moments while traveling. Here are some famous quotes from her.

28."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, 'The Long Winter.'

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

-Laura Ingalls Wilder.

30.“…Laura saw the lake. It was as blue as the sky, and it went to the edge of the world.”

-Laura Ingalls Wilder.

31."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.

32."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.

33."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."

-Laura Ingalls Wilder.

34."Some old-fashioned things like fresh air and sunshine are hard to beat."

-Laura Ingalls Wilder.

35."Courage and kindness, loyalty, truth, and helpfulness are always the same and always needed."

-Laura Ingalls Wilder.

36."In our mad rush for progress and modern improvements let's be sure we take along with us all the old-fashioned things worthwhile."

-Laura Ingalls Wilder.

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

-Laura Ingalls Wilder.

38."The candle-light was dim, as though the darkness were trying to put it out."

-Laura Ingalls Wilder, 'Farmer Boy (Little House, #2).'

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

-Laura Ingalls Wilder.

40."I declare to goodness, I don't know but sometimes I believe in women's rights."

-Laura Ingalls Wilder.

Laura Ingalls Wilder Inspirational Quotes

Laura Ingalls Wilder has been an inspiration to many women from her time. Here are a few inspirational quotes from her works.

41."When a man undertakes a job, he has to stick to it till he finishes it."

-Laura Ingalls Wilder, 'Farmer Boy.'

42."Suffering passes, while love is eternal."

-Laura Ingalls Wilder.

43."Every job is good if you do your best and work hard."

-Laura Ingalls Wilder.

44."Once you begin being naughty, it is easier to go and on and on, and sooner or later something dreadful happens."

-Laura Ingalls Wilder.

45."We who live in quiet places have the opportunity to become acquainted with ourselves."

-Laura Ingalls Wilder.

46."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.

47."It does not so much matter what happens. It is what one does when it happens that really counts."

-Laura Ingalls Wilder.

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

-Laura Ingalls Wilder.

49."Never bet your money on another man’s game."

-Laura Ingalls Wilder.

50."Persons appear to us according to the light we throw upon them from our own minds."

-Laura Ingalls Wilder.

Here at Kidadl, we have carefully created lots of interesting family-friendly quotes for everyone to enjoy! If you liked our suggestions for Best Laura Ingalls Wilder Quotes then why not take a look at [Yellow Wallpaper quotes], or Quotes about America.

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