Talent isn’t genius, and no amount of energy can make it so. I want to be great, or nothing. I won’t be a commonplace dauber, so I don’t intend to try any more.

Louisa May Alcott (1832-1888) American writer
Little Women, pt. 2, ch. 16 [Amy] (1869)
Added on 12-Dec-08 | Last updated 12-Dec-08
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