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Laura Wilder

"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." Laura Wilder
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"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 Wilder
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"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 Wilder
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"Far worst of all, the fever had settled in Mary's eyes, and Mary was blind." Laura I. Wilder
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"In the long winter evenings he talked to Ma about the Western country. In the West the land was level, and there were no trees. The grass grew thick and high." Laura I. Wilder
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"Remember me with smiles and laughter, for that is how I will remember you all. If you can only remember me with tears, then don't remember me at all." Laura I. Wilder
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"A long time ago, when all the grandfathers and grandmothers of today were little boys and little girls or very small babies, or perhaps not even born, Pa and Ma and Mary and Laura and Baby Carrie left their little house in the Big Woods of Wisconsin." Laura I. Wilder
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"So they all went away from the little log house. The shutters were over the windows, so the little house could not see them go. It stayed there inside the log fence, behind the two big oak trees that in the summertime had made green roofs for Mary and Laura to play under." Laura I. Wilder
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"But in the east the sky was pale and through the gray woods came lanterns with wagons and horses, bringing Grandpa and Grandma and aunts and uncles and cousins." Laura I. Wilder
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"Home is the nicest word there is." Laura I. Wilder
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"The path that went by the little house had become a road. Almost every day Laura and Mary stopped their playing and stared in surprise at a wagon slowly creaking by on that road." Laura I. Wilder
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"They drove a long way through the snowy woods, till they came to the town of Pepin. Mary and Laura had seen it once before, but it looked different now." Laura I. Wilder
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"Once you begin being naughty, it is easier to go and on and on, and sooner or later something dreadful happens." Laura Wilder
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"It is the sweet, simple things of life which are the real ones after all." Laura Wilder
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"The wind was rising and wildly screaming. ... thousands of rabbits were running.... Snakes rippled across the yard. Prairie hens ran silently, their necks outstretched and their wings spread. Birds screamed in the screaming wind.... Great flames came roaring, flaring and twisting high. Twists of flame broke loose and came down on the wind to blaze up in the grasses far ahead of the roaring wall of fire. A red light came from the rolling black clouds of smoke overhead." Laura Wilder
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"Pa did not like a country so old and worn out that the hunting was poor. He wanted to go west. For two years he had wanted to go west and take a homestead, but Ma did not want to leave the settled country." Laura I. Wilder
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"Pa had made only two poor wheat crops since the grasshoppers came; he had barely been able to keep out of debt, and now there was the doctor's bill." Laura I. Wilder
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"So Pa sold the little house. He sold the cow and calf. He made hickory bows and fastened them upright to the wagon box. Ma helped him stretch white canvas over them." Laura I. Wilder
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"Suffering passes, while love is eternal. That's a gift that you have received from God. Don't waste it." Laura I. Wilder
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"There the wild animals wandered and fed as though they were in a pasture that stretched much farther than a man could see, and there were no settlers. Only Indians lived there." Laura I. Wilder
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"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 I. Wilder
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