• Jo's eyes sparkled, for it's always pleasant to be believed in; and a friend's praise is always sweeter than a dozen newspaper puffs.

    Louisa May Alcott (2016). “LITTLE WOMEN SERIES – Complete Collection: Little Women, Good Wives, Little Men & Jo's Boys: The Beloved Classics of American Literature: The coming-of-age series based on the author’s own childhood experiences with her three sisters”, p.150, e-artnow (Open Publishing)