[Meg has twisted her ankle and Laurie took her home in his carriage.]
Laurie: Hello! Jo! Come over here. You too, Meg. It's dull as tombs around here.
Laurie: What do those girls do over there all day?
Amy March: We bare our souls and tell the most appalling secrets.
Jo March: He's dull as powder, Meg. Can't you at least marry someone amusing?
Beth: I feel stronger with you close by.
Jo March: Well, of course Aunt March prefers Amy over me. Why shouldn't she? I'm ugly and awkward and I always say the wrong things. I fly around throwing away perfectly good marriage proposals. I love our home, but I'm just so dreadful and I can't stand being here! I'm sorry, I'm sorry Marmee. There's just something really wrong with me. I want to change, but I - I can't. And I just know I'll never fit in anywhere.
Amy: We'll all grow up some day. We might as well know what we want.
Jo: I rather crave violence.
Jo: Don't be such a beetle! I could never love anyone as I love my sisters!
Jo: If I weren't going to be a writer I'd go to New York and pursue the stage. Are you shocked?
Jo: Now we are all family, as we always should have been.
Marmee: I am going to write him a letter.
Beth: I am not afraid. I can be brave like you. But I know I shall be homesick for you, even in Heaven.
Jo: I go around turning down perfectly good marriage proposals!
Jo: What's going to happen?
Marmee: Feminine weaknesses and fainting spells are the direct result of our confining young girls to the house, bent over their needlework, and restrictive corsets.
Doctor: There is nothing I can do. If I were to bleed her, it would finish her. We must send for the mother.
Jo: Will we never all be together again?
Amy: I don't wanna die. I've never even been kissed. I've waited my whole to be kissed, and what if I miss it?
Friedrich: Jo. Such a little name for... such a person.
Friedrich: But I have nothing to give you. My hands are empty.
Laurie: I have loved you since the moment I clamped eyes on you. What could be more reasonable than to marry you?
Marmee March: Oh, Jo. Jo, you have so many extraordinary gifts; how can you expect to lead an ordinary life? You're ready to go out and - and find a good use for your talent. Tho' I don't know what I shall do without my Jo. Go, and embrace your liberty. And see what wonderful things come of it.
Beth: I'm so full of happiness, that if Father was only here, I couldn't hold one drop more.
Amy: You don't need dozens of suitors. You need only one... if he's the right one.
Laurie: I'm quite taken by that one.
Friedrich Bhaer: You must write from the depths of your soul!
John Brooke: Over the mysteries of female life there is drawn a veil best left undisturbed.
Laurie: Someday you'll find a man, a good man, and you'll love him, and marry him, and live and die for him. And I'll be hanged if I stand by and watch.
Amy: Do you love Laurie more than you love me?
Josephine 'Jo' March: I won't have a sister who is a lazy ignoramus.
Josephine 'Jo' March: You plastered yourself on him!
Josephine 'Jo' March: If lack of attention to personal finances is a mark of refinement, then the Marches must be the most elegant family in Concord!
Josephine 'Jo' March: If I were a boy I would want to look just like that.