Laura Ingalls Wilder — American Author born on February 07, 1867, died on February 10, 1957

Laura Ingalls Wilder was an American writer known for the Little House on the Prairie series of children's novels based on her childhood in a settler family... (wikipedia)

It is the sweet, simple things of life which are the real ones after all.
Once you begin being naughty, it is easier to go and on and on, and sooner or later something dreadful happens.
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.
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.
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.