L M Montgomery Quotes

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L.M. Montgomery
“It's delightful when your imaginations come true, isn't it?”
L.M. Montgomery, Anne of Green Gables

L.M. Montgomery
“That's the worst of growing up, and I'm beginning to realize it. The things you wanted so much when you were a child don't seem half so wonderful to you when you get them.”
L.M. Montgomery, Anne of Green Gables

L.M. Montgomery
“I do know my own mind,' protested Anne. 'The trouble is, my mind changes and then I have to get acquainted with it all over again.”
L.M. Montgomery, Anne of the Island

L.M. Montgomery
“…I'm so thankful for friendship. It beautifies life so much.”
L.M. Montgomery, Anne of Avonlea

L.M. Montgomery
“The woods call to us with a hundred voices, but the sea has one only — a mighty voice that drowns our souls in its majestic music. The woods are human, but the sea is of the company of the archangels.”
L.M. Montgomery, Anne's House of Dreams

L.M. Montgomery
“I hate to lend a book I love…it never seems quite the same when it comes back to me…”
L.M. Montgomery, Anne of Windy Poplars

L.M. Montgomery
“Kindred spirits alone do not change with the changing years.”
L.M. Montgomery, Anne of the Island

L.M. Montgomery
“Most of the trouble in life comes from misunderstanding, I think,' said Anne.”
L.M. Montgomery, Anne of the Island

L.M. Montgomery
“Well now, I'd rather have you than a dozen boys, Anne,' said Matthew patting her hand. 'Just mind you that — rather than a dozen boys. Well now, I guess it wasn't a boy that took the Avery scholarship, was it? It was a girl — my girl — my girl that I'm proud of.”
L.M. Montgomery, Anne of Green Gables

L.M. Montgomery
“I can't cheer up — I don't want to cheer up. It's nicer to be miserable!”
L.M. Montgomery, Anne of Green Gables

L.M. Montgomery
“That is one good thing about this world...there are always sure to be more springs.”
L.M. Montgomery, Anne of Avonlea

L.M. Montgomery
“Even when I'm alone I have real good company — dreams and imaginations and pretendings. I like to be alone now and then, just to think over things and taste them. But I love friendships — and nice, jolly little times with people.”
L.M. Montgomery, Anne's House of Dreams

L.M. Montgomery
“I'm just tired of everything…even of the echoes. There is nothing in my life but echoes…echoes of lost hopes and dreams and joys. They're beautiful and mocking.”
L.M. Montgomery, Anne of Avonlea

L.M. Montgomery
“That doesn't sound very attractive," laughed Anne. "I like people to have a little nonsense about them.”
L.M. Montgomery, Anne of the Island

L.M. Montgomery
“Words aren't made — they grow,' said Anne.”
L.M. Montgomery, Anne of the Island

L.M. Montgomery
“I am well in body although considerably rumpled up in spirit, thank you, ma'am,' said Anne gravely. Then aside to Marilla in an audible whisper, 'There wasn't anything startling in that, was there, Marilla?”
L.M. Montgomery, Anne of Green Gables

L.M. Montgomery
“Thank goodness, we can choose our friends. We have to take our relatives as they are, and be thankful…”
L.M. Montgomery, Anne's House of Dreams

L.M. Montgomery
“I don't know that she is as amusing as she was when she was a child, but she makes me love her and I like people who make me love them. It saves me so much trouble in making myself love them.”
L.M. Montgomery, Anne of Green Gables

L.M. Montgomery
“Oh, but there's such a difference between saying a thing yourself and hearing other people say it,' wailed Anne. 'You may know a thing is so, but you can't help hoping other people don't quite think it is.”
L.M. Montgomery, Anne of Green Gables

L.M. Montgomery
“That's the worst…or the best…of real life, Anne. It won't let you be miserable. It keeps on trying to make you comfortable…and succeeding…even when you're determined to be unhappy and romantic.”
L.M. Montgomery, Anne of Avonlea

L.M. Montgomery
“She had dreamed some brilliant dreams during the past winter and now they lay in the dust around her. In her present mood of self-disgust, she could not immediately begin dreaming again. And she discovered that, while solitude with dreams is glorious, solitude without them has few charms.”
L.M. Montgomery, Anne of the Island

L.M. Montgomery
“She had never before minded being alone. Now she dreaded it. When she was alone now she felt so dreadfully alone.”
L.M. Montgomery, Anne's House of Dreams

L.M. Montgomery
“Life owes me something more than it has paid me and I’m going out to collect it…”
L.M. Montgomery, Anne of Windy Poplars

L.M. Montgomery
“The Woman had told her that Tomorrow never comes, but Elizabeth knows better. It will come sometime. Some beautiful morning she will just wake up and find it is Tomorrow. Not Today but Tomorrow. And then things will happen…wonderful things.”
L.M. Montgomery, Anne of Windy Poplars

L.M. Montgomery
“You are the only person who loves me in the world," said Elizabeth. "When you talk to me I smell violets.”
L.M. Montgomery, Anne of Windy Poplars

L.M. Montgomery
“…unwitting that those who can soar to the highest heights can also plunge to the deepest depths, and that the natures which enjoy most keenly are those which also suffer most sharply.”
L.M. Montgomery, Anne of the Island

L.M. Montgomery
“Isn't it terrible the way some unworthy folks are loved, while others that deserve it far more, you'd think, never get much affection?”
L.M. Montgomery, Anne's House of Dreams

L.M. Montgomery
“People who are different from other people are always called peculiar,' said Anne.”
L.M. Montgomery, Anne of Avonlea

L.M. Montgomery
“Anne, are you killed?' shrieked Diana, throwing herself on her knees beside her friend. 'Oh, Anne, dear Anne, speak just one word to me and tell me if you're killed.”
L.M. Montgomery, Anne of Green Gables

L.M. Montgomery
“You must pay the penalty of growing-up, Paul. You must leave fairyland behind you.”
L.M. Montgomery, Anne of the Island

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