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    It's so easy to be wicked without knowing it, isn't it?
    — Lucy Maud Montgomery
    tags: knowing 
     
    It only seems as if you're doing something when you worry.
    — Lucy Maud Montgomery
    tags: worries 
     
    Nothing mattered much to me for a time there, after you told me you could never love me, Anne. There was nobody else - there never could be anybody else for me but you. I've loved you ever since that day you broke your slate over my head in school.
    — Lucy Maud Montgomery
    tags: time  school 
     
    There is such a place as fairyland - but only children can find the way to it...until they have grown so old that they forget the way. Only a few, who remain children at heart, can ever find that fair, lost path again...The world calls them singers and poets and artists and story-tellers; but they are just people who have never forgotten the way to fairyland.
    — Lucy Maud Montgomery
    tags: children  people  heart  world  lost  child  poet  path  artist 
     
    Nothing is ever really lost to us as long as we remember it.
    — Lucy Maud Montgomery
    tags: lost 
     
    But it ain't our feelings we have to steer by through life-no, no, we'd make shipwreck mighty often if we did that. There's only the one safe compass and we've got to set our course by that-what it's right to do.
    — Lucy Maud Montgomery
    tags: right 
     
    An old house with its windows gone always makes me think of something dead with its eyes picked out.
    — Lucy Maud Montgomery
    tags: eyes  gone 
     
    All things great are wound up with all things little.
    — Lucy Maud Montgomery
    If you can sit in silence with a person for half an hour and yet be entirely comfortable, you and that person can be friends. If you cannot, friends you'll never be and you need not waste time in trying.
    — Lucy Maud Montgomery
    tags: time  people  friends  silence 
     
    She had a way of embroidering life with stars.
    — Lucy Maud Montgomery
    tags: star 
     
    Kindred spirits alone do not change with the changing years.
    — Lucy Maud Montgomery
    tags: alone  spirit  year 
     
    Facts are stubborn things, but, as some one has wisely said, not half so stubborn as fallacies.
    — Lucy Maud Montgomery
    tags: facts 
     
    She will love deeply-suffer terribly-she will have glorious moments to compensate.
    — Lucy Maud Montgomery
    tags: moment 
     
    Tomorrow is always fresh, with no mistakes in it.
    — Lucy Maud Montgomery
    tags: mistakes  tomorrow 
     
    A cold in the head in June is an immoral thing...
    — Lucy Maud Montgomery
    In this world you've just got to hope for the best and prepare for the worst and take whatever God sends.
    — Lucy Maud Montgomery
    tags: world  god  hope 
     
    Some people go through life trying to find out what the world holds for them only to find out too late that it's what they bring to the world that really counts.
    — Lucy Maud Montgomery
    tags: people  world 
     
    There is so much in the world for us all if we only have the eyes to see it, and the heart to love it, and the hand to gather it to ourselves-so much in men and women, so much in art and literature, so much everywhere in which to delight, and for which to be thankful.
    — Lucy Maud Montgomery
    tags: men  women  heart  world  eyes  literature 
     
    You never know what peace is until you walk on the shores or in the fields or along the winding red roads of Prince Edward Island in a summer twilight when the dew is falling and the old stars are peeping out and the sea keeps its mighty tryst with the little land it loves. You find your soul then. You realize that youth is not a vanished thing but something that dwells forever in the heart.
    — Lucy Maud Montgomery
    tags: peace  youth  heart  soul  star  forever  summer 
     
    I wouldn't want to marry anybody who was wicked, but I think I'd like it if he could be wicked and wouldn't.
    — Lucy Maud Montgomery
    tags: marry 
     
    If you can't be cheerful, be as cheerful as you can.
    — Lucy Maud Montgomery
    We should regret our mistakes and learn from them, but never carry them forward into the future with us.
    — Lucy Maud Montgomery
    tags: future  regret  mistakes  learn 
     
    There are so many unpleasant things in the world already that there is no use in imagining any more.
    — Lucy Maud Montgomery
    tags: world 
     
    Twilight drops her curtain down, and pins it with a star.
    — Lucy Maud Montgomery
    tags: star 
     
    That is one good thing about this world - there are always sure to be more springs.
    — Lucy Maud Montgomery
    tags: world 
     
    Those who can soar to the highest heights can also plunge to the deepest depths and the natures which enjoy most keenly are those which also suffer most sharply.
    — Lucy Maud Montgomery
    tags: nature 
     
    Look at that sea, girls-all silver and shadow and vision of things not seen. We couldn't enjoy its loveliness any more if we had millions of dollars and ropes of diamonds.
    — Lucy Maud Montgomery
    tags: vision  diamond 
     
    It only seems as if you are doing something when you're worrying.
    — Lucy Maud Montgomery
    A good laugh is as good as a prayer sometimes.
    — Lucy Maud Montgomery
    tags: prayer 
     
    Anybody is liable to rheumatism in her legs, Anne. It's only old people who should have rheumatism in their souls, though. Thanks goodness, I never have. When you get rheumatism in your soul you might as well go and pick out your coffin.
    — Lucy Maud Montgomery
    tags: people  soul  goodness 
     
    I suppose all this sounds very crazy - all these terrible emotions always do sound foolish when we put them into our inadequate words. They are not meant to be spoken - only felt and endured.
    — Lucy Maud Montgomery
    tags: emotion  crazy 
     
    We belong to the race that knows Joseph
    — Lucy Maud Montgomery
    tags: race 
     
    Humor is the spiciest condiment in the feast of existence. Laugh at your mistakes but learn from them, joke over your troubles but gather strength from them, make a jest of your difficulties but overcome them.
    — Lucy Maud Montgomery
    I must get out all my ambitions and dust them.
    — Lucy Maud Montgomery
    tags: ambition 
     
    All in all, it was a never-to-be-forgotten summer - one of those summers which come seldom into any life, but leave a rich heritage of beautiful memories in their going - one of those summers which, in a fortunate combination of delightful weather, delightful friends and delightful doing, come as near to perfection as anything can come in this world.
    — Lucy Maud Montgomery
    Besides, I've been feeling a little blue - just a pale, elusive azure. It isn't serious enough for anything darker.
    — Lucy Maud Montgomery
    brains last, beauty doesn't.
    — Lucy Maud Montgomery
    tags: beauty  brain 
     
    Nobody is ever too old to dream. And dreams never grow old.
    — Lucy Maud Montgomery
    tags: dreams 
     
    I am well in body though considerably rumpled up in spirit.
    — Lucy Maud Montgomery
    tags: body  spirit 
     
    There is another bend in the road after this. No one knows what will happen.
    — Lucy Maud Montgomery
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    lucy maud montgomery
    Birth    : November 30, 1874
    Death  : April 24, 1942
    Occupation  : Author