Anne of Green Gables
Important Quotations Explained
it splendid to think of all the things there are to find out about?
It just makes me feel glad to be alive—it’s such an interesting
world. It wouldn’t be half so interesting if we knew all about everything,
would it? There’d be no scope for imagination then, would there?”
not a bit changed—not really. I’m only just pruned down and branched
out. The real me—back here—is just the same. It won’t make a bit
of difference where I go or how much I change outwardly; at heart
I shall always be your little Anne, who will love you and Matthew
and dear Green Gables more and better every day of her life.”
the Beyond was hers with its possibilities lurking rosily in the
oncoming years—each year a rose of promise to be woven into an immortal
to trying and winning, the best thing is trying and failing.
I left Queen’s my future seemed to stretch out before me like a
straight road. I thought I could see along it for many a milestone.
Now there is a bend in it. I don’t know what lies around the bend,
but I’m going to believe that the best does. It has a fascination
of its own, that bend.”
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