Anne of Green Gables Quotes

Anne of Green Gables Book Quotes

Anne of Green Gables Quotes

Below are some of my favorite quotes from the book Anne of Green Gables by L. M. Montgomery.

The good stars met in your horoscope, Made you of spirit of fire and dew. -Browning

“…but by the time it reached Lynde’s Hollow it was a well conducted little stream, for not even a brook could run past Mrs. Rachel Lynde’s door with out due regard for decency and decorum…” -Chapter One

Anne Shirley: “Will you please call me Cordelia?”

Anne Shirley: “If I was very beautiful and had nut brown hair, would you keep me?”

Anne Shirley: “Scope for the imagination.”

Diana Barry: “I solemnly swear to remain faithful to my bosom friend, Anne Shirley for as long as the sun and moon shall endure.”

Anne Shirley: “Maples are such sociable trees. They’re always rustling and whispering to you.”

Anne Shirley: “The iron has entered into my soul, Diana.”

“October was a beautiful month at Green Gables, when the birches in the hollow turned as golden as sunshine and the maples behind the orchard were royal crimson and the wild cherry trees along the lane put on the loveliest shades of dark red and bronzy green, while the fields sunned themselves in the aftermaths.” -Chapter 16

Anne Shirley: “The stars in their courses fight against me, Marilla.”

Anne of Green Gables Quotes

Anne Shirley: “My life is a perfect graveyard of buried hopes.”

Anne Shirley: “‘Thou’ and ‘Thee’ seem much more romantic than ‘you’.”

Anne Shirley: “But really one can’t stay sad very long in such an interesting world, can one?”

“There was a magnificent sunset, and the snowy hills and deep blue water of the St. Lawrence Gulf seemed to rim in the splendor like a huge bowl of pearl and sapphire brimmed with wine and fire.” -Chapter 19

“Spring had come once more to Green Gables-the beautiful, caprious, reluctant Canadian spring, lingering along through April and May in a succession of sweet, fresh, chilly days, with pink sunsets and miracles of resurrection and growth. The maples in Lover’s Lane were red-budded and little curly ferns pushed up around the Dryad’s Bubble. Away up in the barrens, behind Mr. Silas Slone’s place, the Mayflowers blossomed out, pink and white stars of sweetness under their brown leaves. All the school girls and boys had one golden afternoon gathering them, coming home in the clear, echoing twilight with arms and baskets full of flowery spoil.” -Chapter 20

Anne Shirley: “Marilla, isn’t it nice to think that tomorrow is a new day with no mistakes in it yet?”

Anne Shirley: “It was probably easy enough in Camelot hundreds of years ago, but romance is not appreciated now.”

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