Childhood memories: #2
Wise words from Anne of Green Gables
Isn't 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 know all about everything, would it? There'd be no scope for imagination then, would there?
"You'd find it easier to be bad than good if you had red hair," said Anne reproachfully. "People who haven't red hair don't know what trouble is".
Next to trying and winning, the best thing is trying and failing.
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.
Life is worth living as long as there's a laugh in it.
I have lost count of the number of times I have read the "Anne" books and only recently I read book one again and loved it as much as I did as a girl. I wonder if Lucy Maud Montgomery ever realised how popular they would be a hundred years later.
Is this one of your favourite book series?
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