Quotation Explorer - 'L.M. Montgomery'

Fear is more pain than is the pain it fears - L.M. Montgomery
Love! What a searing, torturing, intolerably sweet thing it was - this possession of body, soul and mind! With something at its core as fine and remote and purely spiritual as the tiny blue spark in the heart of the unbreakable diamond. - L.M. Montgomery
After all, what could you expect from a pig but a grunt? - L.M. Montgomery
Isn't it nice to think that tomorrow is a new day with no mistakes in it yet? - L.M. Montgomery
That is one good thing about this world…there are always sure to be more springs. - L.M. Montgomery
Long ago, before I had ever seen a diamond, I read about them and I tried to imagine what they would be like ... When I saw a real diamond in a lady's ring one day I was so disappointed I cried. Of course, it was very lovely but it wasn't my idea of a diamond. - L.M. Montgomery
Ithink we all experience the same thing. We resent thethought that anything can please us when someone we loveis no longer here to share the pleasure with us, and we almostfeel as if we were unfaithful to our sorrow when wefind our interest in life returning to us. - L.M. Montgomery
When twilight drops her curtain down And pins it with a star Remember that you have a friend Though she may wander far. - L.M. Montgomery
You have the itch for writing born in you. It's quite incurable. What are you going to do with it? - L.M. Montgomery
And if you couldn't be loved, the next best thing was to be let alone. - L.M. Montgomery
I think it is because I have a habit, when I am bored or disgusted with people of stepping suddenly into my own world and shutting the door. People resent this -- I suppose it is only natural to resent a door being shut in your face. They call it slyness when it is only self-defense. - L.M. Montgomery
Aunt Elizabeth said, 'Do you expect to attend many balls, if I may ask?' and I said, 'Yes, when I am rich and famous.' and Aunt Elizabeth said, 'Yes, when the moon is made of green cheese. - L.M. Montgomery
I never hear about dear Mike. I wrote Ellen Greene and asked about him and she replyed and never mentioned Mike but told me all about her roomatism. As if I cared about her roomatism. - L.M. Montgomery
Oh, this is the most TRAGICAL thing that ever happened to me! - L.M. Montgomery
She isn't like any of the girls I ever knew, or any of the girls I was myself. - L.M. Montgomery
I wonder why people so commonly suppose that if two individuals are both writers they must therefore be hugely congenial," said Anne, rather scornfully. "Nobody would expect two blacksmiths to be violently attracted toward each other merely because they were both blacksmiths. - L.M. Montgomery
I am simply a 'book drunkard.' Books have the same irresistible temptation for me that liquor has for its devotee. I cannot withstand them. - L.M. Montgomery
We are all servants of some sort, and if the fact that we are faithful can be truthfully inscribed on our tombstones, nothing more need be added. - L.M. Montgomery
Everybody has. It wouldn't do for us to have all our dreams fulfilled. We would be as good as dead if we had nothing left to dream about. - L.M. Montgomery
We are both going to pray that we may live together all our lives and die the same day. - L.M. Montgomery
She told herself that she longed greatly to go back to those dear merry days when life was seen through a rosy mist of hope and illusion, and possessed an indefinable something that had passed away forever. Where was it now--the glory and the dream? - L.M. Montgomery
Nobody can keep on being angry if she looks into the heart of a pansy for a little while. - L.M. Montgomery
She was always at her best with him, with a delightful feeling of being understood. To love is easy and therefore common - but to understand - how rare it is! - L.M. Montgomery
Secrets are generally terrible. Beauty is not hidden--only ugliness and deformity. - L.M. Montgomery
Josie is a Pye, said Marilla sharply, so she can’t help being disagreeable. I suppose people of that kind serve some useful purpose in society, but I must say I don’t know what it is any more than I know the use of thistles. - L.M. Montgomery
A house from which nobody ever went away without feeling better in some way. A house in which there was always laughter. - L.M. Montgomery
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