Lucy Maud Montgomery Quotes

Lucy Maud Montgomery is one of Canada’s most celebrated authors. She wrote stories and poems for both children and adults, and is best known for her beloved series Anne of Green Gables. L.M. Montgomery’s writing is timeless, exploring themes like love, loss, friendship, and family. Here are some of the best quotes from Lucy Maud Montgomery to inspire and encourage you on your journey through life.

  • It was rapture enough just to sit there beside him in silence, alone in the summer night in the white splendor of moonshine, with the wind blowing down on them out of the pine woods.

    Lucy Maud Montgomery
  • Tomorrow is always fresh, with no mistakes in it.

    Lucy Maud Montgomery
  • It’s so easy to be wicked without knowing it, isn’t it?

    Lucy Maud Montgomery
  • It only seems as if you’re doing something when you worry.

    Lucy Maud Montgomery
  • Twilight drops her curtain down, and pins it with a star.

    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
  • We must have ideals and try to live up to them, even if we never quite succeed. Life would be a sorry business without them. With them it’s grand and great.

    Lucy Maud Montgomery
  • There are so many unpleasant things in the world already that there is no use in imagining any more.

    Lucy Maud Montgomery
  • As a rule, I am very careful to be shallow and conventional where depth and originality are wasted.

    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
  • That is one good thing about this world… there are always sure to be more springs.

    Lucy Maud Montgomery
  • Proverbs are all very fine when there’s nothing to worry you, but when you’re in real trouble, they’re not a bit of help.

    Lucy Maud Montgomery
  • I’m not a bit changed – not really. I’m only just pruned down and branched out. The real me – back here – is just the same.

    Lucy Maud Montgomery

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