Isn't it nice to think that tomorrow is a new day with no mistakes in it yet?
It's been my experience that you can nearly always enjoy things if you make up your mind firmly that you will.
Well, we all make mistakes, dear, so just put it behind you. We should regret our mistakes and learn from them, but never carry them forward into the future with us.
I hate to lend a book I loveit never seems quite the same when it comes back to me
I am simply a 'book drunkard.' Books have the same irresistible temptation for me that liquor has for its devotee. I cannot withstand them.
The only thing she really enjoyed was a funeral. You knew where you were with a corpse. Nothing more could happen to it. But while there was life there was fear.
The obly thing she really enjoyed was a funeral. You knew where you were with a corpse. Nothing more could happen to it. But while there was life there was fear.
The little things of life, sweet and excellent in their place, must not be the things lived for; the highest must be sought and followed; the life of heaven must be begun here on earth.
That's one of the things we learn as we grow older -- how to forgive. It comes easier at forty than it did at twenty.
That's all the freedom we can hope for - the freedom to choose our prison. [...]
That's all the freedom we canhope for - the freedom to choose our prison. [...]
When twilight drops her curtain down And pins it with a star Remember that you have a friend Though she may wander far.
I'm so thankful for friendship. It beautifies life so much.
Anne was always glad in the happiness of her friends; but it is sometimes a little lonely to be surrounded everywhere by happiness that is not your own.
Kindred spirits alone do not change with the changing years.
Thank goodness, we can choose our friends. We have to take our relatives as they are, and be thankful
We've had a beautiful friendship, Diana. We've never marred it by one quarrel or coolness or unkind word; and I hope it will always be so. But things can't be quite the same after this. You'll have other interests. I'll just be on the outside.
True friends are always together in spirit. (Anne Shirley)
Oh, this is the most TRAGICAL thing that ever happened to me!
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.
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.
The world looks like something God had just imaged for his own pleasure, doesn't it?
...the sorrows God sent us brought comfort and strength with them, while the sorrows we brought on ourselves, through folly or wickedness, were by far the hardest to bear.
Oh, Marilla, I thought I was happy before. Now I know that I just dreamed a pleasant dream of happiness. This is the reality.
The gods, so says the old superstition, do not like to behold too happy mortals. It is certain, at least, that some human beings do not.