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L. M. Montgomery (1874 - 1942)
Canadian novelist [more author details]
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When people mean to be good to you, you don't mind very much when they're not quite—always.
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L. M. Montgomery, Anne of Green Gables, 1908
Whenever you looked forward to anything pleasant you were sure to be more or less disappointed . . . perhaps that is true. But there is a good side to it too. The bad things don't always come up to your expectations either . . . they nearly always turn out ever so much better than you think.
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L. M. Montgomery, Anne of Green Gables, 1908
Worrying helps you some—it seems as if you were doing something when you're worrying.
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L. M. Montgomery, Anne of Green Gables, 1908
Anyone who has gumption knows what it is, and anyone who hasn't can never know what it is. So there is no need of defining it.
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L. M. Montgomery, Anne of the Island, 1915
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.
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L. M. Montgomery, The Story Girl

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