quote by Lucy Maud Montgomery

Kindred spirits are not so scarce as I used to think. It's splendid to find out there are so many of them in the world.

— Lucy Maud Montgomery

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I learned early on, having known the most handsome, successful, Gary Cooper, Clark Gable, Robert Taylor, don't ever spend too much time looking in the mirror.


I watched Gene Kelly for his smile, for his energy. Vittorio Gassman for his movement. Clark Gable for his mustache. And I watched Lassie who was happy as a dog.

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It's been my experience that you can nearly always enjoy things if you make up your mind firmly that you will.

Perhaps, after all, romance did not come into one's life with pomp and blare.

.. Perhaps it crept to one's side like an old friend through quiet ways.

I love 'Anne of Green Gables.' I have for years. That's one of my favourite things. She's such a can-do kind of girl; that's why I'm crazy about her.


I'm just glad it'll be Clark Gable who's falling on his face and not Gary Cooper.

I am simply a 'book drunkard.' Books have the same irresistible temptation for me that liquor has for its devotee. I cannot withstand them.

Clark Gable was the first to have called me a mermaid.

I'm so glad I live in a world where there are Octobers.

God is in his Heaven, all's right with the world.


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.

People who haven’t red hair don’t know what trouble is.

In our film profession you may have Gable's looks, Tracy's art, Marlene's legs or Liz's violet eyes, but they don't mean a thing without that swinging thing called courage.

Dear old world', she murmured, 'you are very lovely, and I am glad to be alive in you.

Because when you are imagining, you might as well imagine something worth while.


Next to trying and winning, the best thing is trying and failing.

If Clark Gable had a Facebook page, there would have been a Gone with the Wind 2.

It's all very well to read about sorrows and imagine yourself living through them heroically, but it's not so nice when you really come to have them, is it?

We pay a price for everything we get or take in this world;

and although ambitions are well worth having, they are not to be cheaply won, but exact their dues of work and self denial, anxiety and discouragement.

My life is a perfect graveyard of buried hopes.


It was the joy of your life to know Clark Gable.

He was everything good you could think of. He had delicious humor, he had great compassion, he was always a fine old teddy bear. In no way was he conscious of his good looks, as were most other men in pictures at that time. Clark was very unactorly.

There's such a lot of different Annes in me.

I sometimes think that is why I'm such a troublesome person. If I was just the one Anne it would be ever so much more comfortable, but then it wouldn't be half so interesting.

How many women do we know who were continually kissed by Clark Gable, William Powell, Cary Grant, Spencer Tracy and Fredric March? Only one: Myrna Loy...

The only man who could make a love scene comfortable was Clark Gable.

He was born graceful, he knew what to do with his feet and when he took hold of you, there was no fooling around.

I didn't really watch action films growing up! I grew up on stuff like 'Anne of Green Gables' - that was more when I was in elementary school. It was all I ever watched.


You'd find it easier to be bad than good if you had red hair.

.. People who haven't red hair don't know what trouble is.

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.

There must be a limit to the mistakes one person can make, and when I get to the end of them, then I'll be through with them. That's a comforting thought

I don't know, I don't want to talk as much.

(...) It's nicer to think dear, pretty thoughts and keep them in one's heart, like treasures. I don't like to have them laughed at or wondered over.

You'd find it easier to be bad than good if you had red hair." — Anne Shirley


True friends are always together in spirit.

Oh, it's delightful to have ambitions.

I'm so glad I have such a lot. And there never seems to be any end to them-- that's the best of it. Just as soon as you attain to one ambition you see another one glittering higher up still. It does make life so interesting.

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.

Just as soon as you attain to one ambition you see another one glittering higher up still. It does make life so interesting.