“Anne of Green Gables” quotes

TV Series Anne of Green Gables
Title Anne of Green Gables
Year 1985
Genre Drama, Family
All actors – Megan Follows, Colleen Dewhurst, Richard Farnsworth, Patricia Hamilton, Marilyn Lightstone, Schuyler Grant, Jonathan Crombie, Charmion King, Jackie Burroughs, Rosemary Radcliffe, Joachim Hansen, Christiane Krüger
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  • “- Gilbert Blythe: Well, I figured you can give me a hand with my work, and we'll call it a fair exchange.
    - Anne Shirley: Aren't you worried? I'm liable to break another slate over your head.
    - Gilbert Blythe: I'm more worried I might break one over yours, carrots.”

    Jonathan Crombie - Gilbert Blythe
    Megan Follows - Anna Shirley Cuthbert
    [Tag:argument, helping]
  • “Make a little room in your plans for romance again, Anne, girl. All the degrees and scholarships in the world can't make up for the lack of it.”
    Charmion King - Aunt Josephine
  • “My current wine is famous all over the island, Rachel Lynde, as you very well know. And the Reverend Allen himself is not opposed to taking a bit when he comes calling. And as for Christian virtue: making a little wine for a refreshment is far less sinful than meddling in other people's affairs!”
    Colleen Dewhurst - Marilla Cuthbert
  • “The fact that you rescued me, unnecessarily, hardly wipes out past wrongs.”

    Megan Follows - Anna Shirley Cuthbert
  • “If she can avoid catastrophe two days in a row, I might have a chance to make up my mind.”

    Colleen Dewhurst - Marilla Cuthbert
  • “The truth will set you free.”
    Marilyn Lightstone - Miss Muriel Stacy
    [Tag:freedom, truth]
  • “Wealth can be very empty when you don't have someone to share it with. But by the time I realized that, no one would have me except men who wanted my money more than I did.”
    Charmion King - Aunt Josephine
  • “I promise I'll never do it again. That's the one good thing about me. I never do the same wrong thing twice.”
    Megan Follows - Anna Shirley Cuthbert
  • “You amuse me and precious little amuses me in this world at my age.”

    Charmion King - Aunt Josephine
  • “I've never belonged to anyone!”
    Megan Follows - Anna Shirley Cuthbert
  • “- Anne Shirley: Oh, Marilla, you look so elegant!
    - Marilla Cuthbert: You don't make important visits in kitchen clothes.”

    Megan Follows - Anna Shirley Cuthbert
    Colleen Dewhurst - Marilla Cuthbert
  • “How would you like to have nasty things said about you? How would you like to hear that you're fat, ugly, and a sour old gossip!”

    Megan Follows - Anna Shirley Cuthbert
    [Tag:gossip, insult]
  • “I like people who make me like them. Saves me so much trouble forcing myself to like them.”
    Charmion King - Aunt Josephine
  • “- Anne Shirley: Don't you ever imagine things differently from what they are?
    - Marilla Cuthbert: No.
    - Anne Shirley: Oh Marilla, how much you miss.”

    Megan Follows - Anna Shirley Cuthbert
    Colleen Dewhurst - Marilla Cuthbert
  • “- Matthew Cuthbert: I've worked hard all my life. I'd rather just drop in the harness. I got old; I never noticed.
    - Anne Shirley: If I'd been the boy you sent for, I could have spared you in so many ways.
    - Matthew Cuthbert: I never wanted a boy. I only wanted you from the first day. Don't ever change. I love my little girl. I'm so proud of my...” (continue)
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    Richard Farnsworth - Matthew Cuthbert
    Megan Follows - Anna Shirley Cuthbert
    [Tag:daughter, helping, son]
  • “Her tongue appears to be hinged in the middle, but she may turn out all right.”

    Patricia Hamilton - Rachel Lynde