110 things to learn from Anne Shirley

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It's been 110 years since L.M. Montgomery's Anne of Green Gables was published. Anne Shirley has been an inspiration for many young readers, all around the world. Here are 110 things Anne Shirley has taught us:

  1. You don't need to be blood to be family
  2. Cover the plum pudding
  3. Keep your imagination active, it makes life more interesting
  4. Fall in love with your best friend
  5. Don't accept a dare to impress someone
  6. Keep your head up when things are down
Anne of Green Gablessittingbywindow
  1. Speak your mind freely
  2. Love the way you are
  3. It's important to spell names correctly
  4. Keep your bosom friends close
  5. Read as much as you can
  6. Write from the heart
  7. Discover the world around you
  8. Don't be afraid to get your hands dirty
  9. Know the difference between raspberry cordial and currant wine
  10. Always come back home
  11. Money does not mean happiness
  12. Dress well
  13. Hard work will pay off
  14. Never give up
  15. Keep searching for the life you're looking for
  1. Never attempt to dye your hair alone
  2. Put your mistakes behind you
  3. Defend yourself against false accusations
  4. Being smart is better than being pretty
  5. Keep writing through all the rejection letters
  6. You're never too old to play
  7. Practice good vocabulary
  8. Wear what you feel best in
  9. Be kind to everyone
  10. Keep a lookout for kindred spirits
  11. Teach what you love
  12. Practice patience
anne and matthew first meeting
  1. Never stop fighting for the one you love
  2. Just be yourself
  3. Ignore the Josie Pye's in life
  4. Be humble
  5. Let yourself feel passionate about the things you love
  6. Open the door to new opportunities
  7. If something isn't working, fix it
  8. Don't lose hope
  9. Know how to spell C-H-R-Y-S-A-N-T-H-E-M-U-M
  10. Learn from your mistakes
  11. Go after your dreams
  12. Let others help you when you have to make difficult choices
  13. Be thoughful
  14. Keep learning
  15. Ask for help when you need it
  16. Put your mind in the right attitude
  17. Be ambitious! It makes life more interesting
  18. "Next to trying and winning, the best thing is trying and failing"
  19. Learn from your mistakes
anne reading book
  1. Bring something joyful to the world
  2. Look forward to the little things
  3. Trust that everything will fall into place
  4. Don't settle for someone you don't truly love
  5. Trust that every mistake leads to a brighter future
  6. Never let others call you names like "carrots"
  7. Keep studying
  8. Don't let good things go to waste
  9. Travel across the world for someone you love
  10. Don't be afraid of things you can control
  11. Impress people with your wisdom
  12. Give second chances
  13. Remember where you came from
  14. Appreciate the time you spend with others
  15. Make some time for yourself
  16. Read out loud
  17. Tell the truth when others need to hear it
  18. Nobody cares if you wear the same thing twice
  19. Love yourself
  20. No need to stay proper all the time
  21. Standing out is not a bad thing
  22. Be a good friend
  23. Forgive and ask to be forgiven
  24. Be sincere
Anne + Gilbert
  1. Look forward to the future
  2. Appreciate your education
  3. Life is not a fairytale
  4. Find a balance between imagination and the real world
  5. Trust your gut
  6. Share your opinion
  7. Maintain your dignity
  8. Never hide your excitement
  9. Laugh at your mistakes
  10. Be selfless and make personal sacrafices
  11. Don't sweat the small stuff
  12. It takes time to love yourself
  1. Share the best moments in life with your bosom friend
  2. Everything is a learning experience
  3. Cherish your family
  4. "There is always another bend in the road"
  5. Live life full of confidence
  6. Surround yourself with kindred spirits
  7. You don't need plenty of friends to be happy
  8. Trust the people who want to help you
  9. There's beauty in everything
  10. Life is full of surprises and unexpected gifts
  11. Ask for advice from bosom friends
  12. Everyday is a new opportunity to learn something new
  13. Wait to marry someone you truly love
wedding anne and gilbert
  1. Adventures keep you young
  2. Never chase a cow if you're wearing white
  3. Don't fall asleep while fishing for lake trout
  4. Never wear a sour expression twice
  5. Always say yes when someone asks you to dance
  6. Work up the courage to speak publicly
  7. Never forget the people who love you
  8. You're never too old to find love
  9. Tomorrow is always fresh with no mistakes in it

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