“But pearls are for tears, the old legend says,” Gilbert had objected.

“I’m not afraid of that. And tears can be happy as well as sad. My very happiest moments have been when I had tears in my eyes—…so give me pearls for our troth ring, Gilbert, and I’ll willingly accept the sorrow of life with its joy.”


Anne of Green Gables


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i made the mistake of going in the aogg tag trying to find that quote about being so lucky as to have things to miss euggh the next two months there will be some ugly crying lucy maud why you gotta do this to me