Amelia Barr quotes

 quotes - It is always the simple that produces the marvelous. Share

“It is always the simple that produces the marvelous.”

— Amelia Barr

 quotes - It is only in sorrow bad weather masters us; in joy we face the storm and defy it. Share

“It is only in sorrow bad weather masters us; in joy we face the storm and defy it.”

— Amelia Barr

 quotes - The fate of love is that it always seems too little or too much. Share

“The fate of love is that it always seems too little or too much.”

— Amelia Barr

 quotes - The inevitable has always found me ready and hopeful. Share

“The inevitable has always found me ready and hopeful.”

— Amelia Barr

“All changes are more or less tinged with melancholy, for what we are leaving behind is part of ourselves.”

— Amelia Barr

“It is little men know of women; their smiles and their tears alike are seldom what they seem.”

— Amelia Barr

“The great difference between voyages rests not with the ships, but with the people you meet on them.”

— Amelia Barr

“But the lover's power is the poet's power. He can make love from all the common strings with which this world is strung.”

— Amelia Barr

“But what do we know of the heart nearest to our own? What do we know of our own heart?”

— Amelia Barr

“Old age is the verdict of life.”

— Amelia Barr

“There is no corner too quiet, or too far away, for a woman to make sorrow in it.”

— Amelia Barr

“Whatever the scientists may say, if we take the supernatural out of life, we leave only the unnatural.”

— Amelia Barr

“When men make themselves into brutes it is just to treat them like brutes.”

— Amelia Barr

“That is the great mistake about the affections. It is not the rise and fall of empires, the birth and death of kings, or the marching of armies that move them most. When they answer from their depths, it is to the domestic joys and tragedies of life.”

— Amelia Barr

“This world is run with far too tight a rein for luck to interfere. Fortune sells her wares; she never gives them. In some form or other, we pay for her favors; or we go empty away.”

— Amelia Barr

“Events that are predestined require but little management. They manage themselves. They slip into place while we sleep, and suddenly we are aware that the thing we fear to attempt, is already accomplished.”

— Amelia Barr
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