Amelia Barr Quotes

Quotes : 16

English

Age Life


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

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

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This world is run with far too tight a rein for luck to interfere. Fortune sells her wares

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The inevitable has always found me ready and hopeful.

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

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

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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.

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It is only in sorrow bad weather masters us

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It is little men know of women

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It is always the simple that produces the marvelous.

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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.

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

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

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

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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.

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Old age is the verdict of life.

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