"It is only in sorrow bad weather masters us in joy we face the storm and defy it."
"The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched - they must be felt with the heart."Amelia Barr on Helen Keller
"It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light."Amelia Barr on Aristotle Onassis
"Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant."Amelia Barr on Robert Louis Stevenson
"Try to be like the turtle - at ease in your own shell."Amelia Barr on Bill Copeland
"Find a place inside where there's joy, and the joy will burn out the pain."Amelia Barr on Joseph Campbell
"Old age is the verdict of life."
"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."
"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."
"It is always the simple that produces the marvelous."
"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."