"Old age is the verdict of life."
"Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter."Amelia Barr on Mark Twain
"Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young."Amelia Barr on Henry Ford
"Wrinkles should merely indicate where smiles have been."Amelia Barr on Mark Twain
"True terror is to wake up one morning and discover that your high school class is running the country."Amelia Barr on Kurt Vonnegut
"A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age."Amelia Barr on Robert Frost
"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."
"It is only in sorrow bad weather masters us in joy we face the storm and defy it."
"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."