"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."
"A man who won't die for something is not fit to live."Amelia Barr on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"To be idle is a short road to death and to be diligent is a way of life foolish people are idle, wise people are diligent."Amelia Barr on Buddha
"The fear of death is the most unjustified of all fears, for there's no risk of accident for someone who's dead."Amelia Barr on Albert Einstein
"The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time."Amelia Barr on Mark Twain
"Death is no more than passing from one room into another. But there's a difference for me, you know. Because in that other room I shall be able to see."Amelia Barr on Helen Keller
"Old age is the verdict 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."