"One of the reasons I wanted to teach deaf children was because it made me very sad that they spoke so clumsily and that they moved with less grace that I knew was possible of deaf people."
"When you are joyous, look deep into your heart and you shall find it is only that which has given you sorrow that is giving you joy. When you are sorrowful look again in your heart, and you shall see that in truth you are weeping for that which has been your delight."Stephanie Beacham on Khalil Gibran
"Every man has his secret sorrows which the world knows not and often times we call a man cold when he is only sad."Stephanie Beacham on Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
"I seldom think about my limitations, and they never make me sad. Perhaps there is just a touch of yearning at times but it is vague, like a breeze among flowers."Stephanie Beacham on Helen Keller
"If my world were to cave in tomorrow, I would look back on all the pleasures, excitements and worthwhilenesses I have been lucky enough to have had. Not the sadness, not my miscarriages or my father leaving home, but the joy of everything else. It will have been enough."Stephanie Beacham on Audrey Hepburn
"Sadness is but a wall between two gardens."Stephanie Beacham on Khalil Gibran
"I'm lucky that most of the time I'm on location in amazing places. Most of the time, I don't need holidays, I just stop working."
"I think the deafness affects me more than I realise I think it makes me more tired. I loathe parties. I attend, smile and leave."