Amelia Barr Quotes

It is little men know of women; their smiles and their tears alike are seldom what they seem.

Smile Quotes, Women Quotes, Men Quotes

It is only in sorrow bad weather masters us; in joy we face the storm and defy it.

Sorrow Quotes

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

Sorrow Quotes


Human relations are built on feeling, not on reason or knowledge. And feeling is not an exact science; like all spiritual qualities, it has the vagueness of greatness about it.

Knowledge Quotes, Spiritual Quotes, Greatness Quotes, Feeling Quotes, Science Quotes

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.

Love Quotes, Power Quotes

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

Men Quotes

This world is run with far too tight a rein for luck to interfere. Fortune sells her wares; she never gives them. In some form or other, we pay for her favors; or we go empty away.

Luck Quotes

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

Love Quotes, Fate Quotes

Kindness is always fashionable, and always welcome.

Kindness Quotes

The inevitable has always found me ready and hopeful.

Hope Quotes

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

Heart Quotes

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.

Management Quotes, Fear Quotes

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

Great Quotes

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

Change Quotes

4 Top Amelia Barr quotes about Life

Old age is the verdict of life.

Age Quotes, Life Quotes

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

Life Quotes

With renunciation life begins.

Life Quotes

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.

Death Quotes, Life Quotes, Great Quotes, Birth Quotes