Amelia Barr, fully Amelia Edith Barr Huddleston

Amelia
Barr, fully Amelia Edith Barr Huddleston
1831
1919

British American Novelist

Author Quotes

Injustice is a sixth sense, and rouses all the others.

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

It is always the simple that produces the marvelous.

The inevitable has always found me ready and hopeful.

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

There are no little events in life, those we think of no consequence may be full of fate, and it is at our own risk if we neglect the acquaintances and opportunities that seem to be casually offered, and of small importance.

It is not that we have a soul, we are a soul.

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

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

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.

A good message will always find a messenger.

Kindness is always fashionable, and always welcome.

Time is a very precious gift- so precious that it is only given to us moment by moment.

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

Let me tell thee, time is a very precious gift of God; so precious that it's only given to us moment by moment.

Truth can be outraged by silence quite as cruelly as by speech.

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.

Mediocrity is always in a rush; but whatever is worth doing at all is worth doing with consideration. For genius is nothing more nor less than doing well what anyone can do badly.

We hear voices in solitude, we never hear in the hurry and turmoil of life; we receive counsels and comforts we get under no other condition.

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

No man was ever ruined from without; the final ruin comes from within, when you turn hopeless and lose courage!

What we buy, and pay for, is part of ourselves.

Don?t fail through defects of temper and over-sensitiveness at moments of trial. One of the great helps to success is to be cheerful; to go to work with a full sense of life; to be determined to put hindrances out of the way; to prevail over them and to get the mastery. Above all things else, be cheerful; there is no beatitude for the despairing.

Old age is the verdict of life.

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

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First Name
Amelia
Last Name
Barr, fully Amelia Edith Barr Huddleston
Birth Date
1831
Death Date
1919
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British American Novelist