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Johanna Spyri Quotes

25 of the best book quotes from Johanna Spyri
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“Let not your heart be troubled Nor fear your soul dismay, There is a wise Defender And He will be your stay. Where you have failed, He conquers, See, how the foeman flies! And all your tribulation Is turned to glad surprise.”
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“All things will work for good To those who trust in Me; I come with healing on my wings, To save and set thee free.”
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“Heidi, it’s just as if we were in a high carriage and were going to drive straight into heaven.”
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“When God has shown us some special mercy we should think at once of those who are denied so many things.”
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“After many years of joyless life, the blind grandmother had at last found something to make her happy; her days were no longer passed in weariness and darkness, one like the other without pleasure or change, for now she had always something to which she could look forward.”
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“Ah, Heidi, that brings light to the heart! What comfort you have brought me!”
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“We look like Sunday every day now; Heidi did not go abroad for nothing.”
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“The place known at her grandfather’s as the cellar, where the fresh made cheeses and the new milk were kept, was a pleasant and inviting place.”
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“And on the floor of a goatherd’s hut there are all sorts of things that do not belong to a dress.”
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“I want to go about like the light-footed goats.”
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“I’ll always say my prayers . . . and if God doesn’t answer them at once I shall know it’s because He’s planning something better for me.”
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“God certainly knows of some happiness for us which He is going to bring out of the trouble, only we must have patience and not run away. And then all at once something happens and we see clearly ourselves that God has had some good thought in His mind all along; but because we cannot see things beforehand, and only know how dreadfully miserable we are, we think it is always going to be so.”
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“Flowers are made to bloom in the sun and not to be shut up in an apron.”
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“We must never forget to pray, and to ask God to remember us when He is arranging things, so that we too may feel safe and have no anxiety about what is going to happen.”
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“God is good to all of us. He knows what we need better than we do. And just because he thinks it is better not to give you what you want right now doesn’t mean he isn’t answering you. You shall have what you ask for but not until the right time comes.”
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“If you have a sorrow that you cannot tell to anyone, you can go to our Father in Heaven.”
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“God arranges everything for us, so that we need have no more fear or trouble and may be quite sure that all things will come right in the end.”
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“She is not fashioned for a life among strangers.”
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“The poor child felt like a little bird that is placed in a glittering cage.”
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“Let’s enjoy the beautiful things we can see, my dear, and not think about those we cannot.”
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“It was so lovely, Heidi stood with tears pouring down her cheeks, and thanked God for letting her come home to it again. She could find no words to express her feelings, but lingered until the light began to fade and then ran on.”
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“The happiest of all things is when an old friend comes and greets us as in former times; the heart is comforted with the assurance that some day everything that we have loved will be given back”
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“O how beautiful, look at the crimson snow! And up there on the rocks there are ever so many roses!”
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“Heidi was never unhappy, for wherever she was she found something to interest or amuse her.”
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“Then everything goes wrong, for God lets us then go where we like, and when we get poor and miserable and begin to cry about it no one pities us, but they say, You ran away from God, and so God, who could have helped you, left you to yourself.”

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