Pearl Buck Quotes


20 Pearl Buck quotes:



"We should so provide for old age that it may have no urgent wants of this world to absorb it from meditation on the next. It is awful to see the lean hands of dotage making a coffer of the grave."
Author: Buck Quotes Category: Age And Aging Quotes
"You can judge your age by the amount of pain you feel when you come in contact with a new idea."
Author: Buck Quotes Category: Age And Aging Quotes
"I don't wait for moods. You accomplish nothing if you do that. Your mind must know it has got to get down to work."
Author: Buck Quotes Category: Ability Quotes
"I feel no need for any other faith than my faith in the kindness of human beings. I am so absorbed in the wonder of earth and the life upon it that I cannot think of heaven and angels."
Author: Buck Quotes Category: Faith Quotes
"Love alone could waken love."
"Self-expression must pass into communication for its fulfillment."
Author: Buck Quotes Category: Communication Quotes
"Man was lost if he went to a usurer, for the interest ran faster than a tiger upon him."
Author: Buck Quotes Category: Debt Quotes
"Order is the shape upon which beauty depends."
Author: Buck Quotes Category: Beauty Quotes
"Hunger makes a thief of any man."
Author: Buck Quotes Category: Hunger Quotes
"None who have always been free can understand the terrible fascinating power of the hope of freedom to those who are not free."
Author: Buck Quotes Category: Freedom Quotes
"Praise out of season, or tactlessly bestowed, can freeze the heart as much as blame."
"To serve is beautiful, but only if it is done with joy and a whole heart and a free mind."
"Love dies only when growth stops."
Author: Buck Quotes Category: Growth Quotes
"The person who tries to live alone will not succeed as a human being. His heart withers if it does not answer another heart. His mind shrinks away if he hears only the echoes of his own thoughts and finds no other inspiration."
"We send missionaries to China so the Chinese can get to heaven, but we won't let them into our country."
Author: Buck Quotes Category: Heaven Quotes
"If you want to understand today, you have to search yesterday."
Author: Buck Quotes Category: Understanding Quotes
"Like Confucius of old, I am so absorbed in the wonder of the earth and the life upon it, that I cannot think of heaven and the angels."
Author: Buck Quotes Category: Nature Quotes
"Nothing in life is as good as the marriage of true minds between man and woman. As good? It is life itself. ''"
Author: Buck Quotes Category: Mind Quotes
"Men would rather be starving and free than fed in bonds."
Author: Buck Quotes Category: Men Quotes Slavery Quotes
"Every great mistake has a halfway moment, a split second when it can be recalled and perhaps remedied."
Author: Buck Quotes Category: Mistakes Quotes



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