Inspirational Pearl S. Buck Quotes

Pearl S. Buck (June 26, 1892 – March 6, 1973; also known by her Chinese name Sai Zhenzhu was an American writer and novelist. Below is a list of Inspirational Pearl S. Buck Quotes.

Pearl S. Buck Quotes
Pearl S. Buck Quotes

Pearl S. Buck Quotes

“Many people lose the small joys in the hope for the big happiness.”
― Pearl S. Buck

“Love cannot be forced, love cannot be coaxed and teased. It comes out of heaven, unasked and unsought.”
― Pearl S. Buck

“The rich are always afraid.”
― Pearl S. Buck

“One faces the future with one’s past.”
― Pearl S. Buck

“To serve is beautiful, but only if it is done with joy and a whole heart and a free mind.”
― Pearl S. Buck

“The secret of joy in work is contained in one word-excellence. To know how to do something well is to enjoy it.”
Pearl S. Buck

“Nothing is menial where there is love.”
Pearl S. Buck

“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.”
― Pearl S. Buck

“The truth is always exciting. Speak it, then. Life is dull without it.”
― Pearl S. Buck

“It is better to be first with an ugly woman than the hundreth with a beauty.”
― Pearl S. Buck

“Somehow I had learned from Thoreau, who doubtless learned it from Confucius, that if a man comes to do his own good for you, then must you flee that man and save yourself”
― Pearl S. Buck

“You cannot make yourself feel something you do not feel, but you can make yourself do right in spite of your feelings.”
― Pearl S. Buck

“Inside myself is a place where I live all alone and that’s where you renew your springs that never dry up.”
― Pearl S. Buck

“None who have always been free can understand the terrible fascinating power of the hope of freedom to those who are not free.”
― Pearl S. Buck quotes

“Men and women should own the world as a mutual possession.”
― Pearl S. Buck

“When good people in any country cease their vigilance and struggle, then evil men prevail.”
― Pearl S. Buck

“There are many ways of breaking a heart. Stories were full of hearts broken by love, but what really broke a heart was taking away its dream — whatever that dream might be.”
― Pearl S. Buck

“A good marriage is one which allows for change and growth in the individuals and in the way they express their love.”
― Pearl S. Buck

“The test of a civilization is in the way that it cares for its helpless members.”
― Pearl S. Buck

“To eat bread without hope is still slowly to starve to death.”
― Pearl S. Buck

“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.”
― Pearl S. Buck

“It is the end of a family- when they begin to sell their land. Out of the land we came and into we must go – and if you will hold your land you can live- no one can rob you of land.”
― Pearl S. Buck

“The young do not know enough to be prudent, and therefore they attempt the impossible — and achieve it, generation after generation.”
― Pearl S. Buck

“Perhaps one has to be very old before one learns to be amused rather than shocked.”
― Pearl S. Buck

“Every mistake has a halfway moment, a split second when it can be recalled and perhaps remedied.”
― Pearl S. Buck 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.”
― Pearl S. Buck

“If you want to understand today, you have to search yesterday.”
― Pearl S. Buck

“Sorrow fully accepted brings its own gifts. For there is alchemy in sorrow. It can be transmitted into wisdom, which, if it does not bring joy, can yet bring happiness.”
― Pearl S. Buck

“I love people. I love my family, my children . . . but inside myself is a place where I live all alone and that’s where you renew your springs that never dry up.”
― Pearl S. Buck

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  1. It’s always good to have some quotes at hand to pimp up emails and presentation. Cheers!

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