Pearl S. Buck

1892 - 1973

A Quote by Pearl S. Buck on writing, waiting, paper, writers, faith, hope, and work

In a mood of faith and hope my work goes on. A ream of fresh paper lies on my desk waiting for the next book. I am a writer and I take up my pen to write.

Pearl S. Buck (1892 - 1973)

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A Quote by Pearl S. Buck on love, marriage, growth, and relationship

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 (1892 - 1973)

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A Quote by Pearl S. Buck on love and solitude

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 (1892 - 1973)

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A Quote by Pearl S. Buck on life and truth

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Truth is always exciting. Speak it, then. Life is boring without it.

Pearl S. Buck (1892 - 1973)

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A Quote by Pearl S. Buck on excellence, joy, secrets, and work

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 (1892 - 1973)

Source: The Joy of Children, 1964

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A Quote by Pearl S. Buck on preparation

To know what one can have and to do with it, being prepared for no more, is the basis of equilibrium.

Pearl S. Buck (1892 - 1973)

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A Quote by Pearl S. Buck on feeling

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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 (1892 - 1973)

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A Quote by Pearl S. Buck on heart, praise, and seasons

Praise out of season, or tactlessly bestowed, can freeze the heart as much as blame.

Pearl S. Buck (1892 - 1973)

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A Quote by Pearl S. Buck on achievement, generations, impossibility, and prudence

The young do not know enough to be prudent, and therefore they attempt the impossible, and achieve it, generation after generation.

Pearl S. Buck (1892 - 1973)

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A Quote by Pearl S. Buck on angels, earth, heaven, life, and wonder

I am so absorbed in the wonder of earth and the life upon it that I cannot think of heaven and the angels. I have enough for this life.

Pearl S. Buck (1892 - 1973)

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