Pearl S. Buck

1892 - 1973

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

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 mistakes

Every great mistake has a halfway moment, a split second when it can be recalled and perhaps remedied.

Pearl S. Buck (1892 - 1973)

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A Quote by Pearl S. Buck on future and past

One faces the future with one's past.

Pearl S. Buck (1892 - 1973)

Source: 1942

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A Quote by 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 (1892 - 1973)

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A Quote by Pearl S. Buck on health, illness, joy, learning, and sorrow

We learn as much from sorrow as from joy, as much from illness as from health, from handicap as from advantage and indeed perhaps more.

Pearl S. Buck (1892 - 1973)

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A Quote by Pearl S. Buck on imagination, life, and suffering

Anyone who lives within his means suffers from a lack of imagination.

Pearl S. Buck (1892 - 1973)

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A Quote by Pearl S. Buck on fatherhood, justice, language, life, mathematics, meaning, music, relationships, scientists, and understanding

No one really understood music unless he was a scientist, her father had declared, and not just a scientist, either, oh, no, only the real ones, the theoreticians, whose language was mathematics. She had not understood mathematics until he had explained to her that it was the symbolic language of relationships. "And relationships," he had told her, "contained the essential meaning of life."

Pearl S. Buck (1892 - 1973)

Source: The Goddess Abides, Pt. I, 1972.

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A Quote by Pearl S. Buck on beauty and order

Order is the shape upon which beauty depends.

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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