Pearl S. Buck Quotes

Our society must make it right and possible for old people not to fear the young or be deserted by them, for the test of a civilization is the way that it cares for its helpless members.

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

To eat bread without hope is still slowly to starve to death.

Pearl S. Buck

Growth itself contains the germ of happiness.

Pearl S. Buck

The test of a civilization is in the way that it cares for its helpless members.

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

We send missionaries to China so the Chinese can get to heaven, but we won't let them into our country.

Pearl S. Buck

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