Pearl S. Buck Quotes

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

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Hunger makes a thief of any man.

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Self-expression must pass into communication for its fulfillment.

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Man was lost if he went to a usurer, for the interest ran faster than a tiger upon him.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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

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Growth itself contains the germ of happiness.

Pearl S. Buck

Hunger makes a thief of any man.

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.

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

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