Pearl S. Buck

Pearl Sydenstricker Buck, also known by her Chinese name Sai Zhenzhu, was an American writer and novelist. As the daughter of missionaries, Buck spent most of her life before 1934 in China

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I don't wait for moods. You accomplish nothing if you do that. Your mind must know it has got to get down to earth.Rate it:
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.Rate it:
If you want to understand today, you have to search yesterday.Rate it:
Love alone could waken love.Rate it:
Man was lost if he went to a usurer, for the interest ran faster than a tiger upon him.Rate it:
Men would rather be starving and free than fed in bonds.Rate it:
Nothing in life is as good as the marriage of true minds between man and woman. As good? It is life itself.Rate it:
The bitterest creature under heaven is the wife who discovers that her husband's bravery is only bravado, that his strength is only a uniform, that his power is but a gun in the hands of a fool.Rate it:
The lack of emotional security of our American young people is due, I believe, to their isolation from the larger family unit. No two people - no mere father and mother - as I have often said, are enough to provide emotional security for a child. He needs to feel himself one in a world of kinfolk, persons of variety in age and temperament, and yet allied to himself by an indissoluble bond which he cannot break if he could, for nature has welded him into it before he was born.Rate it:
The young do not know enough to be prudent, and therefore they attempt the impossible -- and achieve it, generation after generation.Rate it:

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