Pearl S. Buck Quotes

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Growth itself contains the germ of happiness.
– Pearl S. Buck

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One faces the future with one’s past.
– Pearl S. Buck

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One faces the future with one’s past.
– Pearl S. Buck

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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 work.
– Pearl S. Buck

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To eat bread without hope is still slowly to starve to death.
– Pearl S. Buck

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Hunger makes a thief of any man.
– Pearl S. Buck

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When men destroy their old gods they will find new ones to take their place.
– Pearl S. Buck

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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 work.
– Pearl S. Buck

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

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None who have always been free can understand the terrible fascinating power of the hope of freedom to those who are not free.
– Pearl S. Buck

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To eat bread without hope is still slowly to starve to death.
– Pearl S. Buck

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Hunger makes a thief of any man.
– Pearl S. Buck

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We need to restore the full meaning of that old word, duty. It is the other side of rights.
– Pearl S. Buck

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Growth itself contains the germ of happiness.
– Pearl S. Buck

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The truth is always exciting. Speak it, then. Life is dull without it.
– Pearl S. Buck

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

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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

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One faces the future with one’s past.
– Pearl S. Buck

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When hope is taken away from the people, moral degeneration follows swiftly after.
– Pearl S. Buck

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We must have hope or starve to death.
– Pearl S. Buck

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You can judge your age by the amount of pain you feel when you come in contact with a new idea.
– Pearl S. Buck

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If our American way of life fails the child, it fails us all.
– Pearl S. Buck

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When men destroy their old gods they will find new ones to take their place.
– Pearl S. Buck

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Love dies only when growth stops.
– Pearl S. Buck

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The basic discovery about any people is the discovery of the relationship between its men and its women.
– Pearl S. Buck



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