"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."
"Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life."Pearl S. Buck on Confucius
"All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence."Pearl S. Buck on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work."Pearl S. Buck on Thomas A. Edison
"By working faithfully eight hours a day you may eventually get to be boss and work twelve hours a day."Pearl S. Buck on Robert Frost
"Nothing will work unless you do."Pearl S. Buck on Maya Angelou
"We should so provide for old age that it may have no urgent wants of this world to absorb it from meditation on the next. It is awful to see the lean hands of dotage making a coffer of the grave."
"You can judge your age by the amount of pain you feel when you come in contact with a new idea."
"Inside myself is a place where I live all alone and that is where I renew my springs that never dry up."
"The person who tries to live alone will not succeed as a human being. His heart withers if it does not answer another heart. His mind shrinks away if he hears only the echoes of his own thoughts and finds no other inspiration."
"Love alone could waken love."