"In a mood of faith and hope my work goes on. A ream of fresh paper lies on my desk waiting for the next book. I am a writer and I take up my pen to write."
"Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning."Pearl S. Buck on Albert Einstein
"We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope."Pearl S. Buck on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"None are more hopelessly enslaved than those who falsely believe they are free."Pearl S. Buck on Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
"My great hope is to laugh as much as I cry to get my work done and try to love somebody and have the courage to accept the love in return."Pearl S. Buck on Maya Angelou
"I find hope in the darkest of days, and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe."Pearl S. Buck on Dalai Lama
"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."