"Life without idealism is empty indeed. We just hope or starve to death."
"A man who won't die for something is not fit to live."Pearl S. Buck on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"To be idle is a short road to death and to be diligent is a way of life foolish people are idle, wise people are diligent."Pearl S. Buck on Buddha
"The fear of death is the most unjustified of all fears, for there's no risk of accident for someone who's dead."Pearl S. Buck on Albert Einstein
"The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time."Pearl S. Buck on Mark Twain
"Death is no more than passing from one room into another. But there's a difference for me, you know. Because in that other room I shall be able to see."Pearl S. Buck on Helen Keller
"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."