A good marriage is one which allows for change and growth in the individuals and in the way they express their love.Pearl Buck
At my age the bones are water in the morning until food is given them.Pearl Buck
Every great mistake has a halfway moment, a split second when it can be recalled and perhaps remedied.Pearl Buck
Inside myself is a place where I live all alone and that's where you renew your springs that never dry up.Pearl Buck
Order is the shape upon which beauty depends.Pearl Buck
Some are kissing mothers and some are scolding mothers, but it is love just the same.Pearl Buck
Teaching is as sacred as priesthood. If one has not the concern for humanity, the love of living creatures, the vision of the priest and artist, he must not teach.Pearl Buck
The secret of joy in work is contained in one word - excellence. To know how to do something well is to enjoy it.Pearl Buck
There are many ways of breaking a heart. Stories were full of hearts broken by love, but what really broke a heart was taking away its dream - whatever that dream might be.Pearl Buck
There is an alchemy in sorrow. It can be transmuted into wisdom, which, if it does not bring joy, can yet bring happiness.Pearl Buck
Truth is always exciting. Speak it, then, Life is dull without it.Pearl Buck
Henry James was one of the nicest old ladies I ever met.
Life is not easy for any of us, but what of that? We must have perseverance and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted in something, and that this thing, at whatever cost, must be attained.
I am beginning to learn that it is the sweet, simple things of life which are the real ones after all.