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Pearl S. Buck quotes page 2

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

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

I feel no need for any other faith than my faith in human beings. Like Confucius of old, I am
so absorbed in the wonder of earth and the life upon it that I cannot think of heaven and
angels.
Pearl S. Buck

Nothing is menial where there is love.
Pearl S. Buck

To serve is beautiful, but only if it is done with joy and a whole heart and a free mind.
Pearl S. Buck

The secret of joy in work is contained in one word - excellence. To know how to do
something is to enjoy it.
Pearl S. Buck

I am always glad when any of my books can be put into an inexpensive edition, because I like
to think that any people who might wish to read them can do so. Surely books ought to be
within reach of everybody.
Pearl S. Buck

A dog barks when his master is attacked. I would be a coward if I saw that God's truth is
attacked and yet would remain silent.
Pearl S. Buck

If you want to understand today, you have to search yesterday.
Pearl S. Buck

The test of a civilization is in the way that it cares for its helpless members.
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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.
Pearl S. Buck

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