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Pearl S. Buck Quotes and Sayings

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What seems new is only new to us.
- Pearl S. Buck

Related topics: Wisdom Perspective

Hunger makes a thief of any man.
- Pearl S. Buck

Perhaps one has to be very old before one learns
to be amused rather than shocked.
- Pearl S. Buck

When men destroy their old gods,
they will find new ones to take their place.
- Pearl S. Buck

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I feel no need for any other faith
than my faith in the kindness of human beings.
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

The basic discovery about any people is the discovery
of the relationship between men and women.
- Pearl S. Buck

Never be in a hurry; do everything quietly and in a calm spirit.
Do not lose your inner peace for anything whatsoever,
even if your whole world seems upset.
- Saint Francis de Sales

 

We must, however, acknowledge, as it seems to me,
that man with all his noble qualities...
still bears in his bodily frame
the indelible stamp of his lowly origin.
- Charles Darwin

Ah, not everything is as seems...
- Miyagi: character in the movie Karate Kid

Achievement seems to be connected with action.
Successful men and women keep moving.
They make mistakes, but they don't quit.
- Conrad Hilton

Opportunities to find deeper powers within ourselves
come when life seems most challenging.
- Joseph Campbell

It always seems impossible until its done.
- Nelson Mandela

It seems essential, in relationships and all tasks,
that we concentrate only
on what is most significant and important.
- Soren Kierkegaard

You CAN do what you are committed to do -
regardless of how difficult it seems.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Do not lose your inner peace for anything whatsoever,
even if your whole world seems upset.
- Saint Francis de Sales

Success seems to be connected with action.
Successful people keep moving.
They make mistakes, but they don't quit.
- Conrad Hilton

As long as a man stands in his own way,
everything seems to be in his way.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Success seems to be largely a matter
of hanging on after others have let go.
- William Feather

Is the babe young? When I behold it,
it seems more venerable than the oldest man.
- Henry David Thoreau

Expressing gratitude seems like a cosmic invitation
for all kinds of thankfulness and appreciation to pour in.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

The obscure we see eventually.
The completely obvious,
it seems, takes longer.
- Edward R. Murrow

Just because an animal is large, it doesn't mean he doesn't want kindness;
however big Tigger seems to be, remember that he wants as much kindness as Roo.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

When you get into a tight place
and everything goes against you,
till it seems you cannot hold on a minute longer,
never give up then, for that is just
the place and time the tide will turn.
- Harriet Beecher Stowe

When life seems overwhelming, just step back for a day.
Consider what is most important.
Focus on the crucial issues in your life.
Just let the rest of your upsets go.
You can't fix the whole world, but you can still make a difference.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If everything seems to be going well,
you have obviously overlooked something.
- Anonymous

If someone irritates you, it is only
your own response that is irritating you.
Therefore, when anyone seems to be provoking you,
remember that it is only your judgment
of the incident that provokes you. -
- Epictetus

Loneliness is not what it seems.
One does not feel lonely because one is alone,
but because of a feeling of lack -
a feeling that something is missing.
Loneliness is essentially independent
of how many other humans are around.
It has much more to do with one's self-esteem -
one's sense of inherent worth.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Put your hand on a hot stove for a minute and it
seems like an hour. Sit with a pretty girl for an hour
and it seems like a minute. That's relativity.
- Albert Einstein

The health of the eye seems to demand a horizon.
We are never tired, so long as we can see far enough.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

When you are courting a nice girl
an hour seems like a second.
When you sit on a red-hot cinder
a second seems like an hour.
That's relativity.
- Albert Einstein

It seems that we have it backward in our society.
We tend to look up to people
who are under a great deal of stress,
who can handle loads of stress,
and those who are under a great deal of pressure.
- Richard Carlson

Confusion of goals and perfection of means seems,
in my opinion, to characterize our age.
- Albert Einstein

Well, it seems to me that the best relationships -
the ones that last -
are frequently the ones that are rooted in friendship.
You know, one day you look at the person
and you see something more than you did the night before.
Like a switch has been flicked somewhere.
And the person who was just a friend is...
suddenly the only person you can ever imagine yourself with.
- Dana Scully

A perfection of means,
and confusion of aims,
seems to be our main problem.
- Albert Einstein

Random chance seems to have operated in our favor ...
there was no deity involved.
- Spock character in the Star Trek television series

My mind seems to have become a kind of machine for
grinding general laws out of large collections of facts.
- Charles Darwin

See beauty in those unexpected places.
(she asked herself how people could let Bach be background noise.)
See the opportunity in what looks like inconvenience.
(she steered clear of the traffic jam
and went to the bakery she's been meaning to stop at.)
She embraces the undeclared possibility
in what seems like just another ordinary day.
(her friend is scheduled for cancer surgery
and suddenly everything around her seems so very precious.)
- Mary Anne Radmacher

You are never too old to set another goal
or to dream a new dream.
- C. S. Lewis

Hate is never conquered by hate,
Hate is only conquered by love.
- The Buddha

People will forget what you said,
people will forget what you did,
but people will never forget
how you made them feel.
- Maya Angelou

One can never consent to creep when one feels the impulse to soar.
- Helen Keller

Choose Inner Peace.
Nothing is worth losing your inner peace.
Take action as circumstances require,
but never surrender your inner peace.
Stop. Breathe deeply.
Close your eyes and breathe deeply again.
Then, and only then, take action -
from a peaceful heart.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Never let the fear of striking out get in your way.
- Babe Ruth

I've learned that people will forget what you said,
people will forget what you did,
but people will never forget how you made them feel.
- Maya Angelou

There are two kinds of failures:
those who thought and never did,
and those who did and never thought.
- Laurence J. Peter

Never believe that a few caring people can't change the world.
For, indeed, that's all who ever have.
- Margaret Mead

Mama always said life was like a box of chocolates.
You never know what you're gonna get.
- the movie Forrest Gump

Sing like no one's listening,
love like you've never been hurt,
dance like nobody's watching,
and live like its heaven on earth.
- Mark Twain

Our greatest glory is not in never falling,
but in rising every time we fall.
- Confucius

Never interrupt someone doing what you said couldn't be done.
- Amelia Earhart

If you love something, set it free;
if it comes back it's yours,
if it doesn't, it never was.
- Richard Bach

You cannot do a kindness too soon,
for you never know how soon it will be too late.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Some people come into our lives and quickly go.
Some people stay for awhile,
and move our souls to dance.
They awaken us to a new understanding,
leave footprints on our hearts,
and we are never, ever the same.
- Flavia Weedn

You never really understand a person
until you consider things from his point of view.
- Harper Lee

Thousands of candles can be lit from a single candle,
and the life of the candle will not be shortened.
Happiness never decreases by being shared.
- The Buddha

Be thankful for what you have; you'll end up having more.
If you concentrate on what you don't have,
you will never, ever have enough.
- Oprah Winfrey

There are only two or three human stories,
and they go on repeating themselves as fiercely
as if they had never happened before.
- Willa Cather

Our Joy comes from living our own lives simply -
never from demanding that others live simply -
or from ever making any demands whatsoever upon others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Two things a man should never be angry at:
what he can help,
and what he cannot help.
- Thomas Fuller

You are important. You are the star -
the only star - of your own life show.
Everyone else is a bit player in the great drama of your life.
Be of service to humanity, but never be anyone's doormat.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You are Never Too Old to Give or Get Gold Stars.
Show Your Honest Appreciation - Today.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I never accepted the idea
that I had to be guided by
some pattern or blueprint.
- Little Richard

Stay Happy, never let anyone get your goat.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It's never too late -
never too late to start over,
never too late to be happy.
- Jane Fonda

Never leave that till tomorrow which you can do today.
- Benjamin Franklin

Goodness is the only investment that never fails.
- Henry David Thoreau

We can never obtain peace in the outer world
until we make peace with ourselves.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

We know nothing at all.
All our knowledge is but the knowledge of schoolchildren.
The real nature of things we shall never know.
- Albert Einstein

The false can never grow into truth by growing in power.
- Rabindranath Tagore

Be the chief but never the lord.
- Lao Tzu

Wealth, like happiness, is never attained when sought after directly.
It comes as a by-product of providing a useful service.
- Henry Ford

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