Pearl Sydenstricker Buck Quotes

Growth itself contains the germ of happiness.

~ Pearl Sydenstricker Buck

There are many ways of breaking a heart. Stories were full of hearts being broken by love, but what really broke a heart was taking away its dream-whatever that dream might be.

~ Pearl Sydenstricker Buck

The young do not know enough to be prudent, and therefore they attempt the impossible, and achieve it, generation after generation.

~ Pearl Sydenstricker 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 Sydenstricker Buck

All things are possible until they are proved impossible-even the impossible may only be so, as of now.

~ Pearl Sydenstricker Buck

Praise out of season, or tactlessly bestowed, can freeze the heart as much as blame.

~ Pearl Sydenstricker Buck

I don't wait for moods. You accomplish nothing if you do that. Your mind must know it has got to get down to work.

~ Pearl Sydenstricker Buck

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

~ Pearl Sydenstricker Buck

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 Sydenstricker Buck

Hunger makes thief of any man.

~ Pearl Sydenstricker Buck

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