45 Motivational Pearl S Buck Quotes For Success

Pearl Sydenstricker Buck was an American writer and novelist. As the daughter of missionaries, Buck spent most of her life before 1934 in Zhenjiang, China. Her novel The Good Earth was the best-selling fiction book in the United States in 1931 and 1932 and won the Pulitzer Prize in 1932. This Pearl S Buck Quotes will motivate you.

Best Pearl S Buck Quotes

  1. The test of a civilization is in the way that it cares for its helpless members ~ Pearl S. Buck
  2. Love cannot be forced, love cannot be coaxed and teased. It comes out of heaven, unasked and unsought. ~ Pearl S. Buck
  3. Truth is always exciting. Speak it, then. Life is dull without it. ~ Pearl S. Buck
  4. To find joy in work is to discover the fountain of youth. ~ Pearl S. Buck
  5. You cannot make yourself feel something you do not feel, but you can make yourself do right in spite of your feelings. ~ Pearl S. Buck
  6. Exclusion is always dangerous. Inclusion is the only safety if we are to have a peaceful world. ~ Pearl S. Buck
  7. Inside myself is a place where I live all alone and that is where I renew my springs that never dry up. ~ Pearl S. Buck
  8. Only the brave should teach….Teaching is a vocation. It is as sacred as priesthood; as innate a desire, as inescapable as the genius which compels a great artist. If he has not the concern for humanity, the love of living creatures, the vision of the priest and the artist, he must not teach. ~ Pearl S. Buck
  9. When good people in any country cease their vigilance and struggle, then evil men prevail. ~ Pearl S. Buck

  10. The truly creative mind in any field is no more than this: A human creature born abnormally, inhumanly sensitive. To him… a touch is a blow, a sound is a noise, a misfortune is a tragedy, a joy is an ecstasy, a friend is a lover, a lover is a god, and failure is death. ~ Pearl S. Buck
  11. All things are possible until they are proved impossible – and even the impossible may only be so, as of now. ~ Pearl S. Buck
  12. The secret of joy in work is contained in one word – excellence. To know how to do something well is to enjoy it.
  13. There is an alchemy in sorrow. It can be transmuted into wisdom, which, if it does not bring joy, can yet bring happiness. ~ Pearl S. Buck
  14. The boundary between civilization and barbarism is difficult to draw: put one ring in your nose and you are a savage, put two rings in your ears and you are civilized. ~ Pearl S. Buck
  15. To eat bread without hope is still slowly to starve to death. ~ Pearl S. Buck

  16. The lack of emotional security of our American young people is due, I believe, to their isolation from the larger family unit. No two people – no mere father and mother – as I have often said, are enough to provide emotional security for a child. He needs to feel himself one in a world of kinfolk, persons of variety in age and temperament, and yet allied to himself by an indissoluble bond which he cannot break if he could, for nature has welded him into it before he was born. ~ Pearl S. Buck
  17. Many people lose the small joys in the hope for the big happiness. ~ Pearl S. Buck
  18. None who have always been free can understand the terrible fascinating power of the hope of freedom to those who are not free.
  19. An intelligent, energetic, educated woman cannot be kept in four walls – even satin-lined, diamond-studded walls – without discovering sooner or later that they are still a prison cell. ~ Pearl S. Buck
  20. I do not believe in a child world. It is a fantasy world. I believe the child should be taught from the very first that the whole world is his world, that adult and child share one world, that all generations are needed. ~ Pearl S. Buck
  21. A foreigner is a friend I have yet to meet. ~ Pearl S. Buck

  22. It is good to know our universe. What is new is only new to us. ~ Pearl S. Buck
  23. 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
  24. Some are kissing mothers and some are scolding mothers, but it is love just the same, and most mothers kiss and scold together. ~ Pearl S. Buck
  25. If our American way of life fails the child, it fails us all. ~ Pearl S. Buck
  26. music is not technique and melody, but the meaning of life itself, infinitely sorrowful and unbearably beautiful. ~ Pearl S. Buck
  27. 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
  28. Growth itself contains the germ of happiness. ~ Pearl S. Buck
  29. Let woman out of the home, let man into it, should be the aim of education. The home needs man, and the world outside needs woman. ~ Pearl S. Buck
  30. If you want to understand today, you have to search yesterday. ~ Pearl S. Buck

  31. What the common man cannot understand he hates. ~ Pearl S. Buck
  32. Race prejudice is not only a shadow over the colored it is a shadow over all of us, and the shadow is darkest over those who feel it least and allow its evil effects to go on. ~ Pearl S. Buck
  33. A person’s heart withers if it does not answer another heart. ~ Pearl S. Buck
  34. The community must assume responsibility for each child within its confines. Not one must be neglected whatever his condition. The community must see that every child gets the advantages and opportunities which are due him as a citizen and as a human being. ~ Pearl S. Buck
  35. Prejudice … is a subjective emotion which expresses itself upon others only because of an inner necessity for release. The object is irrelevant and opportune. The person who feels prejudice is the victim of himself and his own unhappiness and dissatisfaction. Life is not what he wants it to be and it has not been what he wishes it had been. ~ Pearl S. Buck

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