Pearl S. Buck: citát #10005

„Lásku si nelze vynutit ani vyloudit lichotkami, přichází sama, nehledaná, nečekaná, nežádaná.“

Pearl S. Buck

Pearl S. Buck o lásce

„French is the most beautiful,” he said, “and Italian is the most poetic, and Russian the most powerful, German the most solid. But more business is done in English than in any other.“

Pearl S. Buck

„Inside myself is a place where I live all alone, and that’s where I renew my springs that never dry up.“

Pearl S. Buck

„To know how to do something well is to enjoy it.“

Pearl S. Buck

„It is the end of a family- when they begin to sell their land. Out of the land we came and into we must go - and if you will hold your land you can live- no one can rob you of land.“

Pearl S. Buck

„Some mothers 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

„If there is no other life, then this one has been enough to make it worth being born myself... a human being.“

Pearl S. Buck

„He was part of a whole, a people scattered over the earth and yet eternally one and indivisible. Wherever a Jew lived, in whatever safety and isolation, he still belonged to his people.“

Pearl S. Buck

„However impatient she might be in the day, however filled with little sudden angers, at night she was all tenderness.“

Pearl S. Buck

„Can such stiff and formal moldings as words capture the spirit-essence of love?“

Pearl S. Buck

„Out of the woman's great brown breast the milk gushed forth for the child, milk as white as snow, and when the child suckled at the one breast it flowed like a fountain from the other, ans she let it flow. There was more than enough for the child, greedy though he was, life enough for many children, and she let it flow out carelessly, conscious of her abundance. There was always more. Sometimes she lifted her breast and let it flow out upon the ground to save her clothing, and it sank into the earth and made a soft, dark, rich spot in the field. The child fat and good-natured and ate of the inexhaustible life his mother gave him.“

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„Happiness was waiting to be chosen.“

Pearl S. Buck

„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
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