amy tan Quotes

But she never looked back with regret. There were so many ways for things to get better.
tags: regret
— Amy Tan
Could you wrap your arms around me to keep me warm?
— Amy Tan
I want us to love each other so deeply we ache with the fullness of it.
— Amy Tan
Why does love end so quickly and hatred last without end?
tags: hatred
— Amy Tan
Our love would be solace, companionship, and the mending of wounds.
— Amy Tan
Isn't hate merely the result of wounded love?
tags: hate
— Amy Tan
So sad! This is the saddest part when you lose someone you love- that person keeps changing. And later you wonder, Is this the same person I lost?
tags: people wonder
— Amy Tan
Whenever my mother talks to me, she begins the conversation as if we were already in the middle of an argument.
tags: mother
— Amy Tan
I think books were my salvation, they saved me from being miserable.
tags: salvation book
— Amy Tan
Among writers, if you don't have a therapist, it's like saying you don't keep a journal or use the thesaurus. It's a natural accompaniment.
tags: saying
— Amy Tan
What is a secret wish? It is what you want but cannot ask.
tags: secret
— Amy Tan
I saw what I had been fighting for: it was for me, a scared child.
tags: children child fighting
— Amy Tan
My parents had very high expectations. They expected me to get straight A's from the time I was in kindergarten.
tags: time expectation parent
— Amy Tan
Words are more ardent if a man must struggle to find them.
tags: men struggle
— Amy Tan
Libraries are the pride of the city.
tags: library
— Amy Tan
Memory feeds imagination.
tags: memory imagination
— Amy Tan
when fate turns out well, everyone should forget the bad road that got us here.
tags: fate bad
— Amy Tan
Death was not necessarily a portal to the blank bliss of absolute nothingness. It was a deep dive into the unknown.
tags: death
— Amy Tan
This was not chance that they met twice, my mother would tell me whenever she recounted this story. It was fate.
tags: fate chance stories mother
— Amy Tan
The farther you move from the core of the problem, the faster the situation spins out of control.
tags: control problem
— Amy Tan
All of us are like stairs, one step after another, going up and down, but all going the same way.
— Amy Tan
Writing is an extreme privilege but it's also a gift. It's a gift to yourself and it's a gift of giving a story to someone.
tags: giving gift writing stories
— Amy Tan
Secrets are kept from children, a lid on top of the soup kettle, so they do not boil over with too much truth.
tags: children truth secret child
— Amy Tan
The life we receive is not always what we choose.
— Amy Tan
Fate changes when you change your clothes.
tags: fate
— Amy Tan
You can never be an artist if your work comes without effort.
tags: work artist
— Amy Tan
To save myself, I destroyed another, and in doing so, I destroyed myself.
— Amy Tan
Suffer more now, suffer less later.
— Amy Tan
Lack of clarity is a writer's truth.
tags: truth clarity
— Amy Tan
This is beauty... and you are beauty, and love is beauty and we are beauty. We are divine, unchanged by time.
tags: beauty time divine
— Amy Tan
It's a luxury being a writer because all you ever think about is life.
— Amy Tan
A little knowledge withheld is a great advantage one should store for future use.
tags: future
— Amy Tan
You see what power is- holding someone else’s fear in your hand and showing it to them.
tags: fear power
— Amy Tan
Hardships can harden even the best person.
tags: people
— Amy Tan
The things one had to do in life sometimes had nothing to do with what was fun or convenient.
tags: fun
— Amy Tan
When you touch a man's nostalgia, he is yours.
tags: nostalgia
— Amy Tan
A painting was a translation of the language of my heart.
tags: heart language painting
— Amy Tan
All objects exist in a moment of time.
tags: time moment
— Amy Tan
While it is good to speak well, it is better to speak the truth.
tags: truth
— Amy Tan
I discovered that maybe it was fate all along, that faith was just an illusion that somehow you're in control.
tags: fate control illusion faith
— Amy Tan
amy tan
Birth    : February 19, 1952
Occupation  : Film writer

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