Maxine Hong Kingston quotes

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To shut the door at the end of the workday, which does not spill over into evening. To throw away books after reading them so they ...
I learned to make my mind large, as the universe is large, so that there is room for paradoxes. Petals are bone marrow; pearls com ...
The sweat of hard work is not to be displayed. It is much more graceful to appear to be favored by the gods.
No husband of mine will say, "I could have been a drummer, but I had to think about the wife and kids. You know how it is." Nobody ...
The idioms for revenge are "report a crime" and "report to five families." The reporting is the vengeance--not the beheading, not ...
...I am useless, one more girl who couldn't be sold. When I visit the family now, I wrap my American successes around me like a pr ...
The Revolution put an end to prostitution by giving women what they wanted: a job and a room of their own.
When we Chinese girls listened to the adults talk-story, we learned that we failed if we grew up to be but wives or slaves. We cou ...
...I've learned exactly who the enemy are. I easily recognize them--business-suited in their modern American executive guise, each ...
My job is my own only land.
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