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Creative Quotations from . . .
Maxine Hong Kingston
(1940-____) born on
Oct 27
US author. Her books blend Chinese-American history, myth; "The Woman Warrior", 1977.
         
   
F
Before we can leave our parents, they stuff our heads like the suitcases which they jam-pack with homemade underwear.

R
I learned to make my mind large, as the universe is large, so that there is room for paradoxes.
A
To me success means effectiveness in the world, that I am able to carry my ideas and values into the world -- that I am able to change it in positive ways.
N
The sweat of hard work is not to be displayed. It is much more graceful to appear favored by the gods.
K
The difference between mad people and sane people . . . is that sane people have variety when they talk-story. Mad people have only one story that they talk over and over.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "The Woman Warrior," 1976.
R: "The Woman Warrior," 1976.
A: In "Words of Women Quotations for Success," by Power Dynamics Publishing, 1997.
N: "The Woman Warrior," 1976.
K: "The Woman Warrior," 1976.
   


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