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Amy Tan

Datum narození: 19. únor 1952

Amy Tan je americká spisovatelka.


„Uchovávat si falešné naděje znamená si prodlužovat trápení. - Údolí úžasu“

„Vzdorovat mnoho, poslouchat málo. - Údolí úžasu“


„We dream to give ourselves hope. To stop dreaming - well, that’s like saying you can never change your fate.“ The Hundred Secret Senses

„If you can't change your fate, change your attitude.“

„Writing what you wished was the most dangerous form of wishful thinking.“ The Bonesetter's Daughter

„Chance is the first step you take, luck is what comes afterward.“ The Kitchen God's Wife

„Everyone must dream. We dream to give ourselves hope. To stop dreaming - well, that's like saying you can never change your fate. Isn't that true?“ The Hundred Secret Senses

„Then you must teach my daughter this same lesson. How to lose your innocence but not your hope. How to laugh forever.“ The Joy Luck Club


„I am like a falling star who has finally found her place next to another in a lovely constellation, where we will sparkle in the heavens forever.“

„I hid my deepest feelings so well I forgot where I placed them.“ Saving Fish from Drowning

„Isn't hate merely the result of wounded love?“ The Joy Luck Club

„Now you see,' said the turtle, drifting back into the pond, 'why it is useless to cry. Your tears do not wash away your sorrows. They feed someone else's joy. And that is why you must learn to swallow your own tears.“ The Joy Luck Club


„Sure I loved him - too much. And he loved me, only not enough. I just want someone who thinks I'm number one in his life. I'm not willing to accept emotional scraps anymore.“ The Hundred Secret Senses

„That was how dishonesty and betrayal started, not in big lies but in small secrets.“ The Bonesetter's Daughter

„We all had our miseries. But to despair was to wish back for something already lost. Or to prolong what was already unbearable.
-Suyuan“
The Joy Luck Club

„That is the way it is with a wound. The wound begins to close in on itself, to protect what is hurting so much. And once it is closed, you no longer see what is underneath, what started the pain.“ The Joy Luck Club

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