Yiyun Li Quotes

Top 29 wise famous quotes and sayings by Yiyun Li

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Yiyun Li Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Yiyun Li quotes: Being a mother must be the saddest yet the most hopeful thing in the world, falling into a love that, once started, would never end. Being a mother must be the saddest yet the most hopeful thing in the world, falling into a love that, once started, would never end.
Yiyun Li quotes: Our masters say that real arts never die. Real arts are about remembrance. Our masters say that real arts never die. Real arts are about remembrance.
Yiyun Li quotes: Every place is a good place, only time goes wrong. Every place is a good place, only time goes wrong.
Yiyun Li quotes: One man's mistake can capsize a whole ship of people.""True. One man's mistake can capsize a whole ship of people."
"True.
Yiyun Li quotes: To write about a struggle amidst the struggling: one must hope that the muddling will end someday. To write about a struggle amidst the struggling: one must hope that the muddling will end someday.
Yiyun Li quotes: Persimmons are not born soft,""But they are valued for their softness.""Their ripeness. Persimmons are not born soft,"
"But they are valued for their softness."
"Their ripeness.
Yiyun Li quotes: I would never describe a cloud as 'fluffy' - in Chinese or in English. I would never describe a cloud as 'fluffy' - in Chinese or in English.
Yiyun Li quotes: People don't vanish from one's life; they come back in disguise. People don't vanish from one's life; they come back in disguise.
Yiyun Li quotes: What a long way it is from one life to another: yet why write if not for that distance; if things can be let go, every before replaced by an What a long way it is from one life to another: yet why write if not for that distance; if things can be let go, every before replaced by an after.
Yiyun Li quotes: What is revolution except a systematic way for one species to eat another alive? What is revolution except a systematic way for one species to eat another alive?
Yiyun Li quotes: A woman accepted anything from life and made it the best; a man bargained for the better but also the less perfect. A woman accepted anything from life and made it the best; a man bargained for the better but also the less perfect.
Yiyun Li quotes: Lucky she was, she would reply, with no children to break her back, no husband to break her heart. Lucky she was, she would reply, with no children to break her back, no husband to break her heart.
Yiyun Li quotes: Our life, we realize, is not as happy as we have been taught to think. Our life, we realize, is not as happy as we have been taught to think.
Yiyun Li quotes: Does marriage have such a revolutionary power that a long-established habit can be overthrown in such a short time? Does marriage have such a revolutionary power that a long-established habit can be overthrown in such a short time?
Yiyun Li quotes: Her god is just like a Chinese parent, never running out of excuses to love a son. Her god is just like a Chinese parent, never running out of excuses to love a son.
Yiyun Li quotes: Even the most innocent person, when cornered, is capable of a heartless crime. Even the most innocent person, when cornered, is capable of a heartless crime.
Yiyun Li quotes: Nothing destroys a livable life more completely than unfounded hope Nothing destroys a livable life more completely than unfounded hope
Yiyun Li quotes: A real dreamer must have a mutual trust with time. A real dreamer must have a mutual trust with time.
Yiyun Li quotes: She felt the dampness of her palms and wiped them on the back of her black cotton skirt. She felt the dampness of her palms and wiped them on the back of her black cotton skirt.
Yiyun Li quotes: Only the smaller fish pay for the goverment's face-lift. The big ones - they just become bigger and fatter. Only the smaller fish pay for the goverment's face-lift. The big ones - they just become bigger and fatter.
Yiyun Li quotes: The moment you admit someone into your heart you make yourself a fool, The moment you admit someone into your heart you make yourself a fool,
Yiyun Li quotes: To say we know a person is to write that person off. To say we know a person is to write that person off.
Yiyun Li quotes: I never showed up in her dreams, I am certain, as people we keep in our memories rarely have a place for us in theirs. I never showed up in her dreams, I am certain, as people we keep in our memories rarely have a place for us in theirs.