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If you can’t change your fate, change your attitude.
– Amy Tan

How can the world in all its chaos come up with so many coincidences, so many similarities
and exact opposites?
– Amy Tan

Isn’t hate merely the result of wounded love?
– Amy Tan

You see what power is – holding someone else’s fear in your hand and showing it to them.
– Amy Tan

Why do you have to use me to show off? If you want to show off, then why don’t you learn
to play chess?
– Amy Tan

We dream to give ourselves hope. To stop dreaming – well, that’s like saying you can never
change your fate.
– Amy Tan

We all had our miseries. But to despair was to wish back for something already lost. Or to
prolong what was already unbearable.
– Amy Tan

Chance is the first step you take, luck is what comes afterward.
– Amy Tan

In America nobody says you have to keep the circumstances somebody else gives you.
– Amy Tan

Chaos is the penance for leisure.
– Amy Tan

It’s a luxury being a writer, because all you ever think about is life.
– Amy Tan

You must think for yourself, what you must do. If someone tells you, then you are not trying.
– Amy Tan, The Joy Luck Club

That was how dishonesty and betrayal started, not in big lies but in small secrets.
– Amy Tan, The Bonesetter’s Daughter

Language is the tool of my trade -and I use them all – all the Englishes I grew up with.
– Amy Tan

I wanted my children to have the best combination: American circumstances and Chinese
character. How could I know these things do not mix?
– Amy Tan

And I think now that fate is shaped half by expectation, half by inattention. But somehow,
when you lose something you love, faith takes over.
– Amy Tan

I would find myself laughing and wondering where these ideas came from. You can call it
imagination, I suppose. But I was grateful for wherever they came from.
– Amy Tan

How can you blame a person for his fears and weaknesses unless you have felt the same and
done differently?
– 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.
– Amy Tan

This Article is Posted on 07 Apr 2015 in Informative Section and Quotes