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Lin Yutang

Lin Yutang (Chinese: ???; pinyin: Lín Y?táng; October 10, 1895 – March 26, 1976) was a Chinese writer, translator, linguist and inventor. His informal but polished style in both Chinese and English made him one of the most influential writers of his generation, and his compilations and translations of classic Chinese texts into English were bestsellers in the West.

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No one realizes how beautiful it is to travel until he comes home and rests his head on his old, fam ...

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A good traveller is one who does not know where he is going to, and a perfect traveller does not kno ...

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Creative work carries with it a form of intense love.

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Life is too short to make an over-serious business out of it.

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Peace of mind is that mental condition in which you have accepted the worst.

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If one's bowels move, one is happy, and if they don't move, one is unhappy. That is all there is to ...

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All men and women have passions, natural desires and noble ambitions, and also a conscience; they ha ...

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Art is both creation and recreation.

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Reality - Dreams = Animal Being Reality + Dreams = A Heart-Ache (usually called Idealism) Reality + ...

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A solemn funeral is inconceivable to the Chinese mind.

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India was China's teacher in religion and imaginative literature, and the world's teacher in trignom ...

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In the West, the insane are so many that they are put in an asylum, in China the insane are so unusu ...

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I feel, like all modern Americans, no consciousness of sin and simply do not believe in it. All I kn ...

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All I know is that if God loves me only half as much as my mother does, he will not send me to Hell.

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The moment a student gives up his right of personal judgment, he is in for accepting all the humbugs ...

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