Lin Yutang Quotes

There is nothing more beautiful in the world than a healthy wise old man.

Not until we see the richness of the Hindu mind and its essential spirituality can we understand India.

Sometimes it is more important to discover what one cannot do, than what one can do.

The secret of contentment is knowing how to enjoy what you have, and to be able to lose all desire for things beyond your reach.

All Chinese are Confucianists when successful, and Taoists when they are failures.

Probably the difference between man and the monkeys is that the monkeys are merely bored, while man has boredom plus imagination.

The wise man reads both books and life itself.

All women’s dresses, in every age and country, are merely variations on the eternal struggle between the admitted desire to dress and the unadmitted desire to undress.