Amy Tan Quotes

Most popular Amy Tan Quotes

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


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


You see what power is—holding someone else's fear in your hand and showing it to them!


Whenever I'm with my mother, I feel as though I have to spend the whole time avoiding land mines.

personal mothers and daughters

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.
— Amy Tan
Who knows where inspiration comes from? Perhaps it arises from desperation. Perhaps it comes from the flukes of the universe, or the kindness of the muses.
— Amy Tan
He has such a great sense of humor, sometimes, when we go to parties and he is sent. to what we call "Spousal Siberia." he'll go up to people and introduce himself as Mr. Amy Tan.