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Maxine Hong Kingston

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In a time of destruction, create something.

— Maxine Hong Kingston

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You can't eat straight A's.

— Maxine Hong Kingston

#poverty #school #poverty

You're too young to decide to live forever.

— Maxine Hong Kingston

#philosophy-of-life #inspirational

The sweat of hard work is not to be displayed. It is much more graceful to appear favored by the gods.

— Maxine Hong Kingston

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The difference between mad people and sane people... is that sane people have variety when they talk-story. Mad people have only one story that they talk over and over.

— Maxine Hong Kingston

#difference #mad #only #over #people

To me success means effectiveness in the world, that I am able to carry my ideas and values into the world - that I am able to change it in positive ways.

— Maxine Hong Kingston

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Hunger also changes the world - when eating can't be a habit, then neither can seeing.

— Maxine Hong Kingston

#changes #eating #habit #hunger #neither

I learned to make my mind large, as the universe is large, so that there is room for contradictions.

— Maxine Hong Kingston

#i #large #learned #make #mind

About Maxine Hong Kingston

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Even a hundred years ago he included women and he always used [those phrases] 'men and women' 'male and female. I just love the way Maxine Hong Kingston can make one character live for four hundred years and that Orlando can be a man.

Kingston has written three novels and several works of non-fiction about the experiences of Chinese immigrants living in the United States. Kingston has received several awards for her contributions to Chinese American Literature including the National Book Award for Nonfiction in 1981 for China Men. She has contributed to the feminist movement with such works as her memoir The Woman Warrior which discusses gender and ethnicity and how these concepts affect the lives of women.

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