Best Quotes by Lin Yutang (Top 10)

  1. Besides the noble art of getting things done, there is the noble art of leaving things undone. The wisdom of life consists in the elimination of non-essentials.
  2. If you can spend a perfectly useless afternoon in a perfectly useless manner, you have learned how to live.
  3. There is something in the nature of tea that leads us into a world of quiet contemplation of life.
  4. No one realizes how beautiful it is to travel until he comes home and rests his head on his old, familiar pillow.
  5. Those who are wise won't be busy, and those who are too busy can't be wise.
  6. The busy man is never wise and the wise man is never busy.
  7. What is patriotism but the love of the food one ate as a child?
  8. The wise man reads both books and life itself.
  9. Hope is like a road in the country; there was never a road, but when many people walk on it, the road comes into existence.
  10. When Small men begin to cast big shadows, it means that the sun is about to set.

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