The Bonesetter's Daughter Quotes.

1. "Writing what you wished was the most dangerous form of wishful thinking."
- Amy Tan, The Bonesetter's Daughter

2. "That was how dishonesty and betrayal started, not in big lies but in small secrets."
- Amy Tan, The Bonesetter's Daughter

3. "After all, Bao Bomu says, what is the past but what we choose to remember?"
- Amy Tan, The Bonesetter's Daughter

4. "What is the past but what we choose to remember?"
- Amy Tan, The Bonesetter's Daughter

5. "Chaos is the penance for leisure."
- Amy Tan, The Bonesetter's Daughter

6. "A mother is always the beginning. She is how things begin."
- Amy Tan, The Bonesetter's Daughter

7. "You can have pride in what you do each day, but not arrogance in what you were born with."
- Amy Tan, The Bonesetter's Daughter

8. "But I don't have anything left inside of me to figure out where I fit in or what I want. If I want anything, it's to know what's possible to want."
- Amy Tan, The Bonesetter's Daughter

9. "They know where happiness lies, not in a cave or a country, but in love and the freedom to give and take what has been there all along."
- Amy Tan, The Bonesetter's Daughter

10. "He asked if he could recite a poem he had written that morning: 'You speak,' he said, 'the language of shooting stars, more surprising than sunrise, more brilliant than the sun, as brief as sunset. I want to follow its trail to eternity."
- Amy Tan, The Bonesetter's Daughter

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