Quotes by Amy Tan

Amy Tan is an American writer whose works explore mother-daughter relationships and the Chinese-American experience. Her novel The Joy Luck Club was adapted into a film in 1993 by director Wayne Wang. Tan has written several other novels, including The Kitchen God's Wife, The Hundred Secret Senses, The Bonesetter's Daughter, Saving Fish from Drowning, and The Valley of Amazement.

The best Quotes and Sayings

Life changes faster than you think.

- Amy TanChange

I didn't fear failure. I expected failure.

- Amy TanFailures

I also thought of playing improvisational jazz and I did take lessons for a while. At first I tried to write fiction by making up things that were completely alien to my life.

- Amy Tan

Who knows where inspiration comes from. Perhaps it arises from desperation. Perhaps it comes from the flukes of the universe, the kindness of the muses.

- Amy TanInspiration

It's both rebellion and conformity that attack you with success.

- Amy Tan