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  Isn't hate merely the result of wounded love?  
 -  Amy Tan, The Joy Luck Club
  

  Why do you have to use me to show off? If you want to show off, then why dont you learn to play chess?  
 -  Amy Tan, The Joy Luck Club
  

  We all had our miseries. But to despair was to wish back for something already lost. Or to prolong what was already unbearable.  
 -  Amy Tan, The Joy Luck Club
  

  You must think for yourself, what you must do. If someone tells you, then you are not trying.  
 -  Amy Tan, The Joy Luck Club
  

  I wanted my children to have the best combination: American circumstances and Chinese character. How could I know these things do not mix?  
 -  Amy Tan, The Joy Luck Club
  

  And I think now that fate is shaped half by expectation, half by inattention. But somehow, when you lose something you love, faith takes over.  
 -  Amy Tan, The Joy Luck Club
  

  I was no longer scared. I could see what was inside me.  
 -  Amy Tan, The Joy Luck Club
  

  I wanted my children to have the best combination: American circumstances and Chinese character. How could I know these things do not mix?  
 -  Amy Tan, The Joy Luck Club