The Joy Luck Club [书摘1] In one small moment, we had both lost the world, and there was no way to get it back. [书摘2] It is a game of secrets in which one must show and never tell. [书摘3] 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. You have to pay attention to what you lost. You have to undo the expectation. [书摘4] Isn’t hate merely the result of wounded love? [书摘5] she said my ear would bend too easily to other people, all saying words that had no lasting meaning, because they came from the bottom of their hearts, where their own desires lived, a place where I could not belong. [书摘6] I never knew how much I loved Ted until I saw how much he could hurt me. [书摘7] Cheerily waving good-bye to some at airports, knowing we’ll never see each other again.