Sand and Foam（1926）美文摘抄
and the wind will blow away the foam but the sea and the shore will remain forever.
the sphinx spoke only once，and the sphinx said，“A grain of sand is a desert, and a desert is a grain of sand; and now let us all be silent again.”
a pearl is a temple bulit by pain around a grain of sand
i had a second birth when my soul and my soul and my body loved one another and were married.
give me silence,and i will outdare the light.
remembrance is a form of meeting.
forgerfulness is a form of freedom.
humanity is a river of light running from the ex-eternity to eternity
one may not reach the dawn save by the path of the night,
seven times have i despised my soul;
the first time when i saw her being meek that she might attain height.
the second time when i saw her limping before the crippled.
the third time when she was given to choose between the hard and the easy,and she chose the easy.
the fourth time when she committed a wrong ,and comforted herself that others also commit wrong.
the fifth time when she forbore for weakness, and attributed her patience to strength.
the sixth time when she despised the ugliness of a face, and knew not that it was one of her own masks.
and the seventh time when she sang a song of praise, and deemed it a virtue.
the significance of man is not in what he attains， but rather in what he longs to attain.
our mind is a sponge；our heart is a stream.
is it not strange that most of us choose sucking rather than running?
the reality of the other person is not in what he reveals to you，but in what he cannot reveal to .
half of what i say is meaningless，but i say it so that other half may reach you。
my lonelines was born when men praised my talkative faults and blamed my silent virtues.
if winter should say，“spring is in my heart，” who would believe winter?