Gladys Aylward Quotes in The Inn of the Sixth Happiness (1958)
Gladys Aylward Quotes:
Gladys Aylward: [handing a Chinese girl to her father] Here, the next time you want her feet bound, bind them yourself, not the woman, and you listen to her screams.
Gladys Aylward: My name is Gladys Aylward. I've written to the head of the missionary society. His reply stated that he'd see me if I ever came to London. If he's busy, I can wait.
Gladys Aylward: You're confusing me.
The Mandarin: Many people are confused these days.
Gladys Aylward: You have to interfere with what you feel is wrong, if you hope to make it right.
Gladys Aylward: Yang says everyone in China wishes you the five happinesses: wealth, longevity, good health, virtue... and
Jeannie Lawson: And a peaceful death in old age, yes.
Gladys Aylward: But he didn't mention anymore. What is the sixth happiness?
Jeannie Lawson: That you must find out for yourself. Each person must find out in his heart what the sixth happiness is.
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