Quote of the Day
- Page 17
I'm a reader of Chinese literature, I like their films, but also: I've had great difficulty getting my work published in China; very little of it has been published there. The first two attempts to have all of my work published, for instance, were refused without any reason ever being given.
Chinese growth will either be strong or very strong. They have a voracious demand for energy that will only continue to grow. What they're doing... is looking at all forms of energy. They're going ahead very strongly with coal, nuclear, oil, natural gas.
John S. Watson
The Chinese are good at repression and can be pretty ruthless about it.
I consulted a Chinese herbalist and spent two weeks on an island off the coast of Zanzibar. I was away from any kind of contemporary technology.
I look at American movies, the big muscles, and try to apply that to Chinese film-making.
I'm of Filipino, Spanish, and Chinese descent, and was raised on Hawaii.
And look at the mess that Russia is; most Chinese don't want to follow that.
Nobody is making Americans buy Chinese goods.
P. J. O'Rourke
Although I don't like the way the Chinese do business, I continue to do business in China. I have to. They're the next world power.
Mo Yan is the Chinese equivalent of the Soviet Russian apparatchik writer Mikhail Sholokhov: a patsy of the regime.
If we didn't have the Chinese buying things, we'd be on the floor.
We have a government that borrows $4 billion a day. We have a government that owes trillions of dollars in debt, half of that to foreigners, most of that to Chinese investors. I don't - that is extreme. Not only is it extreme. It's insane and it's unsustainable.
We send missionaries to China so the Chinese can get to heaven, but we won't let them into our country.
Pearl S. Buck
At certain historic moments, grandparents took on childrearing responsibilities. In many cultures, they still do. Chinese grandparents who are able to retire at 55 are seen all over Beijing bouncing grandbabies. In the United States, we can't afford to retire at 55.
Anything illegal under Chinese law is, of course, not protected by copyright.
A lot of Chinese don't understand why people in the West are critical of China.
We need the Chinese to - you know, spend more, save less - consume more and not be so focused on exports. There are big changes we need in the world.
Normalization of U.S.-China relations in 1979, combined with economic reforms and opening, transformed the Chinese people's lives.
One day, people in China may be able to see the records of conversations between multinational tech companies and the Chinese authorities.
The Chinese government sometimes shuts down the Internet and mobile services in specific areas where unrest occurs.
There is a great deal of concern in the Chinese military that Taiwan's reunification with China is drifting further and further away.
Wushu is a move in Chinese, a physical move. An attack. Wushu is like an art.
I had one incident where my daughter said that a girl asked if she was a brown person. I said, 'We're black. You have black people, white people, Chinese people, Hispanic people; we're all brought up differently.'
If you just technically adhere to the law, sometimes that's enough, sometimes it's not; it's really hard to predict. There is definitely a possibility that the Chinese authorities won't find it sufficient.
On Apple's special store for the Chinese market, apps related to the Dalai Lama are censored, as is one containing information about the exiled Uighur dissident leader Rebiya Kadeer. Apple similarly censors apps for iPads sold in China.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
John F. Kennedy
Image of the Moment
Download the free
BrainyQuote iPhone/iPad app
Create beautiful picture quotes to share, and get Today's Quote in Notifications on your devices.
Get Social with BrainyQuote
Follow BrainyQuote on Facebook, Twitter and Google+ to share inspiring quotes with friends. Join now!
Image of the Moment
Quote of the Day
BQ on Facebook
BQ on Twitter
BQ on Pinterest
BQ on Google+
Quote Of The Day Feeds
Quote of the Day Email
© 2001 - 2015 BrainyQuote