Quotes of Chinese

“ The Pentagon banned the army from using Chinese-made berets. In a more veiled slap at the Chinese, the Pentagon also banned any alternative form of checkers. ”

- Jimmy Fallon

“ Chinese Americans, when you try to understand what things in you are Chinese, how do you separate what is peculiar to childhood, to poverty, insanities, one family, your mother who marked your growing with stories, from what is Chinese? What is Chinese tradition and what is the movies? ”

- Maxine Hong Kingston

“ He divides up this subject the way a Chinese cook divides up a duck. ”

- John McCarthy

“ Time spent in the advertising business seems to create a permanent deformity like the Chinese habit of foot-binding. ”

- Dean Acheson

“ China is a big country, inhabited by many Chinese. ”

- Charles de Gaulle

“ Perhaps the comparison is closer to the Chinese cook who leaves hardly any part of a duck unserved. ”

- Graham Greene

“ I like the fact that in ancient Chinese art the great painters always included a deliberate flaw in their work: human creation is never perfect. ”

- Madeleine L’Engle

“ Wushu is a move in Chinese, a physical move. An attack. Wushu is like an art. ”

- Jet Li

“ On a Chinese film you just give orders, no one questions you. Here, you have to convince people, you have to tell them why you want to do it a certain way, and they argue with you. Democracy. ”

- Ang Lee

“ Her fingers are brandished as a crazed and half-starved Chinese would use chopsticks. They prod and pinch the air, leaving it bruised and beaten. ”

- Colin McDowell

“ I love places that have an incredible history. I love the Italian way of life. I love the food. I love the people. I love the attitudes of Italians. ”

- Elton John

“ Opera in English, is about as sensible as baseball in Italian. ”

- H. L. Mencken

“ I began thinking there should be an American phrase book, 'cause I've got an Italian phrase book, and an Arabic one... now a British one. I think it'd be pretty good to have an American phrase book. ”

- Joe Strummer

“ The lucky thing was that I was Italian; when the other Italians saw me fight back, they came to my defence. ”

- Gregory Corso

“ A woman's heart must be of such a size and no larger, else it must be pressed small, like Chinese feet; her happiness is to be made as cakes are, by a fixed receipt. ”

- George Eliot

“ The Chinese use two brush strokes to write the word 'crisis.' One brush stroke stands for danger; the other for opportunity. In a crisis, be aware of the danger - but recognize the opportunity. ”

- Richard M. Nixon

“ Just because I have rice on my clothes doesn't mean I've been to a wedding. A chinese man threw up on me. ”

- Phyllis Diller

“ JOSS-STICKS, n. Small sticks burned by the Chinese in their pagan tomfoolery, in imitation of certain sacred rites of our holy religion. ”

- Ambrose Bierce

“ A chinese philosopher once had a dream that he was a butterfly. From that day on, he was never quite certain that he was not a butterfly, dreaming that he was a man. ”

- Unknown

“ I thought about how mothers feed their babies with tiny little spoons and forks so I wondered, what do Chinese mothers use? Toothpicks? ”

- George Carlin

“ A Chinese Christian prayed every day… "Lord, reform Thy world, beginning with me.". ”

- Franklin D. Roosevelt

“ Tomatoes and oregano make it Italian; wine and tarragon make it French. Sour cream makes it Russian; lemon and cinnamon make it Greek. Soy sauce makes it Chinese; garlic makes it good. ”

- Alice May Brock

“ As the global expansion of Indian and Chinese restaurants suggests, xenophobia is directed against foreign people, not foreign cultural imports. ”

- E. J. Hobsbawm

“ Mass ought to be in Latin, unless you could do it in Greek or Chinese. In fact, any abracadabra that no bloody member of the public or half-educated ape of a clargimint could think he understood. ”

- Ezra

“ Nothing and no one can destroy the Chinese people. They are relentless survivors. ”

- Pearl S. Buck

“ The English laws punish vice; the Chinese laws do more, they reward virtue. ”

- Oliver Goldsmith

“ We send missionaries to China so the Chinese can get to heaven, but we won't let them into our country. ”

- Pearl S. Buck

“ When written in Chinese, the word "crisis" is composed of two characters — one represents danger, and the other represents opportunity. ”

- John F. Kennedy

“ You just wait. I'm going to be the biggest Chinese Star in the world. ”

- Bruce Lee

“ We've got Chinese, white, black and mixed; but remember that our colors are cheap, for after many years of contracts and tricks nobody's purity runs very deep. ”

- Nicolas Guillテゥn
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