Quotations that match 'chinese'.

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
[ Argue Certain Chinese Convince Democracy Film Give Here Just Orders Questions Tell Them Want Way Why]
But a multitude of people, even the two hundred million of the Chinese empire, cannot subsist without civil government. Ezra Stiles
[ Cannot Chinese Civil Empire Even Government Hundred Million Multitude Subsist Two Without]
I used to think that my mother got into arguments with people because they didn't understand her English, because she was Chinese. Amy Tan
[ Arguments Because Chinese English Got Her Into Mother She Think Understand Used]
The Chinese leadership hoped that the world would soon forget the Tiananmen Square massacre. Our job in Congress is to ensure that we never forget those who lost their lives in Tiananmen Square that day or the pro-democracy cause for which they fought. Tom Lantos
[ Cause Chinese Congress Day Ensure Forget Fought Hoped Job Leadership Lives Lost Massacre Never Our Soon Square Their Those Which World Would]
But now all of a sudden some idiots in Taiwan start to say that they are not Chinese. Their grand parents were Chinese. But for some reason, they feel they are not Chinese. Alex Chiu
[ Chinese Feel Grand Idiots Now Parents Reason Say Some Start Sudden Taiwan Their Were]
Our parents decided not to teach us Chinese. It was an era when they felt we would be better off if we didn't have that complication. Maya Lin
[ Better Chinese Complication Decided Era Felt Off Our Parents Teach Us Would]
If I think too much about all of those Chinese factories where all the stuff in a Wal-Mart is made, I get that woozy feeling you get when you see ducks covered in crude oil. Doug Coupland
[ Chinese Covered Crude Ducks Factories Feeling Get Made Much Oil See Stuff Think Those Too Wal-Mart Where]
Wushu is a move in Chinese, a physical move. An attack. Wushu is like an art. Jet Li
[ Art Attack Chinese Move Physical]
China also has moved away from its original status of purely producing basic, what you call, consumer commodities and Chinese companies are moving beyond China to various parts of the world. Sellapan Ramanathan
[ Also Away Basic Beyond Call China Chinese Commodities Companies Consumer Moved Moving Original Parts Producing Purely Status Various World]
Travel provided many interesting experiences, but perhaps the most useful lesson I learned was that I really had no proficiency for learning the thousands of characters of the written Chinese language. Eric Allin Cornell
[ Characters Chinese Experiences Had Interesting Language Learned Learning Lesson Many Most Perhaps Proficiency Provided Really Thousands Travel Useful Written]
So high do these plants stand in the favour of the Chinese gardener, that he will cultivate them extensively, even against the wishes of his employer; and, in many instances, rather leave his situation than give up the growth of his favourite flower. Robert Fortune
[ Against Chinese Cultivate Employer Even Extensively Favour Favourite Flower Gardener Give Growth High His Instances Leave Many Plants Rather Situation Stand Than Them These Up Will Wishes]
When it comes to Chinese food I have always operated under the policy that the less known about the preparation the better. A wise diner who is invited to visit the kitchen replies by saying, as politely as possible, that he has a pressing engagement elsewhere. Calvin Trillin
[ Always Better Chinese Comes Diner Elsewhere Engagement Food Invited Kitchen Known Less Operated Policy Politely Possible Preparation Pressing Replies Saying Under Visit Wise]
My major in college was Chinese Studies. It was very intentional. Mira Sorvino
[ Chinese College Intentional Major Studies Very]
When I was very little, we would get letters from China, in Chinese, and they' be censored. We were a very insular little family. Maya Lin
[ Censored China Chinese Family Get Insular Letters Little Very Were Would]
I should like to say that I am as proud of my Chinese heritage and background as I am devoted to modern science, a part of human civilization of Western origin, to which I have dedicated and I shall continue to dedicate my work. Chen Ning Yang
[ Am Background Chinese Civilization Continue Dedicate Dedicated Devoted Heritage Human Modern Origin Part Proud Say Science Shall Should Western Which Work]
There are a few Chinese smuggled in over the borders of British Columbia on the north and Mexico on the south. Denis Kearney
[ Borders British Chinese Columbia Few Mexico North Over Smuggled South]
Six months after that, I left Taiwan, first for Hong Kong and then for mainland China, where I spent another three months studying still more Chinese and generally kicking around the country. Eric Allin Cornell
[ After Another Around China Chinese Country First Generally Hong Kicking Kong Left Mainland Months More Six Spent Still Studying Taiwan Then Three Where]
Let's not overlook, though, what we do know about the campaign finance scandal, and the fact the Chinese were involved in our presidential campaign and our congressional campaigns. Fred Thompson
[ Campaign Campaigns Chinese Congressional Fact Finance Involved Know Our Overlook Presidential Scandal Though Were]
Although there is a very large literature, still growing almost daily, on the Chinese calendar, its interest is, we suggest, much more archaeological and historical than scientific. Joseph Needham
[ Almost Although Archaeological Calendar Chinese Daily Growing Historical Interest Large Literature More Much Scientific Still Suggest Than Very]
China and India are close neighbours linked by mountains and rivers and the Chinese and Indian peoples have enjoyed friendly exchanges for thousands of years. Li Peng
[ China Chinese Close Enjoyed Exchanges Friendly India Indian Linked Mountains Neighbours Peoples Rivers Thousands Years]
To ancient Chinese fancy, the Milky Way was a luminous river, - the River of Heaven, - the Silver Stream. Lafcadio Hearn
[ Ancient Chinese Fancy Heaven Luminous Milky River Silver Stream Way]
The plants which stand next to dwarf trees in importance with the Chinese are certainly chrysanthemums, which they manage extremely well, perhaps better than they do any other plant. Robert Fortune
[ Any Better Certainly Chinese Dwarf Extremely Importance Manage Next Other Perhaps Plant Plants Stand Than Trees Well Which]
You can feel as brave as Columbus starting for the unknown the first time you enter a Chinese lane full of boys laughing at you, or when you risk climbing down in a Tibetan pub for a meal of rotten meat. Ella Maillart
[ Boys Brave Chinese Climbing Columbus Down Enter Feel First Full Lane Laughing Meal Meat Pub Risk Rotten Starting Tibetan Time Unknown]
No more turning a blind eye to Chinese spies in our nuclear labs. No more keeping silent about Chinese slave labor camps. Steve Forbes
[ Blind Camps Chinese Eye Keeping Labor Labs More Nuclear Our Silent Slave Spies Turning]
But every great scripture, whether Hebrew, Indian, Persian, or Chinese, apart from its religious value will be found to have some rare and special beauty of its own; and in this respect the original Bible stands very high as a monument of sublime poetry and of artistic prose. Lafcadio Hearn
[ Apart Artistic Beauty Bible Chinese Every Found Great Hebrew High Indian Monument Original Own Persian Poetry Prose Rare Religious Respect Scripture Some Special Stands Sublime Value Very Whether Will]
I did not have a very literary background. I came to poetry from the sciences and mathematics, and also through an interest in Japanese and Chinese poetry in translation. Robert Morgan
[ Also Background Came Chinese Did Interest Japanese Literary Mathematics Poetry Sciences Through Translation Very]
It's not that I wanted to be an actor; it's that I didn't want to be a dancer! I was trained in traditional Chinese dance, and after working so hard it seemed unfair to just disappear into a group. Ziyi Zhang
[ Actor After Chinese Dance Dancer Disappear Group Hard Into Just Seemed Traditional Trained Unfair Want Wanted Working]
I think the Chinese government is doing a great job right now. Alex Chiu
[ Chinese Doing Government Great Job Now Right Think]
I used to be able to do the Chinese splits, where you open your legs sideways. Kylie Minogue
[ Able Chinese Legs Open Sideways Splits Used Where Your]
When our thousands of Chinese students abroad return home, you will see how China will transform itself. Deng Xiaoping
[ Abroad China Chinese Home How Itself Our Return See Students Thousands Transform Will]
As the global expansion of Indian and Chinese restaurants suggests, xenophobia is directed against foreign people, not foreign cultural imports. Eric Hobsbawm
[ Against Chinese Cultural Directed Expansion Foreign Global Imports Indian Restaurants Suggests Xenophobia]
The Chinese seemed to be mourning Mao in a heartfelt fashion. But I wondered how many of their tears were genuine. People had practiced acting to such a degree that they confused it with their true feelings. Jung Chang
[ Acting Chinese Confused Degree Fashion Feelings Genuine Had Heartfelt How Many Mao Mourning Practiced Seemed Such Tears Their True Were Wondered]
For example, in Malay, there are pronunciations that are similar to Chinese. Andy Lau
[ Chinese Example Similar]
We are living in a different world now. You can see it everywhere in international relations: It was noteworthy that, after his visit to Washington, the Chinese president's next stop was Saudi Arabia. Daniel Yergin
[ After Arabia Chinese Different Everywhere His International Living Next Noteworthy Now President Relations Saudi See Stop Visit Washington World]
Chinese are wise in comprehending without many words what is inevitable and inescapable and therefore only to be borne. Pearl S. Buck
[ Borne Chinese Comprehending Inescapable Inevitable Many Only Therefore Wise Without Words]
Math and science fields are not the only areas where we see the United States lagging behind. Less than 1 percent of American high school students study the critical foreign languages of Arabic, Chinese, Japanese, Korean or Russian, combined. Cathy McMorris
[ American Arabic Areas Behind Chinese Combined Critical Fields Foreign High Japanese Korean Languages Less Math Only Percent Russian School Science See States Students Study Than United Where]
You just wait. I'm going to be the biggest Chinese Star in the world. Bruce Lee
[ Biggest Chinese Going Just Star Wait World]
America is not only big and rich, it is mysterious; and its capacity for the humorous or ironical concealment of its interests matches that of the legendary inscrutable Chinese. David Riesman
[ America Big Capacity Chinese Concealment Humorous Inscrutable Interests Legendary Matches Mysterious Only Rich]
Clearly, the Chinese know that we want a good relationship with them. Fred Thompson
[ Chinese Clearly Good Know Relationship Them Want]
The Jesuits had learned that a Christian mission to China could never succeed if it were not in a position to show and convince the Chinese intelligentsia of the superiority of the European culture. Hu Shih
[ China Chinese Christian Convince Could Culture European Had Intelligentsia Jesuits Learned Mission Never Position Show Succeed Superiority Were]
I don't care if you're gay, black, Chinese, straight. That means nothing to me. It's all an illusion. Joe Rogan
[ Black Care Chinese Gay Illusion Means Nothing Straight]
The Cox Committee found that the Chinese military acquired many of the technologies over the past seven years, although many of them had been targeted for acquisition for more than a quarter century. Charles Foster Bass
[ Acquired Acquisition Although Been Century Chinese Committee Cox Found Had Many Military More Over Past Quarter Seven Targeted Technologies Than Them Years]
I prefer the Chinese method of eating. You can do anything at the table except arm wrestle. Jeff Smith
[ Anything Arm Chinese Eating Except Method Prefer Table Wrestle]
Pound's translation of Chinese poetry was maybe the most important thing I read. Eliot a little bit later. Robert Morgan
[ Bit Chinese Eliot Important Later Little Maybe Most Poetry Pound Read Thing Translation]
For all the social changes in China can be traced to their early beginnings in the days when the new tools or vehicles of commerce and locomotion first brought the Chinese people into unavoidable contact with the strange ways and novel goods of the Western peoples. Hu Shih
[ Beginnings Brought Changes China Chinese Commerce Contact Days Early First Goods Into New Novel Peoples Social Strange Their Tools Traced Unavoidable Vehicles Ways Western]
So when I do Chinese cooking, I mix everything together, then the kids have to eat their vegetables. They won't have the patience to pick them out. Martin Yan
[ Chinese Cooking Eat Everything Kids Mix Out Patience Pick Their Them Then Together Vegetables Won]
Nothing and no one can destroy the Chinese people. They are relentless survivors. Pearl S. Buck
[ Chinese Destroy Nothing Relentless Survivors]
We've already seen proliferation. We started it with Britain, then France. Then we benignly let the Israelis do it. The Pakistanis and the Indians have recently done it. The Chinese have nuclear weapons. William Odom
[ Already Britain Chinese Done France Indians Israelis Nuclear Proliferation Recently Seen Started Then Weapons]
It's proper and appropriate to remind the Chinese about what they get out of solid relations with the United States. John Breaux
[ Appropriate Chinese Get Out Proper Relations Remind Solid States United]
The Chinese government since 1979 has been very successful in economic development, and successful enough, simply by surviving, in the realm of political development. William Kirby
[ Been Chinese Development Economic Enough Government Political Realm Simply Since Successful Surviving Very]
There are now hundreds of thousands of new engineers that are being trained in China. If people start finding themselves losing their jobs, not to the Chinese here but because China has become such a dominant force - then there could very well be a backlash. Iris Chang
[ Backlash Because Become Being China Chinese Could Dominant Engineers Finding Force Here Hundreds Jobs Losing New Now Start Such Their Themselves Then Thousands Trained Very Well]
The Chinese government is quickly losing its ideological legitimacy, maintain its rule with force, but cannot draw strength from the ideology of Marx and Mao. Steve Forbes
[ Cannot Chinese Draw Force Government Ideological Ideology Legitimacy Losing Maintain Mao Marx Quickly Rule Strength]
A lot of times when we work overseas we tend to put the experience of someone who lives overseas, a Chinese person or a Korean person or a Bosnian person, within the prism of an American life. John Pomfret
[ American Bosnian Chinese Experience Korean Life Lives Lot Overseas Person Prism Put Someone Tend Times Within Work]
Please understand the reason why Chinese vegetables taste so good. It is simple. The Chinese do not cook them, they just threaten them! Jeff Smith
[ Chinese Cook Good Just Please Reason Simple Taste Them Threaten Understand Vegetables Why]
If we don't do it, somebody else will. The Chinese, the Europeans and the Japanese all have the goal of going to the moon. Certainly we don't want to wake up and see that they have a base there before we do. Bart Gordon
[ Base Before Certainly Chinese Else Europeans Goal Going Japanese Moon See Somebody Up Wake Want Will]
I walked out of the Chinese restaurant with a fat check, a record deal, and a box of shrimp egg foo yung! Solomon Burke
[ Box Check Chinese Deal Egg Fat Out Record Restaurant Shrimp Walked]
I need to talk about Chinese culture. We have deep, strong philosophy and culture. I want to share some information, tell the worldwide audience. Jet Li
[ Audience Chinese Culture Deep Information Need Philosophy Share Some Strong Talk Tell Want Worldwide]
I majored in Chinese. I was never really good at Chinese but I really, really benefited from having been exposed to Asian philosophy early in my life. Martha Beck
[ Asian Been Benefited Chinese Early Exposed Good Having Life Majored Never Philosophy Really]
And I managed to arrange to get some research support and to stay in Hong Kong for another year and a half, interviewing people coming out of China, both Westerners and Chinese. And that was my first real research study on thought reform or so-called brainwashing. Robert Jay Lifton
[ Another Arrange Both Brainwashing China Chinese Coming First Get Half Hong Interviewing Kong Managed Out Real Reform Research So-Called Some Stay Study Support Thought Westerners Year]
I'm not Chinese. I thrive in interesting times. Charles de Lint
[ Chinese Interesting Thrive Times]
It was a mistake. I was wrong, but I discovered this many years later. I was acting on the basis of this mandate given me by the most important leaders of the world: President Bush's father, prime minister of France, President Mitterand, the Chinese, everybody. Boutros Boutros-Ghali
[ Acting Basis Bush Chinese Discovered Everybody Father France Given Important Later Leaders Mandate Many Minister Mistake Most President Prime World Wrong Years]
For a long time, I operated under the Chinese proverb that there are four kinds of leaders: those who you laugh at, those who you hate, those who you love and those who you don't even know that they're leaders. Bill Bradley
[ Chinese Even Four Hate Kinds Know Laugh Leaders Long Love Operated Proverb Those Time Under]
Eradicating a religion of kindness is, I think, a terrible thing for the Chinese to attempt. Martin Scorsese
[ Attempt Chinese Eradicating Kindness Religion Terrible Thing Think]
China is a big country, inhabited by many Chinese. Charles de Gaulle
[ Big China Chinese Country Inhabited Many]
I don't care what political party is controlling China right now. All I know is we are all Chinese. Alex Chiu
[ Care China Chinese Controlling Know Now Party Political Right]
Global fuel and consumption, however, is projected to increase by 100 to 150 percent over the next 20 years, driven largely by the rapidly growing Chinese and Indian economies; and this growth and this increase in demand will force prices even higher. John Shadegg
[ Chinese Consumption Demand Driven Economies Even Force Fuel Global Growing Growth Higher However Increase Indian Largely Next Over Percent Prices Projected Rapidly Will Years]
That's the reason some schools of thinking don't rule out a destruction of the Chinese military potential before the situation grows worse than it is today. It's bad enough now. Curtis Lemay
[ Bad Before Chinese Destruction Enough Grows Military Now Out Potential Reason Rule Schools Situation Some Than Thinking Today Worse]
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
[ Always Ancient Art Chinese Creation Deliberate Fact Flaw Great Human Included Never Painters Perfect Their Work]
I was deposed in association with a case involving the Golden Venture, a ship which smuggled Chinese aliens into the United States about eight or nine ago. Rand Beers
[ Ago Aliens Association Case Chinese Deposed Eight Golden Into Involving Nine Ship Smuggled States United Venture Which]
The Cox Report documents a systematic, well-planned effort by the Chinese military at the highest levels to target and acquire technology for military modernization. Charles Foster Bass
[ Acquire Chinese Cox Documents Effort Highest Levels Military Modernization Report Systematic Target Technology]
I'm Chinese-American, of course, and so it's very interesting to see China actually launch their own astronauts, becoming the third nation, following the United States and Russia, to do so. Leroy Chiao
[ Actually Astronauts Becoming China Course Following Interesting Launch Nation Own Russia See States Their Third United Very]
Stunted varieties were generally chosen, particularly if they had the side branches opposite or regular, for much depends upon this; a one-sided tree is of no value in the eyes of the Chinese. Robert Fortune
[ Branches Chinese Chosen Depends Eyes Generally Had Much One-Sided One-Sided Opposite Particularly Regular Side Stunted Tree Upon Value Varieties Were]
It's almost Armageddon if the Japanese and Chinese don't buy our debt. I don't know where we could get the money. I think we've let ourselves get in a terrible situation and I think we ought to try and get out of it. Julian Robertso
[ Almost Buy Chinese Could Debt Get Japanese Know Money Ought Our Ourselves Out Situation Terrible Think Try Where]
I foresee the Chinese ruling the world. What are you going to do to stop it? No president of the United States will ever have enough power to stop the Chinese when they want to take over the world. Evel Knievel
[ Chinese Enough Ever Foresee Going Over Power President Ruling States Stop Take United Want Will World]
I would love mainland Chinese to read my book. There is a Chinese translation which I worked on myself, published in Hong Kong and Taiwan. Many copies have gone into China but it is still banned. Jung Chang
[ Banned Book China Chinese Copies Gone Hong Into Kong Love Mainland Many Myself Published Read Still Taiwan Translation Which Worked Would]
Chinese buildings are like American buildings, with big footprints. People don't care about daylight or fresh air. Helmut Jahn
[ Air American Big Buildings Care Chinese Daylight Footprints Fresh]
Me only have one ambition, y'know. I only have one thing I really like to see happen. I like to see mankind live together - black, white, Chinese, everyone - that's all. Bob Marley
[ Ambition Black Chinese Everyone Happen Know Live Mankind Only Really See Thing Together White]
The Chinese people, too, went through all kinds of vicissitudes in their religious development. Hu Shih
[ Chinese Development Kinds Religious Their Through Too Vicissitudes Went]
Our policy for the last many years has been to deter the Chinese government in Beijing from ever coming into the position where they thought they had enough leverage over the U.S. to cross the Straits of Taiwan. Bob Filner
[ Been Beijing Chinese Coming Cross Deter Enough Ever Government Had Into Last Leverage Many Our Over Policy Position Straits Taiwan Thought Where Years]
Shadows sometimes people don't see shadows. The Chinese of course never paint them in pictures, oriental art never deals with shadow. But I noticed these shadows and I knew it meant it was sunny. David Hockney
[ Art Chinese Course Deals Knew Meant Never Noticed Oriental Paint Pictures See Shadow Shadows Sometimes Sunny Them These]
I am what you might call abstractly anti-capitalist. For instance, I am suspicious of the old leftists who focus all their hatred on the United States. What about Chinese neo-colonialism? Why are the left silent about that? When I say this, it annoys them, of course. Good! Slavoj Zizek
[ Am Annoys Call Chinese Course Focus Good Hatred Instance Left Might Old Say Silent States Suspicious Their Them United Why]
If we expose the Chinese to our freedoms, it may create a greater hunger for democracy, reform and liberties in China. Gary Locke
[ China Chinese Create Democracy Expose Freedoms Greater Hunger Liberties May Our Reform]
Apparently, one in five people in the world are Chinese. And there are five people in my family, so it must be one of them. It's either my mum or my dad. Or my older brother, Colin. Or my younger brother, Ho-Chan-Chu. But I think it's Colin. Tim Vine
[ Apparently Brother Chinese Colin Dad Either Family Five Mum Must Older Them Think World Younger]
A stronger yuan could lead to greater Chinese asset accumulation in the U.S. and elsewhere. Gary Becker
[ Accumulation Asset Chinese Could Elsewhere Greater Lead Stronger Yuan]
I taught a lot of art history, especially Chinese, Japanese, and Indian. But the painting classes came back. The nudes came back. Not so much the still lifes. So now our department is the worst department, partly because it has the worst facilities. Ad Reinhardt
[ Art Back Because Came Chinese Classes Department Especially Facilities History Indian Japanese Lifes Lot Much Now Nudes Our Painting Partly Still Taught Worst]
I want to become a student. I want to read Chinese history and go on a dig. Lou Gerstner
[ Become Chinese Dig Go History Read Student Want]
When the Chinese first came to San Francisco, they were actually welcomed by the mayor and they had special ceremonies for them-again this is when their colony was very small, only a few Chinese. Iris Chang
[ Actually Came Ceremonies Chinese Colony Few First Francisco Had Mayor Only San Small Special Their Very Welcomed Were]
U.S. officials and outside experts agree that China is undertaking a comprehensive modernization of its military. The Chinese military has gotten smaller but smarter. Lee H. Hamilton
[ Agree China Chinese Comprehensive Experts Gotten Military Modernization Officials Outside Smaller Smarter Undertaking]
Clearly, the Chinese need the resources, but I don't think they want to clash with the industrial world which happens to be the market for their goods. Daniel Yergin
[ Chinese Clash Clearly Goods Happens Industrial Market Need Resources Their Think Want Which World]
California must be all American or all Chinese. We are resolved that it shall be American, and are prepared to make it so. May we not rely upon your sympathy and assistance? Denis Kearney
[ American Assistance California Chinese Make May Must Prepared Rely Resolved Shall Sympathy Upon Your]
Many Chinese saw opium as a poison introduced by foreign enemies. Robert Trout
[ Chinese Enemies Foreign Introduced Many Opium Poison Saw]
It's a wonderful thing to see a segment of our population that is open and eager to learn more about Chinese culture. It has filtered into the mainstream. You see credit-card ads on TV with white couples and Chinese babies. Iris Chang
[ Ads Babies Chinese Couples Culture Eager Filtered Into Learn Mainstream More Open Our Population See Segment Thing Tv White Wonderful]
Some people think that as the Chinese economy becomes more and more capitalistic it will inevitably become more democratic. Peter L. Berger
[ Become Becomes Capitalistic Chinese Democratic Economy Inevitably More Some Think Will]
Not like Chinese food, where you eat it and then you feel hungry an hour later. Ray Liotta
[ Chinese Eat Feel Food Hour Hungry Later Then Where]
A war in the Taiwan Strait would destroy China's international relations overnight. It would destroy Chinese - Japanese relations, not to mention Chinese - American relations. William Kirby
[ American China Chinese Destroy International Japanese Mention Overnight Relations Strait Taiwan War Would]
Chinese culture has a lot of virtues that are tremendously valuable to not only us as Asian-Americans, but also the world in general. Martin Yan
[ Also Chinese Culture General Lot Only Tremendously Us Valuable Virtues World]
But I wish to point out that it is entirely wrong to say that the Chinese are not religious. Hu Shih
[ Chinese Entirely Out Point Religious Say Wish Wrong]
It was clear that the special interest groups in California really wanted the Chinese to be shut out of the country, because that was where the racial tension was the greatest. Iris Chang
[ Because California Chinese Clear Country Greatest Groups Interest Out Racial Really Shut Special Tension Wanted Where]
I don't need to convince anybody that I know kung fu, but maybe somebody needs to know that I really can act, without doing a Chinese accent or a funny walk. David Carradine
[ Accent Act Anybody Chinese Convince Doing Fu Funny Know Kung Maybe Need Needs Really Somebody Walk Without]
I think that by following the route that I have tried to outline, one gets into a much more interesting and productive series of questions than those that result from saying simply that Chinese don't like milk because they don't like milk. Marvin Harris
[ Because Chinese Following Gets Interesting Into Milk More Much Outline Productive Questions Result Route Saying Series Simply Than Think Those Tried]
Unless we rise to the challenge, instead of American youth being able to live the American dream, the Chinese will fulfill their dream of overtaking America. Mark Kennedy
[ Able America American Being Challenge Chinese Dream Fulfill Instead Live Rise Their Unless Will Youth]
The problem with a lot of Chinese is that they put up divisions between Taiwanese, Hong Kong natives, mainlanders. We are never united. I really hope that the Chinese can be more united. Martin Yan
[ Between Chinese Divisions Hong Hope Kong Lot More Natives Never Problem Put Really Taiwanese United Up]
I visited the Chinese side last year. The Chinese are in a constant state of military readiness. They have all their nuclear weapons in the area, presumably trained on targets across the border. Harrison Salisbury
[ Across Area Border Chinese Constant Last Military Nuclear Presumably Readiness Side State Targets Their Trained Visited Weapons Year]
I can represent my culture while helping not only the Chinese-American community, but also the community at large. Martin Yan
[ Also Community Culture Helping Large Only Represent While]
At midnight on July 1, 1997, Hongkong, the British Crown Colony, will be restored to China. This is not only an event which will be celebrated by patriotic Chinese; any patriotic American should celebrate it as well. Robert Trout
[ American Any British Celebrate Celebrated China Chinese Colony Crown Event July Midnight Only Patriotic Restored Should Well Which Will]
In the year 1915 a series of trivial incidents led some Chinese students in Cornell University to take up the question of reforming the Chinese language. Hu Shih
[ Chinese Cornell Incidents Language Led Question Reforming Series Some Students Take Trivial University Up Year]
Like any good spy novel, the Cox Report alleges that Chinese spies penetrated four U.S. weapons research labs and stole important information on seven nuclear warhead designs. Charles Foster Bass
[ Any Chinese Cox Designs Four Good Important Information Labs Novel Nuclear Penetrated Report Research Seven Spies Spy Stole Warhead Weapons]
I wonder what all those Chinese poets sound like in Chinese. I like their distilled quality. Tom Verlaine
[ Chinese Distilled Poets Quality Sound Their Those Wonder]
The thought that we're in competition with Russians or with Chinese is all a mistake, and trivial. We are one species, with a world to win. George Wald
[ Chinese Competition Mistake Russians Species Thought Trivial Win World]
So I went to the Chinese restaurant and this duck came up to me with a red. Tim Vine
[ Came Chinese Duck Red Restaurant Up Went]
Elizabeth Taylor has more chins than the Chinese telephone directory. Joan Rivers
[ Chinese Chins Directory Elizabeth More Taylor Telephone Than]
We send missionaries to China so the Chinese can get to heaven, but we won't let them into our country. Pearl S. Buck
[ China Chinese Country Get Heaven Into Missionaries Our Send Them Won]
I was eating in a Chinese restaurant downtown. There was a dish called Mother and Child Reunion. It's chicken and eggs. And I said, I gotta use that one. Paul Simon
[ Called Chicken Child Chinese Dish Downtown Eating Eggs Gotta Mother Restaurant Reunion Said Use]
I like to have Chinese furniture in my home as a constant and painful reminder of how much has been destroyed in China. The contrast between the beauty of the past and the ugliness of the modern is nowhere sharper than in China. Jung Chang
[ Beauty Been Between China Chinese Constant Contrast Destroyed Furniture Home How Modern Much Nowhere Painful Past Reminder Sharper Than Ugliness]
For years, I looked to Bruce Lee as a mentor as being a Chinese and Asian man living in this country. Donnie Yen
[ Asian Being Bruce Chinese Country Lee Living Looked Man Mentor Years]
Let me start with Yahoo. As we meet today, a Chinese citizen who had the courage to speak his mind on the Internet is in prison because Yahoo chose to share his name and address with the Chinese Government. Tom Lantos
[ Address Because Chinese Chose Citizen Courage Government Had His Internet Meet Mind Name Prison Share Speak Start Today Yahoo]
I remember when I did the pilot, and I though no network is going to want to do this. How could that happen? A half Chinese guy walking the old west that doesn't fire one gun and never gets on a horse? David Carradine
[ Chinese Could Did Fire Gets Going Gun Guy Half Happen Horse How Network Never Old Pilot Remember Though Walking Want West]
What has marked Chinese society is its level of cruelty, not just revolutions and wars. We ought to reject it totally, otherwise in another upheaval there will be further cruelty. Jung Chang
[ Another Chinese Cruelty Further Just Level Marked Otherwise Ought Reject Revolutions Society Totally Upheaval Wars Will]
There were only two other Chinese families in this town of 25,000, but to our parents, the determining factor was the quality of the public school system. Steven Chu
[ Chinese Determining Factor Families Only Other Our Parents Public Quality School System Town Two Were]
But if the Chinese mainland, the PRC, attacked Taiwan, we'd be obligated to come to their aid. Fred Thompson
[ Aid Attacked Chinese Come Mainland Obligated Prc Taiwan Their]
Historically, there had been many periods of Chinese Renaissance. Hu Shih
[ Been Chinese Had Historically Many Periods Renaissance]
Life and human society are the chief concern of Confucianism and, through it, the chief concern of the Chinese people. Hu Shih
[ Chief Chinese Concern Confucianism Human Life Society Through]
I think because of their terrible past, particularly this century, the Chinese have come to accept cruelty more than many other people, which is something I feel very unhappy about. Jung Chang
[ Accept Because Century Chinese Come Cruelty Feel Many More Other Particularly Past Something Terrible Than Their Think Unhappy Very Which]
As long as there's pasta and Chinese food in the world, I'm okay. Michael Chang
[ Chinese Food Long Okay Pasta World]
No student of Chinese history can say that the Chinese are incapable of religious experience, even when judged by the standards of medieval Europe or pious India. Hu Shih
[ Chinese Europe Even Experience History Incapable India Judged Medieval Pious Religious Say Standards Student]
I'm of Filipino, Spanish, and Chinese descent, and was raised on Hawaii. Tia Carrere
[ Chinese Descent Filipino Hawaii Raised Spanish]
When written in Chinese, the word "crisis" is composed of two characters. One represents danger and the other represents opportunity. John F. Kennedy Wisdom
[ Characters Chinese Composed Crisis Danger Opportunity Other Represents Two Word Written]
This is our bottom line, and the will of 1.25 billion Chinese people. Zhu Rongji
[ Billion Bottom Chinese Line Our Will]
Many of the Central Asians know Russian, and Ted Levin speaks it fluently. I speak Chinese, but Mongolian is completely different, so we had to have translators. Yo-Yo Ma
[ Asians Central Chinese Completely Different Fluently Had Know Many Russian Speak Speaks Ted Translators]
Within my own life, I read all the beloved novels by lamps of vegetable oil; I saw the Standard Oil invading my own village, I saw gas lamps in the Chinese shops in Shanghai; and I saw their elimination by electric lights. Hu Shih
[ Beloved Chinese Electric Elimination Gas Invading Lamps Life Lights Novels Oil Own Read Saw Shanghai Shops Standard Their Vegetable Village Within]
Chinese civilisation is so systematic that wild animals have been abolished on principle. Aleister Crowley
[ Abolished Animals Been Chinese Civilisation Principle Systematic Wild]
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 recipe. George Eliot
[ Cakes Chinese Else Feet Fixed Happiness Heart Her Larger Made Must Pressed Recipe Size Small Such Woman]
I must stick with Chinese language films. Zhang Yimou
[ Chinese Films Language Must Stick]
The Russians are turning east to the Chinese - to the Europeans' surprise. It always seemed to me that the relationship between Russia and China would shift from being based in Marx and Lenin to being based in oil and gas. Daniel Yergin
[ Always Based Being Between China Chinese East Europeans Gas Lenin Marx Oil Relationship Russia Russians Seemed Shift Surprise Turning Would]
Although the Chinese had used opium as a medicine, there was no widespread addiction before the British arrived. Robert Trout
[ Addiction Although Arrived Before British Chinese Had Medicine Opium Used Widespread]
Millions also perished in the Chinese camps, and there have been terrible genocides in Cambodia and Vietnam. Jean-Marie Le Pen
[ Also Been Cambodia Camps Chinese Millions Perished Terrible Vietnam]
I'm about as Chinese as Herbert Hoover. Paul Muni
[ Chinese Herbert Hoover]
After learning the language and culture of the Chinese people, these Jesuits began to establish contacts with the young intellectuals of the country. Hu Shih
[ After Began Chinese Contacts Country Culture Establish Intellectuals Jesuits Language Learning These Young]
In the East there is a gap between the top of a wall and underside of a roof; it acts as a screen, and the Chinese were able to use it as they wished. Stephen Gardiner
[ Able Acts Between Chinese East Gap Roof Screen Top Use Wall Were Wished]
Black Comedy is a farce that is played in the dark, as you know, with the lights full on. It's the Chinese convention of reversing light and dark, and exactly where anybody is at any given moment is the play. Peter Shaffer
[ Any Anybody Black Chinese Comedy Convention Dark Exactly Farce Full Given Know Light Lights Moment Play Played Reversing Where]
This film "Hero" talks about the peace of Chinese people. Jet Li
[ Chinese Film Hero Peace Talks]
The Chinese culture belongs not only to the Chinese but also to the whole world. Jinato Hu
[ Also Belongs Chinese Culture Only Whole World]
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. David Cameron
[ Big Changes Chinese Consume Exports Focused Know Less More Need Save Spend World]
We'd go out in Larry's hippie van and drive out all around Dallas. He loved Chinese food, he'd go in and say. Remember me Major Nelson, me and my friends here are making this show called Dallas, have you got a table for us? It would work every time. Steve Kanaly
[ Around Called Chinese Dallas Drive Every Food Friends Go Got Here Hippie Larry Loved Major Making Nelson Out Remember Say Show Table Time Us Van Work Would]
I wanted to do something far from my intellectual and physical home, so I went to live in Beijing for eight months and took Mandarin Chinese. Mira Sorvino
[ Beijing Chinese Eight Far Home Intellectual Live Months Physical Something Took Wanted Went]
People who share the same language, French or Chinese or whatever, have the same vocal cords and emit sounds which are basically the same, as they come from the same throats and lungs. Pierre Schaeffer
[ Basically Chinese Come Cords Emit French Language Lungs Same Share Sounds Throats Vocal Whatever Which]
So far we have not convinced the Chinese authorities. My own brother was refused a visa on what was probably my last chance of seeing him when he was going around the world on a tour. Scott Nearing was similarly refused. Anna Louise Strong
[ Around Authorities Brother Chance Chinese Convinced Far Going Him Last Nearing Own Probably Refused Scott Seeing Similarly Tour Visa World]
As it was, I realized choosing the study of Chinese literature as my life's work was probably a mistake. Eric Allin Cornell
[ Chinese Choosing Life Literature Mistake Probably Realized Study Work]
Foreign capital to build new cinemas will help modernize China's aging cinema infrastructure, attract Chinese consumers back into cinemas, and increase demand for U.S. films. Jack Valenti
[ Aging Attract Back Build Capital China Chinese Cinema Cinemas Consumers Demand Films Foreign Help Increase Infrastructure Into Modernize New Will]
You don't know what the Chinese expect in the way of beauty. The presentation is just a farce. You come into a room filled with 50 people and they don't talk to you. There's very little interaction. Helmut Jahn
[ Beauty Chinese Come Expect Farce Filled Interaction Into Just Know Little Presentation Room Talk Very Way]
I remember really bonding with the first generation kids, the Chinese Canadian kids, and in high school bonding with the Latin kids and the East Indian kids. It was very interesting because it made me open to lots of musical sounds. Nelly Furtado
[ Because Bonding Canadian Chinese East First Generation High Indian Interesting Kids Latin Lots Made Musical Open Really Remember School Sounds Very]
Even one billion Chinese do not a superpower make. John Lukacs
[ Billion Chinese Even Make Superpower]
The Chinese, by their favourite system of dwarfing, contrive to make it, when only a foot and a half or two feet high, have all the characters of an aged cedar of Lebanon. Robert Fortune
[ Aged Cedar Characters Chinese Contrive Favourite Feet Foot Half High Lebanon Make Only System Their Two]
Singing songs like 'The Man I Love' or 'Porgy' is no more work than sitting down and eating Chinese roast duck, and I love roast duck. Billie Holiday
[ Chinese Down Duck Eating Love Man More Roast Singing Sitting Songs Than Work]
In a couple of years, the Chinese will be seen as regular participants in international industry. Their companies have to report to shareholders as well as to the Chinese authorities. They need to make money, they have to be efficient. Daniel Yergin
[ Authorities Chinese Companies Couple Efficient Industry International Make Money Need Participants Regular Report Seen Shareholders Their Well Will Years]
I am writing a sequel to The Touch because I want to further explore the Chinese question that I have raised. There will be more about that in a sequel. Colleen McCullough
[ Am Because Chinese Explore Further More Question Raised Sequel Touch Want Will Writing]
It is true that the Chinese are not so religious as the Hindus, or even as the Japanese; and they are certainly not so religious as the Christian missionaries desire them to be. Hu Shih
[ Certainly Chinese Christian Desire Even Hindus Japanese Missionaries Religious Them True]
Until the Chinese decide to compete fairly it will be up to us to do what we can to further protect our manufacturing base, and ensure we keep the good paying jobs we already have. Mike Rogers
[ Already Base Chinese Compete Decide Ensure Fairly Further Good Jobs Keep Manufacturing Our Paying Protect Until Up Us Will]
There are two types of Chinese growing up in America. One is the kind that does really well in school, with thick, thick glasses. And the other is involved with the gangs. Donnie Yen
[ America Chinese Does Gangs Glasses Growing Involved Kind Other Really School Thick Two Types Up Well]
Throughout my career, I was to be cast as a frontier girl, an aristocrat, an Arabian, a Eurasian, a Polynesian, and a Chinese. Gene Tierney
[ Arabian Aristocrat Career Cast Chinese Frontier Girl Throughout]
Remember, sex is like a Chinese dinner. It ain't over 'til you both get your cookie. Alec Baldwin
[ Both Chinese Cookie Dinner Get Over Remember Sex Til Your]
I feel very sorry for the one or two North Korean defectors who were caught by Chinese police while entering South Korean or foreign embassies in Beijing, but their arrest drew the whole attention of the world. Kim Y. Sam
[ Arrest Attention Beijing Caught Chinese Drew Entering Feel Foreign Korean North Police Sorry South Their Two Very Were While Whole World]
I am proud to be Chinese, and I do not tolerate any traitor. Alex Chiu
[ Am Any Chinese Proud Tolerate Traitor]
We inadvertently bombed the Chinese Embassy. But Clinton now is working very hard. He has sent a letter of apology to the Chinese. And, he's also given them a gift certificate for future nuclear secrets. David Letterman
[ Also Apology Bombed Certificate Chinese Clinton Embassy Future Gift Given Hard Inadvertently Letter Now Nuclear Secrets Sent Them Very Working]
Zhang Yimou tried to use martial arts to talk about Chinese culture, Chinese people. What do they think, what do they want and what do they hope. Jet Li
[ Arts Chinese Culture Hope Martial Talk Think Tried Use Want Yimou Zhang]
These are the people who do studies that your carry-out Chinese meals are saturated in fat. I'd just like to meet them! I mean, what do they do for pleasure? Robert M. Parker, Jr.
[ Chinese Fat Just Meals Mean Meet Pleasure Saturated Studies Them These Your]
I start by using Chinese and many of the sounds of other languages are similar. Andy Lau
[ Chinese Languages Many Other Similar Sounds Start Using]
The dwarfed trees of the Chinese and Japanese have been noticed by every author who has written upon these countries, and all have attempted to give some description of the method by which the effect is produced. Robert Fortune
[ Attempted Author Been Chinese Countries Description Dwarfed Effect Every Give Japanese Method Noticed Produced Some These Trees Upon Which Written]
What girls do to each other is beyond description. No chinese torture comes close. Tori Amos
[ Beyond Chinese Close Comes Description Each Girls Other Torture]
On average, the Chinese, Koreans, and Japanese are more similar to each other and are different from Australians, Israelis and the Swedes, who in turn are similar to each other and are different from Nigerians, Kenyans, and Jamaicans. J. Philippe Rushton
[ Australians Average Chinese Different Each Israelis Japanese Koreans More Nigerians Other Similar Turn]
As I stand here today and tell you about these, I am heavy with an awareness of the fact that I am in more than one sense a product of both the Chinese and Western cultures, in harmony and in conflict. Chen Ning Yang
[ Am Awareness Both Chinese Conflict Cultures Fact Harmony Heavy Here More Product Sense Stand Tell Than These Today Western]
I think the book struck me in a few ways that I thought very interesting to pick it as my first martial arts film. It has a very strong female character and it was very abundant in classic Chinese textures. Ang Lee
[ Abundant Arts Book Character Chinese Classic Female Few Film First Interesting Martial Pick Strong Struck Textures Think Thought Very Ways]
I just love Chinese food. My favourite dish is number 27. Clement Atlee
[ Chinese Dish Favourite Food Just Love Number]
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. Francesca Annis
[ Any Away Chinese Coast Consulted Contemporary Island Kind Off Spent Technology Two Weeks Zanzibar]
My wife wanted my children to have some Chinese culture and education. She believes the children need to learn two languages and two cultures. Jet Li
[ Believes Children Chinese Culture Cultures Education Languages Learn Need She Some Two Wanted Wife]
Somebody who was born in this country who visited China would later face difficulty getting back in to the USA. We have to keep in mind that the struggles of the Chinese against these exclusion laws really laid down the foundations of civil rights law. Iris Chang
[ Against Back Born China Chinese Civil Country Difficulty Down Exclusion Face Foundations Getting Keep Laid Later Law Laws Mind Really Rights Somebody Struggles These Usa Visited Would]
The way I see it is that all the ol' guff about being Irish is a kind of nonsense. I mean, I couldn't be anything else no matter what I tried to be. I couldn't be Chinese or Japanese. John McGahern
[ Anything Being Chinese Else Irish Japanese Kind Matter Mean Nonsense Ol See Tried Way]
And look at the mess that Russia is; most Chinese don't want to follow that. William Kirby
[ Chinese Follow Look Mess Most Russia Want]
It made me think about a whole area of human activity that was not really a concern to me before that, because I was involved in reading Chinese history, or languages, or whatever. Ron Silver
[ Activity Area Because Before Chinese Concern History Human Involved Languages Made Reading Really Think Whatever Whole]
Gandhi has more recently recognized the need for continuance of British, American and Chinese efforts in India and has suggested that these troops might remain by agreement with some new Indian Government. Stafford Cripps
[ Agreement American British Chinese Continuance Efforts Gandhi Government India Indian Might More Need New Recently Recognized Remain Some Suggested These Troops]
By adopting the 'free trade,' or British, system, we place ourselves side by side with the men who have ruined Ireland and India, and are now poisoning and enslaving the Chinese people. Henry Charles Carey
[ Adopting British Chinese Enslaving Free India Ireland Men Now Ourselves Place Poisoning Ruined Side System Trade]
A small species of pinus was much prized, and, when dwarfed in the manner of the Chinese, fetched a very high price; it is generally grafted on a variety of the stone pine. Robert Fortune
[ Chinese Dwarfed Generally Grafted High Manner Much Pine Price Prized Small Species Stone Variety Very]
As long as the food is well prepared and not overdone, I think it tastes good. It doesn't matter if it's Chinese, Japanese, anything. Martin Yan
[ Anything Chinese Food Good Japanese Long Matter Prepared Tastes Think Well]
Sometime in the future - 25, 50, 75 years hence - what will the situation be like then? By that time the Chinese will have the capability of delivery too. Curtis Lemay
[ Capability Chinese Delivery Future Hence Situation Sometime Then Time Too Will Years]
The great Chinese classics have always said that it's better not to fight; that the clever man achieves his ends without violence; that a battle delayed is better than a battle fought. John Keegan
[ Achieves Always Battle Better Chinese Classics Clever Delayed Ends Fight Fought Great His Man Said Than Violence Without]