There are some bored foreigners, with full stomachs, who have nothing better to do than point fingers at us … First, China doesn't export Revolution; second, China doesn't export hunger and poverty; third, China doesn't come and cause you headaches, what more is there to be said?
The diocesan papers are full of stories about atrocities in China and the sufferings of the Church and I get a letter from Betty Chang from Tientsin about the communes and the full-employment, etc. When we see the migrant camps, and our factories in the fields, our system does not offer much.dorothy day
Google will make us more informed. The smartest person in the world could well be behind a plow in China or India. Providing universal access to information will allow such people to realize their full potential, providing benefits to the entire world.
While India’s life expectancy figure of around 60 years compare quite unfavourably with China’s 69 years, Kerala’s life expectancy – about 72 years – appears on the other side of China’s achievement. Similarly, the infant mortality rate of 79 per thousand live births in India is very high indeed in comparison with China’s 31, but Kerala’s rate of 17 is much better than China’s. Again while India’s literacy rate is much lower than that of China, Kerala’s is substantially higher than China’s.
China has stood up.
The most influential Westerner to write about China since thirteenth-century Marco Polo.pearl buck
[Speaking of Chinese president Sun Yat-sen] ...combined Benjamin Franklin and George Washington of China.calvin coolidge
The case for vegetarians - plants cure illnesses (heard of Ayurveda). Animal diets cause most illnesses (heard of the China Study.siddharth katragadda
There are no demands - undue demands... There are many questions we get? why China? why now and the answer is why not?... There is no any hidden agenda in our cooperation with China, it is a relationship based on mutual understanding and equality; they understand our situation.jakaya kikwete
Russia, France, Germany and China. They revere their writers. America is still a frontier country that almost shudders at the idea of creative expression.james a. michener
You know, you can imagine in China it's like: "Ching chong, ching chong chong, Danny DeVito, ching chong chong chong, drunk, 'The View,' ching chong.Rosie O'Donnell
China has been long one of the richest, that is, one of the most fertile, best cultivated, most industrious, and most populous countries in the world. It seems, however, to have been long stationary. Marco Polo, who visited it more than five hundred years ago, describes its cultivation, industry, and populousness, almost in the same terms in which they are described by travellers in the present times.Adam Smith
All human race, from China to Peru,Pleasure, howe’er disguis’d by art, pursue.thomas warton
"In a year and a half," "China will be sufficiently reunited to allow me to take my trip around the world. I wish to take Madam Wu and an entourage of about thirty persons, engaging expert guides in each country to instruct me in its governmental and industrial methods."wu peifu
It remains to be seen, for example whether China can continue to develop as a market economy while still retaining an authoritarian communist political system.peter dicken
People who try to commit suicide don't attempt to save them! China is such a populous nation, it is not as if we cannot do without a few people.Mao Tse-tung
It is impossible for us to recognize (mainland China) as another nation within our (Republic of China) territory.
People can go to the extreme like what we saw during the Cultural Revolution. For instance, in China, when people take everything into their own hands, then you cannot govern the place. ... [It] was the people taking power into their own hands. Now that is what you mean by democracy if you take it to the full swing.
People who try to commit suicide don't attempt to save them!:;.:;.:;. China is such a populous nation, it is not as if we cannot do without a few people.
China is an old nation with a colourful history. Its booming economy has triggered an appetite and a curiosity around the world for its art and culture , one that continues to grow. I can, however, tell people that it is a show with no actor .
"I have served the Government of China for many years, first the Emperor, and after that the Republican Government at Nanking. I have always tried to do my best; but I must have committed errors--- though I do not know what they were---or this misfortune would not have befallen me. I have lost face."
Stone age craftsmen in China were polishing objects using diamond 2,000 years before anyone else had the same idea.
...we guarantee the security of the world, protect our allies, keep critical sea lanes open and lead the war on terror. China, by contrast, seems to be threatening an invasion of Taiwan and could ignite an arms race that takes Japan, South Korea and Taiwan nuclear. [...] the Pax Americana in Asia, as in Europe, has been conducive to a half-century of growth, peace and prosperity. Things might be different if China were democratic. But for now a line must be drawn: An attack on Taiwan is an attack on all democratic states in the region.
Rule1, on page1of the book of war is: 'Do not march on Moscow'?[Rule 2] is: 'Donot gofighting withyour land armies in China.'
We should cement political trust between the two sides of the Taiwan Strait and continue to define cross-strait relations under the 'one China' framework. Cross-strait relations are special relations.
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