The assaying of tea is an art and not a science. It is the man, and not his instruments, which is the most important.There can be no substitute for myexperience and intuited knowledge.
1986 An Insular Possession, ch.4.
It's all honourable enough in its way, but it creates societies which simply cannot sustain any kind of democratic structure. It always leads to totalitarian and corrupt tyrannies? There's no tradition of moral individual courage in Chinese culture.Timothy Mo
There's no such thing as a heroonly ordinary people asked extraordinary things in terrible circumstances and delivering.Timothy Mo