Asian Quotes

Welcome to Asian Quotes, the supreme source for motivational as well as provocative quotes from the East. Here you will certainly discover a collection of quotes from some of the most influential figures in Asian history, from Confucius to Buddha to Lao Tzu. Whether you are seeking a quote to motivate you, to encourage you, or to simply make you believe, you will certainly locate it right here. Discover our collection of quotes as well as locate the excellent one to fit your requirements.
Small: In view of Chinas growing military strength and intentions, the best way to safeguard Asias permanent peace an
"In view of China's growing military strength and intentions, the best way to safeguard Asia's permanent peace and prosperity is to have all Asian countries join forces with other democratic countries in the world to form a global community of democracies"
Jim Costa, Politician
Small: And its very strange, but I think there is something very common - not only in Celtic music - but there is a f
Nobuo Uematsu
"And it's very strange, but I think there is something very common - not only in Celtic music - but there is a factor or element in Celtic music that is similar in music that we find in Japan, the United States, Europe, and even China and other Asian countries"
Nobuo Uematsu, Composer
Small: We are not about to send American boys 9 or 10 thousand miles away from home to do what Asian boys ought to be
Lyndon B. Johnson
"We are not about to send American boys 9 or 10 thousand miles away from home to do what Asian boys ought to be doing for themselves"
Lyndon B. Johnson, President
Small: They call upon us to supply American boys to do the job that Asian boys should do
Lyndon B. Johnson
"They call upon us to supply American boys to do the job that Asian boys should do"
Lyndon B. Johnson, President
Small: OK, it was black, it was below grade, I was female, Asian American, young, too young to have served. Yet I thi
"OK, it was black, it was below grade, I was female, Asian American, young, too young to have served. Yet I think none of the opposition in that sense hurt me"
Maya Lin, Architect
Small: Ancestor worship, or filial piety so characteristic of Asian cultures, for example, does not really resonate w
"Ancestor worship, or filial piety so characteristic of Asian cultures, for example, does not really resonate with Americans who favor children, not grandparents"
Alan Dundes, Educator
Small: There is not a liberal America and a conservative America - there is the United States of America. There is no
Barack Obama
"There is not a liberal America and a conservative America - there is the United States of America. There is not a black America and a white America and latino America and asian America - there's the United States of America"
Barack Obama, President
Small: For the past few years, I was the more visible Asian performer, and I think it gave young girls a kind of role
"For the past few years, I was the more visible Asian performer, and I think it gave young girls a kind of role model showing it's possible to actually reach success doing movies"
Joan Chen, Actress
Small: I majored in Chinese. I was never really good at Chinese but I really, really benefited from having been expos
"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, Author
Small: All Asian parents are into your children having a respectable, decent stable job. Acting was unimaginable to m
"All Asian parents are into your children having a respectable, decent stable job. Acting was unimaginable to my parents"
Joan Chen, Actress
Small: And my point was one I think that youd agree with, which is theres no room in America for a black racist, a La
"And my point was one I think that you'd agree with, which is there's no room in America for a black racist, a Latino racist, or a white racist, or an Asian racist, or a Native American racist. Now, we're either color blind or we're not color blind"
Newt Gingrich, Politician
Small: Our theme for this years festivities, Dreams and Challenges of Asian Pacific Americans, speaks to the many gen
"Our theme for this year's festivities, Dreams and Challenges of Asian Pacific Americans, speaks to the many generations of Asian Pacific Americans who worked hard to overcome economic hardship, racism and other barriers in their pursuit of the American dream"
Lucille Roybal-Allard
Small: For years, I looked to Bruce Lee as a mentor as being a Chinese and Asian man living in this country
"For years, I looked to Bruce Lee as a mentor as being a Chinese and Asian man living in this country"
Donnie Yen, Actor
Small: The Sixth Sense is not a good white film. Insomnia is not a good white film. Theyre just good films. So why we
"The Sixth Sense is not a good white film. Insomnia is not a good white film. They're just good films. So why we can't we have good films that happen to have black people, or Asian, or Latino, or any other minority group in them?"
Eriq La Salle, Actor
Small: American high school students trail teenagers from 14 European and Asian countries in reading, math and scienc
"American high school students trail teenagers from 14 European and Asian countries in reading, math and science. We're even trailing France"
Suzanne Fields
Small: Ive always been fascinated by Asian culture, and I love that women can play the lead in a horror film
Sarah Michelle Gellar
"I've always been fascinated by Asian culture, and I love that women can play the lead in a horror film"
Sarah Michelle Gellar, Actress
Small: They probably do have an Asian Barbie
Iris Chang
"They probably do have an Asian Barbie"
Iris Chang, Historian
Small: There is no way that we know what is going on between the African American and the Asian American. We dont und
"There is no way that we know what is going on between the African American and the Asian American. We don't understand what an Indigenous American is. We don't understand what a Latino American is"
Edward James Olmos, Actor
Small: In fact, it struck me when we invaded last year that if we did it without European and East Asian support, we
"In fact, it struck me when we invaded last year that if we did it without European and East Asian support, we were risking losing our alliance in Europe in exchange for Iraq, and that is a very undesirable exchange"
William Odom, Soldier
Small: A brief visit to Nepal started my insatiable love for Asian art
"A brief visit to Nepal started my insatiable love for Asian art"
Richard Ernst, Scientist
Small: The future for us is the foreseeable future. The South Asian, however, feels that it is perfectly realistic to
"The future for us is the foreseeable future. The South Asian, however, feels that it is perfectly realistic to think of a 'long time' in terms of thousands of years"
Edward T. Hall, Scientist
Small: It says something about this new global economy that USA Today now reports every morning on the days events in
"It says something about this new global economy that USA Today now reports every morning on the day's events in Asian markets"
Lawrence Summers, Economist
Small: I cook everything. I love Mediterranean cooking, I love Asian cooking. I do lots of Japanese noodles
"I cook everything. I love Mediterranean cooking, I love Asian cooking. I do lots of Japanese noodles"
Ted Allen, Entertainer
Small: My parents kept the best aspects of the Asian culture, and they Americanized the family. My mother was a great
"My parents kept the best aspects of the Asian culture, and they Americanized the family. My mother was a great example for me. She was a working mother with a good career"
Andrea Jung, Businessman
Small: Ive been informed by both sides, jazz, western music, Asian music, African music, all sides, because Ive been
"I've been informed by both sides, jazz, western music, Asian music, African music, all sides, because I've been interested in the sound of the universe, and that sound is without limit"
Joseph Jarman, Musician
Small: For as long as the power of Americas diversity is diminished by acts of discrimination and violence against pe
"For as long as the power of America's diversity is diminished by acts of discrimination and violence against people just because they are black, Hispanic, Asian, Jewish, Muslim or gay, we still must overcome"
Ron Kind, Politician
Small: Paradoxically, the people and state of Japan living on such moral props were not innocent but had been stained
"Paradoxically, the people and state of Japan living on such moral props were not innocent but had been stained by their own past history of invading other Asian countries"
Kenzaburo Oe, Writer
Small: The dramatic modernization of the Asian economies ranks alongside the Renaissance and the Industrial Revolutio
"The dramatic modernization of the Asian economies ranks alongside the Renaissance and the Industrial Revolution as one of the most important developments in economic history"
Lawrence Summers, Economist
Small: I take great pride in having been able to overcome the Asian financial crisis and seeking the opportunities av
Zhu Rongji
"I take great pride in having been able to overcome the Asian financial crisis and seeking the opportunities available to bring about an unprecedented growth in the economy"
Zhu Rongji, Statesman
Small: Geologists are rapidly becoming convinced that the mammals spread from their central Asian point of origin lar
"Geologists are rapidly becoming convinced that the mammals spread from their central Asian point of origin largely because of great variations in climate"
Ellsworth Huntington, Educator
Small: Horsemeat in many European and Asian countries is consumed as a delicacy
"Horsemeat in many European and Asian countries is consumed as a delicacy"
Elton Gallegly, Politician
Small: Morals are in all countries the result of legislation and government they are not African or Asian or European
Denis Diderot
"Morals are in all countries the result of legislation and government; they are not African or Asian or European: they are good or bad"
Denis Diderot, Editor
Small: No one tells every white person in this country how to be. No one tells every Hispanic, or Asian or Jewish per
"No one tells every white person in this country how to be. No one tells every Hispanic, or Asian or Jewish person in this country how to be. There is no single definition of whiteness or single definition of blackness"
Montel Williams, Entertainer
Small: In many Asian households, to not go on to higher education, thats like a big no-no. I know my parents discoura
"In many Asian households, to not go on to higher education, that's like a big no-no. I know my parents' discouragement was for my own protection, and I'm really close to them now, but they didn't understand that there is value in this. That's because they didn't know"
Sandra Oh, Actress
Small: The Singapore Open is the flagship event of the Asian Tour, it is a massive event and it is being played in a
"The Singapore Open is the flagship event of the Asian Tour, it is a massive event and it is being played in a great place. I love coming here and it is good to be back"
Lee Westwood, Athlete
Small: Yeah, Im sure there are stereotypes of Asian people
James Iha
"Yeah, I'm sure there are stereotypes of Asian people"
James Iha, Musician
Small: When I made it, I still didnt wave the flag and say, Yeah go Asian people. I do want people to know that about
"When I made it, I still didn't wave the flag and say, Yeah go Asian people. I do want people to know that about me, but I always felt like at least musically, let me just do what I do and be the best at it. Which is what I'm doing right now"
Chad Hugo, Musician
Small: Being Asian in this business is something you have to consider, because sometimes people arent as open. Theyll
"Being Asian in this business is something you have to consider, because sometimes people aren't as open. They'll say, I can't see you with a Caucasian person"
Lucy Liu, Actress
Small: In the final analysis, the whole cause of world revolution hinges on the revolutionary struggles of the Asian,
"In the final analysis, the whole cause of world revolution hinges on the revolutionary struggles of the Asian, African and Latin American people who make up the overwhelming majority of the world's population"
Lin Biao, Politician
Small: We sincerely hope that south Asian countries will respect and live in amity with each other, and achieve commo
"We sincerely hope that south Asian countries will respect and live in amity with each other, and achieve common development, and that south Asia will enjoy peace, stability and prosperity"
Li Peng, Public Servant
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