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Iris Chang Quotes and Sayings

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There isn't much discussion of ruling class in America even in Boston,
probably one of the most class-conscious cities in the country?
- Iris Chang

Almost all people have this potential for evil,
which would be unleashed only under certain dangerous social circumstances.
- Iris Chang

I have to finish this book tour of almost 30 cities.
- Iris Chang

The worst...
was what the Pakistani soldiers did to the Bengali
women after their failed rebellion.
- Iris Chang

 

Now, most of the new immigrants coming to this country
are from Asia as opposed to Europe.
- Iris Chang

I don't mind solitude.
I love talking to other people, but I do need my space.
- Iris Chang

I may attempt a novel.
I think that no matter what you write,
it requires being honest with oneself,
and you have to pull yourself out of the whirlwind of daily life.
- Iris Chang

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When you take something extremely broad,
then it is not a work of expansion or work of compression.
It's hard because you have to decide what to throw out.
- Iris Chang

I have certainly amassed many historical research gathering skills.
- Iris Chang

Racism is always there underneath, but usually it is
exploited in these times of economic crisis,
and it's hard to find out when one slides into another.
- Iris Chang

We have to keep in mind that it's not just about the
numbers of people who died;
it's also the manner which many of these victims met their deaths.
- Iris Chang

Your first duty as a writer is to write to please yourself.
And you have no duty towards anyone else.
- Iris Chang

Often, what you see in the media is driven by economic forces.
- Iris Chang

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

I received an honorary doctorate for my work.
Maybe one of these works is considered the equivalent of a Ph.D.
- Iris Chang

Of course, in the United States, which at the time
was a very young country,
there were also class distinctions.
They weren't as pronounced, but they quickly evolved as well.
- Iris Chang

It is very difficult to hang onto the relics of history.
- Iris Chang

If the conditions were right there could be great acceptance.
Often it is only when they pose an economic or political
threat that it turns really ugly.
- Iris Chang

Whatever is not commonly seen is condemned as alien.
- Iris Chang

They probably do have an Asian Barbie.
- Iris Chang

The whole story of the comfort women,
the system of forced sexual slavery,
the medical experiments of Unit 731,
is not something that is in the US psyche.
That is changing because many books are coming out.
- Iris Chang

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

For some reason, I seem to be bothered whenever I see
acts of injustice and assaults on people's civil liberties.
I imagine what I write in the future will follow in that vein.
Whether it's fiction or non-fiction.
- Iris Chang

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

There is also an epidemic of infertility in this country.
There are more women who have put off child-bearing
in favor of their professional lives.
For them, the only way they are going to have a family is to adopt from China.
- Iris Chang

After working as a journalist I went to a writing program at Johns Hopkins.
It was interesting because it was neither journalistic nor historical,
but it emphasized writing style, and afterwards I was
asked to write my first book.
- Iris Chang

It's much more difficult to work on a broad subject than on a specific one,
because even if it's hard to find the information,
if you look hard enough for something specific you will find it,
and you will discover things that you wouldn't have thought of before.
- Iris Chang

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

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

There isn't much in the way of pure communist spirit,
because the whole nation seems to be engaged in capitalistic enterprises.
Much of the country still operates under government control.
- Iris Chang

Lord, grant that I might not so much
seek to be loved as to love.
- St. Francis of Assisi PHOTO

To laugh often and much;
to win the respect of intelligent people
and the affection of children,
to leave the world a better place,
to know even one life has breathed easier
because you have lived,
this is to have succeeded.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson PHOTO

Riches do not exhilarate us so much with their possession
as they torment us with their loss.
- Epicurus

Live Well, Love Much, Laugh Often.
- Anonymous

Everyone has inside of him a piece of good news.
The good news is that you don't know how great you can be!
How much you can love!
What you can accomplish! And what your potential is!
- Anne Frank

There is so much we can never know.
Breathe deeply and relax into the not-knowing.
There is much that we do not have to know
in order to live joyfully.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If you may count every drop of water in the ocean and
count every grain of sand in the sea -
multiply it by a thousand and that's how much I love you.
- George of Langkloof

Do not be too moral.
You may cheat yourself out of much life.
So aim above morality.
Be not simply good;
be good for something.
- Henry David Thoreau

The wise man looks into space,
and does not regard the small as too little,
nor the great as too much;
for he knows that there is no limit to dimensions.
- Lao Tzu

I had forgotten how much light there is in the world,
'til you gave it back to me.
- Ursula K. Le Guin

If it's a good idea, go ahead and do it.
It is much easier to apologize than it is to get permission.
- Grace Hopper

I am an optimist.
It does not seem too much use being anything else.
- Winston Churchill

The hunger for love is
much more difficult to remove
than the hunger for bread.
- Mother Teresa

Nothing astonishes men so much as common sense and plain dealing.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Your worst enemy cannot harm you as much as
your own unguarded thoughts.
- The Buddha

Non-cooperation with evil is as much a duty as is cooperation with good.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

By not caring too much about what people think,
I'm able to think for myself
and propagate ideas which are very often unpopular.
And I succeed.
- Albert Ellis

Constant kindness can accomplish much.
As the sun makes ice melt,
kindness causes misunderstanding,
mistrust, and hostility to evaporate.
- Albert Schweitzer

Any man who reads too much
and uses his own brain too little
falls into lazy habits of thinking.
- Albert Einstein

There is nothing with which every man is so afraid
as getting to know how enormously much
he is capable of doing and becoming.
- Soren Kierkegaard

You, yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe,
deserves your love and affection.
- The Buddha

Success is to be measured not so much
by the position that one has reached in life
as by the obstacles which he has overcome.
- Booker T. Washington

Alone we can do so little;
together we can do so much.
- Helen Keller

He who would accomplish much must sacrifice much.
- James Allen

You may be deceived if you trust too much,
but you will live in torment
if you don't trust enough.
- Frank Crane

How much pain they have cost us,
the evils which have never happened.
- Thomas Jefferson

Choose to See Beauty and Joy:
Much in life can be seen as ugly or beautiful - it's our choice.
Why would we choose to see any part of life as ugly?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Nothing gives one person so much advantage over another
as to remain always cool and unruffled under all circumstances.
- Thomas Jefferson

Often it does not matter so much what we choose,
but that we do choose.
- Alan Cohen

Much in life can be seen as ugly or beautiful - it's our choice.
Why would we choose to see any part of life as ugly?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It is amazing how much you can accomplish
when it doesn't matter who gets the credit.
- Anonymous

Some people care too much. I think it's called love.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

An overfull calendar, like an overfull stomach,
is a consequence of taking on too much.
Commit, and eat, in moderation.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Determine never to be idle.
No person will have occasion to complain
of the want of time who never loses any.
It is wonderful how much may be done if we are always doing.
- Thomas Jefferson

I don't know who my grandfather was;
I am much more concerned to know what his grandson will be.
- Abraham Lincoln

Embrace your uniqueness.
Time is much too short to be
living someone else's life.
- Kobi Yamada

Whether we allow external events to
shape our lives at a core level
is very much within our own control.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Nobody cares how much you know,
until they know how much you care.
- attributed to Theodore Roosevelt, among others,
but probably earlier and anonymous

Love begins at home, and it is not how much we do...
but how much love we put in that action.
- Mother Teresa

If you wait to do everything until you're sure it's right,
you'll probably never do much of anything.
- Win Borden

This day I see that pretty much all
my correspondences are love letters.
- Mary Anne Radmacher


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