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Asia Quotes

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I wanted to see exotic Vietnam, the jewel of Southeast Asia.
I, uh, I wanted to meet interesting
and stimulating people of an ancient culture,
and kill them.
- the movie Full Metal Jacket

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Brunei Darussalam is one of the oldest kingdoms in South East Asia.
- Hassanal Bolkiah

Military hardliners called me a 'security threat' for
promoting peace in South Asia and for supporting a
broad-based government in Afghanistan.
- Benazir Bhutto

There are children who are working in textile businesses
in Asia who would be prostitutes on the streets if
they did not have those jobs.
- Lawrence Summers

 

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

The evidence points to central Asia as man's original home,
for the general movement of human migrations has been
outward from that region and not inward.
- Ellsworth Huntington

After all those years in Asia, I don't have to do promotion anymore.
We just release a Jackie Chan movie and -
Boom!
- people go.
- Jackie Chan

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The U.S.
needs to control the Middle East, the gateway to Asia.
It already has military installations in Uzbekistan.
- Jose Saramago

I think Anna and the King is a look at Asia from the Asian perspective,
reflecting the Asian experience, which is very rare.
- Jodie Foster

Unification is one thing, and stability in Northeast Asia is another thing.
- Kim Dae Jung

Now is the time for us to strike.
We must strengthen our foothold in Asia,
to ensure no nation overtakes us.
- Larry Summers

I was in Asia and people asked me about being considered sex symbol.
I don't know if that's good or not, because where I come from,
sex isn't something you're allowed to talk about.
- Bai Ling

It's beyond belief that any Australian could be so
stupid as to carry drugs into any country in Asia.
- John Howard

They talk about the failure of socialism but where
is the success of capitalism in Africa,
Asia and Latin America?
- Fidel Castro

So much of our attention is trained on the Middle East these days,
but we cannot ignore East Asia.
- Lee H. Hamilton

We have reiterated on many occasions that China wishes
to establish and develop long-term,
good-neighbourly and friendly relations with all countries in south Asia.
- Li Peng

The Age of Northeast Asia is fast approaching.
- Moo-hyum Roh

If the United States of America or Britain is having elections,
they don't ask for observers from Africa or from Asia.
But when we have elections, they want observers.
- Nelson Mandela

So in Asia I want to make - I want to succeed to make a model of what success,
practicing democracy, and market economy.
Then that will give a good influence over Asian countries.
- Kim Dae Jung

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

Asia's governments come in two broad varieties:
young,
fragile democracies - and older, fragile authoritarian regimes.
- Paul Samuelson

In the end, we lost IndoChina to the communists.
But we did not lose Southeast Asia.
- William Westmoreland

The position that I take partly as a result of living
in Asia is where you stop living according to your
expectations and you become available to experience things as they are.
- Martha Beck

The ambiguous orientation of Japan drove the country
into the position of an invader in Asia.
- Kenzaburo Oe

Asia is not going to be civilized after the methods of the West.
There is too much Asia and she is too old.
- Rudyard Kipling

Every time we had a hot war going on in Asia,
it was difficult for Asian Americans here.
- George Takei

We know that these clashes with Asia and Jewry are necessary for evolution.
- Heinrich Himmler

In fact, Tibet is one of the most popular European
tourist attraction of asia.
- Alex Chiu

Taking the entire globe, if North America and Western
Europe can be called the 'cities of the world',
then Asia, Africa and Latin America constitute 'the
rural areas of the world'.
- Lin Biao

I am classified as an idol in Hong Kong and in Asia.
- Andy Lau

The pains felt by Asian countries are our own pains.
Disaster in Asia is nothing but ours as well.
- Junichiro Koizumi

Asia is rich in people, rich in culture and rich in resources.
It is also rich in trouble.
- Hubert H. Humphrey

I expect more people from China and Asia to end up in the NBA.
- Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

I think that I could see Darwin having a relationship with Asia.
- Susan Oliver

My sisters and I were fortunate to travel through Asia
and Europe at very young ages.
We confronted extraordinary beauty in Athens and unspeakable poverty in India.
- Mary Chapin Carpenter

I'm not panicking, and I'm not scared,
I've been through the Gulf War, the Asia crisis,
and the Russian crisis.
- Al-Waleed bin Talal

Various Turkish people invaded southwest Asia during
the Middle Ages and carved an empire for themselves
from lands occupied by the indigenous Semitic and Indo-European inhabitants.
- John Shimkus

An increase in the relative price of products from
the low wage manufacturers in Asia and Latin America
will also make those products less attractive to American consumers.
- Martin Feldstein

I met the Queen, the Pope, and we went all over Europe and Asia.
I just wish I was older when I did all this.
Then I could appreciate it more.
- Rick Schroder

I am very proud to be a part of the Livestrong Foundation.
I am maybe only a member but I give everything I can
to be sure that people understand that cancer is a disease for everybody -
not only in France,
in Europe, in Asia, it is all over the world.
We must fight together, we must make something to fight the cancer,
we must Livestrong.
- Greg Akcelrod

If I write in my name to the agents of England and
France residing in Asia and inform them that Japan
is ready to make a commercial treaty with their countries,
the number of steamers will be reduced from fifty to two or three.
- Townsend Harris

There aren't many people who say that Europe is a territory,
or Asia is a territory - it'd be suicide.
And there are even more people in America than in Europe.
I think it's strange, really.
I basically see it as loads of different places.
- Sean Booth

The reason was the failure of both Japan and China
to understand each other and the inability of America
and the European powers to sympathize,
without prejudice, with the peoples of East Asia.
- Hideki Tojo

Some time ago, we went to Asia and took a camera along,
and I began to do what I'd done even years ago doing people.
I couldn't get interested in it.
And I did hundreds of photographs of details of the monuments as sculpture.
- Ben Shahn

When I crossed Asia with my friend Peter Fleming,
we spoke to no one but each other during many months,
and we covered exactly the same ground.
Nevertheless my journey differed completely from his.
- Ella Maillart

We must rid this nation of the United Nations,
which provides the communist conspiracy with a headquarters here on our own shores,
and which actually makes it impossible for the United
States to form its own decisions about its conduct
and policies in Europe and Asia.
- John T. Flynn

All these boundaries - Africa, Asia,
Malaysia,
America - are set by men.
But you don't have to look at boundaries when you are looking at a man -
at the character of a man.
The question is: What do you stand for? Are you a follower,
or are you a leader?
- Hakeem Olajuwon

Over the last several quarters we have been growing
faster in Asia and Europe than any other place on the planet.
We have 18 percent of the global PC share,
about 12 percent in Europe, and 8 percent in Asia.
- Kevin Rollins

I started writing and photographing for different publications
and finally ended up being the correspondent in South Asia,
for the Geneva-based Journal de Geneve,
which at one time used to be one of the best international newspapers in Europe.
- Francois Gautier

Long after this wonderful event in the Earth's history,
when the human species was spread over a good deal of Asia,
Europe, and Africa, migration to the American continents
began in attempts to find new feeding grounds and unoccupied
areas for hunting and fishing.
- Harry Johnston

Secondly I would like to make continuous efforts of
stabilising cross Strait relations,
eventually reaching peace across the Taiwan strait
and stability and security in the Asia Pacific region.
- Chen Shui-bian

East Asia has prospered since the end of the Vietnam War,
and Northeast Asia has prospered since the end of the
Korean War in a way that seems unimaginable when you
think of the history of the first half of the century.
- William Kirby

Harvard is first and foremost a university and not a consulting operation,
and our job here is to teach and to research and to
create knowledge on Asia in conjunction and in cooperation
with scholars as well as with political,
intellectual, and cultural leaders in Asia.
- William Kirby

On the unofficial level it was a glorious moment in
our national life because young people decided that this had to stop,
that they could no longer stand the shedding of blood
in this tragic adventure in Southeast Asia.
- William Kunstler

You are slowly developing some multinationals of your own.
We certainly hope that some of them will look in this
direction when they look for opportunities because
the progress of Southeast Asia is important to China,
just as China's progress is important to us.
- Sellapan Ramanathan

The cause of our difficulties in southeast Asia is
not a deficiency of power but an excess of the wrong
kind of power which results in a feeling of impotence
when it fails to achieve its desired ends.
- J. William Fulbright

A few scattered accounts, collected and combined together,
may lead us to two certain conclusions:
1.
That all the American Indians are one kind of people;
2.
That they are the same as the people in the northeast of Asia.
- Ezra Stiles

Contrasting sharply, in the developing countries represented by India,
Pakistan, and most of the countries in Asia and Africa,
seventy to eighty percent of the population is engaged in agriculture,
mostly at the subsistence level.
- Norman Borlaug

The time is coming when the pressure of population
on the means of subsistence will be felt here as it
is now felt in Europe and Asia.
Then will the world enter upon a new stage of its history -
the final competition of races,
for which the Anglo-Saxon is being schooled.
- Josiah Strong

We would be doing the children of South Asia a great
disservice if we allowed ourselves to believe that
the need of children to belong to a loving,
permanent family was washed away by the waves of the tsunami.
- Mary Landrieu

Mr. Speaker, from hurricanes and floods in Latin America to earthquakes in Asia,
natural disasters are increasingly becoming a regular
feature of life for large numbers of people around the globe.
- Earl Blumenauer

John Foster Dulles had called on me in his capacity as Secretary of State,
and he had exhausted every argument to persuade me
to place Cambodia under the protection of the South
East Asia Treaty Organization.
- Norodom Sihanouk

The peoples of Asia, Africa, and Latin America have
common interest and are in the position to support
each other in their anti-imperialist and anti-U.S.
struggle.
As long as Africa and Latin America are not free.
- Kim Il Sung

I would hope we would begin a series of projects that
would do more to bring the different parts of the university
together in the study of Asia,
for example, in the study of the professions in Asia.
- William Kirby

And so, I mean, he declared war right there and then
in so many words and Alex says later in the book,
nobody in the White House from that point on had any
doubt that we were going to bomb the mainland of Asia.
- James Stockdale

It's kind of scary sometimes, I've seen this a lot in Asia.
Children are given music lessons, very intensively
I might add and involving great technical expertise sometimes,
but you can tell that they have been told only to play happy pleasant music.
- Michael Tilson Thomas

From another point of view, a new situation now seems
to be arising in which Japan's prosperity is going
to be incorporated into the expanding potential power
of both production and consumption in Asia at large.
- Kenzaburo Oe

One of my problems, so to speak, is that,
in America, we tend to thing in relatively short-term.
In the Middle East and Asia and other parts of the world,
they think in terms of centuries or 500 years or 1,000 years.
- Jay Rockefeller

People's attitudes about sex aren't healthy anywhere,
except maybe in those tribes where they go around naked.
- Asia Argento

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

During the past three years spectacular progress has
been made in increasing wheat,
rice, and maize production in several of the most populous
developing countries of southern Asia,
where widespread famine appeared inevitable only five years ago.
- Norman Borlaug


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