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The situations depicted in the Book of Changes are the primary data of life -- what happens to everybody, every day, and what is simple and easy to understand.


Hellmut Wilhelm


#chinese-philosopher #i-ching #the-occult #change

From the point of view of the Chinese Communist Party, the greatest casualties of the Cultural Revolution were the Party’s prestige and its ability to govern. Pg. 539


Nien Cheng


#communist-party-of-china #cultural-revolution #death

Shelves full of books are all around me. Opening the different volumes I take a look, and find the pages covered with writings in unknown scripts — tadpole traces, bird feet markings, twisted branches. And in my dream I am able to read them all, to make sense of everything despite its difficulty.


Jonathan D. Spence


#dream #history #reading #dreams

I'm wondering whether I can explain," said Lee. "Where there is no likeness of experience it's very difficult. I understand you were not born in America." "No, in Ireland." "And in a few years you can almost disappear; while I, who was born in Grass Valley, went to school and several years to the University of California, have no chance of mixing." "If you cut your queue, dressed and talked like other people?" "No. I tried it. To the so-called whites I was still a Chinese, but an untrustworthy one; and at the same time my Chinese friends steered clear of me. I had to give it up.


John Steinbeck


#chinese-american #experience

A routine will turn into an enchanting escapade.


fortune cookie


#food #inspirational #food

Because at this time, in this place, Chinese writing exhibits symptoms of a mental disorder.


Murong Xuecun


#freedom-of-speech #freedom

If one's bowels move, one is happy, and if they don't move, one is unhappy. That is all there is to it.


Lin Yutang


#happiness #philosophy-of-life #life

Frank tugged again with no luck. Even Hazel was trying not to laugh. Frank grimaced with concentration. Suddenly, he disappeared. On the deck where he’d been standing, a green iguana crouched next to an empty set of Chinese handcuffs. “Well done, Frank Zhang,” Leo said dryly, doing his impression of Chiron the centaur. “That is exactly how people beat Chinese handcuffs. They turn into iguanas.


Rick Riordan


#frank-zhang #iguanas #mark-of-athena #percy-jackson #rick-riordan

I want, through my roles, to express the parts in the hearts of Chinese women that they feel unable to let out.


Ziyi Zhang


#express #feel #hearts #i #out

There were only two other Chinese families in this town of 25,000, but to our parents, the determining factor was the quality of the public school system.


Steven Chu


#determining #factor #families #only #other






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