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Total Quotes : 44
Best Airlines

The Asian airlines have the best wine programs.

- Alain Ducasse

Grandparents Piety

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

Over Use

I do remember instances where girls would just fawn over me because they liked that I was different - exotic - to them. And they didn't use the word 'Asian' at the time. All of the aspects that make me Asian, they liked.

- Alex Tizon

Decision Born

It wasn't a conscious decision to search for my Asian self; it was an urgency born out of an emptiness I was trying to fill.

- Alex Tizon

Many Aspects

To be honest, I know that a lot of Asian parents are secretly shocked and horrified by many aspects of Western parenting.

- Amy Chua

Career Great Example

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

Used Deliberately

We deliberately used elements from Brazilian music and from African and Asian music. Now people can hear that but then it sounded so abstract, they couldn't hear it.

- Arto Lindsay

Harmony Expression

Asian cultures... place great value on avoiding open expression of disagreement and conflict because they emphasize harmony.

- Deborah Tannen

Having Respectable

All Asian parents are into your children having a respectable, decent stable job. Acting was unimaginable to my parents.

- Joan Chen

Roles Expected

I've played roles that aren't expected of an Asian.

- John Cho

Volunteer Festival

I had lived in Fukuoka during the mid 1990s, and I was a volunteer with the Fukuoka Asian Film Festival.

- John Foster

Directors Ang

Wong Kar-wai and Ang Lee are two Asian directors I'm really fond of.

- Bai Ling

Love About

The food in Sydney is an Asian Pacific cuisine. It's eclectic but above all it's fresh, inventive and creative and that's what I love about it.

- Baz Luhrmann

Born I Was Born

It's really hard because obviously people label you as a British East Asian actor. And I'm just from Salford; it's where I was born.

- Benedict Wong

Black Yes

Yes, we become stronger when black and whites, Latino, Asian American, Native American, when all of us stand together.

- Bernie Sanders

African Million

We know African and Asian elephants can interbreed, and they're separated by 5 million to 6 million years.

- Hendrik Poinar

Time Math

I joke around all the time, 'I'm Asian; I'm really good at math.'

- Brenda Song


They probably do have an Asian Barbie.

- Iris Chang

Opportunity Flag

For me, I'm just trying to be the best at what I do. I'll wave an Asian American flag if I get that opportunity. I'm not hiding or trying to discredit my background or anything, I just haven't had the opportunity.

- Chad Hugo

Stereotypes Sure

Yeah, I'm sure there are stereotypes of Asian people.

- James Iha

Need Japan

I look Asian. I need to go to Japan.

- Javier Camara

Racism Systemic

If Asian America exists, it is because of systemic racism.

- Karan Mahajan

Origin Becoming

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

European Consumed

Horsemeat in many European and Asian countries is consumed as a delicacy.

- Elton Gallegly

Independent About

You can't ignore the Asian and Hispanic populations in L.A. We can let audiences know independent film is not just about white men.

- Elvis Mitchell

Think I Think

I think a major cause of present Asian economic difficulties that mainly come from, you know, lack of market economy.

- Kim Dae Jung

Japan Give

I'm Asian, so they assumed I'm not an American and that I come from Japan. Restaurants would refuse to serve me, and places would refuse to give you a haircut.

- Fred Korematsu

Cause Whole

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

Always Talker

Coming from an Asian culture, I was always taught to respect my elders, to be a better listener than a talker.

- Lisa Ling

Business Caucasian

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

Knew Had

I grew up with white friends, Asian friends - Vietnamese, Chinese, Pacific Islanders. I had Hispanic friends, not just Mexican friends, but Guatemalan friends, Honduran friends, and we knew the difference, you know?

- Ryan Coogler

Woman More

It's nice to be a woman, and it's nice to be an Asian. But what's more important is what I can bring back to my district.

- Grace Meng

Product Gross

And so in terms of territorial control, in terms of economic preeminence, the western share of the gross world product is declining as Asian societies in particular develop economically.

- Samuel P. Huntington

Problem Other

The great problem there is we have to have the cooperation of those other Asian countries.

- Samuel P. Huntington

Country Blackness

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

Like Melting Pot

My theory is because I'm Asian and white I sort of look like the future. I'm the melting pot.

- Moon Bloodgood

Fact Congress

When I first ran for Congress in the 1990s, my background as an openly gay Asian was one of the focal points of the campaign, and, in fact, my opponent attacked me for it.

- Mark Takano

Singing Now

There really aren't any completely Asian people singing right now.

- Utada Hikaru

Celebrate Bright

Asian Pacific American Heritage Month provides us all an opportunity to reflect upon this community's many contributions and to celebrate its bright future.

- Nydia Velazquez

Woman Pretty

People's view of exotic or Asian women are changing. It's much nicer to hear 'She's pretty' than 'She's pretty - for an Asian woman.'

- Sung Hi Lee

Circumstances Wants

Obviously the Asian American community wants you to do well. They are cheering you on no matter what the circumstances.

- Michael Chang

Leading Gladiator

Growing up, my favorite movies were 'Forrest Gump,' 'Shawshank Redemption,' 'Gladiator' - none of them really had Asian leading men.

- Ross Butler

Always Freaky

I was always the freaky Asian girl who drew these weird-looking Barbie dolls in class.

- Yaya Han

Woman California

California is an easy place to be an Asian woman engineer.

- Yi So-Yeon