China quotes and sayings

All diplomacy is a continuation of war by other means.
Chou En Lai

China is a civilization pretending to be a nation.
Michael Ledeen

Not for all the tea in China.

China is still very poor. Without our own operating system we can’t do anything, we’re completely at the mercy of Microsoft.

More quotes

Even if they’re functioning out of ignorance, they are still participating and must be suppressed. In China, even one million people can be considered a small sum.
Deng Xiaoping

Reform is China’s second revolution.
Deng Xiaoping

Friendship is like a expensive china. It can be fixed when it is broken, but the crack will remain.

I was reminded that when we lose and I strike out, a billion people in China don’t care.
Reggie Jackson

The Chinese do not draw any distinction between food and medicine.
Lin Yutang

Since China has a population of 1.1 billion, it won’t feel lonely even if it becomes the only socialist country.
Li Peng

China is a big country, inhabited by many Chinese.
Charles de Gaulle

Every Communist must grasp the truth, ‘Political power grows out of the barrel of a gun.’
Mao Tse-Tung

India Conquered and dominated China culturally for 20 centuries without ever having to send a single soldier across her border.
Hu Shih

No matter how hard we might wish, we will not be able to transform China’s behavior overnight.
Madeleine Albright

The destiny of Hong Kong is now the same as the destiny of China. There is no escaping.
T. L. Tsim

If some Western politician claims he is in a position to use the normal Western methods to feed and clothe 1.2 billion Chinese, we would be happily prepared to elect him president of China.
Li Peng

China will be the answer to Japan’s problems.
Carlos Ghosn

China’s Premier Zhao Ziyang, for all of his billion constituents, seemed in the evening’s lovely flow like a favorite uncle, smiling a little too much, wanting to be a bit American, talking about peace and pork chops.
Hugh Sidey

He that can see a louse as far away as China is unconscious of an elephant on his nose.
Malaysian Proverb

Women’s hearts are like old china, none the worse for a break or two.
William Somerset Maugham

I had never expected that the China initiative would come to fruition in the form of a Ping-Pong team.
Richard M. Nixon

We send missionaries to China so the Chinese can get to heaven, but we won’t let them into our country.
Pearl S. Buck

China traditionally has been a tea-drinking country but we turned them into coffee drinkers.
Howard Schultz

China and India will, separately and together, unleash an explosion of demand.
Mukesh Ambani

I’ll love you, dear, I’ll love you till China and Africa meet and the river jumps over the mountain and the salmon sing in the street.
W. H. Auden

The Chinese government knows that what I am teaching is good and that I am teaching people to have high moral values.
Li Hongzhi Quote

China is one of the world’s greatest proliferators of weapons of mass destruction to these rogue nations.
Fred Thompson

The beginning of wisdom is to call things by their right names.
Chinese Proverb

I wouldn’t mind seeing China if I could come back the same day.
Philip Larkin

The infusion of a China plant sweetened with the pith of an Indian cane.
Joseph Addison