Iris Chang Quotes


19 Iris Chang quotes:



"This by no means the last word on the Chinese in America. This is my personal interpretation of the 150-year epic history of Chinese in this country."
Author: Chang Quotes Category: America Quotes Chinese Historian Quotes
"There isn't much discussion of ruling class in America even in Boston, probably one of the most class-conscious cities in the country?"
Author: Chang Quotes Category: America Quotes Chinese Historian Quotes
"Some quirk in human nature allows even the most unspeakable acts of evil to become banal within minutes, provided that they occur far enough away to pose no personal threat"
Author: Chang Quotes Category: Evil Quotes
"When you count all the obscure monographic books, there have been many. I probably have most of them in my library."
"General histories-there have been a few that have served as pioneering books."
"I certainly didn't have a three-book plan or a 10-year plan when I worked on the first book."
"Now, most of the new immigrants coming to this country are from Asia as opposed to Europe."
Author: Chang Quotes Category: Country Quotes Chinese Historian Quotes
"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."
Author: Chang Quotes Category: Country Quotes Chinese Historian Quotes
"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."
Author: Chang Quotes Category: Country Quotes Chinese Historian Quotes
"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."
Author: Chang Quotes Category: Crisis Quotes Chinese Historian Quotes
"Your first duty as a writer is to write to please yourself. And you have no duty towards anyone else."
Author: Chang Quotes Category: Duty Quotes Chinese Historian Quotes
"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."
Author: Chang Quotes Category: Work Quotes Chinese Historian Quotes
"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."
Author: Chang Quotes Category: Mind Quotes Chinese Historian Quotes
"Almost all people have this potential for evil, which would be unleashed only under certain dangerous social circumstances."
Author: Chang Quotes Category: Circumstance Quotes Chinese Historian Quotes
"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."
Author: Chang Quotes Category: Class Quotes Chinese Historian Quotes
"I have certainly amassed many historical research gathering skills."
Author: Chang Quotes Category: Research Quotes Chinese Historian Quotes
"I have friends who are Caucasian who have pitched ideas for a Chinese-American show, and there is great resistance in Hollywood and the networks to support that."
"Men all across China are going to have trouble finding wives in just a few years."
Author: Chang Quotes Category: Men Quotes
"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."
Author: Chang Quotes Category: People Quotes



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