Top Taiwan Quotes

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1. "When I was in Taiwan, I was taught in school that Taiwan is part of China."
Author: Alex Chiu
2. "Taiwan is democratic."
Author: Annette Lu
3. "Our policy for the last many years has been to deter the Chinese government in Beijing from ever coming into the position where they thought they had enough leverage over the U.S. to cross the Straits of Taiwan."
Author: Bob Filner
4. "We must unify Taiwan; we cannot afford to have our society being divided in half."
Author: Chen Shui Bian
5. "We will strive to make Taiwan a better place and enable our people to live better lives."
Author: Chen Shui Bian
6. "Even if I were knocked down by one gunshot it wouldn't affect our democracy and I wasn't knocked down and I have great confidence in our democracy and in Taiwan and in the people of Taiwan."
Author: Chen Shui Bian
7. "However, I must say that I am very happy to see that we have such a positive result for our first referendum in our history and that gives me more confidence in Taiwan's democracy."
Author: Chen Shui Bian
8. "In the 1999 resolution regarding Taiwan's future passed by the Democratic Progressive Party, it is stated very clearly that any change to the status quo of Taiwan must be decided by the people of Taiwan through referenda."
Author: Chen Shui Bian
9. "The results of the two referenda demonstrate the majority view of the Taiwanese people."
Author: Chen Shui Bian
10. "As I've said many times and publicly, a war between China and Taiwan that involves the United States is a lose-lose-lose."
Author: Dennis C. Blair
11. "There's sort of a theory that's going around in the China-watching community about a perfect storm coming up with the 2008 Olympics, a U.S. election and a Taiwanese election, some sort of mutually reinforcing explosion and crisis."
Author: Dennis C. Blair
12. "BaoHaus is idiosyncratic, creative, and artistic. My restaurant doesn't look like a Taiwanese restaurant."
Author: Eddie Huang
13. "Six months after that, I left Taiwan, first for Hong Kong and then for mainland China, where I spent another three months studying still more Chinese and generally kicking around the country."
Author: Eric Allin Cornell
14. "But if the Chinese mainland, the PRC, attacked Taiwan, we'd be obligated to come to their aid."
Author: Fred Thompson
15. "And it's difficult for the average American to understand why something like that could be so important and why a little small place like Taiwan would be so important to the PRC."
Author: Fred Thompson
16. "I like a lot of food. I like Taiwanese food, of course. I like baguettes, especially the ones that my dad buys. Vancouver has a lot of variety, with pizza, hot dogs, Italian, Indian, seafood - a great combination of culture."
Author: Godfrey Gao
17. "We will never allow anybody to separate Taiwan from China."
Author: Hu Jintao
18. "The Taiwanese are big on tea. I think it's nice to slow down a bit. It's very much a custom."
Author: Jason Wu
19. "I am an Asian designer. I was born in Taiwan. That is who I am. But I am a designer, like any designer of any race. Growing up in the '80s in Taiwan, the arts were not considered a career."
Author: Jason Wu
20. "As Taiwan's friend and ally, I believe it is important for the United States to monitor the situation in the Taiwan Strait very carefully to help ensure Taiwan is not forced into a position which would endanger its freedom or its democracy."
Author: Jim Costa
21. "I would love mainland Chinese to read my book. There is a Chinese translation which I worked on myself, published in Hong Kong and Taiwan. Many copies have gone into China but it is still banned."
Author: Jung Chang
22. "I work in a restaurant in an airport in Taiwan. I am eighteen years old and I don't like my job because everyone gets on planes and leaves. And I want to leave too."
Author: Kerem Mermutlu
23. "I am Taiwanese as well as Chinese."
Author: Ma Ying Jeou
24. "I have spent time discussing the American political system and current events in Taiwan with the junior diplomats, and they have repeatedly expressed their country's desire to avoid confrontation with China."
Author: Michael K. Simpson
25. "Ultimately, China may use force to push for unification with Taiwan, a scenario we all must work to prevent."
Author: Michael K. Simpson
26. "Free nations of the world cannot allow Taiwan, a beacon of democracy, to be subdued by an authoritarian China."
Author: Nick Lampson
27. "Mr. Speaker, in seeking to return to the United Nations, the Republic of China on Taiwan will once again ask diplomatic allies to present its case before the United Nations this fall."
Author: Nick Lampson
28. "Such an arrangement would provide Taiwan and China with a forum for dialogue whereby they may forge closer ties based on mutual understanding and respect, leading to permanent peace in the Taiwan Strait."
Author: Nick Lampson
29. "Moreover, as we live in an era of the ascendancy of democracy and human rights, we must see that Taiwan has been a vibrant democracy with a democratically elected president and legislature."
Author: Nick Lampson
30. "Basically all the world's computer parts come from the same supply chain that runs from Korea, down through coastal China, over to Taiwan, and down to Malaysia."
Author: Thomas Friedman
31. "Taiwan is a budding democracy, and the people have participated in multi-party democratic elections since 1996."
Author: Todd Akin
32. "Taiwan is a major economy."
Author: William Kirby
33. "A war in the Taiwan Strait would destroy China's international relations overnight. It would destroy Chinese - Japanese relations, not to mention Chinese - American relations."
Author: William Kirby
34. "So, anything that avoids a conflict that could draw in, unhappily again, outside powers such as the United States or revisit, for example, Japan's interests in the Taiwan area would be the last thing that anyone would want."
Author: William Kirby
35. "The PRC is the big brother in this relationship, and it has the capacity to be generous to Taiwan on this issue in a manner that might do much to defuse that issue internally in Taiwan."
Author: William Kirby

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