Top 17 Chinese Culture Quotes

Words matter. These are the best Chinese Culture Quotes from famous people such as Carol S. Dweck, Bai Ling, Gene Luen Yang, Amy Tan, Gao Xingjian, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.

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Chinese culture is already telling children to work hard. That’s not growth mindset because they’re working hard for the product, not for the growth or the joy of learning.
Carol S. Dweck
Because of the Chinese culture of obedience, you don’t ask questions… You follow and obey.
Bai Ling
During the Cultural Revolution, the communists came in, and what they wanted to do was eradicate all sense of traditional Chinese culture.
Gene Luen Yang
I am an American, steeped in American values. But I know on an emotional level what it means to be of the Chinese culture.
Amy Tan
The destruction of Chinese traditional culture didn’t start in 1949. It started long before that, with the succession of revolutions. It was particularly bad during the Cultural Revolution, the destruction of traditional Chinese culture.
Gao Xingjian
My experience of Chinese culture is indirect, through echoes. When I approach the cashier at my local Chinese supermarket, they switch to English before I’ve even said a word. They somehow know that I’m not quite Chinese enough.
Gene Luen Yang
It’s a wonderful thing to see a segment of our population that is open and eager to learn more about Chinese culture. It has filtered into the mainstream. You see credit-card ads on TV with white couples and Chinese babies.
Iris Chang
I have two sons in America, and all they care about in Chinese culture is Jackie Chan and Jet Li.
Ang Lee
My wife wanted my children to have some Chinese culture and education. She believes the children need to learn two languages and two cultures.
Jet Li
In Chinese culture, it wouldn’t occur to kids to question or talk back to their parents. In American culture, kids in books, TV shows and movies constantly score points with their snappy back talk. Typically, it’s the parents who need to be taught a life lesson – by their children.
Amy Chua
Putting our ecosystem in great peril is certainly not a part of Chinese culture that I know.
Yao Ming
‘Shan shui’ you can literally translate as ‘mountain and water.’ In traditional Chinese culture, there are a lot of paintings about shan shui, but now we’re talking about a shan-shui city.
Ma Yansong
My sister is dying for us to do ‘Amazing Race’ together. I would do it because we’re very compatible. We’ve traveled the world, and we’re adventurous eaters because of our Chinese culture – unless it comes to bugs.
Julie Chen
Chinese culture in general is not very religious. Confucianism is more a code of ethics than a religion, and ancestor worship is a way for parents to control you even after they’re dead.
David Henry Hwang
Chinese culture has a lot of virtues that are tremendously valuable to not only us as Asian-Americans, but also the world in general.
Martin Yan
The Chinese culture belongs not only to the Chinese but also to the whole world.
Hu Jintao
There’s nothing in Chinese culture that is an equivalent of the geisha. It’s so different, so special to Japan.
Zhang Ziyi