Top 15 Quotes Of Wild Swans Book

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Wild Swans Book Quotes:

If you have love, even plain cold water is sweet.

Jung Chang, Wild Swans

When he asked my grandmother if she would mind being poor, she said she would be happy just to have her daughter and himself: ‘If you have love, even plain water is sweet.

Jung Chang, Wild Swans

I could understand ignorance, but I could not accept its glorification, still less its right to rule.

Jung Chang, Wild Swans

When a man gets power, even his chickens and dogs rise to heaven.

Jung Chang, Wild Swans

As the revolution was made by human beings, it was burdened with their failings.

Jung Chang, Wild Swans

Father is close, Mother is close, but neither is as close as Chairman Mao

Jung Chang, Wild Swans

They verbally attacked each other with Mao’s quotations, making cynical use of his guru-like elusiveness.

Jung Chang, Wild Swans

She was a pious Buddhist and every day in her prayers asked Buddha not ro reincarnate her as a woman.

Jung Chang, Wild Swans

The cult of Mao and the cult of Lei Feng were two faces of the same coin: one was the cult of personality; the other, its essential corollary, was the cult of impersonality

Jung Chang, Wild Swans

They were endowed with the qualities of youth- they were rebellious, fearless, eager to fight for a ‘just cause’, thirsty for adventure and action.

Jung Chang, Wild Swans

According to tradition, my great-grandfather married early, at 14, with a woman six years older. It was considered to be one of the duties of the wife to raise her husband.

Jung Chang, Wild Swans

Every time she went home she found herself being criticized. She was accused of being “too attached to her family,” which was condemned as a “bourgeois habit,” and had to see less and less of her own mother.

Jung Chang, Wild Swans

We in China had been trained not to draw conclusions from facts, but to start with Marxist theories or Mao thoughts or the Party line and to deny, even condemn, the facts that did not suit them. 

Jung Chang, Wild Swans

The idea was that everything personal was political; in fact, henceforth nothing was supposed to be regarded as ‘personal’ or private.

Jung Chang, Wild Swans

Fallowing the custom, my great-grandfather was married young, at fourteen, to a woman six years his senior. It was considered one of the duties of a wife to help bring up her husband.

Jung Chang, Wild Swans

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