Five Empowering Sayings By Asian Authors

    Asian sayings

    “Like Abraham Lincoln and Roosevelt, or the famous Napoleon, Asia has its fair share of great female authors whose quotes dance on the lips of those that have interacted with their authored materials. These quotes condemn, critic, encourage, and rejuvenate strength where the arrays of hope seem to be dim.”

    Tehmina Durrani

    “I found an inner strength to fight for myself. It was clear that nobody else would.”

    Amy Tan

    Luck is in every part of China. Many Chinese stores and restaurants have the word ‘luck’ in their names. The idea is that, just by using the word ‘luck’ in names of things, you can attract more of it. I think that’s true in my life as well. You attract luck because you go after it.


    Mitsuye Yamada

    “We need to raise our voices a little more, even if they say to us, “this is so uncharacteristic of you,” invisibility is not a natural state for anyone.”

    Joy Kogawa

    “People who talk a lot about their victimization make me uncomfortable. It’s as if they use their suffering as weapons or badges of some kind.”

    Manju Kapur

    Manju Kapur’s most spread activism quote, “Feminism is small revolutions every day.”


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