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East Asia Quotes

We’ve collected the best East Asia Quotes from the greatest minds of the world: Michael Mandelbaum, Martin Jacques, Fidel Castro, Alice Roberts, William C. Kirby. Use them as an inspiration.

It is not an accident that developing countriesvirtually the whole of East Asia, for exampleview the role of the state in a far more interventionist way than does the Anglo-Saxon world. Laissez-faire and free markets are the favoured means of the powerful and privileged.
The era when the United States was the dominant global power is steadily coming to an end, and it must find a way of acknowledging this and framing its ambitions and interests accordingly. Instead of claiming the right to continuing primacy in east Asia, for example, it should seek to share that primacy with China.
England was the first true colonial power to use its dominion over a large part of Africa, the Middle East, Asia, Australia, North America, and many Caribbean islands, in the first half of the 20th century.
Autumn is much redder in North America and east Asia than it is in northern Europe, and this can’t be explained by temperature differences alone. These areas also have a greater proportion of ancient tree lineages surviving: trees have gone extinct at a higher rate in Europe compared with those other areas.
East Asia has prospered since the end of the Vietnam War, and Northeast Asia has prospered since the end of the Korean War in a way that seems unimaginable when you think of the history of the first half of the century.
William C. Kirby
The reason was the failure of both Japan and China to understand each other and the inability of America and the European powers to sympathize, without prejudice, with the peoples of East Asia.
Most Americans, I think, know very little about East Asia or Southeast Asia. American businesspeople who have been here, they are very knowledgeable about this area, but the average American? No.
Our North East region will prosper when it is better connected to South East Asia, and when the North East becomes our bridge to South East Asia, we will be closer to realising our hopes for India and ASEAN ties.
The fact that the Bush administration, and those in Europe who have followed its 9/11-inspired agenda, somehow believe that the future of the world is being played out in the Middle East and Central Asia rather than East Asia has only served to accelerate China’s rise and the U.S.’s decline.
TSG is competing with Middle East, East Asia and Europe in offering prices that are either lower or at par with these markets.
Priya Sachdev
Taiwan matters because of its vital role in spreading democracy in East Asia. Taiwan matters because of its strategic importance to promote peace in the Pacific region.
Annette Lu
The European Tour plays all over the world: from the U.K. to China, from Korea to South Africa, and from the Middle East to southeast Asia.
So much of our attention is trained on the Middle East these days, but we cannot ignore East Asia.
What we have to do is make our way in Asia ourselves with an independent foreign policy. Our future is basically in the region around us in South East Asia.
In 1992, India launched the India-Asian partnership and by 2005 we were members of the East Asia Summit.
Subrahmanyam Jaishankar
Brunei Darussalam is one of the oldest kingdoms in South East Asia.
Hassanal Bolkiah
Eurasia is the world’s axial supercontinent. A power that dominated Eurasia would exercise decisive influence over two of the world’s three most economically productive regions: Western Europe and East Asia.
If U.S. mistakes in the Middle East helped Putin raise Russia‘s global profile, China’s missteps and hubris in East and Southeast Asia, once called Indo-China, have opened up new spaces for India’s profile to be raised.
In the end I got a major newspaper in South East Asia to buy a whistleblower’s account for a ludicrous bunch of money. Off I toddled, published the story, which the newspaper didn’t dare do in the end and then of course I was unleashed into a rollercoaster of denial and backlash.
The United States depends on South Korea and Japan to help promote American values in East Asia.
Latin America has much richer resources. You’d expect it to be far more advanced than East Asia, but it had the disadvantage of being under imperialist wings.
I had siblings from South Asia, from East Asia, from depressed communities around America, and you know, we’d have long conversations.
Because pandemics almost always begin with the transmission of an animal microbe to a human, it’s work that takes me all around the globe – from rain forest hunting camps of central Africa to wild animal markets of east Asia.
My vision is to make Seoul the center of East Asia in terms of economy, culture and tourism.
Chung Mong-joon