Quotes of The Week

PUBLISHED : Saturday, 16 February, 2008, 12:00am
UPDATED : Saturday, 16 February, 2008, 12:00am

After all, the 10th anniversary celebrations and similar anniversary celebrations only happen once every 10 years or so.

Mr Justice Andrew Cheung Kui-nung, in dismissing a judicial review in relation to the turning away of hundreds of Falun Gong protesters in the run-up to the 10th anniversary last year

I am not gonna, you know, use the Olympics as an opportunity to express my opinions to the Chinese people in a public way 'cause I do it all the time with the president ... America is trapped in this notion that we care about human life.

US President George W. Bush, when asked about an international human rights campaign linking the Beijing Olympics to the killings in Darfur

I admit that I was too naive and silly but now I have grown up.

Gillian Chung Yan-tung, half of the Canto-pop duo Twins, apologising for the celebrity scandal involving sex photos

Do you want our Chinese women? We can give you 10 million ... We have too many women and they have a way of doing things. They give birth to too many children.

From newly released transcripts of late Communist Party chairman and self-styled feminist pioneer Mao Zedong , who offered Chinese women to former US secretary of state Henry Kissinger during a 1973 meeting as a means to boost Sino-US trade

 

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