Bai Ling quotes
“- Tuptim: I remember my first rice festival. People come from everywhere to see the king. He bless all crops and it begin to rain. I think he was a God.
- Anna Leonowens: And now?
- Tuptim: He is also a man.”
“I'm one of the best actresses. One day I will win an Oscar.”
“I think I'm like a free spirit.”
“If love was a choice, who would ever choose such exquisite pain?”
“- Tuptim: How did Mem survive?
- Anna Leonowens: The same way you will. One awful day at a time.”
“- Shen Yuelin: You come from a country where the infant mortality rate is higher than ours!
- Jack Moore: The reason, you know, is that we don't delete the records!”
“If you plead not guilty, you will be sentenced to death. And, unlike in your country, Mr. Moore, sentences are carried out within a week. You will be shot, and the cost of the bullet will be billed to your family.”
“- Jack Moore: Why are you doing this?
- Shen Yuelin: I am doing this because I do not wish to be silent any more.”
“Remember, everything is different now. Now you have someone on the other side of the world who is family. You will always have a family.”