Koreans Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 59 Quotes About Koreans

#1. I respect the Japanese and especially like their execution and communication styles. Unlike the Koreans, they will not hit you from behind. - Author: Terry Gou
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#2. The South Koreans treated me well. I could not bear to imagine their reaction if they'd known I'd grown up in the bosom of their archenemy. At times this felt surreal. We were all Koreans, sharing the same language and culture, yet we were technically at war. I - Author: Hyeonseo Lee
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#3. It was this: Blue, teetering on the edge of offense, saying, I don't understand why you keep saying such awful things about Koreans. About yourself. And Henry saying, I will do it before anyone else can. It is the only way to not be angry all of the time. - Author: Maggie Stiefvater
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#4. The city of 500,000 is wedged between a granite spine of mountains zigzagging up and down the coast and the Sea of Japan, which Koreans call the East Sea. - Author: Barbara Demick
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#5. The Republicans finally got some good news over the weekend. The North Koreans set off a nuclear bomb. Thank God. It was so powerful it knocked the Mark Foley story right off the front page. And knocked him off the page he was on, too. - Author: Jay Leno
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#6. I have nothing against the North Koreans but this Kim Jong Un has got a screw loose. A member of his cabinet, his security minister, nods off, falls sleep. We've all done it. Kim Jong Un takes the guy out and has him executed, just for just falling asleep. Oh, and he was also deflating footballs. - Author: David Letterman
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#7. The point is, once they have a missile that can hit the United States, we are now back in the kind of game we used to worry about with the Soviet Union, only the Soviet Union was more mature about this whole thing than I think the North Koreans will be. - Author: Lawrence Eagleburger
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#8. Because of the Korean free trade agreement, South Koreans who want Oregon blueberries are gonna see their prices go down because we will be getting rid of a 45 percent tariff on this Oregon product. - Author: Ron Wyden
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#9. Koreans are hilarious. - Author: Bobby Lee
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#10. All the POWs worked hard for their captors, the North Koreans. We had been told that if we worked hard, we would be treated fairly. Instead, we were exploited. - Author: Young-Bok Yoo
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#11. There's no escape for us. We are like mice trapped in a dungeon of wildcats.We are Koreans; we are cursed race and there is no hope for us as long as the Japanese are around. - Author: Sook Nyul Choi
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#12. People say mountains change in about ten years. If something as stubborn and mammoth as a mountain can change in a decade, the hearts of ordinary North Koreans can change. I'm sure of it. I'm living proof." --Ha Young, a North Korean defector - Author: Jieun Baek
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#13. Sarah Palin gave a speech in South Korea. Just what the Koreans needed: Two crazy dictators in fashionable lady's glasses. - Author: Conan O'Brien
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#14. We are hopeful that the North Koreans can show a little bit more realism, a little bit more flexibility. - Author: Mitchell Reiss
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#15. We kids feared many things in those days - werewolves, dentists, North Koreans, Sunday School - but they all paled in comparison with Brussels sprouts. - Author: Dave Barry
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#16. We would welcome that, but it's going to require a commitment on the part of the North Koreans to denuclearizing the Korean Peninsula and pursuing a stable relationship with their neighbors. Instead, we've seen a lot of provocations and a flouting of international norms and obligations. - Author: Josh Earnest
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#17. The suits love their numbers, Malone thinks. This new management breed of cops are like the sabermetrics baseball people. They believe the numbers say it all, and when the numbers don't say what they want them to, they massage them like Koreans on Eighth Avenue until they get a happy ending. - Author: Don Winslow
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#18. We see North Koreans as automatons, goose-steeping at parades, doing mass gymnastics with fixed smiles on their faces - but beneath all that, real life goes on with the same complexity of human emotion as anywhere else. - Author: Barbara Demick
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#19. We must work with the Australians, the South Koreans, the Japanese and the Filipinos to contain China. And then we must ask for their support and their help with North Korea. Because believe it or not, China is as concerned about Kim Jong-Un as we are. - Author: Carly Fiorina
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#20. I wish that they had the freedoms like the Japanese and the Koreans and the Mexicans and everybody else that has that freedom to come over here and play the game, because I know Cuba has a very strong baseball history. - Author: Rafael Palmeiro
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#21. To Koreans on the other side, we care about your freedom. - Author: Kim Young-sam
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#22. In Toronto and Los Angeles, too, there are a lot of Koreans - Koreatown, Korean markets. I feel like I'm at home and very comfortable. - Author: Kim Yuna
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#23. For example, the use of chemical weapons [in Syria]- some on the Democrat side have said well, this encourages the North Koreans to use chemical weapons against our troops. - Author: Rand Paul
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#24. The Berlin Wall fell because the East Germans saw the West had more. The Koreans don't like the Japanese and try to prove to them that they are worth more in the industrial arena. - Author: Stef Wertheimer
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#25. For a long time, just skating in the Olympics had been my goal because not many Koreans had done it. - Author: Kim Yuna
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#26. In 1991, few North Koreans had ever used a telephone. You had to go to a post office to make a phone call. - Author: Barbara Demick
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#27. Charity begins with a full stomach," the North Koreans like to say; you can't feed somebody else's kids if your own are starving. When - Author: Barbara Demick
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#28. The North Koreans have gained, or bought, a lot of time through the six-party-talks framework to pursue their own agenda. - Author: Lee Myung-bak
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#29. South Koreans who have seen and praised the mass games should remember the hardship of tearful children. Teachers drive them hard with curses and orders to repeat and repeat. When the children return home in the evening, they can hardly walk. - Author: Kim Il-sung
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#30. The format's better because it gives us a much stronger hand to play when going to the North Koreans unified, with our allies and partners in the region, all of us saying the same thing: telling them their current course is unacceptable. - Author: Mitchell Reiss
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#31. By 1979, Chinese people were poorer, on average, than North Koreans. I mean, your average per-capita income in China that year was one third of sub-Saharan Africa's. - Author: Evan Osnos
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#32. The poor Americans are so busy defending the rights of Hindus in Pakistan, Moslems in India, Jews in Palestine, Koreans in Japan, Italians in Yugoslavia and Hungarians in Czechoslovakia that they simply cannot give a thought to Negroes in the United States. - Author: George Mikes
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#33. Televisions and radios are locked on government frequencies - it is a serious crime to listen to a foreign broadcast. As a result, North Koreans think that they live in the best country in the world and that, as difficult as their lives may be, everybody else has it much worse. - Author: Barbara Demick
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#34. The biggest thing I don't like about New York are the foreigners. You can walk an entire block in Times Square and not hear anybody speaking English. Asians and Koreans and Vietnamese and Indians and Russians and Spanish people and everything up there. How the hell did they get in this country? - Author: John Rocker
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#35. The Marines in Korea never feared 'friendly fire' or artillery coming from the South Koreans - from their allies - like they did later in Vietnam, fighting with the South Vietnamese. The Koreans could be trusted. - Author: David Douglas Duncan
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#36. You've got the North Koreans building weapons; you got the Iranians building weapons. You've got - the Pakistanis already have at least 100 nuclear weapons. Do you think there's any serious effort in this country to come to grips with that? - Author: Newt Gingrich
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#37. Wherever Koreans are, they set up a church. - Author: Sandra Oh
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#38. When I was growing up, we were taught in school that North Koreans, and especially the North Korean leadership, were all devils. - Author: Park Chan-wook
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#39. I would not suggest the U.S. should sit down with the North Koreans bilaterally immediately after they've fired missiles - because the appearance is that you reward bad behavior. But if North Korea behaves for some period of time, I would pretty much favor direct talks. - Author: Richard Armitage
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#40. The popularity of figure skating has increased tremendously, and Koreans have a huge interest in figure skaters - not only me, other international skaters as well. - Author: Kim Yuna
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#41. Well, your God is silent and sleeping while the Japanese are busy torturing and killing us Koreans. We are as helpless as flies and it is getting worse as the war goes on. - Author: Sook Nyul Choi
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#42. National partition is a sorrow that touches all Koreans, but for me it is brought to the fore by unimaginable personal suffering. - Author: Park Geun-hye
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#43. People tend to overlook the fact that North Korea's economy collapsed at about the same time as South Koreans lost faith in their own state. The late 1980s and early 1990s were a time when South Koreans were questioning the very legitimacy of their republic. - Author: Brian Reynolds Myers
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#44. In the Bronx, you have the southern Italians; in Queens, the Greeks, Koreans and Chinese; in Brooklyn, the Jewish community; and in Harlem, the Hispanics - all with their own markets. - Author: Daniel Boulud
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#45. Basically, Koreans are the Marlboro Men of Asia. - Author: Euny Hong
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#46. Sony has canceled the big Seth Rogen movie, 'The Interview.' North Koreans hacked their email so Sony said, 'Now we can't show anybody the movie.' I'm disappointed. I think this is the wrong thing to do. And I hear in the film Meryl Streep is great as Kim Jong Un. - Author: Conan O'Brien
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#47. When North Koreans cross the border into China, they are stunned to learn that the Chinese can afford to eat rice daily, sometimes for three meals daily. - Author: Barbara Demick
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#48. I saw the various museum displays including scenes of torture while feeling heartfelt remorse and sorrow over the great pain and suffering inflicted on South Koreans by Japan's colonial rule, - Author: Junichiro Koizumi
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#49. The North Koreans or Chinese may have a million men in uniform but it's about how you perform. - Author: Philip Hammond
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#50. Again, I think we have much greater diplomatic weight by having all of us sit on the same side of the table wanting the same thing, and putting it to the North Koreans. - Author: Mitchell Reiss
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#51. As North Koreans, we were innocent in a way that I cannot fully explain. - Author: Yeonmi Park
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#52. All these people - both the Japanese and the Koreans - are fucked because they keep thinking about the group. But here's the truth: There's no such thing as a benevolent leader. - Author: Min Jin Lee
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#53. Some day, somebody is going to have to start talking about what happens to us all a decade from now if we let these North Koreans and the Iranians go forward with their nuclear weapons program. - Author: Lawrence Eagleburger
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#54. I used to joke that I came to England - not to the U.S. where most Koreans go - because I like Arthur Conan Doyle and Agatha Christie. - Author: Ha-Joon Chang
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#55. I remember meeting a mother of a child who was abducted by the North Koreans right here in the Oval Office. - Author: George W. Bush
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#56. I have had a great deal of interaction with Koreans and feel a fairly strong bond with Korea. - Author: Joichi Ito
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#57. It's frightening to think about more sanctions. When I've met North Koreans in China, they've said to me, 'You have no idea how difficult our lives are. We live like dogs.' They wake up in the morning wondering what they're going to eat for dinner. - Author: Barbara Demick
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#58. On average, the Chinese, Koreans, and Japanese are more similar to each other and are different from Australians, Israelis and the Swedes, who in turn are similar to each other and are different from Nigerians, Kenyans, and Jamaicans. - Author: J. Philippe Rushton
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#59. North Koreans were indoctrinated from birth to believe that their lives were meaningless, that they existed only to serve the State, the Revolution, and the Great Leader. - Author: Max Brooks
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