Quotes by Xinran

"No one likes crying, but tears water our souls."
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"Everybody says women are like water. I think it's because water is the source of life, and it adapts itself to its environment. Like women, water also gives of itself wherever it goes to nurture life...."
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"The more you read, the more you want to know, and so the more questions you have."
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"I received no praise for the rescue of this girl, only criticism for "moving the troops about and stirring up the people" and wasting the radio station's time and money. I was shaken by these complaints. A young girl had been in danger and yet going to her rescue was seen as "exhausting the people and draining the treasury". Just what was a woman's life worth in China?"
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"The way we understand both our present and our future depends on what we have lived through."
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Books by Xinran

  • Motherbridge of Love
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  • September 1st 2013 by Barefoot Books

    (first published September 1st 2007)

Xinran
  • Xinran

  • Date of birth: January 01, 1958
  • Born: in Beijing, China.

  • Description: Xue Xinran, who usually writes as simply "Xinran", was a radio broadcaster in China before moving to Great Britain and beginning to publish books. She currently writes as a columnist.

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