"Although my book is banned I am still allowed to go to China and travel. There is no longer the kind of control that Mao used to have-there have been deep fundamental changes in society."
"It is better to travel well than to arrive."Jung Chang on Buddha
"Perhaps travel cannot prevent bigotry, but by demonstrating that all peoples cry, laugh, eat, worry, and die, it can introduce the idea that if we try and understand each other, we may even become friends."Jung Chang on Maya Angelou
"One travels more usefully when alone, because he reflects more."Jung Chang on Thomas Jefferson
"Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us or we find it not."Jung Chang on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"The World is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page."Jung Chang on Saint Augustine
"I like to have Chinese furniture in my home as a constant and painful reminder of how much has been destroyed in China. The contrast between the beauty of the past and the ugliness of the modern is nowhere sharper than in China."
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