"So when I do Chinese cooking, I mix everything together, then the kids have to eat their vegetables. They won't have the patience to pick them out."
"Even a happy life cannot be without a measure of darkness, and the word happy would lose its meaning if it were not balanced by sadness. It is far better take things as they come along with patience and equanimity."Martin Yan on Carl Jung
"Never cut a tree down in the wintertime. Never make a negative decision in the low time. Never make your most important decisions when you are in your worst moods. Wait. Be patient. The storm will pass. The spring will come."Martin Yan on Robert H. Schuller
"Patience, persistence and perspiration make an unbeatable combination for success."Martin Yan on Napoleon Hill
"We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world."Martin Yan on Helen Keller
"How poor are they that have not patience! What wound did ever heal but by degrees?"Martin Yan on William Shakespeare
"I think being famous is more of a hindrance, a constraint, than just letting yourself be free."
"If I could only have one type of food with me, I would bring soy sauce. The reason being that if I have soy sauce, I can flavor a lot of things."
"I normally don't eat junk food."
"I don't like to waste anything. Any food left over from the night before is always eaten the next day."
"As long as the food is well prepared and not overdone, I think it tastes good. It doesn't matter if it's Chinese, Japanese, anything."