"From beginning to end I worried that Ang Lee wouldn't be satisfied with my work. So I worked as hard as I could to earn his trust, because you only get a chance like this once."
"Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none."Zhang Ziyi on William Shakespeare
"For every good reason there is to lie, there is a better reason to tell the truth."Zhang Ziyi on Bo Bennett
"The trust of the innocent is the liar's most useful tool."Zhang Ziyi on Stephen King
"Learning to trust is one of life's most difficult tasks."Zhang Ziyi on Isaac Watts
"Trust yourself. Create the kind of self that you will be happy to live with all your life. Make the most of yourself by fanning the tiny, inner sparks of possibility into flames of achievement."Zhang Ziyi on Golda Meir
"When two people first meet, they can only have a very ordinary kind of friendship. But when you begin to understand each other, when you get close to them, you discover that you're suddenly eager to know him or her even better."
"The atmosphere at my school was very competitive. Young girls were competing with each other every day for status, for leadership, for the affection of the teachers. I hated it."
"Men are different. When they are in love they may also have other girlfriends."
"I wanted to escape so badly. But of course I knew I couldn't just give up and leave school. It was only when I heard my mom's voice that I came out of my hiding place."
"They're not willing to admit that I've also shed blood and tears and often paid dearly for my success. This makes me feel extremely sad."