"Men are different. When they are in love they may also have other girlfriends."
"It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men."Zhang Ziyi on Frederick Douglass
"I, with a deeper instinct, choose a man who compels my strength, who makes enormous demands on me, who does not doubt my courage or my toughness, who does not believe me naive or innocent, who has the courage to treat me like a woman."Zhang Ziyi on Anais Nin
"Men always want to be a woman's first love - women like to be a man's last romance."Zhang Ziyi on Oscar Wilde
"Without feelings of respect, what is there to distinguish men from beasts?"Zhang Ziyi on Confucius
"Man becomes great exactly in the degree in which he works for the welfare of his fellow-men."Zhang Ziyi on Mahatma Gandhi
"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."
"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."
"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."