Chinese workers are not forced into factories because of our insatiable desire for iPods. They choose to leave their homes in order to earn money, to learn new skills, and to see the world.

— Leslie T. Chang

The most surprising Leslie T. Chang quotes that are glad to read

A person cannot grow up through happiness.

Happiness makes a person shallow. It is only through suffering that we grow up, transform, and come to a better understanding of life.


Just because a person spends her time making a piece of something does not mean that she becomes that - a piece of something.


The past has been there all along, reminding us: This time--maybe, hopefully, against all odds, we will get it right.