I don't see America as a mainland, but as a sea, a big ocean. Sometimes a storm arises, a formidable current develops, and it seems it will engulf everything. Wait a moment, another current will appear and bring the first one to naught.
— Jacques Maritain

The avian influenza found in mainland British Columbia poses no significant threat to human health.
John Clifford mainlanders quote

The problem with a lot of Chinese is that they put up divisions between Taiwanese, Hong Kong natives, mainlanders. We are never united. I really hope that the Chinese can be more united.
— Martin Yan

Six months after that, I left Taiwan, first for Hong Kong and then for mainland China, where I spent another three months studying still more Chinese and generally kicking around the country.
— Eric Allin Cornell

But if the Chinese mainland, the PRC, attacked Taiwan, we'd be obligated to come to their aid.
— mainlanders quotation by Fred Thompson