Ai Weiwei Quotes

Ai Weiwei Quotes: The IT people who have made such an effort to know and understand computer technology. They are frustrated that you cannot use Facebook, Twitter and YouTube in China. They are the first to recognize that the situation is terrible.
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Ai Weiwei Quote: My mother became much older when I came out (ed's note: of detention). She had problems with her hearing and high blood pressure. But they still support me.
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Quotes about Ai Weiwei: As a person, I was born to give out my opinions. By giving out my opinions, I realize who I am. As long as I can communicate, I'm not so lonely. If I cannot travel, or do art, or have company, if they take away all my belongings, it doesn't matter at all.
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Quote about Ai Weiwei: I'm an artist who is always looking for what is possible. I'm always looking to extend the boundaries.
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Ai Weiwei Sayings: It's always nice to share your energy with young people, the people who might not have any skills but are simply willing to be a part of it.
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Ai Weiwei Saying: We have to give our opinion, we have to say something, or we are a part of it. As an artist I am forced to say something.
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Sayings about Ai Weiwei: I have to speak out for people around me who are afraid, who think it is not worth it or who have totally given up hope. So I want to set an example: you can do it and this is okay, to speak out.
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Saying about Ai Weiwei: Choices after waking up: To be true or to lie? To take action or be brainwashed? To be free or be jailed?
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Ai Weiwei Quotes: Stupidity can win for a moment, but it can never really succeed because the nature of humans is to seek freedom. Rulers can delay that freedom, but they cannot stop it.
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Ai Weiwei Quote: Warhol came from an ordinary family and he had a profound understanding about capitalism and material culture. He was probably one of the few Western artists - or artists from the United States - that could be considered a true product of his time and brought out that kind of spirit of the culture.
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Quotes about Ai Weiwei: If I walk on the street, if I go to a restaurant, people come to me and say:
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Quote about Ai Weiwei: Individual; that means he has his own special way to communicate, which creates the form of him. In the information age, this expression and communication has become so different.
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Ai Weiwei Sayings: I was in the most restricted prison in China, the most tough. The design of the prison is modeled for internal crimes of the Communist party, so it's like a mafia family's law. It's independent to the law this nation openly applies. It's the place they take you before they give you over to the judicial system. You stay there for a year or two and they make you really suffer to confess everything.
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Ai Weiwei Saying: This week, the world gathers in Beijing for the 2008 Olympic games. This is the extraordinary moment China has been dreaming of for 100 years. People have been longing for this moment, because it symbolises a turning point in China's relationship with the outside world.
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Sayings about Ai Weiwei: Being an artist is more of a mindset, a way of seeing things; it is no longer so much about producing something.
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Saying about Ai Weiwei: I always thought that in modern history Chinese people are like a dish of sand, never really close together. But I think a dish of sand is a good metaphor because we have the Internet. We don't have to be physically united. You can be an individual and have your own set of values but join others in certain struggles. There is nothing more powerful than that.
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Ai Weiwei Quotes: I think it's a responsibility for any artist to protect freedom of expression and to use any way to extend this power.
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Ai Weiwei Quote: Twitter is most suitable for me. In the Chinese language, 140 characters is a novella,
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