Ai Qing Quotes

Aì Q?ng (Chinese: ??; pinyin: Aì Q?ng; Wade–Giles: Ai Ch'ing; born Ji?ng Zhènghán (Chinese: ???; pinyin: Ji?ng Zhènghán) and styled Ji?ng H?ichéng (Chinese: ???; pinyin: Ji?ng H?ichéng); March 27, 1910 – May 5, 1996), is regarded as one of the finest modern Chinese poets. He was known under his pen names Línbì (Chinese: ??; pinyin: Línbì), Kè'? (Chinese: ??; pinyin: Kè'?) and Éji? (Chinese: ??; pinyin: Éji?)

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Ai Qing


I love the sound of the distant bugle call in the countryside in early morning I love to be pushed in busy crowds I love the sound of gongs and trumpets along the streets I love circus performances I even wish to die in this moment of glorious encounter.

Ai Qing


“Often my creative life has seemed like a long tunnel, dark and damp. And sometimes I wondered whether I could live through it. But I did!”

Ai Qing


Without movement there is no Life...We should use our energy to the fullest.

Ai Qing