Best Quotes of 2011.
“Teehee” – Youtube star Ryan Higa. Yes, this has been around before this year. No, it has not gotten old.
“I’m proud of my Asian American heritage and being able to blend the two cultures together and to learn from each is fulfilling. I feel the values and traits of my Japanese ancestors have been instilled in me through my parents and grandparents, and I know their sacrifices paved the way for me to live the American dream.” – Kristi Yamaguchi, Olympic Gold Medalist, in celebration of Asian Pacific American Heritage Monthin May of 2011.
“Daaad! You embarrasing me!… I still love you though.” – Kevin Jumba while competing alongside his Dad on CBS’s Amazing Race.
“Clearly the original video posted by me was inappropriate. I cannot explain what possessed me to approach the subject as I did, and if I could undo it, I would. I’d like to offer my apology to the entire UCLA campus. For those who cannot find it within them to accept my apology, I understand.” – ex-UCLA student Alexandra Wallace after posting a video of herself ranting against “hordes” of Asian students on YouTube went viral.
“People. Stop telling me I’ll appreciate it more if I read the damn book. If I can’t watch two hours of it, why would I read 300 pages of the damn thing, huh?” — Korean American comedian David So of DavidSoComedy on Twilight: Breaking Dawn.