Quotes by Ai Weiwei

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Without freedom of speech, there is no modern world, just a barbaric one.

Freedom of SpeechAi Weiwei, Oktober 2009
 
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A nation that has no music and no fairytales is a tragedy.

FairytalesAi Weiwei
 
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Censorship is saying: "I'm the one who says the last sentence. Whatever you say, the conclusion is mine." But the internet is like a tree that is growing. The people will always have the last word - even if someone has a very weak, quiet voice.

Censorship, InternetAi Weiwei
 
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Everyone wants an iPhone, but it would be impossible to design an iPhone in China because it's not a product; it's an understanding of human nature.

iPhonesAi Weiwei
 
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We see the tendency in the world to criticise democracy and sometimes even to say that authoritarian countries like China are more efficient. That is very short-sighted. China looks efficient only because it can sacrifice most people's rights. This is not something the west should be happy about.

ChinaAi Weiwei
 
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