"Critics of the arts try too hard to meet the entertainment needs of the audience. This approach has already proved harmful in the past."
Zhong Chengxiang, Chairman of the newly founded Association of Chinese Critics
"Contemporary art is becoming more and more popular among young Chinese collectors. There is great potential as contemporary art becomes more affordable for young collectors."
Evelyn Lin, head of contemporary Asian art at Sotheby's, at the preview of an auction in Beijing on June 1
"Teenagers'—especially girls'—ability to protect themselves is sadly lacking in a society that tends to think of itself as sexually conservative. Reports of sex crimes are on the rise. If girls were properly educated about sexual assault, a large number of these crimes would never occur."
Ye Xingtong, a journalist and a volunteer from the Girls' Protection Project under the China Social Assistance Foundation
"I really enjoyed taking part in the film. I am honored to be part of such a splendid production, especially since the Transformers were among my favorite cartoon characters when I was a kid."
Professional boxer Zou Shiming, confirming his guest appearance in the upcoming science fiction action film Transformers: Age of Extinction