Top 1019 Quotes & Sayings by South Korean Authors

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Sustainable development is the pathway to the future we want for all. It offers a framework to generate economic growth, achieve social justice, exercise environmental stewardship and strengthen governance.
I've always felt like I needed to experience some type of anguish in order to feel productive as an artist.
If you are someone's emergency contact - you are their person, and they are your person - there is work involved. — © Mary H.K. Choi
If you are someone's emergency contact - you are their person, and they are your person - there is work involved.
Cooking is not a craft to get into for money. The money may come, or it may not. But you must get into it for the craft and the culture.
Transparency increases credibility and accountability.
I just want to be a normal person.
My favourite place in South Korea is Jeju Island: it's a tropical paradise with sandy beaches, turquoise waters, and the magnificent Geomunoreum lava tube system of underground caves.
Creating and producing creative work, to me, those are all happy accidents.
You have to believe in yourself, challenge yourself, and push yourself until the very end; that's the only way you'll succeed.
I feel like an alien sometimes, where I don't feel like I belong anywhere.
I'm not a huge fan of horror movies, but I like a few within the genre.
There is real power in seeing yourself as a hero. Because then you believe that you can do anything.
At the end of the day, it's a business about fighters and a business about people. This is our philosophy. — © Scott Coker
At the end of the day, it's a business about fighters and a business about people. This is our philosophy.
Lack of money is no obstacle. Lack of an idea is an obstacle.
My style varies on my mood or the weather of the day.
The point of revenge is not in the completion but in the process.
There are many ways to push for much-needed reforms: One way is to make a donation. It doesn't matter much whether you contribute publicly or in a private way - either way is good. What matters is your true intention.
I want to play football until my body says, 'You can't run anymore: you're dead.'
The invention of the printing press was one of the most important events in human history.
Peace is what enables development and is critical in providing opportunities to young people. Efforts to preserve peace are absolutely vital in bringing prosperity and hope for the future.
We can't afford to lose all that we've built from the ashes of the Korean War.
I can sleep anywhere. I can fall asleep standing up, literally anywhere.
When you try to do everything perfectly, it gets very tiring.
We've definitely had our share of ups and downs as a group, and there were times we've faced some pretty big challenges, but we were able to get through these times, which allowed our bond to grow stronger.
I don't believe complete assimilation is possible, at least not for anyone who has an active, open mind. Every step, every entry into the flows of existence can be seen as a beginning, a commencement of a brand new way of seeing oneself in the world. This is the case for everyone.
When something is delicious, it's zero calories.
The world's most famous and popular language is music.
Although you may get exhausted sometimes, you can still get over it if you have people around you who give you warm words.
I like kind of the rugged bohemian kind of look.
People assume that I'm girly. But people who know me say I'm more boyish.
You have to figure out how you can step forward and affect your own life. I think that sense of empowerment is actually really positive, specifically for the young generation because they've been bystanders in their own lives for a while.
I would describe my style as comfortable and casual.
I am a permanent legal resident of this country, I was born in Korea; my parents came to America for a better life for our family, I've lived here nearly my whole life, and even though I consider myself through and through Korean and American, I guess when it comes down to it, anyone can take away my identity. It doesn't belong to me.
Honestly, Korean beauty standards are harsh. People are even putting pressure on non-celebrities to be super skinny, and the standards of thinness are just getting worse.
There is as much wisdom in listening as there is in speaking - and that goes for all relationships, not just romantic ones.
I think electricity will create a new world. I feel like the world will change a lot with electricity, and I wonder how it will change, it's scary, and it's going to be fun. I think there are so many things to think about when it comes to electric cars.
The overall concept of 'Only You' is a reflection on the illusion of love, how we confront, understand and manifest our self identities within relationships.
Be yourself. Create your own unique style. — © Kim Tae-hyung
Be yourself. Create your own unique style.
I just want to say, don't be afraid, believe in yourself, whatever comes your way you have to experience it to really know what that is. So if you have too much fear inside you may let go of certain opportunities or chances, so trust in yourself and stick with it.
No matter how good you think you are as a leader, my goodness, the people around you will have all kinds of ideas for how you can get better. So for me, the most fundamental thing about leadership is to have the humility to continue to get feedback and to try to get better - because your job is to try to help everybody else get better.
The endgame is peaceful reunification of the Korean peninsula.
Bullying is so common that it's viewed as almost 'normal,' but it should never be.
I want to work with a wide range of genres because it gives each film a different cinematic energy.
I have a complex feeling about genre. I love it, but I hate it at the same time. I have the urge to make audiences thrill with the excitement of a genre, but I also try to betray and destroy the expectations placed on that genre.
We lean on each other when we are going through hard days. We are a family.
Life is tough, and things don't always work out well, but we should be brave and go on with our lives.
In human life, economics precedes politics or culture.
Less make-up is better, and it's always better to let your natural beauty shine. Essentially, be happy with your appearance. — © Park Shin-hye
Less make-up is better, and it's always better to let your natural beauty shine. Essentially, be happy with your appearance.
Actors always want to play the villain role at least once in their life.
I learned playing cello in 'Cantabile' and Go in 'Reply 1988.' In 'Moonlight Drawn by Clouds,' I learned horse riding and Geomungo. It's fun to learn new things.
The biggest competition is myself. I am not looking to follow others or pull them down. I'm planning to test my own boundaries.
Don't be a fish; be a frog. Swim in the water and jump when you hit ground.
From the traditional point of view, I am not handsome.
Honestly, I think people change after meeting someone you love.
Everyone has different sides to them, and we're constantly changing.
I think I am a conservative, not-so-cool kind of guy.
My life is actually empty, so I feel like I'm lying to everyone by pretending to be happy on the outside.
I don't know if this is because I'm a bit too old, but it is true that I'm getting insensible about romance recently. I'm very used to being alone now, and I don't think that's not half bad.
I used to be very shy. I hated going to a new classroom and having to make new friends, meet new teachers, and adjust to a new environment.
Whatever I lack in size and strength and speed, I kind of make up for in being grittier. When it comes to something like basketball I'm definitely not the best guy on the court, but I love elbowing and pushing people out or boxing them out.
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