M. Butterfly

Quotations

Ambassador Toulon: The Americans always love to hear how welcome they are.

Song Liling: Please come back. My audiences miss the white devil in their midst.

Song Liling: The days I spent with you were the only days I ever truly existed.

Rene: Our world is changing. We French lost our war in Indochina because we failed to learn about the people we sought to lead. It’s natural, therefore -correct, even – that they should resent us. How could they do otherwise, when we refused to treat them like fellow human beings?