Lee Kuan Yew Quotes

Top 48 wise famous quotes and sayings by Lee Kuan Yew

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Lee Kuan Yew quotes: If Singapore is a nanny state, then I am proud to have fostered one. If Singapore is a nanny state, then I am proud to have fostered one.
Lee Kuan Yew quotes: I believe that life is a process of continuous change and a constant struggle to make that change one for the better. I believe that life is a process of continuous change and a constant struggle to make that change one for the better.
Lee Kuan Yew quotes: Every person, genius or moron, has a right to reproduce himself. Every person, genius or moron, has a right to reproduce himself.
Lee Kuan Yew quotes: I would not score very highly on religious value. I would not score very highly on religious value.
Lee Kuan Yew quotes: Rest on laurels? I wish I could do that. No, you rest when you're dead Rest on laurels? I wish I could do that. No, you rest when you're dead
Lee Kuan Yew quotes: As you solve one set of problems, new ones appear. That is part of the nature of life. As you solve one set of problems, new ones appear. That is part of the nature of life.
Lee Kuan Yew quotes: I always tried to be correct, not politically correct. I always tried to be correct, not politically correct.
Lee Kuan Yew quotes: I do not yet know of a man who became a leader as a result of having undergone a leadership course. I do not yet know of a man who became a leader as a result of having undergone a leadership course.
Lee Kuan Yew quotes: If you want to reach your goals and dreams, you cannot do it without discipline If you want to reach your goals and dreams, you cannot do it without discipline
Lee Kuan Yew quotes: Without the elected president and if there is a freak result, within two or three years, the army would have to come in and stop it Without the elected president and if there is a freak result, within two or three years, the army would have to come in and stop it
Lee Kuan Yew quotes: You take a poll of any people. What is it they want? The right to write an editorial as you like? They want homes, medicine, jobs, schools. You take a poll of any people. What is it they want? The right to write an editorial as you like? They want homes, medicine, jobs, schools.
Lee Kuan Yew quotes: If you can't think because you can't chew, try a banana. If you can't think because you can't chew, try a banana.
Lee Kuan Yew quotes: You marry a non-graduate, then you are going to worry if your son or daughter is going to make it to the university. You marry a non-graduate, then you are going to worry if your son or daughter is going to make it to the university.
Lee Kuan Yew quotes: what they had endured what they had endured
Lee Kuan Yew quotes: Between being loved and being feared, I have always believed Machiavelli was right. If nobody is afraid of me, I'm meaningless. Between being loved and being feared, I have always believed Machiavelli was right. If nobody is afraid of me, I'm meaningless.
Lee Kuan Yew quotes: Having an education is one thing, being educated is another. Having an education is one thing, being educated is another.
Lee Kuan Yew quotes: I'm not saying that everything I did was right, but everything I did was for an honourable purpose. I'm not saying that everything I did was right, but everything I did was for an honourable purpose.
Lee Kuan Yew quotes: You either use the Internet or you are backward. You either use the Internet or you are backward.
Lee Kuan Yew quotes: I am ... a realist. The magnitude of what one terms license or civil liberties or personal freedom has got to be adjusted to the circumstances. I am ... a realist. The magnitude of what one terms license or civil liberties or personal freedom has got to be adjusted to the circumstances.
Lee Kuan Yew quotes: Even from my sick bed, even if you are going to lower me into the grave and I feel something is going wrong, I will get up. Even from my sick bed, even if you are going to lower me into the grave and I feel something is going wrong, I will get up.
Lee Kuan Yew quotes: Start with putting three of your friends to jail. You definitely know what for, and people will believe you Start with putting three of your friends to jail. You definitely know what for, and people will believe you
Lee Kuan Yew quotes: The problem is to keep the monkey mind from running off into all kinds of thoughts. The problem is to keep the monkey mind from running off into all kinds of thoughts.
Lee Kuan Yew quotes: If you are going to lower me into the grave, and I feel something is wrong, I will get up. If you are going to lower me into the grave, and I feel something is wrong, I will get up.
Lee Kuan Yew quotes: Now if democracy will not work for the Russians, a white Christian people, can we assume that it will naturally work with Asians? Now if democracy will not work for the Russians, a white Christian people, can we assume that it will naturally work with Asians?
Lee Kuan Yew quotes: If you deprive yourself of outsourcing and your competitors do not, you're putting yourself out of business. If you deprive yourself of outsourcing and your competitors do not, you're putting yourself out of business.
Lee Kuan Yew quotes: The same law applies to me. Nobody has sued me for libel because I do not defame my enemies. The same law applies to me. Nobody has sued me for libel because I do not defame my enemies.
Lee Kuan Yew quotes: The Japanese high command recognised the sexual needs of the men and provided for them. As a consequence, rape was not frequent. The Japanese high command recognised the sexual needs of the men and provided for them. As a consequence, rape was not frequent.