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We go fish, we also catch fighting fish,
by Abdullah Ahmad Badawi

We go fish, we also catch fighting fish,
looking for birds and it was for kampong people,
the paddy field was our the play field for the children.
- Abdullah Ahmad Badawi

You can't have too much of everything,
you must have a balance, that's very important.
- Abdullah Ahmad Badawi

Very old fashioned to say that they will be well behaved
but I think it's very important.
- Abdullah Ahmad Badawi

Of course education becomes very very important and
that's for our human resource development.
- Abdullah Ahmad Badawi

 

It must be a balance in everything we do,
not too much of everything, keep it simple,
not complicated.
- Abdullah Ahmad Badawi

We have followed a path of moderation,
development is our priority, national unity,
good community relations, Muslims and non Muslims,
this is what has given us the advantage.
- Abdullah Ahmad Badawi

I will be happy with certainly when the corruption index improve.
- Abdullah Ahmad Badawi

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I just picked up golf, it was good, give me a chance to play golf.
- Abdullah Ahmad Badawi

So when I had to make a decision whether I would like
to do honors degree course in Islamic studies and Malay studies too,
so I thought Islamic studies would be good.
- Abdullah Ahmad Badawi

But I have always said that it's important we must
make sure that justice is at all time be maintained.
- Abdullah Ahmad Badawi

I have always been interested in politics.
I was in the student union before, very active.
- Abdullah Ahmad Badawi

As a child, the paddy field was my playground.
- Abdullah Ahmad Badawi

Well, there are other aspects, I still command very
good support in the party.
- Abdullah Ahmad Badawi

I am quite a spendthrift but just being careful because my family was not rich,
was not a rich family.
- Abdullah Ahmad Badawi

Sometimes children do forget their filial responsibilities.
- Abdullah Ahmad Badawi

We have now recently launched the national integrity plan.
- Abdullah Ahmad Badawi

So I went to English school, secondary English school,
so forget going to Mecca for my religious education.
- Abdullah Ahmad Badawi

I, talking about my children, of course I wanted them to succeed in life,
they have to choose whatever job or occupation that they want,
I will not try to influence.
- Abdullah Ahmad Badawi

We have been given a role to play.
We have been asked to provide, to give lectures on
the role of Islamic development and the way we do it here,
so the people who are Muslims there would understand
what the role of Islam is.
- Abdullah Ahmad Badawi

I believe it is an important project,
it makes the cost of doing business lower and they
will make us more competitive at the same time,
it will also provide some satisfaction to the people
who demand services for them of the quality they want and also quickly.
- Abdullah Ahmad Badawi

I always said that you can use the same vehicle although the driver will change,
or the same vehicle to go for the race.
It's a different driver, this is exactly what's happening to the cabinet.
- Abdullah Ahmad Badawi

The idea is that they wouldn't want to deal with militant
Islam but an Islam and Muslims who are committed to progress,
committed to development, who like peace and are moderate in their ways.
So that's what we are doing here.
- Abdullah Ahmad Badawi

When she was in United States, we maintained contact,
we talked to each other on the phone,
almost every night.
And there was one occasion I tried to fix this video
conferencing but somehow it did not come out very well
enough so better to talk on the phone.
- Abdullah Ahmad Badawi

We have also set up the national institute for ethics.
This institute and also the implementation of the national integrity plan,
that will certainly do the follow up that is necessary for this.
- Abdullah Ahmad Badawi

Whatever you do, do with kindness.
Whatever you say, say with kindness.
Wherever you go, radiate kindness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Laugh when you can,
apologize when you should,
and let go of what you can't change.
Life's too short to be anything... but happy.
- Anonymous

To go against the dominant thinking of your friends,
of most of the people you see every day,
is perhaps the most difficult act of heroism you can perform.
- Theodore H. White

By letting it go it all gets done.
The world is won by those who let it go.
But when you try and try.
The world is beyond the winning.
- Lao Tzu

There are only two or three human stories,
and they go on repeating themselves as fiercely
as if they had never happened before.
- Willa Cather

We must let go of the life we have planned,
so as to accept the one that is waiting for us.
- Joseph Campbell

When I let go of what I am,
I become what I might be.
- Lao Tzu

Remember, no matter where you go, there you are.
- Confucius

Do not follow where the path may lead.
Go, instead, where there is no path and leave a trail.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

I believe that everything happens for a reason.
People change so that you can learn to let go,
things go wrong so that you appreciate them when they're right,
you believe lies so you eventually learn to trust no one but yourself,
and sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together.
- Marilyn Monroe

To live is to choose. But to choose well,
you must know who you are and what you stand for,
where you want to go and why you want to get there.
- Kofi Annan

Courage is the power to let go of the familiar.
- Raymond Lindquist

The ache for home lives in all of us,
the safe place where we can
go as we are and not be questioned.
- Maya Angelou

I can't go back to yesterday -
because I was a different person then.
- Lewis Carroll

Do you feel stuck?
Whether in a project, a job, a relationship,
or some other situation,
there is a time for perseverance,
and a time for letting go and moving on.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Wherever you go, go with all your heart.
- Confucius

Pull the string, and it will follow wherever you wish.
Push it, and it will go nowhere at all.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

Don't go through life - grow through life.
- Eric Butterworth

Most men lead lives of quiet desperation
and go to the grave with the song still in them.
- Henry David Thoreau

No individual has any right to come into the world
and go out of it without leaving something behind.
- George Washington Carver

Don't be afraid to give up the good to go for the great.
- John D. Rockefeller

There is a road from the eye to heart
that does not go through the intellect.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton

Many men go fishing all of their lives
without knowing that it is not fish they are after.
- Henry David Thoreau

Just another cold, misty morning inviting,
"want to go again?"
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Open your arms to change, but don't let go of your values.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

Strength does not come from winning.
Your struggles develop your strengths.
When you go through hardships
and decide not to surrender,
that is strength.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

The hardest part is what to leave behind, ... It's time to let go!
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

"Go to the people and live among them
in order to know them and learn from them.
- Jimmy Yen

We have to let go of all blame, all attacking, all judging,
to free our inner selves to attract what we say we want.
- Joe Vitale

If we are to go forward, we must go back
and rediscover those precious values -
that all reality hinges on moral foundations
and that all reality has spiritual control.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Why not go out on a limb?
Isn't that where the fruit is?
- Mark Twain

If it's a good idea, go ahead and do it.
It is much easier to apologize than it is to get permission.
- Grace Hopper

Once we accept our limits, we can go beyond them.
- Albert Einstein

Wherever you go, no matter what the weather,
always bring your own sunshine.
- Anthony J. D'Angelo

Success doesn't come to you, you go to it.
- Marva Collins

"Begin at the beginning," the King said, very gravely,
"and go on till you come to the end: then stop."
- Lewis Carroll

Go to the people
Live among them
Learn from them
Love them
Serve them
Plan with them
Start with what they know
Build on what they have.
- Jimmy Yen (Y. C. James Yen)

If you run into a wall, don't turn around and give up.
Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it.
- Michael Jordan

It's not what you take when
you leave this world behind you.
It's what you leave behind you when you go.
- Randy Travis

Don't live down to expectations.
Go out there and do something remarkable.
- Wendy Wasserstein

Success seems to be largely a matter
of hanging on after others have let go.
- William Feather

A mind that is stretched by a new experience
an never go back to its old dimensions.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

Spread love everywhere you go.
Let no one ever come to you without leaving happier.
- Mother Teresa

Nurture your mind with great thoughts,
for you will never go any higher than you think.
- Benjamin Disraeli

A big part of letting go is recognizing
when it is time to stay in a situation
and when it is time to move on.
- Darren L. Johnson

The only way to discover the limits of the possible
is to go beyond them into the impossible.
- Arthur C. Clarke

Never look back unless you are planning to go that way.
- Henry David Thoreau


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