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Lee Kuan Yew Quotes and Sayings

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I knew that my niece was working nearby with some bank,
so my wife rang up the mother and the mother called
back to say that shes just called up to say she was alright.
- Lee Kuan Yew

If you deprive yourself of outsourcing and your competitors do not,
you're putting yourself out of business.
- Lee Kuan Yew

The big nest was in Afghanistan, thats not quite cleared,
then there are nests in the Philippines,
there are nests in Indonesia, the Malaysians are clearing up their nests.
- Lee Kuan Yew

I was a product of the times, the war,
the occupation, the reoccupation, my 4 years in Britain,
admiring but at the same time questioning whether they
are able to do a better job than we can.
- Lee Kuan Yew

 

Well if done a lot of hard work to try and get people to act rationally,
the fact that weve had 15 deviant Muslims,
plus 5 or 8 others that got away does not mean that
all Muslims are deviant or extremists.
- Lee Kuan Yew

Of-course we did, but we didn't reply because we knew
once this leaks the others will scatter,
so in the few days we moved quickly before the press got hold of it.
The press did get hold of it a few days later,
we nabbed, we were able to get 15, the others got away.
- Lee Kuan Yew

I want it said of me by those who knew me best,
that I always plucked a thistle and planted a flower
where I thought a flower would grow.
- Abraham Lincoln

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Die when I may, I want it said by those who knew me best
that I always plucked a thistle and planted a flower
where I thought a flower would grow.
- Abraham Lincoln

What would you attempt to do if you knew you could not fail?
- Robert H. Schuller

We are now at a point where we must educate our children
in what no one knew yesterday,
and prepare our schools for what no one knows yet.
- Margaret Mead

When we hate our enemies, we are
giving them power over us:
power over our sleep, our appetites,
our blood pressure, our health, and our happiness.
Our enemies would dance with joy if only
they knew how they were worrying us,
lacerating us, and getting even with us!
Our hate is not hurting them at all,
but our hate is turning our own days
and nights into a hellish turmoil.
- Dale Carnegie

When I saw you I fell in love,
and you smiled because you knew.
- commonly but falsely attributed to William Shakespeare

I breathed a song into the air,
It fell to earth, I knew not where;
For who has sight so keen and strong,
That it can follow the flight of song -
The song from beginning to end,
I found again in the heart of a friend.
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

I wasn't anything special as a father.
But I loved them and they knew it.
- Sammy Davis, Jr.

The world is a country which nobody ever yet knew by description;
one must travel through it one's self to be acquainted with it.
- Lord Chesterfield

Without music, life would be a mistake...
I would only believe in a God who knew how to dance.
- Friedrich Nietzsche

What great thing would you attempt if you knew you could not fail?
- Robert H. Schuller

The more he became truly wise,
the more he distrusted everything he knew.
- Voltaire

I wanted to escape so badly.
But of course I knew I couldn't just give up and leave school.
It was only when I heard my mom's voice that I came out of my hiding place.
- Zhang Ziyi

So my father was a person who never lied to me.
If I had a question, he answered it.
I knew a lot of things at a young age because I was intrigued.
- Nick Cannon

If I knew for a certainty that a man was coming to my house
with the conscious design of doing me good,
I should run for my life.
- Henry David Thoreau

All my life I knew that there was all the money you could want out there.
All you have to do is go after it.
- Curtis Carlson

Peace hath higher tests of manhood, than battle ever knew.
- John Greenleaf Whittier

A person is smart. People are dumb,
panicky dangerous animals and you know it.
Fifteen hundred years ago everybody knew
the Earth was the center of the universe.
Five hundred years ago,
everybody knew the Earth was flat,
and fifteen minutes ago,
you knew that humans were alone on this planet.
Imagine what you'll know tomorrow.
- the movie Men in Black

My family knew, but most of the sporting world did
not realize that my right hand been some 75% paralyzed.
- Bill Toomey

My father? I never knew him.
Never even seen a picture of him.
- Eminem

If we knew what it was we were doing,
it would not be called research, would it?
- Albert Einstein

I always knew that food and wine were vital,
with my mother being Italian and a good cook.
- Robert Mondavi

John Candy knew he was going to die.
He told me on his 40th birthday.
He said, well, Maureen, I'm on borrowed time.
- Maureen O'Hara

I never knew how to worship until I knew how to love.
- Henry Ward Beecher

I wanted to be a forest ranger or a coal man.
At a very early age, I knew I didn't want to do what my dad did,
which was work in an office.
- Harrison Ford

I knew I was an unwanted baby when I saw that my bath
toys were a toaster and a radio.
- Joan Rivers

It was my 16th birthday - my mom and dad gave me my
Goya classical guitar that day.
I sat down, wrote this song, and I just knew that that
was the only thing I could ever really do -
write songs and sing them to people.
- Stevie Nicks

I can remember the frustration of not being able to talk.
I knew what I wanted to say, but I could not get the words out,
so I would just scream.
- Temple Grandin

When I started writing fiction, I knew how good it was immediately.
- John Hawkes

I did a twenty foot print and John Cage is involved
in that because he was the only person I knew in New
York who had a car and who would be willing to do this.
- Robert Rauschenberg

It was scary, and I knew what it was like to be an
unemployed actress again.
- Hunter Tylo

Bobby and I went through some old questionnaires about
customer requirements for languages,
then we compiled a new one and sent it out to a few dozen people we knew.
- James Frank

Simple pleasures were all the pleasures that I knew as a child.
- Willie Stargell

Someone recommended that I read the Bible,
and it was then I discovered that I knew nothing about it.
- Cliff Richard

For me retiring wasn't hard once I knew that that was
the decision I was going to make.
- Gabriela Sabatini

Well, I didn't really admit that I anywhere until my
daughter started school and I knew I couldn't pull
up and leave when I felt like it.
- Diane Lane

Soon I learned that the worse the puns and jokes,
the funnier they could be, if you knew how to deliver them.
- John Lasseter

This is not writing at all.
Indeed, I could say that Shakespeare surpasses literature altogether,
if I knew what I meant.
- Virginia Woolf

We always knew when we took on the issue of violence
against women that somehow our opposition would come after us.
- Patricia Ireland

I got started dancing because I knew it was one way to meet girls.
- Gene Kelly

I never believed in Santa Claus because I knew no white
dude would come into my neighborhood after dark.
- Dick Gregory

When he hit a ground ball to you, you knew you had
to make a good throw because he was going to be running.
- Juan Marichal

I always knew I'd accomplish something very special -
like robbing a bank perhaps.
- Mickey Rourke

I thought I knew a lot about music.
Then you start digging and the deeper you go,
the more there is.
- John Mellencamp

I knew Henry Fonda was my father, but I didn't know who I was.
They all thought of me as Henry Fonda's son.
Unfortunately for them, they never got to know me.
- Peter Fonda

I've seen looting around the world and thought I knew
the best looters in the world.
The Iraqis excel at that.
- David Kay

We have never yet had a labor Government that knew
what taking power really means;
they always act like second-class citizens.
- Dora Russell

Even in my darkest times I knew I had a good future ahead of me.
- Balthazar Getty

I couldn't imagine what Fox thought they were doing,
contemplating such a jagged protagonist for a prime-time drama.
I only knew that I wanted the role very much.
- Hugh Laurie

It was hard to turn down the money since I didn't have a job,
but I didn't want to exploit my notoriety because I
knew the way I'd been living was wrong.
- Donna Rice

I knew I could not cope with the future unless I was
able to rediscover the past.
- Gene Tierney

Suddenly, I realised: this was what I wanted to do.
I didn't know how to do it; I just knew acting felt right.
- Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio

When I went back to modeling, nobody knew how to deal
with a 46-year-old model!
- Lauren Hutton

All I knew was that I was writing something out of my very guts,
and that I was content.
- Winston Graham

I taught Sandra Bullock when no one knew who she was.
I talked her out of quitting.
I put her in a showcase.
- Sally Kirkland

Hunting, fishing, drawing, and music occupied my every moment.
Cares I knew not, and cared naught about them.
- John James Audubon

I don't know, you know all through high school I just knew I wanted to do it.
- Josh Duhamel

I wanted to be in this business, and once I got into
the business I knew I enjoyed it,
and I liked it, and I wanted to continue,
but I never had a five year plan.
- Sam Donaldson

I was very young.
I thought I knew a lot and I really didn't.
I trusted the wrong people.
- Tia Carrere

I'd stand in line for Confession with old people and little kids,
and as the line moved up, I knew when I got into the box that I would lie!
Again!
- Mercedes McCambridge

I had to audition for the part of Jnior,
and I wanted the role terribly because I knew it was a great character.
This guy is a wonderful, funny, mean old guy.
- Dominic Chianese

I became a Communist because I fell in love with a
man who was a Red and entered the Army to take care of the Fascists,
and I knew it would please him if I became one.
- Karen Morley

I don't know where my songs come from...
If I knew, I'd know too much, more than we are allowed on this plane.
- Judy Collins

The Indian knew how to live without wants,
to suffer without complaint, and to die singing.
- Alexis de Tocqueville

Going from Flip to Kev, obviously you don't want to
see someone ever lose their job.
For me it's probably a little more difficult,
because other than Bill Blair, Flip is all I knew.
- Kevin Garnett


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