The Grand Master's Birthday
For his birthday we have an excerpt from Lee Kuan Yew: The Grand Master’s Insights on China, the United States, and the World explaining how Mr. Yew wishes to be remembered in his renowned candor:
I do not want to be remembered as a statesman. First of all, I do not classify myself as a stateman. I put myself down as determined, consistent, persistent. I set out to do something. I keep chasing it until it succeeds. That is all…Anybody who thinks he is a statesman needs to see a psychiatrist.
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