Put it this way. As long as Jeyaretnam (Workers’ Party leader) stands for what he stands for — a thoroughly destructive force — we will knock him. There are two ways of playing this. One, you attack the policies; two, you attack the system. Jeyaretnam was attacking the system, he brought the Chief Justice into it. If I want to fix you, do I need the Chief Justice to fix you? Everybody knows that in my bag I have a hatchet, and a very sharp one. You take me on, I take my hatchet, we meet in the cul-de-sac. That’s the way I had to survive in the past. That’s the way the communists tackled me. He brought the Chief Justice into the political arena.
(Han Fook Kwang, Warren Fernandez, Sumiko Tan. Lee Kuan Yew: The Man and His Ideas. Singapore: Times, 1998)
One of the very early experiences that I had with a good investment was an e-mail I received while I was a student, and it came from a person who claimed to be the second son of the President of Nigeria. And in this e-mail, he claimed that if I was to give him $10,000 by tomorrow, in order that he can take delivery of a multi-million dollar shipment of oil, he would be able to pay me back a million dollars the next week. I was a student. I did not have $10,000 at that time so I never took part in that investment. But I subsequently learnt that this was a scam. You know, imagine my hurt.
(Parliamentary report 29 Feb 2012)
火爆味强烈的还包括李显龙总理当年还是贸工部政务部长(Minister of State for Trade and Industry)的时候在国会维护公积金政策的一番激辩，当时以为赢了杜进才(Toh Chin Chye)，将近一年后才知道其实是输了一战。阅读全文»