Phrase by 'Lee Hsien Loong'

Just as our forefathers saved and invested to build what we, the current generation, are enjoying today, so, too, we must plant trees so that our sons and daughters, and their sons and daughters, can enjoy the shade.

Author: Lee Hsien Loong - Singaporean Politician
  Today , Enjoy , Generation , Plant


Everybody has his place; everybody is equal. Treated equally, equal standing, equal rights and status.

Author: Lee Hsien Loong - Singaporean Politician
  Place , Standing , Equal , Status


There is always competition for influence, but there are also opportunities for cooperation.

Author: Lee Hsien Loong - Singaporean Politician
  Always , Also , Influence , Competition


If you interview world leaders, everybody will say they are for free trade. But what they mean by it and what they do when they say they are pro free trade, you have to watch and see.

Author: Lee Hsien Loong - Singaporean Politician
  You , See , World , Free


It has to be good to live in Singapore because otherwise, nobody will stand for it.

Author: Lee Hsien Loong - Singaporean Politician
  Live , Good , Nobody , Stand


It is never helpful to point at sticking points, but it is always helpful to encourage one's partners to take a more active and forward-looking approach.

Author: Lee Hsien Loong - Singaporean Politician
  More , Always , Never , Take


Chinese companies - telecommunications and technology companies - are some of the best internationally. Taobao, WeChat, Huawei - not only are they large companies, but they're also very technologically advanced.

Author: Lee Hsien Loong - Singaporean Politician
  Best , Only , Some , Technology


At some point, there will be some other financial crisis. It's in the nature of a capitalist system.

Author: Lee Hsien Loong - Singaporean Politician
  Will , Nature , Some , Financial


We are looking for ways where you can have a sandbox, where you have a restricted environment within which people can try new things, and I can try new rules. And depending on what works, then I open up the sandbox, and it becomes the new rule for the whole system.

Author: Lee Hsien Loong - Singaporean Politician
  You , People , Looking , New Things


The U.S. is not a claimant state in the South China Sea or in the China-Japan dispute over the Senkaku Islands. But, of course, the 7th Fleet has been a presence in the region since the Second World War, and it is the most powerful fleet in the region.

Author: Lee Hsien Loong - Singaporean Politician
  World , War , Powerful , Sea