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" As far as Malaysia is concerned, Singapore is a foreign country. "
" Aside from its parks and nature areas, Singapore is intensively developed, and due to the shortage of land, is building up, down and on manmade islands and landfills. "
" At least when it comes to food, there's no snobbery in Singapore. "
" China is the big economic engine in Asia, so what happens is, as China growth expands, these countries in the periphery of China, whether it be Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, the Philippines, they end up growing with China because they become big exporters. "
" Countries that are agricultural can, at a low standard of living, sustain themselves. You can be self-sufficient; the money economy is a relatively insignificant part of the total economy. Singapore never was an agricultural country. "
Lee Kuan Yew
" Even in a society as tightly controlled as Singapore's, the market creates certain forces which perhaps in the long run may lead to democracy. "
Peter L. Berger
" Facebook is blocked in mainland China, but is used heavily by the rest of the Chinese-speaking world, including Hong Kong, Singapore, and Taiwan. "
" For us Australians, Singapore also represents sacred soil. Almost 2000 Australians died here in the defense of your island country and our neighborhood. "
" Gandhi wanted to meet with Churchill, his most bitter foe, when he visited London in 1931- but it didn't happen. Churchill wanted to go to India personally as prime minister in 1942 to negotiate a final settlement on India with Gandhi and the other nationalist leaders - but the fall of Singapore prevented it from happening. "
Arthur L. Herman
" Getting to places like Bangkok or Singapore was a hell of a sweat. But when you got there it was the back of beyond. It was just a series of small tin sheds. "
" Hamas has effectively kidnapped Gaza. Instead of turning it into the Singapore of the Middle East that was promised, they have turned it into a fortress of terror. "
" I come from an old establishment family from Singapore. "
" I do enjoy Singapore very much. "
" I don't much like Singapore. It's very big, very modern and very urbanised. As a rule, I prefer older places where you get a sense of the history. "
" If you don't have that Singapore core, you can top up the numbers, but you are no longer Singapore. It doesn't feel Singapore - it isn't Singapore - and we can issue everybody red passports, but where is the continuity? "
Lee Hsien Loong
" In Singapore, Malcolm X type of activity would be extremely difficult because the government can be very harsh on lawbreakers. "
" In Singapore, there may be 50 old-money families, but you wouldn't know them to look at them. "
" It has to be good to live in Singapore because otherwise, nobody will stand for it. "
Lee Hsien Loong
" I've never been invited to do an exhibition or do a talk in England, except once, about 10 years ago. I've given talks all across Canada, many in the United States, South Africa, Singapore, Hong Kong, Japan - but not England. "
" I was born in Singapore, and I lived there until I was 12. I had a very fortunate upbringing. "
" I was born on the island of Singapore, and I grew up there until I was 11 years old, when I was forcibly removed by my dad and planted into suburban Houston. I was in shock for the first year and then began to really love it - but didn't love it quite enough to stay. "
" I was very impressed with the street food of Singapore. I was very impressed with the dishes that they did. "
" Like so much in Singapore, admission to the Marina Bay's casino is hierarchical: Free for anyone with an international passport, costly for locals, off-limits to migrant workers altogether. "
" My family was in Singapore when the Japanese War started. We were in Singapore at the time of Pearl Harbor, and by the beginning of 1942, the Japanese invasion of Burma and Singapore had started. "
" My grandmother used to get her shoes made in Paris in the '30s, and they would be shipped to her in Singapore. "
" My main mission when I became Prime Minister, was to keep Singapore going and Singapore has been kept going. So, I'm happy with what I've done for Singapore. "
Goh Chok Tong
" My mother is Lithuanian Australian, and my father was born in Singapore, but he is Pakistani / Saudi Arabian. "
" Singapore has been incredibly well-managed. It was created out of the swamp, with a strong emotional idea: a safe place for mostly Chinese, but accepting other cultures and other races. "
" Singapore is a natural gateway for international firms looking to access Asia and for Asian businesses to access the world. "
" Singapore is an international city, and it would be a grave mistake to close our doors. "
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