"The PAP has given the impression that all that matters is money."
"The first thing that has to be done is to educate our people, encourage them, empower them... so that they themselves will see the need to do something themselves."
"Human dignity matters. Not wealth, not money, not having cars, houses. In the final analysis, a country will have to be judged not by the magnificance of its buildings, its roads, its infrastructure or its services. It's going to be judged by the quality of its people. There was a survey, some time ago, of the countries with the happiest people. Singapore ranks very low. That gives you an indication of the progress Singapore has made."