Thursday, 09 Apr 2015
Petir brings a selection of sayings from our founder which underline his statesmanship and values in life and government.
"At the end of the day, all I have to cherish are human relationships. Your worldly wealth you can't take away with you, your life has been lived. It is the friends you have made, your family ties, which sustain your spirit with a certain warmth and comfort."
Foreword in "Lee Kuan Yew At 80 : 80 Quotes From A Life", 2003
"Fortunately for me, I have a very high threshold for pain. I am a kejia ren (Hakka). Kejia ren can take a lot of pain. So I survived."
Interview with China's Talents magazine, Mar 1997
Overseas tributes from world leaders.
His life was dedicated to Singapore and now, Singaporeans want to reciprocate.
Singaporeans want to honour Mr Lee's legacy and elevate this modern country that he had built to greater heights.
Tribute by Mr Jek Yuen Thong.
Tribute by Mr Othman Wok.
Eulogy by Mr Lee Hsien Yang, younger son of Lee Kuan Yew.
Eulogy by Ms Cassandra Chew, civil servant and former journalist.
Eulogy by Mr Leong Chun Loong, Tanjong Pagar-Tiong Bahru grassroots leader.
Eulogy by Mr Sidek Saniff, former senior minister of state for education and environment.