Tun Dr Lim Keng Yaik’s Quotes : Funny And Insightful

Here are some of the late Tun Dr Lim Keng Yaik’s quotes:

“308, as a lot people called the tsunami, hit BN very badly. But I would like to call it a breath of fresh air to the process of maturing politics in Malaysia”

“They are not as “CAT-ish” as they (Pakatan Rakyat) want to be. Selangor is smuggling out sand while their fellas are doing all the nonsense in Penang..” (CAT is Competency, Accountability and Transparency)

“Politicians are not supposed to be afraid to face somebody if it’s true. How come a president failed to attend the EGM? I blame it on the president. Why would I want to be an advisor then?”

“Where is the party going? Maybe, my resignation will shake him up. His attitude has brought this problem in Gerakan. His attitude is akin to an ostrich burying its head in the ground” (about Koh Tsu Koon)

“Both side are right and both sides are wrong. Using constitutional rights and universal rights, the Christians might be right. But in the context of Malaysia, they  may be wrong” (“Allah” issue)

“When you have power is like a bee hive. It attracts bees, will not only stints on outsiders. but it also stints inside their own beehive.”

“You may hate Barisan Nasional, but you may not get relief with Pakatan Rakyat”

“You got to deal with your Members of Parliament, people like Bung Mokhtar and all these sh*t to carry out…and that fella from Batu Pahat (Sri Gading), with all these buggers around….Ibrahim Ali….God help you….”

“In cricket, you say you got a good innings,a long and good innings of 39 years, what more you want?” (Gerakan retakes Penang)

“One is a balls-carrier, and the other is still very much a reformist”

“You tell them I’m English-educated, can you dare  to tell me I’m not a Chinese?”

“I don’t know Chinese, that’s why I don’t like NTV7 who wants to interview me in Chinese all the time”

“The Chinese in Singapore educated, but with their bloody nose on their forehead..”

“The China Chinese ( last twenty years)  are hill billies”

“The Taiwanese Chinese, they don’t eat you, they swallow you up lock, stock and barrel and push out not even bones coming out; you”ll be lucky”

“The Hongky Chinese who only care about themselves, they don’t care anybody”

“The Indonesian Chinese nothing  to talk about, they even lost their names”

“If Dr Mahathir couldn’t get me to stop while I was still a minister under him, I don’t think anyone else can” (quit smoking)

[source: the edge]

dr lim keng yaik caricatureBy the way, here you can listen to voice impressions of the late Lim Keng Yaik .