Lee Kuan Yew Quotes
Lee Kuan Yew, commonly referred to by his initials LKY, was the first Prime Minister of Singapore. He governed the island state for 30 years.
- Full name: Lee Kuan Yew
- Born: 16 September 1923. Died: 23 March 2015
- Attended the London School of Economics.
- Graduated from Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge, with double starred-first-class honours in law.
- He stepped down as Singapore's Prime Minister in 1990.
- Lee campaigned for Great Britain to give up its colonial rule. It was attained through a national referendum.
- Singapore merge with other former British territories to form Malaysia in 1963 and then became independent 2 years later.
Random Quote From Lee Kuan Yew
“If you don’t include your women graduates in your breeding pool and leave them on the shelf, you would end up a more stupid society… So what happens? There will be less bright people to support dumb people in the next generation. That’s a problem.”
— Lee Kuan Yew