Najib Razak quotes

  • In our national discourse and in pursuing our national agenda, we must never leave anyone behind. We must reach out to the many who may have been disaffected and left confused by political games, deceit and showmanship. The people first must transcend every level of society.
    -- Najib Razak

    #Confused #Games #People

  • This mandate that I seek is about continuity and sustainability against disruption and stagnation, about moving forward versus regressing. We have to safeguard what we have already achieved. We cannot put at risk what we have, we cannot gamble away our future.
    -- Najib Razak

    #Moving #Risk #Sustainability

  • We have to prevent loss of life.
    -- Najib Razak

    #Life #Loss

  • Many young Muslims see no opportunities for themselves and do not feel they have control over their lives or a stake in their nation's future. Such pessimism leads to disengagement. We risk losing a generation of young Muslims to apathy and extremism.
    -- Najib Razak

    #Opportunity #Risk #Apathy

  • Malaysia-Singapore bilateral relations can blossom beautifully if cultivated and nurtured like an orchid plant.
    -- Najib Razak

    #Orchids #Plant #Malaysia

  • In real life, I am emotionally confused, which enables me to write songs. I'm a Pisces, and they say that Pisces are very sensitive. If men were just honest with themselves, they would see that they all have that side.

  • The more vulnerable and the more confused the song is, the equal and opposite effect is how I feel after having written it.

  • At one magical instant in your early childhood, the page of a book—that string of confused, alien ciphers—shivered into meaning. Words spoke to you, gave up their secrets; at that moment, whole universes opened. You became, irrevocably, a reader.

  • There's the South Pole, said Christopher Robin, and I expect there's an East Pole and a West Pole, though people don't like talking about them.

  • Often we want people to pray for us and help us, but we always defeat our object when we look too much to them and lean upon them. The true secret of union is for both to look upon God, and in the act of looking past themselves to Him they are unconsciously united.

  • Once a leader delegates, he should show utmost confidence in the people he has entrusted.

  • There are a lot of people who know me who can't understand for the life of them why I would got to work on something as unserious as baseball. If they only knew.

  • Major sports are major parts of society. It's not anomalous to have people who love sports come from other parts of that society.

  • People seldom refuse help, if one offers it in the right way.

  • Money has no color. If you can build a better mousetrap, it won't matter whether you're black or white. People will buy it.

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