The last action hero…

Mar 23, 2015 | Things I wish I'd written

If you are a troublemaker… it’s our job to politically destroy you… Everybody knows that in my bag I have a hatchet, and a very sharp one. You take me on, I take my hatchet, we meet in the cul-de-sac.

Anybody who decides to take me on needs to put on knuckle-dusters. If you think you can hurt me more than I can hurt you, try. There is no way you can govern a Chinese society.

Even from my sickbed, even if you are going to lower me to the grave and I feel that something is going wrong, I will get up.

Lee Kuan Yew, who’s currently in heaven with George Washington, bullying Napoleon.