The Wit And Wisdom Of Dr. Mahathir Mohamad Hardcover
He’s the man
Dr. Mahathir Mohamad is Malaysia’s longest-serving and most prominent Prime Minister has been politically active for more than 60 years. As a young doctor, he stirred up his independence from the British and promoted the rights of the Malays, and his long political career culminated in his 22-year term as prime minister, during which Malaysia’s rapid development, his outspoken words, and unique policies brought the country to the world’s attention.
Dr. Mahathir has spoken and written in a frank and uncompromising way throughout his career, and has continued to do so since he retired from the presidency in 2003; he continues a contentious figure to this day. Dr. Mahathir Mohamad’s Wit and Wisdom is a compilation of almost 600 quotations spanning his time in government and beyond. The quotations are organized by themes, including those as diverse as governance, race relations, media, economics and growth, colonialism, international relations, including Israel and Palestine, and Malaysia itself.