Ma Ying-jeou - Quotes

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Be honest. Be honest with yourself, be honest with, you know, your fellow politicians. This is a rare quality of politicians. ---->>>

People like to see honest persons. So I certainly will advise many young people who want to participate in politics, honesty is the best policy. ---->>>

With Taiwan, it took about 40 years to go from an authoritarian to a democratic society. ---->>>

I require every Taipei student to swim; if they can't pass the test they won't graduate. Why do I do that? Because I think that is very, very important integral part of their education. ---->>>

I am Taiwanese as well as Chinese. ---->>>

It's very important for Taiwan to maintain its international contact. ---->>>

Many in Taiwan believe that Hu Jintao is much more sophisticated than his predecessors in understanding Taiwan. He represents a different generation of leaders, more pragmatic, less ideological. ---->>>


Born: 07-13, 1950
Occupation: Politician

Ma Ying-jeou (Chinese: 馬英九; pinyin: Mǎ Yīngjiǔ; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Má Eng-kiú, [mà íŋtɕjòu]; born 13 July 1950) is a Taiwanese politician who served as the President of the Republic of China (ROC) from 2008 to 2016. His previous political roles include Justice Minister (1993–96) and Mayor of Taipei (1998–2006) (wikipedia)