"I do not say what I do not mean. Neither can anyone force me to say what I don't wish to say."
Source:Anson Chan to Newsweek magazine in 1997.
"And 'speak truth unto power'? What does this mean? It means giving your best advice to superiors based on the best information available and objective analysis even when you know it may not be music to their ears."Anson Chan
"For the first ten years or so, you would always question whether the decisions were right or wrong, but you have to learn to put things behind you once a decision is made. You can't be wishy-washy about it."Anson Chan