Soong Mei-ling

[Madame Chiang Kai-Shek]

Soong Mei-ling Quotes

  • ''Every clique is a refuge for incompetence. It fosters corruption and disloyalty, it begets cowardice, and consequently is a burden upon and a drawback to the progress of the country. Its instincts and actions are those of the pack.''
    Madame Chiang Kai-Shek (b. 1898), Chinese educator, reformer. China Shall Rise Again, pt. 1, ch. 8 (1941).
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  • ''There is no shadow of protection to be had by sheltering behind the slender stockades of visionary speculation, or by hiding behind the wagon-wheels of pacific theories.''
    Madame Chiang Kai-Shek (b. 1898), Chinese educator, reformer. Quoted in New York Herald Tribune (March 21, 1938).

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