Brain-power, not manpower
is the basis for Hong Kong's success today
Brain-power, not manpower, is the basis for Hong Kong's success today, the springboard for its prospects tomorrow. When all of us look back on our lives and are asked to remember who has affected us, who has helped to shape the people we are, we almost invariably think of a teacher, or more than one teacher, who excited our imaginations and set us on the path which we have subsequently followed.
Speech at the Topping-Out Ceremony of the
Hong Kong Institute of Education
April 16, 1997