Source:Anson Chan to Newsweek magazine in 1997.
Frases de Anson Chan
Data de nascimento: 17. Janeiro 1940
Anson Maria Elizabeth Chan Fang On-sang, GBM, GCMG, CBE, JP is a Hong Kong politician and civil servant who served as Chief Secretary in both the British colonial government of Hong Kong and the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region government under the Chinese sovereignty. She was also an elected member of the Legislative Council of Hong Kong for Hong Kong Island between 2007 and 2008.
Citações Anson Chan
„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.“
Fonte: From Anson Chan's speech addressing to the Asia Society Hong Kong Center in April 2001.
„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.“
Fonte: From Anson Chan's speech commenting on her handling the controversial 1986 child custody case on the eve of her retirement on April 27, 2001.