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Chiang Kai-Shek
(1886-1975) born on
Oct 31
Chinese soldier, statesman. He headed the Chinese Nationalist government, 1928-49; defeated by Mao Zedong, he withdrew to Taiwan where he retained the office of President.
We live in the present, we dream of the future and we learn eternal truths from the past.

Don't be disquieted in time of adversity. Be firm with dignity and self-reliant with vigor.
The sky cannot have two suns.
We shall not lightly talk about sacrifice until we are driven to the last extremity which makes sacrifice inevitable.
If when I die, I am still a dictator, I will certainly go down into the oblivion of all dictators. If, on the other hand, I succeed in establishing a truly stable foundation for a democratic government, I will live forever in every home in China.
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
R: In "The Forbes Book of Business Quotations," by Ted Goodman, 1997.
A: In "Mao," by Ross Merrill, ch. 10, 1993.
N: Speech to the Fifth Congress of the Kuomintang.
K: In "Whole World Book of Quotations," by Kathryn Petras and Ross Petras, 1994.

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