( Zhu Rongji 1 October 1928 - ) was a Mayor and Party chief in Shanghai (1988 - 1991) and First Vice Premier (1993-1998) and then Premier (1998 - 2003).
Although China and United States are competitors, China and the United States are indeed partners in trade.
Even if a minefield or the abyss should lie before me, I will march straight ahead without looking back.
My criticism is too severe sometimes and that is not good. But why don't you start doing your work unless your leader flies into a rage? It is not that you cannot do it but that you don't want to do it.
I have never intimidated the masses... I only intimidate corrupt officials.
Be realistic and truthful - and tell Hong Kong businessmen honestly that they should go for long-term investments since it is unlikely money can be made in the short haul. AZ Quotes
History can never be covered up.
As quoted in China.org in New Yorker (April 23, 2001)