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Quotations of the day

Posted February. 05, 2001 11:54,   


A look into the growth and workings of the Daewoo's British Financial Center(BFC) might reveal how the dinosaur-like Daewoo Group emerged and fell. (A financial community executive Sunday, commenting on BFC, which came under intensive probe by prosecutors)

Partnership with the United Liberal Democrats is a necessary condition, not a sufficient condition. (Rep. Lee Sang-Soo, running for the Millennium Democratic Party whip, in a press conference Sunday, calling for dialogue and compromise with the opposition party to achieve political stability)

It should be a book that is instructive and interesting -- a volume that can offer thrill and suspense at the same time. (Han Ki-Ho, director of the Korean Publishing Marketing Institute, spelling out the qualities required for a bestseller of the year in a trade journal)

The whole proceeds amount to 12 million won, but the actual costs amount to little. (Ahn Sung-No, proprietor of a noodle shop in Noryangjin, Seoul, on Sunday, explaining his plan to distribute free meal tickets to 3,000 low-income people)