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In Memoriam: The Gentle President – 9 Noteworthy Quotes from S.R. Nathan

From the time he stepped into office until his exit, S.R. Nathan exemplified peace, humility and compassion.

The nation’s former president, who was also its longest-serving, passed away peacefully on 22 Aug in the company of loved ones. As the nation grieves for one of their most beloved statesmen, it’s important to remember the values he espoused in his time as president: compassion, resilience and steadfastness.

  • On compassion

    "In all you do, always have the interest of our people at heart and never forget to show compassion to those who are less fortunate than you."

    - Addressing newly awarded President's Scholars in 2011
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