A: “I’ll prepare a hundred coffins, 99 for corrupt officials and one for myself.” Who said so impressive words?
B: Of course our former premier Zhu Rongji.
A: Really? I like him very much!
B:“My criticism is sometimes too severe and that is not good.” he once said, “But why do you have to wait until your leader flies into a rage before starting to do your work? It’s not that you can’t do it, rather that you won’t do it.”
A: Although he graduated from a prestigious university of science and engineering—Tsinghua University in Beijing and majored in electrical engineering, he is smart at words.
B: Yes, and he also has a good command of English. He is rarely seen speaking from a script. His eloquent speech has always retained the attention of his listeners.
【注】corrupt a. 腐败的;script n. 脚本