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U Ne Win
  • Mini Bio
  • Name: U Ne Win
  • Born: 24th May 1911, Paungdale, Pegu Province, Lower Burma, British India
  • Died: 5th December 2002, Yangon, Myanmar
  • Occupation: Political and military leader
  • Military service: 1931 - 1974
  • 3rd Prime Minister of Burma: 29th October 1958 - 4th April 1960
  • 4th President of Burma: 2nd March 1962 - 9th November 1981

"When the army shoots, it shoots to hit"

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"All those who would be directly concerned with the practical aspects of the work should exercise utmost caution"

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"You are to uphold law and justice without fear or favour, not to bend the law and stretch it to please me or anyone else" (said to Maung Maung in 1965)

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"If the disturbances were intended to challenge us we will fight sword with sword and spear with spear"

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"Let us heal rather than reopen our wounds"

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"Federalism is impossible, It will destroy the union"

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Great quotes are not where you find great wisdom. It's where you share this knowledge that counts

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U Ne Win quote Let us heal rather than reopen our wounds