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To get rich is glorious

Posted by haodawei July 20, 2007 in the Group General Discussion.

The media often quotes Deng Xiaoping's "to get rich is glorious" as a watershead for the PRC. But does anyone know what the Chinese is for this phrase? Did Deng Xiaoping actually say the equivalent phrase in Mandarin?

...For instance, Asiaweek publish an article with the quote as the title:

TO GET RICH IS GLORIOUS

With those words, Deng Xiaoping ignited China's boom,

but it is an even greater achievement that reform can continue without him

By Tim Healy and David Hsieh / Beijing

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