Mr Lee was a selfless man who always puts the well being of others before himself. He was willing to give up his life just for the success of Singapore.
When building Singapore into what it is today, he believed that Singapore had to change from a third-class world into a first-class one. He also believed that everyone in Singapore deserves an equal opportunity to succeed in the country. He envisioned Singapore as a clean and green country that has a multiracial community.
He made sure that Singapore had good relations with powerful countries, drove Singapore for independence and ensured that Singapore had a good environment to work in.