‘Najib, give me one wife and nine months and I shall show you results. Don’t give me nine wives and one month. I cannot do anything.’
Anwar Ibrahim, Malaysian Parliament Opposition Leader
Background. Najib Abdul Razak, the highly unpopular Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister asked Anwar to help with overcoming the economic upheaval, saying "Hey Anwar - take how much resources you want., take them from any ministry, or even recruit from overseas. But complete the work in another 30 days. Take all the people you want and complete it Anwar."