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One must be frank to be relevant.

One must be frank to be relevant.

by Corazon Aquino Found in: Frankness Quotes,
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I've reached a point in life where it's no longer necessary to try to impress. If they like me the read more

I've reached a point in life where it's no longer necessary to try to impress. If they like me the way I am, that's good. If they don't, that's too bad.

by Corazon Aquino Found in: Miscellaneous Quotes,
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Faith is not simply a patience that passively suffers until the storm is past. Rather, it is a spirit that read more

Faith is not simply a patience that passively suffers until the storm is past. Rather, it is a spirit that bears things - with resignations, yes, but above all, with blazing, serene hope.

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The media's power is frail. Without the people's support, it can be shut off with the ease of turning a read more

The media's power is frail. Without the people's support, it can be shut off with the ease of turning a light switch.

by Corazon Aquino Found in: Media Quotes,
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It's very simple, I just tell my sad story, and people weep.

It's very simple, I just tell my sad story, and people weep.

by Corazon Aquino Found in: Miscellaneous Quotes,
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I don't have any formula for ousting a dictator or building democracy. All I can suggest is to forget about read more

I don't have any formula for ousting a dictator or building democracy. All I can suggest is to forget about yourself and just think of your people. It's always the people who make things happen.

by Corazon Aquino Found in: Miscellaneous Quotes,
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I would rather die a meaningful death than to live a meaningless life.

I would rather die a meaningful death than to live a meaningless life.

by Corazon Aquino Found in: Miscellaneous Quotes,
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Reconciliation should be accompanied by justice, otherwise it will not last. While we all hope for peace it shouldn't be read more

Reconciliation should be accompanied by justice, otherwise it will not last. While we all hope for peace it shouldn't be peace at any cost but peace based on principle, on justice.

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Freedom of expression - in particular, freedom of the press - guarantees popular participation in the decisions and actions of read more

Freedom of expression - in particular, freedom of the press - guarantees popular participation in the decisions and actions of government, and popular participation is the essence of our democracy.

by Corazon Aquino Found in: Miscellaneous Quotes,
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As our country bled . . . its leader's wife came to this podium piously to call for a new read more

As our country bled . . . its leader's wife came to this podium piously to call for a new human order, this when thousands of Filipinos were political prisoners.

by Corazon Aquino Found in: Miscellaneous Quotes,
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