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Corazon Aquino Quotes and Sayings

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I know my limitations, and I don't like politics.
I was only involved because of my husband.
- Corazon Aquino

It is true you cannot eat freedom and you cannot power
machinery with democracy.
But then neither can political prisoners turn on the
light in the cells of a dictatorship.
- Corazon Aquino

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

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

 

All the world wondered as they witnessed...
a people lift themselves from humiliation to the greatest pride.
- Corazon Aquino

The nation was awakened by that deafening shot.
- Corazon Aquino

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.
- Corazon Aquino

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As I came to power peacefully, so shall I keep it.
- Corazon Aquino

I just do whatever it is that I believe I should do,
regardless of the risks to my life.
- Corazon Aquino

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

It is not I who have been consigned to the bedroom of history.
- Corazon Aquino

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.
- Corazon Aquino

I am not embarrassed to tell you that I believe in miracles.
- Corazon Aquino

One must be frank to be relevant.
- Corazon Aquino

You, the foreign media, have been the companion of
my people in its long and painful journey to freedom.
- Corazon Aquino

You have spent many lives and much treasure to bring
freedom to many lands that were reluctant to receive it.
And here you have a people who won it by themselves
and need only the help to preserve it.
- Corazon Aquino

It wasn't until we got over the self pity that we were
able to accept suffering as apart of our life with Christ.
A man or woman reaches this plane only when he or she ceases to be the hero.
- Corazon Aquino

National leaders who find themselves wilting under
the withering criticisms by members of the media,
would do well not to take such criticism personally
but to regard the media as their allies in keeping
the government clean and honest,
its services.
- Corazon Aquino

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.
- Corazon Aquino

I guess my religious faith sustained me more than anything else.
Family is also very important.
If I didn't have children, it would have been too difficult.
Even if you are strong, you still need people who would support you all the way.
- Corazon Aquino

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.
- Corazon Aquino

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.
- Corazon Aquino

God grant me the serenity
To accept the things I cannot change;
the courage to change the things I can;
and the wisdom to know the difference.
- Reinhold Niebuhr (Serenity Prayer) PHOTO

To know yet to think that one does not know is best;
Not to know yet to think that one knows
will lead to difficulty.
- Lao Tzu PHOTO

If you don't know where you're going,
any road will take you there.
- Lewis Carroll PHOTO
(Alice in Wonderland)

To laugh often and much;
to win the respect of intelligent people
and the affection of children,
to leave the world a better place,
to know even one life has breathed easier
because you have lived,
this is to have succeeded.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson PHOTO

Know the power and the peace of saying,
"I love you just the way you are."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

Know thyself.
- Socrates (inscribed on the ancient Greek temple at Delphi) PHOTO

It ain't what you don't know that gets you into trouble.
It's what you know for sure that just ain't so.
- Mark Twain (attributed)

You cannot do a kindness too soon,
for you never know how soon it will be too late.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Stand Tall, Stand Proud.
Know that you are unique and magnificent.
You do not need the approval of others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is NOT "Supposed to be Fair."
Know that there is no single way that life is "supposed" to be.
Demanding that life meet our expectations
is a sure fire recipe for a miserable existence.
Life is a game with no rules.
Life just happens to us regardless of our best intentions.
Our only path to happiness lies in being open
to receiving whatever life throws at us -
with Gratitude. Have NO Expectations of life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

To live is to choose. But to choose well,
you must know who you are and what you stand for,
where you want to go and why you want to get there.
- Kofi Annan

At the center of your being you have the answer;
you know who you are and you know what you want.
- Lao Tzu

Know that the greatest fear is fear of the unknown.
Seek to meet the unknown with courage and a sense of adventure.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Have the courage to follow your heart and intuition -
they somehow already know what you truly want to become.
- Steve Jobs

One can not reflect in streaming water.
Only those who know internal peace can give it to others.
- Lao Tzu

It's what you learn after you know it all that counts.
- John Wooden

Trust yourself, then you will know how to live.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

To leave the world a bit better ...
to know that one life has breathed easier because you have lived.
This is to have succeeded.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Mama always said life was like a box of chocolates.
You never know what you're gonna get.
- the movie Forrest Gump

This is my wish for you:
Comfort on difficult days,
Smiles when sadness intrudes,
Rainbows to follow the clouds,
Laughter to kiss your lips,
Sunsets to warm your heart,
Hugs when spirits sag,
Beauty for your eyes to see,
Friendships to brighten your being,
Faith so that you can believe,
Confidence for when you doubt,
Courage to know yourself,
Patience to accept the truth,
Love to complete your life.
- Anonymous

Advice is what we ask for when we already know the answer
but wish we didn't.
- Erica Jong

Find your balance and stand with it.
Find your song and sing it out.
Find your cadence and let it appear like a dance.
Find the questions that only you know how to ask and
The answers that you are content to not know.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Once you know yourself as a genuine seeker,
and when your own inner chamber is quite enlightened,
then comes the natural unfoldment of pure love and compassion
and a genuine desire to serve others.
- Rod Stryker

To know God, watch a butterfly return to the same tree -
after a year and a thousand miles.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Happiness blooms
in the presence of self-respect
and the absence of ego.
Love yourself.
Love everyone around you.
Love everyone in the whole world.
Know that your own life is of infinite importance,
as is every other life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

As for me, all I know is that I know nothing.
- Socrates

What I know for sure is that
what you give comes back to you.
- Oprah Winfrey

There is so much we can never know.
Breathe deeply and relax into the not-knowing.
There is much that we do not have to know
in order to live joyfully.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Know that all people are your brothers and sisters.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Your thoughts create your reality.
Your mind is more powerful than you know.
- Neale Donald Walsch

I don't know what your destiny will be, but one thing I know:
the only ones among you who will be really happy
are those who will have sought and found how to serve.
- Albert Schweitzer

Know, first, who you are, and then adorn yourself accordingly.
- Epictetus

We cannot possibly let ourselves get frozen into regarding
everyone we do not know as an absolute stranger.
- Albert Schweitzer

We know nothing at all.
All our knowledge is but the knowledge of schoolchildren.
The real nature of things we shall never know.
- Albert Einstein

A leader is best when people barely know he exists;
when his work is done, his aim fulfilled,
they will say: we did it ourselves.
- Lao Tzu

We shall never know all the good that a simple smile can do.
- Mother Teresa

I believe that it is better to tell the truth than a lie.
I believe it is better to be free than to be a slave.
And I believe it is better to know than to be ignorant.
- H.L. Mencken

Know that you are loved.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

As soon as you trust yourself,
you will know how to live.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

I distrust those people who know so well
what God wants them to do,
because I notice it always coincides
with their own desires.
- Susan B. Anthony

"Go to the people and live among them
in order to know them and learn from them.
- Jimmy Yen

All Knowledge is Divided into Three Domains:
"What We Know",
"What We Know That We Don't Know", and
"What We Don't Know That We Don't Know."
- Werner Erhard

Know that darkness is merely the absence of light.
You can be the small candle that defeats the vast darkness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Know that you sail the seas of life
as the master of your own ship.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Know that life is most joyful when you
neither attempt to hurry the future nor to slow it.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Know that today is your day to dance lightly with life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We still do not know one thousandth of one percent
of what nature has revealed to us.
- Albert Einstein

Know that love has no limits.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It is only when we forget all our learning that we begin to know.
- Henry David Thoreau


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