Top 1009 Quotes & Sayings by Filipino Authors

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I'm, like, really cute.
Y'all know how we have dogs and stuff right? So I think it was bigger people in the world before us, and the dinosaurs was they pets.
I'm fascinated by the Philippines because I'm from here. I was born here. I'm a Filipino. — ©
I'm fascinated by the Philippines because I'm from here. I was born here. I'm a Filipino.
The power of one, if fearless and focused, is formidable, but the power of many working together is better.
I'm living a fairy tale.
We are shallow because our media are so horribly shallow. Every morning, I peruse the papers, and there is so little to read in them. It is the same with radio - all that noise, that artifice.
A broken immigration system means broken families and broken lives.
Life is really not easy, we all have our personal battles, but it is important that you really treasure yourself, love yourself and have a sense of self-worth.
I want to say this to all Filipinos: nothing is impossible.
With proper governance, life will improve for all.
I like my coffee sweet and creamy, that's why I drink Great Taste White.
I consider myself an ordinary person.
Destiny is not designed by mere mortals like us. It is crafted by God. — © Rodrigo Duterte
Destiny is not designed by mere mortals like us. It is crafted by God.
I work a lot in the slums of Tondo, Manila, and the life there is poor and very sad. And I've always taught to myself to look for the beauty of it and look in the beauty of the faces of the children and to be grateful.
Without facts you can't have truth.
Once a champion, always a champion.
Research shows that when women are empowered as political leaders, countries often experience higher standards of living with positive developments in education, infrastructure, and health care.
Rejection doesn't always mean I'm not good enough.
The youth is the hope of our future.
I'm just a regular person who believes life is simple, and I like a simple life.
If, through death penalty, we can create fears, though it's against my will, we have to do it.
You want something? Go get it with single-minded devotion.
I believe that miracles happen every day. Every person is a miracle. Every moment is a miracle. If only we can open our eyes, we'll see God's love everywhere.
I like to think I'm a pretty good friend. I love having a good time, and I enjoy being able to share those good times with others.
I want every Filipino woman empowered with information regarding all options available to her regarding family planning.
The thing about stereotypes as we all know, there is often truth in them, but it's almost always a partial truth.
Everything is for sale if the price is right.
Postmodernism was a reaction to modernism. Where modernism was about objectivity, postmodernism was about subjectivity. Where modernism sought a singular truth, postmodernism sought the multiplicity of truths.
My mother used to pack me Filipino food for lunch, and I would get made fun of because of the way it smelled. Kids would make fun of me because of the way I looked and call me 'Ling Ling.'
Life is not simple, and people can't be boxed into being either heroes or villains.
Where I live, there's a lot of canyons. We're climbing constantly - we're like mountain goats. I'm just trying to get better at that.
I don't like this kind of life where every month you are faced with some kind of a coup.
I belong to a family where I think we're all fairly treated, boys or girls. Although I have to work doubly hard just to be able to be recognised. That meant long hours, but the hard work paid off.
I think that glamour is about confidence and really owning the look.
The idea is to take the most ordinary things and make them extraordinary, as Gerard Manley Hopkins does in his poems.
Art, whatever form it takes, requires hard work, craftsmanship and creativity. As a writer, I know my grammar, cadence, the music of prose, and the art of the narrative.
I find it always pleasurable talking with young people, particularly those aspiring to be writers, out of nostalgia, and because I've always felt that we oldies can learn so much from them and draw from them inspiration in our flagging and rickety years.
I'm not really big on gifts. I like giving back on my birthday. — © Liza Soberano
I'm not really big on gifts. I like giving back on my birthday.
My countrymen, I have given proofs that I am one most anxious for liberties for our country, and I am still desirous of them. But I place as a prior condition the education of the people, that by means of instruction and industry our country may have an individuality of its own and make itself worthy of these liberties.
There is a standard joke in the family. Probably we should go into selling second-hand shoes.
My shot consistency is an area I can improve and continuing to work on my ballhandling.
I can play multiple instruments. I love a cappella. I love barbershop. I love magic.
People always say that I'm just a beautiful face. So immediately, I knew what I wanted. I wanted to be recognized to be more than that.
I am a creative person.
I can't be an ingenue forever, and I wouldn't want to be.
My main goal is trying to win games and a championship.
We young Filipinos are trying to make over a nation and must not halt in our march, but from time to time turn our gaze upon our elders. We shall wish to read in their countenances approval of our actions.
I always tell Asian actors, especially Filipinos wanting to break into Hollywood, to study, study and study and show their best. I haven't stopped studying. There's an abundance of roles, and all you have to do is prove to them that you are good for the role.
Struggles? I think it's natural if you want to do something extraordinary. — © Hidilyn Diaz
Struggles? I think it's natural if you want to do something extraordinary.
I try to keep my nose down and keep grinding. I keep working and having fun.
I felt like I wasn't considered for minority or Caucasian male lead roles. There aren't really a lot of roles written for me, and I mean me and who I am in real life.
I think the sidekick makes the number one look good.
I'm biased for movies that have triumphant endings.
I had a rough childhood.
I guess it became easier for me to accept negative comments about my work, my profession - anything work-related because like I said I take them as positive criticisms.
I want to show the richness of even the most disagreeable bits of life.
I wanted a Broadway credit, but 'Crazy Ex' came along, and it blessed me.
My maternal great-grandfather Don Juan del Gallego was a Spanish adventurer from Asturias, Spain. He sailed on a galleon ship to the Philippines. He then went to the Bicol region to build a town that eventually became known as Del Gallego.
While the Tan Yan Kee foundation believes that it is merely scratching the surface relative to the gargantuan problems in the education sector, it envisions that one day it will be able to train more teachers and provide much-needed facilities that will transform schools into more conducive learning environments.
One of the common conditions on both sides of my families is diabetes.
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