Corazon Aquino Quotes

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Born: January 25, 1933, Tarlac Province, Luzon, Philippines
Birth Country: USA
Died: Makati City, Metro Manila, Luzon, Philippines, August 1, 2009
Occupation: Politician

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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