Corazon Aquino Quotes
María Corazón Cojuangco y Sumulong de Aquino (January 25, 1933 – August 1, 2009), popularly known as Cory Aquino, was a Filipino politician who served as the 11th President of the Philippines. Aquino was the most prominent figure of the 1986 People Power Revolution, which toppled the 20-year authoritarian rule of President Ferdinand E. Marcos and restored democracy to the Philippines. She was named Time magazine's "Woman of the Year" in 1986. Prior to this, she had not held any other elective office.
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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.
I acknowledged that I owed my presidency to People Power. I resolved during my presidency that I would in turn empower the people.
There is much that women can bring into politics that would make our world a kinder, gentler place for humanity to thrive in.
When you restore democracy, you cannot say that only those who worked for the restoration of democracy will be allowed to use the privileges of a democracy.
All the world wondered as they witnessed... a people lift themselves from humiliation to the greatest pride.
I just do whatever it is that I believe I should do, regardless of the risks to my life.
“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.”