People say I'm extravagant because I want to be surrounded by beauty. But tell me, who wants to be surrounded by garbage?
The Philippines is where Asia wears a smile. Beautiful products can only be made by happy people.
My grandchildren are growing up and they could not understand why the Marcoses are still being crucified although we keep on telling them that we did not steal from the Filipino people.
Life is not a matter of place, things or comfort; rather, it concerns the basic human rights of family, country, justice and human dignity.
My dreams have become puny with the reality my life has become.
It so coincided that Marcos had money. After the Bretton Woods agreement he started buying gold from Fort Knox. Three thousand tons, then 4,000 tons. I have documents for these: 7,000 tons. Marcos was so smart. He had it all. It's funny; America didn't understand him.
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I would have to ask the public to choose between a culture of hate or a culture of love. I am sure our poor will pick the latter. With the Marcos assets, we could regain this value of sharing love with one another.
Ferdinand had foresight and unbelievable luck. His success actually bordered on fiction.
Filipinos want beauty. I have to look beautiful so that the poor Filipinos will have a star to look at from their slums.
Filipinos don't wallow in what is miserable and ugly. They recycle the bad into things of beauty.
Diligence, hard work, foresight, entrepreneurship and God's blessing.
President Marcos was investing in precious metals long before he entered politics.
Continuous persecution of widows and orphans is a crime. Even the Bible says there is a specific place in hell for those who oppress widows.
I was no Marie Antoinette. I was not born to nobility, but I had a human right to nobility.