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On Ninoy's 34th death anniversary, we are rededicating EQPost to the lofty ideals of Ninoy. "No to tyranny! No to degradation of dignity!"

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“How shall freedom be defended? By arms when it is attacked by arms, by truth when it is attacked by lies, by faith when it is attacked by authoritarian dogma. Always, in the final act, by determination and faith.”

― Archibald MacLeish

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

The Rizal Predictions:The Philippines Circa 2016

"To foretell the destiny of a nation, it is necessary to open the book that tells of her past."
-- José Rizal, quote inscribed in Fort Santiago
“Cowardice rightly understood begins with selfishness and ends with shame.” 
― José Rizal
"When I despair, I remember that all through history the way of truth and love has always won. There have been tyrants and murderers and for a time they seem invincible but in the end, they always fall - think of it, always." 
-Mahatma Gandhi
 
"It is a useless life that is not consecrated to a great ideal." 
Jose Rizal
"It is like a stone wasted on the field without becoming a part of any edifice." Jose Rizal
One only die once and if one does not die well, a good opportunity is lost and will not present itself again. - (Rizal's Letter to Mariano Ponce - 1890)
" Where are the youth who will consecrate their budding years, their idealism and enthusiasm to the welfare of their country? "
"Where are the youth who will generously pour out their blood to wash away so much shame, so much crime, so much abomination? Pure and spotless must the victim be, that the sacrifice may be acceptable! "
"Where are you, youth, who will embody in yourselves the vigor of life that has lift our veins, the purity of ideas that has been contaminated in our hearts?"
" We await you, O youth! Come, for we await you!' " Jose Rizal
“Our liberty will not be secured at the sword's point... We must secure it by making ourselves worthy of it." Jose Rizal
 And when the people reach that height, God will provide a weapon, the idols will be shattered, tyranny will crumble like a house of cards, and liberty will shine out like the first dawn.” 
― José Rizal
One glorious moment in Philippine history.
“The example could encourage others who only fear to start.” 
― José Rizal
 "I die without seeing the dawn brighten over my native land. You who have it to see, welcome it -- and forget not those who have fallen during the night!"
-- José Rizal, Noli Me Tangere (translated by Charles Derbyshire as The Social Cancer)