In this post, you will find great Philippines Quotes from famous people, such as Manny Pacquiao, apl.de.ap, Andrew Tan, Catriona Gray, Benigno Aquino III. You can learn and implement many lessons from these quotes.
Our first conversation went like: ‘So, what do you do in the Philippines for fun?’ ‘Well, I like to rap and breakdance.’ And Will was like, ‘What?? Me too!’ That sparked our friendship and from then on, we were inseparable.
There was a time in the mid-’50s when the Philippines was in the same league as Japan economically and academics-wise.
I think that the United States and the Philippines have always had a good relationship with each other. We were colonized by the Americans and we have their culture and our traditions even up to this day and I think that we’re very welcoming with the Americans. And I don’t see any problem with that at all.
Colombia, Philippines, Venezuela, Dominican Republic, Mexico, these are all powerhouse countries in pageants, and have very aggressive fans, this is like soccer to many in these countries.
When I see the discrepancy between kids in the Philippines and the U.S., I feel like I have to give them an opportunity.
I’m fascinated by the Philippines because I’m from here. I was born here. I’m a Filipino.
President Obama and I recognize the importance of strong economic engagement for the continued growth of both the Philippines and the United States.
The people in the Philippines are so extraordinarily nice.
I actually quite miss being called Philippines because in the pageant it’s normal for us to be called our country instead of our names. If somebody goes, ‘Philippines!’ I turn my head and I know that’s me. Now they go ‘Pia’ or ‘Miss Universe.’ Of course that’s better. But I also miss that, being called my country.
The Philippines is unfortunately not a football country – basketball is more popular.
The difference between Rappler and other newsgroups in the Philippines is that journalists control Rappler both editorially and commercially. We make decisions that are bad for business but protect the public sphere.
Then there is my country, the Philippines. President Rodrigo Duterte placed most of the country under a lockdown on the ides of March. Surrounded by men in uniform, he cut public transportation and talked about home quarantine, checkpoints and curfews, but said little about the virus or economic aid for those in need.
My father was stationed at Clark Air Base in the Philippines, which had a hospital where they brought casualties straight from the battlefield. My mother was kind of a sophisticated bohemian, and my father was in the military to make a living.
Apl is very humble, but he’s humongous in the Philippines.
The most important thing to keep in mind is the incredible diversity of talent that’s out there – there are so many great actors from all over Asia, from Singapore and Hong Kong to the Philippines and Mainland China, not to mention many great Asian-American actors who are eager for fun and challenging roles.
I wouldn’t be the same Pia if I won Miss Philippines on my first try.
I used to work for the World Health Organisation in poor countries all over the world – Bangladesh, Korea, the Philippines and India. You learn a whole range of things about how other people are living and try to connect with them to gain an understanding of where they’re coming from.
The trouble with the Labour Party leadership and the trade union leadership, they’re quite willing to applaud millions on the streets of the Philippines or in Eastern Europe, without understanding the need to also produce millions of people on the streets of Britain.
I believe this Emperador Distillers investment in Whyte & Mackay is good for the Philippines as a whole, not only beneficial to our business.
Apl, my bandmate, is from the Philippines. He came to America in 1989, and the first person he met was Will.i.am. And then, I met them when we were 17. Our common ground was music.
I’m from the Philippines and I moved to this country when I was 16.
Originally in the United States, there were no laws regulating behavioral advertising. As a result, like in the Philippines, government has relied on industry self-regulation.
Arab-led Islamic fundamentalism destabilizes nations from Algeria to the Philippines.
In this era of globalisation, I believe that the only way to push the Philippines forward is to focus our energy on improving English, mathematics, science, and technology.
The Philippines ranks among top off-shoring hubs in the world because of cost competitiveness and, more importantly, our highly trainable, English proficient, IT-enabled management and manpower.
I have been with President Trump as he has spoken with leaders from countries on six continents, including Brazil, Bolivia, Ecuador, France, India, Indonesia, Italy, Kenya, Pakistan, Paraguay, Philippines, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, the United Kingdom and many more.
There are many beautiful and resource-rich areas all over the Philippines that are still undeveloped or under-developed. These areas offer opportunities for better master-planning and the emergence of better communities as well as cities.
Journey are very big in the Philippines.
I first visited the Philippines when I was 29. I thought I would feel at home there, but I felt more out of place than I did in the U.S. I discovered I was more American than Filipino. It was shattering because I never felt quite at home in the U.S., either.
My sister is a good story of resiliency. She had a full ride at UC Davis, but she left school to go to the Philippines – and then she decided to go back to school in her 40s, which surprised me. She went to UC Berkeley, and I think she was one of two African Americans in her class at Haas. She’s really impressive.
The Philippines is a terrible name, coming from Spain. Phillip II was the father of the inquisition, who I believe died of syphilis. It is my great regret that we didn’t change the name of our country.
I just wanted to finally release something that sounded really fun, and ‘Must Be Love’ is that song! I’m telling you, I went to the Philippines and sang that live for everyone, and everyone was singing along, and I thought, ‘Wow!’ Everyone was singing this song back to me because everyone loves love.
We practically own everything in the Philippines.
Well you know it’s dangerous in politics, because especially in the Philippines there’s a lot of killing in politics.
I love the Philippines. I feel like it’s a huge part of me. It’s my home.
We seriously suspect the agents of the Americans and Israelis in conducting such horrendous terrorist acts and cannot believe the people who kidnap Philippines nationals, for instance, or behead U.S. nationals are Muslims.
Typhoon Haiyan showed the entire world how vulnerable the Philippines as well as other developing countries are to natural disasters.
In 1995, we had evidence of the brother-in-law of Osama bin Laden being in the Philippines, living in the Philippines. We had evidence of front organizations set up in the Philippines. And we uncovered evidence about, which would help the U.S. with – about the perpetuators of the World Trade Center bombing.
When I think about strong innovations in term of automation, robotics, cognitive computing, and artificial intelligence, they are coming a lot from the Philippines and from India as well.
You have 60 countries in the world with a terrorist problem. That’s two-thirds of the world. We have this group in Basilan, which is a small island in the far south of the Philippines, and the island itself has a population of – what? – 300,000.
Fiction is a very powerful tool for teaching history. The Philippines was the first Iraq, the first Vietnam, the first Afghanistan, in the sense that it was the United States’ initial or baptismal experience in nation-building.
The most adventurous thing I’ve done is learn how to fly a helicopter in the Philippines. One night we landed on a beach and slept on it.
The Merchant Marines fight piracy all over the world. We fight piracy in the Philippines, the east and west coast of Africa, and the east and west coast of South America.
If the Philippines must remain under the control of Spain, they will necessarily have to be transformed in a political sense, for the course of their history and the needs of their inhabitants so require.
Even before 9/11, the Philippines was already fighting terrorism in southwestern Philippines. That’s why when 9/11 happened, we could understand the pain.
Growing up in the Philippines, I loved all kinds of movies. We had a very healthy film industry there when I was a child.
Coming from the Philippines to the U.S. did shape me in that it gave me perseverance.
I’ve worked with Filipino technicians, and they are, I think, among the best. I’m looking forward to visiting the Philippines, maybe for a vacation or to shoot a movie.
That’s actually how my parents met. They were pen pals. My mom was in the Philippines and my father was in the States, and they wrote to each other. He went out to meet her, and they wed not too long after.
The Philippines was with the U.S. in the Second World War, in the Korean War, in the Vietnam War, and now in the war against terrorism.
I see the Philippines one day as a developed country, one of the major economies of Asia – perhaps not in six years, but definitely in our lifetime.
Experience has everywhere shown us, and especially in the Philippines, that the classes which are better off have always been addicted to peace and order because they live comparatively better and may be the losers in civil disturbances.
I believe that we will see a lot of great champions come out of the Philippines.