The power of one, if fearless and focused, is formidable, but the power of many working together is better.— Gloria Macapagal Arroyo
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Now I ask you to make your sacrifice. Take a gamble. I took the plunge and I'm glad of it.
I'm not worried. I'm in control.
Optimism is infectious, and opportunity irresistible.
Progress follows progress. Someone, even government, just has to get it started.
I want justice to be so pervasive that it will be taken for granted, just as injustice is taken for granted today.
I feel that if I am freed of the burden of politics, then I can do more and I can take more unpopular decisions. I can have as my guidance for decision whatever is right, not whatever is popular.
The Philippines and the U.S. have had a strong relationship with each other for a very long time now. We have a shared history. We have shared values, democracy, freedom, and we have been in all the wars together in modern history, the World War, Second World War, Cold War, Vietnam, Korea, now the war on terrorism.
On the economy, the U.S. cumulatively is our most important investor, most important trading partner, most important sort of tourists, and we have now a tie that will... a link that will be here for many, many years to come, and that is the big Philippine-American community in the United States - three million of them.
I sow; my successor reaps. This is the majesty of democracy.
In the time one is given, the steward must make the most of the talents one is given by the Lord.
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.
We have the hardest working people in the world, the most adaptable and the most congenial to employ.
While there's been much progress on terrorism, there's still much work to do and it is very important that the countries work together in order to address this threat together.
The people want government that works for them at every level.
They want good government that begins at their doorstep in the barangay, and does not end before the closed door of a bureaucrat in Metro Manila.
In a global arena, what our businessmen need in order to be competitive is transparency and a level playing-field.
I want ordinary people to enjoy a decent standard of living, with ever increasing security, comfort and joy.
Its never right to fight terror with terror.
The Philippines has no policy that demands sacrifice of human lives.
I believe that the war against terrorism and the war against poverty in these times of turmoil go together. So you - when you fight one, you have to fight the other.
I am very grateful to our Muslim population.
One of the things we've been doing is stepping up our inter-faith dialogue with the Muslim population. And I think that helped very much in their support for me.
We must promote solid traits such as work ethics, a dignified lifestyle, matching actions to rhetoric, performance rather than grandstanding.
The military is very constitutionalist, and I have my faith in them and in the cooler heads of the people.
I was invited by President Bush to come to the United States on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the mutual defense treaty.
It is the civilian part of the politics that is very, very bad, and we have to change that.
Filipino businessmen must have the ability to compete freely in the global economy.
A president can be as strong as she wants to be.
I follow my father's philosphy; 'Do what is good, do what is right, and God will take care of the rest.'
In the harshest possible terms, I condemn political killings.
The military is faithful to the constitution.
They will come in only to protect the people from the enemies of the state.
Before September 11, we were fighting terrorism in our southwestern Philippines, and it was a lonely fight. However, we were able to contain it now in one island in that part of the Philippines. But after September 11, and after the creation of the global coalition against terrorism, now we have allies, and I believe now it will easier with allies.
Over the years, our political system has degenerated to the extent that it's difficult for anyone to make any headway, yet keep his hands clean.
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 will follow my father's footsteps by doing what is right, and God will take care of the rest. My father is my role model. My living role model is Cory Aquino.
It is simply the truth that the political system that I am part of has degenerated to the point that it needs fundamental change.