"I guess my religious faith sustained me more than anything else. Family is also very important. If I didn't have children, it would have been too difficult. Even if you are strong, you still need people who would support you all the way."
"Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies."Corazon Aquino on Mother Teresa
"Faith is taking the first step even when you don't see the whole staircase."Corazon Aquino on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Take the first step in faith. You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step."Corazon Aquino on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"All who call on God in true faith, earnestly from the heart, will certainly be heard, and will receive what they have asked and desired."Corazon Aquino on Martin Luther
"Before the throne of the Almighty, man will be judged not by his acts but by his intentions. For God alone reads our hearts."Corazon Aquino on Mahatma Gandhi
"I would rather die a meaningful death than to live a meaningless 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."
"Freedom of expression - in particular, freedom of the press - guarantees popular participation in the decisions and actions of government, and popular participation is the essence of our democracy."
"It is true you cannot eat freedom and you cannot power machinery with democracy. But then neither can political prisoners turn on the light in the cells of a dictatorship."
"You, the foreign media, have been the companion of my people in its long and painful journey to freedom."