"I would rather die a meaningful death than to live a meaningless life."
"A man who won't die for something is not fit to live."Corazon Aquino on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"To be idle is a short road to death and to be diligent is a way of life foolish people are idle, wise people are diligent."Corazon Aquino on Buddha
"The fear of death is the most unjustified of all fears, for there's no risk of accident for someone who's dead."Corazon Aquino on Albert Einstein
"The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time."Corazon Aquino on Mark Twain
"Death is no more than passing from one room into another. But there's a difference for me, you know. Because in that other room I shall be able to see."Corazon Aquino on Helen Keller
"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."
"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."
"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."