"I will come up with a project that will wipe out poverty in the Philippines in two years. I want to remove the people from economic crisis by using the Marcos wealth. Long after I'm gone, people will remember me for building them homes and roads and hospitals and giving them food."
"I want my food dead. Not sick, not dying, dead."Imelda Marcos on Oscar Wilde
"You can tell alot about a fellow's character by his way of eating jellybeans."Imelda Marcos on Ronald Reagan
"It's difficult to believe that people are still starving in this country because food isn't available."Imelda Marcos on Ronald Reagan
"You better cut the pizza in four pieces because I'm not hungry enough to eat six."Imelda Marcos on Yogi Berra
"Beware the hobby that eats."Imelda Marcos on Benjamin Franklin
"I love everybody. One of the great things about me is that I have a very positive attitude."
"People say I'm extravagant because I want to be surrounded by beauty. But tell me, who wants to be surrounded by garbage?"
"I always say you can never be extravagant with beauty. Beauty is God made real. Beauty is life."
"Filipinos want beauty. I have to look beautiful so that the poor Filipinos will have a star to look at from their slums."
"Filipinos don't wallow in what is miserable and ugly. They recycle the bad into things of beauty."