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1. "It is ironic that many Filipinos learn to love the Philippines while abroad, not at home."
Author: Ambeth R. Ocampo
2. "Filipinos have an aversion to blank walls."
Author: Ambeth R. Ocampo
3. "Tourism is a crucial industry that could employ millions of Filipinos, skilled and unskilled alike, cross those 7,107 islands of the Philippines. From the current projection of 3.3 million tourist arrivals in 2010, our aim is to eventually attract 6 million tourists. In the process, we expect to create 3 million jobs in the next six years."
Author: Benigno Aquino III
4. "I'm really proud to be Filipino. Filipinos are really supportive, and I want to thank all of them. I love them!"
Author: Charice Pempengco
5. "Filipinos are not worse than any other colonized people except that our colonization was a little longer, and the independence movement was always dictated in political terms, never in social ones. We borrowed terms, but we didn't understand them."
Author: Ferdinand Marcos
6. "Filipinos want beauty. I have to look beautiful so that the poor Filipinos will have a star to look at from their slums."
Author: Imelda Marcos
7. "Filipinos don't wallow in what is miserable and ugly. They recycle the bad into things of beauty."
Author: Imelda Marcos
8. "Readers of this memo will be disappointed to know that Bong-Bong Gad (sic), designer/owner/driver/proprietor of the vehicle, anticipated the inevitable "there but for THE GRACE OF GOD go I" witticism by unloading same on Yours Truly while we were still shaking hands (Filipinos go in for long handshakes, and the first party to initiate termination of a handshake—usually the non-Filipino—is invariably left with a nagging feeling that he is a shithead)"
Author: Neal Stephenson
9. "I dream of a morning when Filipinos can wake up from the centuries-long sleep that took them from their past and denied them their destiny as a people."
Author: Psyche Roxas Mendoza

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