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#1. When the Walkman was the craze in my generation, I was one of the first to have it. - Author: Benigno Aquino III
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#2. The Philippines is strategically located and blessed with the greatest resource: its people, who are hard-working, very loyal, and very adaptive. - Author: Benigno Aquino III
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#3. Mom's paintings are a very small part of the legacy she left behind. - Author: Benigno Aquino III
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#4. If we say yes to something we believe is wrong now, what guarantee is there that the wrong will not be further exacerbated down the line? - Author: Benigno Aquino III
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#5. When my father returned home on the twenty-first of August 1983, he had a speech prepared. Filipinos never got to hear it, because he was murdered right on the tarmac. - Author: Benigno Aquino III
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#6. As you may know, the Millennium Challenge Corporation, or MCC, awards grants only to countries which rule justly, promote economic freedom, and invest in their people. - Author: Benigno Aquino III
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#7. Peace in the Middle East is of prime importance to the Philippines, due to the presence of around 2 million of our countrymen working in that region. - Author: Benigno Aquino III
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#8. The Philippines has vast minerals that are still untapped. It has one of the world's largest deposits of gold, nickel, copper and chromite. Through responsible mining, we intend to generate more revenues from the extraction of these resources. - Author: Benigno Aquino III
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#9. The focus of my administration is, if somebody decides to work abroad, then it has to be from choice as opposed to necessity. - Author: Benigno Aquino III
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#10. The people want to go back to the time when democracy was in full bloom. - Author: Benigno Aquino III
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#11. Perhaps the strongest signal of reengagement with Southeast Asia was the U.S.'s accession to the Southeast Asian Treaty of Amity and Cooperation. - Author: Benigno Aquino III
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#12. I think President Obama, like myself, is a multitasker. - Author: Benigno Aquino III
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#13. We don't get typhoons in December. They normally end by September. A typhoon happening in October is considered a late event. - Author: Benigno Aquino III
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#14. Part of my mandate is to curb corruption and streamline a cumbersome, graft-ridden bureaucracy, to put resources where they will provide the clearest results, and to untangle a complicated regulatory environment. - Author: Benigno Aquino III
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#15. When my father was assassinated, I decided that I would not compete with his memory, but the priority would be to achieve his dream. - Author: Benigno Aquino III
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#16. The Philippines-U.S. Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement takes our security cooperation to a higher level of engagement, reaffirms our country's commitment to mutual defense and security, and promotes regional peace and stability. - Author: Benigno Aquino III
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#17. The message has to be sent that if you commit a crime there has to be punishment. - Author: Benigno Aquino III
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#18. We in the Philippines know we have to perform our own role in terms of promoting peace in the world. We are actually members of the U.N. peacekeeping forces in many areas. - Author: Benigno Aquino III
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#19. We will revive the emergency employment program established by former President Corazon Aquino. This will provide jobs for local communities and will help in the development of their and our economy. - Author: Benigno Aquino III
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#20. Let me make it clear: The Disbursement Allocation Program is not pork barrel. Of the DAP releases in 2011 and 2012, only nine percent was disbursed for projects suggested by legislators. The DAP is not theft. Theft is illegal. - Author: Benigno Aquino III
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#21. I'm not concentrated or concerned with any other factors rather than just being able to do the best job that I can. - Author: Benigno Aquino III
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#22. The mandate given to me was one of change. - Author: Benigno Aquino III
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#23. President Obama and I recognize the importance of strong economic engagement for the continued growth of both the Philippines and the United States. - Author: Benigno Aquino III
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#24. While I accept that there are certain things about my private life that will always be of interest to the public, it would be better if you give the same amount of attention to issues that matter as well. - Author: Benigno Aquino III
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#25. I will not only not steal, but I will run after thieves. - Author: Benigno Aquino III
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#26. One of the things my father taught me was you should not exclude those who are opposed to your ideas. - Author: Benigno Aquino III
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#27. Both President Obama and I shared the conviction that territorial and maritime disputes in the Asia Pacific region should be settled peacefully based on international law. We affirm that arbitration is an open, friendly and peaceful approach to seeking a just and durable solution. - Author: Benigno Aquino III
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#28. The United States is a key ally, a strategic partner, and a reliable friend of the Philippines. - Author: Benigno Aquino III
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#29. I've been called 'hardheaded,' 'obstinate,' 'unreasonable,' etc. - Author: Benigno Aquino III
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#30. I had a simple goal in life: to be true to my parents and our country as an honorable son, a caring brother, and a good citizen. - Author: Benigno Aquino III
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#31. Although I was born to famous parents, I know and feel the problems of ordinary citizens. - Author: Benigno Aquino III
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#32. I remove a lot of the pressure from myself by saying I'm not competing with my parents. They are the persons who taught me my ideology. They actively practiced what they preached. They're the exemplars and the role models. So how does one compete with a mentor? - Author: Benigno Aquino III
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#33. The Philippines is for the Philippines. We can defend ourselves. - Author: Benigno Aquino III
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#34. I want to make democracy work not only for the rich and the well connected but for everyone. - Author: Benigno Aquino III
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#35. I am not concerned about getting reelected. I can make the unpopular but necessary decision. Your focus from day one is on your legacy rather than political considerations. - Author: Benigno Aquino III
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#36. I was put into office by the people who believed in my idea that corruption is the root of poverty; that an end to corruption would mean an end to poverty. - Author: Benigno Aquino III
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#37. You may have the might, but that does not necessarily make you right. - Author: Benigno Aquino III
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#38. With proper governance, life will improve for all. - Author: Benigno Aquino III
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#39. I am from the class that has, in a sense, benefited from the status quo, but everyone still gets victimized. - Author: Benigno Aquino III
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#40. I started out in public service in 1998 after the Asian financial crisis of '97. - Author: Benigno Aquino III
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#41. My administration's compact with the Filipino people will demand no less than the attainment of lasting peace and equitable prosperity. We will employ all the tools at our disposal to achieve this. - Author: Benigno Aquino III
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