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His wisdom, collected here, will live on.
No matter what, nobody can take away the dances you've already had.Just as real events are forgotten, some that never were can be in our memories as if they happened.Sex is the consolation you have when you can't have love.Fiction was invented the day Jonah arrived ...
What I've Learned from Albert Einstein.
Smoke like a chimney, work like a horse, eat without thinking, go for a walk only in really pleasant company.Certain people find everything boring.I discovered that nature was constructed in a wonderful way, and our task is to find out the mathematical structure of ...
How to be a man, according to Benigno S. Aquino III (1960-2021).
When I ask Secretary Leila de Lima for an opinion… well, the lawyers call it a brief, but it is anything but brief. I think the Balintang Channel [where the Philippine Coast Guard shot at a Taiwanese fishing vessel] report was 74-pages ...
"Garry Shandling always said to me, 'Don’t get mad, get funny.' It changed my life."
I’ve never hit anybody who hasn’t clocked me two or three times.Everybody says, You impress me as a guy who never wanted to be a movie star. I say, Everybody in the world wants to be a movie star.I don’t give my children advice unless ...
When three blockages in his heart led him to death's door, Jim Fuentebella, Chief Marketing Officer of the Max's Group, let go.
Less than a year before he turned 50, Jim Fuentebella was walking up a gently sloped hill in San Francisco with his wife, Mavis, when he felt out of sorts, “winded,” as he describes it. Jim, Chief Marketing Officer of the Max’s ...
The legendary actor-director on women, money, discipline, and playing the villain.
EDDIE GARCIA89, actor and filmmakerI started in 1949, after I got discharged from the Philippine Scouts in the U.S. Army. I was stationed in Okinawa for three years, as [part of the] occupational troops. In 1949, the Philippine Scouts were disbanded by President Quirino. ...
Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque was a lawyer, a law professor, and a member of Congress before he took a position at Malacañang. Here is what he's learned throughout his career, much of which is spent blinking in the spotlight.
People think you just show up at the rostrum and speak, people don’t know the amount of preparation needed. As soon as I show up at the office, I read all the newspapers that we have. I get two briefings, one is ...
The former congressman, activist, and human rights lawyer on his memories of torture under Martial Law.
NERI COLMENARESFormer congressman, human rights lawyerIf you're in a position of power or wealth, never abuse and never be arrogant.The second lesson my father told me: "Kung tama ka naman, tindigan mo. Pero kung mali ka, dapat aminin mo." That’s why I could ...
From the archives: A 2011 interview with former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo.
GLORIA MACAPAGAL-ARROYO71, former President of The PhilippinesI don’t give unsolicited advice. But for those who care to know, let me share some of my experience.Some crises can be foreseen. In that case, the most important is to monitor the unfolding developments and prior ...
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