Monthly Archives: August 2013
Scrap the pork barrel is the outcry of thousands of Filipinos who gathered at the Quirino Grandstand in Manila on Aug. 26, National Heroes’ Day. It is believed that the pork barrel is the main source of corruption of elected government officials in the country. People from all walks of life joined the peaceful rally. The message was loud and clear – scrap the pork barrel and prosecute the guilty. The question is will the government listen to the people?
“Integrity is what we say, what we do and what we say we do.” – Don Galer
“It’s not that we have to quit this life one day, but it’s how many things we have to quit all at once: music, laughter, the physics of falling leaves, automobiles, holding hands, the scent of rain, the concept of subway trains… if only one could leave this life slowly!”
– Roman Payne
” The destination is made more meaningful by and through the journey. Don’t give up!”
– Evinda Lepins
And this man spells it out clearly on his shirt – “Never Give Up.”
“Time goes faster the more hollow it is. Lives with no meaning go straight past you, like trains that don’t stop at your station.”
– Carlos Ruiz Zafon
” I made up my mind not to care so much about the destination, and simply enjoy the journey.”
– David Archuleta
“The path to our destination is not always a straight one. We go down the wrong road, we get lost, we turn back. Maybe it doesn’t matter which road we embark on. Maybe what matters is that we embark.”
– Barbara Hall
The eyes are the windows to the soul.
The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.
– Helen Keller
Those who don’t know how to weep with their whole heart, don’t know how to laugh either.
– Golda Meir
The beauty does not live out there; the beauty’s in my eyes.
– Jonathan Lockwood Huie