There are chapters in every life which are seldom read and certainly not aloud.Carol Shields
- The people want government that works for them at every level. They want good government that begins at their doorstep in the barangay, and does not end before the closed door of a bureaucrat in Metro Manila.
- A president can be as strong as she wants to be. 
- Join me as we begin to tear down the walls that divide. Let us build an edifice of peace, progress and economic stability.
- I'd rather be right than Popular
- 2005 State of the Nation Address (July 25, 2005) 
- 2007 State of The Nation Address, Philippines