Rizal had nine (9) sisters namely Saturnina, Narcisa, Olimpia, Lucia, Maria, Concepcion, Josefa, Trinidad, and Soledad.
Jose Rizal was known for his nationalistic fervor. In fact Rizal’s friendship with Blumentritt started because of his great interest in the Tagalog language.
I have chosen a few lines from Jose Rizal’s El Filibusterismo novel which are reflective of the novelist’s burning love for his work and country.
Jose Rizal wrote on the Indolence of the Filipinos published in La Solidaridad as a perfect rebuttal and in defense of his fellowmen.
There are many Jose Rizal quotes from his novel, the Noli Me Tangere. You can add to the three quotes I have listed here.
Death is inevitable but Jose Rizal’s strong words about dying makes a lot of sense why we need to live and die well.
The following quote on ignorance by Jose Rizal was taken from his “Letter to the Young Women of Malolos”.
Jose Rizal dedicated this poem to Miss Consuelo Ortiga y Rey (Miss C.O. y R.) and was written in August 22,1883.
Jose Rizal as our national hero showed unselfish love for his country by awakening people’s patriotic fervor in this poem “To The Philippines”.
“Hymn to Talisay” was written by Rizal for his pupils to sing while they rendezvous under the Talisay tree.