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Jose Rizal’s Sisters

Rizal had nine (9) sisters namely Saturnina, Narcisa, Olimpia, Lucia, Maria, Concepcion, Josefa, Trinidad, and Soledad.

Jose Rizal Quotes on Tagalog Language

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.

Jose Rizal Quotes from El Filibusterismo

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 Quote from La Solidaridad

Jose Rizal wrote on the Indolence of the Filipinos published in La Solidaridad as a perfect rebuttal and in defense of his fellowmen.

Jose Rizal Quotes from Noli Me Tangere

There are many Jose Rizal quotes from his novel, the Noli Me Tangere. You can add to the three quotes I have listed here.

Jose Rizal Quote on Death

Death is inevitable but Jose Rizal's strong words about dying makes a lot of sense why we need to live and die well.

Jose Rizal Quote on Ignorance

The following quote on ignorance by Jose Rizal was taken from his "Letter to the Young Women of Malolos".

Miss C.O. y R.

Jose Rizal dedicated this poem to Miss Consuelo Ortiga y Rey (Miss C.O. y R.) and was written in August 22,1883.

To The Philippines

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

"Hymn to Talisay" was written by Rizal for his pupils to sing while they rendezvous under the Talisay tree.