Here are more quotes translated in English by the famous Philippine national hero, Dr. Jose Rizal: “No one blames a pilot who takes refuge in port when the storm begins to blow. It is not cowardice to duck under a bullet; what is wrong is to defy it only to fall and never rise again.” … Read more
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”.
Here are some famous Jose Rizal quotes from his correspondence with his German friend, Ferdinand Blumentritt.