This poem Alianza Íntima Entre La Religión Y La Educación or “The Intimate Alliance Between Religion and Education” was written in April 19, 1876 when Dr. Jose Rizal was just fifteen and studying in Ateneo de Manila. In the poem it can be reflected how Jesuit education and faith are strongly interrelated. Cual hiedra trepadora … Read more
The following poem in Spanish Mi Primera Inspiracion or “My First Inspiration” was believed to have been written by Dr. Jose Rizal when he was just nine years old. Other documents reported that this is the work of his nephew, Antonio Lopez-Rizal (Narcisa’s son) because of seeming likeness in handwriting of the two Rizals. ¿Porqué … Read more
I have compiled here some of Jose Rizal’s famous quotes in Filipino (Tagalog) taken from El Filibusterismo. I hope these can help many students coming to joserizal.com for their homework 🙂 “Napakatamis ng tubig at naiinom, bagaman lumulunod sa alak at serbesa at pumapatay sa apoy. Nagiging singaw ito kapag pinainitan; kapag naligalig, nagiging karagatan … Read more
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.
Whom does Rizal refer to as the “flower among flowers”? Share your comments and interpretation of this inspiring love poem.
In this poem “Education Gives Luster to Motherland”, Jose Rizal extols the citizenry to strive towards education in order to give glory to the country.
Jose Rizal wrote the poem Me Piden Versos (They Asked Me for Verses) while he was a member of Circulo Hispano Filipino.
Jose Rizal wrote “Kundiman” in Tagalog in September 12,1891. The theme of Rizal’s “Kundiman” is his intense love for his Motherland.