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.

To The Philippines

Rizal as our national hero showed unselfish love for his country by laying his own life in martyrdom and awakening people’s patriotic fervor so that Philippines would be freed from Spanish tyranny.

Hymn to Talisay


“Hymn to Talisay” was written by Rizal for his pupils in Dapitan to sing whenever they rendezvous under the talisay tree.

Flower Among Flowers


In this poem, Rizal alludes to a beautiful young girl as a flower that stands out among all the flowers. Who was Rizal referring to as the “flower among flowers”?