15 Total Quotes

Franklin Drilon Quotes

It is unfortunate that this need for additional sacrifices comes at the time when the credibility of the country's political leadership is at its lowest ebb. I am afraid President Arroyo will find extreme difficulty in her efforts to convince the people to make further sacrifices given her already worn-out credibility and popularity,
Franklin Drilon
#Credibility

It can strengthen the democratic system of government or it can erode the confidence of our people in our system of government,
Franklin Drilon
#Confidence

The right to free speech is guaranteed by the Constitution. Of course, the state has the right to regulate but an enforcement of an absolute no-permit, no-rally prohibition is unconstitutional,
Franklin Drilon
#Free Speech #Constitution #Rally

I would encourage those who are affected by this to go to the Supreme Court and question this absolute prohibition, in effect, of 'no permit-no rally' because this goes beyond reasonable restraint for common good,
Franklin Drilon
#Supreme Court #Rally

The bill which I filed along with 10 other senators last month, will help cushion the impact of the e-VAT law on power consumers, especially the common households. I believe ordinary consumers should be spared from the negative effects of higher electricity bills,
Franklin Drilon
#Household #Senators

While the impeachment has been killed, that would not solve the political crisis. There are still protests in the streets.
Franklin Drilon
#Protests #Impeachment

On the basis of public statements and my consultations with my colleagues, I cannot see 18 senators voting to propose amendments to the Constitution through a constituent assembly,
Franklin Drilon
#Colleagues #Senators

This is the best thing that ever happened to the Liberal Party. Now, the entire Filipino nation can tell who among us joined the Liberal Party for political convenience and who joined for principles and conviction.
Franklin Drilon
#Conviction

The obvious intention is to silence President Arroyo's critics.
Franklin Drilon
#Intention