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Imelda Marcos Quotes

Imelda Marcos
Life is not a matter of place, things or comfort; rather, it concerns the basic human rights of family, country, justice and human dignity.
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#British Journalist #Family #Comfort #Fear #Human Rights

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The problems with First Ladies is that you have to set the standard. My role is to be both star and slave.
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If you know how rich you are, you are not rich. But me, I am not aware of the extent of my wealth. That's how rich we are.
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I did not have three thousand pairs of shoes, I had one thousand and sixty.
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When they see me holding fish, they can see that I am comfortable with kings as well as with paupers.
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They call me corrupt, frivolous. I am not at all privileged. Maybe the only privileged thing is my face. And corrupt? God! I would not look like this if I am corrupt. Some ugliness would settle down on my system.
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I have a different way of thinking. I think synergistically. I'm not linear in thinking, I'm not very logical.
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We practically own everything in the Philippines.
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Never dress down for the poor. They won't respect you for it. They want their First Lady to look like a million dollars.
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I have never been a material girl. My father always told me never to love anything that cannot love you back.
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#British Journalist #Advise

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People say I'm extravagant because I want to be surrounded by beauty. But tell me, who wants to be surrounded by garbage?
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#British Journalist #Beauty

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Win or lose, we go shopping after the election.
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#British Journalist #Elections

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I am beyond logic and rationality.
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#Logic

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Doesn't the fight for survival also justify swindle and theft? In self defence, anything goes.
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#British Journalist #Self

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I was born ostentatious. They will list my name in the dictionary someday. They will use 'Imeldific' to mean ostentatious extravagance.
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#Extravagance

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I hate ugliness. You know I'm allergic to ugliness.
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#British Journalist #Hate

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I was no Marie Antoinette. I was not born to nobility, but I had a human right to nobility.
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If you know how much you've got, you probably haven't got much.
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I get so tired listening to one million dollars here, one million dollars there, it's so petty.
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#British Journalist #Listening

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It is terribly important to do certain things, such as wear overembroidered dresses. After all, the mass follows class. Class never follows mass.
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#Class