The divine flame of thought is inextinguishable in the Filipino people, and somehow or other it will shine forth and compel recognition. It is impossible to brutalize the inhabitants of the Philippines!- Jose RizalPhilippinen
Wer nicht auf den Weg zurück blicken kann, von dem er gekommen ist, wird nie an seinem Ziel ankommen.
He who does not know how to look back at where he came from will never get to his destination.- Jose RizalErfahrung
The government that governs from afar absolutely requires that the truth and the facts reach its knowledge by every possible channel, so that it may weigh and estimate them better, and this need increases when a country like the Philippines is concerned, where the inhabitants speak and complain in a language unknown to the authorities.- Jose RizalPhilippinen
While a people preserves its language; it preserves the marks of liberty.- Jose Rizal
As God has not made anything useless in this world, as all beings fulfill obligations or a role in the sublime drama of Creation, I cannot exempt from this duty, and small though it be, I too have a mission to fill, as for example: alleviating the sufferings of my fellowmen.- Jose Rizal