True music must repeat the thought and inspirations of the people and the time. My people are Americans and my time is today.
Gershwin, George quotes
- Monette Hernandez – dignity of the Filipino "My pride as a Filipino has always been there, but it lay dormant. It sparked from time to time but it lay buried under the colonial persona that loved everything American. Who would have thought that a septuagenarian, a foul-mouthed Bisaya, a maong-corduroy loving small-time mayor will be the one to fire up that dormant nationalism and finally make me truly proud that I am…
- A THOUGHT TO PONDER: Good Things I Do Today "Every time you wake up and ask yourself, What good things am I going to do today?, remember that when the sun goes down at sunset, it will take a part of your life with it." ~Indian Proverb
- FOOD FOR THOUGHT: The One Who Walks In "When you are up in life, your friends get to know who you are. But when you are down in life, you get to know who your friends are. There will be many people who will be great to be around when times are easy, and when there are no worries, instead take note of the people who remain in your life when times are…
- "Those who do not learn from history are doomed… "Those who do not learn from history are doomed to repeat it" - George Santayana