"I shall be honored to go to jail. Under a dictatorship, the detention cell is a place of honor,"....Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago (Philippines) May 2001.

If you are not careful,the newspapers will have you hating the people who are being oppressed and loving the people who are doing the oppressing.... Ward Churchill and Jim Vander Wall, Agents of Repression, Boston South End Press 1990, p.262.

Freedom is when the people can speak. Democracy is when the government listens.

Fear is not the natural state of civilized people....Aung Sung Suu Kyi.

"How come if it's the rich who's called democracy? But if it's the poor who go there, it's rebellion?" Joseph Estrada, (Philippines).