HOMOBONO A. ADAZA

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“He who guards his mouth and tongue guards himself from evil.” –Proverb 21:23 “He who cannot control his temper is defective in intellect.” — Ibn Gabirolt Both quotations are taken from page 9 of Where There’s Smoke, There’s Salmon: The Book of Jewish Proverbs by Michael Levin These quotations are…

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“No man who knows society at the present day really but must agree that it is not worth preserving in its present basis.” –From Life and Letters of Charles Eliot Norton At the beginning, it was a state of national lawlessness. Realizing that the declaration did not mean anything, now…

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“…there is nothing more to take in hand, more perilous to conduct, or more uncertain to its success than go and take a lead in the introduction of the new order of things. Because the innovator has enemies all those who have done well under the old conditions, lukewarm defenders…

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“I had a dream my life would be So different from this hell I’m living So different now from what it seemed Now life has killed the dream I dreamed.” *From “I Had a Dream” taken from the Broadway Musical, Les Miserables Les Miserables of Victor Hugo is one of…

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“God where are you?” – Rand Mittri, 26-year old student from Aleppo, Syria “What is happening to our country General? – Late Vice-President Emmanuel N. Pelaez I was glued to the television on the morning of Aug. 22, 2016, listening to the comments of senators and resource persons on the…

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“In a presidential system any damn fool can be President. In a parliamentary system no fool can be Prime Minister.” — Late Vice President Salvador “Doy”Laurel and Homobono A. Adaza In my continuing discussion with the late Vice President Salvador Laurel on the need for systemic change in our country…

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“It matters not how strait the gate, How charged with punishments the scroll, I am the master of my fate, I am the captain of my soul” –From Invictus by William Ernest Henley This is not an easy decision to make. It is not only surprising, it could be controversial.…

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