We carefully picked some remarkable quotes of President Rody Duterte from the speech he delivered during his first SONA as the national leader of the Republic of the Philippines.
These words of wisdom from President Duterte are something that we can incorporate in real life situations. His moving speech has truly "awakened the patriot in every Filipino."
Pres. Duterte started his 2016 SONA speech with the popular line:
Finger pointing is not the way of honorable men.
Then he directed to the topic about national cooperation urging every Filipino and Muslim communities to love one another and promote peace.
All of us want peace, not the peace of the dead, of course, but the peace of the living.
He who is the cause of the cause is the cause of them all.
The President reiterated the famous line he delivered during his nationwide campaign.
This will be a clean government.
Rody also stressed the significance of human rights law.
My administration shall implement a human rights-based approach to development and governance.
Courage knows no limits, cowardice does.
In this quest I will put at stake my honor, my life, my presidency.
This last statement of President Duterte is a variation to the famous quote of Ferdinand Marcos.
And the Filipino, disciplined, informed and involved, shall rise from the rubbles of sorrow and pain.
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