Ambeth R. Ocampo Quotes

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Ambeth R. Ocampo Quotes

Doreen Fernandez foreword to "Rizal Without the Overcoat":
His essays remind us that history need not and should not be relegated to schoolbooks and classrooms, where it often becomes a set of names and dates to memorize and spew out on test papers. History is a living and lively account of what we were and are; it could and should be as real to each of us as stories about family or about recent and past events.. If all of that makes us understand humanity better, so does history make us understand ourselves, and our country infinitely better, in the context of our culture and our society.
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It is ironic that many Filipinos learn to love the Philippines while abroad, not at home.

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As you can see, there are quite a number of things taught in school that one has to unlearn or at least correct.

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We make Rizal in our own image and likeness. Our image of Rizal is usually formed or deformed in school through numerous biographies with flattering titles.

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Rizal's greatest misfortune is being national hero of the Philippines.

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Mahirap ngayon ang educational system. They're out for the degree, not knowledge.

— Ambeth R. Ocampo

I guess if you go around with famous people you are assured of some reflected (or deflected) glory.

— Ambeth R. Ocampo

Reading gives us the furniture of our minds. Reading can spell the difference between independence and slavery; liberation and isolation. Without reading, our history would have turned out differently. Reading made and shaped our heroes. Reading liberates.

— Ambeth R. Ocampo

These Filipinos will be your worst enemies if you commit the imprudence of attacking the Spaniards without the necessary preparation.

— Ambeth R. Ocampo

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