Joined 10 years ago
My favorite lines these past months are these:
"There are realities we all share, regardless of our nationality, language, or individual tastes.
As we need food, so do we need emotional nourishment -- love, kindness, appreciation, and support from others."
--- by J. Donald Walters
"Be kinder than necessary, for everyone you meet is fighting some kind of battle.”
- this quote is an amalgamation of two quotes, according to writer David Michael Perkins of Texas and California:
one by Peter Pan creator James M. Barrie:
"Be kinder than necessary."
and the other by Plato:
"Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle."
Just like to mention that the two songs that make me cry are the following:
1. Linda Rondstandt's version of Blue Bayou...particularly the lines:
I’m going back someday
Come what may
To Blue Bayou
Where the folks are fine
And the world is mine
On Blue Bayou
2. Rod Stewart's version of Waltzing Matilda particularly the lines:
Waltzing Matilda, waltzing Matilda
You'll go waltzing Matilda with me
And it's a battered old suitcase
in a hotel someplace
And a wound that would never heal
9 years ago
They say if you make it in New York, you'll make it anywhere. I say if your child graduates from college in the city of Manila, you have a child who's ready to face the harsh part of the working world. The traffic, the smoke, the constraints of...
2 weeks ago
BDO, BPI, Metrobank, Landbank and PNB are the biggest banks in the Philippines, the country's Big 5. Each one has its own strengths and own groups or types of loyal clients, so none of the five, to my mind, can claim that it's the most powerful or most popular bank in the country.
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