Imelda Marcos Quotes

Imelda Marcos Quotes: I am my little people's star and slave. When I go out into the barrios, I get dressed because I know my little people want to see a star. Other presidents' wives have gone to the barrios wearing house dresses and slippers. That's not what people want to see. People want someone they can love, someone to set an example.
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Imelda Marcos Quote: My dreams were always small and puny. All I ever needed was a little house with a little picket fence by the sea. Little did I know that I would live in Malacanang Palace for 20 years and visit all the major palaces of mankind. And then also meet ordinary citizens and the leaders of superpowers.
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Quotes about Imelda Marcos: The problems with First Ladies is that you have to set the standard. My role is to be both star and slave.
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Quote about Imelda Marcos: They went into my closets looking for skeletons, but thank God, all they found were shoes, beautiful shoes.
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Imelda Marcos Sayings: It is terribly important to do certain things, such as wear overembroidered dresses. After all, the mass follows class. Class never follows mass.
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Imelda Marcos Saying: Our opponent [Cory Aquino] does not put on any make up. She does not have her fingernails manicured. You know gays. They are for beauty. Filipinos who like beauty, love and God are for Marcos.
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Sayings about Imelda Marcos: Filipinos want beauty. I have to look beautiful so that the poor Filipinos will have a star to look at from their slums.
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Saying about Imelda Marcos: The problem of the world today is the people talk on and on about democracy, freedom, justice. But I don't give a damn about democracy if I am worried about survival.
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Imelda Marcos Quotes: The Marcos era was the golden time for the Philippines. We had the lowest crime rate in the world in Manila and real development then. At last, people are starting to understand this.
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Imelda Marcos Quote: My husband does not like me to give interviews because I say too much. No talk, no trouble.
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Quotes about Imelda Marcos: It is not expensive to be beautiful. It takes only a little effort to be presentable and beautiful. But it takes some effort. And unfortunately people think of beauty as luxury, beauty as frivolity, ... or extravagance. Beauty is a discipline, beauty is art, is harmony, in the ideological sense and in the theological sense, beauty is God and love made real. And the ultimate reach in this world is beauty.
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Quote about Imelda Marcos: I will come up with a project that will wipe out poverty in the Philippines in two years. I want to remove the people from economic crisis by using the Marcos wealth. Long after I'm gone, people will remember me for building them homes and roads and hospitals and giving them food.
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Imelda Marcos Sayings: They need a role model. They need a star!
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Imelda Marcos Saying: The only rich person is a person who is rich in spirit. I have no money deposit. I have only beauty deposit.
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