Manila Quotes

Here, we’ve compiled a list of the best Manila Quotes from famous authors such as Manila Luzon, John Gokongwei, Henry Sy, Arnel Pineda, Tom Douglas. Let’s look at these pieces of wisdom. We definitely have something to learn from them!

I’ve started a line of Manila dolls and they’re all going to be wearing my favourite outfits – the spaghetti and meatballs one is the first one, I’m really excited.
Manila Luzon
I’m from Cebu. I was one year old when I came here to Cebu from Fujian, south China. I’m Cebuano. I left for Manila when I was 22.
John Gokongwei
Regional developers have a clear head start in their home communities. They have been there longer and understand their market. As a result, these markets are, in fact, more competitive than those in Manila.
Henry Sy
I may have done an every-night gig in Hong Kong because I was there for almost 16 years, and in Manila, Philippines, I did gigs there.
Arnel Pineda
Tender and sweet, Manila clams partner well with a wide variety of foods – white wine, sake, beer, butter, leeks, fresh herbs, roasted peppers, olives, and wild mushrooms, to name a few.
Tom Douglas
Next to my family in Manila, Journey is my family.
Arnel Pineda
I am very unhappy about reports that I was seeking asylum in Manila.
Before the ‘Fast & Furious’ promo in Manila, I went on a vacation in the Philippines 10 years earlier. I loved it. My ‘Miss Saigon’ friends showed me around.
Luke Evans
If you’re having a bad day, or you’re having a bad career, go to Manila. They’ll bring your spirits up.
Gilbert Arenas
I’m part Spanish. My paternal grandfather came from Spain via Singapore to Manila. On my mother’s side it’s more mixture, with a Filipino mother and a father who was Scotch Irish-French; you know, white American hybrid. And I also have on my father’s side a great-great-grandmother who was Chinese. So, I’m a hybrid.
Jessica Hagedorn
I have been on dialysis in Istanbul, Milan, Indonesia, Manila, London. It’s – it’s amazing.
Natalie Cole
I work a lot in the slums of Tondo, Manila, and the life there is poor and very sad. And I’ve always taught to myself to look for the beauty of it and look in the beauty of the faces of the children and to be grateful.
Catriona Gray
I want the little lassies who are thinking of going to a nightclub in Cardiff to stop to see what that guy’s screaming for, or Grandma to put her knitting down to see why that guy’s chatting about Alexander the Great. I’m after pulling in, whether it’s in Manila, Beijing or whatever, the biggest possible audience.
Sid Waddell
The poverty one still sees in America today is more shocking to me than anything I have seen in Ethiopia or Calcutta or Manila, and has made me, as someone living in a society of great wealth and someone who’s never had to worry about the next meal, think seriously about what universal responsibility really means.
Pico Iyer
There is so much more to the Philippines than just Manila. The beauty is in the neighboring islands.
Pia Wurtzbach
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.
Imelda Marcos
Customer service, they say, is dead. Actually, it isn’t. It’s just hiding behind a call center in Manila.
Timothy Noah
There is nothing wrong with centralizing the budget in Manila. We are such a small country.
Miriam Defensor-Santiago
I used to roller skate a lot in my youth on Taft Avenue, Manila. That is the reason there is always a skating area in all my SM malls. I want more people to share my love for skating.
Henry Sy
It will be a killer, and a chiller, and a thriller, when I get the gorilla in Manila.
Muhammad Ali