English Version: To the Young Women of Malolos Buod: Sa kanyang liham sa mga kadalagahan ng Malolos na sinulat noog 1889, ipinahahayag ni Jose Rizal ang kanyang papuri at paggalang sa katapangang ipinamalas ng mga ito sa pagsusulong ng karapatan sa edukasyon – isang di-karaniwang hakbang para sa maraming kababaihan sa kanyang panahon. Ayon kay [...]
Like all cultures around the world, the inhabitants of the Visayas already had a martial system. Magellan and his crew, who wore armours of steel, confidently took on Lapu Lapu and his men, who only wore cloth. Early scribes reported that the natives were proficient with “esgrima”, fencing [...]
English (Loose translation): There is no point blaming yourself for something that has happened in the past. Explanation: The truth is you cannot regret something that has yet to happen. Regret is always related to a past event, action or decision. But there is no benefit in blaming oneself for things that you cannot change [...]
English: Better late than never. Explanation: No explanation required.
English (Loose translation): If you gave life to somebody, you should also provide him/her a source of livelihood. Explanation: One practical application of this saying is the case of a parent-child relationship. It is not enough that a child is born to the world. It also the responsibility of a parent to give that child [...]
English: A reminder is an effective medicine to someone who forgets. Explanation: Athough this saying does not require an explanation, someone may ask: Why is a reminder considered a medicine? That is a very valid question. This is where the experience and wisdom of our parents are valuable. Even before science has confirmed that memory [...]