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Imelda Marcos
(1929-____) born on
Jul 2
Filipino first lady. The "Iron Butterfly" was the wife of Ferdinand Marcos, president of Philippines, 1996-86; known for extravagant life style.
         
   
F
I was no Marie Antoinette. I was not born to nobility, but I had a human right to nobility.

R
Life is not a matter of place, things or comfort; rather, it concerns the basic human rights of family, country, justice and human dignity.
A
I did not have three thousand pairs of shoes, I had one thousand and sixty.
N
I get so tired listening to one million dollars here, one million dollars there, it's so petty.
K
If you know how much you've got, you probably haven't got much.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: On "Sixty Minutes," with Diane Sawyer, 21 Sep 1986.
R: Quoted in: Newsweek (New York, 12 June 1989).
A: In "An Uncommon Scold," by Abby Adams, 1989.
N: Quoted in: Times (London, 22 June 1990), complaining of the numerous witnesses called to testify against her during her trial on charges of embezzlement in New York.
K: On "Sixty Minutes," with Diane Sawyer, 21 Sep 1986.
   


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