55 Famous quotes and sayings by Rodrigo Duterte

Rodrigo Roa Duterte, also known as Digong, is a Filipino lawyer and politician. Born on March 28, 1945, he is the Philippine's 16th President. May these Rodrigo Duterte quotes give you the inspiration and encouragement you need that will benefit you on your life's journey.

Famous quotes and sayings by Rodrigo Duterte
1. “Destiny is not designed by mere mortals like us. It is crafted by God.” – Rodrigo Duterte

2. “It is really the angling in the media that I do not like. That is how media can be rotten.” – Rodrigo Duterte

3. “God does not discriminate against people, regardless of color, religion, social class, or gender and sexual preferences.” – Rodrigo Duterte

4. “No leader, however strong, can succeed at anything of national importance or significance unless he has the support and cooperation of the people he is tasked to lead and sworn to serve.” – Rodrigo Duterte

5. “Love of the country, subordination of personal interests to the common good, concern and care for the helpless and the impoverished - these are among the lost and faded values that we seek to recover and revitalize as we commence our journey towards a better Philippines.” – Rodrigo Duterte

6. “What you should worry about is how you suffer here on this planet. You do not worry about suffering after you make the exit.” – Rodrigo Duterte

7. “As a lawyer and a former prosecutor, I know the limits of the power and authority of the president. I know what is legal and what is not.” – Rodrigo Duterte

8. “I wear cheap shoes. I don't even wear socks.” – Rodrigo Duterte

9. “Many are asking what my credentials are and what I can do for the Philippines. They are telling me that they heard I am a womanizer. That is true. That is very true.” – Rodrigo Duterte
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10. “Human rights must work to uplift human dignity.” – Rodrigo Duterte

11. “I have to build a new environment for the people. I will place them in ecozones and provide them assistance. I will build hospitals there. There will be economic activity.” – Rodrigo Duterte

12. “The state must protect the media. In a democracy, the role of media is very important. In the absence of a credible opposition party, you can rely on the media.” – Rodrigo Duterte

13. “I'm fine with gays. I have nothing against gays.” – Rodrigo Duterte

14. “I do not like the way oppressed Filipinos are being treated now. They are oppressed and have no one to turn to.” – Rodrigo Duterte
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15. “Fate has many faces.” – Rodrigo Duterte

16. “Rich people are afraid to die.” – Rodrigo Duterte

17. “I only want three children for every family. I'm a Christian, but I'm a realist, so we have to do something with our overpopulation. I will defy the opinion or the belief of the Church.” – Rodrigo Duterte

18. “I will flight for the people until my last breath.” – Rodrigo Duterte

19. “The only reason there is peace and order in Davao is because of me.” – Rodrigo Duterte
Famous quotes and sayings by Rodrigo Duterte
20. “For the record, I believe in God, but I do not believe in religion, period.” – Rodrigo Duterte

21. “Everyone gets sick, and everyone has to go.” – Rodrigo Duterte

22. “I am a man of many flaws and contradictions.” – Rodrigo Duterte

23. “Freedom of expression is very important.” – Rodrigo Duterte

24. “I just want everybody to follow the law.” – Rodrigo Duterte
Famous quotes and sayings by Rodrigo Duterte
25. “Even money has a price.” – Rodrigo Duterte

26. “Gamble until you die. I do not really care.” – Rodrigo Duterte

27. “I will retire with the reputation of Idi Amin.” – Rodrigo Duterte

28. “For every profanity, there's a story behind it. People should go beyond my cussing.” – Rodrigo Duterte

29. “I don't mind giving five thousand pardons a day.” – Rodrigo Duterte

30. “I've always said that God will somehow enlighten me.” – Rodrigo Duterte

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31. “Relax. I am not the man I am portrayed to be by some.” – Rodrigo Duterte

32. “If you are an upright journalist, nothing will happen to you.” – Rodrigo Duterte

33. “I slap people in public, especially erring policemen. I can even challenge them to a duel. I am a gunfighter.” – Rodrigo Duterte

34. “Sometimes, my mouth can get the better of me.” – Rodrigo Duterte

35. “Erosion of faith and trust in government is the real problem that confronts us.” – Rodrigo Duterte

36. “I have this deep and abiding faith in God. But this does not mean that you have to have a religion or follow somebody.” – Rodrigo Duterte

37. “I don't care if you will get angry with me, but I am not open to a compromise. Contractualization must go. It is anti-people.” – Rodrigo Duterte

38. “From day one, I told people there are consequences for not abiding by the law.” – Rodrigo Duterte

39. “I don't want anyone controlling me.” – Rodrigo Duterte

40. “I have to address the economic conditions of everybody, including, and perhaps first, those who are poor.” – Rodrigo Duterte

41. “We have a society now where obedience to the law is really a choice, an option only.” – Rodrigo Duterte

42. “I've always hated oppression.” – Rodrigo Duterte

43. “To all my political opponents, all and sundry, not only the presidential bets, I would like to offer my hand to friendship.” – Rodrigo Duterte

44. “You cannot prevent me from talking. I am exercising my right to free speech.” – Rodrigo Duterte

45. “I am just an ordinary man.” – Rodrigo Duterte

46. “My worry is how to protect the Filipino.” – Rodrigo Duterte

47. “I need to control my mouth.” – Rodrigo Duterte

48. “Let me be very clear, my friendship with my friends ends when the interest of the country begins.” – Rodrigo Duterte

49. “You have to support the government, not to me personally; I do not want anyone cultivating loyalty to me. I don't like that.” – Rodrigo Duterte

50. “Lawyers are for only what is right.” – Rodrigo Duterte

51. “If you're a public official, your life is an open book.” – Rodrigo Duterte

52. “I have no cancer. I have four illnesses, but they are not fatal.” – Rodrigo Duterte

53. “I am well. Do not worry about my health.” – Rodrigo Duterte

54. “Hand of steel is needed everywhere.” – Rodrigo Duterte

55. “I am a lawyer and 22 years the mayor of Davao City. I served as congressman of the first district for one term, and I was vice mayor to my daughter, Inday.” – Rodrigo Duterte

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