Quotes by Grace Poe

I'm not for censorship without reason.
- Grace Poe
Definitely, I am not advocating an arms race.
- Grace Poe
What is important is a leader who can be trusted.
- Grace Poe
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My dad was such a great story-teller, a good teacher.
- Grace Poe
I will continue to help run my father's company.
- Grace Poe
Every worker needs a decent and legal source of income.
- Grace Poe
I'm biased for movies that have triumphant endings.
- Grace Poe
Nothing will deter crime but the certainty of punishment.
- Grace Poe
In many parts of Mindanao, brownouts are a frequent occurrence.
- Grace Poe
I am quite uncomfortable using legislation to peg the minimum wage.
- Grace Poe
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I believe that transparency is the solution to our problem on corruption.
- Grace Poe
If you don't expose something to sunlight, microbes and germs will thrive.
- Grace Poe
Like every parent, I cannot rest easy until my children are home safe at night.
- Grace Poe
Underlings look up to the boss for behavioral cues, subtle signs, hints and gestures.
- Grace Poe
The straight path is not one that is reserved for a few. This should be taken by more of us.
- Grace Poe
Even if I aspired to be in showbiz, I felt physically inadequate being compared to my parents.
- Grace Poe
I appreciate artistically made movies, but as an audience member, I want to be entertained, too.
- Grace Poe
If, through death penalty, we can create fears, though it's against my will, we have to do it.
- Grace Poe
Most movies now are drama, and the commercially successful ones are, sadly, about adulterous relationships.
- Grace Poe
Filipinos should need no longer kill fellow Filipinos. With peace, real progress can touch all corners of the country.
- Grace Poe
It's important to have IT knowledge; it's important to increase every government agency's IT capability.
- Grace Poe
Loyalty to the country does not end with territory. Sometimes you are elsewhere, but your heart is really for the country.
- Grace Poe
You need a president whom you can trust, someone who will not steal your money, a president who is sincere, brave and just.
- Grace Poe
Even if we do not walk together on the straight path, as long as we have the same destination, that is what's important.
- Grace Poe
My resume is lean enough that I don't have the added baggage that is not necessary to be able to be successful in government.
- Grace Poe
I am deeply concerned about the impact of poverty on children because poverty can destroy their future and bind them to a life of misery.
- Grace Poe
I am grateful for my father's legacy. I am grateful to have found out who my real friends are. I am grateful for God's guidance.
- Grace Poe
If I think of all the family members, I was probably the only one who was excited with the possibility of my dad's entering public office.
- Grace Poe
I see the Philippines one day as a developed country, one of the major economies of Asia - perhaps not in six years, but definitely in our lifetime.
- Grace Poe
The people who have been helping me in the past continue to support me. Many of them supported my father, and the support isn't just financial.
- Grace Poe
My favorite author is David Baldacci; I've read all his books. I even have a picture with Baldacci taken during his book-signing in the States.
- Grace Poe
Whenever I come here to Ilocos, I get sentimental because I always remember that as a child, I would ride a bike with my father in Paoay near where they were shooting 'Panday.'
- Grace Poe
Your aspiration is really for the country to be better. I think that's exactly what I've gone through - a Filipino who may live elsewhere but who cares just as much for the country.
- Grace Poe
Integrity is a very important and an almost indispensable virtue that all leaders must possess. This is especially true in the Philippine context because we Filipinos really respond to leadership by example.
- Grace Poe
It's always best to ask for forgiveness if you feel that you made a mistake. And again, asking for forgiveness is not just saying the words 'I'm sorry'; it is also offering what you need to do.
- Grace Poe
As a public figure, you have to maintain a certain demeanor. We also have responsibility to the public, but of course, I'm not perfect. I have a lot of flaws; my husband can tell you that, my friends, even. They know who I am.
- Grace Poe
I learned a lot about filmmaking from my dad. Starting when I was a child, I would listen to my dad as an actor, writer, director and producer talking about films - you know what the treatment would be in the opening, in the middle, and in the ending.
- Grace Poe
The string of disqualification cases were filed against me when I was still contemplating a run for the presidency by people whose motives were suspect at best. Powerful groups with personal agenda are behind these cases. But I am not afraid. Not when the people are behind me.
- Grace Poe