Jose Rizal Quote
As quoted in Community Celebrates Rizal Day in Asian Journal USA (31 December 2007)
Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsJose Rizal
Born: June 19, 1861
Died: December 30, 1896 (age 35)
Bio: José Protacio Rizal Mercado y Alonzo Realonda , was a Filipino polymath, patriot and the most prominent advocate for reform in the Philippines during the Spanish colonial era. He is regarded as the foremost Filipino patriot and is listed as one of the national heroes of the Philippines by the National Heroes Committee.
Quote of the day
“Like birds, whose beauties languish half concealed, Till, mounted on the wing, their glossy plumes Expanded, shine with azure, green and gold; How blessings brighten as they take their flight.”