Rizal’s Life Work’s and Writings

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Rizal’s life work’s and writings
Rizal’s sayings

* All men are born equal, naked, without bonds. God did not create man to be a slave; nor did he endow him with intelligence to have him hoodwinked, or adorn him with reason to have him deceived by others.

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* This saying of Dr. Jose Rizal wants to tell us that all people in this world are equal, we are not born to be a slave. We need to show to others that if they are smart, we are also smart, and what are the things they can do we can do it also. Filipinos are not born to deceived by other country, we need to show them that we can stand on our own.

* He who does not know how to look back at where he came from will never get to his destination.

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Jose Rizal. Rizal’s World is basically a world map that highlights the 13 countries, including the Philippines, that Rizal had set his foot on from 1882 to 1887. Provincial Board Member Neil Nocon, who chairs the board’s committee on education, tourism, history, arts and culture which initiated the project, said the maps were intended to provoke a “global perspective” among Filipinos.
In June, Nocon’s office came out with a map of Laguna featuring the towns associated with Rizal at some point in history. “With this one, we want to inspire students or Filipinos studying, working or traveling abroad to be like Rizal, and use all those learning and ideas you learned abroad to help improve your own country,” the official said. The maps teach students not only world geography—as Rizal’s route is traced from the Philippines to Italy, Spain, France, Germany, Vietnam, Sri Lanka, Singapore, Egypt, Yemen, Austria, Czech Republic and Switzerland—but also history as accounts of the hero’s activities in a particular time and city are retold.

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- Nocon believed the maps would be an effective teaching aid for students to easily “digest” history. He said it would appeal to the many overseas Filipino workers to know that their national hero was once where they are right now. “(The map) also humanizes Rizal, that in his course of initiating reform, he too was an