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I did NOT have three thousand pairs of shoes, I had one thousand and sixty.
People say I'm extravagant because I want to be surrounded by beauty. But tell me, who wants to be surrounded by garbage?
Filipinos want beauty. I have to look beautiful so that the poor Filipinos will have a star to look at from their slums.
They went into my closets looking for skeletons, but thank God all they found were shoes, beautiful shoes.
My grandchildren are growing up and they could not understand why the Marcoses are still being crucified although we keep on telling them that we did not steal from the Filipino people.
If you know how rich you are, you are not rich. But me, I am not aware of the extent of my wealth. That's how rich we are.
Doesn't the fight for survival also justify swindle and theft? In self defence, anything goes.
I have never been a material girl. My father always told me never to love anything that cannot love you back.
I am beyond logic and rationality.
The Marcos era was the golden time for the Philippines. We had the lowest crime rate in the world in Manila and real development then. At last, people are starting to understand this.
Win or lose, we go shopping after the election.
I do not have 3,000 pairs of shoes, I have 1,060.
I hate ugliness. You know I'm allergic to ugliness.
God is love. I have loved. Therefore, I will go to heaven.
It is terribly important to do certain things, such as wear overembroidered dresses. After all, the mass follows class. Class never follows mass.
I always say you can never be extravagant with beauty. Beauty is God made real. Beauty is life.
In the material world, where everything is valued, when you commit yourself to God, beauty and love, it can be mistaken for extravagance.
When they see me holding fish, they can see that I am comfortable with kings as well as with paupers.
Never dress down for the poor. They won't respect you for it. They want their First Lady to look like a million dollars.
They've listed my name in the dictionary - 'Imeldific' is used to mean ostentatious extravagance... But the truth will prevail.
My husband does not like me to give interviews because I say too much. No talk, no trouble.
I hardly can sleep. I feel that my target now is really to save Mother Earth for humanity. And it's doable.
I am First Lady by accident. I was not elected by the people but here I am.
The Philippines is where Asia wears a smile. Beautiful products can only be made by happy people.
Continuous persecution of widows and orphans is a crime. Even the Bible says there is a specific place in hell for those who oppress widows.
We practically own everything in the Philippines.
I get so tired listening to one million dollars here, one million dollars there, it's so petty.
The only rich person is a person who is rich in spirit. I have no money deposit. I have only beauty deposit.
Beauty is not extravagance; beauty is life.
I get my fingers in all our pies. Before you know it, your little fingers including all your toes are in all the pies.
Life is not a matter of place, things or comfort; rather, it concerns the basic human rights of family, country, justice and human dignity.
My dreams have become puny with the reality my life has become.
I was no Marie Antoinette. I was not born to nobility, but I had a human right to nobility.
Filipinos don't wallow in what is miserable and ugly. They recycle the bad into things of beauty.
President Marcos was investing in precious metals long before he entered politics.
I love everybody. One of the great things about me is that I have a very positive attitude.
The Philippines is in a strategic position. It is both East and West, right and left, rich and poor. We are neither here nor there.
They need a role model. They need a star!
You know, not even your British Queen is called just Elizabeth - she's Elizabeth the Second. There's only one Imelda.
The problem of the world today is the people talk on and on about democracy, freedom, justice. But I don't give a damn about democracy if I am worried about survival.
If you know how much you've got, you probably haven't got much.
If the shoe fits, buy it.
I have a different way of thinking. I think synergistically. I'm not linear in thinking, I'm not very logical.
What's wrong with shoes? I collected them because it was like a symbol of thanksgiving and love?
I will not say sorry and be pardoned for doing a godly act.
I have no weakness for shoes. I wear very simple shoes which are pump shoes. It is not one of my weaknesses.
I'm like Robin Hood. I rob the rich to make these projects come alive... not really rob. It's done with a smile.
Funny, I never shopped. Even my jewelry - not a piece of my jewelry I bought for me.
It's the rich you can terrorize. The poor have nothing to lose.
The Reagans were dear friends for many years, even when he was governor of California. Nancy appreciated a lot of Philippine-made things.