10 of the funniest quotes from Miriam’s “Stupid is Forever’


Miriam Defensor Santiago Stupid is Forever book signing
Miriam Defensor Santiago Stupid is Forever book signing

MANILA, Philippines – Sen. Miriam Defensor-Santiago is one feisty woman. As a decorated scholar, public servant, and author, Senator Santiago can whip up spot on jokes and commentaries that will make readers laugh and reflect each time they flip the page.

Here are 10 striking quotes from her bestselling hit, “Stupid is Forever” published by ABS-CBN Publishing, Inc. which has sold over 110,000 copies since its launch in December, making it the fastest bestselling book of 2014.

If you don’t have a copy yet, here’s a preview of what you can expect from her phenomenal book:

ON LOVE

Miriam Defensor Santiago Stupid is Forever quote on love
Miriam Defensor Santiago Stupid is Forever quote on love: Kung asukal ka, ako naman sago, wala akong kwenta kung wala ang tamis mo
Miriam Defensor Santiago Stupid is Forever quote on love
Miriam Defensor Santiago Stupid is Forever quote on love: Malabo na talaga ang mga mata ko. Pwede ba akong humingi sa iyo ng kahit konting pagtingin?

ON MARRIAGE

Miriam Defensor Santiago Stupid is Forever quote on marriage
Miriam Defensor Santiago Stupid is Forever quote on marriage: Five tips for a happy man’s life
Miriam Defensor Santiago Stupid is Forever quote on marriage
Miriam Defensor Santiago Stupid is Forever quote on marriage: Excuse me, I’m not a blushing bride. I’m a veteran wife.

ON PHILIPPINE POLITICS

Miriam Defensor Santiago Stupid is Forever quote on politics
Miriam Defensor Santiago Stupid is Forever quote on politics: In a corrupt country, if you want to succeed in politics, you must keep your conscience under control
Miriam Defensor Santiago Stupid is Forever quote on politics
Miriam Defensor Santiago Stupid is Forever quote on politics: All professionals in our country need to pass a government exam. Only a politician does not need a kind of preparation to pratice.

ON SELF CONFIDENCE

Miriam Defensor Santiago Stupid is Forever quote on self confidence
Miriam Defensor Santiago Stupid is Forever quote on self confidence: Wala naman talagang pangit, sadyang nasobrahan lang ako sa ganda
Miriam Defensor Santiago Stupid is Forever quote on self confidence
Miriam Defensor Santiago Stupid is Forever quote on self confidence: Hindi naman ako mataba eh. In fact, I’m so sexy that it overflows.

ON DIFFICULT CHALLENGES IN LIFE

Miriam Defensor Santiago Stupid is Forever quote on challenges
Miriam Defensor Santiago Stupid is Forever quote on challenges in life: I went to see a pulmonologist

Sen. Miriam Defensor-Santiago’s “Stupid is Forever,” a collection of her memorable punch lines, jokes, and one-liners also features illustrations of the country’s top young illustrators Cj de Silva-Ong, Manix Abrera, Elbert Or, Rob Cham and many more.

“Stupid is Forever” is exclusively available at National Book Store.


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