LIST: Miriam Santiago's 10 striking quotes on 'Stupid is Forever'

MANILA, Philippines - Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago is not only a feisty and brilliant woman but also a comedian as she can whip up spot on jokes and commentaries that will make readers laugh and realize real-life scenarios each time they flip the page.

Miriam Santiago's 10 striking quotes on 'Stupid is Forever'

Here are 10 striking quotes from Senator Santiago's 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:


1. "Kung asukal ka, ako naman ay sago, wala akong kwenta kung wala ang tamis mo."

2. "Malabo na talaga ang mga mata ko. Pwede ba ako humingi sa iyo ng kahit konting pagtingin."


3. "Five tips for a happy man's life: Have a girl to help you at work, have a girl to take care of you and love you, have a girl who can make you laugh, have a girl who spoils you and lastly and most importantly, siguraduhin na hindi magkakakilala and apat na babaeng iyon."

4. "Excuse me, I'm not a blushing bride. I'm a veteran bride."


5. In a corrupt country, if you want to succeed in politics, you must keep your conscience under control."

6. "All professionals in our country need to pass the government exam. Only a politician does not need any kind of preparation to practice."

7. "I have realized why corrupt politicians do nothing to improve the quality of public school education. They are terrified of educated voters."


8. "Wala naman tatagang pangit, sadyang nasobrahan lang ako sa ganda."

9. "Hindi naman ako mataba eh. In fact I'm so sexy that it overflows."


10. "I went to see a pulmonologist and then she said, "I'm sorry, but you have cancer,' and I said, 'Yes!' because I wanted a challenge in my life."

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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