Back to top’s 50 Most Quotable Quotes of 2011
Who said what this year.
Published on: Dec 26, 2011 - 11:00am


( Word vomit, inspirational messages, TMI (that’s Too Much Information, by the way), and however else you call it, rounded up 50 of this year’s most interesting quotes and sound bytes. They range from the thought-provoking, hilarious, baffling, and downright controversial.



Mahirap po talagang maging manananggalna kalahati ng katawan ko nandiyan, kalahati hindipara matuwa 'yung nasa industriya na nagki-criticize sa akin (It’s difficult to be a manananggal—with half my body there, the other half not there—just to please those who are criticizing me).”

President Benigno "Noynoy" Aquino’s statement after critics slammed him for “not being visible enough” when back-to-back typhoons Pedring and Quiel struck Luzon in late September to early October, the very same issue that came up when tropical storm Sendong wreaked havoc in Mindanao in December



“Was there anything impolite about asking, ‘Do you like playing video games?’”

—Journalist Raissa Robles, Manila correspondent of the South China Morning Post (HK) and Radio Netherlands, after P-Noy reportedly got annoyed by the question she asked him during the Foreign Correspondents Association of the Philippines forum in October



“What right, constitutional or otherwise, does another human being, plus an entire barangay, have to what I practice in the privacy of my bedroom?”

—Internationally-acclaimed singer Lea Salonga expressing her opinion about a Barangay Ayala Alabang ordinance requiring people to present prescriptions when they purchase condoms



“All Filipinos are really known for working hard. I hope that I am an example of that.”

Filipino-British designer Ralph Joseph Rovero whose collection was featured in the September 2011 issue of Vogue Homme’s Japanese edition



“Acting is my favorite drug.”

—Controversial actor Baron Geisler in an interview published in the Philippine Daily Inquirer sometime after he checked out of Penuel Home, a spiritual retreat house in San Juan City where he had stayed for six months and three weeks to get over alcohol dependency



“Aiza Seguerra, magpakalalaki ka (man up)!”

—TV host Willie Revillame after the singer and former child star accused him of child abuse in the wake of the “Jan-Jan Incident”



“I'm willing to do the worst. Ipatatanggal ko ang itlog ko 'pag di bumalik ang mga Arroyo (I’ll have one of my testicles removed if the Arroyo’s don’t come back).”

Atty. Ferdinand Topacio on ANC’s Headstart, offering to undergo partial orchiectomy to guarantee that his client Atty. Mike Arroyo and his wife, former president-turned-Pampanga Rep. Gloria Macapagal Arroyo, would come back to the country to face various charges after the latter’s proposed medical check-up abroad



Click on the photo to watch Frank Constantinopla's interview

“We thought they were organic.”

—Fil-Am Frank Constantinopla after nearly dying from eating poisonous mushrooms growing in his backyard in Springfield, Virginia



“I'm not her boyfriend. She's like my mom, she's like a sister, all together as one. But if someone will say something bad to her, I'll be the first one to make sapak (hit) them in the mukha (face).”

John Rendez discussing his relationship with veteran actress Nora Aunor



Kung ano man ang binebentang treatment doon, kahit sex pa iyon, I'll pay for it (Whatever treatment they’re selling there, even if it’s sex, I’ll pay for it).”

Marlene Aguilar-Pollard, mother of road rage murder suspect Jason Ivler and sister of singer Freddie Aguilar, declaring that she’ll do whatever it takes to make her son’s prison life more comfortable


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  • chikkadora
    Hmm..anu bah? xooo absolutely absurd and trashy!
    Feb 05 2012 @ 05:00pm     Reply  
  • Genuine
    What Miriam Santiago has to say about sex and death is quite a blast!
    Dec 29 2011 @ 09:01pm     Reply  
  • lollipop
    Piolo saying, "I had to stand up for somebody who's really—naiiyak ako (I feel like crying)—been there, who showed me the true meaning of love. Thank you, Kristina." (Page 4.) Priceless. Nakakatawa kahit di talaga dapat nakakatawa.
    Dec 28 2011 @ 02:51am     Reply  
  • crazy cat
    John Rendez's little-known quote has made my year. LOL-ing all the way to 2012.
    Dec 28 2011 @ 02:47am     Reply  
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