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ARGUMENTS
FOR IMMEDIATE PHILIPPINE

INDEPENDENCE

(SUPPORTED BY FACTS AND FIGURES)

By VICENTE G. BUNUAN
Director, Philippine Press Bureau

PHILIPPINE PRESS BUREAU
905-906 Investment Building
WASHINGTON, D. C.

October, 1924

“Observe good faith and justice toward all nations."

-George Washington.

"No man is good enough to govern another without the other's consent.

Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves and under a just God cannot long retain it.”

-Abraham Lincoln.

“The people of every country are the only safe guardians of their own rights."

-Thomas Jefferson.

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“No matter how easy may be the yoke of a foreign power, no matter how lightly it sits upon the shoulder, if it is not imposed by the voice of his own nation and his own country, he will not, he cannot, he means not to be happy under its burden."

-Daniel Webster.

“The government of a remote and alien people should have no permanent place in the purposes of our national life.”

-Grover Cleveland.

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“The interest of the weakest is as sacred as the interest of the strongest.”

-Woodrow Wilson.

“Whatever may be the form of local governments, there can be no tyranny so galling as the intimate control of local affairs of life by foreign rulers who are entirely indifferent to the local conceptions of how life ought to be conducted. National independence is an organized defense against that kind of tyranny."

-Elihu Root.

“When the United States decides to give the Philippines their freedom, the Japanese government will be the first to sign an agreement for their neutralization."

-Premier Hara of Japan.

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RANSDELL INCORPORATED, PRINTERS, WASHINGTON, D. C.

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