Amado V. Hernandez





Amado V. Hernandez

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born
in Hagonoy, Bulacan, Philippines
September 13, 1903

died
March 24, 1970

gender
male


About this author

Amado Vera Hernandez was born in Hagonoy, Bulacan but grew up Tondo, Manila, where he studied at the Manila High School and at the American Correspondence School. While being a reporter, columnist and editor of several newspaper and magazines including Watawat, Mabuhay, Pilipino, Makabayan and Sampaguita, he also honed his poetic craft. He received the Republic Cultural Heritage Award, a number of Palancas and an award from the National Press Club for his journalistic achievements.

After World War II, he became a member of the Philippine Newspaper Guild and his writings increasingly dealt with the plight of the peasants and laborers. Influenced by the philosophy of Hobbes and Locke, he advocated revolution as a means of change. In 1947, he b
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“Naryan ang kaibhan ng armas sa isang ideya. Ang sandata'y nakagigiba't pumapatay lamang; ang ideya'y nakagigiba't nakabubuo, pumapatay at bumubuhay.”
Amado V. Hernandez, Mga Ibong Mandaragit

“Ang bawa't bayani ay may kaukulang panahon, kung panong ang kapanahunan at mgapangyayaring umiiral ay lumilikha ng mga bayaning kailangan niya.”
Amado V. Hernandez, Mga Ibong Mandaragit

“Hindi kokonti ang kababayan nating sa akala nila'y pwede at mabuti ang maging estaranghero sila. Ginagawa nila ito sa wika, sa damit, sa kilos. Pati sa kanilang bahay e di na kinakausap ang mga anak kung di sa Ingles, ikinahihiyang magsuot ng barong katutubo, ayaw manood ng dula ar pelikula sa sariling wika, ayaw kumain ng kanin, at sumasama ang sikmura pagka humithit ng sigarilyong di imported. Subalit nagiging katatawanan lamang sila sa tingin ng kanilang mga hinuhuwad.”
Amado V. Hernandez, Mga Ibong Mandaragit

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