Mexican Quotes

Famous Mexican Quotes

There are numerous Mexican quotes that are interesting, sad, melancholic, funny, powerful, optimistic, pessimistic, joyful, cheerful, etc.

Octavio Paz Quotes

  • Wisdom lies neither in fixity nor in change, but in the dialectic between the two.
  • We are condemned to kill time, thus we die bit by bit.
  • Solitude is the profoundest fact of the human condition. Man is the only being who knows he is alone.
  • Love is an attempt at penetrating another being, but it can only succeed if the surrender is mutual.
  • If we are a metaphor of the universe, the human couple is the metaphor par excellence, the point of intersection of all forces and the seed of all forms. The couple is time recaptured, the return to the time before time.

Emiliano Zapata Quotes

  • It is better to die on your feet than live on your knees.

Benito Juarez Quotes

  • Respect for the rights of others means peace.

Carlos Fuentes quotes

  • Religion is dogmatic. Politic is ideological. Reason must be logical, but literature has a privilege of being equivocal,
  • I don't think any good book is based on factual experience. Bad books are about things the writer already knew before he wrote them.
  • What the United States does best is to understand itself. What it does worst is understand others.

Carlos Santana Quotes

  • Your wrinkles either show that you're nasty, cranky, and senile, or that you're always smiling.
  • The most valuable possession you can own is an open heart. The most powerful weapon you can be is an instrument of peace.
  • My job in this life is to give people spiritual ecstasy through music. In my concerts people cry, laugh, dance. If they climaxed spiritually, I did my job. I did it decently and honestly.
  • I'm laughing because I know the secret of life. And the secret of life is that I have validated my existence. I know that I am worth more than my house, my bank account, or any physical thing.

Frida Kahlo Quotes

  • I hope the end is joyful, and I hope never to return.
  • Feet, why do I need them if I have wings to fly?
  • I paint self-portraits because I am so often alone, because I am the person I know best.

Other Mexican Quotes

  • Men are like steel; both are worthless when they loose their temper....
  • This nation will remain the land of the free only so long as it iz the home of the brave.
  • Democracy is suffering because problems that affect the daily lives of Mexican citizens are going unreported.
  • Liberty is always dangerous, but it is the safest thing we have.
  • God does not hear you if you do not speak.
  • A man should look for what is and not for what he thinks should be.
  • A table a chair a bowl of fruit and a violin what else does a man need to be happy.
  • Wisdom lies neither in fixity nor in change, but in the dialectic between the two.