Top Brazilian Quotes

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1. "The World Cup needs a brilliant Brazilian team."
Author: Alan Hansen
2. "Everybody likes Brazil and we want the Brazilians to come out."
Author: Alan Hansen
3. "I played against the Brazilians in '82, who were definitely the best team never to have won the World Cup."
Author: Alan Hansen
4. "I have a Brazilian trainer here in New York and we do a Brazilian Butt Lift workout."
Author: Alessandra Ambrosio
5. "Assembled in Gaza from Brazilian bioplastics, Turkish and Indonesian electronics, running Egyptian software and catching its time cues from an Israeli satellite, it commented on the world in ways its producers had failed to consider."Come to salvation!"
Author: Alex Jeffers
6. "You walk off the plane in Rio, and your blood temperature goes up. The feel of the wind on your face, the water on your skin, the taste of the food, the music, the sexuality; Brazilians are very comfortable in their sexuality."
Author: Amy Irving
7. "It is said the sesta is one of the only gifts the Europeans brought to South America, but I imagine the Brazilians could have figured out how to sleep in the afternoon without having to endure centuries of murder and enslavement."
Author: Ann Patchett
8. "I was a beach boy, and I believe I learned my songs from the birds of the Brazilian forest."
Author: Antonio Carlos Jobim
9. "We deliberately used elements from Brazilian music and from African and Asian music. Now people can hear that but then it sounded so abstract, they couldn't hear it."
Author: Arto Lindsay
10. "Brazilian music has many of the ingredients that I strive for in my own music: Strong melodies and a disciplined but intense rhythmic concept, and interesting harmonies."
Author: Chuck Mangione
11. "Fen shook his head and soaped up his hands. "You humans are very strange, mate." Fen tipped his head. "I saw this video that showed women being tortured."Jeff sobered. "What?""They were submitting voluntarily too."Jeff immediately relaxed as Fen's hands ran over his body. "What were they doing?""Getting something called a Brazilian..."
Author: Dana Marie Bell
12. "If they were going to be like that, then I just wished they hadn't actually been German. It was too easy. Too obvious. It was like coming across an Irishman who actually was stupid, a mother-in-law who actually was fat, or an American businessman who actually did have a middle initial and smoked a cigar. You feel as if you are unwillingly performing in a music-hall sketch and wishing you could rewrite the script. If Helmut and Kurt had been Brazilian or Chinese or Latvian or anything else at all, they could then have behaved in exactly the same way and it would have been surprising and intriguing and, more to the point from my perspective, much easier to write about. Writers should not be in the business of propping up stereotypes. I wondered what to do about it, decided that they could simply be Latvians if I wanted, and then at last drifted off peacefully to worrying about my boots."
Author: Douglas Adams
13. "Latin music has many international influences - pop, rock, country, Brazilian sounds, and alternative styles."
Author: Ednita Nazario
14. "Brazil has its own fashion identity. Many very talented Brazilian designers show every season at Sao Paulo and Rio fashion weeks."
Author: Gisele Bundchen
15. "To be honest, Brazilian people are fun people, and the country is amazing. It's full of beautiful people. I love the beaches."
Author: Helio Castroneves
16. "This was during a period when I was producing Brazil '66 records and got infected by Brazilian music."
Author: Herb Alpert
17. "For me Brazilian music is the perfect mix of melody and rhythm. It just bubbles rhythmically. If I had to pick just one music style to play if would be Brazilian."
Author: Herbie Mann
18. "I loved the Brazilian music I played. But this is finally me. For the first time I think it's really me."
Author: Herbie Mann
19. "Once again, he backed off from a challenge by hiding behind a twisted sense of honor. "Let's change the subject, shall we?" "Sure. I got a Brazilian wax today." He choked on the piece of bread in his mouth."
Author: Jennifer Probst
20. "Nearly all the Brazilian supporters are wearing yellow shirts - it's a fabulous kaleidoscope of colour."
Author: John Motson
21. "Seems to be catching.""What is?" asked Neku."Wanting Kit dead."Neku shrugged. "He was fucking the wife of a gang boss and bikers used his bar to deal drugs, plus lots of uyoku felt Yoshi Tanaka should be married to someone Japanese. Then there's chippu he owed to the local police and unpaid bills from a Brazilian transvestite who mends his motorcycle. It could have been anyone."
Author: Jon Courtenay Grimwood
22. "I studied Jeet Kune Do and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. On element of Jeet Kune Do is that I had several of years of practice with the kali stick - a stick with a size and length similar to a baseball bat."
Author: Jose Pablo Cantillo
23. "I have a secret. A big, fat, hairy secret. And I'm not talking minor-league stuff, like I once let Joseph Applebaum feel me up behind the seventh-grade stairwell or I got a Brazilian wax after work last Friday or I'm hiding a neon blue vibrator called the Electric Slide in my night table. Which I'm not, by the way. In case you were wondering."
Author: Karen MacInerney
24. "My mum is Brazilian and very proud. I'd love to do a Brazilian film. I've been brought up in the Brazilian culture. My mum brought me up on my own, I cook Brazilian food, I've never spoken a word of English to my mother."
Author: Kaya Scodelario
25. "I've been down there 6 times and there's nothing like Brazilian percussion."
Author: Les Baxter
26. "I was always the funny-looking girl. I couldn't compete with the Brazilian girls. My nose is off, my ears are too big. But I think it's my personality that these designers were drawn to."
Author: Lou Doillon
27. "My mom's Brazilian, so she and I definitely grew up with different perspectives. I was born in America, and she's from Brazil, so we have different ways of doing things. There's a bit of culture clash there."
Author: Maiara Walsh
28. "In 1891 the Brazilian Minister of Finance decreed the abolition of history; he ordered the destruction of every document which dealt in any way with slavery or the slave trade; a nation-wide burning of the books."
Author: Manu Herbstein
29. "Sometimes he feels a pull towards Francesca. She was the reason he came into the group. It was her misery that united them and somehow her personality that kept them together when everyone split. She's the one that writes the letter to kept the world informed. She listens to the news every hour to make sure everyone's safe. So tonight he walks away even though she's moved forward to give him a hug. Because he wants to kiss her, and knows she'll hate him for it and that he'll hate himself. He knows it's for all the wrong reasons and that he'll end up thinking of Tara Finke and her Brazilian peacekeeper and will Trombal and how he doesn't do romance, but it eats the space between him and Francesca every time he's in the room with her."
Author: Melina Marchetta
30. "I'm an avid cook. Brazilian, some Italian, a little French. And I often throw dinner parties."
Author: Morena Baccarin
31. "...i have in all honesty believed that two people with similar names must have similar characters, that an unfamiliar word - be it Turkish or foreign - must be semantically similar to a word spelt like it, that the soul of a dimpled woman must carry something of the soul of another dimpled woman i knew before, that all fat people are the same, that all poor people belong to a fraternity about which i know nothing, that there must be a link between peas and Brazil - not just because Brazil is Breziliya in Turkish and the word for pea is bezelye but also because the Brazilian flag has, it seems, an enormous pea on it...."
Author: Orhan Pamuk
32. "I am a Brazilian before I am an architect. I cannot separate the two."
Author: Oscar Niemeyer
33. "But we had a fantastic coach, Simon Clifford, who runs a British football youth game which teaches Brazilian techniques - which is what we wanted to incorporate into the film. And some of those things we eventually got in."
Author: Parminder Nagra
34. "I represent Brazil all over the world. Wherever I go I have to do my best, to not disappoint the Brazilian people. And that I've done."
Author: Pele
35. "About the new saga of Camp Half-Blood, Percy continues to narrate the book? Rachel (the new Delphic oracle) will remain on the books "(I am Brazilian and I love your books ... I can not wait for the books debut in Portuguese)."
Author: Rick Riordan
36. "We Brazilians, happily or unhappily, leave a lot to the last minute."
Author: Romario
37. "I defend the Brazilian people."
Author: Romario
38. "I'm like any Brazilian: I like to go out and enjoy myself."
Author: Romario
39. "To understand our world, we must use a revolving globe and look at the earth from various vantage points. If we do so, we will see that the Atlantic is but a bridge linking the colorful, tropical Afro-Latin American world, whose strong ethnic and cultural bonds have been preserved to this day. For a Cuban who arrives in Angola, neither the climate, nor the landscape, nor the food are strange. For a Brazilian, even the language is the same."
Author: Ryszard Kapuściński
40. "I got into Taekwondo when I was nine, and I started training Muay Thai and Brazilian Jujitsu later in life."
Author: Sean Patrick Flanery
41. "For the last years now I've had my own academy where I train Brazilian Jujitsu and Tae boxing, Muay Thai everyday."
Author: Sean Patrick Flanery
42. "I gave up trying to establish where progress lay, and where revolution, or to see the plot -- as Amparo's [Brazilian] comrades expressed it -- of capitalism. How could I continue to think like a European once I learned that the hopes of the far left were kept alive by a Nordeste bishop suspected of having harbored Nazi sympathies in his youth but who now faithfully and fearlessly held high the torch of revolt, upsetting the wary Vatican and the barracudas of Wall Street, and joyfully inflaming the atheism of the proletarian mystics won over by the tender yet menacing banner of a Beautiful Lady who, pierced by seven sorrows, gazed down on the sufferings of her people?"
Author: Umberto Eco
43. "...There was a menagerie in which hideous clowns, dressed in rags and come from who knows where, were in 1823 exhibiting to the peasants of Montfermeil one of those hideous Brazilian vultures."
Author: Victor Hugo
44. "I love Brazilians. Brazilians ought to be made compulsory at 15."
Author: Victoria Beckham

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