Top Catalan Quotes

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1. "I went to live in Barcelona in 1975, when I was twenty. Even before I went there, I knew more about the Spanish Civil War than I did about the Irish Civil War. I liked Barcelona, and then I grew to like a place in the Catalan Pyrenees called the Pillars, especially an area between the village of Flavors and the high mountains around it."
Author: Colm Toibin
2. "There are many cultural prejudices. For instance, even though fresh fish is a regional staple, Catalans don't like sashimi."
Author: Ferran Adria
3. "You flambe one car and now you think every song with fire is about you," Logan says. "Get over yourself, Catalano."
Author: Jennifer Salvato Doktorski
4. "There are no detours on a road trip, Catalano. There is only the road trip itself"
Author: Jennifer Salvato Doktorski
5. "In Spanish añoranza comes from the verb añorar (to feel nostalgia), which comes from the Catalan enyorar, itself derived from the Latin word ignorare (to be unaware of, not know, not experience; to lack or miss), In that etymological light nostalgia seems something like the pain of ignorance, of not knowing. You are far away, and I don't know what has become of you. My country is far away, and I don't know what is happening there"
Author: Milan Kundera
6. "I kind of hate Nick right now, too, but there's someone else higher on my list, someone I hate more than Saddam Hussein and any asshole named Bush combined, hate more than that fuckhead who canceled 'My So-Called Life' and left me with a too-small boxed DVD set that does not answer the questions whether Angela and Jordan Catalano did it, or if Patty and Graham got a divorce, or if there really was something to all that lesbian subtext between Rayanne and Sharon."
Author: Rachel Cohn
7. "I realised that the political context had got worse since the 2010 World Cup. I tried to ignore it but I wanted, as a national coach - you may call this Utopia - to make Catalans and Basques feel good about supporting a Spanish side... to unite even the most sectarian and nationalist."
Author: Vicente Del Bosque

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