Top Latinos Quotes

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1. "The Cambridge police acted stupidly in arresting somebody when there was already proof that they were in their own home. . . . What I think we know — separate and apart from this incident — is that there is a long history in their country of African-Americans and Latinos being stopped by law enforcement disproportionately, and that's just a fact." — President Obama on Gates' arrest."
Author: Barack Obama
2. "If Latinos sit out the election instead of saying, ‘We're gonna punish our enemies and we're gonna reward our friends who stand with us on issues that are important to us,' if they don't see that kind of upsurge in voting in this election, then I think it's gonna be harder and that's why I think it's so important that people focus on voting on November 2."
Author: Barack Obama
3. "There's a lot of Latinos right now, a lot of filmmakers and writers that are Latin too."
Author: Benicio Del Toro
4. "Our challenge in this regard will be to broaden the scope of our federal funds in terms of international diplomacy, development aid, and international assistance. Many Latinos in the United States look at Latin America and see trouble brewing."
Author: Bob Menendez
5. "'Limbo' has been one of the greatest hits of my career. A great response all over the world, not just Latinos but people in Europe and America."
Author: Daddy Yankee
6. "As an ambiguously non-white actor, I've been able to play light-skinned African American guys, Latinos, and I don't think that I've ever had to play some kind of ethnic stereotype or something that was typed specifically for a person of color."
Author: Daniel Sunjata
7. "The fact is, Latinos now own their own lives and I believe they can afford to look back without judgment."
Author: Ednita Nazario
8. "Prejudice in this country is like chapters in a book. Chapter One: Hating the Africans and Indians. Chapter Two: Don't forget the Irish. Chapter Three: Polish jokes."..... "Hispanics? Latinos? Whatever you call us? Maybe we're Chapter Fifteen or Sixteen on the East Coast, but we're the preface in the West."
Author: Emilie Richards
9. "Ces dernières siècles, les Européens, ils sont allés un peu partout, ils ont fondé des commerces un peu partout, ils ont volé un peu partout, ils ont creusé un peu partout, ils ont construit un peu partout, ils se sont reproduits un peu partout, ils ont colonisé un peu partout, et maintenant, ils s'offusqueraient qu'on vienne chez eux ? Mais je n'en crois pas mes oreilles ! Leur territoire, les Européens, ils sont venus l'agrandir chez nous sans vergogne, non ? Ce sont eux qui ont commencé à déplacer les frontières. Maintenant, c'est notre tour à nous, va falloir qu'ils s'habituent, parce qu'on va tous venir chez eux, les Africains, les Arabes, les Latinos, les Asiatiques. Moi, à la différence d'eux, je ne traverse pas la frontière avec des armes, des soldats ou la noble mission de changer leur langue, leurs lois, leur religion."
Author: Éric Emmanuel Schmitt
10. "La existencia, como al personaje de la Náusea, se me aparecía como un insensato, gigantesco, gelatinoso laberinto; y como él, sentí la ansiedad de un orden puro, de una estructura de acero pulido, nítido y fuerte. ... Y así, nuestras búsquedas, nuestros proyectos o trabajos nos quitan de ver los rostros que luego se nos aparecen como los verdaderos mensajeros de aquello mismo que buscábamos, siendo a la vez, ellos, las personas a quienes nosotros debiéramos haber acompañado o protegido."
Author: Ernesto Sabato
11. "Coming from Morocco was just different, man. It's a third-world country, and you are trying to make it happen. That's all it is. I didn't have any problem hooking up with the black kids because I'm from North Africa. And as far as Latinos, we are all the same."
Author: French Montana
12. "It's a great day in America when white people, black people and Latinos can all come together and pick on another minority."
Author: George Lopez
13. "Latinos are disproportionately more likely to be injured on the job than other ethnic groups."
Author: Grace Napolitano
14. "I hope to be making television shows and films, and creating content that captivates Latinos. I try not to think about it too much, though. I'm more focused in the present."
Author: Jon Huertas
15. "Gun-related violence and murders are concentrated among blacks and Latinos in big cities."
Author: Juan Williams
16. "As my family story shows, Latinos have been a blessing for USA for many generations. The future of America depends in part on the success of the Latino community, and this opportunity is just one more signifier of that."
Author: Julian Castro
17. "I used to think those were the barrio rules, Latinos and blacks in, whites out —a place we down cats weren't supposed to go. But love teaches you. Clears your head of any rules."
Author: Junot Díaz
18. "As a kid I had all kinds of questions about how I fit it with my neighborhood and friends and other Latinos."
Author: Oscar Hijuelos
19. "Latinos are here to stay. As citizen Raquel, I'm proud to be Latina."
Author: Raquel Welch
20. "When I began to travel around the country, I would notice in places like Los Angeles, Chicago, Phoenix and even Texas that Latinos didn't want to speak Spanish. You would ask a question, only to be answered in English."
Author: Raul De Molina
21. "I'd spoken with Milo in Spanish only enough to know that he wasn't as comfortable with it as I was. There were plenty of Latinos who would consider Milo's lack of fluency a personal insult. A cultural lobotomy."
Author: Rick Riordan
22. "I admire them for making their way up and opening new opportunities for other Latin newcomers. Latinos have come a long way and the roles and opportunities just seem to be improving."
Author: Roselyn Sanchez
23. "Latinos care about education, yes, so we need reform, not just money."
Author: Susana Martinez
24. "I'm Cuban, so I know a lot of people who act like vampires. But wait, vampires have to be invited to your house, so maybe they are nothing like Latinos!"
Author: Valerie Cruz

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