South America Quotes

South America Quotes by Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, David Carradine, Kevin Keegan, Kwame Nkrumah, Greg Grandin, Evo Morales and many others.

Latin America is convinced that, starting with South America, our way forward is to consolidate the process of integration: not theoretical integration – the integration of speeches – but physical integration, with infrastructure, with roads, with railways, with communications, with energy.
It’s weird, because everywhere I go, people yell, ‘Grasshopper!’ or ‘Bill!’ but down there in Mexico or Colombia or anywhere in South America or most of Europe, people will yell, ‘Serpent‘s Egg!’ And I’ll go, ‘Wow, man, these people are really hip.’
Argentina won’t be at Euro 2000 because they’re from South America.
All people of African descent, whether they live in North or South America, the Caribbean, or in any part of the world are Africans and belong to the African nation.
Without U.S. input, the countries of South America joined forces in 2008 to shut down a coup attempt in Bolivia and prevented a war between Ecuador and Colombia.
What unites Bolivia with Venezuela is the concept of the integration of South America. This is the old dream of a great fatherland, a dream that existed even before the Spanish conquest, and Simon Bolivar fought for it later on.
Overall state control with foreign participation is as good as you are going to get in South America at this moment.
Riordan Roett
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.
The misconception about Foursquare is that it’s just hipsters in New York and San Francisco checking in at bars. It’s happening all over the world. I’ve seen huge growth in Europe, Japan, South America.
I rememeber one time we were getting ready to go to South America and everything was packed up and in the car ready to go and I hid and I was crying because I really did not want to go, I wanted to play. I did not want to go.
I’d love to go somewhere warm, somewhere near the beach and somewhere with a cool culture. It could be Hawaii, Cuba, South America – anywhere that has a cool culture and a beautiful climate.
It’s becoming plainer and plainer that what is going on in South America and in South-Eastern Asia is directly related to the war in Russia, for they are all parts of one single Great World War.
South America was not really that open – you had to fit in, and I didn’t fit in. I was different – my tastes, my point of view – were a bit weird, and I found in Britain a sense of calm, that I could just be.
You must not judge people by their country. In South America, it is always wise to judge people by their altitude.
My television and movie career has also taken me all over the world. I’ve had great times in the Far East, Russia, South America and Swedenwhere I met my wife of 55 years, Maj.
I’d been keeping tour diaries, and especially when I go somewhere where I felt the experience might be interesting, like Eastern Europe or South America or whatever, where the whole perception of what I was doing there and stuff that I was seeing and music I was hearing, I could put all that into a diary.
It’s true that cilantro has a strange, strong flavor. People seem to love it or not like it at all. Even I didn’t like it at first when I had it in Peru. But I got used to it – it’s hard not to in South America – and now I can’t live without it.
It cannot be a coincidence that a European team couldn’t win a World Cup held in South America.
As I sat opposite the Treasury Bench the ministers reminded me of one of those marine landscapes not very unusual on the coasts of South America. You behold a range of exhausted volcanoes.
I sincerely hope that the incoming Congress will be alive, as it should be, to the importance of our foreign trade and of encouraging it in every way feasible. The possibility of increasing this trade in the Orient, in the Philippines, and in South America is known to everyone who has given the matter attention.
I learnt in South America and in Africa that people who have really big problems in the ghetto always keep a sense of humour and remain positive. If not, you go down.
I remember being caught in this earthquake in Mexico City and having a sense of people coming before me, of being part of this lineage. I felt similarly when I went to India and South America.
Preparation for marriage is very important. It’s very, very important because I believe it is something that in the Church, in common pastoral ministry, at least in my country, in South America, the Church it has not valued much.
What I do know is rock and roll and metal never goes away, ever. It took the back seat in America in the ’90s. In Japan and South America, it was still really big. I never followed trends, so I don’t know the exact function of them.
I have successfully completed the 5th summit of the Mission 7 Summits. I have climbed Mt. Aconcagua in Argentina, South America. This is also known as second Everest.
In the South America of the forties and fifties, everyone was into beauty and glamour and fashion.
Even before the expansion of slave labor in the South and into the West, slavery was already an important source of northern profit, as was the already exploding slave trade in the Caribbean and South America. Banks capitalized the slave trade, and insurance companies underwrote it.
I played street soccer; that’s where I started. If you look at South America, that’s why they have technical players.
German football is very different to football in South America.
I was born in Guyana, South America.
You could think about Vietnam and at some point in time about Nigeria. And then you head to South America: Argentina, Columbia, Peru. Probably not all of them will have an F1 race, but they are definitely considering events.
But I confess that “my mind to me a kingdom is” – not! Rather it is a fantastical republic, daily troubled by more revolutions than ever occurred in South America.
You’d never last in South America. Fans take their radios to the stadium so they can think what the commentators think.
The civil war which has so long prevailed between Spain and the Provinces in South America still continues, without any prospect of its speedy termination.
The Japanese people and their country left a huge impression on my wife and I, and we found it difficult to say goodbye before moving back to South America.
Our atmosphere can’t tell the difference between emissions from an Asian factory, the exhaust from a North American SUV, or deforestation in South America or Africa.
What an absurdity to go and bury oneself in South America, where they are always having revolutions.
The Rush fans are pretty crazy everywhere, but they’re particularly wild in South America.
Pope Francis announced that next year he is coming to the United States, or as Fox News is reporting it, ‘Obama lets in yet another guy from South America.’
I partied in every capital in Europe, basked on all the famous beaches, and good-timed it in South America, the South Seas, the Orient, and the more palatable portions of Africa.
Ive broken my nose, Ive broken ribs. You name it. In fact, we just got back from South America, and I fell over a monitor speaker on the stage and almost ended up in the front row of the audience. I managed to sprain my wrist on that one but luckily nothing was broken.
We would have teams in Europe, Asia, Australia, South America and the Middle East. That would allow us to one day crown a true world champion. Clearly we have great ambitions but we also have a wonderful product.
Bush‘s popularity is at 40% in South America? He could be their president!
We’ve performed in South America and in Japan.
In fact, every place I’ve been to in Africa has a nice part, but you see the downside. Calcutta , parts of Central and South America , I’ve seen a lot of dead bodies and a lot of sad poverty and just obliteration.
Why should [Uncle Sam] send 20 billion dollars down there [South America], which is going to go down the drain every time you have a racial in – incident in this country?
I’m also working closely with a group called the Amazon Conservation Team, helping with the rainforest in South America.
I come from South America and it’s part of our culture to speak out. It’s a lot healthier.
I did Bronislaw Kaper’s tune. He wrote “On Green Dolphin Street.” I mean, I did all those ballads, all them ballads from South America. All those tunes – the guitar concerto on Sketches Of Spain. All those are Spanish melodies. Some of them we made up ourselves.
There is still a big gap between South America and Europe and Asia, and if we had more players playing in Europe, the gap would be smaller.
South America was amazing, very powerful. We didn’t imagine they like K-pop there and they loved it!
When I was a child, I wanted to… go into space! To go to Mars. I wanted to explore and explore and explore. I wanted to go to the Lost World in South America – I was heartbroken to discover there were no dinosaurs; I still don’t accept it.
There’s nowhere like home for me, but there has been something so interesting about most of the places I’ve visited. One that sticks out in my mind is traveling around South America. It’s a huge continent, and I only got to see a small portion of it, but I’ve always liked going there.
The international wrestling scene has so much growth opportunity – Asia, South America, Africa, Europe – all around the world.
Two prominent terms, ‘Latino‘ and ‘Hispanic,’ refer to people living in the United States who have roots in Latin America, Spain, Mexico, South America, or Spanish-speaking Caribbean countries.
We’ve seen progressive rock all over the world, in South America, Europe, Asia, across the US and North America and Australia. There’s huge audiences for this stuff. For me it’s always been there and it’s just a matter of time before the people have more of the means to spread the word.
I think Hungarians should be more positive; many complain, but if they go to some countries, in South America, people are so poor, yet they are happy. It starts with you.
In South America, there is no more room for alternatives to democracy.
Sometime during the many millions of years that have elapsed since mammalian faunas came into existence, some sort of island crossed from West Africa to South America.
I’ve seen villages in South America with no police whatever. Then the cops would arrive, then the sanitary inspectors, and before you know it they’ve got all the problems – crime, juvenile delinquency, the whole works – just like us.
Enthusiasm is a wonderful thing. In South America they throw flowers to you. In Greece Greeks throw themselves.
I love London. I love the variety, the entertainment, the restaurants and concerts. It’s different from what we have in South America.
The music that I listen to the most is probably world music, whether it’s from African or South America or all over.
When directors like Joe Russo, who understand story from a very global perspective, start working more and more with Chinese filmmakers, you’ll start seeing Chinese films that connect with audiences all over Asia, Europe, and South America – maybe even North America.
The things [Pope Francis] has done in a short period of time: the fact that he does not live in a huge papal mansion and just dropped by in the dining room where ordinary people have meals. You think of his background, where he didn’t use limousines in South America, that he used public transport.
[ Uncle Sam] is not sending 20 billion dollars to South America because he loves those people down here. He’s sending it – sending it to them because he needs their friendship, he needs their allegion – their allegiance.
Paraguayans have no Italian blood and are half Guarani [Indian] blood. And the Chileans call themselves “the English of South America,” which actually couldn’t be further from the truth.
I’ve always admired President Chavez for standing up to imperialism and the meddling of the American government in South America.
Christianity is the fastest-growing religion in the world; Islam is the second. It’s spreading in Asia, Africa, and South America. So the world is in a kind of religious revival, and the atheists are totally flummoxed. They thought they were winning, and now they see that they aren’t.
South America goes its own way dramatically in international affairs.
If we have good opportunities to perform in the U.S., Europe, or South America, we are more than glad to go and perform there.
I have interviewed Hugo Chavez, Tim McVeigh, and hundreds of fascinating characters in South America, where I have lived for the past 15 years.
When they’re singing the guitar lines of songs in South America? Never heard that before. And in Canada, when they’re singing all of the lyrics to every song – that blows me away. I don’t know all the lyrics to every song.
The United States has been an immigrant country. The Hispanics who come here are largely from Mexico and South America. They are Catholics, but that is an American religion. One-third of our population is Catholic so that does not have the same impact as Muslims coming into Europe.
We’ll go to South America and play to 60,000. It’s insane.
I’ve worked with ‘Dream Girls’ here in Los Angeles and have done ‘La Cage Aux Folles’ in Vegas, traveled to London in 1999 and South America in 2001.
We get to travel to Siberia, Japan, China, Australia, South America and even the little cities all around America. It’s probably my favorite thing about being in a band.
I want to go to Lapland and see Father Christmas, and now I’ve got a child, so I’ve got an excuse. Also, I’d like to go to South America especially as I’m now living in that part of the world, in L.A. now. And I must get down to Mexico.
I was stationed in Turkey, Mexico City, South America, Texas, Arizona, so I do know where the Mexican-U.S. border is.
I’d like to go to Brazil I think. Do a little South America trip.
I’ve had a great time in South America and South Africa. Indeed it now seems that on this pair of wild hot continents I’ve enjoyed the most fruitful year of my life.
I now work for a finance company in Luxembourg with projects in South America and the Caribbean.
I’d love to visit South America, especially Argentina, as I’m a winemaker myself. They do a fantastic malbec, so it would be a dream to sample their grapes. New Zealand would be great, too. I’m a golfer, so it would combine both my loves.
Sichuan food would not be Sichuanese without the hot chilies that arrived before 1700 from South America.
The focus is on the Middle East, so there are a lot of eyes on the battlefield. But there are other things that are happening around the world, in Northern Africa, things happen in the Southern Hemisphere and in Central and South America.
I lived in South America when I was growing up. I spent hours sketching. I was good at drawing, and I was obsessed with fashion, but I was also obsessed with magazines.
In South America, I heard the 8th Symphony of Beethoven. And the young conductor thought, Beethoven must be heroic. But this is piece which shouldn’t be heroic. And this was such a misunderstanding, such a deep misunderstanding.
In South America, the government of Peru goes door to door pressuring women to be sterilized and they are funded by American tax dollars to do this
Mark Earley
Oscar Niemeyer really inspired me. He’s from South America, where nature has meaning. And his architecture was not expensive or high tech but artistic and spiritual. I like that.
We’ve advanced in the construction of a true free-trade area across South America… What’s needed now is less rhetoric and more action.
Early readers assumed the Book of Mormon people ranged up and down North and South America from upstate New York to Chili. A close reading of the text reveals it cannot sustain such an expansive geography.
Richard Bushman
We are in the process of negotiating an agreement with the United States. We will be negotiating agreements with India and China. We are in the process of negotiating an agreement with Mercosur, South America. So there are a number of these trade agreements in the major markets of the world.
I observed a man sourcing candle wax from South America and selling it to Japan. I thought: ‘That’s unbelievable. Talking on the phone in his office, that man made money moving candle wax from one country to another.’ It really interested me.
Everyone always said you have to make it in the States. But I always thought the best way was to make it in South America first.
The arapaima, found in South America, has an elongated body and a head so bony that the male fish will sometimes kill each other with a nifty headbutt. It’s believed to be the biggest freshwater fish in the world.
I’ve never been to Barcelona, I’d like to go there; also South America.
I knew it!” He pumps a fist into the air. “You’ve fallen in love with me. You want to have my babies. We’ll get a team of horses and a covered wagon and we’ll journey to South America and raise goats.
I was never an ingenue. I’ve traveled the globe, I’ve backpacked through South America, I’ve done conservation work in Africa. I was never the girl who knew nothing of the world.
I’d love to explore South America, but the security issues worry me.
I’ve been lucky to travel through quite a bit of Europe and Australia, but I would love to do Asia and South America and South Africa.
Only two countries in this hemisphere are not democratic, but many countries in both Central and South America, and in the Caribbean, are really fragile democracies.
Every Teen Challenge ministry is responsible for raising its own finances, but we assist these works with finances, prayer and counseling, especially overseas in areas such as Siberia, Africa, South America.
There are big surfing communities in every country with an ocean coast that I know in Central and South America. Same with Mexico, Bali, and nearly every island nation that gets waves in the Pacific and Indian Oceans. But that’s a relatively recent development in most places.
There will be no funeral! Before I get too old and ill, I’ll go to South America and live among the Pemon people and meditate. When the time is right, they can throw my body into the volcano.
Jesus appeared unto the ancient Nephites, in the northern part of what we call South America.