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Even if he was happier in Asia than he'd been in Latin America, the wanderlust still worked on my father's insides like a disease. One of the most recurrent memories of my childhood is of him sitting in his armchair in the evenings, poring over atlases the way other fathers read newspapers or books.
The funny thing is I'm not even Latin. I was constantly getting Latin roles, and I was like, I even was nominated for an award, and I was like, 'Let them know at the NAACP, the first white woman. Let them know I'm totally grateful, but I'm not Latin. I can't do that. I play Latin.'
When you review the Central American wars or other Latin American wars, you find that there were dictators and there were insurgents.
I wanted to get the most broad foundation for a lifelong education that I could find, and that was studying Latin and the classics. Meaning Roman and Greek history and philosophy and ancient civilizations.
Tim Blake Nelson
When I was a teenager, I worked in New Orleans for a chef named Paul Prudhomme. That was a very important time in my life as a chef. I developed my palate and learned a lot. And here I am now. I specialize in modern Mexican and contemporary Latin cuisines.
I bring a lot of passion to my life and my politics - I don't mind saying there is a very strong Latin component to it.
A lot of names in America and Europe have their roots in Latin and Greek words. A lot of them go back to archetypes and their stories.
Maynard James Keenan
Well, by the standards of a lot of countries, by Latin American standards, it wasn't so bad.
Paul A. Volcker
There hasn't been a day in my life since I started Latin in ninth grade that I haven't benefited by the lives of the ancients.
Rita Mae Brown
We Indians are Latin America's moral reserve. We act according to a universal law that consists of three basic principles: do not steal, do not lie and do not be idle.
The Fiesta Tour McDonald's exhibit is a one-of-a-kind compilation of items and great moments in Latin music history. Every item has a unique story, including the outfit which I wore during the 2008 Premios Juventud awards.
I love Latin women, yet for some reason I always wind up with blondes.
I do feel fortunate to have some knowledge of the great Latin American writers, including some that are probably not that well known in English. I'm thinking of Jose Maria Arguedas, whom I read when I was living in Lima, and who really impacted the way I viewed my country.
In the final analysis, the whole cause of world revolution hinges on the revolutionary struggles of the Asian, African and Latin American people who make up the overwhelming majority of the world's population.
Fidel Castro, whatever people may think of him, is a hero in Latin America, primarily because he stood up to the United States.
In Latin America, specialists and polling organisations have, for some time, observed that the extension of formal democracy was accompanied by an increasing disillusionment about democracy and a lack of faith in democratic institutions.
A Latin teacher told me I might make a good actress, and that stuck in my memory. I did some modeling, and Polanski gave me that small part.
I do have a Mexican accent, but that doesn't mean that I'm a Latin vamp.
People in Latin America... love America from afar and emulate America in some ways but also hate a lot of things that America does to them.
I'm often mistaken for Spanish or Latin descent.
Being Latin parents makes us extremely expressive with our affections.
I was never any good in the school theatrical productions. I always got a role like the March Hare. A Latin teacher told me I might make a good actress, and that stuck in my memory.
Conflict with the United States is one of the overwhelming facts of Latin American history.
During the late 1970s and early 1980s, Latin America moved decisively away from military rule and toward civilian democracy.
Most governments in the United States in a hundred years have not respected the peoples of Latin America. They have sponsored coup d'etats, assassinations.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Leonardo da Vinci
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