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People will, in a great degree,
and not without reason,
form their opinion of you upon
that which they have of your friends;
and there is a Spanish proverb
which says very justly,
"Tell me whom you live with,
and I will tell you who you are.
- Lord Chesterfield

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A man too busy to take care of his health is like
a mechanic too busy to take care of his tools.
- Spanish Proverb

Life without a friend is like death without a witness.
- Spanish proverb

Tell me whom you live with,
and I will tell you who you are.
- Spanish Proverb

 

Stock prices have been quoted in fractions for two centuries,
based on a system descended from Spanish pieces of eight.
Each dollar was cut into eight bits worth 12.5 cents each.
- Charles A. Jaffe

I take great pride in the fact that I have lived in
a Spanish-speaking country.
- Christopher Dodd

There are Anarchists in other parts of the world who are unable to,
comprehend the position of the Spanish Anarchists.
I do not pretend to censor these Anarchists.
- Frederica Montseny



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We hope to do the Spanish Tragedy based on the play by Thomas Kyd.
- Alex Cox

One of my favorite poets, Neruda, writes close to the bone.
Though I know only a little Spanish,
I like to compare the Spanish and English lines and
see how the translator worked.
- Anita Diament

I have been a gigantic Rolling Stones fan since approximately
the Spanish-American War.
- Dave Barry

And though various organizations in America and England
collected money and sent food parcels to these refugees,
nothing was ever received by the Spanish.
- Martha Gellhorn

BUT, in terms of attractiveness, speaking in terms
of physical aspects only I think that Argentinean,
Italian, Mexican, and Spanish men are among the most attractive men.
- Alicia Machado

When a Spanish man cries it's not a sign of weakness.
- Geraldo Rivera

I am the only British writer who writes in Spanish.
- Guillermo Cabrera Infante

There is a degree of wretchedness and want among the
lower class of people which is not anywhere so common
as among the Spanish and Portuguese settlements.
- William Bligh

There is a bright spot or two for the Spaniards.
French toast has become freedom toast on the Air Force One breakfast menu,
but the Spanish omelet is still a Spanish omelet.
- Suzanne Fields

If that for which the Spanish Empire has stood since
the days of Charles V is right,
then everything for which the United States stands
and has always stood is wrong.
- Henry Cabot Lodge

After Zorro, people spoke Spanish to me for ages.
I'm Welsh but that movie instantly gave me a new ethnicity.
- Catherine Zeta-Jones

First of all, the music that people call Latin or Spanish is really African.
So Black people need to get the credit for that.
- Carlos Santana

That was when the Spanish came in and conquered the Aztecs.
I thought that was a clever thing.
- Les Baxter

In French literature, you can choose a la carte;
in Spanish literature,
there is only the set meal.
- Jose Bergamin

I read the greens in Spanish, but putt in English.
- Chi Chi Rodriguez

I want people to take pride in Spanish Harlem.
These are people that everyone in the community could relate to...
people who mean something special to us.
- James De La Vega

I'm of Filipino, Spanish, and Chinese descent,
and was raised on Hawaii.
- Tia Carrere

Everything that is really Mexican is either Aztec or Spanish.
- Edward Burnett Tylor

Sometimes I feel I can't quite master my written and spoken Spanish,
because I'm too much a student of English.
I would need another lifetime to learn it.
- Sandra Cisneros

I've done quite a few adverts.
I've also done some presenting and acting work in Spain.
I did a lot of Spanish education videos for people
wanting to learn English.
- Christopher Parker

I played a Spaniard.
I looked about as Spanish as any other fair-skinned German.
- Lawrence Welk

No Spanish government has given into terror and no government will do that.
- Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero

The only sliding I did was on the kind of instrument
that you put on your lap;
no Spanish electrics.
- John Fogerty

I live in London and I am a British subject,
although I do write in Spanish, of course.
- Guillermo Cabrera Infante

It's like a dream to come to Spain and stay for a couple
of years and get somebody to teach me Spanish music.
- Lenny Kravitz

I speak Spanish to my children and they speak it better than me.
- Geraldo Rivera

I listened to classical guitar and Spanish guitar,
as well as jazz guitar players, rock and roll and blues.
All of it.
I did the same thing with my voice.
- Boz Scaggs

My biggest regret is that I didn't teach my two children how to speak Spanish.
- Henry Darrow

President Bush gave his first-ever presidential radio
address in both English and Spanish.
Reaction was mixed, however, as people were trying
to figure out which one was which.
- Dennis Miller

I speak Spanish to God, Italian to women,
French to men and German to my horse.
- King Charles V

As a Latino growing up in Spanish harlem,
it's not easy trying not to be hot-headed.
- Erik Estrada

It is alleged that half a million Spanish men,
women and children fled to France after the Franco victory.
- Martha Gellhorn

I must confess, my Spanish is not so good -
except I read a little,
so I started with the English but then determined that
it would have to be in Spanish.
- George Crumb

My parents were French and Irish and our family even
has Spanish blood-and I do so love the United States
and consider myself part American.
- Vivien Leigh

The genius of the Spanish people is exquisitely subtle,
without being at all acute; hence there is so much
humour and so little wit in their literature.
- Samuel Taylor Coleridge

I found out about the Spanish war because I was in Germany when it began.
- Martha Gellhorn

At this moment, by an undeserved stroke of fortune,
I am the direct voice of the poets of my race and the
indirect voice for the noble Spanish and Portuguese tongues.
- Gabriela Mistral

I'd love to go to art school.
I'd love to learn how to draw.
I'd love to be fluent in Spanish.
I'd like to be a brain surgeon.
- Billie Joe Armstrong

We had the skirts with the slits up the side,
sort of tough, sort of Spanish Harlem cool,
but sweet too.
- Ronnie Spector

The greatest guitar player in the world today for me is Paco de Lucia,
who is actually Spanish.
- George Benson

I might say something in Spanish; it all depends on how I'm feeling,
what the situation is.
- Bobby Bonilla

I was raised in Chicago, so always used Latina.
It's what my Father and brothers called ourselves,
when we meant the entire Spanish-speaking community of Chicago.
- Sandra Cisneros

The Spanish troops returned and we could yet discover
the grass beaten down in the direction which they went.
- Zebulon Pike

I am recording my first CD in Spanish and preparing
myself for the next stage of my career.
- Alicia Machado

I am afraid the Spanish American has not always a very strict regard for truth.
- Edward Burnett Tylor

I have no idea why one of our most original filmmakers
would want to spend two years of his life translating
someone else's movie from Spanish into English.
And it wasn't such a good film in Spanish,
either.
- Joel Siegel

When Picasso painted in Paris, was he a Spanish or
a French painter? It does not matter,
he was Picasso, whatever the influences surrounding him.
He simply chose Paris because it was the ideal place
for him to sell his creation.
- Jean-Jacques Annaud

I'm very influenced by landscapes, not so much the
way places look as the way the names sound.
In this country we've got so many cultures,
and the place names - the Spanish names and the Indian names,
which are so incredibly musical.
- Emmylou Harris

There had so lately been a large force of Spanish cavalry at the village,
which had made a great impression on the minds of the young men,
as to their power, consequence, which my appearance
with 20 infantry was by no means calculated to remove.
- Zebulon Pike

Let us work toward greater cooperation with all Caribbean Countries,
whether we speak English, Dutch, French or Spanish,
whether we are independent or not, and whether we be
island or continental territories.
- Said Musa

One hundred years before the Pilgrims landed at Plymouth,
the Spanish government issued a decree authorizing
the enslavement of the American Indian as in accord
with the law of God and man.
- Nelson A. Miles

You see how Spanish, Italians, Portuguese play football.
I don't say they are perfect, I say English football
has a few things to learn from them in the same way
they have a lot of things to learn from English football.
- Jose Mourinho

I look at myself, and I see a Spanish person who's
trying to be understood by an English-speaking audience
and is putting a lot of energy into that,
instead of into expressing himself freely and feeling comfortable.
- Javier Bardem

Spanish alone was understood or spoken here;
our friend,
the countryman, stuck to us most nobly,
he understood us not a bit better than the rest but
saw that we were in distress and would not desert us.
- George Grey

So, when I got the contract for my album,
even though it was an English record,
my manager insisted on making sure we would record in Spanish as well,
and it worked out really well for me.
- Jon Secada

In the Middle Ages and beyond, the target was the Court
Jew who had the ear of the ruler;
during the Inquisition it was the Spanish Jews who
thrived after their conversion to Christianity.
- Jack Schwartz

The only consistent hobby I've had is studying Spanish
and French because of some delusion of grandeur to work around the world.
I love sports but usually I'm looking for the next job.
- William Sanderson

The real reason we ended up getting into that type
of music was our dad worked for an oil company so we
spent a year overseas when we were young kids.
Because of that, it was all Spanish TV and radio so
we ended up having these '50s and '60s tapes,
tapes of that music.
- Zac Hanson

Writing in English was a major challenge.
I didn't want other songwriters to write for me.
I wanted to preserve the spirit of my songs in Spanish.
I am the same Shakira in English as I am in Spanish.
- Shakira

I would like to tell our American, British and Spanish
friends that the Iraqi crisis is not a problem between
the United States and France,
but between those who want to move forward in the logic
of war and the international community.
- Dominique de Villepin

The International Brigades provided a shock force while
the Republic trained and organized an army from an
assemblage of individuals.
The Spanish people knew they were not fighting alone.
- Bill Alexander

If all our comrades of Europe, America and other countries,
who do not understand what we are doing to Spanish Anarchism,
would come to Spain, we could then see how they would react.
- Frederica Montseny

Over 30 years ago, Airbus was founded by a European consortium of French,
German, and later Spanish and British companies to
compete in the large commercial aircraft industry with U.S.
companies.
- Norm Dicks

And it is because a series of elements in Spanish life
which operate today the same way as they did in the
times of Blanco White made obvious my relationship with him,
based on a similarity in Spain's condition.
- Juan Goytisolo


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