Top 813 Quotes & Sayings by Portuguese Authors

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I don't see myself as a one-man show.
It was a wonderful experience working with Nagarjuna sir. I mean, I never expected this to happen. For me, who watched his films standing in a queue at theatres, and now sharing the screen with him is a huge thing.
You cannot be a winner without maturity and consistency. — © Marco Silva
You cannot be a winner without maturity and consistency.
When we achieve human rights and human dignity for all people - they will build a peaceful, sustainable, and just world.
My target is winning trophies. It doesn't matter which kind of trophy it is, I want to win all of them.
You can achieve anything you put your mind and hard work to.
If somebody asks for a photo, with a smile, it is nothing.
People live with the illusion that we have a democratic system, but it's only the outward form of one. In reality we live in a plutocracy, a government of the rich.
Football is a game about feelings and intelligence.
Believe in yourself and believe in your dreams. Follow them, never give up, that's the most important thing. If you believe you can get there, then one day you will.
Obviously, when you win and keep winning, it's easier to maintain this atmosphere, but the atmosphere in the Man City dressing room is amazing.
Having a baby is one of the most wonderful things in your life, as well as the hardest thing in your life.
Talent without working hard is nothing. — © Cristiano Ronaldo
Talent without working hard is nothing.
There is no stability without solidarity and no solidarity without stability.
I was surrounded by classical music, art and ballet all these things. But they also had a football field and it was at the conservatoire I decided to be a footballer.
I'm proud to say I've done something for the good of football. I don't compare myself to anyone.
For me, the team always comes first, and without the help of my colleagues, I am nothing.
When you have had a taste of excellence, you cannot go back to mediocrity.
Consciousness permits us to develop the instruments of culture - morality and justice, religion, art, economics and politics, science and technology. Those instruments allow us some measure of freedom in the confrontation with nature.
The passionate fans they have and also the ambition of the manager and the chairman. It was an easy descion to choose West Ham. London is also closer to my wife's side of the family - so provided her more help to raise the kids. Everything made sense and I'm extremely happy.
If the message of Jesus was love, hope and compassion, and I can bring that to more people by being a more appealing Jesus, I am happy with that.
All is worthwhile if the soul is not small.
Don't expect ambiguities, hesitations or palace intrigues from me.
Regaining the Champions Cup is not going to be easy.
I like to dream about Portugal, and it's less easy when you are there.
Look at me and tell me if I don't have Brazil in every curve of my body.
I suppose I have become a sort of living monument in Portugal. But I come from a family with roots all over the world, so the idea of patriotism is not very strong in me. My country is the country of Chekhov, Beethoven, Velasquez - writers I like, painters and artists I admire.
The style of football we play here excites me, and I am determined to win more silverware. City gives me the best chance of doing that.
I have a fantastic wife, and not only in terms of external beauty. Her priority and mine is our children. That is our choice.
I wanted to do the whole album in black and white, and it really killed me that when you see it in the light it's got green in it. I don't know what the hell that was about.
We want the world our children inherit to be defined by the values enshrined in the U.N. Charter: peace, justice, respect, human rights, tolerance, and solidarity.
Yes, it was my dream to play in the Premier League and fortunately for me my dream is also to play for Manchester United.
Ripen your mind to the glorious history of the ages and revel in your mastery as today's youth shall look upon you as a sage.
When you sign a contract, you must respect that.
When you are nominated for the best player in Europe, the Ballon d'Or, playing in the Champions League, there is so much pressure. You don't know what will happen. This pressure is inside you - you always have it.
When you try to build an identity based on one idea, the easy part is to stick with the good things that you do.
It's widely recognized that there is no peace without development and no development without peace; it is also true that there is no peace and sustainable development without respect for human rights.
It is economic power that determines political power, and governments become the political functionaries of economic power. — © Jose Saramago
It is economic power that determines political power, and governments become the political functionaries of economic power.
I live in peace.
Keerthy Suresh knows how to improvise and reworks her expression on the spot.
We have to go into every game with the same mentality as we have for Liverpool. It can be different playing against Burnley to Liverpool. I understand for the fans it's different but, for us, it can't be because the result we want is the same and nothing else.
If you love your job the way I do and the way we do as a team and what we want to achieve, you have to love every aspect of it.
I've been fortunate to play with many great players, including Cristiano Ronaldo for Portugal.
I very often compare relations between states to relations with people. Sometimes we are nicer to those we don't know well, who are not our friends, than we are to our friends, because with our friends we don't need to be nice all the time.
It's hard when you lose your best players. It's tough. I'm not going to lie. It makes you think, 'What if they didn't leave?'
I can't imagine myself outside any kind of social or political involvement. Yes, I'm a writer, but I live in this world, and my writing doesn't exist on a separate level. And if people know who I am and read my books, well, good; that way, if I have something more to say, then everyone benefits.
Governments are not always right.
When I was growing up reading history books as a young student, it seemed all wars had a winner. Yet in today's wars, it is increasingly clear that no one wins. Everyone loses.
All coaches say, 'We want to control the game. We want the ball. Blah, blah, blah, blah,' but it's impossible to have the ball all the time. — © Nuno Espirito Santo
All coaches say, 'We want to control the game. We want the ball. Blah, blah, blah, blah,' but it's impossible to have the ball all the time.
When it comes to beauty, I feel that hanging with people you love, laughing, and doing silly things gets your spirits up. We are always prettier when we are happier.
Lisbon is incredibly beautiful.
I'm living a dream I never want to wake up from.
I think that Cristiano is a very complete player in all aspects, Messi is too but these two players, they differ from another. I would prefer Ronaldo.
'Ninnu Kori' urges us to take a broader view of life, look past stumbling blocks, and rise above self sympathy.
As a global society, we have the technology, resources and the know-how to make a massive difference to living standards everywhere, including for refugees.
Every game is a chance to improve.
I'm happy for the modern-day player who signs his contract and makes lots of money. The players of my era helped make that possible.
All coaches have different ways of working.
I'm still a fanatical fan of Porto, and I always will be, but a footballer's career is short, and I have to make the most of all the opportunities that I get.
Insight into character comes from listening intently to the spoken word. The physical person, their charisma, charm and dramatic flair is more often used to persuade audiences, as they use these stealth tools of disguise and deception.
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