Top 661 Quotes & Sayings by Puerto Rican Authors

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Smell the roses. Smell the coffee. Whatever it is that makes you happy.
It is always good to make new friends.
I don't want to be fake. I'm just being me. And I have the power to break stereotypes and whatever useless rules that society puts on us. — © Bad Bunny
I don't want to be fake. I'm just being me. And I have the power to break stereotypes and whatever useless rules that society puts on us.
You kind of grow up and evolve in everything you do.
Being real is what keeps me humble. It doesn't matter how much money I make or how much I accomplish. What's critical is staying real to myself and keeping my feet on the ground. That's what helps keep me going.
I attract perfect beings whom I can love and will love me in return. God and Goddesses of Love guide me to find my true love.
Outside of my own home, England is my second home.
Fashion is part of our culture, and it's about more than just a pretty dress.
You always put some goal in your mind and you try to reach it. If you don't reach it, that's fine because you at least had something to look forward to.
Things aren't gifted to you. Things don't just come from an idea, from nothing. You have to work for them. You have to pursue them. You have to take time. You have to sacrifice.
With me, what you see is what you get. Yes, call me naive, but I love life. I am happy, and for that, I make no apologies. I do like to see the best in people, and when someone is nice to my face, I tend to believe them.
A man never stands taller than when he stoops to help a child.
Baseball has been very good to me. — © Roberto Clemente
Baseball has been very good to me.
We should be in constant evolution and adapt to the new without ever losing our essence or our integrity.
I try to stay real with my thoughts and the things that I go through in life. I like being free.
I played college basketball in West Virginia for two years, and then I graduated from NYU with a sports management degree because I realized the NBA's not going to happen.
I was ballet dancing at four, playing piano by six, and doing commercials by 12. When I was 21, I was on the number one live comedy show in Puerto Rico. I told my parents, 'I'm going to New York to become a performer.' And I left.
The harder I train every day on the track and in the gym, the more trust I gain in myself.
I think Puerto Rico becoming a state would fulfill the destiny of 3.5 million American citizens that live in Puerto Rico.
National identity is something that's directly connected to our personal experiences and the decisions we make, the roads we decide to take at certain points in our life.
I am really excited and thankful for opportunity to work with Cotto Promotions, Tidal and Roc Nation.
We have over 30 dams in Puerto Rico, and I think only one works. We're here in the rain forest, and we have plenty of water. It's insane.
Some days, you feel like a 22-year-old and some days you feel like a 40-year-old.
People are complicated. People have secrets. It doesn't make them good people or bad people.
When I left Chicago, people said, 'Careful with that Texas heat'. I'm like, 'I'm from Puerto Rico. I know heat.'
My dad has given me the best gift anyone has ever given me. He gave me wings to fly.
Coming in and out of Hollywood for pilot season, I may have to thicken my accent or hear that, physically, I'm not Latino. I not only am, but there's another 50,000 people who look exactly like me.
I love the challenge of show business. It keeps me on my toes.
I am more important than my problems.
Trust me, you have to fight. When people are wrong, you've got to let them know it.
The moon is the accomplice of all things related to the heart.
I work hard to be able to set myself apart from everything else that's going on in the trap genre.
Fashion is one thing, but style is another.
This is my idea of heaven, coming home and watching the news.
In many cultures, a total eclipse of the Sun predicts cataclysms and bad events.
I won't lie, I didn't know there was a concert. I've always known about the Nobel Peace Prize and the different prizes given out for science and this and that, but I didn't know there was a concert the day after. When they said, 'You're going to perform in Norway for the Nobel Peace Prize concert,' I was like, 'All right, I'm there.'
I have a very young outlook.
The sweetest two words are 'next time.' The sourest word is 'if.' — © Chi Chi Rodriguez
The sweetest two words are 'next time.' The sourest word is 'if.'
You're talking about defense and calling games and blocking balls, I'm going to be right there with anybody.
I'm not comfortable with just me, me, me. That's boring.
Part of our job as quote-unquote 'celebrities' is that we can gather people around things that are important. I think it should be a requisite - there should be a clause in the contract that you have to give back.
I listen to Migos. I listen to Drake a lot. Also 21 Savage, Kodak Black, XXXTentacion.
All my life, I faced sexism and racism and then, when I hit 40, ageism.
I fight manic-depression, and I have been able to live battling that sadness that I get sometimes.
I would always hunch over, I was always taller than the boys. I had the extremely skinny legs... I would double up my socks, those ones from Footlocker, to make my legs look thicker.
In Puerto Rico, there has developed a culture of taking out loans and not paying them back. That has ended.
I still get butterflies when I'm doing a runway show. The music starts, you're wearing these gorgeous clothes and your nervous about your high heels, if your shoes are going to break, if your going to slip or do something wrong.
It's always morning for me until 4 in the afternoon. — © Luis Fonsi
It's always morning for me until 4 in the afternoon.
I'm a guy that roots for the home team. Daddy Yankee and Luis Fonsi, those are my guys. As far as I'm concerned, they won. They broke into every market with 'Despacito.'
I am born every day and make my debut every day. Others pile on the years.
Actually, my true name is Rosa Dolores Alverio. And then I became Rosita Moreno when a stepfather stepped in. And when I got to MGM studios, which was my first film contract, they just thought that Rosita wasn't a good name, and they changed it to Rita. And yes, it was their idea.
I went through the immigration thing. But when I got to New York it wasn't so tough for me. I went to school. I went to P.S. 57, then I went to the Lighthouse for the Blind on 59th St. I guess being blind is a great leveler.
I was actually born and raised in Puerto Rico. I moved to the States when I was 19. I was very impressed early on by being around people who spoke my language and ate the same food and listened to the same music, dressed the same. But then you look around and, you know, you're not in Puerto Rico.
At some point of my life I've always fantasized that I'd be a boxing champion of the 160-pound division. Or a chef, I love cooking.
I want to last in my career, and that relies on the way my body performs. So I need to take care of it.
Your wardrobe can be your passport for success. What you wear to a new job interview or an audition can be of great impact and open doors for you. If you possess talent and faith in yourself, and wear clothing that enhances your personality, you have a 50 percent better chance of winning or gaining whatever you're seeking.
My manager told me that Cardi B wanted to meet me, and I said, 'You can't be believing everyone who calls you.' But at the end, I met her, and she actually told me that she wanted to collaborate with me eventually.
Tory Lanez and I have a great relationship.
But some people act like they think I live in the jungle someplace.
At 14 and 15, I used to listen to Tito Puente, Dave Valentine and everything that was happening with American jazz. I love it.
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