Top 631 Quotes & Sayings by Venezuelan Authors

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I've always thought it'd be nice to be seaweed, kind of just floating about.
For me, no ideological or political conviction would justify the sacrifice of a human life. For me, the value of life is absolute, with no concessions. It's not negotiable.
Money doesn't buy elegance. You can take an inexpensive sheath, add a pretty scarf, gray shoes, and a wonderful bag, and it will always be elegant. — © Carolina Herrera
Money doesn't buy elegance. You can take an inexpensive sheath, add a pretty scarf, gray shoes, and a wonderful bag, and it will always be elegant.
I exist in agreement with all the weird chaos, destruction, and agony that is undoubtedly part of the texture of being alive.
Life is so fast. And I still remember when I came up to the big leagues and played as if it were yesterday. Time flies.
Doesn't matter what people say, doesn't matter what they are going to say about you. You gotta go out there and play your game.
You've got keep your head up, keep fighting, and do the best you can.
I'm pretty close to Miguel Cabrera. We are such different hitters, but at the same time, we're pretty close because we both like to hit the ball middle-away.
It is important to know where you come from.
We will stay in the streets until we have freedom for Venezuela.
I love to travel, but sometimes it's nice to stay in one place.
For me, the winning strategy in any start-up business is, 'Think big but start small.'
Today, the future of Venezuela won and, as we said, we repeat to everyone: there is a path, there is a path for progress, for the future, to make Venezuela a greater country.
Beauty is only temporary, but your mind lasts you a lifetime. — © Alicia Machado
Beauty is only temporary, but your mind lasts you a lifetime.
I can tell you that I never aspired to be president. I always honour something that Commander Chavez told us: that while we were in these posts, we must be clothed in humility and understand that we are here to protect the man and woman of the streets.
Williams is one of the big names in F1 with a really strong pedigree, so it is an honour to be driving for them.
Being born in Cuba, a country where freedom of speech is non-existent, it's startling to observe how Venezuela, where I was happily raised, is fast becoming Cuba's mirror image: Dismantling of fundamental democratic rights deserved by its people and citizens of the world.
I don't feel my best right now, but at the same time, I'm not trying to find any excuses or anything.
While in medical school, I was drafted into the U.S. Army with the other medical students as part of the wartime training program, and naturalized American citizen in 1943. I greatly enjoyed my medical studies, which at the Medical College of Virginia were very clinically oriented.
The fundamental problem is that there's no credibility in the judicial system, which is a system that's been completely politicized. This is retaliation and selective repression.
I'm going to say this - to the people in Seattle, to all the people in Seattle that trust me, that believe in me - I'm going to say this: I'm not going to disappoint anybody.
Judgement comes from experience, and experience comes from bad judgement.
You know that in the playoffs, everyone starts from zero. No matter what team you have to face, if you want to make it to the World Series, you have to get through two rounds against very good teams that are going to be hot.
The most important element for any economy is confidence.
It is not about money. It is about how you treat the player.
I'm not executing my pitches. I'm not commanding my fastball, and I get behind in the count. When I try to throw strikes, I'm getting hurt. That's not the way I pitch.
As a driver, you always dream of winning a F1 race, and to win so early on in my career was very special.
I can't tell you how many times I've had a friend tell me, in this tender and discreet voice, 'It's just you and me bro, and I want to tell you the truth: make a record of you and an acoustic guitar. Please. That's what everybody actually likes.' That's so funny to me.
Judge for yourself who's still fighting for change and who got sick on power, because the person in the Miraflores has forgotten about the people of Venezuela.
So I'm half deaf - and dyslexic. How about that? Nobody's perfect, and I'm proud of my defects.
I think there's a certain poetry to having your body reflect what you feel inside of you. Perhaps you have a feeling that's so pure, or overwhelming inside of you that your body disfigures to it - contortions match your confusion.
We know that Maduro's armies are riddled with persecution, torture, threats, and wrongful arrests.
It's a really deep and layered psychological situation - making music with someone - if they're trying to make something real and personal. It's almost like dating: you allow yourself to be consumed by the other - not in a bad way, but in a way that happens in nature.
When I was in Seattle, I listened to Carlos Guillen and other older players.
This game is crazy. You're up and down, up and down. When you feel good, you want to be there every time for the team.
Everything that happened last year stays in the past.
We use the term 'fight' very lightly - 'I've been fighting so hard to get my car, I've been fighting so hard to get that job, I've been fighting so hard to get that girl.' But the reality is boxers do fight bitterly to get whatever they want or whatever they need in life, and most of them come from nothing, which is the case of Roberto Duran.
Of course, we also have to play in concert halls. This is our dream when you are a musician - to play in a good, comfortable hall with a wonderful acoustic. — © Gustavo Dudamel
Of course, we also have to play in concert halls. This is our dream when you are a musician - to play in a good, comfortable hall with a wonderful acoustic.
I kept listening in the minor leagues, and even earlier than that, people would say, 'If you don't hit the fastball, you're not going to get to the big leagues.' Every game, you're going to get a fastball.
Only facing right-handers and not left-handers is hard for me.
They say that if I win that I'll take away benefits, but the only one who has expropriated things from you is this government. After visiting all around our Venezuela, I don't have a doubt that we will win.
Detroit is part of my family and part of my life, my home.
Grizzly Bear's 'Knife' is one of the best videos of all time - everything Encyclopedia Pictura has done is really incredible.
I'm not selfish. I am where I am because I have worked very hard and have always done my job.
Arthur Russell is very important to me on many levels, and when I read Tim Lawrence's biography on him, 'Hold on to Your Dreams,' one of the things I took away was: first thought, best thought. I live by that when I make my own music.
I don't want to be jumping from team to team.
People threw food at me and sang songs about how ugly I was.
I'm not an aggressive person at all. But I know how to fight.
That's everyone's motivation: to get to the playoffs and win the World Series. — © Asdrubal Cabrera
That's everyone's motivation: to get to the playoffs and win the World Series.
When you live and work in different time zones, you spend a lot of time on airplanes.
I believe that you have to treat the people who work with you like your family.
I've had work done on my eyes in the past. However, I think there are limits. I wouldn't ever have too much done, as it looks unnatural, and I don't think you should do anything to your lips, as it changes the entire shape of your face.
I would like to be clear about the situation in Venezuela: Mr. Maduro's re-election on May 20, 2018, was illegitimate, as has since been acknowledged by a large part of the international community.
Having competed themselves, my father and my uncle are very passionate about motorsport, so I inherited it from them.
My message to France and Europe is that we will make sure Venezuela won't witness the rise of another Pinochet. And we will do it the democratic way.
When the Internet came along, the first thing I did was look up Wu-Tang so I could print out their symbol and glue it onto my skateboard.
When you do something that you like, and you think you can keep doing it, you don't think about retiring.
I am just a humble worker. Commander Chavez decided I should be president. To President Obama, we remember that young leader and of the workers of Chicago. So we have a different kind of relation. For him and John Kerry. We talked to Edward Kennedy.
When I was young, I put on performances for my family and my parents where I would dance like a woman, singing a really exaggerated woman's vocal in front of my whole family.
One of the pillars of 'Cyrano' is recreating a love story and, like any archetype, these great stories tend to be captivating, among other things, because they are made of those universal things that move us.
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