Eduardo Galeano Quotes

Top 78 wise famous quotes and sayings by Eduardo Galeano

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Eduardo Galeano quotes: For sailors who love the wind, memory is a good port of departure. For sailors who love the wind, memory is a good port of departure.
Eduardo Galeano quotes: Religious disintegration began with colonization. Religious disintegration began with colonization.
Eduardo Galeano quotes: Disasters are called natural, as if nature were the executioner and not the victim. Disasters are called natural, as if nature were the executioner and not the victim.
Eduardo Galeano quotes: Richness in the world is a result of other people's poverty. We should begin to shorten the abyss between haves and have-nots. Richness in the world is a result of other people's poverty. We should begin to shorten the abyss between haves and have-nots.
Eduardo Galeano quotes: Bacteria and viruses were the most effective allies. Bacteria and viruses were the most effective allies.
Eduardo Galeano quotes: Soccer is a feast for the eyes that watch it and a joy for the body that plays it Soccer is a feast for the eyes that watch it and a joy for the body that plays it
Eduardo Galeano quotes: What is the most popular scene in the Bible? Adam and Eve biting the apple. It's not there. What is the most popular scene in the Bible? Adam and Eve biting the apple. It's not there.
Eduardo Galeano quotes: All that exists is the temple. In this sacred place, the only religion without atheists puts its divinities on display. All that exists is the temple. In this sacred place, the only religion without atheists puts its divinities on display.
Eduardo Galeano quotes: Bolivians die with rotted lungs so that the world may consume cheap tin. Bolivians die with rotted lungs so that the world may consume cheap tin.
Eduardo Galeano quotes: I am grateful to journalism for waking me up to the realities of the world. I am grateful to journalism for waking me up to the realities of the world.
Eduardo Galeano quotes: I am not a historian. I am a writer obsessed with remembering, with remembering the past I am not a historian. I am a writer obsessed with remembering, with remembering the past
Eduardo Galeano quotes: If the grape is made of wine, then perhaps we are the words that tell who we are If the grape is made of wine, then perhaps we are the words that tell who we are
Eduardo Galeano quotes: I like Messi because he doesn't think he is Messi. I like Messi because he doesn't think he is Messi.
Eduardo Galeano quotes: Here," an old sugar worker told me, "the people have a great love for martyrsbut only after they're dead. Before, there's nothing but complaints. Here," an old sugar worker told me, "the people have a great love for martyrs
but only after they're dead. Before, there's nothing but complaints.
Eduardo Galeano quotes: In the struggle of good against evil, it's always the people who get killed. In the struggle of good against evil, it's always the people who get killed.
Eduardo Galeano quotes: This work is a torture on the rump but a joy to the heart. This work is a torture on the rump but a joy to the heart.
Eduardo Galeano quotes: In his life, a man can change wives, political parties or religions but he cannot change his favourite soccer team. In his life, a man can change wives, political parties or religions but he cannot change his favourite soccer team.
Eduardo Galeano quotes: We are all mortal until the first kiss and the second glass of wine. We are all mortal until the first kiss and the second glass of wine.
Eduardo Galeano quotes: All I know is this: art is art, or it's shit All I know is this: art is art, or it's shit
Eduardo Galeano quotes: The wages Haiti requires by law belong in the department of science fiction: actual wages on coffee plantations vary from $.07 to $.15 a day The wages Haiti requires by law belong in the department of science fiction: actual wages on coffee plantations vary from $.07 to $.15 a day
Eduardo Galeano quotes: I'm attracted to soccer's capacity for beauty. When well played, the game is a dance with a ball. I'm attracted to soccer's capacity for beauty. When well played, the game is a dance with a ball.
Eduardo Galeano quotes: I have never killed anybody, it is true, but it is because I lacked the courage or the time, not because I lacked the desire I have never killed anybody, it is true, but it is because I lacked the courage or the time, not because I lacked the desire
Eduardo Galeano quotes: I still have things to do. I met up with the stars, but I could not count them. I drew water from the well, but I could not offer it. I still have things to do. I met up with the stars, but I could not count them. I drew water from the well, but I could not offer it.
Eduardo Galeano quotes: Recordar: To remember; from the Latin records, to pass back through the heart Recordar: To remember; from the Latin records, to pass back through the heart
Eduardo Galeano quotes: A pretty move, for the love of God. A pretty move, for the love of God.
Eduardo Galeano quotes: Indignation must always be the answer to indignity. Reality is not destiny. Indignation must always be the answer to indignity. Reality is not destiny.
Eduardo Galeano quotes: There are those who believe destiny rests at the feet of the gods, but the truth is that it confronts the conscious of man with a burning challenge. There are those who believe destiny rests at the feet of the gods, but the truth is that it confronts the conscious of man with a burning challenge.
Eduardo Galeano quotes: Soccer, metaphor for war, at times turns into real war. Soccer, metaphor for war, at times turns into real war.
Eduardo Galeano quotes: Many small people, in small places, doing small things can change the world. Many small people, in small places, doing small things can change the world.
Eduardo Galeano quotes: I am not particularly interested insaving time; I prefer to enjoy it. I am not particularly interested in
saving time; I prefer to enjoy it.
Eduardo Galeano quotes: There is nothing more orderly than a cemetery. There is nothing more orderly than a cemetery.
Eduardo Galeano quotes: Lying in the sun, he follows the unhurried paths of seagulls and sailboats, the azure breeze, the ebb and flow of foam on the water and in the air. Lying in the sun, he follows the unhurried paths of seagulls and sailboats, the azure breeze, the ebb and flow of foam on the water and in the air.
Eduardo Galeano quotes: If the past has nothing to say to the present, history may go on sleeping undisturbed in the closet where the system keeps its old disguises. If the past has nothing to say to the present, history may go on sleeping undisturbed in the closet where the system keeps its old disguises.
Eduardo Galeano quotes: Why are some walls so loud and others mute? Why are some walls so loud and others mute?
Eduardo Galeano quotes: Is the prosperity of a class really identifiable with the well-being of a country? Is the prosperity of a class really identifiable with the well-being of a country?
Eduardo Galeano quotes: Latin America is part of the world which was for many years condemned to the system of power where intimidation had more strength than the vote. Latin America is part of the world which was for many years condemned to the system of power where intimidation had more strength than the vote.
Eduardo Galeano quotes: If thats how it was done, and thats how it had always been done, there had to be a reason If thats how it was done, and thats how it had always been done, there had to be a reason
Eduardo Galeano quotes: Writing is a marvelous adventure and very labor-intensive: those words run away and try to escape. They are very difficult to capture. Writing is a marvelous adventure and very labor-intensive: those words run away and try to escape. They are very difficult to capture.
Eduardo Galeano quotes: Hunting Jews has always been a European sport.Now the Palestinians, who never played it, are paying the bill. Hunting Jews has always been a European sport.
Now the Palestinians, who never played it, are paying the bill.
Eduardo Galeano quotes: Whatever Latin America sells - raw materials or manufactures - its chief export product is really cheap labor. Whatever Latin America sells - raw materials or manufactures - its chief export product is really cheap labor.
Eduardo Galeano quotes: The division of labor among nations is that some specialize in winning and others in losing. The division of labor among nations is that some specialize in winning and others in losing.
Eduardo Galeano quotes: The diversity of life is so stimulating for me. The diversity of life is so stimulating for me.
Eduardo Galeano quotes: If the world is upside down the way it is now, wouldn't we have to turn it over to get it to stand up straight? If the world is upside down the way it is now, wouldn't we have to turn it over to get it to stand up straight?
Eduardo Galeano quotes: We are the sum of our efforts to change who we are. We are the sum of our efforts to change who we are.
Eduardo Galeano quotes: Is everything forbidden us except to fold our arms? Poverty is not written in the stars; under development is not one of God's mysterious designs. Is everything forbidden us except to fold our arms? Poverty is not written in the stars; under development is not one of God's mysterious designs.
Eduardo Galeano quotes: There are some writers who feel they are elected by God. I am not. I am elected by the devil - this is clear. There are some writers who feel they are elected by God. I am not. I am elected by the devil - this is clear.
Eduardo Galeano quotes: The goal is soccer's orgasm. And like orgasms, goals have become an ever less frequent occurrence in modern life. The goal is soccer's orgasm. And like orgasms, goals have become an ever less frequent occurrence in modern life.
Eduardo Galeano quotes: We are all mortals until the first kiss and te second glass of wine. We are all mortals until the first kiss and te second glass of wine.