“When you live for others’ opinions you are dead. I don’t want to live thinking about how I’ll be remembered.” – Carlos Slim Helú, Richest man in Mexico and one of the richest in the world according to Forbes magazine.
“The nation is hungry and thirsty for justice!” – (words that ring true just as loudly today.) Justo Sierra, 1848-1912 Mexican writer, poet, journalist and lifelong militant liberal.
“Who loves a lot, forgives a lot.” – Amado Nervo 1870 – 1919 (Mexican poet, journalist and Ambasador to Argentina and Uruguay.)
“A person isn’t born with the intelligence to be with someone special, you learn it, and you fail in the path of life, but you don`t have to give up the chance to love.” – Gael Garcia Bernal, Actor (on finding the right person to fall in love with.)
“Beauty does not come with creams and lotions. God can give us beauty, but whether that beauty remains or changes is determined by our thoughts and deeds.” – Dolores del Río
(Sage advice from the queen of Mexican cinema. Dolores was generally thought to be one of the most beautiful women of her time.)
“My driving abilities from Mexico have helped me get through Hollywood.” -Salma Hayek (An uncertain critique of her career and/or Mexican drivers.)
“Love is an attempt at penetrating another being, but it can only succeed if the surrender is mutual.” -Octavio Paz (Poet, 1914 – 1998)