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Wise Latina Quotes

“Although I grew up in very modest and challenging circumstances, I consider my life to be immeasurably rich”

Sonia Sotomayor – U.S. Supreme Court Justice of Puerto Rican heritage

“I am my own woman.”

Eva Peron – Argentine Community Activist, wife of former President Peron

“Accept the children the way we accept trees; with gratitude because they are a blessing. But do not have expectations or desires. You don’t expect trees to change; you love them as they are”

Isabel Allende – Author, daughter of former Chilean President Salvador Allende

“The thing you have to be prepared for is that other people don’t always dream your dream”

Linda Ronstadt – Singer and daughter of Spanish parents

“I like a lot of love and attention. I don’t need someone to buy me material things. I can buy them for myself. It’s nice to get presents, but it’s not a sign of love”

Jennifer Lopez – Singer of Puerto Rican heritage

“I realized how Latina I was, and then also, at the same time, how not Latina enough I was, because I’m born and raised in Los Angeles. I speak Spanish, but I don’t speak perfect Spanish, not like a native speaker”

America Ferrera – Actress, daughter of Honduran parents

“All my life, because I’m blonde and blue-eyed, people who aren’t Hispanic can’t believe I am. And people who are Hispanic always think I’m not, because I don’t look like them. Being Latin is part of who I am and I bring that part to every role”

Cameron Diaz – Actress of Cuban-American heritage

“Whether born from experience or inherent physiological or cultural differences, our gender and national origins may and will make a difference in our judging”

Sonia Sotomayor – U.S. Supreme Court Justice of Puerto Rican heritage

“People think of Latina women as being fiery and fierce, which is usually true. But I think the quality that so many Latinas possess is strength. I’m very proud to have Latin blood”

Zoe Saldana (Zoe Yadira Saldaña Nazario) – Actress, daughter of Dominican and Puerto Rican parents

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