Quotes and Sayings about Brazil



"I want to go back to Brazil, get married, have lots of kids, and just be a couch tomato."
- Ana Beatriz Barros
(Related: Brazil, Kids, Want)

"I've been down there 6 times and there's nothing like Brazilian percussion."
- Les Baxter
(Related: Nothing)

"I love Brazilians. Brazilians ought to be made compulsory at 15."
- Victoria Beckham
(Related: Love)

"Banks' beer. There's nothing like it! To Brazil. And to Barbados justice."
- Ronald Biggs
(Related: Banks, Beer, Brazil, Justice, Nothing)

"No voters will be left behind."
- Donna Brazile
(Related: Will)

"Look, Congress has allocated more money to finance the upcoming Iraqi elections than it has for the American elections. There's something wrong with that."
- Donna Brazile
(Related: Finance, Money, American, Congress, Elections, Wrong)

"Since Bush has been in office, African-American women have fallen behind in terms of income and wages."
- Donna Brazile
(Related: Women, African, Income, Office, Wages)

"The 2000 election exposed some ugly history in our country."
- Donna Brazile
(Related: History, Country, Ugly)

"Civic education and civic responsibility should be taught in elementary school."
- Donna Brazile
(Related: Education, Responsibility, School)

"Jesus was a community organizer, Pontius Pilate was a governor. And perhaps they should understand the role of a community organizer is to help people in distress."
- Donna Brazile
(Related: People, Community, Help)

"If you're not out front defining your vision, your opponent will spend gobs of money to define it for you."
- Donna Brazile
(Related: Money, Vision, Will)

"I was motivated to be different in part because I was different."
- Donna Brazile
"A campaign is about defining who you are - your vision and your opponent's vision."
- Donna Brazile
(Related: Vision)

"Because of my faith and my imagination, I was able to enjoy my childhood, even though it was tough."
- Donna Brazile
(Related: Faith, Imagination, Childhood)

"We're like a Third World country when it comes to some of our election practices."
- Donna Brazile
(Related: Country, World)

"It didn't even occur to me that I'm the last person in the world who should play salsa or Brazilian music."
- David Byrne
(Related: Music, Play, World)

"This was an important part of my life. But it was also sad that we didn't play there, cause we had such alot of fans that were waiting for us and Brazilians are great people. It's now my second home."
- Jim Capaldi
(Related: Home, Life, People, Cause, Fans, Now, Play, Waiting)

"So the books have a greater appeal to a British audience, but that hasn't stopped them making best-seller lists in places like Brazil, Japan and at least a dozen other countries."
- Bernard Cornwell
(Related: Books, Brazil, Countries)

"Latins are tenderly enthusiastic. In Brazil they throw flowers at you. In Argentina they throw themselves."
- Marlene Dietrich
(Related: Brazil, Flowers)

"While I was at college studying design I decided to paint. I was also greatly inspired by the colours that I had seen on my travels in the Brazilian Rain forest."
- John Dyer
(Related: Design, College, Rain)

"Four years ago maybe we thought we were inferior to Brazil, subconsciously we didn't see ourselves beating them. Now we believe in ourselves, we can be on the pitch with any team in the world and think we can win."
- Rio Ferdinand
(Related: Thought, Brazil, Now, World, Years)

"I based in Brazil, Sao Paulo, but I come very often to the states, and I travel all over the world."
- Emerson Fittipaldi
(Related: Travel, Brazil, states, World)

"There are many young talents in Brazil. There is a lot of hope in Felipe Massa. It is very difficult to judge him in his first year, but by the end of the end we are going to have a better position how he does in Formula One."
- Emerson Fittipaldi
(Related: Hope, Brazil, End, First, Formula)

"Because of my Portuguese heritage, I have an interest in all of the instrumentation that comes from Portugal and Brazil as well."
- Nelly Furtado
(Related: Brazil, Interest)

"This part of Brazil offered the curious spectacle of a great evil, which has been long suffered to exist and is now advancing, gradually yet surely, to that state which must entail inevitable destruction on the existing Government of the country."
- George Grey
(Related: Government, Brazil, Country, Destruction, Evil, Now, State)

"I have taken part in ceremonies with North American and Mexican shamans, as well as Brazilian ceremonies."
- Stanislav Grof
(Related: American)

"I played against the Brazilians in '82, who were definitely the best team never to have won the World Cup."
- Alan Hansen
(Related: World)

"The World Cup needs a brilliant Brazilian team."
- Alan Hansen
(Related: Needs, World)

"In '82 Brazil showed that you can't win the World Cup without a solid defense."
- Alan Hansen
(Related: Brazil, Defense, World)

"Everybody likes Brazil and we want the Brazilians to come out."
- Alan Hansen
(Related: Brazil, Want)

"You walk off the plane in Rio, and your blood temperature goes up. The feel of the wind on your face, the water on your skin, the taste of the food, the music, the sexuality; Brazilians are very comfortable in their sexuality."
- Amy Irving
(Related: Food, Music, Blood, Sexuality, Skin, Taste, Water, Wind)

"I have a feeling we are going to be world champions, I can't really explain why. Brazil are probably the best team in the world in terms of individual players. But the team with the most gifted players do not always win."
- Oliver Kahn
(Related: Brazil, Feeling, World)

"If you look around Brazil you see pregnant women everywhere. Here you don't see that as much. There the only thing they do is babies, babies, babies! Especially the poor families."
- Adriana Lima
(Related: Women, Babies, Brazil, Poor)

"We deliberately used elements from Brazilian music and from African and Asian music. Now people can hear that but then it sounded so abstract, they couldn't hear it."
- Arto Lindsay
(Related: Music, People, African, Now)

"My parents were missionaries - I was born in the States but I grew up in Brazil."
- Arto Lindsay
(Related: Brazil, Missionaries, Parents, states)

"I'd like to go to Brazil I think. Do a little South America trip."
- Kristanna Loken
(Related: America, Brazil)

"Brazilian music has many of the ingredients that I strive for in my own music: Strong melodies and a disciplined but intense rhythmic concept, and interesting harmonies."
- Chuck Mangione
(Related: Music)

"I loved the Brazilian music I played. But this is finally me. For the first time I think it's really me."
- Herbie Mann
(Related: Music, Time, First)

"For me Brazilian music is the perfect mix of melody and rhythm. It just bubbles rhythmically. If I had to pick just one music style to play if would be Brazilian."
- Herbie Mann
(Related: Music, Play, Style)

"That makes me think of the 2002 World Cup Final above all else. Nobody thought at the time that our team would get through to the Final against Brazil. We should remember that this summer."
- Angela Merkel
(Related: Time, Thought, Brazil, Summer, World)

"Look at me and tell me if I don't have Brazil in every curve of my body."
- Carmen Miranda
(Related: Body, Brazil)

"Brazil - they're so good it's like they are running round the pitch playing with themselves."
- John Motson
(Related: Brazil, Running)

"Nearly all the Brazilian supporters are wearing yellow shirts - it's a fabulous kaleidoscope of colour."
- John Motson
(Related: Kaleidoscope)

"But we had a fantastic coach, Simon Clifford, who runs a British football youth game which teaches Brazilian techniques - which is what we wanted to incorporate into the film. And some of those things we eventually got in."
- Parminder Nagra
(Related: Coach, Film, Football, Youth)

"Latin music has many international influences - pop, rock, country, Brazilian sounds, and alternative styles."
- Ednita Nazario
(Related: Music, Country)

"The only country where you see any positive movement within domestic consumption is Brazil, where you really do have a variety of coffees to make blends with."
- Robert Nelson
(Related: Positive, Brazil, Country, Variety)

"The match against Brazil was football at its best. Both sides had opportunities to win the game."
- Michel Patini
(Related: Brazil, Football)

"You can eliminate, for example, a Brazil nut gene if you know that it will create an allergenic effect."
- Jeremy Rifkin
(Related: Brazil, Effect, Example, Will)

"Well, Smoke n' Mirrors has very much a world music flavor and it doesn't park itself in one country. It borrows heavily from the Brazilian angle, which is dear to my heart, and I recorded several albums with that flavor."
- Lee Ritenour
(Related: Music, Heart, Country, World)

"Also, there are now new laws in Brazil which create incentives for Argentine and Latin American films to be premiered and distributed in Brazil and vice versa."
- Walter Salles
(Related: American, Brazil, Laws, Now, Vice)

"The Peruvian faces are completely different from that faces in Argentina and in Brazil."
- Walter Salles
(Related: Brazil, Faces)

"So when I was very young, I longed for Brazil."
- Walter Salles
(Related: Brazil)

"So I feel a responsibility to help first-time film-makers in Brazil, but also to increase the dialogue between film cultures which are really wonderful and so much closer to us than what we do see on our screens."
- Walter Salles
(Related: Brazil, Film, First, Help, Responsibility)

"I come from Brazil, which is a Portuguese speaking part of the continent."
- Walter Salles
(Related: Brazil)

"No, I worked a lot for European television, doing documentaries in Brazil."
- Walter Salles
(Related: Brazil, Television)

"And my generation in Brazil was influenced by Cinema Novo. So we're echoing what's been done way in the past."
- Walter Salles
(Related: Brazil, Cinema, Past)

"Brazil has rediscovered itself, and this rediscovery is being expressed in its people's enthusiasm and their desire to mobilize to face the huge problems that lie ahead of us."
- Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva
(Related: Lie, People, Enthusiasm, Being, Brazil, Desire, Problems)

"Soon after I was born, my parents moved to the South Florida area, and I've lived here ever since (with a few years of living in both Portugal and Brazil in my younger days)."
- Joe Tex
(Related: Brazil, Living, Parents, Years)

"I'm like Sergeant Schultz, I know nothing. We are trying to share ideas around the world. We don't just come up with a great idea in Brazil and ignore it in the rest of the world."
- Rick Wagoner
(Related: Idea, Ideas, Brazil, Nothing, Rest, Trying, World)