Cinco De Mayo Quotes

"The history of every country begins in the heart of a man or woman."
- Willa Cather

"It is better to die on your feet than to live on your knees"
- Emiliano Zapata.

"People often say that, in a democracy, decisions are made by a majority of the people. Of course, that is not true. Decisions are made by a majority of those who make themselves heard and who vote - a very different thing."
- Walter H. Judd

"Respect for the rights of others means peace"
- Benito Juarez.

"Democracy is the government of the people, by the people, for the people."
- Abraham Lincoln

"Ducit amor patriae (The love of country leads [me])"

"True patriotism hates injustice in its own land more than anywhere else."
- Clarence Darrow

"Dulcis amor patriae (Sweet is the love of one's country)"

"If liberty and equality, as is thought by some, are chiefly to be found in democracy, they will be best attained when all persons alike share in the government to the utmost."
- Aristotle

"Dulce et decorum est pro patria mori (It is sweet and proper to die for one's country)"

"I like to see a man proud of the place in which he lives. I like to see a man live so that his place will be proud of him."
- Abraham Lincoln

"Honor to the soldier, and Sailor everywhere, who bravely bears his country's cause. Honor also to the citizen who cares for his brother in the field, and serves, as he best can, the same cause."
- Abraham Lincoln

"There is something magnificent in having a country to love."
- James Russell Lowell

"Cinco de Mayo has come to represent a celebration of the contributions that Mexican Americans and all Hispanics have made to America."
- Joe Baca

"Freedom is when the people can speak, democracy is when the government listens."
- Alastair Farrugia

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