Top 35 Peru Quotes

Words matter. These are the best Peru Quotes from famous people such as Matt Sydal, Diane von Furstenberg, Nobu Matsuhisa, William Prescott, Mario Testino, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.

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I was down in Peru, and I was watching AAA in Spanish on my TV, and it just it blew my mind because they weren’t following any of the rules, yet the crowd was still there.
Matt Sydal
If you like trekking, go to the Himalayas or Peru. I love those kinds of trips. But it all depends on your own life and what you like and what you expect.
Diane von Furstenberg
Have you ever been to Mexico City and haggled with the locals over souvenirs? Well, in Peru, you had to negotiate like that to get the freshest fish at the market.
Nobu Matsuhisa
The name of Peru was not known to the natives.
William Prescott
I think my sense of color I have got from my upbringing in Peru.
Mario Testino
I think probably the thing I’m worst at is the most ephemeral stuff, like blogs. I find it really hard to write. And I’m often been asked to write columns for papers in Peru. And I can’t. I would die. There’s no way I could write a column.
Daniel Alarcon
In the U.S. and much of Europe, the sale, distribution, and use of offset printers are watched closely by anti-counterfeiting units. In Peru, however, the offset industry is a free-for-all.
Jonathan Franklin
Peru, Peru. My heart’s lighthouse.
I grew up with a lot of exiles from Chile, Mexico, Argentina, Brazil, Peru, Colombia – I grew up with them, and I gained a family; I gained friends.
Gael Garcia Bernal
Some people might hate someone who is successful, but in Peru, they love it! It makes them feel they can be successful, too. That’s a good state of mind for a country that wants to come out of poverty.
Juan Diego Florez
Simon Bolivar turned over all of his land. He freed all of his slaves, and he turned them into soldiers, and he brought them here. He brought them to Peru and Carabobo, and he worked together with the troops of San Martin to liberate this continent. That is Simon Bolivar.
Hugo Chavez
By the late 1970s, repression and economic chaos were causing increasing unrest throughout Latin America. Army strongmen were forced to cede power in Peru, Argentina, Uruguay, Brazil, Ecuador, Bolivia, Nicaragua, El Salvador, Honduras and the Dominican Republic.
Stephen Kinzer
In Peru, awareness of fake currency is so high that retail shops regularly provide cashiers with hole punchers. When a fake bill is received, the cashier quickly pops out a few holes before curtly returning the bill to an oft-surprised client.
Jonathan Franklin
After Victor Paz’s government, I was still in politics, but I personally spent a lot of time consulting and working with Argentina, with Peru, and in Brazil.
Gonzalo Sanchez de Lozada
No one thinks of Mexico and Peru as black. But Mexico and Peru together got 700,000 Africans in the slave trade. The coast of Acapulco was a black city in the 1870s. And the Veracruz Coast on the gulf of Mexico and the Costa Chica, south of Acapulco are traditional black lands.
Henry Louis Gates
You think looting is bad in Egypt, look at Peru, India, China. I’ve been told in China there are over a quarter-million archaeological sites, and most have been looted. This is a global problem of massive proportions, and we don’t know the scale.
Sarah Parcak
I’ve been to Mongolia, Peru, Argentina, India.
Stana Katic
I’d always admired the intellectuals who had made the transition into politics – Mario Vargas Llosa in Peru, Vaclav Havel in the Czech Republic, Carlos Fuentes in Mexico – but I knew that many of them had failed, and in any event, I wasn’t exactly in their league.
Michael Ignatieff
I was in Peru and visited a building near Lima built by the Incas. It was low in height, with no windows at all, but all the way in the back there was air movement. And I couldn’t figure out how they’d done it; it was incredible.
Frank Gehry
I created a foundation for poor children called Sinfonia por el Peru, where they play in orchestras and choirs, learn values and get away from the bad life, become better citizens in every aspect.
Juan Diego Florez
I began visiting Lima’s prisons back in 2007, when my first novel, ‘Lost City Radio,’ was published in Peru.
Daniel Alarcon
I was born in Peru, and we moved to Scotland when I was 15, but I’ve not lived here for a long time. But I would always say that I am Scottish, and Scotland is as close to a home as I have.
Henry Ian Cusick
When Peru had a cholera outbreak in 1991, losses from tourism and agricultural revenue were three times greater than the total money spent on sanitation in the previous decade.
Rose George
I did the Kilimanjaro climb a few years ago, then the six-day trek to Machu Picchu in Peru so this bike ride to raise money for Great Ormond Street seemed like the next big challenge.
Denise Van Outen
As a boy, I wanted to be the Peruvian Diego Maradona. Sadly, Peru hasn’t made the World Cup since 1982, so I guess I did well to choose something different.
Daniel Alarcon
My parents never really wanted me to be a musician at all, because in Peru you don’t earn any money that way. But when they realised it was genuinely what I wanted to do, they supported me always.
Juan Diego Florez
Debt vultures are really the scum at the bottom of the pond. These are guys who buy up the debts of the world’s poorest countries on the secondary market. You can go buy debts of a country like Peru, for example, at a real discount. Why? Because people think that the debts won’t be repaid.
Noreena Hertz
At the beginning of my career, as a boy from Peru in London, suddenly discovering British culture and society, I looked so much at the work of the photographers Cecil Beaton and Norman Parkinson, which seemed to represent a wonderful vanished grandeur of my new country.
Mario Testino
Ive been to a lot of unusual places including Peru, Nepal, Laos, Cambodia and up the Mekong.
Hugh Dennis
Yeah I love ‘The Witches of Eastwick,’ it’s a classic, it’s hilarious, I did a parody play in San Francisco and New York with Peaches Christ and Coco Peru.
Chad Michaels
Paul Farmer has helped to build amazing health care system in one of the poorest areas of Haiti. He founded Partners in Health, which serves the destitute and the sick in many parts of the world from Haiti to Boston and from Russia to Peru.
Tracy Kidder
The investor knows quite well that we don't have anymor

The investor knows quite well that we don’t have anymore the widespread terrorism here in Peru.
Alberto Fujimori
Peru was the Incas; it has 3,000 to 4,000 years of history.
Nobu Matsuhisa
In Peru, there is no theatre that produces an annual opera season, and though there is one orchestra in Lima, it’s always struggling to survive. We shouldn’t have just one orchestra, we should have 15, we should have 50! And you should start to build this from the children.
Juan Diego Florez
I was taken out of school by my dad when I was 11 and lived in Mexico City, then later in Paris. I went with him to excavate in Bolivia and Peru. I never finished high school. I was a straight F student anyway. My father admitted to me later that he’d thought I would come to no good.
Michael Heizer