Words matter. These are the best Portuguese Quotes from famous people such as Gabriela Mistral, Bruno Fernandes, Julen Lopetegui, Shoojit Sircar, Diego Simeone, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.
At this moment, by an undeserved stroke of fortune, I am the direct voice of the poets of my race and the indirect voice for the noble Spanish and Portuguese tongues.
To get to play alongside Cristiano and other very good Portuguese players makes me very proud, and I hope I can help inspire the next generation of nine-year-olds with painted faces, watching us in their own town squares.
Portugal have a mix of players and talent, which is what Portuguese players and coaches are often about. It’s like play-ground football.
‘Gulabo Sitabo’ is the biggest release for me. The film is going to 203 countries simultaneously and it is successfully being subtitled in 20 languages including Portuguese, German, Spanish, Russian, French and many more.
Every footballer has their own identity. A Uruguayan player is different to a Spanish player. A Portuguese player may be similar to a Spanish one, but not the same – and so on.
I’m Portuguese. After lunch, I need an espresso.
I looked at Manchester with more interest when Cristiano was here because it’s normal when you have Portuguese players in some teams, you look at them more than other teams.
I can speak English, Portuguese, and a bit of Spanish, or Sportugal. It’s a mix of Portuguese and Spanish. I understand French and Italian, but I can’t speak them.
There is a degree of wretchedness and want among the lower class of people which is not anywhere so common as among the Spanish and Portuguese settlements.
I connect with my culture through my family. I speak Portuguese to my parents so that I can practice. I stay engaged with my extended family through a lively group chat on WhatsApp. That sense of community and family is the heart of Brazilian culture, and staying engaged with my family is what keeps me connected.
The Portuguese and Galician term ‘saudade’ suggests a profoundly bittersweet nostalgia.
Because of my Portuguese heritage, I have an interest in all of the instrumentation that comes from Portugal and Brazil as well.
I watched the Portuguese TV anchors talking about what was happening all over the world and I just thought they were so knowledgeable and the most interesting and incredible people in the world.
Utah may well be the most cosmopolitan state in America. Vast numbers of young Mormons – increasingly women as well as men – spend a couple of years abroad as missionaries and return jabbering in Thai or Portuguese and bearing a wealth of international experience.
My daughter’s Portuguese.
I am like all Portuguese people in that I admire Mourinho a lot.
We, Portuguese, make this country very big.
I am fluent in Spanish and I understand French, Italian and Portuguese.
Mom ran the house, so we grew up Portuguese.
Portuguese is the language of my heart; it’s the language of my feelings. It’s the language that I feel I can express myself best in.
When I take my free-kicks, I think in Portuguese, and at most, I’ll do the celebrating in my native tongue.
My brother and I have matching tattoos on our arms. It says, ‘Humility is strength,’ in Portuguese and Italian, because my genius brother taught English in both Italy and Brazil.
In our generation, everybody told us that it’s really important and it’s nice to be able to speak a lot of languages. It’s an art, too. It really impresses me, people who speak, like, seven languages. I admire them so much, so I began with English, and then Spanish and maybe Portuguese.
I speak English, Portuguese, and French. One day I’d love to learn Italian.
I attended a middling high school in central Virginia in the mid-’90s, so there were no lofty electives to stoke my artistic sensibility – no A.P. art history or African-American studies or language courses in Mandarin or Portuguese. I lived for English, for reading.
If you ask me where do I belong, it would be somewhere in the Irish Sea almost – born in Hong Kong, Chinese mother, Portuguese father from Macao, lived in Europe most of my life.
We have always felt the support of the Portuguese people. We are a small country, but with many qualities.
I grew up in Fall River, Massachusetts. My background was modest, and I worked at a Portuguese bakery in town.
I’m English. I’ve never said the opposite. I’m 100 per cent English. In Portugal it happens that a lot of Brazilians play for Portugal and they’re not Portuguese.
Wijnaldum always tries to do some jokes inside the dressing room. He’s always winding people up. He always tries to speak in Portuguese or Spanish with us and dancing.
I was 14 years old. I did an audition for extra work as an actor, with two lines. Suddenly I was auditioning for a bigger role, and then got a part on a Portuguese TV series at age 15. My whole life changed completely.
The French Revolution ends slavery unilaterally. And it does so at this moment when the British, the Spanish, the Portuguese and the Americans – all of the other major powers – keep slavery. And the fact is that it’s almost bankrupting the French Colonial Empire.
I’m a Catholic by background. I was raised in Goa, a part of India that was visited by Portuguese missionaries a few hundred years ago, which explains my last name.
The 1966 World Cup was the high point of my career. We may have lost the semi-final, but Portuguese football was a big winner.
I listen to a variety of music. I like everything from old Arabic music to Portuguese fados.
When I was young, living in Belgium, my parents spoke Portuguese, we have the Brazilian passion at home, I played with PSV in Holland, you experience all these different cultures and you get used to living with that. I think it has made me a better player and a better person to get out of my comfort zone.
I come from Brazil, which is a Portuguese speaking part of the continent.
It’s part of my DNA as a Portuguese. Like many of my ancestors, there’s that need to discover the world – exploration is in my blood.
To acknowledge that the biggest wave in the world might be a shore break off a little Portuguese town no one has ever heard of flies in the face of what passes for reason in the surf world.
That image is now associated with the Portuguese coaches: the ability to adapt, to arrive and win, to assemble good teams and good structures is undoubtedly one of our brands and I think that’s the main fact for which we are most respected around the world.
I don’t know much about pop music, and we sample music from all different cultures. I was trained in West African dance, so my sense of rhythm when I move is obviously informed by that, and I obviously sing in Portuguese.
I was one of the lucky people who found what I loved at a really young age. When I was 16, I got my first job in a Portuguese soap opera, and I realized how much I really loved it.
We know about Portuguese football, we know the Portuguese culture.
I’m going to be a very bad Portuguese right now – I’m actually not a fan of pastel de natas. I’m just not a fan of cream.