Top 44 Portuguese Quotes

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 a

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.
Gabriela Mistral
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.
Bruno Fernandes
Portugal have a mix of players and talent, which is what Portuguese players and coaches are often about. It’s like play-ground football.
Julen Lopetegui
‘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.
Shoojit Sircar
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.
Diego Simeone
I’m Portuguese. After lunch, I need an espresso.
Carlos Carvalhal
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.
Bruno Fernandes
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.
Sara Sampaio
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.
William Bligh
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.
Camila Mendes
The Portuguese and Galician term ‘saudade’ suggests a profoundly bittersweet nostalgia.
Edward Hirsch
Because of my Portuguese heritage, I have an interest in all of the instrumentation that comes from Portugal and Brazil as well.
Nelly Furtado
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.
Mariana van Zeller
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.
Nicholas Kristof
My daughter’s Portuguese.
I am like all Portuguese people in that I admire Mourinho a lot.
Bernardo Silva
We, Portuguese, make this country very big.
I am fluent in Spanish and I understand French, Italian and Portuguese.
Zoe Saldana
Mom ran the house, so we grew up Portuguese.
Emeril Lagasse
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.
Jose Aldo
When I take my free-kicks, I think in Portuguese, and at most, I’ll do the celebrating in my native tongue.
Andrea Pirlo
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.
Nikki Reed
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.
Adele Exarchopoulos
I speak English, Portuguese, and French. One day I’d love to learn Italian.
Izabel Goulart
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.
Kim Brooks
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.
John Rocha
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.
Emeril Lagasse
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.
Eric Dier
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.
Philippe Coutinho
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.
Diogo Morgado
The French Revolution ends slavery unilaterally. And it

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.
Tom Reiss
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.
Dinesh D’Souza
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.
Marcel Wanders
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.
Andreas Pereira
I come from Brazil, which is a Portuguese speaking part of the continent.
Walter Salles
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.
Mariana van Zeller
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.
Garrett McNamara
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.
Andre Villas-Boas
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.
Sophie Hawley-Weld
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.
Daniela Ruah
We know about Portuguese football, we know the Portuguese culture.
Adama Traore
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.
Sara Sampaio