Quotes and Sayings on Cinco de Mayo

The fifth of May is Cinco de Mayo, a holiday special for the Mexican people but an occassion that is memorable for everyone who loves their country dearly. To mark the anniversary of the Mexican triumph over French forces, TheHolidaySpot brings you a clutch of patriotic quotations related to Cinco de Mayo. Go through these wonderful Cinco de Mayo Quotes and get into the spirit of the day. If you like reading these Cinco de Mayo quotes, click here and share them with your friends and dear ones. Happy Cinco de Mayo!

Cinco de Mayo Quotes

Cinco de Mayo

Read these patritic quotations and celebrate Cinco de Mayo.

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

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

Latinos have fought in all of America's wars, beginning with the Revolutionary War. Many Latinos are fighting and dying for our country today in Iraq, just as several of their ancestors fought for freedom in Mexico over a century ago. ~ Joe Baca.

"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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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