Hispanic Heritage Month Quotes…September 15th to October 15th marks National Hispanic Heritage Month in the United States.
Hispanic or Latino (or Latinx) generally refers to people with ancestors from a Spanish-speaking country, usually in North America, Central America, or South America.
“Hispanic Heritage Month takes place September 15 to October 15 every year as a time to recognize and celebrate the many contributions, diverse cultures, and extensive histories of the American Latino community. Beginning in 1968, Hispanic Heritage Month was originally observed as “Hispanic Heritage Week” under President Lyndon Johnson, but it was later extended to a month during President Ronald Reagan’s term in 1988.”
The 2022 Hispanic Heritage Month Observance Theme has been selected. This year’s theme is: “Unidos: Inclusivity for a Stronger Nation.” The selected theme was submitted by Ms.
Hispanic Heritage Month Quotes
Happy Hispanic Heritage Month
“One of the hardest parts of life is deciding whether to walk away or try harder.”
– Hispanic saying
“The Latina in me is an ember that blazes forever.”
– Sonia Sotomayor, Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States
A pleased Hispanic Heritage month to all the lovely people of the country.
“The number one issue in the Hispanic American community is “How do I leave my children better off than myself?””
“My mother gave me one piece of advice that stuck with me. She said don’t forget where you came from.”
“I know now that he who hopes to be universal in his art must plant in his own soil . . . The secret of my best work is that it is Mexican.”
You are not lucky to be here. The world needs your perspective. They are lucky to have you.”
Antonio Tijerino, President & CEO of the Hispanic Heritage Foundation
“Yes, I am the first Latino poet laureate in the United States. But I’m also here for everyone and from everyone. My voice is made by everyone’s voices.”
Juan Felipe Herrera
“Your individuality is important, but so is belonging. Recognize the parts of your culture that have shaped your past, and the parts you want to carry with you into the future.”
“Don’t let anyone call you a minority if you’re black or Hispanic or belong to some other ethnic group. You’re not less than anybody else.”
Gwendolyn Brooks, American Poet
“We need to help students and parents cherish and preserve the ethnic and cultural diversity that nourishes and strengthens this community – and this nation.”
“If you have a chance to accomplish something that will make things better for people coming behind you, and you don’t do that, you are wasting your time on this earth.”
“When I was growing up, my parents insisted that we speak Spanish and read Spanish. I’m so happy they did that, because we developed their culture and their roots.”
“I feel very proud to be Mexican. I didn’t have the opportunity to learn Spanish when I was a girl, but…it’s never too late to get in touch with your roots.”
. “Growing up, there wasn’t an exact Hispanic role model that I had. I didn’t realize how big a difference I was making, going to the Olympics and being Hispanic, until I would be in an autograph session, and parents would come up to me and say, ‘You know, our family is so proud of you, you’re really doing Hispanics proud.’”
“One of the greatest things you have in life is that no one has the authority to tell you what you want to be. You’re the one who’ll decide what you want to be. Respect yourself and respect the integrity of others as well. The greatest thing you have is your self image, a positive opinion of yourself. You must never let anyone take it from you.”
“As a young writer, I was on guard against the Latina in me, the Spanish in me because as far as I could see the models that were presented to me did not include my world. In fact, ‘I was told by one teacher in college that one could only write poetry in the language in which one first said Mother. That left me out of American literature, for sure.”