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Alma Guillermoprieto Quotes

Alma Guillermoprieto Quotes & Quotations
Name:
Alma Guillermoprieto
Type:
Journalist
Nationality:
Mexican
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    I love food and I love everything involved with food. I love the fun of it. I love restaurants. I love cooking, although I don't cook very much. I love kitchens. Alma_GuillermoprietoAlma Guillermoprieto
  • 2
    I may not have a practical mind, but it's very fixated on concrete things. I like detail. Alma_GuillermoprietoAlma Guillermoprieto
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    I'm an efficient, good, professional reporter. But I also write. And so what I try to do is write about places that I know that I care about intensely and write about them in a way that conveys the fact that I care. Alma_GuillermoprietoAlma Guillermoprieto
  • 4
    If you're going to be a myth or want to be a myth, you'd better die young. Alma_GuillermoprietoAlma Guillermoprieto
  • 5
    One does, after all, take on many of the givens of a society when one takes on its language. Alma_GuillermoprietoAlma Guillermoprieto
  • 6
    So, you know, I always say that I'm a Mexican, but if I had to be a citizen of anywhere else, I'd be a citizen of Manhattan. I-I feel very much a New Yorker. Alma_GuillermoprietoAlma Guillermoprieto
  • 7
    The left is being funded primarily by the drug traffickers who provide this tax money and that's why the guerrillas in Colombia, unlike the guerrillas anywhere else in Latin America, have been able to survive for 40 years because they have a hard, solid source of income. Alma_GuillermoprietoAlma Guillermoprieto
  • 8
    The most that somebody in Mexico City will get paid for a job in construction is 100 pesos a day. Alma_GuillermoprietoAlma Guillermoprieto
  • 9
    There is no point to samba if it doesn't make you smile. Alma_GuillermoprietoAlma Guillermoprieto
  • 10
    Well, one of the things I discovered in the course of looking back and writing about what I saw in my memory is that I was a closely observant person long before I became a reporter. Alma_GuillermoprietoAlma Guillermoprieto
  • 11
    What I wonder is what would happen in California, say, if all the Mexicans left from one day to the next? Alma_GuillermoprietoAlma Guillermoprieto
  • 12
    You know, one, two, three, four, five years go by and then Marcos gets a little boring. Alma_GuillermoprietoAlma Guillermoprieto