Colombian Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old colombian quotes, colombian sayings, and colombian proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Colombia's varied terrain is fertile ground for outdoor adventures to dive, climb, raft, trek, and soar. Lonely Planet
O, Columbia the gem of the ocean. The home of the brave and the free. The shrine of each patriot's devotion. A world offers homage to thee. David T. Shaw
Fly, swift winged fame, the news proclaim. From shore to shore let cannons roar. and joyful voices shout Columbia's name. Shout Columbia's name. Daniel George
Columbia, child of Britain,— noblest child! / I praise the growing lustre of thy worth,/ And fain would see thy great heart reconciled / To love a mother of so blest a birth:/ For we are one, Columbia! still the same / In lineage, language, laws, and ancient fame,/ The natural nobility of earth. Martin Farquhar Tupper
We live again, Columbia! yea once more / Unto a thousand generations live,/ The mother in the child; to all the West / Through thee shall we earth's choicest blessings give,/ Even as our Orient world in us is blessed. Martin Farquhar Tupper
But I felt as though I still didn't know the Columbia,— where it goes when it's out of sight; who benefits from its power and size; why we think we can pollute the carotid artery of this land; and what we have done to preserve the river's soul after two hundred years of use and abuse. John Roskelley
Colombians have no restrictions on coffee drinking for children— I remember as a young child drinking a cup of cafe con leche (coffee with milk) with eggs and fruit as breakfast before going to school. Patricia McCausland-Gallo
Rich and intense, yet soft and mild, perfection is reached in every grain of Colombian coffee. Patricia McCausland-Gallo
Corn and cacao beans are staples throughout the basic Colombian diet. Patricia McCausland-Gallo
Colombia is a country of celebration and queens. We have festivities for almost every occasion you can think of, both religious and not. Patricia McCausland-Gallo
Colombian Spanish is often touted as being the most 'neutral' version of the language in the world. Peter Low
Although Colombians are very kind and always willing to help, there are a lot of limitations when it comes to communication in a different language. Mariana Velez
Colombia's heritage has made it one of the world's most linguistically diverse nations and a variety of ethnicities are represented in the country. David Robbins
Although Colombia is known for its violence and corruption, it remains one of the most beautiful places in the world and possesses a beauty that is not subject to the will or violence of man. David Robbins
Colombia is so different to what I know, and every aspect of the country is different to England, and I loved it. I loved the culture and the food, and the coffee was amazing. The place that we were was stunning, and it really was quite an amazing experience to film out there. Tom Holland
Colombia is not how people think it is. We used to eat fish every Sunday at the beach. In the town where I grew up, people did not tell lies. Shakira
Well, in Colombia everybody's very voluptuous, and you're supposed to be. You don't want to be skinny when all of your cousins are mermaids. You grow up thinking that's how beauty is. Sofia Vergara
Anybody who lives in Colombia knows that if you don't have any money - I tell you what - you don't have many options. Diane Guerrero
In Colombia, where I was born and raised, women like my mother considered their appearance and personal grooming a matter of principle. There was never an occasion where she didn't show up looking picture-perfect. Nina Garcia
For decades, Colombia has been accused of being the world's principal provider of cocaine. If this comes to an end, it would be a dramatic change for our country - which has been suffering more than any other from the consequences of drug-trafficking. Juan Manuel Santos
No one can feel as the owner of the country and no one can feel excluded from the right of property. We must all suffer Colombia. Alvaro Uribe
Colombia is in a risky position. They've got a peace process that's going nowhere, and a drug production problem that's skyrocketing. Barry McCaffrey
In Colombia, education is sometimes considered a luxury, not a human right. And it's not a priority in the agendas of many leaders. Shakira
The Colombian economy is very strong. We have one of the highest rates of growth in Latin America. Juan Manuel Santos
Colombian humor is very black, very sarcastic. Barbet Schroeder
In Colombia, we have a lot of passion. Maluma
The Colombians are good-tempered people. They are used to waiting for buses that are late, used to riding buses and trains that do not arrive. Paul Theroux