November 30, 2016

Eva Peron Quotes

“Answer violence with violence. If one of us falls today, five of them must fall tomorrow.”

“Charity separates the rich from the poor; aid raises the needy and sets him on the same level with the rich.”

“I am only a simple woman who lives to serve Peron and my people.”

“I am only a sparrow amongst a great flock of sparrows.”

“I demanded more rights for women because I know what women had to put up with.”

“I had watched for many years and seen how a few rich families held much of Argentina’s wealth and power in their hands. So Peron and the government brought in an eight hour working day, sickness pay and fair wages to give poor workers a fair go.”

“I know that, like every woman of the people, I have more strength than I appear to have.”

“If I have to apply five turns to the screw each day for the happiness of Argentina, I will do it.”

“Keeping books on social aid is capitalistic nonsense. I just use the money for the poor. I can’t stop to count it.”

“My biggest fear in life is to be forgotten.”

“One cannot accomplish anything without fanatacism.”

“Shadows cannot see themselves in the mirror of the sun.”

“The nation’s government has just handed me the bill that grants us our civil rights. I am receiving it before you, certain that I am accepting this on behalf of all Argentinean women, and I can feel my hands tremble with joy as they grasp the laurel proclaiming victory.”

“Time is my greatest enemy.”

“To convince oneself that one has the right to live decently takes time.”

“When the rich think about the poor, they have poor ideas.”

“Where there is a worker, there lies a nation.”