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Collection of Best CINCO DE MAYO QUOTES

Cinco De Mayo Quotes

Cinco de Mayo, or the fifth of May (May 5th), is a holiday that honors the Mexican army’s victory over France at the Battle of Puebla during the Franco-Mexican War. The day is also known as Battle of Puebla Day. Many in the United States celebrate the day with tasty tacos, a shot of tequila, and some funny quotes! Check out this list of the best Cinco de May quotes to share on social media.

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Cinco De Mayo Quotes

Cinco De Mayo Quotes

I don’t drink anymore for Cinco de Mayo. I celebrate with Mexican food, or as it’s known in Mexico: food. — Craig Ferguson

Every year, thousands of Americans mistakenly refer to Cinco de Mayo as Mexico’s Independence Day. — Joe Baca

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

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

Cinco De Mayo Quotes

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

Cinco de Mayo is historically significant, but it is not Mexican Independence Day. — Kuno Becker

Hillary Clinton made a campaign stop in Las Vegas yesterday. She said she wants citizenship for undocumented immigrants. But after seeing Americans celebrate Cinco de Mayo yesterday, immigrants said, ‘You know what, we’re good. We’re gonna head back now. We had enough.’ — Jimmy Fallon

I had to learn quick because I was performing in Cinco de Mayo festivals with babies crying and people lifting their beers, and you know the feather dancers would come, and they’d say, “What are you, a poet? You’re next” — Sandra Cisneros

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

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

Cinco De Mayo Quotes

For children, diversity needs to be real and not merely relegated to learning the names of the usual suspects during Black History Month or enjoying south-of-the-border cuisine on Cinco de Mayo. It means talking to and spending time with kids not like them so that they may discover those kids are, in fact, just like them. — John Ridley

Cinco de Mayo is an important day. The Mexicans had to defend themselves from the French. — Kuno Becker

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

Respect for the rights of others means peace. — Benito Juarez

Happy Cinco de Mayo! It’s a holiday that’s as respectful of Mexican traditions as Epcot Center’s Mexican food pavilion. — Conan O’Brien

Dulce et decorum est pro patria mori (It is sweet and proper to die for one’s country) — Willa Cather

Cinco De Mayo Quotes

Dulcis amor patriae (Sweet is the love of one’s country). — Willa Cather

Ducit amor patriae (The love of country leads me). — Willa Cather

How are you going to shell-ebrate Cinco de Mayo this year? — Anonymous

Happy Cinco de Drinko! — Anonymous

Cinco De Mayo Quotes

I’m in a serious relation-chip with Cinco de Mayo! — Anonymous

Taco bout a party! — Anonymous

Take life with a grain of salt and a slice of lime . — Anonymous

Happy Drinko de Mayo! — Anonymous