“You, young people! You think that you know everything. That nobody's ever lived before you. Don't you think that I know how it feels to be picked up by La Migra and sent away? Without ever seeing my family? Without ever knowing what will happen? Do you want to teach me something about survival?”
“My Family” quotes(1995)
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“My Family” Quotes 7 quotes
“Cihuateteo. That's what my mother called them. The souls of women who had died giving birth. They became Cihuateteo, the spirits who helped the sun to set. Without Cihuateteo, the sun would not be able to rest.”
“- Jose: Maria, we've had a good life. We've been very lucky.
- Maria: It would have been even better if...
- Jose: No Maria, don't say it. Don't even say it. It is wrong to wish for too much in this life. God has been good to us. We've been very lucky. And our life have been very, very good.
- Maria: You're right. We've had a very, good life.”
“Everyone thought it was odd that Toni was going to be a nun, but then she always was the bossy type, and that's the type that usually becomes a nun.”
“- Young Jose: Maria?
- Young Maria: I promised La Virgen that I would return to you.”
“There are certain things in life that are sacred - sagradas - and we don't spit on them. Because, without them, it doesn't matter whether we live or die. Marriage is something that we don't spit on.”