Top 144 Brazilian Quotes

We have collected the best Brazilian Quotes by famous authors including Ederson, Marcelo, Camila Mendes, Oscar, Joseph Benavidez and many others, we hope that among them you will find the right thought.

Any player who wears the Brazilian national team shirt
Any player who wears the Brazilian national team shirt is happy.

The Brazilian team is made up of great players who are also great friends.

I’m a Brazilian – full blood, parents born and raised, and I lived there for a little bit – but I didn’t grow up there.

Camila Mendes
All Brazilian players have this dream. I have, like everybody, the dream to play in Europe and the Premier League.

To wear the number 10 for your country is a very special thing. This was not only my dream, but the dream of every single Brazilian.

That was always the top martial artist – the Brazilian jiu jitsu black belt. Once I started beating them, I knew I had what it takes to form a new martial art. That’s when I came up with Joe Jitsu, my namesake, so my legacy lives forever through the martial arts.

Joseph Benavidez
If there was one last thing I could do in my life, it would be to help Dilma turn this country around, with the decency that the Brazilian public deserves.

Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva
My interested in Brazilian music stemmed from wanting to find a musical identity other than the salsa and meringue that I was inundated with in Venezuela as a child.

Devendra Banhart
Brazilian fans are awesome. They create such an awesome atmosphere.

Jordan Larson
A World Cup would only be a true experience if I were wearing the Brazilian shirt. Otherwise, it would just be like playing for a club.

David Luiz
To be honest, Brazilian people are fun people, and the country is amazing. It’s full of beautiful people. I love the beaches.

Helio Castroneves
My mother is Brazilian, and her grandfather was Italian.

Kaya Scodelario
I would like to live in the country that wins less, but has more stability. Brazilian coaches remain, on average, in a job for three months.

It didn’t even occur to me that I’m the last person in the world who should play salsa or Brazilian music.

David Byrne
Brazilian music has many of the ingredients that I strive for in my own music: Strong melodies and a disciplined but intense rhythmic concept, and interesting harmonies.

Chuck Mangione
I want to construct a better country for each Brazilian: pacified, just, without hate or rancor.

Michel Temer
There aren’t a lot of Portuguese models, so everyone always expects me to be Brazilian because of my features, sometimes even American, as I have a slight American accent when I speak English.

Sara Sampaio
I’m an avid cook. Brazilian, some Italian, a little French. And I often throw dinner parties.

Morena Baccarin
We’re not an American band, or a European band. We’re a Brazilian band.

Max Cavalera
Everywhere in Africa, you see Indian, Chinese, Brazilian businesses. Other than Coca Cola and the oil companies, it is very rare to see American businesses.

Mo Ibrahim
I represent Brazil all over the world. Wherever I go I have to do my best, to not disappoint the Brazilian people. And that I’ve done.

From alternative to Brazilian to hip-hop to old R&B, that’s what we listen to. And we don’t just listen to it only if somebody plays it. We actually go out and buy these types of things and support different forms of music because we love them.

This was during a period when I was producing Brazil ’66 records and got infected by Brazilian music.

Herb Alpert
I do a bit of Brazilian ju-jitsu when I can. I like a bit of that.

Daniel Ricciardo
I listen to all those kinds of music, from classic soul to hip-hop to Brazilian music to, you know, jazz to indie to alternative. So whatever. I listen to all if it. Classic rock and classic pop, all of that.

John Legend
I lost in the 1988 Olympics, and I was pretty depressed for about eight years. I quit wrestling, and I got into Brazilian jujitsu in 1991.

Mark Schultz
What most surprises me about Brazil is the extent of the difficulties that we create for ourselves. We create a lot of legislation to control the Brazilian state itself, that this ends up meaning that things don’t go with the speed any head of government would like.

Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva
Usually, a Brazilian doesn’t like to work hard in training, doesn’t like to stay focused. I trained a lot of Brazilian players. I had a problem with Ronaldo at Milan. It was not easy to get him fit! Ronaldo was 100kg but was the quickest in the 10 metre test!

Carlo Ancelotti
We expect ‘Narcos’ will be an enormous success throughout everywhere in the world and maybe out-index in Latin America, given the Brazilian star and Brazilian director and heavy Latin American cast and that we shot the show entirely on location in Colombia.

Ted Sarandos
I remember my first shin pads had the Brazilian Ronaldo on them, and I loved them.

Luka Modric
Bernard is a great player, a player for the Brazilian national team, and I also followed his progress with Atletico Mineiro.

I like having a good time. It’s probably my mother’s Brazilian genes in me – party, party.

Francesca Annis
For the last years now I’ve had my own academy where I train Brazilian Jujitsu and Tae boxing, Muay Thai everyday.

Sean Patrick Flanery
I have this internal cultural struggle where there’s a side of me that is very Brazilian that misses the food and culture, and a side of me that’s very American that really loves the structure and predictability here.

Morena Baccarin
When I was young, living in Belgium, my parents spoke Portuguese, we have the Brazilian passion at home, I played with PSV in Holland, you experience all these different cultures and you get used to living with that. I think it has made me a better player and a better person to get out of my comfort zone.

Andreas Pereira
When a Brazilian player comes to England and is successful, he ends up opening doors to other players.

I’m under no illusions about the importance of my work. But if it has any worth, it is that it truly reflects the Brazilian people.

Jorge Amado
But we had a fantastic coach, Simon Clifford, who runs a British football youth game which teaches Brazilian techniques – which is what we wanted to incorporate into the film. And some of those things we eventually got in.

Parminder Nagra
I know Brazilian music. I have worked with Brazilians many times.

Ryuichi Sakamoto
London is an incredible city. The people are very nice. It’s a happy city with good Brazilian restaurants.

Lucas Moura
I idolised IM Vijayan and Krisanu Dey when I started watching football. After that, it was Bhaichung Bhutia in India and Brazilian Ronaldo abroad.

Sunil Chhetri
Like every Brazilian child, I always wanted to be a footballer.

My connection with Brazil is so abstract. My blood and my way of thinking is Brazilian, but that’s it. I don’t tend to go back to the past, and although I have an apartment there, I rarely visit. When I move, I really move.

Paulo Coelho
My family is Brazilian and I feel Brazilian, even though I have never lived there. I was born and raised in Belgium so I also feel Belgian. I feel the blood of a Brazilian, but I understand both ways.

Andreas Pereira
It’s good for Brazilian football to have idols, stars, big stars coming back to Brazilian clubs. The tournaments become much better, more interesting. Ze Roberto, Juninho Pernambucano, Ronaldinho Gaucho, and other players who have returned to Brazil strengthen the league and improve the tournaments.

My dad was a news editor for a Brazilian news station, and they had offices in New York and London.

Morena Baccarin
Seminars, TV shows, documentaries, always spreading Brazilian jiu-jitsu. I’m an instrument of this art more than a character myself.

Demian Maia
Manchester is a sensational venue for football but an awful place to live… the winter, the cold and the dark nights. It’s very hard for a young Brazilian.

Football, particularly Brazilian football, is about being happy, and that’s what tricks do. It’s part of our culture, at the end of the day, though, it’s all about winning.

The Brazilian press doesn’t allow us to forget the World Cup in 1950, when we lost the final in a full Maracana.

Thiago Silva
I was focusing on sax while at Berklee, but then I started to play Brazilian choro and Colombian music. I was doing more folkloric stuff on the clarinet because it works better. Finally, I realized I was working more on the clarinet than the saxophone, and I started to feel more comfortable on it.

Anat Cohen
Lula aimed to both internationalize big Brazilian capital and improve the domestic market and the condition of the poorest in Brazil. In the gaze of a lot of people, this was a big contradiction, but for Lula, this was the most natural thing in the world, to think about these two things together.

Fernando Haddad
In a film called ‘Senna,’ the clue is in the title, and we have a Brazilian badge on our sleeve as we were making it. We were making it from Senna’s point of view, with Senna narrating it.

Asif Kapadia
Scoring from a dead-ball brings me massive satisfaction. It sets me up as an example for other players to follow, copy, and perhaps even emulate over the course of time. For them, I’m a Juninho Pernambucano 2.0, a Brazilian with a Brescia accent.

Andrea Pirlo
If Messi were Brazilian, he would be a world champion.

Roberto Carlos
Neymar is the best Brazilian out there. He is on another level than the other Brazilians.

I want to be the top scorer of the league, take Everton back to the Champions League, and reach the Brazilian national team.

I advise everyone with plans to visit Brazil for the Olympics in Rio – to stay home. You’ll be putting your life at risk here. This is without even speaking about the state of public hospitals and all the Brazilian political mess.

My greatest moment in my whole career is when I became the first non-Brazilian to win the Brazilian jiu-jitsu world championship. That was my greatest moment.

B. J. Penn
A lot of people talk about what the 1982 team did on the pitch but that side was so dear to Brazilian fans also because it featured players that supporters would see in flesh and bone on a regular basis, either at games or even on the streets. Now they basically only see the Selecao on the TV.

My brother was the one who really gave me the desire to follow in his footsteps. Also, it was really Ronaldinho and Ronaldo, the two Brazilian players, who also inspired me to a future in football.

Anthony Martial
I am always in love with Milan. The relationship with the team, with the club, and with these fans is beautiful. It’s weird for a Brazilian to have a relationship like that with an Italian club.

The Brazilian poet Vinicius de Moraes wrote that beauty is fundamental. Well, with the poet’s permission, so is courage.

Tina Brown
It’s true that when I started out, I was more a fan of attacking players and one in particular: the Brazilian Ronaldo, Ronaldo Luis Nazario de Lima. Another of my idols was Claudio Caniggia, an Argentinian forward with long hair, who I liked a lot. It’s because of him that I started to grow my hair long!

Sergio Ramos
Because my hair is curly, I used to do all the straighteners, the Japanese this and the Brazilian that. And at the end of the day, your hair ends up not having a texture, not having the body – no shine. You’re pretty much frying your hair. So understand the type of hair you have and do the best with what you have.

Camila Alves
The quality of Neymar, indisputably we have to say he is the best Brazilian player. If the kid is OK, I’ll tell you, it’s almost impossible to stop him.

Well, the Brazilian butt lifts are dangerous.

Paul Nassif
When there is a Brazilian who is lighting things up, he is at Real Madrid before you know it!

Riyad Mahrez
People come to me to say I don’t sell; Brazilian media say I don’t give interviews. Nobody is obligated to do anything.

Jose Aldo
I definitely see myself as an international musician. When I play, I respect the source of the music, whether it’s Cuban, Brazilian or Israeli. I try to bring that to all of the music I play. Music has no borders and no flags.

Anat Cohen
Brazilian jiu-jitsu is a beautiful thing.

Israel Adesanya
I’ve been down there 6 times and there’s nothing like Brazilian percussion.

Les Baxter
We deliberately used elements from Brazilian music and from African and Asian music. Now people can hear that but then it sounded so abstract, they couldn’t hear it.

Arto Lindsay
The star of ‘Narcos’ and the director and creator of ‘Narcos’ are both Brazilian superstars. So Brazil has received ‘Narcos’ particularly well as it’s been well-received around the world.

Ted Sarandos
If you call a Brazilian out publicly, you’re going to be fighting that Brazilian. That’s in their culture.

Chael Sonnen
When I’m in Brazil, I’m not Brazilian at all; I am a gringo. And then when I’m in England, I’m not really English, but when I lived in Canada, I was considered too English. So I never really felt like I clicked somewhere or that I belonged to one place.

Mia Goth
My father was dark skinned because he was Tatar. Sometimes Tatars can look Brazilian.

Irina Shayk
I’m like half Brazilian and half American now.

Camila Alves
I am investing like a crazy person, mostly in internet start-ups. And I want to invest in Brazil as well, because I am Brazilian and that’s in my heart.

Eduardo Saverin
I got into Taekwondo when I was nine, and I started training Muay Thai and Brazilian Jujitsu later in life.

Sean Patrick Flanery
I’ve been touching instruments since the day I was born. My mother is Brazilian, and she listens to Brazilian music. My father was a musician, and I’ve seen pictures of him when he was in a band playing guitar and piano. He loved country music, Frank Sinatra, and stuff like that.

Linda Perry
I spent 17 years in the Brazilian army.

Jair Bolsonaro
I have taken part in ceremonies with North American and Mexican shamans, as well as Brazilian ceremonies.

Stanislav Grof
I am a Brazilian before I am an architect. I cannot separate the two.

Oscar Niemeyer
I grew up in the States, but I go back to Brazil quite often, and a big part of me is very Brazilian, so there’s a constant struggle between the two cultures within me. They’re very different approaches to life.

Morena Baccarin
Nearly all the Brazilian supporters are wearing yellow shirts – it’s a fabulous kaleidoscope of colour.

John Motson
I loved the Brazilian music I played. But this is finally me. For the first time I think it’s really me.

Herbie Mann
I have suggested that Brazilian enterprises invest in Uruguay and Paraguay. These are small economies, so some things can be produced in these countries that will give them greater and more equitable involvement in the Mercosur game.

Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva
More Brazilian women earn Ph.D.s every year than do men.

Tina Brown
I use Kerastase Oleo-Relax when I get out of the shower. It saves my hair. Actually, I’ve been doing this Brazilian treatment to my hair. It’s a lifesaver; I don’t even use a straightener anymore.

Ashley Tisdale
I believe that Brazil was prepared to elect a woman. Why? Because Brazilian women achieved that. I didn’t come here by myself, by my own merits. We are a majority here in this country.

Dilma Rousseff
My father loved European football; he also loved the Brazilian team. His own dad loved the Brazilian team.

Brendan Rodgers
Pele is out of normal patterns and I’m not saying this because I’m a Brazilian. You can’t find a defect.

I would like to fight for the Brazilian fans. I would like to fight Aldo in Brazil.

Benson Henderson
I feel like I have a good mixture now between European discipline and the flair of Brazilian players. I think it’s important to show that character on the pitch, to show your identity and who you are.

Andreas Pereira
Brazilian people and South African people are very similar in all respects. They are very warm and friendly.

I am very proud of being Brazilian, but I am also thankful for having the chance to play in Germany for four and a half years. I have completely changed the way I play football because Germany is a tougher, faster game which is more tactical with tighter marking.

Roberto Firmino
I think the Brazilian people are very fond of Neymar for the fact that he stayed at Santos for so long and stayed in Brazil. That’s very cool for him.

I like to listen to African music; I like to listen to Brazilian music that’s not just Choro. I love to listen to Radiohead, I like to listen to James Brown – any music.

Anat Cohen
I am a Brazilian, I represent Brazil, I train there and I’m going to be a champion for Brazil.

Jessica Andrade
It was totally different. I am living in Sao Paulo and then I’m in Ukraine living in a small city called Donetsk. There’s the weather, the language. I went there with my family. That helped a little bit and I ended up staying there for five-and-a-half years. It was important there that I had so many Brazilian players.

Latin music has many international influences – pop, rock, country, Brazilian sounds, and alternative styles.

Ednita Nazario
I came to England because I thought it would help me to get back in the Brazilian national team.

I would never say ‘Demian Maia jiu-jitsu.’ I created lots of things that became known, but it’s all Brazilian jiu-jitsu.

Demian Maia
For me Brazilian music is the perfect mix of melody and rhythm. It just bubbles rhythmically. If I had to pick just one music style to play if would be Brazilian.

Herbie Mann
The Brazilian national team will always be special in the career of every player. Only those who make it by here can imagine what it feels like to see your name in the squad.

From the energy of the Olympic crowd to the celebratory feel of the Brazilian culture, I expect nothing less than an exciting and unforgettable 2016 event.

Maya Moore
I became the first Brazilian women to win a UFC title. That is huge.

Amanda Nunes
I defend the Brazilian people.

I was a beach boy, and I believe I learned my songs from the birds of the Brazilian forest.

Antonio Carlos Jobim
I do a lot of mixed martial arts – it’s like unlimited fighting. I do Brazilian jujutsu, beach volleyball. I don’t like my routine to get stale, so I also lift kettle bells and push cars.

Victor Webster
Manaus has got nothing in relation to Brazilian football history.

It’s interesting because my Mixed Martial Arts upbringing is less Brazilian jiu-jitsu, which is the traditional thing that people study.

Shayna Baszler
From my personal observations, the Spanish style of play, with a large number of passes, is somewhat similar to the Brazilian one.

Embraer is Brazilian. It represents Brazil very well abroad.

Michel Temer
I have always fought to play for great clubs and to play for the Brazilian national team.

I have been fortunate to work with many great coaches and also in different countries, and I have taken a bit from all of them – Dutch, Spanish, Italian, and Brazilian football.

Clarence Seedorf
I’ve liked Real Madrid since the days when Zidane, the Brazilian Ronaldo, Roberto Carlos, and Fernando Hierro were around. I’ve been following them religiously since then.

James Rodriguez
Tite is doing a great job for the Brazilian national team.

Ever since I was a kid, I’ve dreamt about winning the Brazilian league, and I still dream about it now. I am doing everything I possibly can to make my dream come true.

I have so much appreciation for how those two cultures have created who I am. I’m a full-blooded Brazilian, with an entire extended family of Brazilians, but I was born and raised in the U.S.

Camila Mendes
Vegas is a testing ground for the human soul. What are our values, especially in a time of crisis? Work with Cirque du Soleil, and you learn that quickly. The former socialist street performers who now throw parties by the pool with Brazilian models, oh yes!

Robert Lepage
My feeling is that my body and all my things inside me – when I move, when I do everything – are Brazilian because my family is Brazilian, and my mother language is Brazilian Portuguese. But all the thinking in my life, all the treatment with people, I think I’m more from Spain. That’s how I grew up.

Thiago Alcantara
Ronaldo, the Brazilian one – incredible player. I met him once. I was in Ibiza on holiday and quite by chance ran into him in a club. He’s the only man I’d go up to and ask for a picture. And I did.

Peter Crouch
Why do elites hate the poor? It’s xenophobia. They don’t know any poor people – except their off-the-books Brazilian nanny and illegal immigrant cleaning lady from Upper Revolta who don’t speak English.

P. J. O’Rourke
Most of my family doesn’t speak English. It’s so important for the baby. He’s going to know all his American roots, but he also needs to know about his Brazilian side.

Camila Alves
When I was an undergrad at Stanford, there was a girl named Jennie Kim who worked for the school newspaper. Sometimes people would come up to me and talk to me about articles she had written. ‘That one on getting a Brazilian was hilarious’, some guy said, high-fiving me.

Jenny Zhang
I don’t think City play a Brazilian style – it is more Spanish the way we play here.

The best team I played in was the Brazilian one in 2002; we felt that we could always score. It was a team without any vanity – or individuals.

I was always inspired by Brazilian football growing up. Those huge Nike campaigns, the Jogo Bonito campaigns that had Ronaldinho, that’s the beauty of the game that I love.

Tobin Heath
It’s hard to be as good as Ronaldinho and Ronaldo were, but we’re going to do our best, both myself and Philippe Coutinho, to get close to them and be the best players we can be for the Brazilian national team.

Roberto Firmino
My mom’s Brazilian, so she and I definitely grew up with different perspectives. I was born in America, and she’s from Brazil, so we have different ways of doing things. There’s a bit of culture clash there.

Maiara Walsh
I consider myself a Londoner first, and then I consider myself Brazilian before I consider myself English.

Kaya Scodelario
I’m not more Brazilian than I am American or vice-versa – I’m very much a combination of all of those things.

Camila Mendes
I want to win all sorts of titles and then the World Cup with the Brazilian national team.

Douglas Costa
Where the costs of entry are minimal, there is a wide avenue of opportunity for those with little or nothing, which is why football is just about the most democratic sport of all: African and Brazilian footballers compete on a level playing field with their rich white European counterparts.

Martin Jacques
I feel that my drive and ambition is more American, while the passionate, laid-back side of me is all Brazilian.

Morena Baccarin
I am a writer who has written about the life of my people, the character of my people. What I can say is that the greatest hero of the Brazilian novel is the Brazilian people.

Jorge Amado
I think I’ve already won the most important titles in Brazilian jujitsu and grappling.

Demian Maia
I connect with my culture through my family. I speak Portuguese to my parents so that I can practice. I stay engaged with my extended family through a lively group chat on WhatsApp. That sense of community and family is the heart of Brazilian culture, and staying engaged with my family is what keeps me connected.

Camila Mendes
I play with players in the Brazilian national team who are similar to those at Chelsea – Kaka, Neymar.

My father loved Brazilian football, a diehard follower, so of course, he hated Germany and always rooted against them, always.

Rabih Alameddine
I have a Brazilian trainer here in New York and we do a Brazilian Butt Lift workout.

Alessandra Ambrosio
Brazil has its own fashion identity. Many very talented Brazilian designers show every season at Sao Paulo and Rio fashion weeks.

Gisele Bundchen