Cinco de Mayo Quotes, Sayings, & Images

Cinco de Mayo is a yearly celebration that occurs on May 5. Cinco De Mayo Quotes. The date is observed to respect the Mexican Army’s unlikely victory over the French Empire at the Battle of Puebla, on May 5, 1862, under the leadership of General Ignacio Zaragoza.

Cinco De Mayo Quotes

This Cinco de Mayo, let’s party like Mexican rock stars if they existed.

Contrary to popular belief, Cinco de Mayo is Spanish for ‘the fifth of May’ and not ‘chug, chug, chug.’ Anyway, salud!

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Sorry I wished you a Happy Cinco de Mayo not knowing you’re Dominican or Honduran or that that makes a difference.

I’m not above using obscure Mexican battles to justify my drinking.

May Iron Man 3 inspire you to drink super heroically this Cinco de Mayo.

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Cinco de Mayo makes me long for a world in which all holidays are conveniently named after the dates on which they fall.

There is something magnificent in having a country to love.
James Russell Lowell

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

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

Democracy is the government of the people, by the people, for the people.
Abraham Lincoln


Let’s all wear sombreros and get drunk in celebration of Cinco de Mayo, even though we are American and have no idea what Cinco de Mayo is.

If liberty and equality, as is thought by some, are chiefly to be found in democracy, they will be best attained when all persons alike share in the government to the utmost.

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Freedom is when the people can speak, democracy is when the government listens.

Is it really necessary to adopt another country’s holiday just to have an excuse to drink tequila? You don’t need one the other 364 days of the year.

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