We are all mortal until the first kiss and the second glass of wine.

The walls are the publishers of the poor.

The decisions and problems of Uruguay will be resolved by Uruguayans.

It's not enough to have economic growth. You have to distribute wealth throughout all of society.

I invite you, from my sentiments, my convictions and my responsibilities, to work together in the construction of a Uruguay where being young is not suspicious, where aging is not a problem.

This work is a torture on the rump but a joy to the heart.

I am astonished each time I come to the U.

S. by the ignorance of a high percentage of the population, which knows almost nothing about Latin America or about the world. It's quite blind and deaf to anything that may happen outside the frontiers of the U.S.