Poor Mexico. So far from God and so close to the United States.

— Porfirio Diaz

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It was better that a little blood should be shed that much blood should be saved. The blood that was shed was bad blood; the blood that was saved was good blood.


What argufies pride and ambition? Soon or late death will take us in tow: Each bullet has got its commission, And when our time's come we must go.


Nothing ever happens in Mexico until it happens.