At this moment, by an undeserved stroke of fortune, I am the direct voice of the poets of my race and the indirect voice for the noble Spanish and Portuguese tongues.
— Gabriela Mistral

I swims in the Tagus all across at once, and I rides on an ass or a mule, and swears portuguese, and have got a diarrhea and bites from the mosquitoes. But what of that? Comfort must not be expected by folks that go a pleasuring.
Lord Byron portuguese quote

I'm a Catholic by background. I was raised in Goa, a part of India that was visited by Portuguese missionaries a few hundred years ago, which explains my last name.
— Dinesh D'Souza

I am fluent in Spanish and I understand French, Italian and Portuguese.
— Zoe Saldana

Because of my Portuguese heritage, I have an interest in all of the instrumentation that comes from Portugal and Brazil as well.
— Nelly Furtado