There are loads of lovely famous Spanish phrases!

If you are learning Spanish and trying to practise as much as possible, you might have come across amazing phrases reading a book or watching a movie: many famous authors and film directors have become even more famous because of some quotes taken from their major works, that have then been translated in other languages as well.

And it’s always nice to read some beautiful phrases and send them to your family and friends for special occasions! So have a look at some famous quotes, either written by Spanish speaker authors or translated into Spanish!

Let’s read some!

Caminante, no hay camino, se hace camino al andar –> Walker, there is no path, you make it as you walk (A.Machado)

Un hombre solo tiene derecho de mirar a otro hacia abajo cuando tiene que ayudarlo a levantarse –> A man only has the right to look down at another when he helps him to lift himself up (G.García Márquez)

Hay que sentir el pensamiento y pensar el sentimiento –> You must feel your thought and think your feeling ( Unamuno)

Aprender a dudar es aprender a pensar –> Learning to doubt is learning to think (O.Paz)

famous Spanish phrases to learn

La vida es como una caja de chocolates/bombones; nunca sabes qué te va a tocar  –> Life is like a box of chocolates: you never know what you’re gonna get (Forrest Gump)

Que la Fuerza te acompañe –> May the Force be with you (Star Wars)

Houston, tenemos un problema –> Houston, we have a problem (Apollo 13)

Did you know any of these lovely phrases? We bet you did, they are so famous!

Which one is your favourite?

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