12 Total Quotes

Maria Jimenez Quotes

It is wonderful that they did this and let the kids get dressed up.
Maria Jimenez
#Kids

That man killed my baby, and the city should be responsible. Why doesn't he say he's sorry?
Maria Jimenez
#Man

It's like I've got a hole in my heart. She was a happy child. She was full of love.
Maria Jimenez
#Heart

The bar is evil. They never close. It's open 24 hours. I always hear music from there when I take the bus to work - at 6:20 in the morning.
Maria Jimenez
#Evil

It's a fund-raiser for the children that embraces who they are.
Maria Jimenez
#Children

Even some employers who have called us, like one construction company owned by a Latino businessman, gave the day off to 150 workers.
Maria Jimenez
#Company

We are studying here. We want to be able to work here. My parents are immigrants, too.
Maria Jimenez
#Parents

The intended message is to tell people immigrants are not here to take over the country, or to try to turn it into another Mexico. We have learned from other protests and that's why we want to stress to people immigrants give a lot to this country and that they love this country.
Maria Jimenez
#Country

We know there is a possibility of people yelling insults and disagreement. We are not anticipating any acts of violence or hate.
Maria Jimenez
#Insults

People are eager to express their values as immigrants and also to show their indignation.
Maria Jimenez
#People

Nobody in the community trusts them anyway. Mexican immigrants would be very wary of anything officials said.
Maria Jimenez
#Community

It was remarkable. The only explanation is that people feel so strongly about this issue that it overcomes fear.
Maria Jimenez
#Fear