Simon Bolivar on Spain

“The hate that the Iberian peninsula has inspired in us is broader than the sea which separates us from it: it is less difficult to join both continents than to join both countries’ souls.”

Simon Bolivar

The Jamaican Letter” (1815)

Excerpted from: Schapiro, Fred, ed. The Yale Book of Quotations. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2006.

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