5 Great Quotes From Argentina's Cristina Fernandez

On October 25th, Argentinians hit the polls to chose a new president. We look back fondly on the outgoing leader & show you a few times she wow-ed us with her words.

  1. 1

    “Empowering women should not be just a matter of obligation [by governments], but a personal conviction by men and ourselves. We need to break the cultural barriers that historically consider women to be inferior to men."

    Every time she stood up for women

  2. 2

    “Debts should be honored but not if it is at the cost of starving the people...The world must adopt more transparent and democratic measures to negotiate sovereign debt restructuring.”

    Her constant willingness to compromise but not at the expense of the lives of Argentinians.

  3. 3

    "I am not afraid. They can defame my daughter, they can mistreat my son, they can say whatever they want, but stay calm because while I am president, I will continue to defend the interests of this country."

    Always having Argentina's back no matter what.

  4. 4

    ”Good times are coming for Argentina, in these years Nestor took the country out of hell, now we can achieve the unthinkable.”

    She became president after her husband, continued the amazing gains he'd made during his presidency, and cemented their spot in our minds as #CoupleGoals

  5. 5

    "I am not afraid of any gun-toting judge, mafia member, or extortioner.”

    Her fearlessness in the face of intimidation.

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