My theory was that a city without a newspaper is a city without a soul.
On acquiring El Día, now the largest newspaper by circulation in Puerto Rico, as quoted by the Associated Press.
I am concerned that many young people in the Hemisphere seem to envision the United States as a nation intoxicated by power, addicted to warfare, controlled by a military-industrial complex, and determined to preserve the status quo, that we are against rapid economic and social growth.Luis A. Ferré
Industry is not a collection of machines and tools and buildings. It is a social entity that has the responsibility of realizing the happiness of those who work in it.Luis A. Ferré
Not only are Puerto Ricans citizens by birth, but one would be hard-pressed to find a Puerto Rican without a sister in New York or a son in Chicago, a cousin in Orlando or a daughter in Honolulu or Oklahoma City.Luis A. Ferré
The scholars and critics all called it kitsch, everyone thought I was crazy to buy them.Luis A. Ferré
Revolutionary in my ideas, liberal in my objectives and conservative in my methods.Luis A. Ferré
We speak Spanish but we think American. We don't want to be a colony, we don't want to be inferior. We want to be equal.Luis A. Ferré
I hope I will live to see a final meeting of the minds between Puerto Rico and statehood, but [even] if I don't live that long, I am certain it will happen.Luis A. Ferré
La razón no grita, la razón convence.Luis A. Ferré