I hope I’ve been able to show other young girls that as long as you work hard and you’re committed to fight for your education that anything’s possible.

Latinos care about education yes so we need reform not just money.

Susana Martinez Education Quotes

As the first Hispanic female governor in history little girls often come up to me in the grocery store or the mall. They look and point and when they get the courage they ask ‘Are you Susana?’ and they run up and give me a hug.

I fear some of our leaders today have lost the courage to stand up. What we have now are politicians. They won’t offer real plans and only stand up when they want to blame someone else.

Susana Martinez Courage Quotes

At 18 I guarded the parking lot at the Catholic church bingos. Now my dad made sure I could take care of myself. I carried a Smith and Wesson 357 magnum.

My dad was a golden gloves boxer in the Marine Corps then a deputy sheriff. My mom worked as an office assistant.

Susana Martinez Dad Quotes