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Adolfo Aguilar
Personal details
Born (1949-12-02)December 2, 1949
Mexico City, Mexico
Died June 5, 2005(2005-06-05) (aged 55)
Tepoztlán, Morelos
Political party Party of the Democratic Revolution (PRD)
Green Ecological Party of Mexico (PVEM)
Alma mater National Autonomous University of Mexico
Harvard University

For us to accomplish our goals, it will be necessary to transform our political culture, to respect plurality, and to build, among ourselves, bridges and more bridges.
Adolfo Aguilar Zinser
The Informe should no longer be the scene used to insult, beat, and criticize on the basis of preconfigured conceptions.
Adolfo Aguilar Zinser
The understanding that the political and intellectual class of the United States has of Mexico is a country whose position is that of a back yard.
Adolfo Aguilar Zinser
I was never the diplomatic diplomat.
Servants are not allowed to ask questions. They are only supposed to follow orders. That attitude has to change. But in order for it to change, there has to be radical improvement in the quality of the intelligence produced by the Mexican government.
Adolfo Aguilar Zinser
Any Mexican, would recognise that Mexico was abused, undervalued and downgraded in international circles, most of all by the United States.
Adolfo Aguilar Zinser
Individuals move and shift from one party to another simply on their aspirations for office.
Adolfo Aguilar Zinser

I was never the diplomatic diplomat.
My work at the United Nations discomforted some members of the U.S. government, which exercises its power beyond collective understandings and international law.
Adolfo Aguilar Zinser
The democracy we are constructing must be able to show its usefulness and relevance.
Adolfo Aguilar Zinser
We don't have to be rude with each other; we have to be diplomatic.
We cannot pretend that reality is different from what it is.
Trust comes from deeds.
Mexico has never been anybody's backyard.
I don't see how can I offend Mexicans with the truth. It is what Mexicans want to hear.
Adolfo Aguilar Zinser
I believe that I have always told the truth.
Mexico is intensely affected by all kinds of things that are shipped into this country from the United States.
Adolfo Aguilar Zinser
I am a regular writer in Mexico, and I always tell the truth in my writings.
Adolfo Aguilar Zinser
I am an undiplomatic diplomat.
Countries only have certain opportunities in history, and if you do not take advantage of them, those opportunities don't ever come back to you again.
Adolfo Aguilar Zinser
The political parties have lost their loyalties.