“The National Union of Cuban Writers and Artists and the Saíz Brothers Association will keep in close contact with these young cultural workers through the booming movement, which will come into being as thousands of art instructors join every year.”.

References to the original: "Speech given at the graduation ceremony of the Schools for Art Instructors in "Ernesto Che Guevara" Square" , October 20, 2004
“Man’s consciousness does not determine the objective conditions. It is the other way around. Only after grasping this can we speak of revolution.  Beautiful words, needed to convey ideas, do not suffice; profound reflection is needed.”
References to the original: Letter from Fidel to the Seventh UNEAC Congress, April 1, 2008

“Observing our sincere, patriotic and internationalist efforts, the manual and intellectual labor of our every day, I would dare say: anything that strengthens the revolution ethically is good; everything that weakens it is bad”.

References to the original: To the 7th Cuban Union of Writers and Artists (UNEAC) Congress, April 1, 2008