Citas

“There is still much that our increasingly united, better-educated and stronger people can do. We will not rest in our heroic and worthy struggle. We will honor every objective we sworn in Baraguá. We will win the epic battle of ideas.”

References to the original: Speech at the Open Forum of the Revolution in Batalla de Guisa, Granma Province.November 25, 2000
“A world like the one he dreams of to fight diseases, a world like the one we dream of, a world like the one you all dream of is possible, yes, very possible when men have the knowledge, the education and the awareness necessary to live and act with the true spirit of brotherhood, to live and act with the true spirit of justice.”
References to the original: Speech made during the visit of US President James Carter to the Latin American School for Medical Sciences, May 13, 2002

“It seems to me that one of the best things that is being done in our country is the revolution we are carrying out in education, which includes a general comprehensive education, that includes not just the professional knowledge a person must possess but the minimum of cultural knowledge in order to possess an artistic culture, a general culture and a political culture.”

 

References to the original: Speech given during his visit to the Panda Business Group in Nanjing, China. February 28, 2003

The name of Cuba will go down in history for ever because of what it has done and is still doing for humanity in the fields of education, culture and health in the most difficult period that our species has known.

References to the original: SPEECH GIVEN BY COMMANDER IN CHIEF, FIDEL CASTRO RUZ, PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF CUBA AT THE CEREMONY TO LAUNCH THE 2003-2004, September 8, 2003

“Throughout the Battle of Ideas we have made an old dream come true: the universalization of higher education, thus making universities accessible to all the young people who graduate from the Revolution’s programs and to workers in general”.

References to the original: Speech given by Commander in Chief Fidel Castro Ruz, President of the Republic of Cuba, at the closing session of the Young Comm, 5 December 2004

“We must ensure that the teachers working in our classrooms today stay working there, we must add to their reserves, jealously guard the young human resources we have trained over the last few years, paying special attention to their professionalism and up-grading. We must continue to analyze the inescapable changes that our technical professional and senior high school education must undergo; we must improve the way higher education is made accessible to all and we must make sure that all of the country’s universities move forward from this idea towards the academic and revolutionary excellence that the country demands from its university students and professors”.

References to the original: Speech given at the closing session of the Young Communists League 8th Congress,held in the Havana Convention Center, 5 December 2004

"Ideas are born of knowledge and ethical values. An important part of the problem would be technologically solved, another must be cultivated restlessly. Otherwise, the most basic instincts shall prevail".

References to the original: The brain drain, July 17, 2007