Citas

“Revolution has awoken the moral feeling of the people; Revolution has awoken human solidarity in men and women of our people; Revolution has abolished selfishness and has made of generosity the main virtue of every citizen; Revolution has gathered the best of the nation; Revolution purified and cleaned up; Revolution has redeemed”.

References to the original: Speech delivered during the political ceremony for the 9th Anniversary of the Triumph of the Revolution held in Revolution Square. Ciudad de La Habana. January 2, 1961
“[…] whenever a man must face a challenge it is a test to him: a test of his character, a test of his will, a test of his courage as a revolutionary and as a man. And the concept of man implies the willingness to face tests and challenges.”
References to the original: Speech to soldiers and officers of the Revolutionary Armed Forces who will be working in the 10-million sugar harvest.
“Our people know very well how different the conduct of the fighters has always been throughout the history of the Revolution because, above all things, the principles of the Revolution, the moral of the Revolution, the discipline of the Revolution and the dignity of the Revolution have prevailed.”
References to the original: Speech delivered at the Central Ceremony for the 20th Anniversary of the September 5 Revolutionary Uprising, on September 5, 1977.

"A revolution can only be born from culture and ideas".

References to the original: Master lecture delivered at the main lecture hall in the Central University of Venezuela

"No people become revolutionary by force. Those who sow ideas have no need to suppress the people ever. Weapons in the hands of that same people are used to fight those abroad who try to take away their achievements".

References to the original: Master lecture delivered at the main lecture hall in the Central University of Venezuela

“We are defended by the strength of our prestige and the example we have set, the indestructible steel that is the justice of our cause, the inextinguishable fire of our truth and our morale as well as the double trench of stone and ideas that we have built which is unassailable.”

References to the original: SPEECH DELIVERED BY DR. FIDEL CASTRO RUZ, PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF CUBA, AT THE COMMEMORATION OF THE 47TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE JULY 26, 1953 ATTACK ON THE MONCADA GARRISON HELD IN THE PROVISIONAL REVOLUTION SQUARE OF PINAR DEL RIO. AUGUST 5, 2000

"The Cuban Adjustment Act will become a major irrefutable moral argument. There will always be people everywhere willing to risk their lives to emigrate illegally, but there will never be any justification to encourage them to do it. That is a crime against humanity and an expression of hateful contempt for human life".

References to the original: Speech at the Anti-Imperialist Tribunal "José Martí", November 27, 2001