Citas

“The future of our homeland must by necessity be a future of men of science, it must be a future of thinking men, because that is precisely what we are sowing the most;[…]”

References to the original: Speech given at the ceremony held by the Speleological Society of Cuba at the Academy of the Sciences, January 15, 1960

"Without culture, freedom is not possible. The accuracy of this claim is what inspires our efforts today. And for us, culture is not limited to artistic pursuits, but rather, it encompasses a concept of comprehensive general culture that includes professional training and basic knowledge of a wide range of disciplines in the sciences, arts and humanities".

References to the original: Key address at the opening ceremony of the 18th Havana International Ballet Festival, October 19, 2002

“[…] the human being, the human society are faced with the crucial necessity to advance at the same pace of the technological and scientific knowledge; the human society feels that vital necessity.”

References to the original: Speech made at a mass rally in the Latin American Stadium in support of the battle for the completion of grammar school education, November 20, 1964

"Let’s put an end to the transfer of lifestyles and consumer habits to the Third World that ruin the environment. Let human life be more rational. Let a just international economic order be implemented. Let science work toward a sustainable development without contamination".

References to the original: SPEECH GIVEN BY COMANDER IN CHIEF AT THE UNITED NATIONS CONFERENCE ON ENVIRONMENT AND DEVELOPMENT, June 12, 1992

“To begin with, I will say that neither in the first or the second half of this century nor at any other time in history has a country done or achieved as much in sports as Cuba in an extremely short period of time. And it is a small Third World country, one that is additionally subjected to an economic blockade by the wealthiest and mightiest nation on Earth as well as to a thousand different forms of harassment and aggression”.

References to the original: Speech delivered by Commander-in-Chief Fidel Castro Ruz, first secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Cuba, August 13, 1999

"To speak of exercise and sports is not to speak of world and Olympic champions, it is to speak of daily, ongoing well-being, it is to speak of a good health, it is to speak of the capacity for study and work. To speak of physical education and sports is to speak of a science, a universal activity".
 
 

References to the original: Speech by the 40th anniversary of INDER and the opening of the International School of Physical Education and Sports, February 23, 2001

"There can be no highly developed education or medicine, or even well developed sports, without the support of science".

References to the original: Speech givenat the celebration of the 40th anniversary of INDER and the dedication of the International School of Physical Education and Sports, February 23, 2001