“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