Che Guevara, fully Ernesto “Che” Guevara

Che
Guevara, fully Ernesto “Che” Guevara
1928
1967

Argentine Marxist Revolutionary, Physician, Author, Intellectual, Guerrilla Leader, Diplomat and Military Theorist, major figure of the Cuban Revolution

Author Quotes

A petty concern with mere evidence is an antiquated and bourgeois feature of the captalist legal system. We are revolutionaries. We convict from a revolutionary passion.

Cuba became the sugar producing and exporting country par excellence; and if she did not develop even further in this respect, the reason is to be found in the capitalist contradictions which put a limit to a continuous expansion of the Cuban sugar industry, which depended almost entirely on North American capital.

I don't care if I fall as long as someone else picks up my gun and keeps on shooting.

In the future individualism ought to be the efficient utilization of the whole individual for the absolute benefit of a collectivity.

Our youth must always be free, discussing and exchanging ideas concerned with what is happening throughout the entire world.

The guerrilla is supported by the peasant and worker masses of the region and of the whole territory in which it acts. Without these prerequisites, guerrilla warfare is not possible.

The victory of the Cuban Revolution will be a tangible demonstration before all the Americas that peoples are capable of rising up, that they can rise up by themselves right under the very fangs of the monster.

We are overcome by anguish at this illogical moment of humanity.

You have to harden, but without ever losing tenderness.

Above all, always be capable of feeling deeply any injustice committed against anyone, anywhere in the world.

Don't Shoot! I'm Che. I'm worth more to you alive than dead!

I don't know if the Cuban revolution will survive or not. It's difficult to say. But [if it doesn't] . . . don't come looking for me among the refugees in the embassies. I've had that experience, and I'm not ever going to repeat it. I will go out with a machine gun in my hand, to the barricades. . . I'll keep fighting to the end.

Is it enough to create new conditions? Can we build a new society by man Old? Or do we need to change also human.

Peaceful coexistence cannot be limited to the powerful countries if we want to ensure world peace.

The International Monetary Fund is the watchdog of the dollar in the capitalist camp.

The walls of the educational system must come down. Education should not be a privilege, so the children of those who have money can study.

We believe that the state is capable of understanding the needs of the nation; as such, then, the state must participate in the administration and direction of the university.

Youth must refrain from ungrateful questioning of governmental mandates... Instead, they must dedicate themselves to study, work and military service, should learn to think and act as a mass.

Adherence to principles, and adherence to the individual combine to make the Rebel Army an indivisible fist.

Either we are able to defeat the opposing views with the discussion, or should we leave them to express. You cannot beat the views by force, because this blocks the free development of intelligence.

I feel on my face all the pain slap went Elymazlom in the this world, wherever he found injustice, the same is the national.

It is necessary to be hard but never to lose the tenderness.

Perhaps one day tired of circling the world I'll return to Argentina and settle in the Andean lakes if not indefinitely then at least for a pause while I shift from one understanding of the world to another.

The life of a single human being is worth a million times more than all the property of the richest man on earth.

The word that most perfectly describes the city of Cuzco is evocative. Intangible dust of another era settles on its streets, rising like the disturbed sediment of a muddy lake when you touch its bottom.

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First Name
Che
Last Name
Guevara, fully Ernesto “Che” Guevara
Birth Date
1928
Death Date
1967
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Argentine Marxist Revolutionary, Physician, Author, Intellectual, Guerrilla Leader, Diplomat and Military Theorist, major figure of the Cuban Revolution