Fidel Castro, fully Fidel Alejandro Castro Ruz

Fidel
Castro, fully Fidel Alejandro Castro Ruz
1927
2012

Cuban Marxist Politician, One of the primary leaders of the Cuban Revolution, Prime Minister, President of the Council of State of Cuba, President of Council of Ministers, First Secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba

Author Quotes

You've put me on three times and I keep saying the same thing.

The government of President Bush knows very well that no government in the world can accept such a perverse insult to its dignity and sovereignty.

The universities are available only to those who share my revolutionary beliefs.

They should put those signs inside, not outside.

We are not closing the door.

We will wait as many days as necessary.

The Kremlin should launch a pre-emptive strike against the US.

There are even irresponsible families who sell their daughters' bodies and insensitive neighbors who think this is the most natural thing in the world ... until tragedy and disease strike.

They were planning a parallel summit.

We are not here to say goodbye to Che and his comrades. We are here to welcome them. I see Che and his men as a battalion of invincible combatants, who have come to fight alongside us and to write new pages of history and of glory.

We would never accept it... Even if they offered us a billion dollars, we'd refuse it.

The leading symbol of the hagiography of US mercantilism.

There certainly is evidence that both Cuba and Venezuela have been involved in the situation in Bolivia in unhelpful ways.

This battle against nature we will also win,

We are not only a Latin American nation, we are an Afro-American nation also.

Weapons for what? To fight against whom? Against the revolutionary government, that has the support of the whole people? … Weapons for what? Hiding weapons for what? To blackmail the President of the Republic? To threaten to break the peace here? To create organizations of gangsters? Is it that we are going to return to gangsterism? Is it that we will return to daily shootouts in the capital? Weapons for what?

The memory, the spirit, and the unforgettable presence of Che are presiding over this Fifth Party Congress.

There have been nothing but obstacles and difficulties of all kinds,

This country … abounds in that Cuba is a heaven in the spiritual sense of the word, and we prefer to die in heaven than serve in hell.

We are the rebels of the West... And Malaysia is the rebel of the East.

Were Kennedy not a millionaire, illiterate and ignorant, then he would obviously understand that you cannot revolt against the peasants.

The much publicized dissidence or alleged opposition in Cuba does not exist except in the overheated imagination of the Cuban-American mob and White House and State Department bureaucrats.

There is no country in the world where the empire's mercenaries enjoy the privileges they do in Cuba.

This graduation was just a dream nearly seven years ago, ... Today is proof of the capacity of human beings to reach the most lofty goals.

We aren't afraid of anything. It's very difficult to compete against us in any area ... not even in baseball do they want to compete with Cuba.

Author Picture
First Name
Fidel
Last Name
Castro, fully Fidel Alejandro Castro Ruz
Birth Date
1927
Death Date
2012
Bio

Cuban Marxist Politician, One of the primary leaders of the Cuban Revolution, Prime Minister, President of the Council of State of Cuba, President of Council of Ministers, First Secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba