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

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Whatever we get will be used there for the martyrs of Katrina, be it one million (dollars), two, three or four. The money will go there without any doubt and with great satisfaction, because it will heighten the moral of our athletes.

The pope is our guest. ... We will do everything to the hilt to ensure that the visit will be historic,

There is nothing that compares to the Holocaust.

This is what will happen whenever traitors and mercenaries go a millimeter beyond the point that our revolutionary people ... [are] willing to accept.

We continue to wait patiently for a response. In the meantime, all of you will be taking intensive courses in immunology and also something that I should be doing -- an intensive brush-up course in English.

When I reached the concrete area, about 15 or 20 meters from the first row of chairs, I did not realize that there was a relatively high curb from the pavement to the crowd. My left foot came down into the air, because of the difference in height. The momentum, and the law of gravity discovered some time ago by Newton, caused me, when I took that false step, to plunge forward until I fell, in a fraction of a second, onto the pavement.

The revenues of Cuban state-run companies are used exclusively for the benefit of the people, to whom they belong.

There was illiteracy, the workers were being expelled from the factories, and the best lands where in the hands of the rich. That's why the revolution triumphed.

This mafia not only operates from Miami. It has set up an organization that operates from Mexico, using remote places for new routes.

We had to fulfill the promise that we would resist, we would fight and we would win, even if we were left absolutely on our own.

When I was a young boy, my father taught me that to be a good Catholic, I had to confess at church if I ever had impure thoughts about a girl. That very evening, I had to rush to confess my sin. And the next night, and the next. After a week, I decided religion wasn't for me.

Forgive me for using the term 'fat little brother' ... It is not a criticism, rather a suggestion that he do some exercises and go on a diet, don't you think? I'm doing this for the gentleman's health.

I am talking about three days... It is inevitable.

I made this proposal...as a gesture for the pope and for all Christians... honor for Cuba, and a valiant gesture.

I would not vote for the mayor. It's not just because he didn't invite me to dinner, but because on my way into town from the airport there were such enormous potholes.

Is that when men wear in the mind the same ideal, nothing can incomunicarlos, neither prison walls nor the land of the cemeteries, because the same memory, the same soul, the same idea, the same awareness and encourages all dignity.

Never has the revolution had so much unity, strength and experience as today,

Sorry, I'm still a dialectical materialist.

Forty-eight hours have passed and we have received no response to our offer. We will wait patiently,

I ask your forgiveness for having fallen. To prevent speculation, I observe I have a fracture in the knee and maybe the arm too, I'm not sure.

I neither will aspire to nor will I accept the position of president of the council of state and commander in chief.

I would say that today is a day of truce, perhaps the only one in the course of these 41 years of confrontation with the United States.

It (the plan) is a repugnant and immoral maneuver, a rude reply to the pope's proposals... an insult to the Cuban religious institutions and a challenge to the (Cuban) people who resist and will resist with honor,

Niemeyer and I are the last communists on this planet.

He (Bush) threatens humanity with World War III, this time using atomic weapons.

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