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

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.

What kind of cosmetic solutions are we going to provide? ... The very modesty of these goals is shameful.

The plane will be ready to leave Tuesday if the visas are granted.

There is not Communism or Marxism, but representative democracy and social justice in a well-planned economy.

This is just one of a whole host of famous quotes from the Cuban leader, who in almost 50 years at the helm never minced his words.

We can do it better and take on the major leagues. ... For each player that leaves, 10 better ones arise,

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.

The revolution is a dictatorship of the exploited against the exploiters.

There will be no escape for those who want to live like parasites at any price, at any cost, outside the law,

This terrorist act caused terrible damage to the revolutionary movement.

We have a theoretical concept of the Revolution which is a dictatorship of the exploited against the exploiters.

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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