Fidel Castro Quotes

A revolution is not a bed of roses.

I find capitalism repugnant. It is filthy, it is gross, it is alienating... because it causes war, hypocrisy and competition.

No thieves, no traitors, no interventionists! This time the revolution is for real!

They talk about the failure of socialism but where is the success of capitalism in Africa, Asia and Latin America?

I began revolution with 82 men. If I had do it again, I'd do it with 10 or 15 and absolute faith. It does not matter how small you are if you have faith and plan of action.

I think that a man should not live beyond the age when he begins to deteriorate, when the flame that lighted the brightest moment of his life has weakened.

Men do not shape destiny, Destiny produces the man for the hour.

More than 820 million people in the world suffer from hunger; and 790 million of them live in the Third World.

History will absolve me

We must establish a new world order based on justice, on equity, and on peace.

A revolution is a struggle to the death between the future and the past.

"It does not matter how small you are if you have faith and plan of action."

"This is not my farewell to you. My only wish is to fight as a soldier in the battle of ideas.... Perhaps my voice will be heard."

"I'm not thinking to cut my beard, because I'm accustomed to my beard and my beard means many things to my country. When we have fulfilled our promise of good government I will cut my beard."

"I realized that my true destiny would be the war that I was going to have with the United States."

If there ever was in the history of humanity an enemy who was truly universal, an enemy whose acts and moves trouble the entire world, threaten the entire world, attack the entire world in any way or another, that real and really universal enemy is precisely Yankee imperialism.