There is such thing as a ‘smart bomb’ – bombs are smart these days, you know.
Passion is needed for any great work, and for the revolution, passion and audacity are required in big doses.
Democracy is an abuse of statistics.
There is a concept that is the corrupter and destroyer of all others. I speak not of Evil, whose limited empire is that of ethics; I speak of the infinite.
Reading is an activity subsequent to writing: more resigned, more civil, more intellectual.
We know that peace is only possible when it is the fruit of justice. True peace is a profound transformation by means of the force of nonviolence that is the power of love.
I am one of those people who believes that the solution to the world’s problems is to be found behind the Iron Curtain.
Like all writers, he measured the achievements of others by what they had accomplished, asking of them that they measure him by what he envisaged or planned.
I could become very rich in Guatemala but by the low method of ratifying my title, opening a clinic, and specialising in allergies. To do that would be the most horrible betrayal of the two ‘I’s’ struggling inside me: the socialist and the traveller.
It is unnecessary to say that Fidel Castro possesses the high qualities of a fighter and statesman: our path, our struggle, and our triumph we owed to his vision.