Condemn me. It does not matter. History will absolve me. – At his trial for rebel attack that launch Cuban Revolution
We will win this battle for life, and not only for our lives but also for the lives of all children in the world
Today, it hurts us if a Cuban is hungry, if a Cuban has no doctor, if a Cuban suffers, Or if a Cuban is uneducated, or if a family has no housing. It hurts us even though its not our brother, son or our father. Why shouldn’t we feel hurt if we see an Angolan child go hungry, suffer or be killed. – To Cuban civilian and military personnel in Luanda Angola
I was at death’s door but I came back.- Speaking of his 2006 illness.