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By Anonym 14 Sep

Jose Marti

"Racist" is a confusing word, and it should be clarified. Men have no special rights simply because they belong to one race or another. When you say "men," you have already imbued them with all their rights.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Jose Marti

My poems please the brave: My poems, short and sincere, Have the force of steel Which forges swords.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Jose Marti

To change masters is not to be free.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Jose Marti

Oh, what company good poets are!

By Anonym 13 Sep

Jose Marti

Amor cuerdo, no es amor. (Sane love, is not love)

By Anonym 14 Sep

Jose Marti

Only those who spread treachery, fire, and death out of hatred for the prosperity of others are undeserving of pity.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Jose Marti

This is the age in which hills can look down upon the mountains.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Jose Marti

Terrible times in which priests no longer merit the praise of poets and in which poets have not yet begun to be priests.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Jose Marti

Man needs to go outside himself in order to find repose and reveal himself.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Jose Marti

A genuine man goes to the roots. To be a radical is no more than that: to go to the roots.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Jose Marti

But when women are moved and lend help, when women, who are by nature calm and controlled, give encouragement and applause, when virtuous and knowledgeable women grace the endeavor with their sweet love, then it is invincible.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Jose Marti

Habit creates the appearance of justice; progress has no greater enemy than habit.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Jose Marti

The only way to be totally free is through education.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Jose Marti

It is necessary to make virtue fashionable.

By Anonym 18 Sep

Jose Marti

Seule l’oppression devrait craindre l’expression complète de la liberté.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Jose Marti

Books console us, calm us, prepare us, enrich us and redeem us.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Jose Marti

An insatiable appetite for glory leads to sacrifice and death, but innate instinct leads to self-preservation and life.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Jose Marti

To use for our exclusive benefit what is not ours is theft.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Jose Marti

Nature has placed the need to see justice done in some souls, and the need to flout and affront it in others.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Jose Marti

In a time of crisis, the peoples of the world must rush to get to know each other.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Jose Marti

The struggles waged by nations are weak only when they lack support in the hearts of their women.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Jose Marti

But love, like the sun that it is, sets afire and melts everything. what greed and privilege to build up over whole centuries the indignation of a pious spirit, with its natural following of oppressed souls, will cast down with a single shove.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Jose Marti

Happiness exists on earth, and it is won through prudent exercise of reason, knowledge of the harmony of the universe, and constant practice of generosity.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Jose Marti

No fruit on earth can rival the cemetery's crop

By Anonym 15 Sep

Jose Marti

The spirit of a government must be that of the country. The form of a government must come from the makeup of the country. Government is nothing but the balance of the natural elements of a country.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Jose Marti

Charm is a product of the unexpected.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Jose Marti

One revolution is still necessary: the one that will not end with the rule of its leader. It will be the revolution against revolutions, the uprising of all peaceable individuals, who will become soldiers for once so that neither they nor anyone else will ever have to be a soldier again.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Jose Marti

Fortunately, there is a sane equilibrium in the character of nations, as there is in that of men.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Jose Marti

Everything that divides men, everything that separates or herds men together in categories, is a sin against humanity.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Jose Marti

It is the duty of man to raise up man.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Jose Marti

Like stones rolling down hills, fair ideas reach their objectives despite all obstacles and barriers. It may be possible to speed or hinder them, but impossible to stop them.

By Anonym 20 Sep

Jose Marti

[Ya] estoy todos los días en peligro de dar mi vida por mi país y por mi deber -puesto que lo entiendo y tengo ánimos con que realizarlo- de impedir a tiempo con la independencia de Cuba que se extiendan por las Antillas los Estados Unidos y caigan con esa fuerza más sobre nuestras tierras de América.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Jose Marti

He who does not see things in their depth should not call himself a radical.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Jose Marti

A knowledge of different literatures is the best way to free one's self from the tyranny of any of them.

By Anonym 17 Sep

Jose Marti

Los Pueblos tienen los Gobiernos que se merecen.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Jose Marti

Treacherous assassins, enemies of the people, and worthy of everyone's ridicule are those who, under the pretext of guiding future generations, teach them an isolated system of doctrines and whisper in their ear (instead of the sweet message of love) the barbarous gospel of hate.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Jose Marti

Like bones to the human body, the axle to the wheel, the wing to the bird, and the air to the wing, so is liberty the essence of life. Whatever is done without it is imperfect.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Jose Marti

All is beautiful and unceasing, all is music and reason, and all, like diamond, is carbon first, then light.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Jose Marti

Men have no special right because they belong to one race or another: the word man defines all rights.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Jose Marti

Man loves liberty, even if he does not know that he loves it. He is driven by it and flees from where it does not exist.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Jose Marti

Perhaps the enemies of liberty are such only because they judge it by its loud voice.

By Anonym 18 Sep

Jose Marti

Only tyranny fears the full expression of liberty.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Jose Marti

Culture, which makes talent shine, is not completely ours either, nor can we place it solely at our disposal. Rather, it belongs mainly to our country, which gave it to us, and to humanity, from which we receive it as a birthright.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Jose Marti

A selfish man is a thief.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Jose Marti

Just as he who gives his life to serve a great idea is admirable, he who avails himself of a great idea to serve his personal hopes of glory and power is abominable, even if he too risks his life.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Jose Marti

I know that when the world surrenders, pallid, to repose, the murmur of a tranquil stream through the deep silence flows.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Jose Marti

Day and night I always dream with open eyes." - José Martí

By Anonym 14 Sep

Jose Marti

Man needs to suffer. When he does not have real griefs he creates them.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Jose Marti

Only oppression should fear the full exercise of freedom.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Jose Marti

Talent is a gift that brings with it an obligation to serve the world, and not ourselves, for it is not of our making.