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By Anonym 14 Sep

Jose Marti

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

By Anonym 15 Sep

Jose Marti

We are free, but not to be evil, not to be indifferent to human suffering, not to profit from the people, from the work created and sustained through their spirit of political association, while refusing to contribute to the political state that we profit from.

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

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

Other famous men, those of much talk and few deeds, soon evaporate. Action is the dignity of greatness.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Jose Marti

He who uses the office he owes to the voters wrongfully and against them is a thief.

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 15 Sep

Jose Marti

The nation that buys commands, the nation that sells serves; it is necessary to balance trade in order to ensure freedom; the country that wants to die sells only to one country , and the country that wants to survive sells to more than one.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Jose Marti

Men are products, expressions, reflections; they live to the extent that they coincide with their epoch, or to the extent that they differ markedly from it.

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 18 Sep

Jose Marti

Sola la opresión debe temer al pleno ejercicio de la libertad.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Jose Marti

A child, from the time he can think, should think about all he sees, should suffer for all who cannot live with honesty, should work so that all men can be honest, and should be honest himself.

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 14 Sep

Jose Marti

The dagger plunged in the name of freedom is plunged into the breast 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.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Jose Marti

Love is the bond between men, the way to teach and the center of the world.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Jose Marti

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

By Anonym 14 Sep

Jose Marti

It is my duty to prevent, through the independence of Cuba, the U.S.A. from spreading over the West Indies and falling with addedweight upon other lands of Our America. All I have done up to now and shall do hereafter is to that end.... I know the Monster, because I have lived in its lair--and my weapon is only the slingshot of David.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Jose Marti

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

By Anonym 15 Sep

Jose Marti

The vote is a trust more delicate than any other, for it involves not just the interests of the voter, but his life, honor and future as well.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Jose Marti

Men of action, above all those whose actions are guided by love, live forever.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Jose Marti

Poetry is the work of the bard and of the people who inspire him.

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

Every human being has within him an ideal man, just as every piece of marble contains in a rough state a statue as beautiful as the one that Praxiteles the Greek made of the god Apollo.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Jose Marti

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

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 14 Sep

Jose Marti

Oh, what company good poets are!

By Anonym 13 Sep

Jose Marti

In this world, there must be a certain degree of honor just as there must be a certain amount of light. When there are many men without honor, there will always be some others who bear in themselves the honor of many men.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Jose Marti

Man is a living duty, a depository of powers that he must not leave in a brute state. Man is a wing.

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 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 14 Sep

Jose Marti

It is a sin not to do what one is capable of doing.

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 15 Sep

Jose Marti

To change masters is not to be free.

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 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 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 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 13 Sep

Jose Marti

Cultivo una rosa blanca, En julio como en enero, Para el amigo sincero Que me da su mano franca. Y para el cruel que me arranca El corazon con que vivo, Cardo ni oruga cultivo Cultivo una rosa blanca. I have a white rose to tend In July as in January; I give it to the true friend Who offers his frank hand to me. And to the cruel one whose blows Break the heart by which I live, Thistle nor thorn do I give: For him, too, I have a white rose.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Jose Marti

Hatred, slavery's inevitable aftermath.

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 14 Sep

Jose Marti

Only those who hate the Negro see hatred in the Negro.

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

The only way to be totally free is through education.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Jose Marti

One just principle from the depths of a cave is more powerful than an army.

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

To busy oneself with what is futile when one can do something useful, to attend to what is simple when one has the mettle to attempt what is difficult, is to strip talent of its dignity.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Jose Marti

A grain of poetry suffices to season a century.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Jose Marti

The wretch who lives without freedom feels like dressing in the mud from the streets Those who have you, o Liberty, do not know. you. Those who do not have you should not speak of you, but win you.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Jose Marti

No fruit on earth can rival the cemetery's crop