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    I now know, by an almost fatalistic conformity with the facts, that my destiny is to travel...
    — Ernesto Che Guevara
    tags: travel  facts 
     
    A country that does not know how to read and write is easy to deceive.
    — Ernesto Che Guevara
    tags: write  read 
     
    The true revolutionary is guided by great feelings of love.
    — Ernesto Che Guevara
    tags: true 
     
    The best form of saying is being
    — Ernesto Che Guevara
    tags: saying 
     
    There is no other definition of socialism valid for us than that of the abolition of the exploitation of man by man.
    — Ernesto Che Guevara
    There are no boundaries in this struggle to the death. We cannot be indifferent to what happens anywhere in the world, for a victory by any country over imperialism is our victory; just as any country's defeat is a defeat for all of us.
    — Ernesto Che Guevara
    tags: death  world  struggle  victory 
     
    The walls of the educational system must come down. Education should not be a privilege, so the children of those who have money can study.
    — Ernesto Che Guevara
    I will fight with all the weapons within my reach rather than let myself be nailed to a cross or whatever.
    — Ernesto Che Guevara
    tags: fight 
     
    I would rather die standing up to live life on my knees.
    — Ernesto Che Guevara
    tags: live  die 
     
    And then many things became very clear... we learned perfectly that the life of a single human being is worth millions of times more than all the property of the richest man on earth.
    — Ernesto Che Guevara
    tags: time  men  human  earth  property  worth 
     
    The first duty of a revolutionary is to be educated.
    — Ernesto Che Guevara
    I know you are here to kill me. Shoot, coward, you are only going to kill a man.
    — Ernesto Che Guevara
    tags: men 
     
    Silence is argument carried out by other means.
    — Ernesto Che Guevara
    tags: silence 
     
    I am not a liberator. Liberators do not exist. The people liberate themselves.
    — Ernesto Che Guevara
    tags: people 
     
    Be realistic, demand the impossible!
    — Ernesto Che Guevara
    At the risk of seeming ridiculous, let me say that the true revolutionary is guided by a great feeling of love. It is impossible to think of a genuine revolutionary lacking this quality.
    — Ernesto Che Guevara
    tags: true  impossible  risk  quality 
     
    Let the world change you and you can change the world
    — Ernesto Che Guevara
    tags: world 
     
    Every day People straighten up the hair, why not the heart?
    — Ernesto Che Guevara
    tags: people 
     
    We cannot be sure of having something to live for unless we are willing to die for it.
    — Ernesto Che Guevara
    tags: live  die 
     
    Many will call me an adventurer, and that I am...only one of a different sort: one who risks his skin to prove his truths.
    — Ernesto Che Guevara
    tags: truth  risk 
     
    Study hard so that you can master technology, which allows us to master nature.
    — Ernesto Che Guevara
    I would probably have more in common with a whale than with a bourgeois married couple employed at worthy institutions that I would wipe from the face of the earth if it was given to me to do so.
    — Ernesto Che Guevara
    tags: earth 
     
    A political event was that I met Fidel Castro, the Cuban revolutionary. He is a young, intelligent guy, very sure of himself and extraordinarily audacious; I think we hit it off well.
    — Ernesto Che Guevara
    tags: young  political 
     
    If you tremble with indignation at every injustice, then you are a comrade of mine.
    — Ernesto Che Guevara
    Whenever death may surprise us, let it be welcome if our battle cry has reached even one receptive ear and another hand reaches out to take up our arms.
    — Ernesto Che Guevara
    tags: death  battle 
     
    Remember that the revolution is what is important, and each one of us, alone, is worth nothing.
    — Ernesto Che Guevara
    tags: alone  revolution  worth 
     
    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.
    — Ernesto Che Guevara
    tags: betrayal 
     
    Passion is needed for any great work, and for the revolution, passion and audacity are required in big doses.
    — Ernesto Che Guevara
    tags: work  revolution  passion 
     
    The true revolutionary is guided by a great feeling of love. It is impossible to think of a genuine revolutionary lacking this quality.
    — Ernesto Che Guevara
    tags: true  impossible  quality 
     
    I had a project for my life which involved 10 years of wandering, then some years of medical studies and, if any time was left, the great adventure of physics.
    — Ernesto Che Guevara
    tags: time  adventure  physics  year 
     
    I have a wish. It as a fear as well- that in my end will be my beginning.
    — Ernesto Che Guevara
    tags: fear  wishes 
     
    The only passion that guides me is for the truth... I look at everything from this point of view.
    — Ernesto Che Guevara
    tags: truth  passion 
     
    Many will call me an adventurer- and that I am, only one of a different sort: one of those who risks his skin to prove his platitudes.
    — Ernesto Che Guevara
    tags: risk 
     
    Cruel leaders are replaced only to have new leaders turn cruel.
    — Ernesto Che Guevara
    tags: leader 
     
    Above all, always be capable of feeling deeply any injustice committed against anyone, anywhere in the world. This is the most beautiful quality in a revolutionary.
    — Ernesto Che Guevara
    tags: world  beautiful  quality 
     
    How easy it is to govern when one follows a system of consulting the will of the people and one holds as the only norm all the actions which contribute to the well being of the people.
    — Ernesto Che Guevara
    tags: people  action 
     
    I am one of those people who believes that the solution to the world's problems is to be found behind the Iron Curtain.
    — Ernesto Che Guevara
    tags: people  world  believe  problem 
     
    The revolution is not an apple that falls when it is ripe. You have to make it fall.
    — Ernesto Che Guevara
    tags: revolution 
     
    A new era will dawn in Africa, when the impoverished masses of a nation rise up to rescue their right to a decent life from the hands of the ruling oligarchies.
    — Ernesto Che Guevara
    tags: decent  right  africa 
     
    One must endure without losing tenderness.
    — Ernesto Che Guevara
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