Fidel Alejandro Castro Ruz was a Cuban revolutionary and politician who governed the Republic of Cuba as Prime Minister from 1959 to 1976 and then as President from 1976 to 2008.
Quotes by Fidel Castro
Every country must be absolutely free to adopt the type of economic, political and social system that it considers convenient. The revolution is a dictatorship of the exploited against the exploiters. There is nothing that compares to the Holocaust. Someday, the capitalist system will disappear in the United States, because no social class system has been eternal. One day, class societies will disappear. I would not vote for the mayor. It's not just because he didn't invite me to dinner, but because on my way into town from the airport there were such enormous potholes. I became a Communist by studying capitalist political economy, and when I had some understanding of that problem, it actually seemed to me so absurd, so irrational, so inhuman, that I simply began to elaborate on my own formulas for production and distribution. I am Fidel Castro and we have come to liberate Cuba. I can assure you that my first and foremost interest is my country. I don't think anyone has been slandered more than the Jews. Capitalism is using its money; we socialists throw it away.