Che Guevara Quotes & Wallpapers

Che Guevara
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Real revolutionaries adorn themselves on the inside, not on the surface. Che Guevara

The life of a single human being is worth a million times more than all the property of the richest man on earth. Che Guevara

The desire to sacrifice an entire lifetime to the noblest of ideals serves no purpose if one works alone. Che Guevara

I finally felt myself lifted definitively away on the winds of adventure toward worlds I envisaged would be stranger than they were, into situations I imagined would be much more normal than they turned out to be. Che Guevara

It is not necessary to wait until all conditions for making revolution exist; the insurrection can create them. Che Guevara

The state sometimes makes mistakes. When one of these mistakes occurs, a decline in collective enthusiasm is reflected by a resulting quantitative decrease of the contribution of each individual, each of the elements forming the whole of the masses. Work is so paralysed that insignificant quantities are produced. It is time to make a correction. Che Guevara

Every day People straighten up the hair, why not the heart? Che Guevara

Everyday you have to fight so that love for humanity can be transformed into concrete deeds, into acts that set an example, that mobilize. Che Guevara

Our universities produced lawyers and doctors for the old social system, but did not create enough agricultural extension teachers, agronomists, chemists, or physicists. In fact, we do not even have mathematicians. Che Guevara

The university, vanguard of our struggling people, cannot become a backward element, but it would become so if the university did not incorporate itself into the great plans of the Revolution. Che Guevara

The guerrilla is supported by the peasant and worker masses of the region and of the whole territory in which it acts. Without these prerequisites, guerrilla warfare is not possible. Che Guevara

We must agree that the socialist countries are, in a certain way, accomplices of imperialist exploitation... The socialist countries have the moral duty to put an end to their tacit complicity with the exploiting countries of the West. Che Guevara

If my final hour finds me under other skies, my last thought will be of this people and especially of you. Che Guevara

Each spilt drop of blood, in any country under whose flag one has not been born, is an experience passed on to those who survive, to be added later to the liberation struggle of his own country. And each nation liberated is a phase won in the battle for the liberation of one's own country. 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. Che Guevara

If you tremble with indignation at every injustice then you are a comrade of mine. Che Guevara

The word that most perfectly describes the city of Cuzco is evocative. Intangible dust of another era settles on its streets, rising like the disturbed sediment of a muddy lake when you touch its bottom. Che Guevara

A country that does not know how to read and write is easy to deceive. Che Guevara

...because it is the very nature of Imperialism to turn humans into beasts. Che Guevara

The inflow of capital from the developed countries is the prerequisite for the establishment of economic dependence. This inflow takes various forms: loans granted on onerous terms; investments that place a given country in the power of the investors; almost total technological subordination of the dependent country to the developed country; control of a country's foreign trade by the big international monopolies; and in extreme cases, the use of force as an economic weapon in support of the other forms of exploitation. Che Guevara

In a revolution, one triumphs or dies. Che Guevara

The victory of Socialism is well worth millions of atomic victims! Che Guevara

Democracy cannot consist solely of elections that are nearly always fictitious and managed by rich landowners and professional politicians. Che Guevara

A revolutionary must become a cold killing machine motivated by pure hate. We must create the pedagogy of the The Wall! Che Guevara

The university should color itself black and color itself mulatto-not just as regards students but also professors Today the people stand at the door of the university, and it is the university that must be flexible. It must color itself black, mulatto, worker, peasant, or else be left without doors. And then the people will tear it apart and paint it with the colors they see fit. Che Guevara

The first commandment for every good explorer is that an expedition has two points: the point of departure and the point of arrival. If your intention is to make the second theoretical point coincide with the actual point of arrival, don't think about the means - because the journey is a virtual space that finishes when it finishes, and there are as many means as there are different ways of 'finishing.' That is to say, the means are endless. Che Guevara

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. Che Guevara

Where a government has come into power through some form of popular vote, fraudulent or not, and maintains at least an appearance of constitutional legality, the guerrilla outbreak cannot be promoted, since the possibilities of peaceful struggle have not yet been exhausted. Che Guevara

I would rather die standing up to live life on my knees. Che Guevara

We must do away with all newspapers. A revolution cannot be accomplished with freedom of the press. Che Guevara

I have come to communism because of daddy Stalin and nobody must come and tell me that I must' read Stalin. I read him when it was very bad to read him. That was another time. And because I'm not very bright, and a hard-headed person, I keep on reading him. Especially in this new period, now that it is worse to read him. Then, as well as now, I still find a Seri of things that are very good. Che Guevara

How is it possible to feel nostalgia for a world I never knew? Che Guevara

I knew that the moment the great governing spirit strikes the blow to divide all humanity into just two opposing factions, I would be on the side of the common people. Che Guevara

The university cannot be an ivory tower, far away from the society, removed from the practical accomplishments of the Revolution. If such an attitude is maintained, the university will continue giving our society lawyers that we do not need. Che Guevara

The guerrilla fighter needs full help from the people of the area. This is an indispensable condition. Che Guevara

Violence is not the monopoly of the exploiters and as such the exploited can use it too and, moreover, ought to use it when the moment arrives. Che Guevara

Marxism was applied according to the concrete historical situation of Vietnam and because of the guiding role of the vanguard party, faithful to its people and consequently to its doctrine, a resounding victory was achieved over the (French) imperialists. Che Guevara

The only way to solve the problems now besetting mankind is to eliminate completely the exploitation of dependent countries by developed capitalist countries, with all the consequences that this implies. Che Guevara

The International Monetary Fund is the watchdog of the dollar in the capitalist camp. Che Guevara

The feeling of revolt will grow stronger every day among the peoples subjected to various degrees of exploitation, and they will take up arms to gain by force the rights which reason alone has not won them. Che Guevara

There are no other alternatives; either a socialist revolution or a make-believe revolution. Che Guevara

How close we could look into a bright future should two, three or many Vietnams flourish throughout the world. Che Guevara

Silence is argument carried out by other means. Che Guevara

I am not a liberator. Liberators do not exist. The people liberate themselves. Che Guevara

I knew that when the great guiding spirit cleaves humanity into two antagonistic halves, I would be with the people. I know this, I see it printed in the night sky that I, eclectic dissembler of doctrine and psychoanalyst of dogma, howling like one possessed, will assault the barricades or the trenches , will take my bloodstained weapon, and consumed with fury, slaughter any enemy who falls into my hands. Che Guevara

The world must not only be interpreted, it must be transformed. Man ceases to be the slave and tool of his environment and converts himself into the architect of his own destiny. Che Guevara

As long as imperialism exists it will, by definition, exert its domination over other countries. Today that domination is called neocolonialism. Che Guevara

The merit of Marx is that he suddenly produces a qualitative change in the history of social thought. He interprets history, understands its dynamic, predicts the future, but in addition to predicting it (which would satisfy his scientific obligation), he expresses a revolutionary concept: the world must not only be interpreted, it must be transformed. Man ceases to be the slave and tool of his environment and converts himself into the architect of his own destiny. Che Guevara

Man truly achieves his full human condition when he produces without being compelled by the physical necessity of selling himself as a commodity. Che Guevara

The blacks, those magnificent examples of the African race who have maintained their racial purity thanks to their lack of an affinity with bathing, have seen their territory invaded by a new kind of slave: the Portuguese. Che Guevara

In a revolution one wins or dies, if it is a real one Che Guevara

One must endure without losing tenderness. Che Guevara

Perhaps one day tired of circling the world I'll return to Argentina and settle in the Andean lakes if not indefinitely then at least for a pause while I shift from one understanding of the world to another. Che Guevara

The revolution is made through human beings, but individuals must forge their revolutionary spirit day by day Che Guevara

We cannot be sure of having something to live for unless we are willing to die for it. Che Guevara

We are overcome by anguish at this illogical moment of humanity. Che Guevara

Youth should learn to think and act as a mass. It is criminal to think as individuals! Che Guevara

While envisaging the destruction of imperialism, it is necessary to identify its head, which is no other than the United States of America. Che Guevara

Far more important than a good remuneration is the pride of serving one's neighbor. Che Guevara

How can it be mutually beneficial to sell at world market prices the raw materials that cost the underdeveloped countries immeasurable sweat and suffering, and to buy at world market prices the machinery produced in today's big automated factories? Che Guevara

A common argument from the mouths of capitalist spokespeople, in the ideological struggle against socialism, is that socialism, or the period of building socialism into which we have entered, is characterized by the abolition of the individual for the sake of the state. Che Guevara

In capitalist society individuals are controlled by a pitiless law usually beyond their comprehension. The alienated human specimen is tied to society as a whole by an invisible umbilical cord: the law of value. This law acts upon all aspects of one's life, shaping its course and destiny. Che Guevara

The fault of many of our artists and intellectuals lies in their original sin: they are not true revolutionaries. We can try to graft the elm tree so that it will bear pears, but at the same time we must plant pear trees. New generations will come that will be free of original sin. Che Guevara

In a revolution one wins or dies, if it is a real one. Che Guevara

Other nations of the world summon my modest efforts of assistance. Che Guevara

I will fight with all the weapons within my reach rather than let myself be nailed to a cross or whatever. Che Guevara

The best form of saying is being Che Guevara

The revolution is not an apple that falls when it is ripe. You have to make it fall. Che Guevara

This is the Cuzco asking you to pull on your armor and, mounted on the ample back of a powerful horse, cleave a path through the defenseless flesh of a naked Indian flock whose human wall collapses and disappears beneath the four hooves of the galloping beast. Che Guevara

The stars drew light across the night sky in that little mountain village, and the silence and the cold made the darkness vanish away. It was - I don't know how to explain it - as if everything solid melted away into the ether, eliminating all individualtiy and absorbing us, rigid, into the immense darkness. Not a single cloud to lend perspective to the space blocked any portion of the starry sky. Che Guevara

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