Quotation by Fidel Castro

I feel my belief in sacrifice and struggle getting stronger. I despise the kind of existence that clings to the miserly trifles of comfort and self-interest. I think that a man should not live beyond the age when he begins to deteriorate, when the flame that lighted the brightest moment of his life has weakened.
Fidel Castro (b. 1926), Cuban revolutionary, premier. letter, Dec. 19, 1953. Carlos Franqui, Diary of the Cuban Revolution, p. 67 (1980).
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