„I leave a people who received me as a son. That wounds a part of my spirit. I carry to new battlefronts the faith that you taught me, the revolutionary spirit of my people, the feeling of fulfilling the most sacred of duties: to fight against imperialism wherever it may be.“

Farewell letter to Fidel Castro (1965)

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—  John Steinbeck American writer 1902 - 1968

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