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Ernesto “Che” Guevara (14 June 1928 – 9 October 1967), commonly known as Che Guevara, El Che, or simply Che, was an Argentine Marxist revolutionary, politician, author, physician, military theorist, and guerrilla leader during the Cuban revolution. Following his execution in Bolivia, he became both a stylized countercultural icon and symbol of rebellion for leftist movements worldwide.

Che Guevara has inspired many generations to post his time with inspiring thoughts, freedom loving quotes, and unabashed revelations. Till day, he is a rebel icon for many youngsters who find themselves following Che Guevara in many ways.

  • A country that does not know how to read and write is easy to deceive.
  • A smoke in times of rest is a great companion to the solitary soldier.
  • 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.
  • Be realistic, demand the impossible!
  • Chess is an effective means to educate and train the human intellect.
  • Cruel Leaders are replaced only to have new leaders turn cruel.
  • Democracy is not compatible with financial oligarchy.
  • Don’t be afraid, commander, I’ll die by your side!’ The trouble was, I didn’t want to die at all, I’d rather send him to the devil instead. I think that’s what I did in fact.
  • Every day People straighten up the hair, why not the heart?
  • Everyday you have to fight so that love for humanity can be transformed into concrete deeds, into acts that set an example, that mobilize.
  • I am not a liberator. Liberators do not exist. The people liberate themselves.
  • I don’t care if I fall as long as someone else picks up my gun and keeps on shooting.
  • I know you are here to kill me. Shoot, coward, you are only going to kill a man.
  • I will fight with all the weapons within my reach rather than let myself be nailed to a cross or whatever.

  • If you have the capacity to tremble with indignation every time that an injustice is committed in the world, then we are comrades.
  • If you tremble indignation at every injustice then you are a comrade of mine.
  • If you tremble with indignation at every injustice then you are a comrade of mine.
  • In a revolution, one triumph or dies (if it is a true revolution).
  • It’s a sad thing not to have friends, but it is even sadder not to have enemies.
  • It’s not my fault if reality is Marxist.
  • Knowledge makes us accountable.
  • Let the world change you and you can change the world.
  • Live your life not celebrating victories, but overcoming defeats.
  • Man truly achieves his full human condition when he produces without being compelled by the physical necessity of selling himself as a commodity.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • One has to grow hard but without ever losing tenderness.
  • One must endure without losing tenderness.
  • Our every action is a battle cry against imperialism, and a battle hymn for the people’s unity against the great enemy of mankind.
  • Silence is argument carried out by other means.
  • The guerrilla fighter needs full help from the people of the area. This is an indispensable condition.
  • The guerrilla fighter needs full help from the people of the area. This is an indispensable condition.
  • The revolution is made by human beings, but individuals must forge their revolutionary spirit day by day
  • The revolution is not an apple that falls when it is ripe. You have to make it fall.
  • The true revolutionary is guided by great feelings of love.
  • The ultimate and most important revolutionary aspiration: to see human beings liberated from their alienation.
  • 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.

  • There are no frontiers in this struggle to the death. A victory for any member against imperialism is our victory, just as any country’s defeat is a defeat for all.
  • There is no other definition of socialism valid for us than that of the abolition of the exploitation of man by man.
  • To accomplish much you must first lose everything.
  • We cannot be sure of having something to live for unless we are willing to die for it.
  • We have no right to believe that freedom can be won without a struggle.
  • We must carry the war into every corner the enemy happens to carry it: to his home, to his centers of entertainment; a total war. It is necessary to prevent him from having a moment of peace, a quiet moment outside his barracks or even inside; we must attack him wherever he may be, make him feel like a cornered beast wherever he may move.
  • We travel just to travel.
  • Wealth is far from being within the reach of the masses simply through the process of appropriation.
  • 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.
  • Why does the guerrilla fighter fight? We must come to the inevitable conclusion that the guerrilla fighter is a social reformer, that he takes up arms responding to the angry protest of the people against their oppressors, and that he fights in order to change the social system that keeps all his unarmed brothers in ignominy and misery.
  • Words that do not match deeds are not important.
  • Words without deeds are worthless.
  • Youth should learn to think and act as a mass. It is criminal to think as individuals!

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