Jose Marti Quotes

- Notable Jose Marti Quotes Index -

Born: January 28, 1853, Havana, Cuba
Birth Country: Cuba
Died: Dos Rios, Cuba, May 19, 1895
Occupation: Author

A child, from the time he can think, should think about all he sees, should suffer for all who cannot live with honesty, should work so that all men can be honest, and should be honest himself.
- Jose Marti

A grain of poetry suffices to season a century.
- Jose Marti

An insatiable appetite for glory leads to sacrifice and death, but innate instinct leads to self-preservation and life.
- Jose Marti

But when women are moved and lend help, when women, who are by nature calm and controlled, give encouragement and applause, when virtuous and knowledgeable women grace the endeavor with their sweet love, then it is invincible.
- Jose Marti

Happiness exists on earth, and it is won through prudent exercise of reason, knowledge of the harmony of the universe, and constant practice of generosity.
- Jose Marti

He who receives money in trust to administer for the benefit of its owner, and uses it either for his own interest or against the wishes of its rightful owner, is a thief.
- Jose Marti

Men are like the stars some generate their own light while others reflect the brilliance they receive.
- Jose Marti

Only those who spread treachery, fire, and death out of hatred for the prosperity of others are undeserving of pity.
- Jose Marti

Other famous men, those of much talk and few deeds, soon evaporate. Action is the dignity of greatness.
- Jose Marti

The struggles waged by nations are weak only when they lack support in the hearts of their women.
- Jose Marti

The vote is a trust more delicate than any other, for it involves not just the interests of the voter, but his life, honor and future as well.
- Jose Marti

The wretch who lives without freedom feels like dressing in the mud from the streets Those who have you, o Liberty, do not know. you. Those who do not have you should not speak of you, but win you.
- Jose Marti

There is happiness in duty, although it may not seem so.
- Jose Marti

We are free, but not to be evil, not to be indifferent to human suffering, not to profit from the people, from the work created and sustained through their spirit of political association, while refusing to contribute to the political state that we profit from.
- Jose Marti

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