Hugo Chavez Quotes

Hugo Chavez Quotes.

Castro has been a teacher for me. A master. Not on ideology but on strategy.
Hugo Chavez
The ones who close the path for peacefull revolution, at the same time open the path for violent revolution.
Hugo Chavez
Let the dogs of the empire bark, that’s their job; ours is to battle to achieve the true liberation of our people.
Hugo Chavez
We must confront the privileged elite who have destroyed a large part of the world.
Hugo Chavez
I wish Obama would focus on governing the United States and would forget his country‘s imperialist pretensions.
Hugo Chavez
They do not walk in… the path of Christ.
Hugo Chavez
I don’t know anything about Osama Bin Laden that doesn’t come to me through the filter of the West and its propaganda.
Hugo Chavez
One of the greatest rebels, who I really admire: Christ. He was a rebel. He ended up being crucified. He was a great rebel. He rebelled against the established power that subjugated.
Hugo Chavez
I’ve been in revolt for years against ignominy, against injustice, against inequality, against immorality, against the exploitation of human beings.
Hugo Chavez
Simon Bolivar is the leader of the revolution of this land. He is the leader of the social revolution, the people’s revolution, the historical revolution.
Hugo Chavez
I painted. I wanted to be a painter. I sang.
Hugo Chavez
Dr. Insulza is quite an idiot, a true idiot. The insipid Dr. Insulza should resign from the secretariat of the OAS for daring to play that role.
Hugo Chavez
As Chomsky says here, clearly and in depth, the American empire is doing all it can to consolidate its system of domination. And we cannot allow them to do that. We cannot allow world dictatorship to be consolidated.
Hugo Chavez
I was a farm kid from the plains of South Venezuela, from a very poor family. I grew up in a palm tree house with an earthen floor.
Hugo Chavez
Don’t be shameless, Mr Blair. Don’t be immoral, Mr Blair. You are one of those who have no morals. You are not one who has the right to criticise anyone about the rules of the international community.
Hugo Chavez
Venezuela, with Brazil, Argentina, Paraguay, Uruguay, is a full member of Mercosur. And many other Latin American countries, CARICOM, Bolivia have expressed their support for Venezuela. The Arab League, the full Arab League has voiced its support.
Hugo Chavez
The grand destroyer of the world, and the greatest threat… is represented by U.S. imperialism.
Hugo Chavez
Noam Chomsky has a book, which I read for the first time when I was in Spain, called ‘Fear of Democracy’. There is your answer. Fear of democracy. In Honduras, they had a sham democracy. It was run by elites, what was called a liberal democracy, but in reality was a false democracy.
Hugo Chavez
Fascists are not human. A snake is more human.
Hugo Chavez
I’m a Christian. I want the world of justice and equality. This is the only way to achieve peace.
Hugo Chavez
Venezuela has the largest oil reserve, and Venezuela has to defend itself.
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Long live the Unity of Latin America.
Hugo Chavez
What hurts me most is poverty, and that’s what led me to become a rebel.
Hugo Chavez
The world needs a true leader, an Obama that promotes peace and understanding in the world.
Hugo Chavez
What is the U.S. government looking for? And the elite governing this country? They’re looking for oil.
Hugo Chavez
No part of the human community can live entirely on its own planet, with its own laws of motion and cut off from the rest of humanity.
Hugo Chavez
Fidel is a Marxist-Leninist. I am not. Fidel is an atheist. I am not. One day, we discussed God and Christ. I told Castro, I am a Christian. I believe in the Social Gospels of Christ. He doesn’t. Just doesn’t. More than once, Castro told me that Venezuela is not Cuba, and we are not in the 1960s.
Hugo Chavez
Hugo Chavez
The immoral veto of the United States allowed the Israelis, with impunity, to destroy Lebanon. Right in front of all of us as we stood there watching, a resolution in the council was prevented.
Hugo Chavez
I shook Obama’s hand and I said, ‘I want to be your friend.’ My hand is still outstretched. I am not Obama’s enemy, but it’s difficult not see imperialism in Washington. Those who don’t see it don’t want to see it, like the ostrich.
Hugo Chavez
The U.S. people have a major role to play to solve, to save this planet.
Hugo Chavez
Give me your crown, Jesus. Give me your cross, your thorns, so that I may bleed. But give me life, because I have more to do for this country and these people.
Hugo Chavez
Aristotle might not recognize it, or others who are at the root of democracy. What type of democracy do you impose with marines and bombs?
Hugo Chavez
Artists are never wrong when they paint revolution with the beautiful dress and with the sword. On the horse or by foot. Because revolution is a woman.
Hugo Chavez
Our policy is to deepen the relations with all the countries in the world – monarchies, kingdoms, large powers – we want to respect all differences and have our relationships based on mutual respect.
Hugo Chavez
My father and my mother were both teachers. They inculcated to us the importance of studies.
Hugo Chavez
The capitalist model, the developed model, the consumer model which comes from the North, which it has forced on the world, is falling apart on Earth, and there is no planet nearby that we can emigrate to.
Hugo Chavez
Raul Reyes was a good revolutionary. I knew him personally.
Hugo Chavez
It makes one sad to see the sell-out of President Fox; really, it makes one sad. How sad that the president of a people like the Mexicans lets himself become the puppy dog of the empire.
Hugo Chavez
I have to leave the government in the year 2012. I have to go.
Hugo Chavez
The United States should stop being the ’empire’ and be concerned about other countries. You’ve got to be more worried about your own people.
Hugo Chavez
When we were children, we were told that we have a motherland, and that motherland was Spain. However, we have discovered later, in our lives, that as a matter of fact, we have several motherlands. And one of the greatest motherlands of all is, no doubt, Africa.
Hugo Chavez
There is film of the Americans landing on the moon. Does that mean the moon shot really happened? In the film, the Yanqui flag is flying straight out. So, is there wind on the moon?
Hugo Chavez
Most governments in the United States in a hundred years have not respected the peoples of Latin America. They have sponsored coup d’etats, assassinations.
Hugo Chavez
If we reduced the military expenses in 10 percent of the world, we would have enough money to save millions of lives in this world.
Hugo Chavez
I was an altar boy. My mother wanted me to be a priest. I am very Christian and Catholic… I’m very faithful.
Hugo Chavez
We must reduce the emissions 100 percent. In Venezuela, the emissions are currently insignificant compared to the emissions of the developed countries.
Hugo Chavez
An infernal machine that produces every minute an impressive amount of poor, 26 million poor in 10 years are 2.6 million per year of new poor, this is the road, well, the road to hell.
Hugo Chavez
I’m going to show the world that I’m not a tyrant, much less a devil.
Hugo Chavez
This has been a great victory for the Venezuelan people.
Hugo Chavez
The imperialists see extremists everywhere. It’s not that we are extremists. It’s that the world is waking up. It’s waking up all over, and people are standing up.
Hugo Chavez
The only way to save the world is through socialism, but a socialism that exists within a democracy; there’s no dictatorship here.
Hugo Chavez
When imperialism feels weak, it resorts to brute force.
Hugo Chavez
I hereby accuse the North American empire of being the biggest menace to our planet.
Hugo Chavez
I will be very sad and worried if the imperialist government was calling me a great democratic man.
Hugo Chavez