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"Life is strange. One day you go to your job, you punch tickets, and the next day the tide of history has swept you out to sea and you have to sink or swim with the sharks" (Memories of the Revolution, pg. 11.)

"The name Cuba comes from the Indian word Cubanacan meaning "center place." Because we Cubans know we are the center of the universe" (Memories of the Revolution, pg. 13.)

"Machito Tropicana: bad poet, bad revolutionary. You look like your father Camacho, only more stupid" (Memories of the Revolution, pg. 23.)

"Oh, the revolution. Let it be your art. Your art is your weapon. To give dignity to Latin and Third World women: this is your struggle" (Memories of the Revolution, pg. 38.)

"No one is homeless in Cuba, although homes are falling apart. Everyone gets health care, but there is no medicine. There is only one newspaper, but everyone is...

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