We are close to God when we are close to people. If we think of God as something in favor of the betterment of human beings, and if we act in a way that brings about that betterment-if we do not cling to riches, selfishness, or greed-then I believe we are getting closer to God.— Daniel Ortega
The most delightful Daniel Ortega quotes that are proven to give you inner joy
One has to bear in mind that during my childhood and adolescence, I suffered the repression of the Somoza dictatorship in every way: economically, socially, as well as at the hands of the police -- because if we went out on the street to play baseball, for example, the police would come and beat us up and put us in prison.
Without the United States, there simply would not have been an armed uprising in our country.
Before consulting the hotheads who present various military options such as a military invasion: remember, President Reagan, Rambo only exists in the movies.
Conditions are ripe for triumph. We will win. And we will wield great power here.
The people of Nicaragua were suffering oppression.
This made us develop an awareness which eventually led us to commit ourselves to the struggle against the domination of the capitalists of our country in collusion with the U.S. government, i.e. imperialism.
If we do not cling to riches, selfishness or greed - then I believe we are getting closer to God.
Legalisation doesn't make sense.
Rambo only exists in the movies.
Of course, the kind of support that Cuba could give us was very limited when it came to building up our army, since they didn't manufacture armaments in the quantities that we required. So we turned to Algeria and the Soviet Union for support.
My idol was Sandino, and also Christ.
I was brought up a Christian, but I regarded Christ as a rebel, a revolutionary.