International solidarity is not an act of charity: It is an act of unity between allies fighting on different terrains toward the same objective. The foremost of these objectives is to aid the development of humanity to the highest level possible.

— Samora Machel

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Solidarity is not an act of charity, but mutual aid between forces fighting for the same objective.


Idleness leads to relaxation, sooner or later bringing about ideological and material corruption, accompanied by lack of discipline, anarchy chaos and defeat.


Salaries and wages must reflect the reality of the enterprise's economic performance; deviations from the planned performance should be reflected in pay.


Unity and victory are synonymous.


It is essential to link enterprises on the basis of objective laws of a socialist economy and legal system.


Personalities and fame pass; the revolution must remain.


There are more than 200,000 people in Maputo who are nothing more than parasites.


The state, the state apparatus, is not an abstraction.