"Those who have always had faith in its final success can do no less than rejoice as if it was our own triumph after five years of daily struggle to impose Cuban music on the European continent."
"Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies."Alejo Carpentier on Mother Teresa
"Faith is taking the first step even when you don't see the whole staircase."Alejo Carpentier on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Take the first step in faith. You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step."Alejo Carpentier on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"All who call on God in true faith, earnestly from the heart, will certainly be heard, and will receive what they have asked and desired."Alejo Carpentier on Martin Luther
"Before the throne of the Almighty, man will be judged not by his acts but by his intentions. For God alone reads our hearts."Alejo Carpentier on Mahatma Gandhi