Cuba's Fidel Castro, who seized power in Cuba in a 1959 revolution and transformed the country into a communist state while ruling for five decades has died, Cuban television said on Saturday. He was 90.

Here are some of his more memorable quotes about himself and communism in Cuba:

Fidel Castro in 1959:

 

On July 21, 2006 while attending a summit of Latin American presidents in Argentina, Castro said:

 

Castro in December 1985 upon announcing he had stopped smoking cigars, said:

 

One of his famous lines, Castro on capitalism said: 

 

Castro in 1959: 

 

In 1989, he said: 

 

Castro's opening quote in "Looking for Fidel," Stone's second documentary on the Cuban leader from 2004: 

 

Castro in 1998:

 

Castro in 1953, when the young lawyer was defending himself at trial for his near-suicidal assault on the Moncada military barracks in Santiago de Cuba, said: 

 

Castro to director Oliver Stone in 2003 documentary "Comandante," said: