Jose Marti
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Born: January 28, 1853

Died: May 19, 1895 (aged 42)

Nationality: Cuban

Occupation: Activist, poet, writer

Bio: José Julián Martí Pérez was a Cuban national hero and an important figure in Latin American literature. In his short life he was a poet, an essayist, a journalist, a revolutionary philosopher, a translator, a professor, a publisher, and a political theorist. He was also a part of the Cuban Freemasons.

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You will never succeed while smarting under the drudgery of your occupation, if you are constantly haunted with the idea that you could succeed better in something else.

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