Omar Torrijos Herrera Quotes

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Maximum Leader
Omar Torrijos
Maximum Leader of
the Panamanian Revolution
In office
1972 â€“ July 31, 1981
Preceded by Position established
Succeeded by Position abolished
Military Leader of Panama
In office
October 11, 1968 â€“ July 31, 1981
President José María Pinilla (1968–69)
Demetrio Lakas Bahas (1969–78)
Aristides Royo (1978–82)
Preceded by Arnulfo Arias (President)
Succeeded by Florencio Flores Aguilar
Personal details
Born Omar Efraín Torrijos Herrera
February 13, 1929
Santiago, Panama
Died July 31, 1981(1981-07-31) (aged 52)
near Penonomé, Panama
Political party Democratic Revolutionary Party (1979–1981)
Spouse(s) Raquel Pauzner de Torrijos
Occupation Military Officer
Religion Roman Catholicism

Regarding the Panama Canal Treaty negotiations, they will find us standing up or dead, but never on our knees; NEVER!
Omar Torrijos Herrera
I don't like Communism because it hands out wealth through rationing books.
Omar Torrijos Herrera
He who gives love, receives love.
If I fall, pick up the flag, kiss it, and keep on going.