Dolores Ibarruri — Spanish Politician born on November 12, 1895, died on December 09, 1989

Isidora Dolores Ibárruri Gómez – known as "La Pasionaria" – was a Republican heroine of the Spanish Civil War and communist politician of Basque origin. She is perhaps best known for her defense of the Second Spanish Republic and the famous slogan ¡No Pasarán! during the Battle for Madrid in November 1936... (wikipedia)

Better to die on one's feet than to live on one's knees.
It is better to die on your feet than to live on your knees.
It is better to be the widow of a hero than the wife of a coward.
It is better to kill one hundred innocents than to let one guilty person go.