"...We are Bulgarians and we always work and will work for the unification of the Bulgariandom."
"We considered creating an organization that would follow the model of the revolutionary organization in Bulgaria before the Liberation, we considered following the example of Botev,Levsky, Benkovsky etc."(1905)
Dame Gruev - The Founder of IMRO
"It is much better, indeed, for the Bulgarians of Macedonia to live free and make progress in an idependent Macedonia, than for Bulgaria to continue wasting her forces in attempts for all-Bulgarian unity, so disagreeable to others, while the Macedonian Bulgarians themselves still remain in bondage."
"The Bulgarian population in Macedonia through its participation in IMRO has proved that it accepts wholeheartedly the idea of an independent Macedonia."(1950)
Ivan (Vancho) Mihailov
The Last Leader of IMRO
Boris Sarafov - The Legendary Voivoda
"We must struggle for the autonomy of Macedonia and the district of Adrianople in order to preserve them in their integrity which is a stage to their future incorporation to the common Bulgarian fatherland." (1901)
The Greatest Leader of IMRO
"I am an instrument of the idea for the liberation of Macedonia and the unification of the Bulgarian nation. I have proven this by my whole life until now ...By now, I have received but one moral satisfaction, namely that idea's being almost realized." (1917)
The Last King of the Mountains
"For the IMRO, Struggling Equals Living"
Christo Matov- Intellectual and Revolutionary