06/03/2013 04:03 GMT | Updated 05/05/2013 06:12 BST

Hugo Chavez Dead: Former Venezuelan President On Breast Implants, The Falkland Islands & How George W Bush 'Smells Of Sulphur'

Breast implants, the Falkland Islands and how capitalism may have ended life on Mars. The late Hugo Chavez had an opinion on it all.

From describing then-President George W Bush as a "sulphur-smelling devil" to branding former British PM Tony Blair an "imperialist pawn", Venezuela's stridently outspoken president was famous for shooting from the hip.

Scroll down for a gallery of some of his most colourful quotes.

Hugo Chavez: 1954 - 2013

Photo gallery Chavez's colourful quotes See Gallery