Top 39 Mao Zedong Quotes

Last Updated on

“Communism is not love. Communism is a hammer which we use to crush the enemy.”

― Mao Zedong

“Politics is war without bloodshed while war is politics with bloodshed.”

― Mao Zedong

“Once all struggle is grasped, miracles are possible.”

― Mao Zedong

“If you want to know the taste of a pear, you must change the pear by eating it yourself. If you want to know the theory and methods of revolution, you must take part in revolution. All genuine knowledge originates in direct experience.”

― Mao Zedong

“Passivity is fatal to us. Our goal is to make the enemy passive.”

― Mao Zedong

“Genuine equality between the sexes can only be realized in the process of the socialist transformation of society as a whole.”

― Mao Zedong

“We think too small, like the frog at the bottom of the well. He thinks the sky is only as big as the top of the well. If he surfaced, he would have an entirely different view.”

― Mao Zedong

“Women hold up half the sky.”

― Mao Zedong

“War can only be abolished through war, and in order to get rid of the gun it is necessary to take up the gun.”

― Mao Zedong

“Weapons are an important factor in war, but not the decisive one; it is man and not materials that counts.”

― Mao Zedong

“Classes struggle, some classes triumph, others are eliminated. Such is history; such is the history of civilization for thousands of years.”

― Mao Zedong

“The cardinal responsibility of leadership is to identify the dominant contradiction at each point of the historical process and to work out a central line to resolve it.”

― Mao Zedong

“The people, and the people alone, are the motive force in the making of world history.”

― Mao Zedong

“In waking a tiger, use a long stick.”

― Mao Zedong

“We shall heal our wounds, collect our dead and continue fighting.”

― Mao Zedong

“Let a hundred flowers bloom, let a hundred schools of thought contend.”

― Mao Zedong

“A revolution is not a dinner party, or writing an essay, or painting a picture, or doing embroidery.”

― Mao Zedong

“All reactionaries are paper tigers.”

― Mao Zedong

“Political power grows out of the barrel of a gun.”

― Mao Zedong

“Investigation may be likened to the long months of pregnancy, and solving a problem to the day of birth. To investigate a problem is, indeed, to solve it.”

― Mao Zedong

“In general, any form of exercise, if pursued continuously, will help train us in perseverance. Long-distance running is particularly good training in perseverance.”

― Mao Zedong

“Despise the enemy strategically, but take him seriously tactically.”

― Mao Zedong

“Swollen in head, weak in legs, sharp in tongue but empty in belly.”

― Mao Zedong

“I voted for you during your last election.”

― Mao Zedong

“The differences between friends cannot but reinforce their friendship.”

― Mao Zedong

“People like me sound like a lot of big cannons.”

― Mao Zedong

“There is in fact no such thing as art for art’s sake, art that stands above classes, art that is detached from or independent of politics. Proletarian literature and art are part of the whole proletarian revolutionary cause.”

― Mao Zedong

“Letting a hundred flowers blossom and a hundred schools of thought contend is the policy for promoting the progress of the arts and the sciences and a flourishing culture in our land.”

― Mao Zedong

“In time of difficulties, we must not lose sight of our achievements.”

― Mao Zedong

“There is a serious tendency toward capitalism among the well-to-do peasants.”

― Mao Zedong

“Enable every woman who can work to take her place on the labour front, under the principle of equal pay for equal work.”

― Mao Zedong

“An army without culture is a dull-witted army, and a dull-witted army cannot defeat the enemy.”

― Mao Zedong

“To read too many books is harmful.”

― Mao Zedong

“The guerrilla must move amongst the people as a fish swims in the sea.”

― Mao Zedong

“Learn from the masses, and then teach them.”

― Mao Zedong

“I have witnessed the tremendous energy of the masses. On this foundation it is possible to accomplish any task whatsoever.”

― Mao Zedong

“Political work is the life-blood of all economic work.”

― Mao Zedong

“Let a hundred flowers bloom.”

― Mao Zedong

“The atom bomb is a paper tiger which the United States reactionaries use to scare people. It looks terrible, but in fact it isn’t.”

― Mao Zedong
Quotes You Will Also Love:  Top 5 Coleman Hawkins Quotes

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Scroll to Top
0 Shares
Share via
Copy link
Powered by Social Snap