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Mao Zedong – 15 Quotes

 

15 Quotes by Mao Zedong

 

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

– 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


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

– Mao Zedong


The differences between friends cannot but reinforce their friendship.

– 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


Despise the enemy strategically, but take him seriously tactically.

– 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


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

– Mao Zedong


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

– Mao Zedong


Politics is war without bloodshed, while war is politics with bloodshed.

– 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


Political power grows out of the barrel of a gun.

– 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


Women hold up half the sky.

– Mao Zedong


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