Mao Zedong Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old Mao Zedong quotes, Mao Zedong sayings, and Mao Zedong proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

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
Once all struggle is grasped, miracles are possible. 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
Despise the enemy strategically, but take him seriously tactically. Mao Zedong
Politics is war without bloodshed while war is politics with bloodshed. Mao Zedong
An army without culture is a dull-witted army, and a dull-witted army cannot defeat the enemy Mao Zedong
Dont give a child a fish but show him how to fish. Mao Zedong
Morality begins at the point of a gun. Mao Zedong
Communism is not love. Communism is a hammer which we use to crush the enemy. Mao Zedong
Let a hundred flowers bloom, let a hundred schools of thought contend. Mao Zedong
Revolutionary war is an antitoxin which not only eliminates the enemy's poison but also purges us of our own filth. Mao Zedong
Complacency is the enemy of study. Mao Zedong
Imperialism is a paper tiger. 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
Disaster and chaos are always good. Mao Zedong
Ours is a people's democratic dictatorship, led by the working class and based on the worker-peasant alliance. Mao Zedong
We are indebted to Marx, Engels, Lenin and Stalin for giving us a weapon. The weapon is not a machine-gun, but Marxism-Leninism. Mao Zedong
There may be thousands of principles of Marxism, but in the final analysis they can be summed up in one sentence: Rebellion is justified. Mao Zedong
The spark from a tiny star can ignite the plains. Mao Zedong
It's always darkest before it becomes totally black. Mao Zedong
Swollen in head, weak in legs, sharp in tongue but empty in belly. Mao Zedong
In time of difficulties, we must not lose sight of our achievements. Mao Zedong
The revolutionary war is a war of the masses; it can be waged only by mobilizing the masses and relying on them. Mao Zedong
Revolutionary war is an antitoxin which not only eliminates the enemy's poison but also purges us of our own filth. Mao Zedong
Weapons are an important factor in war, but not the decisive one; it is man and not materials that count. 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 spark from a tiny star can ignite the plains. Mao Zedong
A revolution is not a dinner party, or writing an essay, or painting a picture, or doing embroidery. It cannot be so refined, so leisurely and gentle, so temperate, kind, courteous, restrained and magnanimous. A revolution is an insurrection, an act of violence by which one class overthrows another. Mao Zedong
In our international relations, we Chinese people should get rid of great-power chauvinism resolutely, thoroughly, wholly and completely. 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