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Quotes by Mao Zedong

Mao Zedong

Mao Zedong was the leader of the Chinese Revolution and the founding father of the People's Republic of China. He is best known for his creation of the Great Leap Forward. Although it helped China immensely economically, it was also caused the death of millions and millions of Chinese. Nonetheless, he is often thought of as a great thinker with many quotations and thoughts. Read some of Mao Zedong's greatest quotes below.


An army without culture is a dull-witted army, and a dull-witted army cannot defeat the enemy.
Classes struggle, some classes triumph, others are eliminated. Such is history; such is the history of civilization for thousands of years.
Let a hundred flowers bloom.
Our attitude towards ourselves should be to be satiable in learning and towards others to be tireless in teaching.
To read too many books is harmful.
War can only be abolished through war, and in order to get rid of the gun it is necessary to take up the gun.