Quotes by Mao Zedong

Women hold up half the sky.

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

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

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

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

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

Political power grows out of the barrel of a gun.

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.

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

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.