Mao Zedong Quotes

One cannot advance without mistakes... It is necessary to make mistakes. The party cannot be educated without learning from mistakes. This has great significance.

 
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Two of the 20th centuries greatest political leaders were Mao Tse-Tung and Franklin Delano Roosevelt. In most respects, these two were polar opposites. However, they had one characteristic in common. They were both willing to try things they were not certain of. If they succeeded, make it a part of the national program. If it failed, try something else. See FDR 52,743.
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Mao Tse-Tung, 1893-1976, Chairman, Communist Party of China, Chinese Revolutionary Leader & Political Philosopher, Founder, The People’s Republic of China, Statement to Enver Hoxha, leader of Albania, on his visit to China in 1956, Quoted in Enver Hoxha, The Artful Albanian, 1986

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Mao Zedong
Mao Zedong
  • Born: December 26, 1893
  • Died: September 9, 1976
  • Nationality: Chinese
  • Profession: Revolutionary, Statesman

Mao Zedong, also known as Chairman Mao, was a Chinese communist revolutionary who became the founding father of the People's Republic of China, which he ruled as the Chairman of the Communist Party of China from its establishment in 1949 until his death in 1976. His theories, military strategies, and political policies are collectively known as Maoism.

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