Communism is not love. Communism is a hammer which we use to crush the enemy.
Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.
Once all struggle is grasped, miracles are possible.
Revolution is not a dinner party, not an essay, nor a painting, nor a piece of embroidery it cannot be advanced softly, gradually, carefully, considerately, respectfully, politely, plainly and modestly.
Every Communist must grasp the truth, 'Political power grows out of the barrel of a gun.' Our principle is that the Communist Party commands the gun and the gun will never be allowed to command the Party.
Swollen in head, weak in legs, sharp in tongue but empty in belly. (On intellectuals)
All reactionaries are paper tigers.
Passivity is fatal to us. Our goal is to make the enemy passive.
I voted for you during your last election. (To President Richard M Nixon)
Despise the enemy strategically, but take him seriously tactically.