Mao Zedong was a distinguished Chinese political theorist, revolutionary, communist, and poet. He was the founder of the ‘People’s Republic of China’ and ruled as the Chairman of the Communist Party of China from 1949 until he breathed his last in 1976. His theories, thoughts, political policies and military strategies are collectively known as Maoism. He is often considered to be one of the most controversial figures of China who gained recognition both for right and wrong reasons. He is accredited for knocking imperialism out of the country. Following is a corpus of notable, thought-provoking, and interesting quotes and sayings by Mao Zedong. Read through the collection of popular and meaningful quotes and thoughts by Mao Zedong on women, enemy, communism, struggle, miracles, change, knowledge, society, transformation, goal, enemy etc.
If you want to know the taste of a pear, you must change the pear by eating it yourself. If you want to know the theory and methods of revolution, you must take part in revolution. All genuine knowledge originates in direct experience.
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.