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

Learn from the masses, and then teach them.

The differences between friends cannot but reinforce their friendship.

We shall heal our wounds, collect our dead and continue fighting.

In time of difficulties, we must not lose sight of our achievements.

Let one thousand flowers bloom.

Despise the enemy strategically, but take him seriously tactically.

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.

When the enemy advances, withdraw; when he stops, harass; when he tires, strike; when he retreats, pursue.

Political power grows out of the barrel of a gun.

In waking a tiger, use a long stick.

We shall support whatever the enemy opposes and oppose whatever the enemy supports.

Revolution is no dinner party, unless your dinner party is full of blood and iron.

The revolution is not a tea party.

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