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Deng Xiaoping Quotes


A Chinese politician, statesman, theorist, and diplomat.
(1904 - 1997)

It doesn't matter if a cat is black or white, so long as it catches mice.
 

Keep a cool head and maintain a low profile. Never take the lead - but aim to do something big.
 

Let some people get rich first.
 

Poverty is not socialism. To be rich is glorious.
 

Reform is China's second revolution.
 

Seek truth from facts.
 

The minority yields to the majority!
 

The United States brags about its political system, but the President says one thing during the election, something else when he takes office, something else at midterm and something else when he leaves.
[Politics]
 

To get rich is glorious.
 

When our thousands of Chinese students abroad return home, you will see how China will transform itself.
 

Young leading cadres have risen up by helicopter. They should really rise step by step.