Benito Mussolini Quotes

Benito Mussolini Quotes :

“It is better to live one day as a lion than 100 years as a sheep.”

“Fascism is not a subject for debate, but an action.”

“Socialism is a fraud, a comedy, a phantom, a blackmail.”

“The history of saints is mainly the history of insane people.”

“Inactivity is death.”

“War is to man what maternity is to a woman.”

“The truth is that men are tired of liberty.”

“The function of a citizen and a soldier are inseparable.”

“Fascism is a religion. The twentieth century will be known in history as the century of Fascism.”

“I have been a racist since 1921.”

“It is humiliating to remain with our hands folded while others write history. It matters little who wins.”

“Better to break your back than to break your soul.”

“Democracy is beautiful in theory; in practice, it is a fallacy.”

“We do not argue with those who disagree with us, we destroy them.”

“Blood alone moves the wheels of history.”

“The press of Italy is free, freer than the press of any other country, so long as it supports the regime.”

“The struggle between the two worlds [Fascism and Democracy] can permit no compromises. It’s either us or them!”

“Every anarchist is a baffled dictator.”

“Liberty is a duty, not a right.”

“War alone brings up to their highest tension all human energies.”

“To make a people great it is necessary to send them to battle even if you have to kick them in the pants.”

“Our program is simple: we wish to govern Italy.”

“The state reserves the right to be the sole interpreter of the needs of society.”

“It is not impossible to govern Italians, but it is useless.”

“For my part, I prefer fifty thousand rifles to fifty thousand votes.”

“The nation is not an ideal thing but a concrete entity.”

“Socialism is a fraud.”

“The League of Nations is very much like a chain that ties down the strongest and loosens the weakest.”

“You cannot acquire experience by making experiments. You cannot create experience. You must undergo it.”

“The crowd doesn’t have to know, only to believe.”

“Let us have a dagger between our teeth, a bomb in our hand, and an infinite scorn in our hearts.”

“We are not politicians. We are revolutionaries.”

“The state must declare the child to be the most precious treasure of the people.”

“A nation of spaghetti eaters cannot restore Roman civilization!”

“Fascism should more appropriately be called Corporatism because it is a merger of state and corporate power.”

“There is no revolution that doesn’t burn to avenge a fallen comrade.”

“The Fascist conception of life stresses the importance of the State and accepts the individual only in so far as his interests coincide with those of the State.”

“The man who thinks with his head is a man to be feared; the man who thinks with his heart is a man to be loved.”

“The best blood will sometimes get into a fool or a mosquito.”

“I am not a dictator. I have only simplified democracy.”

“The struggle between the two worlds [Fascism and Democracy] can permit no compromises.”

“Fascism recognizes the real needs which gave rise to socialism.”

“Democracy is talking itself to death. The people do not know what they want.”

“The Fascist accepts life and loves it, knowing nothing comes without a struggle.”

“We affirm that the name Italy must be our first word in political and social life.”

“The growth of the state is not only a necessity but a benefit.”

“Every anarchist is a baffled dictator.”

“Religion is man-made to assist in controlling the weak-minded individuals because during times of atrocity and despair they feel strength in numbers.”

“The Italian people are tired of elections and prefer bread, work, and discipline.”

“The truth is that men are tired of liberty.”

“We don’t believe in the dogma of the autonomy of art. We don’t believe in the autonomy of art.”

“We have buried the putrid corpse of liberty.”

“I only trust my fists.”

“The state is absolute, individuals and groups relative.”

“To young people, I say: “Believe, fight, and create!”

“Our minds are like parachutes: they only function when open.”

“The twentieth century will be known in history as the century of Fascism.”

“The masses should not have any decision-making power.”

“We affirm that the Italian name must be our first word in political and social life.”

“Laws and institutions must go hand in hand with the progress of the human mind.”

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