110+ Benito Mussolini Quotes On Fascism, Democracy And Fascist

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  1. If I advance; follow me. If I retreat; kill me. If I die; avenge me! It is better to live one day as a lion than one-hundred years as a sheep!
  2. The press of Italy is free, freer than the press of any other country, so long as it supports the regime.
  3. Italian journalism is free because it serves one cause and one purpose... mine!
  4. Democracy is beautiful in theory; in practice it is a fallacy.
  5. Yes, a dictator can be loved. Provided that the masses fear him at the same time. The crowd love strong men. The crowd is like a woman.
  6. Religion is man-made to assist in controlling the weak minded individuals because during times of atrocity and despair they feel strength in numbers.
  7. Let us have a dagger between our teeth, a bomb in our hands, and an infinite scorn in our hearts.
  8. War is to man what maternity is to a woman
  9. Better to live a day as a lion than 100 years as a sheep
  10. We deny your internationalism, because it is a luxury which only the upper classes can afford.

Benito Mussolini Image Quotes

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Democracy is beautiful in theory; in practice it is a fallacy. — Benito Mussolini

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Better to live a day as a lion than 100 years as a sheep — Benito Mussolini

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There is no revolution that can change the nature of man — Benito Mussolini

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It's good to trust others but, not to do so is much better. — Benito Mussolini

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Fascism is a religious concept. — Benito Mussolini

Benito Mussolini Short Quotes

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  • There is no revolution that can change the nature of man
  • It's good to trust others but, not to do so is much better.
  • Socialism is a fraud, a comedy, a phantom, a blackmail.
  • We have buried the putrid corpse of liberty...
  • Every anarchist is a baffled dictator.
  • The League is very well when sparrows shout, but no good at all when eagles fall out.
  • What is freedom? There is no such thing as absolute freedom!
  • Youth is a malady of which one becomes cured a little every day.
  • The function of a citizen and a soldier are inseparable.
  • Blood alone moves the wheels of history.
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Benito Mussolini Quotes On Fascism

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Fascism is definitely and absolutely opposed to the doctrines of liberalism, both in the political and economic sphere. — Benito Mussolini

State intervention in economic production arises only when private initiative is lacking or insufficient, or when the political interests of the State are involved. This intervention may take the form of control, assistance or direct management. — Benito Mussolini

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Fascism is a religious concept. — Benito Mussolini

The struggle between the two worlds [Fascism and Democracy] can permit no compromises. It's either Us or Them! — Benito Mussolini

Fascism, the more it considers and observes the future and the development of humanity, quite apart from political considerations of the moment, believes neither in the possibility nor the utility of perpetual peace. — Benito Mussolini

Peace is absurd: Fascism does not believe in it. — Benito Mussolini

Fascism is a religion. The twentieth century will be known in history as the century of Fascism. — Benito Mussolini

Fascism accepts the individual only insofar as his interests coincide with the state's. — Benito Mussolini

At every hour of every day, I can tell you on which page of which book each school child in Italy is studying. — Benito Mussolini

Fascism recognises the real needs which gave rise to socialism and trade-unionism, giving them due weight in the guild or corporative system in which diverent interests are coordinated and harmonised in the unity of the State. — Benito Mussolini

Benito Mussolini Quotes On Fascist

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The keystone of the Fascist doctrine is its conception of the State, of its essence, its functions, and its aims. For Fascism the State is absolute, individuals and groups relative. — Benito Mussolini

Against individualism, the Fascist conception is for the State... Liberalism denied the State in the interests of the particular individual; Fascism reaffirms the State as the true reality of the individual. — Benito Mussolini

The struggle between the two worlds [Fascism and Democracy] can permit no compromises. The new cycle which begins with the ninth year of the Fascist regime places the alternative in even greater relief either we or they, either their ideas or ours, either our State or theirs! — Benito Mussolini

Family - see Fascist State. — Benito Mussolini

For the Fascist, everything is the State, and nothing human or spiritual exists, much less has value, outside the State. In this sense Fascism is totalitarian. — Benito Mussolini

I owe most to Georges Sorel. This master of syndicalism by his rough theories of revolutionary tactics has contributed most to form the discipline, energy and power of the fascist cohorts. — Benito Mussolini

Fascist education is moral, physical, social, and military: it aims to create a complete and harmoniously developed human, a fascist one according to our views. — Benito Mussolini

The fascist state is the corporate state. — Benito Mussolini

Benito Mussolini Quotes On State

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The state reserves the right to be the sole interpreter of the needs of society. — Benito Mussolini

State ownership! It leads only to absurd and monstrous conclusions; state ownership means state monopoly, concentrated in the hands of one party and its adherents, and that state brings only ruin and bankruptcy to all. — Benito Mussolini

It is the State which educates its citizens in civic virtue, gives them a consciousness of their mission and welds them into unity. — Benito Mussolini

Fascism conceives of the State as an absolute, in comparison with which all individuals or groups are relative, only to be conceived in their relation to the State. — Benito Mussolini

If the 19th [century] was the century of the individual (liberalism means individualism), you may consider that this is the "collective" century, and therefore the century of the state. — Benito Mussolini

War is the normal state of the people. — Benito Mussolini

In Fascism the State is not a night-watchman, only occupied with the personal safety of the citizens. — Benito Mussolini

All within the state, nothing outside the state, nothing against the state. — Benito Mussolini

The State, in fact, as the universal ethical will, is the creator of right. — Benito Mussolini

The Liberal State is a mask behind which there is no face; it is a scaffolding behind which there is no building. — Benito Mussolini

Benito Mussolini Quotes On People

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People are tired of liberty. They have had a surfeit of it. Liberty is no longer a chaste and austere virgin.... Today's youth are moved by other slogans...Order, Hierarchy, Discipline. — Benito Mussolini

I've had my fill of Hitler. These conferences called by the ringing of a bell are not to my liking. The bell is rung when people call their servants. And besides, what kind of conferences are these? For five hours I am forced to listen to a monologue which is quite fruitless and boring — Benito Mussolini

It is humiliating to remain with our hands folded while others write history. It matters little who wins. To make a people great it is necessary to send them to battle even if you have to kick them in the pants. That is what I shall do. — Benito Mussolini

War alone brings up to their highest tension all human energies and imposes the stamp of nobility upon the peoples who have the courage to make it. — Benito Mussolini

Liberty is no longer the virgin, chaste and severe, to be fought for ... we have buried the putrid corpse of liberty ... the Italian people are a race of sheep. — Benito Mussolini

Tomorrow, the Tripartite Pact will become an instrument of just peace between the peoples. Italians! Once more arise and be worthy of this historical hour! We shall win. — Benito Mussolini

Fortunately the Italian people has not yet accustomed itself to eat many times a day, and possessing a modest level of living, it feels deficiency and suffering less. — Benito Mussolini

The history of saints is mainly the history of insane people. — Benito Mussolini

Speeches made to the people are essential to the arousing of enthusiasm for a war. — Benito Mussolini

The working people are bound to their native shores. — Benito Mussolini

Benito Mussolini Quotes On Peace

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War is to man what maternity is to a woman. From a philosophical and doctrinal viewpoint, I do not believe in perpetual peace. — Benito Mussolini

Italy, wants peace and quiet, work and calm. I will give these things with love if possible and with force if necessary. — Benito Mussolini

Three cheers for the war. Three cheers for Italy's war and three cheers for war in general. Peace is hence absurd or rather a pause in war. — Benito Mussolini

One moment on the battlefield is worth a thousand years of peace. — Benito Mussolini

Benito Mussolini Famous Quotes And Sayings

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Race? It is a feeling, not a reality. Ninety-five per cent, at least. Nothing will ever make me believe that biologically pure races can be shown to exist today.... National pride has no need of the delirium of race. — Benito Mussolini

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Democracy is beautiful in theory; in practice it is a fallacy. — Benito Mussolini

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Better to live a day as a lion than 100 years as a sheep — Benito Mussolini

There is a violence that liberates, and a violence that enslaves; there is a violence that is moral and a violence that is immoral. — Benito Mussolini

Fascism entirely agrees with Mr. Maynard Keynes, despite the latter's prominent position as a Liberal. In fact, Mr. Keynes' excellent little book, The End of Laissez-Faire (1926) might, so far as it goes, serve as a useful introduction to fascist economics. There is scarcely anything to object to in it and there is much to applaud. — Benito Mussolini

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It's good to trust others but, not to do so is much better. — Benito Mussolini

This is the epitaph I want on my tomb: Here lies one of the most intelligent animals who ever appeared on the face of the earth. — Benito Mussolini

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Fascism is a religious concept. — Benito Mussolini

The Fascist accepts life and loves it, knowing nothing of and despising suicide; he rather conceives of life as duty and struggle and conquest, life which should be high and full, lived for oneself, but not above all for others those who are at hand and those who are far distant, contemporaries, and those who will come after. — Benito Mussolini

The fate of nations is intimately bound up with their powers of reproduction. All nations and all empires first felt decadence gnawing at them when their birth rate fell off. — Benito Mussolini

It is humiliating to remain with our hands folded while others write history. It matters little who wins. — Benito Mussolini

[The Fuhrer] is one of those lonely men of the ages on whom history is not tested, but who themselves are the makers of history. — Benito Mussolini

The Fascist conception of the State is all-embracing; outside of it no human or spiritual values can exist, much less have value. Thus understood, Fascism is totalitarian, and the Fascist State -- a synthesis and a unit inclusive of all values -- interprets, develops, and potentiates the whole life of a people. — Benito Mussolini

Our program is simple: we wish to govern Italy. They ask us for programs but there are already too many. It is not programs that are wanting for the salvation of Italy but men and will power. — Benito Mussolini

We affirm that the true story of capitalism is now beginning, because capitalism is not a system of oppression only, but is also a selection of values, a coordination of hierarchies, a more amply developed sense of individual responsibility. — Benito Mussolini

The best blood will at some time get into a fool or a mosquito. — Benito Mussolini

Statesman only talk of fate when they have blundered — Benito Mussolini

We become strong, I feel, when we have no friends upon whom to lean, or to look to for moral guidance. — Benito Mussolini

The Mediterranean will be turned into an Italian lake. — Benito Mussolini

Fascism is not an article for export. — Benito Mussolini

The God of the theologians is the creation of their empty heads. — Benito Mussolini

Fascism is a religious conception in which man is seen in his immanent relationship with a superior law and with an objective Will that transcends the particular individual. — Benito Mussolini

It is my conviction that in time of war, when the cannon speaks with its powerful voice, the less we speak the better. — Benito Mussolini

Fuehrer, we are on the march! Victorious Italian troops crossed the Greco-Albanian frontier at dawn today! — Benito Mussolini

Thirty centuries of history allow us to look with supreme pity on certain doctrines which are preached beyond the Alps by the descendants of those who were illiterate when Rome had Caesar, Virgil, and Augustus. — Benito Mussolini

The Italian proletariat needs a blood bath for it force to be renewed. — Benito Mussolini

For us the national flag is a rag to be planted on a dunghill. There are only two fatherlands in the world: that of the exploited and that of the exploiters. — Benito Mussolini

On the morrow of each conflict I gave the categorical order to confiscate the largest possible number of weapons of every sort and kind. — Benito Mussolini

The truth is that men are tired of liberty. — Benito Mussolini

Democracy is talking itself to death. The people do not know what they want; they do not know what is the best for them. There is too much foolishness, too much lost motion. I have stopped the talk and the nonsense. I am a man of action. Democracy is beautiful in theory; in practice it is a fallacy. You in America will see that some day. — Benito Mussolini

Three cheers for war, noble and beautiful above all. — Benito Mussolini

Journalism is not a profession, but a mission. — Benito Mussolini

I have been a racist since 1921. I don't know how they can think I'm imitating Hitler. — Benito Mussolini

What the proletariat needs is a bath of blood. — Benito Mussolini

We must give Italians a sense of race. — Benito Mussolini

Our future lies to the east and south, in Asia and Africa. — Benito Mussolini

As regards the Liberal doctrines, the attitude of Fascism is one of absolute opposition both in the political and in the economical field. — Benito Mussolini

If two irreconcilable elements are struggling with each other, the solution lies in force. There has never been any other solution in history, and there never will be. — Benito Mussolini

If you acquit me, you will give me great pleasure. If you condemn me you will do me honour! — Benito Mussolini

Inactivity is death. — Benito Mussolini

The measures adopted to restore public order are: First of all, the elimination of the so-called subversive elements. ... They were elements of disorder and subversion. On the morrow of each conflict I gave the categorical order to confiscate the largest possible number of weapons of every sort and kind. This confiscation, which continues with the utmost energy, has given satisfactory results. — Benito Mussolini

Believe, obey, fight. — Benito Mussolini

Democratic regimes may be defined as those in which, every now and then, the people are given the illusion of being sovereign, while the true sovereignty in actual fact resides in other forces which are sometimes irresponsible and secret. — Benito Mussolini

What is liberty? There is no such thing as absolute liberty! — Benito Mussolini

The Fascist State lays claim to rule in the economic field no less than in others; it makes its action felt throughout the length and breadth of the country by means of its corporate, social, and educational institutions, and all the political, economic, and spiritual forces of the nation, organised in their respective associations, circulate within the State. — Benito Mussolini

I should be pleased, I suppose, that Hitler has carried out a revolution on our lines. But they are Germans. So they will end by ruining our idea. — Benito Mussolini

I want to make my own life a masterpiece. — Benito Mussolini

Fortunately the Italian people is not habituated to eating several times a day. — Benito Mussolini

If only we can give them faith that mountains can be moved, they will accept the illusion that mountains are moveable, and thus an illusion may become reality. — Benito Mussolini

Democracy is a kingless regime infested by many kings who are sometimes more exclusive, tyrannical and destructive than one, even if he be a tyrant. — Benito Mussolini

The mass, whether it be a crowd or an army, is vile. — Benito Mussolini

Yet if anyone cares to read over the now crumbling minutes giving an account of the meetings at which the Italian Fasci di Combattimento were founded, he will find not a doctrine but a series of pointers... It may be objected that this program implies a return to the guilds (corporazioni). No matter!... I therefore hope this assembly will accept the economic claims advanced by national syndicalism. — Benito Mussolini

The Socialists ask what is our program? Our program is to smash the heads of the Socialists. — Benito Mussolini

Liberty is a duty, not a right. — Benito Mussolini

There is the great, silent, continuous struggle: the struggle between the State and the Individual; between the State which demands and the individual who attempts to evade such demands. Because the individual, left to himself, unless he be a saint or hero, always refuses to pay taxes, obey laws, or go to war. — Benito Mussolini

Life Lessons by Benito Mussolini

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  1. Benito Mussolini taught the importance of discipline and hard work, believing that success could only be achieved through dedication and effort.
  2. He also emphasized the importance of loyalty and commitment to one's beliefs and ideals, even in the face of adversity.
  3. Finally, Mussolini believed in the power of unity, encouraging Italians to work together to achieve a common goal.

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