The most important thing in our war preparations is to teach all our people to hate U.S. imperialism. Otherwise, we will not be able to defeat the U.S. imperialists who boast of their technological superiority.
Nothing is impossible for a man with a strong will.
The possible is in store only for a man who loves the future. There is no word "impossible" in the Korean language.
My God is none other than the people.
Only the popular masses are omniscient and omnipotent and almighty on earth. Therefore my lifetime motto is: "The people are my God."
Overall relations between the North and the South have developed in favor of national reconciliation, unity and reunification.
To make revolution in Korea we must know Korean history and geography as well as the customs of the Korean people. Only then is it possible to educate our people in a way that suits them and to inspire in them an ardent love for their native place and their motherland.
One can live without candy, but one cannot live without bullets.
Peace secured by slavish submission is not peace.
In their day, Marx, Engels, Lenin, and Stalin represented the aspirations and demands of the exploited working masses, and the cause of socialism was inseparably linked with their names.
I am the object of criticism around the world.
But I think that since I am being discussed, then I am on the right track.
It is necessary to expose the false propaganda of the imperialists and thoroughly dispel the illusion that the imperialists will give up their positions in the colonies and dependent countries with good will.
We oppose the reactionary policies of the U.
S. government but we do not oppose the American people. We want to have many good friends in the United States.
We are opposed to the line of compromise with imperialism.
At the same time, we cannot tolerate the practice of only shouting against imperialism, but, in actual fact, being afraid to fight it.
While there are still imperialist aggressors, the state that has no defense power of its own to protect its sovereignty against the internal and external enemies is, in fact, not a fully independent and sovereign state.
A man who dreads trials and difficulties cannot become a revolutionary.
If he is to become a revolutionary with an indomitable fighting spirit, he must be tempered in the arduous struggle from his youth. As the saying goes, early training means more than late earning.
Imperialist aid is a noose of plunder and subjugation, aimed at robbing 10 and even 100 things for one thing that is given.
A film with an untidy plot cannot grip the audience and define their emotional response.
Karl Marx made a great contribution to the liberation cause of mankind, and because of his immortal exploits his name is still enshrined in the hearts of the working class and peoples of all countries.
It is wrong to try to avoid the struggle against imperialism under the pretext that independence and revolution are important, but that peace is still more precious.
The peoples of Asia, Africa, and Latin America have common interest and are in the position to support each other in their anti-imperialist and anti-U.S. struggle. As long as Africa and Latin America are not free.
The liquidation of colonialism is a trend of the times which no force can hold back.
South Koreans who have seen and praised the mass games should remember the hardship of tearful children. Teachers drive them hard with curses and orders to repeat and repeat. When the children return home in the evening, they can hardly walk.
National defense is the sacred duty of the young and all other people.
No faction is better or worse than any other.
All come from the same mould; they are all products of capitalist influence in the working class movement. And they are a poison that destroys our Party and the working class movement in Korea.
Great ideology creates great times.
The revolution is carried out by means of one's thought, not through one's family background.
The physical life of an individual person is limited, but the life of the masses united as an independent social-political organism is immortal. Only when an individual becomes a member of this community can he acquire the immortal social-political life.
It is my greatest wish to enable our people to live with nothing to envy at the earliest possible date, and it is my greatest pleasure to work energetically, sharing my joys and sorrows with our people, on the road of translating my wish into reality.
The oppressed peoples can liberate themselves only through struggle.
This is a simple and clear truth confirmed by history.
The cinema occupies an important place in the overall development of art and literature.
No production of high ideological and artistic value can evolve out of a creative group whose members are not united ideologically and in which discipline and order have not been established.
Everything is decided bya person's thoughts and if he is ideologically motivated, there is nothing he cannot do.
In a nutshell, the idea of Juche means that the masters of the revolution and the work of construction are the masses of the people and that they are also the motive force of the revolution and the work of construction. In other words, one is responsible for one's own destiny and one has also the capacity for hewing out one's own destiny.
The people are the masters of the revolution in each country.
It is like putting a cart before the horse that foreigners carry out the revolution for them. The revolution can neither be exported nor imported.
The basis of the Juche Idea is that man is the master of all things and the decisive factor in everything.
The core in the Juche outlook on the revolution is loyalty to the party and the leader. The cause of socialism and communism is started by the leader and is carried out under the guidance of the party and the leader.
Glory to the heroic soldiers of the Korean People's Army!
Our Party's Songun-based revolutionary leadership, Songun-based politics, is a revolutionary mode of leadership and socialist mode of politics that gives top priority to military affairs, and defends the country, the revolution and socialism and dynamically pushes ahead with overall socialist construction by dint of the revolutionary mettle and combat capabilities of the People's Army.
I'm an Internet expert too. It's all right to wire the industrial zone only, but there are many problems if other regions of the North are wired.
Although the Great Leader told us that we have to let the people eat rice with meat soup, wear silk clothes and live in a tiled roof house, we have not accomplished his will. We have already reached the status of a strong country in the military field, let alone politics and ideology, but there are still quite a number of things lacking in people's lives. I am trying to implement his will by solving these problems.