To reap a return in ten years, plant trees. To reap a return in 100, cultivate the people.

— Ho Chi Minh

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Nothing is more precious than Independence and Liberty.


We have a secret is called Nationalism


The Vietnamese people deeply love independence, freedom and peace.

But in the face of United States aggression they have risen up, united as one man.


You will kill ten of us, we will kill one of you, but in the end, you will tire of it first.


Military action without politics is like a tree without a root.


Colonial atrocities have prepared the soil; it is for socialists to sow the seeds of revolution.


If you do not condemn colonialism, if you do not side with the colonial people, what kind of revolution are you waging?


The rice grain suffers under the blow of the pestle.

But admire its whiteness once the order is over. So it is with men and the world we live in. To be a man one must suffer the blows of misfortune.


The object of my relationship with Vietnam has been to heal the wounds that exist, particularly among our veterans, and to move forward with a positive relationship,... Apparently some in the Vietnamese government don't want to do that and that's their decision.


But by reading them again and again finally I was able to grasp the essential part. What emotion, enthusiasm, enlightenment and confidence they communicated to me! I wept for joy.


I only follow one party: the Vietnamese Party.


I'm very moved to be here today, ... Our lives are now much better, but Vietnam remains a very poor country. We need to work much harder.


About Ho Chi Minh

Quotes 24 sayings
Nationality Vietnamese
Profession Revolutionary
Birthday May 19, 1890

You will kill 10 of our men, and we will kill 1 of yours, and in the end it will be you who tire of it.


Although our fight will be long and hard, our people are resolved to fight till final victory.


Every house was festooned with flowers and with lanterns.

On the national day, the whole country went wild with joy, But on that very day, I was placed in chains and transferred: The wind remains contrary to the flight of the eagle.


A poet must learn to wage war.


Our mountains will always be, our rivers will always be, our people will always be, The American invaders defeated, we will rebuild our land ten times more beautiful.


Today we should make poems including iron and steel And the poet should know how to lead an attack.


I and others may be revolutionaries but we are disciples of Mahatma Gandhi, directly or indirectly, nothing more nothing less.


Everything depends on the Americans. If they want to make war for 20 years then we shall make war for 20 years. If they want to make peace, we shall make peace and invite them to tea afterwards.


It is better to sacrifice everything than to live in slavery!


Love other human beings as you would love yourself.


Our resistance will be long and painful, but whatever the sacrifices, however long the struggle, we shall fight to the end, until Vietnam is fully independent and reunified.