37 Greatest Benito Mussolini Quotes

37 Greatest Benito Mussolini Quotes

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Benito Mussolini was a politician and journalist from Italy. He is most known for leading the National Fascist Party and later ruling over Italy as their Prime Minister. He is known for his brutal treatment of his own people. He died on April 28, 1945 at the age of 61.

“Believe, obey, fight.”

“Better to live a day as a lion than 100 years as a sheep.”

“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.”

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

“Every anarchist is a baffled dictator.”

“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.”

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

“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.”

“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.”

“I am making superhuman efforts to educate this people. When they have learnt to obey, they will believe what I tell them.”

“I don’t like the look of him.”

“I should prefer an army of stags led by a lion, to an army of lions led by a stag.”

“Inactivity is death.”

“It’s good to trust others but, not to do so is much better.”

“Lenin is an artist who has worked men, as other artists have worked marble or metals. But men are harder than stone and less malleable than iron. There is no masterpiece. The artist has
failed. The task was superior to his capacities.”

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

“Liberty is a duty, not a right.”

“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

“Shoot me in the chest.”

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

“Speeches made to the people are essential to the arousing of enthusiasm for a war.”

“The definition of fascism is The marriage of corporation and state .”

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

“The Socialists ask what is our program? Our program is to smash the heads of the Socialists.”

“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.”

“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.”

“War is the normal state of the people.”

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

“We deny your internationalism, because it is a luxury which only the upper classes can afford. ”

“The working people are bound to their native shoes.”

“Fascism is a religious concept.”

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

“All within state, nothing outside the state, nothing against the state. ”

“It is the state which educates it’s citizens in civic virtue, gives them a consciousness of their mission and welds them into unity.”

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

“Fascism is not an article for export.”

“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”