Some Quotes from Mao's Little Red Book
Chapter 32 --- Culture and Art
In the world today all culture, all literature and art belong to definite classes and are geared to definite political lines. There is, in fact, no such thing as art for art's sake, art that stands above all classes, art that is detached from or independent of politics. Proletarian literature and art are part of the whole proletarian revolutionary cause; they are, as Lenin said, cogs and wheels in the whole revolutionary machine.On to Chapter 33 Back to Chapter 31
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|Mao Zedong with Soldiers|
All our literature and art are for the masses of the people, and in the first
place for the workers, peasants and soldiers; they are created for the workers,
peasants, and soldiers and for their use.