24 Nicolae Ceausescu quotes everyone should know

Here are 25 Nicolae Ceausescu quotes about communism, Romania, politics, and more…which most probably are not very well known.

Nicolae Ceaușescu (b. January 23, 1918, Scornicești – d. December 25, 1989, Târgoviște) was a Romanian communist politician, secretary-general of the Romanian Communist Party, head of state of the Socialist Republic of Romania from 1967 until the fall of the communist regime on December 22, 1989. Following the victory of the Romanian revolution of 1989, Ceausescu and his wife were executed, marking a brutal end of the communist regime in Romania. Today, Nicolae Ceausescu still remains a controversial figure.

25 Nicolae Ceausescu quotes everyone should know

1. “Let’s fight for Romania’s integrity and independence!” – Nicolae Ceausescu
"Let's fight for Romania's integrity and independence!" - Nicolae Ceausescu

2. “There can be no justification to admit, in any way, the use of armed forces to intervene in the internal affairs of a WTO [Warsaw Treaty Organization] member country. The solving of domestic problems belongs exclusively to the Party and people of each country and any kind of interference can only do harm to the cause of socialism, friendship and collaboration among the socialist countries.” – Nicolae Ceausescu
Nicolae Ceausescu great quote

3. “It’s expensive to keep communism alive today. I’ve already got a huge foreign debt staring me in the face, and I can’t reduce it by exporting tomatoes or toilet paper. We should be making dollars any way we can. And we should be exporting arms any way and every way, openly and secretly, legally or by smuggling, I don’t care how.” – Nicolae Ceausescu

4. “Without a solid industry, there is no progress; without a successful industry, there is no economic independence.” – Nicolae Ceausescu
Nicolae Ceausescu about industry

5. “We do not understand democracy in its bourgeois meaning–of babbling, lack of discipline, anarchy. We understand democracy as the active participation of the citizens in formulating and implementing the Party’s policy.” – Nicolae Ceausescu
"We do not understand democracy in its bourgeois meaning--of babbling, lack of discipline, anarchy. We understand democracy as the active participation of the citizens in formulating and implementing the Party's policy." - Nicolae Ceausescu

6. “Dialectical materialism works like cocaine, let’s say. If you sniff it once or twice, it may not change your life. If you use it day after day, though, it will make you into an addict, a different man.” – Nicolae Ceausescu
 "Dialectical materialism works like cocaine, let's say. If you sniff it once or twice, it may not change your life. If you use it day after day, though, it will make you into an addict, a different man." - Nicolae Ceausescu

7. “Stealing from capitalism is not like stealing out of our own pockets. Marx and Lenin have taught us that anything is ethical, so long as it is in the interest of the proletarian class and its world revolution.” – Nicolae Ceausescu
"Stealing from capitalism is not like stealing out of our own pockets. Marx and Lenin have taught us that anything is ethical, so long as it is in the interest of the proletarian class and its world revolution." - Nicolae Ceausescu

8. “It is clear that this campaign against Romania is part of a more general plan against the independence and sovereignty of the peoples – of those peoples who do not want foreign domination and are ready to defend themselves at all costs, including with arms in hand, independence, the right to a free life.” – Nicolae Ceausescu
Nicolae Ceausescu important quote

9. “Only by liquidating the external debt, we ensure the full economic and political independence of Romania …” – Nicolae Ceausescu
"Only by liquidating the external debt, we ensure the full economic and political independence of Romania ..." - Nicolae Ceausescu

10. “There is, indeed, democracy and democracies … But how can we talk about equality, freedom and democracy between rich countries and countries that do not have even $ 100 per capita? Achieving equality also means achieving the material conditions necessary for development.” – Nicolae Ceausescu
Nicolae Ceausescu about democracy

11. “More than 4 billion people live in poverty, and in this decade their situation has continued to worsen, while rich countries, and of these, of course, a small group of the rich, have accumulated tens of tens of billions of dollars annually. from developing countries. It is a situation that cannot continue! This is the world that some gentlemen urge us to return to! Injustice, robbery, oppression!” – Nicolae Ceausescu
Nicolae Ceausescu great quotes

12. “I am for a united Europe, based on independent nations, regardless of the political regime …” – Nicolae Ceausescu

13. “The people are the true masters and will remain forever masters of their destinies, of the country’s riches!” – Nicolae Ceausescu
quotes by Nicolae Ceausescu

14. “After answering these questions, I began to realize that it is easier to sit and ask questions than to be in the press than to be President!” – Nicolae Ceausescu

15. “The army has fully fulfilled its duty to the Fatherland, to the people and to the conquests of socialism!” – Nicolae Ceausescu

16. “The foetus is the property of the entire society.Anyone having children is a deserter who abandons the laws of national continuity.” – Nicolae Ceausescu
Nicolae Ceausescu quote

17. “Socialism cannot be built with the cross!” – Nicolae Ceausescu

18. “It is inconceivable in today’s world, when the peoples are fighting to defend their national independence, for equal rights, as a socialist state, as socialist states to violate the freedom and independence of another state.” – Nicolae Ceausescu

19. “After the Liberation, the Communist Party was meant to put the Romanian people to work; This is how today’s Romania, which you know, was made, dear young people.” – Nicolae Ceausescu

20. “We must create a solid and lasting independence because our homeland is ancient, we must impose ourselves in the world because our people and youth are hardworking and creative.” – Nicolae Ceausescu

21. “I’m not afraid of bad books, I’m afraid of good books …” – Nicolae Ceausescu

22. “The purpose of an educator is to teach the child what existence means and to strengthen his personality, rather than to repress his instincts and inclinations.” – Nicolae Ceausescu

23. “There can be no equality where there is oppression, where there is economic backwardness.” – Nicolae Ceausescu
Nicolae Ceausescu quote 2

24. “We want to ensure a multilateral development of society, the thriving of all sides of social life, economy, science and culture, the improvement of management, the moulding of the new man and the promotion of socialist ethics and equity.” – Nicolae Ceausescu
"We want to ensure a multilateral development of society, the thriving of all sides of social life, economy, science and culture, the improvement of management, the moulding of the new man and the promotion of socialist ethics and equity." - Nicolae Ceausescu

We hope that you have found these 24 quotes from Nicolae Ceausescu interesting and informative.

Leave a Comment