On political theory: "Marxism will necessarily advance along with the development of the times, practice and science; it cannot remain unchanged."
On being flexible: "The shareholding system ... can be used both under capitalism and socialism."
On losing control of industry: "Even if the state-owned sector accounts for a smaller proportion of the economy, this will not affect the Socialist nature of our country."
To the West: "We do not impose our social system and ideology upon others, nor will we allow other countries to force theirs upon us."
On sleaze: "The fight against corruption is a grave political struggle vital to the very existence of the Communist Party and the state."
On the media: "We should tighten control over the press and publishing."
On Chinese culture: "We must resolutely resist the corrosion of decadent ideas and cultures."
On Taiwan: "We shall work for peaceful reunification, but we shall not undertake to renounce the use of force."
On foreign relations: "It is still serious that human rights and other issues are used to interfere in the internal affairs of other countries."
On the future: "By the middle of the next century ... China will have become a prosperous, strong, democratic and culturally advanced socialist country".Reuse content