Quotations from Chairman Mao Tse-tung

Quotations from Chairman Mao Tse-tung (simplified Chinese: 毛主席语录; traditional Chinese: 毛主席語錄; pinyin: Máo Zhǔxí Yǔlù) is a book of statements from speeches and writings by Mao Zedong (formerly romanized as Mao Tse-tung), the former Chairman of the Chinese Communist Party, published from 1964 to about 1976 and widely distributed during the Cultural Revolution.

Quotations from
Chairman Mao Tse-tung
"Little Red Book"
1993 centenary reprint of the 1966 bilingual edition, published by the People's Republic of China Printing Office
EditorPeople's Liberation Army Daily
AuthorMao Zedong (Mao Tse-tung)
Hou Bo (photographer)
Original title毛主席语录
Máo Zhǔxí Yǔlù
TranslatorCentral Compilation and Translation Bureau
CountryPeople's Republic of China
PublisherPeople's Liberation Army General Political Department (initial releases)
People's Press (officially and massively since 1965)
Publication date
January 1964
Media typePrint (Hardback & Paperback)
Quotations from Chairman Mao Tse-tung
Simplified Chinese毛主席语录
Traditional Chinese毛主席語錄
Literal meaning"Chairman Mao Quotes"

The most popular versions were printed in small sizes that could be easily carried and were bound in bright red covers, thus commonly becoming known internationally as the Little Red Book.