Kim Jong-Il quotes

Born
16 February 1942 Baekdu Mountain, Japanese Korea.

Died
17 December 2011.

Occupation
Supreme Leader of North Korea.

Kim Jong-Il was the second Supreme Leader of North Korea, from the death of his father Kim Il-sung, the first Supreme Leader of North Korea, in 1994 until his own death in 2011. He has been considered a dictatorial ruler, and was often accused of human rights violations.

The liquidation of colonialism is a trend of the times which no force can hold back.
– Kim Jong-Il
Imperialist aid is a noose of plunder and subjugation, aimed at robbing 10 and even 100 things for one thing that is given.
– Kim Jong-Il
Overall relations between the North and the South have developed in favor of national reconciliation, unity and reunification.
– Kim Jong-Il
A film with an untidy plot cannot grip the audience and define their emotional response.
– Kim Jong-Il
Great ideology creates great times.
– Kim Jong-Il
The revolution is carried out by means of one’s thought, not through one’s family background.
– Kim Jong-Il
No production of high ideological and artistic value can evolve out of a creative group whose members are not united ideologically and in which discipline and order have not been established.
– Kim Jong-Il
The cinema occupies an important place in the overall development of art and literature.
– Kim Jong-Il
National defense is the sacred duty of the young and all other people.
– Kim Jong-Il
We oppose the reactionary policies of the U.S. government but we do not oppose the American people. We want to have many good friends in the United States.
– Kim Jong-Il
No faction is better or worse than any other. All come from the same mould; they are all products of capitalist influence in the working class movement. And they are a poison that destroys our Party and the working class movement in Korea.
– Kim Jong-Il