Benito Mussolini Quotes (60 quotes)
“Democracy is beautiful in theory; in practice it is a fallacy. You in America will see that some day.”
to Edwin L James of the New York Times (1928)
Attributed in Duce (1922-42) in TIME magazine (2 August 1943)
As quoted in Duce (1922-42) in TIME magazine (2 August 1943)
Speech to Chamber of Deputies (9 December 1928), quoted in Propaganda and Dictatorship (2007) by Marx Fritz Morstein, p. 48
“War is to man what motherhood is to a woman. From a philosophical and doctrinal viewpoint, I do not believe in perpetual peace.”
Speech to the Chamber of Deputies (28 April 1939), quoted in The Military Quotation Book (2002) by James Charlton, p. 2
As quoted in Benito Mussolini : The Rise and Fall of Il Duce (1965) by Christopher Hibbert, p. 40
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Picture Source: WikipediaBenito Mussolini
Born: July 29, 1883
Died: April 28, 1945 (aged 61)
Bio: Benito Amilcare Andrea Mussolini was an Italian politician who led the National Fascist Party, ruling the country from 1922 to his ousting in 1943, and is credited with being one of the key figures in the creation of fascism.