Volume III
(1982-1992)

OPENING SPEECH AT THE TWELFTH NATIONAL CONGRESS OF THE COMMUNIST PARTY OF CHINA
September 1, 1982
SPEECH AT THE FIRST PLENARY SESSION OF THE CENTRAL ADVISORY COMMISSION OF THE COMMUNIST PARTY OF CHINA
September 13, 1982
WE SHALL CONCENTRATE ON ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
September 18, 1982
OUR BASIC POSITION ON THE QUESTION OF HONG KONG
September 24, 1982
IN THE FIRST DECADE, PREPARE FOR THE SECOND
October 14, 1982
PROMOTE THE FRIENDSHIP BETWEEN CHINA AND INDIA AND INCREASE SOUTH-SOUTH COOPERATION
October 22, 1982
PLANT TREES EVERYWHERE
November and December 1982
OUR WORK IN ALL FIELDS SHOULD CONTRIBUTE TO THE BUILDING OF SOCIALISM WITH CHINESE CHARACTERISTICS
January 12, 1983
REMARKS AFTER AN INSPECTION TOUR OF JIANGSU PROVINCE AND OTHER PLACES
March 2, 1983
WE ARE BUILDING A SOCIALIST SOCIETY WITH BOTH HIGH MATERIAL STANDARDS AND HIGH CULTURAL AND ETHICAL STANDARDS
April 29, 1983
WE ARE ON THE RIGHT TRACK AND OUR POLICIES WILL NOT CHANGE
June 18, 1983
AN IDEA FOR THE PEACEFUL REUNIFICATION OF THE CHINESE MAINLAND AND TAIWAN
June 26, 1983
USE THE INTELLECTUAL RESOURCES OF OTHER COUNTRIES AND OPEN WIDER TO THE OUTSIDE WORLD
July 8, 1983
CRACK DOWN ON CRIME
July 19, 1983
MESSAGE WRITTEN FOR JINGSHAN SCHOOL
October 1, 1983
THE PARTY'S URGENT TASKS ON THE ORGANIZATIONAL AND IDEOLOGICAL FRONTS
October 12, 1983
A NEW APPROACH TO STABILIZING THE WORLD SITUATION
February 22, 1984
MAKE A SUCCESS OF SPECIAL ECONOMIC ZONES AND OPEN MORE CITIES TO THE OUTSIDE WORLD
February 24, 1984
WE SHOULD TAKE A LONGER-RANGE VIEW IN DEVELOPING SINO-JAPANESE RELATIONS
March 25, 1984
WE MUST SAFEGUARD WORLD PEACE AND ENSURE DOMESTIC DEVELOPMENT
May 29, 1984
ONE COUNTRY, TWO SYSTEMS
June 22-23, 1984
BUILDING A SOCIALISM WITH A SPECIFICALLY CHINESE CHARACTER
June 30, 1984
WE SHALL BE PAYING CLOSE ATTENTION TO DEVELOPMENTS IN HONG KONG DURING THE TRANSITION PERIOD
July 31, 1984
SPEECH AT THE CEREMONY CELEBRATING THE 35TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE FOUNDING OF THE PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA
October 1, 1984
MAINTAIN PROSPERITY AND STABILITY IN HONG KONG
October 3, 1984
OUR MAGNIFICENT GOAL AND BASIC POLICIES
October 6, 1984
WE REGARD REFORM AS A REVOLUTION
October 10, 1984
SPEECH AT THE THIRD PLENARY SESSION OF THE CENTRAL ADVISORY COMMISSION OF THE COMMUNIST PARTY OF CHINA
October 22, 1984
WE MUST FOLLOW OUR OWN ROAD IN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AS WE DID IN REVOLUTION
October 26, 1984
THE PRINCIPLES OF PEACEFUL COEXISTENCE HAVE A POTENTIALLY WIDE APPLICATION
October 31, 1984
THE ARMY SHOULD SUBORDINATE ITSELF TO THE GENERAL INTEREST, WHICH IS TO DEVELOP THE COUNTRY
November 1, 1984
CHINA WILL ALWAYS KEEP ITS PROMISES
December 19, 1984
PEACE AND DEVELOPMENT ARE THE TWO OUTSTANDING ISSUES IN THE WORLD TODAY
March 4, 1985
THE REFORM OF THE SYSTEM FOR MANAGING SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY IS DESIGNED TO LIBERATE THE PRODUCTIVE FORCES
March 7, 1985
UNITY DEPENDS ON IDEALS AND DISCIPLINE
March 7, 1985
REFORM IS CHINA'S SECOND REVOLUTION
March 28, 1985
WE SHALL EXPAND POLITICAL DEMOCRACY AND CARRY OUT ECONOMIC REFORM
April 15, 1985
DEVOTE SPECIAL EFFORT TO EDUCATION
May 19, 1985
DEVOTE SPECIAL EFFORT TO EDUCATION
May 19, 1985
BOURGEOIS LIBERALIZATION MEANS TAKING THE CAPITALIST ROAD
May and June 1985
SPEECH AT AN ENLARGED MEETING OF THE MILITARY COMMISSION OF THE CENTRAL COMMITTEE OF THE COMMUNIST PARTY OF CHINA
June 4, 1985
REFORM AND OPENING TO THE OUTSIDE WORLD ARE A GREAT EXPERIMENT
June 29, 1985
SEIZE THE OPPORTUNE MOMENT TO ADVANCE THE REFORM
July 11, 1985
SPECIAL ECONOMIC ZONES SHOULD SHIFT THEIR ECONOMY FROM A DOMESTIC ORIENTATION TO AN EXTERNAL ORIENTATION
August 1, 1985
TWO KINDS OF COMMENTS ABOUT CHINA'S REFORM
August 21, 1985
REFORM IS THE ONLY WAY FOR CHINA TO DEVELOP ITS PRODUCTIVE FORCES
August 28, 1985
SPEECH AT THE NATIONAL CONFERENCE OF THE COMMUNIST PARTY OF CHINA
September 23, 1985
THERE IS NO FUNDAMENTAL CONTRADICTION BETWEEN SOCIALISM AND A MARKET ECONOMY
October 23, 1985
TALK AT A MEETING OF THE STANDING COMMITTEE OF THE POLITICAL BUREAU OF THE CENTRAL COMMITTEE
January 17, 1986
LET THE FACTS SPEAK FOR THEMSELVES
March 28, 1986
KEEPING TO SOCIALISM AND THE POLICY OF PEACE
April 4, 1986
REMARKS ON THE DOMESTIC ECONOMIC SITUATION
June 10, 1986
FOR THE GREAT UNITY OF THE ENTIRE CHINESE NATION
June 18, 1986
HELP THE PEOPLE UNDERSTAND THE IMPORTANCE OF THE RULE OF LAW
June 28, 1986
REMARKS DURING AN INSPECTION TOUR OF TIANJIN
August 19-21, 1986
REPLIES TO THE AMERICAN TV CORRESPONDENT MIKE WALLACE
September 2, 1986
ON REFORM OF THE POLITICAL STRUCTURE
September - November 1986
REMARKS AT THE SIXTH PLENARY SESSION OF THE PARTY'S TWELFTH CENTRAL COMMITTEE
September 28, 1986
CHINA CANNOT ADVANCE WITHOUT SCIENCE
October 18, 1986
IN MEMORY OF LIU BOCHENG
October 21, 1986
WE MUST UNITE THE PEOPLE ON THE BASIS OF FIRM CONVICTIONS
November 9, 1986
ON THE REFORM OF ENTERPRISES AND OF THE BANKING SYSTEM
December 19, 1986
TAKE A CLEAR-CUT STAND AGAINST BOURGEOIS LIBERALIZATION
December 30, 1986
WE HAVE TO CLEAR AWAY OBSTACLES AND CONTINUE TO ADVANCE
January 13, 1987
WE MUST PROMOTE EDUCATION IN THE FOUR CARDINAL PRINCIPLES AND ADHERE TO THE POLICIES OF REFORM AND OPENING TO THE OUTSIDE WORLD
January 20, 1987
PLANNING AND THE MARKET ARE BOTH MEANS OF DEVELOPING THE PRODUCTIVE FORCES
February 6, 1987
WE MUST TELL OUR YOUNG PEOPLE ABOUT CHINA'S HISTORY
February 18, 1987
CHINA CAN ONLY TAKE THE SOCIALIST ROAD
March 3, 1987
WE MUST CARRY OUT SOCIALIST CONSTRUCTION IN AN ORDERLY WAY UNDER THE LEADERSHIP OF THE PARTY
March 8, 1987
HOW TO JUDGE THE SOUNDNESS OF A COUNTRY'S POLITICAL SYSTEM
March 27, 1987
SPEECH AT A MEETING WITH THE MEMBERS OF THE COMMITTEE FOR DRAFTING THE BASIC LAW OF THE HONG KONG SPECIAL ADMINISTRATIVE REGION
April 16, 1987
TO UPHOLD SOCIALISM WE MUST ELIMINATE POVERTY
April 26, 1987
WE SHALL DRAW ON HISTORICAL EXPERIENCE AND GUARD AGAINST WRONG TENDENCIES
April 30, 1987
BE ON GUARD AGAINST ATTEMPTS TO REVIVE MILITARISM IN JAPAN
May 5, 1987
REFORM AND OPENING TO THE OUTSIDE WORLD CAN TRULY INVIGORATE CHINA
May 12, 1987
WE SHALL SPEED UP REFORM
June 12, 1987
NOTHING CAN BE ACCOMPLISHED WITHOUT A STABLE POLITICAL ENVIRONMENT
June 29, 1987
CHINA'S POLICY, BASED ON THE EQUALITY OF NATIONALITIES, IS TO ACCELERATE DEVELOPMENT IN TIBET
June 29, 1987
THE TWO BASIC ELEMENTS IN CHINA'S POLICIES
July 4, 1987
IN EVERYTHING WE DO WE MUST PROCEED FROM THE REALITIES OF THE PRIMARY STAGE OF SOCIALISM
August 29, 1987
WE ARE UNDERTAKING AN ENTIRELY NEW ENDEAVOUR
October 13, 1987
TWO FEATURES OF THE THIRTEENTH NATIONAL CONGRESS OF THE COMMUNIST PARTY OF CHINA
November 16, 1987
WE MUST EMANCIPATE OUR MINDS AND THINK INDEPENDENTLY
May 18, 1988
WE MUST RATIONALIZE PRICES AND ACCELERATE THE REFORM
May 19, 1988
WE MUST CONTINUE TO EMANCIPATE OUR MINDS AND ACCELERATE THE REFORM
May 25, 1988
WE SHOULD DRAW ON THE EXPERIENCE OF OTHER COUNTRIES
June 3, 1988
WE SHOULD MAINTAIN MODERATELY RAPID GROWTH OF PRODUCTION
June 7, 1988
CIRCUMSTANCES OBLIGE US TO DEEPEN THE REFORM AND OPEN WIDER TO THE OUTSIDE WORLD
June 22, 1988
WE REVIEW THE PAST TO OPEN UP A NEW PATH TO THE FUTURE
September 5, 1988
SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY CONSTITUTE A PRIMARY PRODUCTIVE FORCE
September 5 and September 12, 1988
THE CENTRAL LEADERSHIP MUST HAVE AUTHORITY
September 12, 1988
CHINA MUST TAKE ITS PLACE IN THE FIELD OF HIGH TECHNOLOGY
October 24, 1988
A NEW INTERNATIONAL ORDER SHOULD BE ESTABLISHED WITH THE FIVE PRINCIPLES OF PEACEFUL COEXISTENCE AS NORMS
December 21, 1988
THE OVERRIDING NEED IS FOR STABILITY
February 26, 1989
CHINA WILL TOLERATE NO DISTURBANCES
March 4, 1989
MAINTAIN THE TRADITION OF HARD STRUGGLE
March 23, 1989
LET US PUT THE PAST BEHIND US AND OPEN UP A NEW ERA
May 16, 1989
WE MUST FORM A PROMISING COLLECTIVE LEADERSHIP THAT WILL CARRY OUT REFORM
May 31, 1989
ADDRESS TO OFFICERS AT THE RANK OF GENERAL AND ABOVE IN COMMAND OF THE TROOPS ENFORCING MARTIAL LAW IN BEIJING
June 9, 1989
URGENT TASKS OF CHINA'S THIRD GENERATION OF COLLECTIVE LEADERSHIP
June 16, 1989
WITH STABLE POLICIES OF REFORM AND OPENING TO THE OUTSIDE WORLD, CHINA CAN HAVE GREAT HOPES FOR THE FUTURE
September 4, 1989
A LETTER TO THE POLITICAL BUREAU OF THE CENTRAL COMMITTEE OF THE COMMUNIST PARTY OF CHINA
September 4, 1989
WE ARE CONFIDENT THAT WE CAN HANDLE CHINA'S AFFAIRS WELL
September 16, 1989
NO ONE CAN SHAKE SOCIALIST CHINA
October 26, 1989
THE UNITED STATES SHOULD TAKE THE INITIATIVE IN PUTTING AN END TO THE STRAINS IN SINO-AMERICAN RELATIONS
October 31, 1989
SPEECH TO COMRADES WHO HAD ATTENDED AN ENLARGED MEETING OF THE MILITARY COMMISSION OF THE CENTRAL COMMITTEE OF THE COMMUNIST PARTY OF CHINA
November 12, 1989
A REVIEW OF THE HISTORY OF THE SECOND FIELD ARMY
November 20, 1989
WE MUST ADHERE TO SOCIALISM AND PREVENT PEACEFUL EVOLUTION TOWARDS CAPITALISM
November 23, 1989
FIRST PRIORITY SHOULD ALWAYS BE GIVEN TO NATIONAL SOVEREIGNTY AND SECURITY
December 1, 1989
SINO-U.S. RELATIONS MUST BE IMPROVED
December 10, 1989
THE BASIC LAW OF THE HONG KONG SPECIAL ADMINISTRATIVE REGION IS OF HISTORIC AND INTERNATIONAL SIGNIFICANCE
February 17, 1990
THE INTERNATIONAL SITUATION AND ECONOMIC PROBLEMS
March 3, 1990
WE ARE WORKING TO REVITALIZE THE CHINESE NATION
April 7, 1990
CHINA WILL NEVER ALLOW OTHER COUNTRIES TO INTERFERE IN ITS INTERNAL AFFAIRS
July 11, 1990
WE SHOULD ALL STRIVE TO REUNIFY THE MOTHERLAND
September 15, 1990
SEIZE THE OPPORTUNITY TO DEVELOP THE ECONOMY
December 24, 1990
REMARKS MADE DURING AN INSPECTION TOUR OF SHANGHAI
January 28 - February 18, 1991
REVIEW YOUR EXPERIENCE AND USE PROFESSIONALLY TRAINED PEOPLE
August 20, 1991
EXCERPTS FROM TALKS GIVEN IN WUCHANG, SHENZHEN, ZHUHAI AND SHANGHAI
January 18 - February 21, 1992