calendar>>July 10. 2014 Juche 103
Aim High, Kim Hyong Jik's Lifelong Motto
Pyongyang, July 10 (KCNA) -- An increasing number of people are visiting the statues of Kim Hyong Jik in different parts of the DPRK to pay tribute to him on the occasion of his 120th birthday.

Kim Hyong Jik, who was born into a patriotic family in Mangyongdae on July 10, 1894, was an outstanding leader of the anti-Japanese national liberation movement in Korea.

He devoted himself to achieving Korea's independence, regarding the idea of Aim High as his lifelong creed.

The idea of Aim High represents the revolutionary outlook on life which calls for finding true worth and happiness in the struggle for the country and nation and the indomitable revolutionary spirit that Korea's independence should be achieved by the Korean people at any cost by waging a struggle generation after generation.

He went round Jiandao area, Shanghai and other areas of China as well as many areas of the homeland in order to rally comrades and lay mass foundations of achieving national independence.

On March 23, Juche 6 (1917), he formed the Korean National Association, an anti-Japanese underground revolutionary organization.

On the basis of making a detailed analysis of situation at home and abroad and the lesson drawn from the March First Popular Uprising, he convened the Chongsudong Meeting in July 1919, at which he underscored the necessity of the proletarian revolution for the independence of the country.

He convened the Kuandian Meeting in August that year to set forth the policy of changing the course of independence struggle from the nationalist movement into the proletarian revolution.

Keeping the idea of Aim High deep in his mind, President Kim Il Sung founded the immortal Juche idea. And under the banner of the Juche idea he led the anti-Japanese armed struggle to victory and thus achieved the country's liberation and successfully built up the Korean-style socialism centered on popular masses.

The idea of Aim High created by Kim Hyong Jik has served as a permanent ideological and mental legacy promoting the victorious advance of the Korean revolution.

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