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In art there are only fast or slow developments. Essentially it is a matter of evolution, not revolution.
~By Bela Bartok ~


I love rock-n-roll. I think it's an exciting art form. It's revolutionary. Still revolutionary and it changed people. It changed their hearts. But yeah, even rock-n-roll has a lot of rubbish, really bad music.
~By Nick Cave ~


I cannot help fearing that men may reach a point where they look on every new theory as a danger, every innovation as a toilsome trouble, every social advance as a first step toward revolution, and that they may absolutely refuse to move at all.
~By Alexis de Tocqueville ~


The evolution of sex is the hardest problem in evolutionary biology.
~By John M. Smith ~


Hate is able to provoke disorders, to ruin a social organization, to cast a country into a period of bloody revolutions; but it produces nothing.
~By Georges Sorel ~


A revolution is not a bed of roses.
~By Fidel Castro ~


The industrial revolution has tended to produce everywhere great urban masses that seem to be increasingly careless of ethical standards.
~By Irving Babbitt ~


A revolutionary poem will not tell you who or when to kill, what and when to burn, or even how to theorize. It reminds you... where and when and how you are living and might live, it is a wick of desire.
~By Adrienne Rich ~


If the Founding Fathers and other patriots who fought during the Revolutionary War could see the United States today, I believe they would be proud of the path that the thirteen colonies, now fifty strong states, have taken since then.
~By John Linder ~


Art is either plagiarism or revolution.
~By Paul Gauguin ~


By the end, everybody had a label - pig, liberal, radical, revolutionary... If you had everything but a gun, you were a radical but not a revolutionary.
~By Jerry Rubin ~


My activism and sexual revolution in New York was a factor.
~By Sally Kirkland ~


It's not the work which kills people, it's the worry. It's not the revolution that destroys machinery it's the friction.
~By Henry Ward Beecher ~


The Sandinista revolution was without any question a popular insurrection.
~By Bianca Jagger ~


I think we're proving ourselves as we go along. The past several months our strategy has been evolutionary - making maximum advantage of our client browser, as well as our enterprise software for people who want to build Web sites.
~By Jim Barksdale ~


Kubrick's vision seemed to be that humans are doomed, whereas Clarke's is that humans are moving on to a better stage of evolution.
~By Marvin Minsky ~


The house has to serve comfort. The work of art is revolutionary; the house is conservative.
~By Adolf Loos ~


It is a revolution, and it can no more be checked by human effort... than a prarie fire by a gardener's watering pot.
~By Judah Philip Benjamin ~


I think it does work. The fact that the law is there and injustices can be rectified, I think has a lot to do with the fact that the people in this country aren't as frustrated as they are in some of these places in Eastern Europe and don't resort to violent revolution.
~By Harold H. Greene ~


No thieves, no traitors, no interventionists! This time the revolution is for real!
~By Fidel Castro ~


There has been hardly a single year since 1917, and in a certain sense since 1905, without a revolution somewhere in the world in which the workers participated in a rather important way.
~By Ernest Mandel ~


More and more do I see that only a successful revolution in India can break England's back forever and free Europe itself. It is not a national question concerning India any longer; it is purely international.
~By Agnes Smedley ~


A reform is a correction of abuses; a revolution is a transfer of power.
~By Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton ~


Theories of evolution must provide for the creative acts which brought such theories into existence.
~By Michael Polanyi ~


Over the course of two terms, President Reagan revolutionized the Republican Party and changed the political atmosphere in a way still being felt today.
~By William L. Jenkins ~


The tragedy of the civil rights movement is that just as it achieved the beginning of the end of racial segregation, white educated elites became swept up in the glamour of the sexual revolution.
~By Maggie Gallagher ~


China will soon emit more greenhouse gases than America, but its regime knows if it caps aspirations there will be a revolution.
~By James Lovelock ~


This communication alone, by the comparison of the antagonisms, rivalries, movements which give birth to decisive moments, permits the evolution of the soul, whereby a man realizes himself on earth. It is impossible to be concerned with anything else in art.
~By Robert Delaunay ~


There were people who said the Society of Cincinnati in the American revolution, of which George Washington was one of the shining lights, was a branch of the Illuminati.
~By Carroll Quigley ~


The world runs on individuals pursuing their self interests. The great achievements of civilization have not come from government bureaus. Einstein didn't construct his theory under order from a, from a bureaucrat. Henry Ford didn't revolutionize the automobile industry that way.
~By Milton Friedman ~


Revolution is an instrument, like a party is an instrument.
~By Ernest Mandel ~


As a result of the feminist revolution, feminine becomes an abusive epithet.
~By Percy Wyndham Lewis ~


The most radical revolutionary will become a conservative the day after the revolution.
~By Hannah Arendt ~


However, the combination of civil resistance, of large-scale mass activities and strikes, with a certain degree of revolutionary violence, could provoke a crisis in the enemy's camp that would ultimately lead to essential changes.
~By Joe Slovo ~


Spencer's god was Evolution, sometimes also called Progress.
~By Talcott Parsons ~


The revolution is not an apple that falls when it is ripe. You have to make it fall.
~By Che Guevara ~


Revolutions are born of hope.
~By Crane Brinton ~


In fact, death seems to have been a rather late invention in evolution. One can go a long way in evolution before encountering an authentic corpse.
~By George Wald ~


In short, it is not that evolutionary naturalists have been less brazen than the scientific creationists in holding science hostage, but rather that they have been infinitely more effective in getting away with it.
~By Phillip E. Johnson ~


The spirit of revolution, the spirit of insurrection, is a spirit radically opposed to liberty.
~By Francois Guizot ~


Do not allow yourself to imagine that revolutionary thinking can be propagated by governmental power.
~By Vinoba Bhave ~


Hence, within the space of two generations there has been a complete revolution in the attitude of the trades-unions toward the women working in their trades.
~By Florence Kelley ~


A great revolution in just one single individual will help achieve a change in the destiny of a society and, further, will enable a change in the destiny of humankind.
~By Daisaku Ikeda ~


We may repeat the awful revolutionary history of the 20th century because of the vulnerability of social movements to demagoguery.
~By Todd Gitlin ~


After the revolution, let us hope, prisons simply would not exist - if by prisons we mean places that could be experienced by the men and women in them at all as every place that goes by that name now is bound to be experienced.
~By Barbara Deming ~


Now, the instrumentation in the jazz band and the jazz dance band has gone through many evolutions. For instance, in the 'twenties the tradition was two or three saxophones.
~By Gerry Mulligan ~


Only under conditions of revolutionary crises do you have the highest level of self-organization; this is the Soviet type of organization, which is to say, workers' councils, people's councils, call them what you want, popular committees.
~By Ernest Mandel ~


The revolution in Russia was terrible for the proletariat in the long years of its development and it is terrible now, after the victory. But at the actual time of revolution it was easy, and this was due to the peasants.
~By Herman Gorter ~


We are all revolutionaries now, addicts of change.
~By Christopher Lasch ~


Cereal production in the rain-fed areas still remains relatively unaffected by the impact of the green revolution, but significant change and progress are now becoming evident in several countries.
~By Norman Borlaug ~


When the mother of the race is free, we shall have a better world, by the easy right of birth and by the calm, slow, friendly forces of evolution.
~By Charlotte Perkins Gilman ~


The major novelty of my theory was its claim that the most rapid evolutionary change does not occur in widespread, populous species, as claimed by Most geneticists, but in small founder populations.
~By Ernst Mayr ~


If evolution really works, how come mothers only have two hands?
~By Milton Berle ~


Restoring the Welsh language in Wales is nothing less than a revolution. It is only through revolutionary means that we can succeed.
~By Saunders Lewis ~


America's present need is not heroics but healing; not nostrums but normalcy; not revolution but restoration.
~By Warren G. Harding ~


Evolutionary biologists are not content merely to explain how variation occurs within limits, however. They aspire to answer a much broader question-which is how complex organisms like birds, and flowers, and human beings came into existence in the first place.
~By Phillip E. Johnson ~


I shall earnestly and persistently continue to urge all women to the practical recognition of the old Revolutionary maxim. Resistance to tyranny is obedience to God.
~By Susan B. Anthony ~


That's the way I try to live. I think it's the only way for human beings at this point in our evolution as souls, where everyone in their lifetime is going through stuff.
~By Al Jarreau ~


The universities are available only to those who share my revolutionary beliefs.
~By Fidel Castro ~


The evolution of humans can not only be seen as the grand total of their wars; it is also defined by the evolution of the human mind and the development of the human consciousness.
~By Friedrich Durrenmatt ~


It was Nietzsche who first made us conscious of the significance of the individual as a term in the evolutionary process-in that part of the evolutionary process which has still to take place.
~By Herbert Read ~


Generals think war should be waged like the tourneys of the Middle Ages. I have no use for knights; I need revolutionaries.
~By Adolf Hitler ~


Terrorists have failed in what is arguably al Qaida's most important objective - to trigger revolutions.
~By Gijs de Vries ~


We happen to be the vanguard of that revolutionary struggle because we are the most dispossessed.
~By H. Rap Brown ~


We should realize in a vivid and revolutionary sense that we are not in our bodies but our bodies are in us.
~By Ruth St. Denis ~


Throughout this evolution from left to right, Beard always detested war. Hence his writings were slanted to show that the military side of history was insignificant or a mere reflection of economic forces.
~By Samuel E. Morison ~


The bases for historical knowledge are not empirical facts but written texts, even if these texts masquerade in the guise of wars or revolutions.
~By Paul Deman ~


Even some of the greatest technology-led revolutions, or allegedly technology-led, really were only made possible because of trends already present.
~By Scott Cook ~


A revolution only lasts fifteen years, a period which coincides with the effectiveness of a generation.
~By Jose Ortega y Gasset ~


In a revolution, as in a novel, the most difficult part to invent is the end.
~By Alexis de Tocqueville ~


I believe, as Lenin said, that this revolutionary chaos may yet crystallize into new forms of life.
~By Mikhail Gorbachev ~


A major fault, for example, is the fact that, along with the materialist principle, Darwin introduced into his theory of evolution reactionary Malthusian ideas.
~By Trofim Lysenko ~


Revolutions are the locomotives of history.
~By Karl Marx ~


Revolution is a trivial shift in the emphasis of suffering.
~By Tom Stoppard ~


We've got to search back to our last known safe landmark. I can't say exactly where, but I think it's back there at the start of the Industrial Revolution, we began applying energy in vast amounts to tools with which we began tearing the environment apart.
~By David R. Brower ~


After the Rodgers and Hammerstein revolution, songs became part of the story, as opposed to just entertainments in between comedy scenes.
~By Stephen Sondheim ~


Indeed, I was unable to find any evidence whatsoever of the occurrence of a drastic evolutionary acceleration and genetic reconstruction in widespread, populous species.
~By Ernst Mayr ~


Anyway, the title The War of the Insect Gods came before we had that ending, before we knew they had become gods. That we knew the evolutionary cycle they went through. Before we even knew anything about that. We had an ending.
~By Michael O'Donoghue ~


The digital revolution is far more significant than the invention of writing or even of printing.
~By Douglas Engelbart ~


The revolutionary government is the despotism of liberty against tyranny.
~By Georg Buchner ~


I just think we're living in a time of massive, amazing change, like the Industrial Revolution on acid.
~By Kelly Lynch ~


With the opening of the second decade of the twentieth century it seemed that the stage was set for the last act in an unquestioned evolutionary drama.
~By Ralph A. Cram ~


I believe in evolution. But I also believe, when I hike the Grand Canyon and see it at sunset, that the hand of God is there also.
~By John McCain ~


It is ironic that the one thing that all religions recognize as separating us from our creator, our very self-consciousness, is also the one thing that divides us from our fellow creatures. It was a bitter birthday present from evolution.
~By Annie Dillard ~


Non-violence leads to the highest ethics, which is the goal of all evolution. Until we stop harming all other living beings, we are still savages.
~By Thomas A. Edison ~


I mean, this whole digital revolution is really eroding the director's importance on a movie because, number one, just from a practical standpoint, with floppy disks and the ability to put all of the film onto a disk, more people have access to the movie.
~By John Frankenheimer ~


I feel that I am a citizen of the American dream and that the revolutionary struggle of which I am a part is a struggle against the American nightmare.
~By Eldridge Cleaver ~


We are so arrogant, we forget that we are not the reason for evolution, we are not the point of evolution. We are part of evolution. Unfortunately, we believe that we've been created to dominate the planet, to dominate nature. Ain't true.
~By Ted Danson ~


No single discovery from any of these fields denotes proof of evolution, but together they reveal that life evolved in a certain sequence by a particular process.
~By Michael Shermer ~


There is in fact no such thing as art for art's sake, art that stands above classes, art that is detached from or independent of politics. Proletarian literature and art are part of the whole proletarian revolutionary cause.
~By Mao Zedong ~


The first step in the evolution of ethics is a sense of solidarity with other human beings.
~By Albert Schweitzer ~


But I think the bomb instead constitutes merely a first step in a new control by man over the forces of nature too revolutionary and dangerous to fit into old concepts.
~By Henry L. Stimson ~


To be a revolutionary you have to be a human being. You have to care about people who have no power.
~By Jane Fonda ~


The revolution has always been in the hands of the young. The young always inherit the revolution.
~By Huey Newton ~


Parents have a right to insist that godless evolution not be taught to their children.
~By Patrick Buchanan ~


Every successful revolution puts on in time the robes of the tyrant it has deposed.
~By Barbara Tuchman ~


Power is not a means, it is an end. One does not establish a dictatorship in order to safeguard a revolution; one makes the revolution in order to establish the dictatorship.
~By George Orwell ~


Revolutions are not made for export.
~By Nikita Khrushchev ~


As for sticking strictly to presently known science, I will simply point out that we have already experienced at least two major revolutions in science in this century alone.
~By Stanley Schmidt ~


The physical fabric of the world had to be such as to enable that ten billion year preliminary evolution to produce the raw materials of life. Without it there would not have been the chemical materials to allow life to evolve here on earth.
~By John Polkinghorne ~

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