Revolution Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Revolution

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We do not support the man. We do not support the individual. We support the idea of independent revolution in the Western Hemisphere, free from American intervention.
~By Lee Harvey Oswald ~


Here in America we are descended in blood and in spirit from revolutionists and rebels - men and women who dare to dissent from accepted doctrine. As their heirs, may we never confuse honest dissent with disloyal subversion.
~By Dwight D. Eisenhower ~


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 ~


At our computer club, we talked about it being a revolution. Computers were going to belong to everyone, and give us power, and free us from the people who owned computers and all that stuff.
~By Steve Wozniak ~


A sexual revolution begins with the emancipation of women, who are the chief victims of patriarchy, and also with the ending of homosexual oppression.
~By Kate Millett ~


It is impossible to predict the time and progress of revolution. It is governed by its own more or less mysterious laws.
~By Vladimir Lenin ~


We revolutionaries acknowledge the right to revolution when we see that the situation is no longer tolerable, that it has become a frozen. Then we have the right to overthrow it.
~By Ernst Toller ~


If we don't make earnest moves toward real solutions, then each day we move one day closer to revolution and anarchy in this country. This is the sad, and yet potentially joyous, state of America.
~By Louis Farrakhan ~


The secret of big and revolutionary actions also consists in discovering the tiny step that is simultaneously a strategic step, insofar as it entails additional steps in the direction of a better reality.
~By Gustav Heinemann ~


The crises of our time, it becomes increasingly clear, are the necessary impetus for the revolution now under way. And once we understand nature's transformative powers, we see that it is our powerful ally, not a force to feared our subdued.
~By Thomas Kuhn ~


One of the best things to come out of the home computer revolution could be the general and widespread understanding of how severely limited logic really is.
~By Frank Herbert ~


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 ~


Napoleon had been fighting this army of slaves and free people in Haiti and it depleted his forces. And after the Revolution, when the French were driven out, they stopped and sold this big chunk of North America to the Americans for very little money.
~By Edwidge Danticat ~


Resolved, that the women of this nation in 1876, have greater cause for discontent, rebellion and revolution than the men of 1776.
~By Susan B. Anthony ~


We really only came around to accepting and integrating the propositional dimension of identity into a concept of ourselves at the time of the American Revolution.
~By Samuel P. Huntington ~


Though there is growing division among the Ukrainian military ranks as to loyalty in this revolution, the possibility of violence looms over the entire situation.
~By Bob Schaffer ~


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 ~


What we call a democratic society might be defined for certain purposes as one in which the majority is always prepared to put down a revolutionary minority.
~By Walter Lippmann ~


Think what a revolution it will be if we manage to get everyone to pay their taxes.
~By Romano Prodi ~


They came down on us because we had a grass-roots, real people's revolution, complete with the programs, complete with the unity, complete with the working coalitions, where we crossed racial lines.
~By Bobby Seale ~


No doubt Western civilization has in the past been full of wars and revolutions, and the national elements in our culture, even when they were ignored, always provided an unconscious driving force of passion and aggressive self-assertion.
~By Christopher Dawson ~


My next book is also set in the eighteenth century. It's about the Revolution, with the focus on the year 1776. It's about Washington and the army and the war. It's the nadir, the low point of the United States of America.
~By David McCullough ~


After the war, once the bop revolution had taken hold, there were all kinds of young musicians, talented young musicians, who were ready for this fusion of classical and jazz.
~By Gunther Schuller ~


Winning the Revolutionary War, or the Civil War, or World War II were the turning points in our history, the sine qua non of our forward progress.
~By Stephen Ambrose ~


Revolution is not a goal in itself.
~By Ernest Mandel ~


The Industrial Revolution was another of those extraordinary jumps forward in the story of civilization.
~By Stephen Gardiner ~


If I can't dance, I don't want to be part of your revolution.
~By Emma Goldman ~


Legitimate revolution must be led by, made by those who have been most oppressed: black, brown, yellow, red, and white women-with men relating to that the best they can.
~By Robin Morgan ~


Marvin Gaye is one of my favorite revolutionaries. He spoke from his heart, his mind. That's what I want to do.
~By Erykah Badu ~


The whole life of an American is passed like a game of chance, a revolutionary crisis, or a battle.
~By Alexis de Tocqueville ~


Don't worry, be crappy. Revolutionary means you ship and then test... Lots of things made the first Mac in 1984 a piece of crap - but it was a revolutionary piece of crap.
~By Guy Kawasaki ~


My fellow revolutionaries, liberation is a noble cause. We must fight to obtain it.
~By George Weah ~


While the technology revolution has yet to reach far into the households of those in developing countries, this is certainly another area where more developed countries can assist those in the less developed world.
~By Carol Bellamy ~


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


There are not fifty ways of fighting, there's only one, and that's to win. Neither revolution nor war consists in doing what one pleases.
~By Andre Malraux ~


Ray Charles' revolutionary approach to music was also reflected in his politics and his deep and abiding commitment to Martin Luther King and the plight of African-Americans. Ray Charles may not have been on the front lines, but he put his money where his mouth was.
~By Diane Watson ~


The Framers of the Constitution knew that free speech is the friend of change and revolution. But they also knew that it is always the deadliest enemy of tyranny.
~By Hugo Black ~


The backseat produced the sexual revolution.
~By Jerry Rubin ~


History is a relay of revolutions.
~By Saul Alinsky ~


The revolution came so suddenly, and in a way so utterly different from what we expected.
~By Herman Gorter ~


Every genuine boy is a rebel and an anarch. If he were allowed to develop according to his own instincts, his own inclinations, society would undergo such a radical transformation as to make the adult revolutionary cower and cringe.
~By John Andrew Holmes ~


You can have a revolution wherever you like, except in a government office; even were the world to come to an end, you'd have to destroy the universe first and then government offices.
~By Karel Capek ~


Revelation can be more perilous than Revolution.
~By Vladimir Nabokov ~


Revolution is the festival of the oppressed.
~By Germaine Greer ~


There is a crying need today to have this truth heralded throughout the land that youth especially may appreciate and hold the freedom of the individual as sacred as did our revolutionary fathers.
~By David O. McKay ~


Every adolescent has that dream every century has that dream every revolutionary has that dream, to destroy the family.
~By Gertrude Stein ~


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


There we were in the middle of a sexual revolution wearing clothes that guaranteed we wouldn't get laid.
~By Denis Leary ~


No secular state ever existed and none would exist until the end of the French Revolution, and so we understand that America was built on the Judeo-Christian ethic and we believe that this nominee is going to see to it that those truths are upheld.
~By Rod Parsley ~


A revolution is an idea which has found its bayonets.
~By Napoleon Bonaparte ~


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 ~


Just as radical heirs apparent are said to lay aside all inconvenient revolutionary opinions when they come to the throne, it was believed that Mr. Mill in Parliament would be an entirely different person from Mr. Mill in his study.
~By Millicent Fawcett ~


What troubles me is the Internet and the electronic technology revolution. Shyness is fueled in part by so many people spending huge amounts of time alone, isolated on e-mail, in chat rooms, which reduces their face-to-face contact with other people.
~By Philip Zimbardo ~


Without a revolutionary theory there cannot be a revolutionary movement.
~By Vladimir Lenin ~


There was no reason for a revolution in Paraguay.
~By Alfredo Stroessner ~


I adapted an antiquated style and modernized it to something that was efficient. I didn't know anyone else in the world would be able to use it and I never imagined it would revolutionize the event.
~By Dick Fosbury ~


An old African leader says about leadership, he says that leadership should never be shared; it should always remain in the hands of the dispossessed people. We will lead the revolution.
~By H. Rap Brown ~


Thought is subversive and revolutionary, destructive and terrible, Thought is merciless to privilege, established institutions, and comfortable habit. Thought is great and swift and free.
~By Bertrand Russell ~


Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable.
~By John F. Kennedy ~


It is the same with revolution; so long as the proper spirit is spreading amongst our young men, we are satisfied that it spreads without bombast or parade.
~By Henry Lawson ~


Revolution is like Saturn, it devours its own children.
~By Georg Buchner ~


If we glance at the most important revolutions in history, we see at once that the greatest number of these originated in the periodical revolutions on the human mind.
~By Wilhelm von Humboldt ~


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 ~


The crisis triggered a fertile period of scientific ferment and revolution in economic theory.
~By James Tobin ~


Christianity is in its nature revolutionary.
~By Walter Rauschenbusch ~


Far from being the product of a democratic revolution and of an opposition to English institutions, the constitution of the United States was the result of a powerful reaction against democracy, and in favor of the traditions of the mother country.
~By John Acton ~


America, when it became known to Europeans, was, as it had long been, a scene of wide-spread revolution.
~By Francis Parkman ~


To achieve the mood of a warrior is not a simple matter. It is a revolution. To regard the lion and the water rats and our fellow men as equals is a magnificent act of a warrior's spirit. It takes power to do that.
~By Carlos Castaneda ~


Classic economic theory, based as it is on an inadequate theory of human motivation, could be revolutionized by accepting the reality of higher human needs, including the impulse to self actualization and the love for the highest values.
~By Abraham Maslow ~


The surest guide to the correctness of the path that women take is joy in the struggle. Revolution is the festival of the oppressed.
~By Germaine Greer ~


The greatest challenge of the day is: how to bring about a revolution of the heart, a revolution which has to start with each one of us?
~By Dorothy Day ~


The first lesson a revolutionary must learn is that he is a doomed man.
~By Huey Newton ~


I was probably the only revolutionary referred to as cute.
~By Abbie Hoffman ~


The Russian revolution was to an unprecedented degree the cause of the proletariat of the whole world becoming more revolutionary.
~By Karl Liebknecht ~


We have two American flags always: one for the rich and one for the poor. When the rich fly it means that things are under control; when the poor fly it means danger, revolution, anarchy.
~By Henry Miller ~


QuickBooks - the very fact that we could even dream to make something in the business arena, and that it would then succeed - was a total revolution to me.
~By Scott Cook ~


We were thrilled and we were privileged to be part of a revolution, because make no mistake about it, Ted Turner changed the world with CNN.
~By Christiane Amanpour ~


The successful revolutionary is a statesman, the unsuccessful one a criminal.
~By Erich Fromm ~


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 sadness of the women's movement is that they don't allow the necessity of love. See, I don't personally trust any revolution where love is not allowed.
~By Maya Angelou ~


In March of 1933 we witnessed a revolution in manner, in mores, in the definition of government. What before had been black or white sprang alive with color.
~By Emanuel Celler ~


No real social change has ever been brought about without a revolution... revolution is but thought carried into action.
~By Emma Goldman ~


Revolutions are born of hope.
~By Crane Brinton ~


Unlike other peoples the United States found their origin in a deliberate act of corporate self-assertion, and ever since the Revolution every little American has been taught to associate himself personally with this creative act.
~By Christopher Dawson ~


I frequently compose out the entire metric structure of a piece in modified cyclic form, where each cyclic revolution undergoes some form of 'variation' much as if measure lengths were concrete musical 'material.'
~By Brian Ferneyhough ~


Cathy was the first widely syndicated humor strip created by a woman. The strip was pretty revolutionary at the time not only because it starred a female, but also because it was so emotionally honest about all the conflicting feelings many women had in 1976.
~By Cathy Guisewite ~


Every generation needs a new revolution.
~By Jeff Rich ~


A revolution can be neither made nor stopped. The only thing that can be done is for one of several of its children to give it a direction by dint of victories.
~By Napoleon Bonaparte ~


The revolution in Russia was victorious with the help of the poor peasants. This should always be borne in mind here in Western Europe and all the world over. But the workers in Western Europe stand alone: this should never be forgotten in Russia.
~By Herman Gorter ~


We believe the currently one cannot speak of a revolutionary situation, just as there is no concrete possibilities of an immediate and comprehensive assumption of power by the people.
~By Joe Slovo ~


This open eye for possible alternatives which need to be scrutinized before we can determine which is the best grounded is profoundly disconcerting to all conservatives and to almost all revolutionaries.
~By Morris Raphael Cohen ~


The limitation of riots, moral questions aside, is that they cannot win and their participants know it. Hence, rioting is not revolutionary but reactionary because it invites defeat. It involves an emotional catharsis, but it must be followed by a sense of futility.
~By Martin Luther King, Jr. ~


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


Among those people lucky enough, if you will, to have actually been brought to trial as a political prisoner, several historians have said there has not been one acquittal since the Bolshevik Revolution.
~By Barbara Amiel ~


Let the ruling classes tremble at a communist revolution. The proletarians have nothing to lose but their chains. They have a world to win. Workingmen of all countries, unite!
~By Karl Marx ~


To tell the truth is revolutionary.
~By Antonio Gramsci ~


One cannot help being impressed by the protesters. They have begun each day of the protest in Kiev in prayer and all activities are accomplished with a collective sense of respect, kindness, and an intention to conduct a peaceful revolution.
~By Bob Schaffer ~


Our task, of course, is to transmute the anger that is affliction into the anger that is determination to bring about change. I think, in fact, that one could give that as a definition of revolution.
~By Barbara Deming ~


The Internet has exceeded our collective expectations as a revolutionary spring of information, news, and ideas. It is essential that we keep that spring flowing. We must not thwart the Internet's availability by taxing access to it.
~By Chris Cannon ~


During times of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act.
~By George Orwell ~

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