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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 ~


I can easily conceive, most Holy Father, that as soon as some people learn that in this book which I have written concerning the revolutions of the heavenly bodies, I ascribe certain motions to the Earth, they will cry out at once that I and my theory should be rejected.
~By Nicolaus Copernicus ~


I am not a communist and neither is the revolutionary movement.
~By Fidel Castro ~


When the fabric of society is so rigid that it cannot change quickly enough, adjustments are achieved by social unrest and revolutions.
~By John Boyd Orr ~


Towards the end of the eighteenth century the industrial-financial revolution began.
~By Ralph A. Cram ~


All modern revolutions have ended in a reinforcement of the power of the State.
~By Albert Camus ~


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 ~


All political revolutions, not affected by foreign conquest, originate in moral revolutions. The subversion of established institutions is merely one consequence of the previous subversion of established opinions.
~By John Stuart Mill ~


Useful as a war against France, undertaken by the Government against the will of the people would be for our revolutionary development, just so dangerous must be the effect upon our democratic development of a war supported by blind popular enthusiasm.
~By Ferdinand Lassalle ~


Our climate is changing. The Earth's climate has, in fact, warmed by 1.1 to 1.6 degrees Fahrenheit since the industrial revolution. People look at this and say: Oh, that is not very much. In fact, it is very much, and it changes the dynamic. It impacts species. It kills some. It diminishes the carbon sink of the ocean. It does a number of things.
~By Diane Feinstein ~


It may be impossible to have a revolution without crimes but that does not make revolution a crime.
~By Jose Bergamin ~


It is time to effect a revolution in female manners - time to restore to them their lost dignity. It is time to separate unchangeable morals from local manners.
~By Mary Wollstonecraft ~


Promise yourself to live your life as a revolution and not just a process of evolution.
~By Anthony J. D'Angelo ~


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


Normal life cannot sustain revolutionary attitudes for long.
~By Milovan Djilas ~


I have a real sense of optimism that we are revolutionizing the way we do politics in this country.
~By Joan Blades ~


The changing nature of money is only one facet of the financial services revolution.
~By Scott Cook ~


The scrupulous and the just, the noble, humane, and devoted natures; the unselfish and the intelligent may begin a movement - but it passes away from them. They are not the leaders of a revolution. They are its victims.
~By Joseph Conrad ~


It is absolutely essential that the oppressed participate in the revolutionary process with an increasingly critical awareness of their role as subjects of the transformation.
~By Paulo Freire ~


Every time there's a revolution, it comes from somebody reading a book about revolution. David Walker wrote a book and Nat Turner did his thing.
~By Mike Tyson ~


Revolution is not something fixed in ideology, nor is it something fashioned to a particular decade. It is a perpetual process embedded in the human spirit.
~By Abbie Hoffman ~


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


And you cannot have a socialist revolution commandeered from the top, ordered around by some omniscient leader or group of leaders.
~By Ernest Mandel ~


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


A revolution is not a dinner party, or writing an essay, or painting a picture, or doing embroidery.
~By Mao Tse Tung ~


Every revolutionary idea seems to evoke three stages of reaction. They may be summed up by the phrases: 1- It's completely impossible. 2- It's possible, but it's not worth doing. 3- I said it was a good idea all along.
~By Arthur C. Clarke ~


The brutalities of progress are called revolutions. When they are over we realize this: that the human race has been roughly handled, but that it has advanced.
~By Victor Hugo ~


The first duty of a revolutionary is to get away with it.
~By Abbie Hoffman ~


Only since the Industrial Revolution have most people worked in places away from their homes or been left to raise small children without the help of multiple adults, making for an unsupported life.
~By Martha Beck ~


I hope we can be consummate artists as women or revolutionaries, or whatever women want to be, and also have love, not only for ourselves but from a partner.
~By Laura Dern ~


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 ~


The consequences of things are not always proportionate to the apparent magnitude of those events that have produced them. Thus the American Revolution, from which little was expected, produced much; but the French Revolution, from which much was expected, produced little.
~By Charles Caleb Colton ~


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


I can walk about London and see a society that seems an absolutely revolutionary change from the 1950s, that seems completely and utterly different, and then I can pick up on something where you suddenly see that it's not.
~By Penelope Lively ~


To love without role, without power plays, is revolution.
~By Rita Mae Brown ~


Every revolution has its counterrevolution - that is a sign the revolution is for real.
~By C. Wright Mills ~


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 ~


The Negro revolution is controlled by foxy white liberals, by the Government itself. But the Black Revolution is controlled only by God.
~By Malcolm X ~


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


But the community knew Blade, and everybody but us was shocked at the box office, and subsequently the DVD. That was the beginning of the DVD revolution, and Blade was just like wildfire.
~By Avi Arad ~


The most important scientific revolutions all include, as their only common feature, the dethronement of human arrogance from one pedestal after another of previous convictions about our centrality in the cosmos.
~By Stephen Jay Gould ~


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


The Communist Party said that I must finish my studies because after the revolution in Germany people would be required with technical knowledge to take part in the building of the Communist Germany.
~By Klaus Fuchs ~


Revolutions are the produce of passion, not of sober and tranquil reason.
~By William Godwin ~


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 ~


The Almighty has fixed the distinction of the races; the Almighty has made the black man inferior, and sir, by no legislation, by no partisan success, by no revolution, by no military power, can you wipe out this distinction.
~By Fernando Wood ~


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 ~


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 ~


We're still in the first minutes of the first day of the Internet revolution.
~By Scott Cook ~


Believing we know what makes prosperity work, ignoring the nature of the actual prosperity all around, we change the rules within which the Internet revolution lives. These changes will end the revolution.
~By Lawrence Lessig ~


My sense is that we're ready for another industrial revolution in this country. The great minds and innovators of Silicon Valley would come through China and say, The pipeline is full of ideas - there's personalized medicine, biotechnology, new forms to power ourselves, clean energy, etc., etc.
~By Jon Huntsman, Jr. ~


Beginning with adolescence, my political formation was oriented in the ideological direction of Marxism. It was natural, being that my thinking was influenced by an atmosphere of active critical resistance. That was the way it was during all of the dictatorship and up to the Revolution of 1974.
~By Jose Saramago ~


The Russian people are suffering from economic fatigue and from disillusionment with the Allies! The world thinks the Russian Revolution is at an end. Do not be mistaken. The Russian Revolution is just beginning.
~By Alexander Kerensky ~


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


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 ~


The more dubious and uncertain an instrument violence has become in international relations, the more it has gained in reputation and appeal in domestic affairs, specifically in the matter of revolution.
~By Hannah Arendt ~


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 ~


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


We might possess every technological resource... but if our language is inadequate, our vision remains formless, our thinking and feeling are still running in the old cycles, our process may be "revolutionary" but not transformative.
~By Adrienne Rich ~


Most of the Ten Commandments are negative. The purpose of law is not to mandate good behavior. That concept comes from the French Revolution.
~By Randall Terry ~


This country, with its institutions, belongs to the people who inhabit it. Whenever they shall grow weary of the existing government, they can exercise their constitutional right of amending it, or exercise their revolutionary right to overthrow it.
~By Abraham Lincoln ~


Revolution today is taken for granted, and in consequence becomes rather dull.
~By Wyndham Lewis ~


The masses are the decisive element, they are the rock on which the final victory of the revolution will be built.
~By Rosa Luxemburg ~


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 ~


The day is coming when a single carrot, freshly observed, will set off a revolution.
~By Paul Cezanne ~


Britain is not a country that is easily rocked by revolution... In Britain our institutions evolve. We are a Fabian Society writ large.
~By William Hamilton ~


Every revolutionary ends up either by becoming an oppressor or a heretic.
~By Albert Camus ~


It's a sad and stupid thing to have to proclaim yourself a revolutionary just to be a decent man.
~By David Harris ~


Accordingly, since nothing prevents the earth from moving, I suggest that we should now consider also whether several motions suit it, so that it can be regarded as one of the planets. For, it is not the center of all the revolutions.
~By Nicolaus Copernicus ~


At last I perceive that in revolutions the supreme power rests with the most abandoned.
~By Georges Jacques Danton ~


Utopianism is probably a necessary social device for generating the superhuman efforts without which no major revolution is achieved.
~By Eric Hobsbawm ~


This kind of painting with its large frames is a bourgeois drawing-room art. It is an art dealer's art-and that came in after the civil wars following the French Revolution.
~By Edvard Munch ~


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 ~


Now, what tends to happen is that the stories get hyped. And the medicines are not quite as revolutionary and as dramatic as they seem to be. But, certainly, various phases of this problem are being attacked by the pharmaceutical companies.
~By Mort Kondracke ~


We decry violence all the time in this country, but look at our history. We were born in a violent revolution, and we've been in wars ever since. We're not a pacific people.
~By James Lee Burke ~


Revolution, n. In politics, an abrupt change in the form of misgovernment.
~By Ambrose Bierce ~


The time to stop a revolution is at the beginning, not the end.
~By Adlai E. Stevenson ~


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


To the revolutionary mind the American vista must have been almost as incredible as Genghis Khan's first view of China - so rich, so soft, so unaware.
~By Garet Garrett ~


Postmodernism is among other things a sick joke at the expense of revolutionary avant-gardism.
~By Terry Eagleton ~


The main object of a revolution is the liberation of man... not the interpretation and application of some transcendental ideology.
~By Jean Genet ~


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 ~


If the experience of science teaches anything, it's that the world is very strange and surprising. The many revolutions in science have certainly shown that.
~By John Polkinghorne ~


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 ~


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


Whether a revolution succeeds or fails people of great hearts will always be sacrificed to it.
~By Heinrich Heine ~


Revolutions are brought about by men, by men who think as men of action and act as men of thought.
~By Kwame Nkrumah ~


Revolutions are born of hope.
~By Crane Brinton ~


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 ~


The English have all the material requisites for the revolution. What they lack is the spirit of generalization and revolutionary ardour.
~By Karl Marx ~


When steam first began to pump and wheels go round at so many revolutions per minute, what are called business habits were intended to make the life of man run in harmony with the steam engine, and his movement rival the train in punctuality.
~By George William Russell ~


Suppose we were able to share meanings freely without a compulsive urge to impose our view or conform to those of others and without distortion and self-deception. Would this not constitute a real revolution in culture.
~By David Bohm ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


The revolution is a dictatorship of the exploited against the exploiters.
~By Fidel Castro ~


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


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


To my utter despair I have discovered, and discover every day anew, that there is in the masses no revolutionary idea or hope or passion.
~By Mikhail Bakunin ~

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