Revolution Quotes And Sayings

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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 ~


Consider the Essay as a political pamphlet on the Revolution side, and the fact that it was the Whig gospel for a century, and you will see its working merit.
~By Frederick Pollock ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


All civilization has from time to time become a thin crust over a volcano of revolution.
~By Henry Ellis ~


It is wrong to try to avoid the struggle against imperialism under the pretext that independence and revolution are important, but that peace is still more precious.
~By Kim Il Sung ~


I am proud to find, from two astronomical observations, that Chapel Hill lies right in the orbit of Jupiter and his satellites, and that the period of his revolution is about twelve years.
~By William Hooper ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


The only way to support a revolution is to make your own.
~By Abbie Hoffman ~


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 ~


True revolutionaries are like God - they create the world in their own image. Our awesome responsibility to ourselves, to our children, and to the future is to create ourselves in the image of goodness, because the future depends on the nobility of our imaginings.
~By Barbara Grizzuti Harrison ~


The most heroic word in all languages is revolution.
~By Eugene V. Debs ~


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


Listen, the next revolution is gonna be a revolution of ideas.
~By Bill Hicks ~


Industrialization based on machinery, already referred to as a characteristic of our age, is but one aspect of the revolution that is being wrought by technology.
~By Emily Greene Balch ~


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 ~


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! The people howls and cries, Freedom, that's what we're needing! We've needed it for centuries, our arteries are bleeding. The stage is shaking, the audience rock. The whole thing is over by nine o'clock.
~By Kurt Tucholsky ~


Now since France has three times in sixty years failed to obtain practical results from Political revolutions, all Europe is apt to press forward into new Social doctrine to regulate the future.
~By Lajos Kossuth ~


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 ~


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 ~


Do you think Revolutions are made with rose water?
~By Francis Bond Head ~


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 ~


If man does find the solution for world peace it will be the most revolutionary reversal of his record we have ever known.
~By George C. Marshall ~


It was a particularly interesting and exciting time, and the European political and artistic establishment was turned on by the Civil Rights Movement and the artistic revolution that was becoming a part of jazz.
~By Archie Shepp ~


But with the Industrial Revolution and introduction of various industrial techniques for purifying sugar, we have a situation in which what we are consuming is not good nutritionally or ecologically.
~By Marvin Harris ~


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


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 ~


Before Vatican II, in theology, as in other areas, the discipline was fixed. After the council there has been a revolution - a chaotic revolution - with free discussion on everything. There is now no common theology or philosophy as there was before.
~By Godfried Danneels ~


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


You cannot make a revolution with silk gloves.
~By Joseph Stalin ~


The revolution is like a vessel filled with the pulsating heartbeat of millions of working people.
~By Ernst Toller ~


The period that I could consider the most important in my literary work came about beginning with the Revolution, and in a certain way, developed as a consequence of the Revolution. But it was also a result of the counterrevolutionary coup of November 1975.
~By Jose Saramago ~


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 ~


I began revolution with 82 men. If I had to do it again, I do it with 10 or 15 and absolute faith. It does not matter how small you are if you have faith and plan of action.
~By Fidel Castro ~


We wait here to meet the Provisional Revolutionary Government of South Vietnam to discuss together a ceremony of orderly transfer of power so as to avoid any unnecessary bloodshed in the population.
~By Duong Van Minh ~


Learning is always rebellion... Every bit of new truth discovered is revolutionary to what was believed before.
~By Margaret Lee Runbeck ~


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 ~


We do not believe that the Marxist program, which embodies the continuity of the experience of the actual class struggle and real revolutions of the last one hundred and fifty years, is a definitely closed book.
~By Ernest Mandel ~


Therefore, our fight must primarily be a political mass struggle with revolutionary goals.
~By Joe Slovo ~


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


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


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


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


And I don't expect anyone can bring about a revolution in the way that Bob Dylan did - and really didn't - in the 1960s.
~By Michael Stipe ~


I believe I'm going to die doing the things I was born to do. I believe I'm going to die high off the people. I believe I'm going to die a revolutionary in the international revolutionary proletarian struggle.
~By Fred Hampton ~


When the scheme for the construction of a railroad from Baltimore to the waters of the Ohio River first began to take form, the United States had barely emerged from the Revolutionary period.
~By John Moody ~


We have confirmed something we only knew in theory, namely that revolution, in which uncontrolled and uncontrollable forces operate imperiously, is blind and destructive, grandiose and cruel.
~By Frederica Montseny ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


I think there was a revolution in poetry, associated chiefly with Eliot and Pound; but maybe it is of the nature of revolutions or of the nature of history that their innovations should later come to look trivial or indistinguishable from technical tricks.
~By Howard Nemerov ~


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


We have not made the Revolution, the Revolution has made us.
~By Georg Buchner ~


A revolutionary idea is usually one with its sleeves rolled up.
~By Navjot Singh Sidhu ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 Iraqis who have risen up against the occupation are not 'insurgents' or 'terrorists' or 'The Enemy.' They are the revolution, the Minutemen, and their numbers will grow - and they will win.
~By Michael Moore ~


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


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


Deep within man dwell those slumbering powers; powers that would astonish him, that he never dreamed of possessing; forces that would revolutionize his life if aroused and put into action.
~By Orison Swett Marden ~


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


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 ~


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


I promote revolution against the Capitalists and the Social Marxists.
~By Tom Metzger ~


I wanted to make sure that this be the first scientific and technology revolution in history in which the public thoroughly discussed all the potential benefits and all the potential harms, in advance of the technology coming online and running its course.
~By Jeremy Rifkin ~


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 ~


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


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


This would only come if you have a revolutionary change in technology like the jet brought about.
~By Adolf Galland ~


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 ~


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


When I realized, in 1978, that Lucy did represent a new species of human ancestor, and that I had an opportunity to name this new species, I realized this was a revolutionary step in understanding human origins.
~By Donald Johanson ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


It is only with burning anger that we can speak of this attack by counter-revolutionary reactionary elements against the capital of our country, against our people's democratic order and the power of the working class.
~By Janos Kadar ~


If today I stand here as a revolutionary, it is as a revolutionary against the Revolution.
~By Adolf Hitler ~


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


A revolution is impossible without a revolutionary situation; furthermore, not every revolutionary situation leads to revolution.
~By Vladimir Lenin ~


I have been ever of opinion that revolutions are not to be evaded.
~By Benjamin Disraeli ~


No advance in wealth, no softening of manners, no reform or revolution has ever brought human equality a millimeter nearer.
~By George Orwell ~


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


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 ~


The simple act of telling a woman's story from a woman's point of view is a revolutionary act: it never has been done before.
~By Carol P. Christ ~


Personal transformation can and does have global effects. As we go, so goes the world, for the world is us. The revolution that will save the world is ultimately a personal one.
~By Marianne Williamson ~


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


The greatest revolution in our generation is that of human beings, who by changing the inner attitudes of their minds, can change the outer aspects of their lives.
~By Marilyn Ferguson ~


Revolutions require work, revolutions require sacrifice, revolutions, and our own included, require a certain amount of rationing, a certain amount of calluses, a certain amount of sacrifice.
~By Lee Harvey Oswald ~


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 ~


Divine right went out with the American Revolution and doesn't belong to the White House aides. What meat do they eat that makes them grow so great?
~By Sam Ervin ~

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