Quotation Explorer - 'Revolution'

No revolution, no political change, is ever born from immaculate conception. - Mike Klepper
We preach revolution but whine about the oppression in the name of change. - Goitsemang Mvula
What we need in literature today are vast philosophic horizons; we need the most ultimate, the most fearsome, the most fearless 'Why?' and 'What next?'("Literature, Revolution, and Entropy") - Yevgeny Zamyatin
...the women of this nation in 1876, have greater cause for discontent, rebellion and revolution than the men of 1776. - Susan B. Anthony
Every man must be a part of a progressive revolution at least once in his lifetime! This will leave him great honour and great memories for the future. - Mehmet Murat ildan
Without Psychological Evolution there cannot be any form of revolution. The self is constantly changing. Be involved, be evolved, be revolutionized as lucent and fresh as the new wave hitting at the shore. Become the Sea of Changes. It starts from within. - Grigoris Deoudis
Hast du Angst? Zu Recht. Die Revolution wird nicht unblutig untergehen. - Bettina Kerwien
A mansion begins with one brick.A forest begins with one tree.A harvest begins with one seed.An ocean begins with one drop.A friendship begins with one gesture.A fire begins with one spark.A revolution begins with one idea. - Matshona Dhliwayo
You said, 'They’re harmless dreamers and they’re loved by the people.' 'What,' I asked you, 'is harmless about a dreamer, and what,' I asked you, 'is harmless about the love of the people? Revolution only needs good dreamers who remember their dreams. - Tennessee Williams
Power rarely ends up in the hands of those who start a revolution, or even those who further it; power sticks to those who bring it to a conclusion - Robert Greene
Revolution begins in putting on bright colors. - Tennessee Williams
With the single exception of the American Revolution, the aftermath of all revolutions from 1789 on only worsened the human condition. - Arnold Beichman
One of the best ways you can fight discrimination is by taking good care of yourself. Your survival is not just important; it's an act of revolution. - DaShanne Stokes
The American war is over, but this is far from being the case with the American Revolution. - Benjamin Rush
the sword of revolution is sharpened on the whetting stone of ideas-bhagat singh in court during his trial, india's struggle for freedom - Bhagat Singh
Revolution doesn't always mean violent, it has a reverse meaning on it; noituLOVEr - Cj Lacuesta
It doesn't matter if most people refuse to understand nor support my efforts, not at all, it doesn't at all matter. What matters is, I am pioneering a revolution. - Sunday Adelaja
You want a revolution, start murdering innocents. - M.F. Moonzajer
And how can there be a final revolution? There is no final one. The number of revolutions is infinite. - Yevgeny Zamyatin
Anything that keeps old words in circulation is to be treasured, the French revolution be damned. - Joseph Bottum
The era of revolution by military means produced a greater degree of desperation and frustration. This was brought to an end by the people. - Nilantha Ilangamuwa
Always beware of the fact, that the only thing hindering an all out revolution is your fear of losing the scraps they throw at you.--Twitter post, July 29, 2012 - Gore Vidal
We are in the middle of the biggest revolution in reading and writing since the advent of the Gutenberg press. - Sara Sheridan
Revolution, n. In politics, an abrupt change in the form of misgovernment. - Ambrose Bierce
A Revolution is always A Step in the Forward Direction benefiting the majority. - Ashok Khurana
The revolution lasted six minutes and covered one hundred an twelve meters. - Cordwainer Smith
A Large-Scale Revolution can not happen without a higher-awareness to seek Personal Growth on an individual level. - Matthew Donnelly
A revolution is not a dinner party, or writing an essay, or painting a picture, or doing embroidery; it cannot be so refined, so leisurely and gentle, so temperate, kind, courteous, restrained and magnanimous. A revolution is an insurrection, an act of violence by which one class overthrows another. - Mao Tse-tung
A great human revolution in just a single individual will help achieve a change in the destiny of a nation, and further, can even enable a change in the destiny of all humankind. - Daisaku Ikeda
There is no country on earth which does need no revolution! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Promise yourself to live your life as a revolution and not just a process of evolution.
Resolved, that the women of this nation in 1876, have greater cause for discontent, rebellion and revolution than the men of 1776. - Susan B. Anthony
Big fish eats small fish; oceans need revolution! Big man beats little man; world needs revolution! Big galaxies swallow little galaxies; universe needs revolution! Anything which is not ethical needs a strong revolution! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Revolution is an awakening, so is the spring! Spring is an awakening, so is the revolution! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Those who make peaceful revolution impossible, make violent revolution inevitable. - John F. Kennedy
History respects revolutions; and yet, if a revolution is progressive, support it; if it is reactionary, resist it! - Mehmet Murat ildan
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? - Dorothy Day
They sit there shouting "Don't do it." Someone told them revolution looked like the Cosby Show. A slight tug with a good lesson. Revolution is a tough struggle between what was and what needs to be. - Darnell Lamont Walker
The revolution is not an apple that falls when it is ripe. You have to make it fall. - Che Guevara
We all have a revolution inside us. For one thing or another!! It is a nature for us to be like this, we want things to be like God created them to be, and when it doesn't go that way, we fight for our Lord as warriors and soldiers. God is alive and we need him to change this world. Elena~ - Elena Toledo
No turtle can be a revolutionist, because revolution requires high speed! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Lenin only believes in the revolution and in the virtue of expediency.'One must be prepared for every sacrifice, to use, if necessary, every stratagem, ruse, illegal method, to be determined to conceal the truth, for the sole purpose of accomplishing, despite everything, the communist task'. - Albert Camus
The revolution is not a tea party. - Mao Tse-tung
The government in a revolution is the despotism of liberty against tyranny - Maximilien Robespierre
I'm for the revolutionaries but against the revolution. - Marty Rubin
A revolution does not have to eat its children. In fact, it is those who are in power who could very well initiate revolutions. Let us not be old-fashioned and think only of armed uprisings of minorities as revolutions. Any movement that seeks to overhaul established attitudes is a revolution. - F. Sionil José
So... what was the reason to don't be social!???...Oh, thanks Hackers: Heroes of the Computer Revolution for reminding me. - Deyth Banger
The ones who close the path for peacefull revolution, at the same time open the path for violent revolution. - Hugo Chávez
The Revolution won't be televised. It's already available on Amazon in ebook format. - Kenya Wright
The idea of a mass audience was really an invention of the Industrial Revolution. - David Cronenberg
The revolution is not an apple that falls when ripe. You have to make it fall. - Ernesto Che Guevara
Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable."[Remarks on the first anniversary of the Alliance for Progress, 13 March 1962] - John F. Kennedy
Every country on Earth needs a progressive Revolution. But these revolutions must come through the Revolutions in the mind, not through Revolutions using Violence! - Mehmet Murat ildan
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. - Louis Farrakhan
I tip my hat to the new constitution, I take a bow for the new revolution, smile and grin at the change all around me. - The Who
Revolution starts within our own heart, not on the street - Indy Bissessur
One does not establish a dictatorship in order to safeguard a revolution; one makes the revolution in order to establish a dictatorship. - George Orwell
The most powerful tools of revolution through intention are humility and consciousness. - Bryant McGill
FUCK UNITY! FUCK CONSENSUS! There was no unity or consensus during the American Revolution. We had principled leadership from a small, vocal, minority that refused to compromise on the issue of individual liberty. - A.E. Samaan
If a single person dies, the revolution has been lost. - Marty Rubin
A revolution in the eyes of man carries purpose.A revolution in the eyes of the awakened carries bliss. - Sal Martinez
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. - Alexis de Tocqueville
Revolution must take place within one's own mind. - Lionel Suggs
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? - David Bohm
The Gospel lives in conversation with culture, and if the Church holds back from the culture, the Gospel itself falls silent. Therefore, we must be fearless in crossing the threshold of the communication and information revolution now taking place. - Pope John Paul II
Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable. - John F. Kennedy
Let every American, every lover of liberty, every well wisher to his posterity, swear by the blood of the Revolution, never to violate in the least particular, the laws of the country; and never to tolerate their violation by others. - Abraham Lincoln
To send men to the firing squad, judicial proof is unnecessary. These procedures are an archaic bourgeois detail. This is a revolution! And a revolutionary must become a cold killing machine motivated by pure hate. We must create the pedagogy of the paredón [execution wall]. - Ernesto Che Guevara
Even in the middle of barking dogs, you can hear the footsteps of a big revolution! - Mehmet Murat ildan
What is the end of our revolution? The tranquil enjoyment of liberty and equality; the reign of that eternal justice, the laws of which are graven, not on marble or stone, but in the hearts of men, even in the heart of the slave who has forgotten them, and in that of the tyrant who disowns them. - Maximilien Robespierre
An ant can't make a revolution, but a monkey can do; because it owns a fist! No real revolution is ever possible without fist. - Mehmet Murat ildan
Having a kid is like an industrial revolution of the emotions. Suddenly you can mass produce worry, and guilt. - S. K Tremayne
The only way to support a revolution is to make your own. - Abbie Hoffman
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. - Marilyn Ferguson
INSURRECTION, n. An unsuccessful revolution. Disaffection's failure to substitute misrule for bad government. - Ambrose Bierce
Revolution does not begin with a group. It begins from the heart. - Shahla Khan
Jesus didn't die as a frustrated failed revolutionary. His death was the revolution. - William H. Willimon
Revolution is everywhere, in everything. There is no final revolution, no final number. - Yevgeny Zamyatin
It is well enough that the people of this nation do not understand our banking and monetary system, for if they did, I believe there would be a revolution before tomorrow morning. - Henry Ford
Revolution is not a onetime event. - Audre Lorde
I believe that a revolution can begin from this one strand of straw. Seen at a glance, this rice straw may appear light and insignificant. Hardly anyone would believe that it could start a revolution. Nevertheless, I have come to realize the weight and power of this straw. - Fukuoka , Masanobu
Heretics are the only [bitter] remedy against the entropy of human thought.("Literature, Revolution, and Entropy") - Yevgeny Zamyatin
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. - Abbie Hoffman
If no one seems to understandStart your own revolution and cut out the middleman - Billy Bragg
The significance of a revolution will be known after the days have gone past us. When the children of the coming years wake up and like the albatross glide across the azure sky.The freedom to live a life of meaning and joy. - Avijeet Das
A revolution is not a bed of roses. A revolution is a struggle between the future and the past. - Fidel Castro
If I can't dance to it, it's not my revolution. - Emma Goldman
I am not going to leave this land, I will die as a martyr at the end I shall remain, defiant. Muammar is leader of the revolution until the end of time. - Muammar Gaddafi
Almost everybody today believes that nothing in economic history has ever moved as fast as, or had a greater impact than, the Information Revolution. But the Industrial Revolution moved at least as fast in the same time span, and had probably an equal impact if not a greater one. - Peter Drucker
Revolution is no dinner party, unless your dinner party is full of blood and iron. - Mao Tse-Tung
A reactionary revolution is nothing but a high-speed evolution backwards! - Mehmet Murat ildan
The philosophy that prepares a revolution and the sentiment that underpins the philosophy have, in every case the two pillars of nihilism and mysticism. - Yukio Mishima
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. - Daisaku Ikeda
Every revolution evaporates and leaves behind only the slime of a new bureaucracy. - Franz Kafka
Hey everyone. This is , the one who wrote a A BOY I ONCE KNEW and BLACK SHEEP AND KISSING COUSINS. To those of you who read either one, thanks! But another , not me, wrote WOMEN AND THE CUBAN REVOLUTION and VALLEY OF THE SHADOW. Just setting the record straight! - Elizabeth Stone
The feminine section of the proletarian army is of particularly great significance... the success of a revolution depends on the extent to which women take part in it. - Vladimir Lenin
I want to make a difference, I want to make a change, inspire a revolution, to create, reinvent, and rearrange. - Meagan Earls
If thousands of Marathi people follow me that means they want revolution on Marathi land. - Kjiva
For a successful revolution it is not enough that there is discontent. What is required is a profound and thorough conviction of the justice, necessity and importance of political and social rights. - B.R. Ambedkar
The most radical revolutionary will become a conservative the day after the revolution. - Hannah Arendt
Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable.... I advice keep singing peacefully "GO NAWAZ GO - Abdul'Rauf Hashmi
Revolution does have to be violent precisely because the Pharaoh won't let you go. If the Pharaoh would let you go, the revolution won't have to be violent. - Michael Hardt
A revolution is an idea, taken up by bayonets. - Napoléon Bonaparte
...a revolution of government is the strongest proof that can be given by a people of their virtue and good sense. - John Adams
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. The object of persecution is persecution. The object of torture is torture. The object of power is power. - George Orwell
A societal revolution is politically organic in nature. It can't be engineered. It has to be evolved. - Mamur Mustapha
The effect of a concept-driven revolution is to explain old things in new ways. The effect of a tool-driven revolution is to discover new things that have to be explained. - Frank Watson Dyson
The Bolsheviks killed their own most loyal supporters at Kronstadt in 1921, because they failed to understand that the revolution no longer required revolutionaries, but obedient servants. - Peter Hitchens
We are sorry for the inconvenience, but this is a revolution. - Subcomandante Marcos
Listen, the next revolution is gonna be a revolution of ideas. - Bill Hicks
…little people like me have to keep the true story alive. That way, when the revolution ends, and people come looking for the history, we can say, ‘Here it is we kept it for you. - Mauriel Joslyn
Worth is not something you can buy for $39.99, nor something you can lose with 10 extra pounds. Self-judging people make good consumers. Start a revolution. Love yourself. - Vironika Tugaleva
Poverty is the parent of revolution and crime. - Aristotle
We are the generation of Social Media, Our biggest Revolution is a Tweet of 141 Characters. - Sandra Chami Kassis
Up till recently 75% of all inventions from the time of the industrial revolution is credited to the countries where Protestant ethics were taught - Sunday Adelaja
Even in my own time and in my own life, I have witnessed a revolution. - Sandra Day O'Connor
The exaltation of human reason and its capabilities, a commitment to rigorous and rational debate, a promotion of intellectual inquiry and scholarly exchange--all sponsored by the Church--provided the framework for the Scientific Revolution. - Thomas E. Woods Jr.
Every time you understand something, religion becomes less likely. Only with the discovery of the double helix and the ensuing genetic revolution have we had grounds for thinking that the powers held traditionally to be the exclusive property of the gods might one day be ours. . . . - James D. Watson
Revolution is a spectators sport. The majority will sit in the stands and watch the factions fight. At the end they will choose side with the team that is winning. - George Lincoln Rockwell
For I conclude that the enemy is not lipstick, but guilt itself; that we deserve lipstick, if we want it, AND free speech; we deserve to be sexual AND serious--or whatever we please; we are entitled to wear cowboy boots to our own revolution. - Naomi Wolf
I will not keep quiet until a revolution is started to fight ignorance and superstitions in the church of the lord Jesus Christ and in the nation of my birth. - Sunday Adelaja
The digital revolution is far more significant than the invention of writing or even of printing. - Douglas C. Engelbart
You can never have a revolution in order to establish a democracy. You must have a democracy in order to have a revolution - G. K. Chesterton
The Revolution introduced me to art, and in turn, art introduced me to the Revolution! - Albert Einstein
Pursuing your dreams in spite of opposition is a revolution against mediocrity. By challenging yourself, you transform those around you. - M.J. Stoddard
Free markets are the real people's revolution. - Jeffrey Tucker
Art is either plagiarism or revolution. - Paul Gauguin
A revolution is a struggle between the past and the future. - Fidel Castro
At the side of Enjolras, who represented the logic of revolution, was Combeferre, representing its philosophy. The difference between logic and philosophy is that one can decide upon war, whereas the other can only be fulfilled by peace. - Victor Hugo
Art is either revolution or plagiarism - Paul Gauguin
Revolution is a trivial shift in the emphasis of suffering. - Tom Stoppard
America's present need is not heroics, but healing; not nostrums but normalcy; not revolution, but restoration. - Warren G. Harding
Every revolution was thought first in one man's mind. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
The revolution in global communications thus forces all nations to reconsider traditional ways of thinking about national sovereignty. - George Shultz
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