Revolution Quotes

War is when the government tells you who...

War is when the government tells you who the bad guy is. Revolution is when you decide that for yourself. ...Benjamin Franklin
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"Every revolution was fi...

"Every revolution was first a thought in one manโ€™s mind." โ€” Ralph Waldo Emerson
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"The most radical revolutionary w...

"The most radical revolutionary will become a conservative the day after the revolution." โ€” Hannah Arendt
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โ€œNo Green Revolution, no hydroponics, no making the deserts bloom ...

โ€œNo Green Revolution, no hydroponics, no making the deserts bloom can beat an exponential population growth.โ€ โ€• Carl Sagan, Billions & Billions: Thoughts on Life and Death at the Brink of the Millennium
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Dont be so caught up in achieving a...

Dont be so caught up in achieving an internal revolution, when reality awaits upon you to attain satisfaction- Me
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Power is not a means , it is an end .One does not establish a ...

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.โ€ โ€• George Orwell
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โ€œThe revol...

โ€œThe revolution will not be televisedโ€
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There is probably no easier, simpler method for growing grain. It involves li...

There is probably no easier, simpler method for growing grain. It involves little more than broadcasting seed and spreading straw, but it has taken me over thirty years to reach this simplicity. ~Masanobu Fukuoka, The One-Straw Revolution
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โ€œEvery joke is...

โ€œEvery joke is a tiny revolutionโ€ - George Orwell
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โ€œEvery joke is...

โ€œEvery joke is a tiny revolution.โ€ - George Orwell
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"A revolution is a struggle...

"A revolution is a struggle to the death between the future and the past." -Fidel Castro
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"The revolution is not an apple...

"The revolution is not an apple that falls when it is ripe. You have to make it fall" - Che Guevara
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โ€œPoverty is the parent o...

โ€œPoverty is the parent of revolution and crime.โ€ โ€” Aristotle, Greek philosopher
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โ€œYou cannot buy the revolution. You cannot make th...

โ€œYou cannot buy the revolution. You cannot make the revolution. You can only be the revolution. It is in your spirit, or it is nowhere.โ€ - Ursula K. Le Guin
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โ€œYou cannot buy the revolution. You cannot make t...

โ€œYou cannot buy the revolution. You cannot make the revolution. You can only be the revolution. It is in your spirit, or it is nowhere.โ€ โ€• Ursula K. LeGuin
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โ€œYou cannot buy the revolution. You cannot make the revo...

โ€œYou cannot buy the revolution. You cannot make the revolution. You can only be the revolution. It is in your spirit, or it is nowhere.โ€ โ€• Ursula K. Le Guin, The Dispossessed
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โ€œPower is not a means, it is an end. One does not establish a ...

โ€œPower 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.โ€ ~ George Orwell
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"Art is either p...

"Art is either plagiarism or revolution." โ€” Paul Gauguin
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"It is well enough that people of the nation do not understan...

"It is well enough that people of the 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
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โ€œThere are two ways to make a revolution. You can blast your enemy with machine guns until he a...

โ€œThere are two ways to make a revolution. You can blast your enemy with machine guns until he acknowledges the superiority of those holding the machine guns. That is one way. Or you can transform the nation through a revolution of the spirit โ€ฆโ€ Appointed minister of propaganda of Nazi Germany
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"We are not converted only once in our lives but many...

"We are not converted only once in our lives but many times and this endless series of conversions and inner revolutions leads to our transformation."--Thomas Merton
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"Power is not a means, it is an end. One does not establish a di...

"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." - George Orwell, 1984
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"The most radical revolutionary w...

"The most radical revolutionary will become a conservative the day after the revolution." โ€” Hannah Arendt
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Revolution is an inalienable right...

Revolution is an inalienable right of mankind. Freedom is an imperishable birth right of all. - Bhagat Singh
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"In revolution there are only two typ...

"In revolution there are only two types of men, those who cause them and those who profit by them" -Napoleon Bonaparte
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"You cannot make a ...

"You cannot make a revolution with silk gloves" ~ Joseph Stalin
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โ€œRevolutions, like tree...

โ€œRevolutions, like trees, must be judged by their fruit.โ€ -- Ignazio Silone
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"In reality, though, the first thing to ask of history is that it should point out to ...

"In reality, though, the first thing to ask of history is that it should point out to us the paths of liberty. The great lesson to draw from revolutions is not that they devour humanity but rather that tyranny never fails to generate them." -- Pierre Elliott Tradeau
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A revolution is a struggle...

A revolution is a struggle to the death between the future and the past. Fidel Castro
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The Revolution wonโ€™t happen with guns. It will happen incrementally, year by year, generation by g...

The Revolution wonโ€™t happen with guns. It will happen incrementally, year by year, generation by generation. We will gradually infiltrate their educational institutions and political offices, transforming them slowly into Marxist entities as we move towards universal egalitarianism. โ€” Max Horkheimer
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"The year 1916 was cursed; 1917 wil...

"The year 1916 was cursed; 1917 will surely be better!" - Tsar Nicholas II, the year of the October Revolution.
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"Revolutions are frightening...

"Revolutions are frightening, but election campaigns are disgusting." - Nicolรกs Gรณmez Dรกvila
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"A revolution without da...

"A revolution without dancing is not a revolution worth having." -Emma Goldman
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"Since the French Revolution influence of woman has declined in proportion to her rights and clai...

"Since the French Revolution influence of woman has declined in proportion to her rights and claims; these have proven a symptom of weakening and deadening of the most womanly of instincts. There is stupidity in this, almost masculine stupidity, of which a sensible woman is ashamed of." - Nietzsche
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"Those who make peaceful revoluti...

"Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable." - John F. Kennedy
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โ€œEducation imparted by hea...

โ€œEducation imparted by heart can bring revolution in the societyโ€. - Abul Kalam Azad
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"Art is either p...

"Art is either plagiarism or revolution." โ€” Paul Gauguin
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"The revolution in me is showing you the revolution in you. Thatโ€™s the only ho...

"The revolution in me is showing you the revolution in you. Thatโ€™s the only hope of glory. Nobodyโ€™s going to come out of the sky. Nobody will ever come to save us. Thereโ€™s no heaven up there! Weโ€™ll have to make heaven down here!" - Jim Jones
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Poverty is the pa...

Poverty is the parent of revolution and crime - Aristotle
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"War is when your Government tells...

"War is when your Government tells you who the enemy is, Revolution is when you figure it out for yourself."
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Our world need...

Our world needs revolution of love - Pope Francis
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You Cant Start A...

You Cant Start A Revolution With White Gloves - Unknown
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"Those who make peaceful revo...

"Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable." -- JFK
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โ€œWhen dictatorship is ...

โ€œWhen dictatorship is a fact, revolution is a dutyโ€.โ€ โ€• Armadeu de Prado
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Trotsky to the mensheviks and SRs leaving the all russian congress of soviets pos...

Trotsky to the mensheviks and SRs leaving the all russian congress of soviets post october revolution ""You are pitiful, isolated individuals! You are bankrupts. Your role is played out. Go where you belong from now on โ€“ into the dustbin of history!"
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"Those who make peaceful revoluti...

"Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable." - John F. Kennedy
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"Those who make peaceful revoluti...

"Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable." -John F. Kennedy
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"Revolutions, like tree...

"Revolutions, like trees, must be judged by their fruit." -- Ignazio Silone
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โ€œThose who make peaceful revolut...

โ€œThose who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable.โ€ John F. Kennedy
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โ€œThose who make peaceful revoluti...

โ€œThose who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable." - John F. Kennedy
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"You cannot buy the revolution. You cannot make the revo...

"You cannot buy the revolution. You cannot make the revolution. You can only be the revolution. It is in your spirit, or it is nowhere." ~ Ursula K. Le Guin, The Dispossessed
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"Most men and women will grow up to love...

"Most men and women will grow up to love their servitude and will never dream of revolution." โ€” Aldous Huxley, Brave New World
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Power is not a means, it is an end. One does not establish a dictatorship in ...

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. -George Orwell (1984)
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"There are never any paradoxes. The appearance of what ...

"There are never any paradoxes. The appearance of what seems to be a paradox is simply the illumination of oneโ€™s ignorance." -random comment on Marginal Revolution website
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"The first revolution is when you change your mind about ...

"The first revolution is when you change your mind about how you look at things, and see there might be another way to look at it that you have not been shown." - Gil Scott-Heron
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"The biggest problem w...

"The biggest problem with revolution is the morning after." - Slavoj Zizek
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[Request] Something along the lines of "(this...

[Request] Something along the lines of "(this person) is helpful on the first day of the revolution, but on the second day he should be shot."
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"Revolution is...

"Revolution is not a onetime event." - Audre Lorde
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"Those who make peaceful revolu...

"Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable" - J.F.Kennedy
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Inferiors revolt in order that they may become equ...

Inferiors revolt in order that they may become equal, and equals that they may be superior. Such is the state of mind which creates revolutions. - aristotle
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Fantasy. Lunacy. All revolutions are,...

Fantasy. Lunacy. All revolutions are, until they happen, then they become historical inevitabilities. - David Mitchell
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โ€œOne has to belong to the intelligentsia to believe something like that. No ordinary man coul...

โ€œOne has to belong to the intelligentsia to believe something like that. No ordinary man could be such a fool.โ€ George Orwell (on a left-wing rumor that America had entered World War II to crush a budding English socialist revolution.) ("Notes on Nationalism" [Polemic magazine]) (1945)
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"... the search for motives, the demand that everybody display in public his innermost motivation...

"... the search for motives, the demand that everybody display in public his innermost motivation, since it actually demands the impossible, transforms all actors into hypocrites; the moment the display of motives begins, hypocrisy begins to poison all human relations." - H. Arendt, On Revolution
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"If there's any hope for America, it lies in a revolution,...

"If there's any hope for America, it lies in a revolution, and if there's any hope for a revolution in America, it lies in getting Elvis Presley to become Che Guevara." - Phil Ochs
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"One man's rev...

"One man's revolution is another man's terrorist "
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"Revolutions swing back and forth betwee...

"Revolutions swing back and forth between puritanism and debauchery, without touching civilized ground." - Nicolรกs Gรณmez Dรกvila
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"Education among all kinds of men always has had, and always w...

"Education among all kinds of men always has had, and always will have, an element of danger and revolution, of dissatisfaction and discontent. Nevertheless, men strive to know."- W.E.B. DuBois
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"Great ideas and great revolutions al...

"Great ideas and great revolutions always create the right hour for the solution of many problems." -Benito Mussolini
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It is well enough that the people of the nation do not unders...

It is well enough that the people of the 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
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"the pessimist is invisible in both history books and the media. Without belief in gods or ghosts,...

"the pessimist is invisible in both history books and the media. Without belief in gods or ghosts, unmotivated by a comprehensive delusion, he could never plant a bomb, plan a revolution, or shed blood for a cause. Pessimists are indeed lackadaisical as partisans in the human drama" - Thomas Ligotti
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"All revolutions are the sheerest fantasy until t...

"All revolutions are the sheerest fantasy until they happen; then they become historical inevitabilities." - Sonmi-451, from David Mitchell's 'Cloud Atlas'
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