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Civilization is a movement and not a condition, a voyage and not a harbor.
Arnold J. Toynbee
Supermarket tabloids and celebrity gossip shows are not just innocently shallow entertainment, but a fundamental part of a much larger movement that involves apathy, greed and hierarchy.
Change means movement. Movement means friction. Only in the frictionless vacuum of a nonexistent abstract world can movement or change occur without that abrasive friction of conflict.
I do not believe in political movements. I believe in personal movement, that movement of the soul when a man who looks at himself is so ashamed that he tries to make some sort of change - within himself, not on the outside.
No great movement designed to change the world can bear to be laughed at or belittled. Mockery is a rust that corrodes all it touches.
An awful lot of gay pop stars pretend to be straight. I'm going to start a movement of straight pop stars pretending to be gay.
This crusade is much more important than the anti- lynching movement, because there would be no lynching if it did not start in the schoolroom.
Carter G. Woodson
I have something to prove, as long as I know there's something that needs improvement, and you know that everytime I move, I make a woman's movement.
A movement is only composed of people moving. To feel its warmth and motion around us is the end as well as the means.
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.
I am not a communist and neither is the revolutionary movement.
The only good political movement I've seen lately was Occupy Wall Street. They had no leaders, which was genius. But unfortunately it always ends up with some hippy playing a flute.
Growth is an erratic forward movement: two steps forward, one step back. Remember that and be very gentle with yourself.
If Martin Luther King came back, he'd say we need another civil rights movement built on class not race.
Henry Louis Gates
Chess can be described as the movement of pieces eating one another.
I have seen the movement of the sinews of the sky, And the blood coursing in the veins of the moon.
That's what he was saying, the civil rights movement - judge me for my character, not how black my skin is, not how yellow my skin is, how short I am, how tall or fat or thin; It's by my character.
There are movements which impinge upon the nerves with a strength that is incomparable, for movement has power to stir the senses and emotions, unique in itself.
The trade union movement represents the organized economic power of the workers... It is in reality the most potent and the most direct social insurance the workers can establish.
The women's movement hasn't changed my sex life. It wouldn't dare.
Zsa Zsa Gabor
Class is not a fixed designation in this country. We are an upwardly mobile society with a lot of movement between income groups.
The challenge of screenwriting is to say much in little and then take half of that little out and still preserve an effect of leisure and natural movement.
The thing about Occupy is that the sentiment the movement embodies is timeless: Don't be greedy, share.
I'm passionately involved in life: I love its change, its color, its movement. To be alive, to be able to see, to walk, to have houses, music, paintings - it's all a miracle.
It's not about how much movement you do, how much interaction there is, it just reeks of credibility if it's real. If it's contrived, it seems to work for a while for the people who can't filter out the real and unreal.
Violent movements attract thugs and firebrands who enjoy the mayhem. Violent tactics provide a pretext for retaliation by the enemy and alienate third parties who might otherwise support the movement.
Occupy has to continue as a bold, in-your-face movement - occupying banks, corporate headquarters, board meetings, campuses and Wall Street itself. We need weekly - if not daily - nonviolent assaults right on Wall Street.
When the women's liberation movement began, when people began protesting against the Vietnam War, civil rights movement, at the beginning of those movements, the majority of the country was not with them, did not believe in the basic principles of any of those philosophies.
The political core of any movement for freedom in the society has to have the political imperative to protect free speech.
I love the freedom of movement that my phone gives me. That has definitely transformed my life.
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