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Those who excel in virtue have the best right of all to rebel, but then they are of all men the least inclined to do so.
What is a rebel? A man who says no.
I've been reckless, but I'm not a rebel without a cause.
He that rebels against reason is a real rebel, but he that in defence of reason rebels against tyranny has a better title to Defender of the Faith, than George the Third.
I've reached a point in my life where it's the little things that matter... I was always a rebel and probably could have got much farther had I changed my attitude. But when you think about it, I got pretty far without changing attitudes. I'm happier with that.
Men seldom, or rather never for a length of time and deliberately, rebel against anything that does not deserve rebelling against.
When the first big paycheque with 'Dumb And Dumber' hit, I went: 'Gosh, I wonder if this will affect my performance. Will I do a take and think, was that worth $7 million?' But that never happened. If anything, it made me rebel against that thing when people who get rich start playing it safe.
Pride is still aiming at the best houses: Men would be angels, angels would be gods. Aspiring to be gods, if angels fell; aspiring to be angels men rebel.
Man is the unnatural animal, the rebel child of nature, and more and more does he turn himself against the harsh and fitful hand that reared him.
H. G. Wells
Defy your own group. Rebel against yourself.
Other people will call me a rebel, but I just feel like I'm living my life and doing what I want to do. Sometimes people call that rebellion, especially when you're a woman.
I can't bear art that you can walk round and admire. A book should be either a bandit or a rebel or a man in the crowd.
David Herbert Lawrence
Sure, I always chose rebels to identify with - I still do - but to me a rebel isn't so much someone who breaks the law as someone who goes against the odds.
I knew by heart all the dialogue of James Dean's films; I could watch Rebel Without a Cause a hundred times over.
The whole concept of 'grounding' children is utterly stupid - they just go off and rebel and don't like you. When my kids eventually come along, I don't want them to not like me.
The young always have the same problem - how to rebel and conform at the same time. They have now solved this by defying their parents and copying one another.
I rebel at the notion that I can't be part of other groups, that I can't construct identities through elective affinity, that race must be the most important thing about me. Is that what I want on my gravestone: Here lies an African American?
Henry Louis Gates
I will die like a true-blue rebel. Don't waste any time in mourning - organize.
If you haven't turned rebel by twenty you've got no heart; if you haven't turned establishment by thirty you've got no brains!
Master of the universe but not of myself, I am the only rebel against my absolute power.
If someone puts too much pressure on me, I will automatically rebel.
To be honest, I've always had far too much freedom. I had a job when I was 10. I started living on my own when I was 17 or 18. I've earned my own money; I've traveled the world. What would I rebel against?
How do you rebel in a family of rebels?
I have a really, really, really normal family. And by normal I mean we're all nuts on some level. I think you've gotta be a little nuts to pursue any kind of creative job. I was also a really good kid. I know that sounds really dull, but I didn't rebel in the traditional sense.
I instinctively dress a bit tougher because I've spent a lot of time in the U.S. and I realised there was a certain image projected of me here. I've always been an absolute rebel. When I was in my teen years I had piercings and wore all black.
I was not cut out to be a rebel.
You know, I was a school rebel. Whatever they said do, I didn't do. I was totally anti-everything.
Every genuine boy is a rebel and an anarch. If he were allowed to develop according to his own instincts, his own inclinations, society would undergo such a radical transformation as to make the adult revolutionary cower and cringe.
John Andrew Holmes
That's a difficult question, because to consider yourself a rebel is sort of ridiculous.
It is human nature to instinctively rebel at obscurity or ordinariness.
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