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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.
You'll know the green revolution has been won when the word 'green' disappears.
Beginning with adolescence, my political formation was oriented in the ideological direction of Marxism. It was natural, being that my thinking was influenced by an atmosphere of active critical resistance. That was the way it was during all of the dictatorship and up to the Revolution of 1974.
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.
You have to understand that to have a revolution when you are 18 years old is completely different from normal political leaders who were born in a democracy and will die in a democracy and never to have experienced that change. I have seen that change.
Jose Manuel Barroso
In the final analysis, the whole cause of world revolution hinges on the revolutionary struggles of the Asian, African and Latin American people who make up the overwhelming majority of the world's population.
Mr. Mijanovi and those associated with him are the hope and the conscience of the Yugoslav revolution.
Adam Smith's huge failure was the fact that he did not foresee the industrial revolution.
P. J. O'Rourke
Revolution is a trivial shift in the emphasis of suffering.
The West was involved in toppling the Mossadegh government. That ultimately led to the Iranian revolution.
Promise yourself to live your life as a revolution and not just a process of evolution.
Anthony J. D'Angelo
Digital technology is the same revolution as adding sound to pictures and the same revolution as adding color to pictures. Nothing more and nothing less.
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.
There we were in the middle of a sexual revolution wearing clothes that guaranteed we wouldn't get laid.
The time to stop a revolution is at the beginning, not the end.
Adlai E. Stevenson
What really turns me on about technology is not just the ability to get more songs on MP3 players. The revolution - this revolution - is much bigger than that. I hope, I believe. What turns me on about the digital age, what excites me personally, is that you have closed the gap between dreaming and doing.
I'm kind of like Che Guevera. I lead the revolution, but at some point I turn it over to someone else.
The right of revolution, which tyrants, in mockery, accord to mankind, is no legal right under a government; it is only a natural right to overturn a government.
A revolution simply means great change, significant change, and that's how I'm defining it - great change for the better, brought about through non-violent means.
Aung San Suu Kyi
However much we might deplore the profit motive, or consumerist values, if everyone just wants i-Pods we would probably be better off than if they wanted class revolution.
Comic book fans have loved Wolverine, and all the 'X-Men' characters, for more than the action. I think that's what set it apart from many of the other comic books. In the case of Wolverine, when he appeared, he was a revolution really. He was the first anti-hero.
Moammar Gaddafi, who has called himself the 'Guide of the First of September Great Revolution of the Socialist People's Libyan Arab Jamahiriya,' should go down in history with the Emperor Bokassa and Idi Amin as a grotesque reminder of why people have the right to change their government.
What role did the Internet play in the Egyptian Revolution? People will be arguing about the answer to that question for decades if not centuries.
Social revolutions and group revolutions are good, and we need that, but we also need personal revolution - revolution within ourselves that change who we are as people.
To love without role, without power plays, is revolution.
Rita Mae Brown
C. S. Lewis
Leonardo da Vinci
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