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Many of us came away from our youth thinking that the story of the Revolution was that the Americans were patriots fighting the oppressive British. It was kind of good versus evil, liberty versus tyranny. When you get into it, you find that it was much more complicated.
People always said that I hated punk, and that really wasn't true. It was glossed over for many years that I was the guy who found the Tubes and signed them to A&M. English punk was a revolution.
Unlike other peoples the United States found their origin in a deliberate act of corporate self-assertion, and ever since the Revolution every little American has been taught to associate himself personally with this creative act.
As far as I can tell, 1968 is a year about change, about revolution, about violence, about people turning inwards as community breaks down.
And you cannot have a socialist revolution commandeered from the top, ordered around by some omniscient leader or group of leaders.
Revolution is an instrument, like a party is an instrument.
You cannot make a socialist revolution without really trying.
I've been fortunate to have had the opportunity to be at the forefront of the digital media revolution.
We did not treat the Americans badly. They left Iran in a relaxed mood. The embassy was active here after the revolution. We didn't have any problem with them. They started it.
Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani
There is no chance of a revolution in Georgia.
Watching artists like Joplin perform, I felt that tingle down my spine; I experienced the wonders of a cultural and musical revolution.
My next book is also set in the eighteenth century. It's about the Revolution, with the focus on the year 1776. It's about Washington and the army and the war. It's the nadir, the low point of the United States of America.
Feminism was for women, and men never had an equivalent movement or discourse in its wake, so of course the sons of men who witnessed the sexual revolution and feminism alike have sons who are meek and scared and feckless and twee. They don't have the confidence that comes along with instructions - even the confidence of somebody who defies them.
Learning to domesticate the horse was a sort of energy revolution.
The digital revolution has wrest a little control away from corporate publishers and white, male, middle-aged critics, but the financial value put on the job of the writer and the misconceptions around that make it extremely difficult to enter the profession.
I do know that you have to choose between the logic of reconciliation and the logic of justice. Pure justice leads to new civil war. I prefer the negotiable revolution.
My activism and sexual revolution in New York was a factor.
The fracking revolution kicks off two additional mini-revolutions in energy: the accelerated shift to natural gas-powered vehicles, reducing the oil demand even further, and the displacement of coal in electricity generation frees up the cleanest and most high-quality coal in the world for export to Asia, where electricity demand is skyrocketing.
Thomas P.M. Barnett
QuickBooks - the very fact that we could even dream to make something in the business arena, and that it would then succeed - was a total revolution to me.
In March of 1933 we witnessed a revolution in manner, in mores, in the definition of government. What before had been black or white sprang alive with color.
I'm really excited about the revolution that is young people actually playing young people on Broadway.
I think it does work. The fact that the law is there and injustices can be rectified, I think has a lot to do with the fact that the people in this country aren't as frustrated as they are in some of these places in Eastern Europe and don't resort to violent revolution.
Harold H. Greene
'Dance Dance Revolution.' That's a lot of fun when you're having a dinner party and you just want to be a little silly.
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
After the revolution, let us hope, prisons simply would not exist - if by prisons we mean places that could be experienced by the men and women in them at all as every place that goes by that name now is bound to be experienced.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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