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The consequences of things are not always proportionate to the apparent magnitude of those events that have produced them. Thus the American Revolution, from which little was expected, produced much; but the French Revolution, from which much was expected, produced little.
Charles Caleb Colton
Give me time and I'll give you a revolution.
It's time to move on to the next step in the psychedelic revolution. We've reached a certain point, but we're not moving any more.
Revolution is a trivial shift in the emphasis of suffering.
The day is coming when a single carrot, freshly observed, will set off a revolution.
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.
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.
The very paradigm of revolution, of right versus wrong, good versus bad, is a relic with no bearing on the present. Yet artists, exhibitions, and curators valorize the sixties. People who wrote about these artists 30 years ago still write about them in the same ways, often for the same magazines.
No real social change has ever been brought about without a revolution... revolution is but thought carried into action.
A reform is a correction of abuses; a revolution is a transfer of power.
Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton
Suppose we were able to share meanings freely without a compulsive urge to impose our view or conform to those of others and without distortion and self-deception. Would this not constitute a real revolution in culture.
The revolution is a dictatorship of the exploited against the exploiters.
Injustice, poverty, slavery, ignorance - these may be cured by reform or revolution. But men do not live only by fighting evils. They live by positive goals, individual and collective, a vast variety of them, seldom predictable, at times incompatible.
Revelation can be more perilous than Revolution.
For me, 'revolution' simply means radical change.
Aung San Suu Kyi
The American Revolution was a beginning, not a consummation.
Kill all the rich people. Break up their cars and apartments. Bring the revolution home, kill your parents, that's where it's really at.
It is time to effect a revolution in female manners - time to restore to them their lost dignity. It is time to separate unchangeable morals from local manners.
Our freedoms were born in the ideals of the Enlightenment and the musket fires of an historic revolution.
A sexual revolution begins with the emancipation of women, who are the chief victims of patriarchy, and also with the ending of homosexual oppression.
The more dubious and uncertain an instrument violence has become in international relations, the more it has gained in reputation and appeal in domestic affairs, specifically in the matter of 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.
Promise yourself to live your life as a revolution and not just a process of evolution.
Anthony J. D'Angelo
The wave of the Islamic revolution will soon reach the entire world.
Not since the digital revolution in the early '90s has technology placed such a comprehensive burden on business, employees and individuals to reinvent their business plans, services and products, and themselves to keep pace with the changing marketplace.
A revolution is not a bed of roses.
All civilization has from time to time become a thin crust over a volcano of revolution.
The time to stop a revolution is at the beginning, not the end.
Adlai E. Stevenson
First we have to recognize that the cause of poverty is both structural and behavioral. And the first thing about the behavior part is that we need a moral revolution within the African American community. Look - no white racist makes you get pregnant when you are a black teenager.
Henry Louis Gates
The most heroic word in all languages is revolution.
Eugene V. Debs
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