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People who talk about revolution and class struggle without referring explicitly to everyday life, without understanding what is subversive about love and what is positive in the refusal of constraints, such people have a corpse in their mouth.
No real social change has ever been brought about without a revolution... revolution is but thought carried into action.
The revolution is a dictatorship of the exploited against the exploiters.
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
Revelation can be more perilous than Revolution.
There doesn't seem to be any other way of creating the next green revolution without GMOs.
E. O. Wilson
A reform is a correction of abuses; a revolution is a transfer of power.
Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton
What troubles me is the Internet and the electronic technology revolution. Shyness is fueled in part by so many people spending huge amounts of time alone, isolated on e-mail, in chat rooms, which reduces their face-to-face contact with other people.
The Framers of the Constitution knew that free speech is the friend of change and revolution. But they also knew that it is always the deadliest enemy of tyranny.
The American Revolution was a beginning, not a consummation.
Give me time and I'll give you a revolution.
The West was involved in toppling the Mossadegh government. That ultimately led to the Iranian revolution.
A revolution is not a bed of roses.
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.
A revolution is not a dinner party, or writing an essay, or painting a picture, or doing embroidery.
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.
You can kill a revolutionary but you can never kill the revolution.
For me, 'revolution' simply means radical change.
Aung San Suu Kyi
Promise yourself to live your life as a revolution and not just a process of evolution.
Anthony J. D'Angelo
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.
There we were in the middle of a sexual revolution wearing clothes that guaranteed we wouldn't get laid.
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 greatest challenge of the day is: how to bring about a revolution of the heart, a revolution which has to start with each one of us?
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.
The wave of the Islamic revolution will soon reach the entire world.
The industrial revolution has tended to produce everywhere great urban masses that seem to be increasingly careless of ethical standards.
All civilization has from time to time become a thin crust over a volcano of 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.
I always knew the Sixties wasn't a revolution. It really was just a bunch of university students with wealthy parents having fun.
The time to stop a revolution is at the beginning, not the end.
Adlai E. Stevenson
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