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Reform is China's second revolution.
Industrialization based on machinery, already referred to as a characteristic of our age, is but one aspect of the revolution that is being wrought by technology.
Emily Greene Balch
The most radical revolutionary will become a conservative the day after the revolution.
The American Revolution was a beginning, not a consummation.
The French revolution taught us the rights of man.
The Industrial Revolution was another of those extraordinary jumps forward in the story of civilization.
Every revolution seems impossible at the beginning, and after it happens, it was inevitable.
It is impossible to predict the time and progress of revolution. It is governed by its own more or less mysterious laws.
We live in this era that has benefited from the Industrial Revolution, and we live with a kind of luxury and plenty that even all but the poorest of Americans live with a kind of sensuousness that was unimagined by medieval kings. But in order to get to this point, a lot of people had to suffer in really terrible ways.
I started to make a study of the art of war and revolution and, whilst abroad, underwent a course in military training. If there was to be guerrilla warfare, I wanted to be able to stand and fight with my people and to share the hazards of war with them.
Technology has allowed me to reach my fans directly. Social media: it has been a complete revolution of how to interact, promote and share things.
My point has always been that, ever since the Industrial Revolution, science fiction has been the most important genre there is.
Some foreigners with full bellies and nothing better to do engage in finger-pointing at us. First, China does not export revolution; second, it does not export famine and poverty; and third, it does not mess around with you. So what else is there to say?
America is the first country... that can actually have a bloodless revolution.
The English have all the material requisites for the revolution. What they lack is the spirit of generalization and revolutionary ardour.
Resolved, that the women of this nation in 1876, have greater cause for discontent, rebellion and revolution than the men of 1776.
Susan B. Anthony
Since the Revolution, eight generations of America's veterans have established an unbroken commitment to freedom.
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.
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.
Our freedoms were born in the ideals of the Enlightenment and the musket fires of an historic revolution.
Revolution begins with the self, in the self.
Toni Cade Bambara
The progress of the American Revolution has been so rapid and such the alteration of manners, the blending of characters, and the new train of ideas that almost universally prevail, that the principles which animated to the noblest exertions have been nearly annihilated.
Mercy Otis Warren
Economically considered, war and revolution are always bad business.
Ludwig von Mises
They came down on us because we had a grass-roots, real people's revolution, complete with the programs, complete with the unity, complete with the working coalitions, where we crossed racial lines.
Of all the writers I have read, Vladimir Nabokov has made the biggest impression on me because he, despite living through the 1917 February Revolution, forced exile amidst the anti-Semitism in Nazi Germany, the two World Wars and quite a lot of controversy, was an author who never gave up.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
John F. Kennedy
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