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Whether a revolution succeeds or fails people of great hearts will always be sacrificed to it.
Like all revolutions, the surrealist revolution was a reversion, a restitution, an expression of vital and indispensable spiritual needs.
The main message of Climate Revolution is that climate change is caused by the rotten financial system we've got, designed to create poverty and rip off any profits for a small amount of rich people. Meanwhile, it destroys the earth.
I want to be the first guy to reverse a communist revolution.
What creates freedom? A revolution in the streets? Mass protest? Civil war? A change of government? The ousting of the old guard and its replacement by the new? History, more often than not, shows that hopes raised by such events are often dashed, sooner rather than later.
The revolution will come from the people and the willingness to work towards something better, to fight for a better living.
History is the only true teacher, the revolution the best school for the proletariat.
Anyone who makes plans for after the revolution is a reactionary.
Whoever finishes a revolution only halfway, digs his own grave.
To think that the new economy is over is like somebody in London in 1830 saying the entire industrial revolution is over because some textile manufacturers in Manchester went broke.
Revolution comes when human beings set out to correct decadent institutions.
H. Rap Brown
After the Rodgers and Hammerstein revolution, songs became part of the story, as opposed to just entertainments in between comedy scenes.
The revolution is really easy to do nowadays.
The surest guide to the correctness of the path that women take is joy in the struggle. Revolution is the festival of the oppressed.
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
Utopianism is probably a necessary social device for generating the superhuman efforts without which no major revolution is achieved.
I can understand the Cultural Revolution of Mao Tse-tung.
The workplace revolution that transformed the lives of blue-collar workers in the 1970s and 1980s is finally reaching the offices and cubicles of the white-collar workers.
Would the Protestant Reformation have happened without the printing press? Would the American Revolution have happened without pamphlets? Probably not. But neither printing presses nor pamphlets were the heroes of reform and revolution.
What I really can't stand about the feminist revolution is that it produced some of the smuggest, most unselfcritical people the world has ever seen. They are horrible.
The only politics in this country that's relevant to black people today is the politics of revolution... none other.
H. Rap Brown
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.
There were people who said the Society of Cincinnati in the American revolution, of which George Washington was one of the shining lights, was a branch of the Illuminati.
If one girl with courage is a revolution, imagine what feats we can achieve together.
Queen Rania of Jordan
Occupy Wall Street was a disorganized movement without a clear focus and power base - essential in any successful revolution - but the message was clear: the divisions between those who are fortunate enough to enjoy city living as opposed to those who find it unbearable are too wide.
Janine di Giovanni
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