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I love revolutionaries who have the courage to stand up against the status quo. They're always misunderstood, but they're the ones who are standing up for human rights.
We can no longer continue with a status quo energy policy. We must create sustainable clean energy jobs and leave the planet to our children and grandchildren in better shape than we found it.
Change doesn't always mean progress, but the status quo isn't always the best result either. It is merely the most convenient.
There's a lot of evidence that shows that if we push as hard as we need to for net-zero emissions, we'll find ourselves with cities that are more secure, healthier, and have more economic opportunity - are frankly better cities to live in - than if we settle for the status quo.
I love challenging the status quo.
Similarly, the Marquis is presented in this film as someone who would disturb the status quo and therefore must be kept imprisoned.
The hazing experience and then the subsequent participation in the group forces its members to maintain the status quo and traditions at all costs. It demands mindlessness and unquestioned loyalty, resulting in boring people who have little ability to think for themselves or have an opposing viewpoint from those who have the most social power.
My topics are timely. When an event is happening is when I want to be there... I think it is our duty to challenge the status quo.
I've never been very cookie cutter. If I choose something different from the status quo, it's my responsibility and my choice to live my life that way.
The best thing I can think of would be to create a union between something as beautiful and powerful and wonderful as Hollywood films and a criticism of the status quo. That's my dream, to make such a German film.
Rainer Werner Fassbinder
New forms of media - first movies, then television, talk radio and now the Internet - tend to challenge traditional codes of conduct. They flout convention, shake up the status quo and sometimes provoke outrage.
States are like people. They do not question the awful status quo until some dramatic event overturns the conventional and lax way of thinking.
Victor Davis Hanson
Tonight we send a message to our party that here in Illinois, there will be a new generation of Republican leaders and we will fight to provide a better tomorrow for future generations. We've made clear the status quo is no longer acceptable.
And I have a message for the liberals and the defenders of the status quo: we're just getting started.
In America, evangelical churches have often been bastions of conservatism, providing support for the status quo.
I grew up in the southern United States in a city which at that time during the late '40's and early '50's was the most segregated city in the country, and in a sense learning how to oppose the status quo was a question of survival.
I've never been one who enjoys maintaining the status quo. I'm always pushing for new ideas, whether it's in business or philanthropy.
The true enemies of Social Security and Medicare are those who defend an imploding status quo.
I really think it would be cowardly to pull back and not challenge the status quo, when the status quo may not be the right way for the field to go.
The status quo helps liberals. We're going to change the country.
I'm a harsh critic of the status quo.
We preserve the status quo, preserve existing systems.
I am from the class that has, in a sense, benefited from the status quo, but everyone still gets victimized.
Benigno Aquino III
Our politicians may fail us, but Status Quo always delivers on the promise.
The Democratic Party is the party of the status quo.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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