Revolution Quotes

A revolution is an idea which has found its bayonets.

Napoleon Bonaparte

Slow violence is seldom recognized. Hunger, poverty and injustice usually aren?t acknowledged until after the revolution.

Unknown

You cannot make a revolution with silk gloves.

Joseph Stalin

We used to think that revolutions are the cause of change. Actually it is the other way around: change prepares the ground for revolution.

Eric Hoffer

Listen, the next revolution is gonna be a revolution of ideas.

Bill Hicks

The only way to support a revolution is to make your own.

Abbie Hoffman

Every successful revolution puts on in time the robes of the tyrant it has deposed.

Barbara Tuchman

You can never have a revolution in order to establish a democracy. You must have a democracy in order to have a revolution.

G.K. Chesterton

Every generation needs a new revolution.

Thomas Jefferson

A revolution can be neither made nor stopped. The only thing that can be done is for one of several of its children to give it a direction by dint of victories.

Napoleon Bonaparte

The cities of the world are concentric, isomorphic, synchronic. Only one exists and you are always in the same one. It's the effect of their permanent revolution, their intense circulation, their instantaneous magnetism.

Jean Baudrillard

Revolution is the festival of the oppressed

Germaine Greer

All civilization has from time to time become a thin crust over a volcano of revolution.

Havelock Ellis

Revolution is not something fixed in ideology, nor is it something fashioned to a particular decade. It is a perpetual process embedded in the human spirit.

Abbie Hoffman

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.

Isaiah Berlin
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