Revolution Quotes

So an autobiography about death should include, in my case, an account of European Jewry and of Russian and Jewish events - pogroms and flights and murders and the revolution that drove my mother to come here.

Harold Brodkey

The greatest challenge of the day is: how to bring about a revolution of the heart

Dorothy Day

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.

Joseph Conrad

Revolution is not a bed of roses. A revolution is a struggle to the death between the future and the past.

Fidel Castro

Smoking dope and hanging up Che's picture is no more a commitment than drinking milk and collecting postage stamps. A revolution in consciousness is an empty high without a revolution in the distribution of power. We are not interested in the greening of Amerika except for the grass that will cover its grave.

Abbie Hoffman

The seed of revolution is repression.

Woodrow T. Wilson

The revolution... is a dictatorship of the exploited against the exploiters.

Fidel Castro

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

Havelock Ellis

The Negro revolution is controlled by foxy white liberals, by the Government itself. But the Black Revolution is controlled only by God.

Malcolm X

In a revolution, as in a novel, the most difficult part to invent is the end.

Alexis de Tocqueville

A revolution is impossible without a revolutionary situation; furthermore, not every revolutionary situation leads to revolution.

Vladimir Lenin

It's not the work which kills people, it's the worry. It's not the revolution that destroys machinery it's the friction.

Henry Ward Beecher

You can jail a Revolutionary, but you can't jail the Revolution.

Huey Newton

A revolution is a struggle to the death between the future and the past.

Fidel Castro

The revolution is a dictatorship of the exploited against the exploiters.

Fidel Castro

It shews the anxiety of the great men who influenced the conduct of affairs at that great event, to make the Revolution a parent of settlement, and not a nursery of future revolutions.

Edmund Burke

The wave of the Islamic revolution will soon reach the entire world.

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad

The revolution has always been in the hands of the young. The young always inherit the revolution.

Huey Newton

Make revolution a parent of settlement, and not a nursery of future revolutions.

Edmund Burke

Revolution: in politics, an abrupt change in the form of misgovernment.

Ambrose Bierce

Revolution is not a dinner party.

Sun Yat-sen

The most radical revolutionary will become a conservative the day after the revolution.

Hannah Arendt

Revolution is not a onetime event.

Audre Lorde

Every revolution evaporates and leaves behind only the slime of a new bureaucracy.

Franz Kafka
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