Activism Quotes

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

The important work of moving the world forward does not wait to be done by perfect men.

George Eliot

Think globally; act locally.

R. Buckminster Fuller

In the End, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.

Martin Luther King Jr

In a time of universal deceit telling the truth is a revolutionary act

George Orwell

In the confrontation between the stream and the rock, the stream always wins - not through strength but by perseverance.

H. Jackson Brown

The whole problem with the world is that fools and fanatics are always so certain of themselves, but wiser people so full of doubts.

Bertrand Russell

To steal from a brother or sister is evil. To not steal from the institutions that are the pillars of the Pig Empire is equally immoral.

Abbie Hoffman

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

It's a fool who plays it cool by making this world a little colder.

Beatles

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

Fidel Castro

The will to act is a renewable resource.

Al Gore

Politics hates a vacuum. If it isn't filled with hope, someone will fill it with fear.

Naomi Klein

Don't do nothing because you can't do everything. Do something. Anything.

Colleen Patrick-Goudreau

I am leaving this legacy to all of you ... to bring peace, justice, equality, love and a fulfillment of what our lives should be. Without vision, the people will perish, and without courage and inspiration, dreams will die-- the dream of freedom and peace.

Rosa Parks

Live and work to make a difference, to make things better, even the smallest things. Give full consideration to the rights and interests of others. No business is successful, even if it flourishes, in a society that does not care for or about its people.

Eugene C. Dorsey

One little person, giving all of her time to peace, makes news. Many people, giving some of their time, can make history.

Peace Pilgrim

Before preparing to improve the world, first look around your own home three times.

Chinese Proverb

We are called to be architects of the future, not its victims.

R. Buckminster Fuller

A person who is worried about the outcome of his work does not see his goal; he sees only his opposition and the obstacles before him.

Mohandas K. Gandhi

A small body of determined spirits fired by an unquenchable faith in their mission can alter the course of history.

Mohandas K. Gandhi

If I seem to take part in politics, it is only because politics encircles us today like the coil of a snake from which one cannot get out, no matter how much one tries. I wish therefore to wrestle with the snake.

Mohandas K. Gandhi

First they came for the Jews and I did not speak out because I was not a Jew. Then they came for the Communists and I did not speak out because I was not a Communist. Then they came for the trade unionists and I did not speak out because I was not a trade unionist. Then they came for me and there was no one left to speak out for me.

Martin Niemˆller

I am the inferior of any man whose rights I trample under foot.

Robert Green Ingersoll

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Updated On : October 20, 2008
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