Revolution Quotes

Revolution is not a onetime event.

Audre Lorde

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

Hannah Arendt

Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable.

John F. Kennedy

At twenty a man is full of fight and hope. He wants to reform the world. When he is seventy he still wants to reform the world, but he knows he can`t.

Clarence Darrow

The more there are riots, the more repressive action will take place, and the more we face the danger of a right-wing takeover and eventually a fascist society.

Martin Luther King Jr

Revolution is not a dinner party.

Sun Yat-sen

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

Ambrose Bierce

Revolutions are not made by men in spectacles.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

Revolutionaries are more formalistic than conservatives.

Italo Calvino

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

Edmund Burke

Political convulsions, like geological upheavings, usher in new epochs of the world's progress.

Wendell Phillips

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

Huey Newton

The serious revolutionary, like the serious artist, can't afford to lead a sentimental or self-deceiving life.

Adrienne Rich

At the risk of sounding ridiculous, let me say that the true revolutionary is guided by feelings of love.

Che Guavara

I perceive that, in revolutions, the supreme power rests with the most abandoned.

Georges Jacques Danton

The first duty of a revolutionary is to get away with it.

Abbie Hoffman

The Revolution has not yet succeeded. Comrades, you must carry on!

Sun Yat-sen

A reform is a correction of abuses; a revolution is a transfer of power.

Edward George Earle Lytton Bulwer

The revolution of rising expectations

Harlan Cleveland

Revolutions are celebrated when they are no longer dangerous.

Pierre Boulez

Art is either plagiarism or revolution.

Paul Gauguin

The time to stop a revolution is at the beginning, not the end.

Adlai E Stevenson

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

Franz Kafka

Dostoevski said that taking a new step is what people fear the most. Any revolutionary change must be preceded by a passive, affirmative, non-challenging attitude toward change among the mass of our people. They must feel so frustrated, so defeated, so lost, so futureless in the prevailing system that they are willing to let go of the past and chance the future. This acceptance is the reformation essential to any revolution.

Saul David Alinsky

7 Habits of Highly Resilient People

Quote of the Day

From around the web

Updated On : December 22, 2013
Social Media
Our Partners
Quote of the Day App
Android app on Google Play