I would rather be a rebel than a slave.— Emmeline Pankhurst
Joyful Rebelling quotations
The pleasure and joy of man lies in treading down the rebel and conquering the enemy, in tearing him up by the root, in taking from him all that he has.
Even if [the Pope an incarnate devil], we ought not to raise up our heads against him, but calmly lie down to rest on his bosom... He who rebels against our Father is condemned to death, for that which we do to him we do to Christ: we honor Christ if we honor the Pope; we dishonor Christ if we dishonor the Pope.
But while Ireland is not free I remain a rebel, unconverted and unconvertible.
There is no word strong enough for it. I am pledged as a rebel, an unconvertible rebel, to the one thing - a free and independent Republic.
I don't know about torture. I have educated myself on many things but on torture I have not known the boundary between what is torture and what isn't torture. I know the NRA tie these people (rebels, etc.) when they catch them. They tie their hands backwards. I am now being told that is torture. It is the traditional method.
Here in America we are descended in blood and in spirit from revolutionists and rebels - men and women who dare to dissent from accepted doctrine. As their heirs, may we never confuse honest dissent with disloyal subversion.
People have a right to violence, to rebel, to fight back.
And given what the United States Government and Western powers have done to the third world, I feel that these countries should fight back.
God's love is so extravagant and so inexplicable that he loved us before we were us. He loved us before we existed. He knew many of us would reject him, hate him, curse him, rebel against him. Yet he chose to love us. God loves us because he is love.
Our whole constitutional heritage rebels at the thought of giving government the power to control men's minds.
Don't murmur and rebel in your hour of adversity. Trust in God in every trial.
Peace is a rare gift. Peace of mind, peaceful sleeps, and peaceful spirits are all luxuries that few rebels can ever afford.
You made a rebel of a careless man's careful daughter. You are the best thing that's ever been mine.
I’VE ALWAYS BEEN A REBEL. I NEVER DO THINGS THE WAY THEY’RE SUPPOSED TO BE DONE. EITHER I GO IN THE OPPOSITE DIRECTION OR I CREATE A NEW DIRECTION FOR MYSELF, REGARDLESS OF WHAT THE RULES ARE OR WHAT SOCIETY SAYS.
We ought to be providing protective sanctuaries for the Kurdish rebels.
That means finding some places where they can come and to which we will then be able to provide food and water and medical help.
When Claude Debussy studied at the Paris Conservatory from age ten to age twenty-two, many considered him a rebel because of his treatment of dissonance and his disdain for the established forms. He reputedly turned to a fellow student during a performance of Beethoven with the words, "Let's go. He's starting to develop.
You can't save the world...save YOUR heart. Be a catalyst & create a life where you are powerful. Rebel. Be happy & allow others happiness.
The world has only as much power over you as you give it. Rebel. Go beyond duality.
Every woman is a rebel.
The old liberal rebelled against taxation without responsibility, the new liberal wants the taxation as a handout without responsibility.
The rebels did more in one night than my whole army would have done in one month.
I hold it that a little rebellion now and then is a good thing, and as necessary in the political world as storms in the physical.
I will die like a true-blue rebel. Don't waste any time in mourning - organize.
Berkeley hackers liked to see themselves as rebels against soulless corporate empires.
I have come to know a God who has a soft spot for rebels, who recruits people like the adulterer David, the whiner Jeremiah, the traitor Peter, and the human-rights abuser Saul of Tarsus. I have come to know a God whose Son made prodigals the heroes of his stories and the trophies of his ministry.
I rebel; therefore I exist.
An avant-garde man is like an enemy inside a city he is bent on destroying, against which he rebels; for like any system of government, an established form of expression is also a form of oppression. The avant-garde man is the opponent of an existing system.
Hazrat Mahal, Begum of Oudh, during the national liberation uprising of 1857-59 in India headed the rebels.
If I had one day when I didn't have to be all confused and didn't have to feel that I was ashamed of everything. If I felt that I belonged someplace. You know?
If our colleges and universities do not breed men who riot, who rebel, who attack life with all the youthful vim and vigor, then there is something wrong with our colleges. The more riots that come on college campuses, the better world for tomorrow.
True literature can exist only where it is created, not by diligent and trustworthy functionaries, but by madmen, hermits, heretics, dreamers, rebels, and skeptics.
It takes more than going down to the video store and renting "Easy Rider" to be a rebel.
If you want to rebel, rebel from inside the system.
That's much more powerful than rebelling outside the system.
What hurts me most is poverty, and that's what led me to become a rebel.
My characters aren't losers. They're rebels. They win by their refusal to play by everyone else's rules.
Actually... I'm starting a new thing and rebelling against ridiculously high heels. It's inhumane.