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Picture quote by George Orwell about truth

In a time of universal deceit - telling the truth is a revolutionary act. ⏤ George Orwell

Picture quote by Aristotle about poverty

Poverty is the parent of revolution and crime. ⏤ Aristotle

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Every revolution begins with a spark.

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Real education creates revolutionaries rather than suppressing them.

Bryant H. McGill, poet

The revolution is not an apple that falls when it is ripe. You have to make it fall.

Che Guevara, revolutionary

If not us, who? If not now, when?


Occasionally the tree of Liberty must be watered with the blood of Patriots and Tyrants.

Thomas Jefferson, president

Oh, my friend, it's not what they take away from you that counts -- it's what you do with what you have left.

Hubert Humphrey, politician

When dictatorship is a fact, revolution becomes a right.

Victor Hugo, author

It's not wise to violate rules until you know how to observe them.

T. S. Eliot, poet

Twelve highlanders and a bagpipe make a rebellion.

Scottish Proverbs,

The excessive increase of anything causes a reaction in the opposite direction.

Plato, philosopher

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

Fidel Castro, statesman

Personal transformation can and does have global effects. As we go, so goes the world, for the world is us. The revolution that will save the world is ultimately a personal one.

Marianne Williamson, author

A populace never rebels from passion for attack, but from impatience of suffering.

Edmund Burke, statesman

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

Barbara Tuchman, historian

I wouldn't have turned out the way I was if I didn't have all those old-fashioned values to rebel against.


Let the ruling classes tremble at a Communist revolution. The proletarians have nothing to lose, but their chains. .Workers of the world unite!

Karl Marx, economist

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

John F. Kennedy, president

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

Fidel Castro, statesman

The successful revolutionary is a statesman, the unsuccessful one a criminal.

Erich Fromm, psychologist

By revolution we become more ourselves, not less.

George Orwell, author

Every act of rebellion expresses a nostalgia for innocence and an appeal to the essence of being.

Albert Camus, philosopher

Whether a revolutions succeeds or fails people of great hearts will always be sacrificed to it.

Heinrich Heine, poet

Revolution begins with the self, in the self.

Toni Cade Bambara, author

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

Franz Kafka, novelist

Revolutions are not made, they come.

Wendell Phillips, activist

Independence in the end is the fruit of injustice.

Voltaire, writer

One revolution is like one cocktail, it just gets you organized for the next.

Will Rogers, actor

No one can go on being a rebel too long without turning into an autocrat.

Lawrence Durrell, writer

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

Edward George BulwerLytton,

Riots are the voices of the unheard.

Martin Luther King, Jr., leader

Rebellion without truth is like spring in a bleak, arid desert.

Kahlil Gibran, artist

Revolutions are brought about by men, by men who think as men of action and act as men of thought.

Kwame Nkrumah, statesman

You cannot make a revolution in white gloves.

Lenin (Vladimir Ulyanov),

The children of the revolution are always ungrateful, and the revolution must be grateful that it is so.

Ursula K. LeGuin,

The surest guide to the correctness of the path that women take is joy in the struggle. Revolution is the festival of the oppressed.

Germaine Greer, activist

Plots, true or false, are necessary things, to raise up commonwealths, and ruin kings.

John Dryden, poet

Revolution is an abrupt change in the form of misgovernment.

Ambrose Bierce, journalist

Every revolution was first a thought in one man?s mind.

Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet

A revolution is not a dinner party, or writing an essay, or painting a picture, or doing embroidery.

Mao Zedong, leader

In revolutions the occasions may be trifling but great interests are at stake.

Aristotle, philosopher

Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violen trevolution inevitable.

John F. Kennedy, president

Utopianism is probably a necessary social device for generating the superhuman efforts without which no major revolution is achieved.

Eric Hobsbawm, historian

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

Hannah Arendt, historian

On the first day of a revolution he is a treasure; on the second he ought to be shot.


Insurrection is an art, and like all arts has its own laws.

Leon Trotsky, revolutionary

The first lesson a revolutionary must learn is that he is a doomed man. Unless he understands this, he does not grasp the essential meaning of his life.

Huey Newton, activist

Disturbances in society are never more fearful than when those who are stirring up the trouble can use the pretext of religion to mask their true designs.

Denis Diderot, editor

Insurrection. An unsuccessful revolution; disaffection's failure to substitute misrule for bad government.

Ambrose Bierce, journalist

Revolutions have never lightened the burden of tyranny: they have only shifted it to another shoulder.

George Bernard Shaw, dramatist

Revolutions are always verbose.

Leon Trotsky, revolutionary

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

Alexis de Tocqueville, historian

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

Malcolm X, activist

It is well enough that people of the nation do not understand our banking and monetary system, for if they did, I believe there would be a revolution before tomorrow morning.

Henry Ford, industrialist

All successful revolutions are the kicking in of a rotten door. The violence of revolutions is the violence of men who charge into a vacuum.

John Kenneth Galbraith, economist

The English have all the material requisites for the revolution. What they lack is the spirit of generalization and revolutionary ardour.

Karl Marx, economist

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

Martin Luther King, Jr., leader

A man may build himself a throne of bayonets, but he can't sit on it.

W. R. [William Ralph] Inge,

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

Abbie Hoffman, activist

A riot is the language of the unheard.

Martin Luther King, Jr., leader

I was probably the only revolutionary referred to as cute.

Abbie Hoffman, activist

Revolutions are not made for export.

Nikita Khrushchev, politician

I, John Brown, am now quite certain that the crimes of this guilty land will never be purged away but with Blood.

John Mason Brown, critic

The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time, with the blood of patriots and tyrants. It is its natural manure.

Thomas Jefferson, president

The brutalities of progress are called revolutions. When they are over we realize this: that the human race has been roughly handled, but that it has advanced.

Victor Hugo, author

Treason is like diamonds; there is nothing to be made by the small trader.

Douglas William Jerrold, dramatist

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

Fidel Castro, statesman

First of all, Bolshevism represents revolution and the revolutionary struggle.

C. L. R. James, journalist

The main object of a revolution is the liberation of man... not the interpretation and application of some transcendental ideology.

Jean Genet, dramatist

A revolution is an idea which has found its bayonets.

Napoleon Bonaparte, emperor

To be a revolutionary you have to be a human being. You have to care about people who have no power.

Jane Fonda, actress

A revolution is not a bed of roses.

Fidel Castro, statesman

The highest glory of the American Revolution was this: it connected in one indissoluble bond the principles of civil government with the principles of Christianity.

John Quincy Adams, president

Let the ruling classes tremble at a communist revolution. The proletarians have nothing to lose but their chains. They have a world to win. Workingmen of all countries, unite!

Karl Marx, economist

We're still in the first minutes of the first day of the Internet revolution.

Scott Cook, businessman

It is wrong to try to avoid the struggle against imperialism under the pretext that independence and revolution are important, but that peace is still more precious.

Kim Il-sung, leader

Hence, within the space of two generations there has been a complete revolution in the attitude of the trades-unions toward the women working in their trades.

Florence Kelley, activist

No real social change has ever been brought about without a revolution... revolution is but thought carried into action.

Emma Goldman, activist

The young are generally full of revolt, and are often pretty revolting about it.

Mignon McLaughlin, journalist

If I can't dance, I don't want to be part of your revolution.

Emma Goldman, activist

It is impossible to predict the time and progress of revolution. It is governed by its own more or less mysterious laws.

Vladimir Lenin, leader

Resolved, that the women of this nation in 1876, have greater cause for discontent, rebellion and revolution than the men of 1776.

Susan B. Anthony, activist

No power can rule this head, who is ready to be separated from its body in the name of freedom and the good of all humanity. / Няма власт над оная глава, която е готова да се отдели от плещите си в името на свободата и за благото на цялото човечество.

Hristo Botev, revolutionary

With the first act of cruelty committed in the name of revolution, with the first murder, with the first purge and execution, we have lost the revolution.

Kate Millett, activist

Revolution is a trivial shift in the emphasis of suffering.

Tom Stoppard, dramatist

Revolution is like Saturn, it devours its own children.

Georg Buchner, dramatist

I began revolution with 82 men. If I had To do it again, I do it with 10 or 15 and absolute faith. It does not matter how small you are if you have faith and plan of action.

Fidel Castro, statesman

The dramatic modernization of the Asian economies ranks alongside the Renaissance and the Industrial Revolution as one of the most important developments in economic history.

Lawrence Summers, economist

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

Vladimir Lenin, leader

There is something peculiarly sinister and insidious in even a charge of disloyalty. Such a charge all too frequently places a strain on the reputation of an individual which is indelible and lasting, regardless of the complete innocence later proved.

John Lord O'Brian,

Too many so-called leaders of the movement have been made into celebrities and their revolutionary fervor destroyed by mass media. They become Hollywood objects and lose identification with the real issues. The task is to transform society; only the people can do that

Huey Newton, activist

You're required to fight the government since they are not obeying the laws of the constitution and it says in the constitution to fight them if they are not.

James Dye,

Clemency is also a revolutionary measure.

Camille Desmoulins,

So they united, and the Communist revolution took the chain from their legs and wound it around their necks.

Samuel Bonom,

The most heroic word in all languages is revolution.

Eugene Debs,

I love general history. That's all I read really. I don't read novels, I read history. I love it. I live in an area that's really rich in Civil War history. I live in Kentucky on a farm. A lot of revolution, a lot of military history I love.

Steve Zahn, actor

Companies in every industry need to assume that a software revolution is coming.

Marc Andreessen, businessman

A true revolution of values will soon look uneasily on the glaring contrast of poverty and wealth.

Lloyd Banks, musician

It is easier to run a revolution than a government.

Ferdinand E. Marcos,

Anyone who can be proved to be a seditious person is an outlaw before God and the emperor; and whoever is the first to put him to death does right and well. Therefore let everyone who can, smite, slay and stab, secretly or openly, remembering that nothing can be more poisonous, hurtful, or devilish than a rebel.

Martin Luther, monk

Revolution, in order to be creative, cannot do without either a moral or metaphysical rule to balance the insanity of history.

Albert Camus, philosopher

In perpetrating a revolution, there are two requirements: someone or something to revolt against and someone to actually show up and do the revolting. Dress is usually casual and both parties may be flexible about time and place, but if either faction fails to attend, the whole enterprise is likely to come off badly.

Woody Allen, director

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