Our history reeks with instances of upheaval and rebellion and these revolution quotes emphasizes the importance of this. For more on famous change quotations and sayings, read on.

Revolution Quotes

It is said that change is the only truth of life. The word revolution may bear different implications for different people. For some revolution is life while for few others, revolution is connected with achievements, wars and powers. Whatever may be the real insinuation of the word, there is little denying that revolution has far-reaching and drastic effects on human history. If you want to explore more about revolution, then trailing down these famous change quotations and sayings should leave you with a fair idea on this.

The battle for the individual rights of women is one of long standing and none of us should countenance anything which undermines it.

- Eleanor Roosevelt

A war between Europeans is a civil war.

- Victor Hugo

Meaning and reality were not hidden somewhere behind things, they were in them, in all of them.

- Herman Hesse

Revolution is the festival of the oppressed.

- Germaine Greer

Let the workers organize. Let the toilers assemble. Let their crystallized voice proclaim their injustices and demand their privileges. Let all thoughtful citizens sustain them, for the future of Labor is the future of America.

- John L. Lewis

The workers of the nation were tired of waiting for corporate industry to right their economic wrongs, to alleviate their social agony and to grant them their political rights. Despairing of fair treatment, they resolved to do something for themselves.

- John L. Lewis

We live in a society of victimization, where people are much more comfortable being victimized than actually standing up for themselves.

- Marilyn Manson

Anybody intelligent enough to realize what America is, is not going to sit around and do nothing about it. They're going to be the same way that I am. They're going to be the same way our fans are. They're going to be pissed.

- Marilyn Manson

Consumption is the sole end and purpose of all production; and the interest of the producer ought to be attended to, only so far as it may be necessary for promoting that of the consumer.

- Adam Smith

No complaint... is more common than that of a scarcity of money.

- Adam Smith

Civilization had too many rules for me, so I did my best to rewrite them.

- Bill Cosby

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

- Fidel Castro

I am not a communist and neither is the revolutionary movement.

- Fidel Castro

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

No thieves, no traitors, no interventionists! This time the revolution is for real!

- Fidel Castro

The universities are available only to those who share my revolutionary beliefs.

- Fidel Castro

Courage easily finds its own eloquence.

- Titus

Vote early and vote often.

- Al Capone

El Salvador is a democracy so it's not surprising that there are many voices to be heard here. Yet in my conversations with Salvadorans... I have heard a single voice.

- Dan Quayle

Advertising is the rattling of a stick inside a swill bucket.

- George Orwell

A man calumniated is doubly injured - first by him who utters the calumny, and then by him who believes it.

- Herodotus

During times of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act.

- George Orwell

No matter what people tell you, words and ideas can change the world.

- Robin Williams

People say satire is dead. It's not dead; it's alive and living in the White House.

- Robin Williams

We have a president for whom English is a second language. He's like 'We have to get rid of dictators,' but he's pretty much one himself.

- Robin Williams

A civilization which leaves so large a number of its participants unsatisfied and drives them into revolt neither has nor deserves the prospect of a lasting existence.

- Sigmund Freud

Music doesn't lie. If there is something to be changed in this world, then it can only happen through music.

- Jimi Hendrix

A man cannot lay down the right of resisting them that assault him by force, to take away his life.

- Thomas Hobbes

New opinions are always suspected, and usually opposed, without any other reason but because they are not already common.

- John Locke

Not believing in force is the same as not believing in gravitation.

- Leon Trotsky

Society, being codified by man, decrees that woman is inferior; she can do away with this inferiority only by destroying the male's superiority.

- Simone de Beauvoir

Conflict is not inevitable, but disarmament is... everyone now accepts that if there is a default by Saddam the international community must act to enforce its will.

- Tony Blair

The whole life of an American is passed like a game of chance, a revolutionary crisis, or a battle.

- Alexis de Tocqueville

There's no such thing as an original sin.

- Elvis Costello

A man that studieth revenge keeps his own wounds green.

- Francis Bacon

Rage, rage against the dying of the light.

- Dylan Thomas

The grass isn't always greener on the other side!

- Ricky Gervais

A modern revolutionary group heads for the television station.

- Abbie Hoffman

I was probably the only revolutionary referred to as cute.

- Abbie Hoffman

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

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