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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.

John F. Kennedy

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

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.

Susan B. Anthony

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

Susan Wojcicki

Coding is like writing, and we live in a time of the new industrial revolution. What's happened is that maybe everybody knows how to use computers, like they know how to read, but they don't know how to write.

The masses go into a revolution not with a prepared plan of social reconstruction, but with a sharp feeling that they cannot endure the old regime. Only the guiding layers of a class have a political program, and even this still requires the test of events and the approval of the masses.

Thomas Hobbes

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

Dorothy Day

The greatest challenge of the day is: how to bring about a revolution of the heart, a revolution which has to start with each one of us?

Bobby Seale

They came down on us because we had a grass-roots, real people's revolution, complete with the programs, complete with the unity, complete with the working coalitions, where we crossed racial lines.

In a time not distant, it will be possible to flash any image formed in thought on a screen and render it visible at any place desired. The perfection of this means of reading thought will create a revolution for the better in all our social relations.

Sundar Pichai

India has long been an exporter of talent to tech companies... But it is India that's now undergoing its own revolution.

Adolf Hitler

Generals think war should be waged like the tourneys of the Middle Ages. I have no use for knights; I need revolutionaries.

Karl Marx

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!

Woodrow Wilson

The seed of revolution is repression.

Leon Trotsky

The dynamic of revolutionary events is directly determined by swift, intense, and passionate changes in the psychology of classes which have already formed themselves before the revolution.

Adlai Stevenson II

We live in an era of revolution, the revolution of rising expectations.

Abbie Hoffman

The only way to support a revolution is to make your own.

Alice Walker

Poetry is the lifeblood of rebellion, revolution, and the raising of consciousness.

Bill Gates

If you go back to 1800, everybody was poor. I mean everybody. The Industrial Revolution kicked in, and a lot of countries benefited, but by no means everyone.

Joseph Stalin

You cannot make a revolution with silk gloves.

Victor Hugo

When dictatorship is a fact, revolution becomes a right.

Vladimir Nabokov

Revelation can be more perilous than Revolution.

Alexis de Tocqueville

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

B. R. Ambedkar

For a successful revolution it is not enough that there is discontent. What is required is a profound and thorough conviction of the justice, necessity and importance of political and social rights.

Woodrow Wilson

The American Revolution was a beginning, not a consummation.

Joseph Conrad

The scrupulous and the just, the noble, humane, and devoted natures; the unselfish and the intelligent may begin a movement - but it passes away from them. They are not the leaders of a revolution. They are its victims.

Tom Stoppard

Revolution is a trivial shift in the emphasis of suffering.

Henry Miller

We have two American flags always: one for the rich and one for the poor. When the rich fly it means that things are under control; when the poor fly it means danger, revolution, anarchy.

Rita Mae Brown

To love without role, without power plays, is revolution.

Eric Hoffer

We used to think that revolutions are the cause of change. Actually it is the other way around: change prepares the ground for revolution.

Napoleon Bonaparte

A revolution can be neither made nor stopped. The only thing that can be done is for one of several of its children to give it a direction by dint of victories.

Karl Marx

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

Mike Tyson

Every time there's a revolution, it comes from somebody reading a book about revolution. David Walker wrote a book and Nat Turner did his thing.

Gilbert K. Chesterton

You can never have a revolution in order to establish a democracy. You must have a democracy in order to have a revolution.

President George Herbert Walker Bush ran as a strong conservative, ran to continue the third term of Ronald Reagan, continue the Ronald Reagan revolution. Then he raised taxes and in '92 ran as an establishment moderate - same candidate, two very different campaigns.

John Cena

I think that the potential of Total Divas and female athletes is that the sky is the limit. People want to know about these women, and in the WWE, we call it the Divas Revolution - it's a movement for women's empowerment.

Jurnee Smollett

I've always been proud that I come from people who were activists, who have this indomitable spirit. I am proud to have inherited the spirit of resistance and revolution.

Elon Musk

Tesla is here to stay and keep fighting for the electric car revolution.


My intention still is to write a play to commemorate, possibly rather skeptically, the 50th anniversary of the Russian revolution. I started it at the beginning of 1966, but confronted with the enormous importance and reality of that revolution, I absolutely boggle. I don't know what to do about it.

Ambrose Bierce

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

Mitch McConnell

By their own admission, leaders of the Republican Revolution of 1994 think their greatest mistake was overlooking the power of the veto. They gave the impression they were somehow in charge when they weren't.

Napoleon Bonaparte

A revolution is an idea which has found its bayonets.

Henry Ward Beecher

It's not the work which kills people, it's the worry. It's not the revolution that destroys machinery it's the friction.

Ben Shapiro

When Limbaugh entered the world of talk radio, the AM dial was essentially moribund. He turned it into a weapon for conservatism, and in the process, led the revolution that has ended in the disintegration of the old media monopoly.