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A great revolution in just one single individual will help achieve a change in the destiny of a society and, further, will enable a change in the destiny of humankind.
Daisaku Ikeda
All civilization has from time to time become a thin crust over a volcano of revolution
Havelock Ellis
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
Eager souls, mystics and revolutionaries, may propose to refashion the world in accordance with their dreams; but evil remains, and so long as it lurks in the secret places of the heart, utopia is only the shadow of a dream
Nathaniel Hawthorne
Every generation needs a new revolution.
Thomas Jefferson
Every revolution was first a thought in one man's mind
Ralph Waldo Emerson
For the greatest revolutionary changes on this earth would not have been thinkable if their motive force, instead of fanatical, yes, hysterical passion, had been merely the bourgeois virtues of law and order
Adolf Hitler
I don't know if the Cuban revolution will survive or not. It's difficult to say. But [if it doesn't] . . . don't come looking for me among the refugees in the embassies. I've had that experience, and I'm not ever going to repeat it. I will go out with a machine gun in my hand, to the barricades. . . I'll keep fighting to the end.
Ernesto "Che" Guevara
If by the mere force of numbers a majority should deprive a minority of any clearly written constitutional right, it might, in a moral point of view, justify revolution
Abraham Lincoln
In art, all who have done something other than their predecessors have merited the epithet of revolutionary; and it is they alone who are masters.
Paul Gauguin
Revolt and revolution both wind up at the same crossroads: the police, or folly
Albert Camus
Revolution is a trivial shift in the emphasis of suffering.
Tom Stoppard
Revolution is an abrupt change in the form of misgovernment.
Ambrose Bierce
Revolutions have never lightened the burden of tyranny: they have only shifted it to another shoulder
George Bernard Shaw
The greatest revolution of our generation is the discovery that human beings, by changing the inner attitudes of their minds, can change the outer aspects of their lives
William James
The seed of revolution is repression.
Woodrow T. Wilson
There was much in such a society that was primitive and insecure and it certainly could never measure up to the demands of the present epoch. But in such a society are contained the seeds of revolutionary democracy in which none will be held in slave
Nelson Mandela
Those who make peaceful revolution impossible, make violent revolution inevitable.
John Fitzgerald Kennedy
We have a lot of people revolutionizing the world because they've never had to present a working model
Charles F. Kettering
You can never have a revolution in order to establish a democracy. You must have a democracy in order to have a revolution.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
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