Quotes by radical

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  • Angela Y. Davis
    Angela Y. Davis
    American political activist, academic, and author 1944-
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    Radical simply means ''grasping things at the root.''
  • Ben Shapiro
    Ben Shapiro
    American conservative political commentator and attorney 1984-
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    'Noah' doesn't merely get the story wrong; like all Biblical adaptations, it's bound to do that (although some aspects of the film are out and out ridiculous). It gets the morality of the story wrong, and in the process turns God into Gaia and morality into radical deep green environmentalism.
  • Franklin D. Roosevelt
    Franklin D. Roosevelt
    American statesman 1882-1945
    Franklin D. Roosevelt
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    A radical is a man with both feet firmly planted in the air.
  • Woodrow Wilson
    Woodrow Wilson
    American president 1856-1924
    Woodrow Wilson
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    A radical is one of whom people say ''He goes too far.'' A conservative, on the other hand, is one who ''doesn't go far enough.'' Then there is the reactionary, ''one who doesn't go at all.'' All these terms are more or less objectionable, wherefore we have
  • Ching Ning Chu
    Ching Ning Chu
    Chinese-American business consultant 1947-2009
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    Acquire the courage to believe in yourself. Many of the things that you have been taught were at one time the radical ideas of individuals who had the courage to believe what their own hearts and minds told them was true, rather than accept the common beliefs of their day.
  • Susan Sontag
    Susan Sontag
    American writer, filmmaker, teacher, and political activist 1933-2004
    Susan Sontag
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    Any critic is entitled to wrong judgments, of course. But certain lapses of judgment indicate the radical failure of an entire sensibility.
  • Caroline Knapp
    Caroline Knapp
    American writer and columnist
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    Around the time I began starving, in the early eighties, the visual image had begun to supplant text as culture's primary mode of communication, a radical change because images work so differently than words: They're immediate, they hit you at levels way beneath intellect, they come fast and furious.
  • Armstrong Williams
    Armstrong Williams
    American political commentator, entrepreneur and author 1962-
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    At some point we must realize that actively defending against radical Islamic teachings is not a matter of cultural relativity. It is a matter of universally recognized human rights.
  • Jerry Rubin
    Jerry Rubin
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    By the end, everybody had a label - pig, liberal, radical, revolutionary ... If you had everything but a gun, you were a radical but not a revolutionary.
  • Gloria Steinem
    Gloria Steinem
    American feminist writer 1934-
    Gloria Steinem
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    Empathy is the most radical of human emotions.
  • Henry Miller
    Henry Miller
    American writer 1891-1980
    Henry Miller
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    Every genuine boy is a rebel and an anarch. If he were allowed to develop according to his own instincts, his own inclinations, society would undergo such a radical transformation as to make the adult revolutionary cower and cringe.
  • Bill Flores
    Bill Flores
    American businessman and politician 1954-
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    For years, Iran has worked to position itself to dominate the entire Middle East and to impose its version of radical Islam on society. It is actively working to destabilize Yemen, Lebanon, Iraq and Syria.
  • Bob Beauprez
    Bob Beauprez
    American politician and member 1948-
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    Fracking has been used for more than 60 years to successfully drill over a million oil and gas wells in the U.S. Nonetheless, the prevailing mythology on the radical left is that the technology is 'poisoning our children' by polluting the water we drink and the air we breathe.
  • Barbara W. Tuchman
    Barbara W. Tuchman
    American historian 1912-1989
    Barbara W. Tuchman
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    Governments do not like to face radical remedies; it is easier to let politics predominate.
    Source: A Distant Mirror
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
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    He thinks like a Tory, and talks like a Radical, and that's so important nowadays.
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