Quotes: revolutionaries

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  • Adolf Hitler
    Adolf Hitler
    German politician and Nazi party leader 1889-1945
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    Generals think war should be waged like the tourneys of the Middle Ages. I have no use for knights; I need revolutionaries.
  • Assata Shakur
    Assata Shakur
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    Black revolutionaries do not drop from the moon. We are created by our conditions. Shaped by our oppression.
    Source: Assata: An Autobiography (1987)
  • Bhagat Singh
    Bhagat Singh
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    L. Ram Saran Das was a member of the revolutionary party which was held responsible for many a violent deed. But this by no means proves that revolutionaries are bloodthirsty monsters, seeking pleasure in destruction.
  • Assata Shakur
    Assata Shakur
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    Like all other Black revolutionaries, Amerika is trying to lynch me.
    Source: Assata: An Autobiography (1987) 65
  • Robin George Collingwood
    Robin George Collingwood
    English philosopher, historian and archaeologist 1889-1943
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    Like other revolutionaries I can thank God for the reactionaries. They clarify the issue.
  • George Orwell
    George Orwell
    English writer (ps. of Eric Blair) 1903-1950
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    Most revolutionaries are potential Tories, because they imagine that everything can be put right by altering the shape of society; once that change is effected, as it sometimes is, they see no need for any other.
  • Bhagat Singh
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    Those revolutionaries who have, by chance, escaped the gallows should live and show to the world that they cannot only embrace gallows for the ideal but also bear the worst type of tortures in the dark, dingy prison cells.
  • Barbara Grizzuti Harrison
    Barbara Grizzuti Harrison
    American journalist, essayist and memoirist 1934-2002
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    True revolutionaries are like God - they create the world in their own image. Our awesome responsibility to ourselves, to our children, and to the future is to create ourselves in the image of goodness, because the future depends on the nobility of our imaginings.
  • Ben Klassen
    Ben Klassen
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    We CREATORS are builders. We are dedicated to the idea of building a beautiful world so different and so superior to the present one that we CREATORS of this generation will go down in history as the revolutionaries who ushered in the Golden Age of Mankind.
    Source: White Mans Bible White Mans Bible (1983)
  • We really can't tell the difference between people who might seek power for some greater good and people who seek power just to aggrandize themselves. For example, all revolutionaries say that they want to uplift the downtrodden.
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