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American historian and journalist 1899-1978
Abraham Lincoln was not all brooding and melancholy and patient understanding. There was a hard core in him, and plenty of toughness. He could recognize a revolutionary situation when he saw one, and he could act fast and ruthlessly to meet it.
American author 1942-
To name oneself is the first act of both the poet and the revolutionary. When we take away the right to an individual name, we symbolically take away the right to be an individual. Immigration officials did this to refugees; husbands routinely do it to wives.
American political and social activist 1936-1989
A modern revolutionary group heads for the television station, not the factory. It concentrates its energy on infiltrating and changing the image system.Source: Soon to be a Major Motion Picture (1980)
American Poet 1929-
A revolutionary poem will not tell you who or when to kill, what and when to burn, or even how to theorize. It reminds you... where and when and how you are living and might live, it is a wick of desire.
British painter and author 1882-1957
All orthodox opinion - that is, today, ''revolutionary'' opinion either of the pure or the impure variety - is anti-man.
Indian socialist revolutionary 1907-1931
All the political movements of our country that have hitherto played any important role in our modern history had been lacking in the ideal at the achievement of which they aimed. Revolutionary movement is no exception.
American politician and lobbyist 1961-
America's veterans and troops serving abroad today fought hard to preserve our red, white and blue, from the Revolutionary War to today's Global War Against Terrorism, and Congress' action today is appropriate for one of our most sacred symbols.
American writer and criticus 1932-
Being naked approaches being revolutionary; going barefoot is mere populism.
French philosopher 1931-
Boredom is always counter-revolutionary. Always.
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.
American writer 1902-1983
Capitalism is at its liberating best in a noncapitalist environment. The crypto-businessman is the true revolutionary in a Communist country.
English writer and poet 1819-1880
Children demand that their heroes should be freckleless, and easily believe them so: perhaps a first discovery to the contrary is less revolutionary shock to a passionate child than the threatened downfall of habitual beliefs which makes the world seem to totter for us in maturer life.
American journalist 1960-
Cincinnati attracted its first permanent white settlers by flatboat in 1788. It took its name from the Society of Cincinnati, an organization of Revolutionary officers. That name came from Cincinnatus, the Roman farmer and general.
Clemency is also a revolutionary measure.
English writer 1894-1963
De Sade is the one completely consistent and thoroughgoing revolutionary of history.
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