Quotes: revolutions

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  • Bernard M. Baruch
    Bernard M. Baruch
    American investor, philanthropist, statesman, and political consultant 1870-1965
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    During my eighty-seven years, I have witnessed a whole succession of technological revolutions. But none of them has done away with the need for character in the individual or the ability to think.
  • Aristotle
    Aristotle
    Greek philosopher 384 BC - 322 BC
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    Inferiors revolt in order that they may be equal, and equals that they may be superior. Such is the state of mind which creates revolutions.
  • Albert Camus
    Albert Camus
    French writer and essayist 1913-1960
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    All modern revolutions have ended in a reinforcement of the power of the State.
  • John Kenneth Galbraith
    John Kenneth Galbraith
    American economist 1908-2006
    John Kenneth Galbraith
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    All successful revolutions are the kicking in of a rotten door. The violence of revolutions is the violence of men who charge into a vacuum.
  • John Mortimer
    John Mortimer
    English barrister, dramatist, screenwriter, and author 1923-2009
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    Farce is tragedy played at a thousand revolutions per minute.
  • Hubert H. Humphrey
    Hubert H. Humphrey
    American politician 1911-1978
    Hubert H. Humphrey
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    History teaches us that the great revolutions aren't started by people who are utterly down and out, without hope and vision. They take place when people begin to live a little better - and when they see how much yet remains to be achieved.
  • Benjamin Disraeli
    Benjamin Disraeli
    English statesman and writer 1804-1881
    Benjamin Disraeli
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    I have been ever of opinion that revolutions are not to be evaded.
  • Karl Wilhelm Von Humboldt
    Karl Wilhelm Von Humboldt
    German Statesman, Philologist 1767-1835
    Karl Wilhelm Von Humboldt
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    If we glance at the most important revolutions in history, we see at once that the greatest number of these originated in the periodical revolutions of the human mind.
  • Aristotle
    Aristotle
    Greek philosopher 384 BC - 322 BC
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    In revolutions the occasions may be trifling but great interest are at stake.
  • George Sand
    George Sand
    French Novelist 1804-1876
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    No one makes a revolution by himself; and there are some revolutions which humanity accomplishes without quite knowing how, because it is everybody who takes them in hand.
  • Leon Trotsky
    Leon Trotsky
    Russian revolutionary and writer 1879-1940
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    Revolutions are always verbose.
  • Kwame Nkrumah
    Kwame Nkrumah
    Ghanaian politician and revolutionary 1909-1972
    Kwame Nkrumah
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    Revolutions are brought about by men, by men who think as men of action and act as men of thought.
  • Oliver Wendell Holmes
    Oliver Wendell Holmes
    American writer and poet 1809-1894
    Oliver Wendell Holmes
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    Revolutions are not made by men in spectacles.
  • Nikita Khrushchev
    Nikita Khrushchev
    Soviet statesman 1894-1971
    Nikita Khrushchev
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    Revolutions are not made for export.
  • Wendell Phillips
    Wendell Phillips
    American Reformer, Orator 1811-1884
    Wendell Phillips
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    Revolutions are not made, they come.
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