Abbie Hoffman

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    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)
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    Avoid all needle drugs, the only dope worth shooting is Richard Nixon.
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    Become an internationalist and learn to respect all life. Make war on machines. And in particular the sterile machines of corporate death and the robots that guard them.
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    Expedience, not justice, is the rule of contemporary American law.
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    Free speech is the right to shout Theater! in a crowded fire.
    Source: Soon to be a Major Motion Picture (1980)
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    I believe in compulsory cannibalism. If people were forced to eat what they killed, there would be no more wars.
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    I see Judaism as a way of life. Sticking up for the underdog. Being an outsider. A critic of society. The kid on the corner who says the emperor has no clothes on. The Prophet.
    Source: Tikkun (July-August 1989)
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    I was probably the only revolutionary referred to as cute.
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    If you don't have sex and you don't do drugs, your rock 'n' roll better be awfully good.
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    It's perhaps fitting that I write this introduction in jail.
    Source: Steal This Book (1971) Introduction
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    My critique of democracy begins and ends with this point. Kids must be educated to disrespect authority or else democracy is a farce.
    Source: Soon to be a Major Motion Picture (1980)
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    Never impose your language on people you wish to reach.
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    Once you get the right image the details aren't that important.
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    Revolution is not something fixed in ideology, nor is it something fashioned to a particular decade. It is a perpetual process embedded in the human spirit.
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    Structure is more important than content in the transmission of information.
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