Quotes and Sayings about Revolution

Quotes and Sayings about Revolution

Have you any idea how much tyrants fear the people they oppress? All of them realize that, one day, amongst their many victims, there is sure to be one who rises against them and strikes back!
If citizens followed their leaders' example throughout history, the human race would have died out centuries ago.
Heather Brewer in Vladimir Tod - Ninth Grade Slays
Until they became conscious they will never rebel, and until after they have rebelled they cannot become conscious.
The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.
To overthrow oppression has been sanctioned by humanity and is the highest aspiration of every free man.
Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable.
Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.
You can destroy wood and brick, but you can't destroy a movement.
The revolutions of the Arab Spring happened because people realized they were the power.
When the whole world is silent, even one voice becomes powerful.
Revolutions are the locomotives of history.
Workers of the world unite; you have nothing to lose but your chains.
There is no week nor day nor hour when tyranny may not enter upon this country, if the people lose their roughness and spirit of defiance.
Bullets change governments far surer than votes.
Simeon Weisz in Lord of War - Händler des Todes
The people's rage. It is like an illness, an ulcer. And ulcers must be cauterized.
Princess Sophia in The Empress - Season 1 Episode 1
I would rather be a rebel than a slave.
You have to make some noise if you want to be heard.
Eudoria Holmes in Enola Holmes
Revolutions are the produce of passion, not of sober and tranquil reason.
And revolutions always mean the breakdown of old authority.
Let us remember that revolutions do not always establish freedom.
A rebellion is not a revolution. It may ultimately lead to that end.
The revolution is not an apple that falls when it is ripe. You have to make it fall!
There is no power above people power.
When you become part of something, in some way you count. It could be a march; it could be a rally, even a brief one. You're part of something, and you suddenly realize you count. To count is very important.
Freedom is never voluntarily given by the oppressor; it must be demanded by the oppressed.
No matter what people tell you, words and ideas can change the world.
Blind faith in your leaders, or in anything, will get you killed.
All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent.
A revolution is a struggle to the death between the future and the past.
Ten people who speak make more noise than ten thousand who are silent.
There may be times when we are powerless to prevent injustice, but there must never be a time when we fail to protest.
I began revolution with 82 men. If I had to do it again, I do it with 10 or 15 and absolute faith. It does not matter how small you are if you have faith and plan of action.
It's dangerous to keep quiet for too long. Your tongue shrivels up if you don't use it.
A riot is the language of the unheard.

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History repeats itself, first as tragedy, second as farce.
Venezuela, given its extraordinary educational, cultural, and social developments, and its vast energy and natural resources, is called on to become a revolutionary model for the world.
Historians from England will say I am a liar, but history is written by those who have hanged heroes.
Men must be free to do what they believe. It is not our right to punish one for thinking what they do, no matter how much we disagree.
Happiness can be found, even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light.
...yet, sadly, accidental rudeness occurs alarmingly often. Best to say nothing at all, my dear man.
He loved libraries. Nowhere else in the world felt so safe and homey. Nowhere else smelled like books and dust and happy solitude quite like a library did.
The worst pain in the world goes beyond the physical. Even further beyond any other emotional pain one can feel. It is the betrayal of a friend.
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If liberty means anything at all, it means the right to tell people what they do not want to hear.

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