Revolution is an abrupt change in the form of misgovernment.
Best Quotes about Evolution
Natural selection, as it has operated in human history, favors not only the clever but the murderous.
Clemency is also a revolutionary measure.
You cannot make a revolution in white gloves.
Lenin, Vladimir Ilyich
So they united, and the Communist revolution took the chain from their legs and wound it around their necks.
I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy.
More and more, revolution has found itself delivered into the hands of its bureaucrats and doctrinaires on the one hand, and to the enfeebled and bewildered masses on the other.
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.
In a revolution, as in a novel. the most difficult part to invent is the end.
Tocqueville, Alexis De
To be a revolutionary you have to be human being. You have to care about people who have no power.
Independence in the end is the fruit of injustice.
All revolutions devour their own children.
It is hard for the ape to believe he descended from man.
Mencken, H. L.
The surest guide to the correctness of the path that women take is joy in the struggle. Revolution is the festival of the oppressed.
On the first day of a revolution he is a treasure; on the second he ought to be shot.
After listening to a lecture on evolution by a science professor, a student wrote a poem and titled it The Amazing Professor. The poem read: Once I was a tadpole when I began to begin. Then I was a frog with my tail tucked in. Next I was a monkey on a coconut tree. Now I am a doctor with a Ph.D.
Darwinian man, though well-behaved, at best is only a monkey shaved.
Gilbert, W. S.
Revolution, in order to be creative, cannot do without either a moral or metaphysical rule to balance the insanity of history.
Man has lost the basic skill of the ape, the ability to scratch its back. Which gave it extraordinary independence, and the liberty to associate for reasons other than the need for mutual back-scratching.
Revolutionary politics, revolutionary art, and oh, the revolutionary mind, is the dullest thing on earth. When we open a revolutionary review, or read a revolutionary speech, we yawn our heads off. It is true, there is nothing else. Everything is correctly, monotonously, dishearteningly revolutionary. What a stupid word! What a stale fuss!
God created a number of possibilities in case some of his prototypes failed -- that is the meaning of evolution.
Two million years from now the scientists can start a row by claming that the creatures of that period descended from us.
Historians will have to face the fact that natural selection determined the evolution of cultures in the same manner as it did that of species.
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.
Galbraith, John Kenneth
He that goeth about to persuade a multitude that they are not so well governed as they ought to be shall never want attentive and favorable hearers.
Revolutions are brought about by men, by men who think as men of action and act as men of thought.
The probability of life originating from accident is comparable to the probability of the unabridged dictionary resulting from an explosion in a printing shop.
If you want a symbolic gesture, don't burn the flag, wash it.
In every revolution there intrude, at the side of its true agents, men of a different stamp; some of them survivors of and devotees to past revolutions, without insight into the present movement, but preserving popular influence by their known honesty and courage, or by the sheer force of tradition; others mere brawlers, who, by dint of repeating year after year the same set of stereotyped declamations against the government of the day, have sneaked into the reputation of revolutionists of the first water They are an unavoidable evil: with time they are shaken off.
The main object of a revolution is the liberation of man... not the interpretation and application of some transcendental ideology.
I was probably the only revolutionary referred to as cute.
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.
The main effect of a real revolution is perhaps that it sweeps away those who do not know how to wish, and brings to the front men with insatiable appetites for action, power and all that the world has to offer.
In revolutions the occasions may be trifling but great interest are at stake.
Revolutions are notorious for allowing even non-participants -- even women! -- new scope for telling the truth since they are themselves such massive moments of truth, moments of such massive participation.
The brutalities of progress are called revolutions. When they are over we realize this: that the human race has been roughly handled, but that it has advanced.
I believe that our Heavenly Father invented man because he was disappointed in the monkey.
We used to think that revolutions are the cause of change. Actually it is the other way around: change prepares the ground for revolution.
A revolution does not last more than fifteen years, the period which coincides with the flourishing of a generation.
Gasset, Jose Ortega Y
It is disturbing to discover in oneself these curious revelations of the validity of the Darwinian theory. If it is true that we have sprung from the ape, there are occasions when my own spring appears not to have been very far.
Skinner, Cornelia Otis
The excessive increase of anything causes a reaction in the opposite direction.
The historic ascent of humanity, taken as a whole, may be summarized as a succession of victories of consciousness over blind forces -- in nature, in society, in man himself.
You said, They're harmless dreamers and they're loved by the people. -- What, I asked you, is harmless about a dreamer, and what, I asked you, is harmless about the love of the people? Revolution only needs good dreamers who remember their dreams.
All the evolution we know of proceeds from the vague to the definite.
Peirce, Charles Sanders
A revolution is not a bed of roses. A revolution is a struggle between the future and the past.
One of the stupidest theories of Western life.
Revolution is an abrupt change in the form of misgovernment.
We have wasted our spirit in the regions of the abstract and general just as the monks let it wither in the world of prayer and contemplation.
Thinkers prepare the revolution and bandits carry it out.
The spirit of revolution, the spirit of insurrection, is a spirit radically opposed to liberty.
Guizot, Francois (Pierre Guillaume)
The scrupulous and the just, the noble, humane, and devoted natures; the unselfish and the intelligent may begin a movement -- but it passes away from them. They are not the leaders of a revolution. They are its victims.
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