Society is undergoing a silent revolution, which must be submitted to, and which takes no more notice of the human existences it breaks down than an earthquake regards the houses it subverts. The classes and the races, too weak to master the new conditions of life, must give way.
Today the revolution has been stolen by the revisionist clique of Deng.Jiang Qing or Chiang Ch'ing
Let the ruling classes tremble at a communist revolution. The proletarians have nothing to lose but their chains. they have a world to win. Working men of all countries, unite!
“We atheists can . . . argue that, with the modern revolution in attitudes toward homosexuals, we have become the only group that may not reveal itself in normal social discourse”.phillip warren anderson
The revolution must end and the republic must begin. In our constitution, right must take the place of duty, welfare that of virtue, and self-defense that of punishment. Everyone must be able to prevail and to live according to one’s own nature.georg büchner
The reformist illusion was paid for and is being paid for by the working class, its leaders and parties, which heroically and tragically defended it to the last moment, confirming in a dramatic fashion the phrase of the XVIII Century French revolutionary Louis de Saint-Just: "Those who make revolution half way only dig their own graves".miguel enríquez
You have no choice but to operate in a world shaped by globalization and the information revolution. There are two options: adapt or die.andy grove
Camera-Phones are at the root of the Citizen-Journalism revolution.philippe kahn
Allow me to say how manly and humanly great of you I think this is. Your courageous and firm intervention have met with nothing but recognition throughout the entire world. I congratulate you for all you have given anew to the German nation by crushing the intended second revolution.franz von papen
The government in a revolution is the despotism of liberty against tyranny.maximilien robespierre
Though perhaps less universally known than such figures as Einstein or Gandhi (who became symbols of our time) Daisetz Suzuki was no less remarkable a man than these. And though his work may not have had such resounding and public effect, he contributed no little to the spiritual and intellectual revolution of our time.d. t. suzuki
A great revolution is never the fault of the people, but of the government.Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
I thought Armstrong would invent some kind of a filter to remove static from our AM radio. I didn't think he'd start a revolution start up a whole damn new industry to compete with RCA.edwin howard armstrong
I would trade all the advantages of humanity to be a fly on the wall when Franklin and Jefferson discussed liberty, Lenin and Trotsky revolution, Newton and Halley the shape of the universe, or when Darwin entertained Huxley and Lyell at Down.stephen jay gould
The effect of the discovery of printing was evident in the savage religious wars of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. Application of power to communication industries hastened the consolidation of vernaculars, the rise of nationalism, revolution, and new outbreaks of savagery in the twentieth century.harold innis
Any loss of identity prompts people to seek reassurance and rediscovery of themselves by testing, and even by violence. Today, the electric revolution, the wired planet, and the information environment involve everybody in everybody to the point of individual extinction.Marshall McLuhan
He did not write about this war and that revolution, but about war and revolution in general, the state of mind and emotion, not facts.dmitri shostakovich
In the eighteenth century, freemasonry became expressive of a militant policy of enlightenment, as in the case of the Illuminati , who were the forerunners of revolution; on its left, it culminated in the Carbonari .
In the early 1920s, the Communists believed, a priori , that Germany and other European countries were ripe for internal revolution, and indeed Germany was not far from going Communist in these years. But later on, these hopes died, and Stalin, particularly after the ouster of the fanatic Trotsky, who always wanted immediate revolutions everywhere, settled down to calm concentration on “socialism in one country.”
La revolution industrielle est commencee en France.
I'm a military man, I did what I did only because my country had to be saved from tribalism and feudalism. If I failed, it was only because I was betrayed. The so-called genocide was nothing more than just a war in defence of the revolution and a system from which all have benefited.
The classics of the ancient world are everywhere in the literature of the revolution, but thet are everywhere illustrative, not determinative, of thoughtbernard bailyn
The revolution has grown cold; all its principles are weakened; there remains only red caps worn by intriguers. The exercise of terror has made crime blasé, as strong liquors made the palace blasé.louis antoine de saint-just
Everything is being televised so you won't be able to tell where the revolution is. "Who's revolting? Well, I don't know, what's on the other channel?"
Koyré based his analysis on a narrow definition of science that focuses only on its purely theoretical aspects. He saw the Scientific revolution as the advent and triumph of what he called the "mathematization of nature." At the same time he downplayed experimentalism as a relatively unimportant aspect of the new science.alexandre koyré
revolution is a trivial shift in the emphasis of suffering; the capacity for self-indulgence changes hands.tom stoppard
People can go to the extreme like what we saw during the Cultural revolution. For instance, in China, when people take everything into their own hands, then you cannot govern the place. ... [It] was the people taking power into their own hands. Now that is what you mean by democracy if you take it to the full swing.
Since the great French revolution all colour has been gradually dying out of the male costume, until we have got reduced to our present gamut of brown, black and neutral tint; which, combined with the chimney-pot hat and the swallow-tailed coat, form a costume by no means particularly adapted to refresh the eye seeking for form or colour.
The Socialist Party of Great Britain… denounced the Russian revolution as state-capitalist within hours of hearing of it.