Top 66 Revolutions Quotes

In this post, you will find great Revolutions Quotes from famous people, such as Wolfgang Tillmans, David Steward, Paul Watson, Linda Colley, Sergei Lavrov. You can learn and implement many lessons from these quotes.

Change in my work happens not in revolutions - it's mor

Change in my work happens not in revolutions – it’s more evolutionary.
Wolfgang Tillmans
I realized we were going through one of the greatest revolutions that ever hit the history of the world – the information age – and I wanted to be a part of it.
All revolutions are violent revolutions.
States that have experienced revolutions or have acquired their independence from empires – such as the U.S. or Australiatend to celebrate their constitutional documents and put them on show in special galleries so that every citizen can become familiar with them. In the U.K., this is not properly done.
We believe that this is not right for a democracy to make revolutions the beacon of promoting democracy.
Revolutions and their aftermaths, of course, are always fluid and fickle times, and the outcome is often perched on a knife‘s edge.
Historically, industrial revolutions haven‘t been kind to poor people. Despite the potential benefits technology can offer, the immediate impact on the lowest-paid members of society has often been negative.
If you can give away free music, you can give away free electricity, free water. Those tiny jabs at a larger infrastructure are what make revolutions.
Terrorists have failed in what is arguably al Qaida’s most important objective – to trigger revolutions.
Industrialisation, mass transit, and the Internet are technological revolutions that have reshaped lives, nations, and the planet.
I feel I understand now why, whenever there are revolutions, Shakespeare is what people turn to. Because whenever a society is on the cusp, about to become something else, they find themselves in Shakespeare.
I think there was a revolution in poetry, associated chiefly with Eliot and Pound; but maybe it is of the nature of revolutions or of the nature of history that their innovations should later come to look trivial or indistinguishable from technical tricks.
The 1950s felt so safe and smug, the ’60s so raw and raucous, the revolutions stacked one on top of another, in race relations, gender roles, generational conflict, the clash of church and state – so many values and vanities tossed on the bonfire, and no one had a concordance to explain why it was all happening at once.
The birth of science as we know it arguably began with Isaac Newton‘s formulation of the laws of gravitation and motion. It is no exaggeration to say that physics was reborn in the early 20th-century with the twin revolutions of quantum mechanics and the theory of relativity.
But the revolutions and changes which are responsible for the present state of the earth are not limited to the upsetting of the ancient strata and to the ebbing of the sea after the formations of new layers.
Georges Cuvier
I can easily conceive, most Holy Father, that as soon as some people learn that in this book which I have written concerning the revolutions of the heavenly bodies, I ascribe certain motions to the Earth, they will cry out at once that I and my theory should be rejected.
Do you think that revolutions are made with rose water?
While the digital transformation of industries will be profound, we must keep in mind that it will have wider economic and social impact, too, as with previous revolutions driven by steam and coal, electricity and computers.
I’ve always said – I’ve always said I’m not, by temperament, a romantic about revolutions or given to revolutions. I’ve always thought that they are not the ideal way to change.
The American Revolution was sparked by a series of taxes and tariffs on tea. More recently, the Thatcher and Reagan ‘revolutions’ were rooted in overturning the status quoexcessive taxation – to empower the individual and encourage a free society and prosperous economy.
Revolutions come in two stages: the bit where everything gets smashed and the bit where you have to build it again. The first is great fun; the second is so very hard.
I’ll say that technology will make revolutions start happening faster, but it’ll make them harder to finish. Technology can’t create leaders and cause institutions to appear.
No doubt Western civilization has in the past been full of wars and revolutions, and the national elements in our culture, even when they were ignored, always provided an unconscious driving force of passion and aggressive self-assertion.
Fashion is not just about trends. It’s about political history. You can trace it from the ancient Romans to probably until the ’80s, and you can see defining moments that were due either to revolutions or changes in politics.
And lastly, the political revolutions from 1911 to the present time have done more to bring about tremendous social changes everywhere than even the economic and industrial changes and the new schools.
Revolutions are the locomotives of history.
We are a nation of innovators and problem-solvers who sparked revolutions in democratic government, civil rights, communications, flight, rural electrification and technology. We are a country defined by ideals now in need of rescue.
Accordingly, since nothing prevents the earth from moving, I suggest that we should now consider also whether several motions suit it, so that it can be regarded as one of the planets. For, it is not the center of all the revolutions.
When the fabric of society is so rigid that it cannot change quickly enough, adjustments are achieved by social unrest and revolutions.
Like art, revolutions come from combining what exists into what has never existed before.
Few revolutions succeed, and when they do, you often discover they did not gain what you hoped for, and you condemn yourself to perpetual fear, as the parties you defeated may always regain power and work for your ruin.
Francesco Guicciardini
The best revolutions are unplanned, and the most democr

The best revolutions are unplanned, and the most democratic are leaderless.
And revolutions always mean the breakdown of old authority.
The revolutions of the Arab Spring happened because people realized they were the power.
All the big revolutions, whether it’s the Industrial Revolution, the Arab Spring, those changes happened by economic and social shifts brought about by the people‘s voices, and those things weren’t voted for. Most of our changes today are brought about through technology, not by voting.
When we overthrew Mubarak, we did this in 18 days. And because we were very naive and very unexperienced in revolutions, we thought that that was it. It is very difficult to imagine that you can actually get rid of a dictatorship that has been there for 60 years only in 18 days. So we were very naive.
The worst of revolutions is a restoration.
Charles James Fox
Stamps from Afghanistan are hilarious. You can tell when the revolutions are because suddenly they stop having pictures of the mullahs and the independence monument and they start having fish on them.
Samuel West
Waste no time with revolutions that do not remove the causes of your complaints but simply change the faces of those in charge.
Francesco Guicciardini
You can hit as many revolutions as you want, but women are always going to wear uncomfortable shoes that look good.
Ip Man was an extraordinary man who lived during extraordinary times. He was born to a rich family when the country was still a monarchy and lived through various civil wars, revolutions, the Japanese invasion, and the establishment of the Republic.
Among the many arguments to be made against cultural revolutions is that they are monotonous in spirit and monomaniacal in intention.
In revolutions authority remains with the greatest scoundrels.
Georges Jacques Danton
All revolutions are spiritual at the source. All my activities have the sole purpose of achieving a union of hearts.
The ideological and cultural revolutions have been promoted successfully in the countryside with the result that the ideological and spiritual qualities of our agricultural working people have been transformed remarkably, and a great development has also been achieved in the realm of cultural life in the countryside.
I have been ever of opinion that revolutions are not to be evaded.
I developed the Clock Theory to help me time records; you know, spin the record back two revolutions or whatever and then play the break, spin the other one back two, play, like that.
Revolutions are not easy.
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.
George Sand
Countries that managed to rebuild commanding state structures after popular nationalist revolutions – such as China, Vietnam, and Iran – look stable and cohesive when compared with a traditional monarchy such as Thailand or wholly artificial nation-states like Iraq and Syria.
Musical revolutions, I don’t know how many I’ve been through.
‘Revolutions’ was beyond my wildest dreams. I just really enjoyed it so much visually, the action and then the story and the characters, the beauty of that. The love in the film really inspired me.
Revolutions are all based on the false idea that humans and their nature can be changed.
Revolutions about taxation have shaped our history.
At last I perceive that in revolutions the supreme power rests with the most abandoned.
Georges Jacques Danton
All successful revolutions are the kicking in of a rotten door.
Like the other great revolutions, an environmental revolution will require sacrifices and lead to enormous gains. It, too, will change the face of the land and human institutions, hierarchies, self-definitions, cultures. It will take centuries. If it happens. There is no guarantee, of course.
Campaigns end, revolutions endure.
Russia probably knows the true cost of revolutions better than most other countries.
We do not believe that the Marxist program, which embodies the continuity of the experience of the actual class struggle and real revolutions of the last one hundred and fifty years, is a definitely closed book.
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.
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 on the human mind.
Wilhelm von Humboldt
Health care missed the PC and Internet revolutions, but

Health care missed the PC and Internet revolutions, but it can’t afford to miss the cloud and mobile revolution.
Thanks to Twitter, I learn about the revolutions in the Middle East via Arab activists and writers, not just from American foreign correspondents.
Revolutions are the produce of passion, not of sober and tranquil reason.
What has marked Chinese society is its level of cruelty, not just revolutions and wars. We ought to reject it totally, otherwise in another upheaval there will be further cruelty.
Jung Chang