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    I am the signet which marks the page where the revolution has
    been stopped; but when I die it will turn the page and resume its
    course.
    [Fr., Je suis le signet qui marque la page ou la revolution s'est
    arretee; mais quand je serai mort, elle tournera le feuillet et
    reprendra sa marche.]

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When liberty comes with hands dabbled in blood it is hard to shake hands with her.

When liberty comes with hands dabbled in blood it is hard to shake hands with her.

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Revolutions have never lightened the burden of tyranny: they have
only shifted it to another shoulder.

Revolutions have never lightened the burden of tyranny: they have
only shifted it to another shoulder.

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Like all revolutions, the surrealist revolution was a reversion, a restitution, an expression of vital and indispensable spiritual needs.

Like all revolutions, the surrealist revolution was a reversion, a restitution, an expression of vital and indispensable spiritual needs.

by Eugene Ionesco Found in: Revolution Quotes,
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Many of the world's troubles are not due just to Russia or communism. They would be with us in any read more

Many of the world's troubles are not due just to Russia or communism. They would be with us in any event because we live in an era of revolution--the revolution of rising expectations.

by Adlai E. Stevenson Found in: Revolution Quotes,
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It is impossible to predict the time and progress of revolution. It is governed by its own more or less read more

It is impossible to predict the time and progress of revolution. It is governed by its own more or less mysterious laws.

by Lenin, Vladimir Found in: Revolution Quotes,
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Eager souls, mystics and revolutionaries, may propose to refashion the world in accordance with their dreams; but evil remains, and read more

Eager souls, mystics and revolutionaries, may propose to refashion the world in accordance with their dreams; but evil remains, and so long as it lurks in the secret places of the heart, utopia is only the shadow of a dream

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O God! that one might read the book of fate,
And see the revolution of the times
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O God! that one might read the book of fate,
And see the revolution of the times
Make mountains level. and the continent,
Weary of solid firmness, melt itself
Into the sea!

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The first duty of a revolutionary is to get away with it.

The first duty of a revolutionary is to get away with it.

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Revolutionaries are more formalistic than conservatives.

Revolutionaries are more formalistic than conservatives.

by Italo Calvino Found in: Revolution Quotes,
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