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Revolutions are not made by men in spectacles.

Revolutions are not made by men in spectacles.

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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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Revolutions are not trifles, but spring from trifles.

Revolutions are not trifles, but spring from trifles.

by Aristotle Found in: Revolution Quotes,
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Do you think then that revolutions are made with rose water?
[Fr., Voulez-vous donc qu'on vous fasse des revolutions read more

Do you think then that revolutions are made with rose water?
[Fr., Voulez-vous donc qu'on vous fasse des revolutions a
l'eau-rose?]

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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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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.

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A reform is a correction of abuses; a revolution is a transfer of
power.

A reform is a correction of abuses; a revolution is a transfer of
power.

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I am the signet which marks the page where the revolution has
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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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Revolutions are not made; they come.

Revolutions are not made; they come.

by Wendell Phillips Found in: Revolution Quotes,
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