Machines were, it may be said, the weapon employed by the capitalists to quell the revolt of specialized labor.
The first revolt is against the supreme tyranny of theology, of the phantom of God. As long as we have a master in heaven, we will be slaves on earth.
To revolt is a natural tendency of life. Even a worm turns against the foot that crushes it. In general, the vitality and relative dignity of an animal can be measured by the intensity of its instinct to revolt.
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 hopeless don't revolt, because revolution is an act of hope.
Everything, everything in war is barbaric... But the worst barbarity of war is that it forces men collectively to commit acts against which individually they would revolt with their whole being.
I am interested in anything about revolt, disorder, chaos-especially activity that seems to have no meaning. It seems to me to be the road toward freedom... Rather than starting inside, I start outside and reach the mental through the physical.
Art and revolt will die only with the last man.
Every woman is a rebel, and usually in wild revolt against herself.
The young are generally full of revolt, and are often pretty revolting about it.
Oppression that is clearly inexorable and invincible does not give rise to revolt but to submission.
Freedom only comes through persistent revolt, through persistent agitation, through persistently rising up against the system of evil.
Revolt, it will be said, implies violence; but this is an outmoded, an incompetent conception of revolt. The most effective form of revolt in this violent world we live in is non-violence.
The memory of oppressed people is one thing that cannot be taken away, and for such people, with such memories, revolt is always an inch below the surface.
Some men hope for revolution but when you revolt and set up your new government you find your new government is still the same old Papa, he has only put on a cardboard mask.
When we revolt it’s not for a particular culture. We revolt simply because, for many reasons, we can no longer breathe.
The right to revolt has sources deep in our history.
Give them bread and circuses and they will never revolt
Revolt is the violence of an entire people; rebellion the unruliness of an individual or an uprising by a minority; both are spontaneous and blind. Revolution is both planned and spontaneous, a science and an art.
Didn't people consider what could happen if armies of farm animals united in revolt?
If the populace knew with what idiocy they were ruled, they would revolt.
You can sway a thousand men by appealing to their prejudices quicker than you can convince one man by logic.
Revolt and revolution both wind up at the same crossroads: the police, or folly.
Begum Hazrat Mahal of Oudh was the last of the breed of able queens and generals. The queen led her kingdom's army into battle during the revolt of 1857. Even after she was defeated she defied Queen Victoria's famous Proclamation and issued a counter Proclamation.
The great revolution of the future will be Nature's revolt against man.
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