Best Quotes About Evolution

The successful revolutionary is a statesman, the unsuccessful one a criminal. -Erich Fromm

There are no shortcuts in evolution. -Louis D. Brandeis

The digital revolution is far more significant than the invention of writing or even of printing. -Douglas Engelbart

The revolution is a dictatorship of the exploited against the exploiters. -Fidel Castro

In art, all who have done something other than their predecessors have merited the epithet of revolutionary; and it is they alone who are masters. -Paul Gauguin

The most heroic word in all languages is revolution. -Eugene V. Debs

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

Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable. -John F. Kennedy

This country, with its institutions, belongs to the people who inhabit it. Whenever they shall grow weary of the existing government, they can exercise their constitutional right of amending it, or exercise their revolutionary right to overthrow it. -Abraham Lincoln

By the end, everybody had a label – pig, liberal, radical, revolutionary… If you had everything but a gun, you were a radical but not a revolutionary. -Jerry Rubin

Revolution is a trivial shift in the emphasis of suffering. -Tom Stoppard

The limitation of riots, moral questions aside, is that they cannot win and their participants know it. Hence, rioting is not revolutionary but reactionary because it invites defeat. It involves an emotional catharsis, but it must be followed by a sense of futility. -Martin Luther King, Jr.

Revolution is not something fixed in ideology, nor is it something fashioned to a particular decade. It is a perpetual process embedded in the human spirit. -Abbie Hoffman

I feel that I am a citizen of the American dream and that the revolutionary struggle of which I am a part is a struggle against the American nightmare. -Eldridge Cleaver

The American Revolution was a beginning, not a consummation. -Woodrow Wilson

Non-violence leads to the highest ethics, which is the goal of all evolution. Until we stop harming all other living beings, we are still savages. -Thomas A. Edison

Resolved, that the women of this nation in 1876, have greater cause for discontent, rebellion and revolution than the men of 1776. -Susan B. Anthony

Science and technology revolutionize our lives, but memory, tradition and myth frame our response. -Arthur M. Schlesinger

Art is either plagiarism or revolution. -Paul Gauguin

I began revolution with 82 men. If I had to do it again, I do it with 10 or 15 and absolute faith. It does not matter how small you are if you have faith and plan of action. -Fidel Castro

Divine right went out with the American Revolution and doesn't belong to the White House aides. What meat do they eat that makes them grow so great? -Sam Ervin

When dictatorship is a fact, revolution becomes a right. -Victor Hugo

Every genuine boy is a rebel and an anarch. If he were allowed to develop according to his own instincts, his own inclinations, society would undergo such a radical transformation as to make the adult revolutionary cower and cringe. -John Holmes

During my eighty-seven years I have witnessed a whole succession of technological revolutions. But none of them has done away with the need for character in the individual or the ability to think. -Bernard Baruch

Learning is always rebellion… Every bit of new truth discovered is revolutionary to what was believed before. -Margaret Lee Runbeck

The Framers of the Constitution knew that free speech is the friend of change and revolution. But they also knew that it is always the deadliest enemy of tyranny. -Hugo Black

No real social change has ever been brought about without a revolution… revolution is but thought carried into action. -Emma Goldman

The time to stop a revolution is at the beginning, not the end. -Adlai Stevenson I

To think that the new economy is over is like somebody in London in 1830 saying the entire industrial revolution is over because some textile manufacturers in Manchester went broke. -Alvin Toffler

The dramatic modernization of the Asian economies ranks alongside the Renaissance and the Industrial Revolution as one of the most important developments in economic history. -Lawrence Summers

Every generation needs a new revolution. -Jeff Rich

Suppose we were able to share meanings freely without a compulsive urge to impose our view or conform to those of others and without distortion and self-deception. Would this not constitute a real revolution in culture. -David Bohm

Fashions have done more harm than revolutions. -Victor Hugo

The most radical revolutionary will become a conservative the day after the revolution. -Hannah Arendt

The first step in the evolution of ethics is a sense of solidarity with other human beings. -Albert Schweitzer

Every revolution evaporates and leaves behind only the slime of a new bureaucracy. -Franz Kafka

Revolution, n. In politics, an abrupt change in the form of misgovernment. -Ambrose Bierce

Every revolutionary ends up either by becoming an oppressor or a heretic. -Albert Camus

Evolution is fascinating to watch. To me it is the most interesting when one can observe the evolution of a single man. -Shana Alexander

The progress of evolution from President Washington to President Grant was alone evidence to upset Darwin. -Henry Adams

Britain is not a country that is easily rocked by revolution… In Britain our institutions evolve. We are a Fabian Society writ large. -William Hamilton

A modern revolutionary group heads for the television station. -Abbie Hoffman

Revolutions are not made for export. -Nikita Khrushchev

In a time of universal deceit – telling the truth is a revolutionary act. -Unknown

It is well enough that people of the nation do not understand our banking and monetary system, for if they did, I believe there would be a revolution before tomorrow morning. -Henry Ford

If I can't dance, I don't want to be part of your revolution. -Emma Goldman

My theory of evolution is that Darwin was adopted. -Steven Wright

Don't worry, be crappy. Revolutionary means you ship and then test… Lots of things made the first Mac in 1984 a piece of crap – but it was a revolutionary piece of crap. -Guy Kawasaki

It's a radical time for musicians, a really revolutionary time, and I believe revolutions like Napster are a lot more fun than cash, which by the way we don't have at major labels anyway, so we might as well get with it and get in the game. -Courtney Love

The seed of revolution is repression. -Woodrow Wilson

The most important scientific revolutions all include, as their only common feature, the dethronement of human arrogance from one pedestal after another of previous convictions about our centrality in the cosmos. -Stephen Jay Gould

Creationist critics often charge that evolution cannot be tested, and therefore cannot be viewed as a properly scientific subject at all. This claim is rhetorical nonsense. -Stephen Jay Gould

We are glorious accidents of an unpredictable process with no drive to complexity, not the expected results of evolutionary principles that yearn to produce a creature capable of understanding the mode of its own necessary construction. -Stephen Jay Gould

To tell the truth is revolutionary. -Antonio Gramsci

Thought is subversive and revolutionary, destructive and terrible, Thought is merciless to privilege, established institutions, and comfortable habit. Thought is great and swift and free. -Bertrand Russell

Generals think war should be waged like the tourneys of the Middle Ages. I have no use for knights; I need revolutionaries. -Adolf Hitler

Reform is China's second revolution. -Deng Xiaoping

There is in fact no such thing as art for art's sake, art that stands above classes, art that is detached from or independent of politics. Proletarian literature and art are part of the whole proletarian revolutionary cause. -Mao Zedong

If you want to know the taste of a pear, you must change the pear by eating it yourself. If you want to know the theory and methods of revolution, you must take part in revolution. All genuine knowledge originates in direct experience. -Mao Zedong

The doctrine of the Kingdom of Heaven, which was the main teaching of Jesus, is certainly one of the most revolutionary doctrines that ever stirred and changed human thought. -H. G. Wells

People who talk about revolution and class struggle without referring explicitly to everyday life, without understanding what is subversive about love and what is positive in the refusal of constraints, such people have a corpse in their mouth. -Raoul Vaneigem

There must be a world revolution which puts an end to all materialistic conditions hindering woman from performing her natural role in life and driving her to carry out man's duties in order to be equal in rights. -Muammar al-Gaddafi

The differences between revolution in art and revolution in politics are enormous. Revolution in art lies not in the will to destroy but in the revelation of what has already been destroyed. Art kills only the dead. -Harold Rosenberg

You have to look at history as an evolution of society. -Jean Chretien

The sadness of the women's movement is that they don't allow the necessity of love. See, I don't personally trust any revolution where love is not allowed. -Maya Angelou

The more dubious and uncertain an instrument violence has become in international relations, the more it has gained in reputation and appeal in domestic affairs, specifically in the matter of revolution. -Hannah Arendt

Here in America we are descended in blood and in spirit from revolutionists and rebels – men and women who dare to dissent from accepted doctrine. As their heirs, may we never confuse honest dissent with disloyal subversion. -Dwight D. Eisenhower

All civilization has from time to time become a thin crust over a volcano of revolution. -Havelock Ellis

If evolution really works, how come mothers only have two hands? -Milton Berle

It's not the work which kills people, it's the worry. It's not the revolution that destroys machinery it's the friction. -Henry Ward Beecher

The main object of a revolution is the liberation of man… not the interpretation and application of some transcendental ideology. -Jean Genet

God created a number of possibilities in case some of his prototypes failed – that is the meaning of evolution. -Graham Greene

The ultimate end of all revolutionary social change is to establish the sanctity of human life, the dignity of man, the right of every human being to liberty and well-being. -Emma Goldman

As a result of the feminist revolution, 'feminine' becomes an abusive epithet. -Wyndham Lewis

The greatest revolution in our generation is that of human beings, who by changing the inner attitudes of their minds, can change the outer aspects of their lives. -Marilyn Ferguson

Facts are counterrevolutionary. -Eric Hoffer

The brutalities of progress are called revolutions. When they are over we realize this: that the human race has been roughly handled, but that it has advanced. -Victor Hugo

When one makes a Revolution, one cannot mark time; one must always go forward – or go back. He who now talks about the 'freedom of the press' goes backward, and halts our headlong course towards Socialism. -Vladimir Lenin

We are the men of intrinsic value, who can strike our fortunes out of ourselves, whose worth is independent of accidents in life, or revolutions in government: we have heads to get money, and hearts to spend it. -George Farquhar

The whole life of an American is passed like a game of chance, a revolutionary crisis, or a battle. -Alexis de Tocqueville

Probably it is impossible for humor to be ever a revolutionary weapon. Candide can do little more than generate irony. -Lionel Trilling

Boredom is always counter-revolutionary. Always. -Guy Debord

Every successful revolution puts on in time the robes of the tyrant it has deposed. -Barbara W. Tuchman

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

Why is it so painful to watch a person sink? Because there is something unnatural in it, for nature demands personal progress, evolution, and every backward step means wasted energy. -August Strindberg

The consequences of things are not always proportionate to the apparent magnitude of those events that have produced them. Thus the American Revolution, from which little was expected, produced much; but the French Revolution, from which much was expected, produced little. -Charles Caleb Colton

Methods of thought which claim to give the lead to our world in the name of revolution have become, in reality, ideologies of consent and not of rebellion. -Albert Camus

The scrupulous and the just, the noble, humane, and devoted natures; the unselfish and the intelligent may begin a movement – but it passes away from them. They are not the leaders of a revolution. They are its victims. -Joseph Conrad

Deep within man dwell those slumbering powers; powers that would astonish him, that he never dreamed of possessing; forces that would revolutionize his life if aroused and put into action. -Orison Swett Marden

We have two American flags always: one for the rich and one for the poor. When the rich fly it means that things are under control; when the poor fly it means danger, revolution, anarchy. -Henry Miller

To achieve the mood of a warrior is not a simple matter. It is a revolution. To regard the lion and the water rats and our fellow men as equals is a magnificent act of a warrior's spirit. It takes power to do that. -Carlos Castaneda

Like other revolutionaries I can thank God for the reactionaries. They clarify the issue. -Robin G. Collingwood

Farce is tragedy played at a thousand revolutions per minute. -John Mortimer

Historians will have to face the fact that natural selection determined the evolution of cultures in the same manner as it did that of species. -Konrad Lorenz

True revolutionaries are like God – they create the world in their own image. Our awesome responsibility to ourselves, to our children, and to the future is to create ourselves in the image of goodness, because the future depends on the nobility of our imaginings. -Barbara Grizzuti Harrison

One does not establish a dictatorship in order to safeguard a revolution; one makes a revolution in order to establish a dictatorship. -George Orwell

No advance in wealth, no softening of manners, no reform or revolution has ever brought human equality a millimeter nearer. -George Orwell

What we think of as our sensitivity is only the higher evolution of terror in a poor dumb beast. We suffer for nothing. Our own death wish is our only real tragedy. -Mario Puzo

America's present need is not heroics but healing; not nostrums but normalcy; not revolution but restoration. -Warren G. Harding

I was probably the only revolutionary referred to as cute. -Abbie Hoffman

The proof of evolution lies in those adaptations that arise from improbable foundations. -Stephen Jay Gould

To be a revolutionary you have to be a human being. You have to care about people who have no power. -Jane Fonda

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

There we were in the middle of a sexual revolution wearing clothes that guaranteed we wouldn't get laid. -Denis Leary

Postmodernism is among other things a sick joke at the expense of revolutionary avant-gardism. -Terry Eagleton

A reform is a correction of abuses; a revolution is a transfer of power. -Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton

The most important of all revolutions, a revolution in sentiments, manners and moral opinions. -Edmund Burke

Utopianism is probably a necessary social device for generating the superhuman efforts without which no major revolution is achieved. -Eric Hobsbawm

All successful revolutions are the kicking in of a rotten door. -John Kenneth Galbraith

The revolution is not an apple that falls when it is ripe. You have to make it fall. -Che Guevara

Revolutions go not backward. -Ralph Waldo Emerson

A revolution is an act of violence whereby one class shatters the authority of another. -James MacGregor Burns

All modern revolutions have ended in a reinforcement of the power of the State. -Albert Camus

Do you think that revolutions are made with rose water? -Nicolas Chamfort

It is absolutely essential that the oppressed participate in the revolutionary process with an increasingly critical awareness of their role as subjects of the transformation. -Paulo Freire

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

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

Revolutions are the locomotives of history. -Karl Marx

A revolution is an idea which has found its bayonets. -Napoleon Bonaparte

All political revolutions, not affected by foreign conquest, originate in moral revolutions. The subversion of established institutions is merely one consequence of the previous subversion of established opinions. -John Stuart Mill

Without a revolutionary theory there cannot be a revolutionary movement. -Vladimir Lenin

A revolution is impossible without a revolutionary situation; furthermore, not every revolutionary situation leads to revolution. -Vladimir Lenin

A revolution is not a dinner party, or writing an essay, or painting a picture, or doing embroidery. -Mao Zedong

Every revolution has its counterrevolution – that is a sign the revolution is for real. -C. Wright Mills

A revolution can be neither made nor stopped. The only thing that can be done is for one of several of its children to give it a direction by dint of victories. -Napoleon Bonaparte

The only way to support a revolution is to make your own. -Abbie Hoffman

The Iraqis who have risen up against the occupation are not 'insurgents' or 'terrorists' or 'The Enemy.' They are the revolution, the Minutemen, and their numbers will grow – and they will win. -Michael Moore

Economically considered, war and revolution are always bad business. -Ludwig von Mises

It's a sad and stupid thing to have to proclaim yourself a revolutionary just to be a decent man. -David Harris

A designer is an emerging synthesis of artist, inventor, mechanic, objective economist and evolutionary strategist. -R. Buckminster Fuller

I adapted an antiquated style and modernized it to something that was efficient. I didn't know anyone else in the world would be able to use it and I never imagined it would revolutionize the event. -Dick Fosbury

For then only will you be strong, when you cherish the laws, and when the revolutionary attempts of lawless men shall have ceased. -Aeschines

A revolution is a struggle to the death between the future and the past. -Fidel Castro

A revolution is not a bed of roses. -Fidel Castro

I am not a communist and neither is the revolutionary movement. -Fidel Castro

The universities are available only to those who share my revolutionary beliefs. -Fidel Castro

A man who dreads trials and difficulties cannot become a revolutionary. If he is to become a revolutionary with an indomitable fighting spirit, he must be tempered in the arduous struggle from his youth. As the saying goes, early training means more than late earning. -Kim Jong Il

The revolution is carried out by means of one's thought, not through one's family background. -Kim Jong Il

An honest observer of the evolution of conditions in Egypt would discover that terrorism is an alien phenomenon, strange to our values and heritage. -Hosni Mubarak

We can continue to try and clean up the gutters all over the world and spend all of our resources looking at just the dirty spots and trying to make them clean. Or we can lift our eyes up and look into the skies and move forward in an evolutionary way. -Buzz Aldrin

I think that's what makes life interesting – the evolution of getting older, and it's kinda fascinating to me, the whole process. -Alexis Bledel

I realized that I had traveled to Havana during what now seems like the childhood of the Cuban Revolution, if you think that Fidel has now been in power for 44 extremely long years. I started looking at the revolution as history, and not as part of the daily news. -Alma Guillermoprieto

Where there is age there is evolution, where there is life there is growth. -Anjelica Huston

Revolutions are brought about by men, by men who think as men of action and act as men of thought. -Kwame Nkrumah

They came down on us because we had a grass-roots, real people's revolution, complete with the programs, complete with the unity, complete with the working coalitions, where we crossed racial lines. -Bobby Seale

The worst of revolutions is a restoration. -Charles James Fox

The Internet has exceeded our collective expectations as a revolutionary spring of information, news, and ideas. It is essential that we keep that spring flowing. We must not thwart the Internet's availability by taxing access to it. -Chris Cannon

This technology will obviously become more prevalent. Who knows what will result? One thing is certain, computer technology will revolutionize the way we tell stories as much as movie film has. -Chris Wedge

Normal life cannot sustain revolutionary attitudes for long. -Milovan Djilas

Today, the theory of evolution is an accepted fact for everyone but a fundamentalist minority, whose objections are based not on reasoning but on doctrinaire adherence to religious principles. -James D. Watson

If man does find the solution for world peace it will be the most revolutionary reversal of his record we have ever known. -George C. Marshall

Breaking up is a natural evolution when you try to figure out what you want in life. If you're with an individual who isn't moving in the same direction and at the same rate that you are, it ain't going to work. -Usher

A revolutionary idea is usually one with its sleeves rolled up. -Navjot Singh Sidhu

We're still in the first minutes of the first day of the Internet revolution. -Scott Cook

Revolutions are the produce of passion, not of sober and tranquil reason. -William Godwin

We do not support the man. We do not support the individual. We support the idea of independent revolution in the Western Hemisphere, free from American intervention. -Lee Harvey Oswald

Revolutions require work, revolutions require sacrifice, revolutions, and our own included, require a certain amount of rationing, a certain amount of calluses, a certain amount of sacrifice. -Lee Harvey Oswald

In the final analysis, the whole cause of world revolution hinges on the revolutionary struggles of the Asian, African and Latin American people who make up the overwhelming majority of the world's population. -Lin Biao

The revolutionary Mozart is the Mozart of his last eight years. -Wolfgang Hildesheimer

The French revolution taught us the rights of man. -Thomas Sankara

A revolution only lasts fifteen years, a period which coincides with the effectiveness of a generation. -Jose Ortega y Gasset

The simple act of telling a woman's story from a woman's point of view is a revolutionary act: it never has been done before. -Carol P. Christ

Natural selection is not evolution. -Ronald Fisher

The Roosevelt enactment of Social Security was a moral revolution in our country: We were assured that we would never reach the very depths of poverty. And to be told, that we are now going to gamble it, on Wall Street, is nonsense! -Arthur Hertzberg

I love rock-n-roll. I think it's an exciting art form. It's revolutionary. Still revolutionary and it changed people. It changed their hearts. But yeah, even rock-n-roll has a lot of rubbish, really bad music. -Nick Cave

Our homeland is the whole world. Our law is liberty. We have but one thought, revolution in our hearts. -Dario Fo

This is a revolution, damnit! We're going to have to offend somebody! -Peter Stone

Is it possible that my people live in such awful conditions? I tell you, Mr Wheatley, that if I had to live in conditions like that I would be a revolutionary myself. -King George V

When steam first began to pump and wheels go round at so many revolutions per minute, what are called business habits were intended to make the life of man run in harmony with the steam engine, and his movement rival the train in punctuality. -George William Russell

Film then does not promote socialist revolution in any consistent way. -Mark Poster

Stem cell research can revolutionize medicine, more than anything since antibiotics. -Ron Reagan

Far from being the product of a democratic revolution and of an opposition to English institutions, the constitution of the United States was the result of a powerful reaction against democracy, and in favor of the traditions of the mother country. -John Dalberg-Acton

We decry violence all the time in this country, but look at our history. We were born in a violent revolution, and we've been in wars ever since. We're not a pacific people. -James Lee Burke

The evolutionary explanation for origins, although impossible either to prove or to test scientifically, is nevertheless defended by its proponents on the basis that it is the only explanation which is naturalistic, not involving the 'supernatural' element of a divine Creator. -Henry M. Morris

Do you think Revolutions are made with rose water? -Francis Bond Head

If I had my way, I would have sex, drugs, and rock 'n' roll at least 4-6 hours a day. So long as there are going to be things in the way of that, we're going to have a revolution. -Perry Farrell

I think the human race made a big mistake at the beginning of the industrial revolution, we leaped for the mechanical things, people need the use of their hands to feel creative. -Andre Norton

You can kill a revolutionary but you can never kill the revolution. -Fred Hampton

Theology made no provision for evolution. The biblical authors had missed the most important revelation of all! Could it be that they were not really privy to the thoughts of God? -E. O. Wilson

Injustice, poverty, slavery, ignorance – these may be cured by reform or revolution. But men do not live only by fighting evils. They live by positive goals, individual and collective, a vast variety of them, seldom predictable, at times incompatible. -Isaiah Berlin

I will not nullify, I will not secede, but I will under sovereign State authority fight in the Union another revolutionary conflict for civil liberty, and a Union which will defend it. -Henry A. Wise

When the scheme for the construction of a railroad from Baltimore to the waters of the Ohio River first began to take form, the United States had barely emerged from the Revolutionary period. -John Moody

The human's place in the universe will be set in the scheme of evolution, the product of our biological inheritance. -Walter Gilbert

We must not expect a full-scale peaceful revolution every time a Labour Government is elected. -Roy Jenkins

I think it does work. The fact that the law is there and injustices can be rectified, I think has a lot to do with the fact that the people in this country aren't as frustrated as they are in some of these places in Eastern Europe and don't resort to violent revolution. -Harold H. Greene

The Church's note must be a supernatural note which distinguishes incarnation from immanence, redemption from evolution, the Kingdom of God from mere spiritual process. -Arthur Middleton

Rest assured that whatever station of life we are placed, princely or lowly, it contains the lessons and experiences necessary at the moment for our evolution, and gives us the best advantage for the development of ourselves. -Edward Bach

The dripping… well, if it happens, it happens; it does not take anything from the work. The dripping just proves that you were not trying to control the work, but the work was developing by itself and if it drips, it's a natural part in the evolution of the work. -Keith Haring

It is time to effect a revolution in female manners – time to restore to them their lost dignity. It is time to separate unchangeable morals from local manners. -Mary Wollstonecraft

The crises of our time, it becomes increasingly clear, are the necessary impetus for the revolution now under way. And once we understand nature's transformative powers, we see that it is our powerful ally, not a force to feared our subdued. -Thomas Kuhn

I am a hidden meaning made to defy. The grasp of words, and walk away With free will and destiny. As living, revolutionary clay. -Muhammad Iqbal

And if there's any hope for America, it lies in a revolution, and if there's any hope for a revolution in America, it lies in getting Elvis Presley to become Che Guevara. -Phil Ochs

Revolution is engendered by an indignation with tyranny, yet is itself pregnant with tyranny. -William Godwin

Nothing in biology makes sense except in the light of evolution. -Theodosius Dobzhansky

He was scarcely then a year old, and knew so little of herding that he had never turned a sheep in his life; but as soon as he discovered it was his duty to do so I can never forget with what anxiety and eagerness he learned his different evolutions. -James Hogg

Scientific knowledge is in perpetual evolution; it finds itself changed from one day to the next. -Jean Piaget

If we don't make earnest moves toward real solutions, then each day we move one day closer to revolution and anarchy in this country. This is the sad, and yet potentially joyous, state of America. -Louis Farrakhan

The worst censors are those prohibiting criticism of the theory of evolution in the classroom. -Phyllis Schlafly

It is long overdue for parents to realize they have the right and duty to protect our children against the intolerant evolutionists. -Phyllis Schlafly

If leaders in the space program had at its beginning in the 1940s, pointed out the benefits to people on earth rather than emphasizing the search for proof of evolution in space, the program would have saved $100 billion in tax money and achieved greater results. -Walter Lang

Scripture suggests that the elements in space were created for the benefit of earth, while evolution suggests that earth is an insignificant speck in vast space. -Walter Lang

A creationist can embarrass an evolutionist by asking for a definition of species. -Walter Lang

Essential to the theory of evolution is the premise that everything has come into being by itself. -Walter Lang

You can jail a Revolutionary, but you can't jail the Revolution. -Huey Newton

The first lesson a revolutionary must learn is that he is a doomed man. -Huey Newton

The revolution has always been in the hands of the young. The young always inherit the revolution. -Huey Newton

The culmination of all of that was the decision to start a company, which became Lotus, to do a product, which became 1-2-3. By the time I reached that point it had been four years, and it felt like a lifetime, but really it was kind of evolutionary. -Mitch Kapor

One thing that really appeals to me is this idea of music being a living thing that has an evolution that, in a way, enables the artist to sell a process rather than a piece of product. -Peter Gabriel

Music is one of those things that is constantly going in my head all the time. It's sort of like the evolution and creation of doing food, or my philosophy about wine. It's always beating in my head, so it keeps the spirit moving. -Emeril Lagasse

We were thrilled and we were privileged to be part of a revolution, because make no mistake about it, Ted Turner changed the world with CNN. -Christiane Amanpour

You cannot make a socialist revolution without really trying. -Ernest Mandel

And you cannot have a socialist revolution commandeered from the top, ordered around by some omniscient leader or group of leaders. -Ernest Mandel

There has been hardly a single year since 1917, and in a certain sense since 1905, without a revolution somewhere in the world in which the workers participated in a rather important way. -Ernest Mandel

Only under conditions of revolutionary crises do you have the highest level of self-organization; this is the Soviet type of organization, which is to say, workers' councils, people's councils, call them what you want, popular committees. -Ernest Mandel

Furthermore, there is absolutely no contradiction between the separate organizations of revolutionary vanguard militants and their participation in the mass organizations of the working class. -Ernest Mandel

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. -Ernest Mandel

Revolution is not a goal in itself. -Ernest Mandel

Revolution is an instrument, like a party is an instrument. -Ernest Mandel

We really only came around to accepting and integrating the propositional dimension of identity into a concept of ourselves at the time of the American Revolution. -Samuel P. Huntington

In revolutions authority remains with the greatest scoundrels. -Georges Jacques Danton

At last I perceive that in revolutions the supreme power rests with the most abandoned. -Georges Jacques Danton

The world is poised on the cusp of an economic and cultural shift as dramatic as that of the Industrial Revolution. -Steven Levy

It is wrong to try to avoid the struggle against imperialism under the pretext that independence and revolution are important, but that peace is still more precious. -Kim Il-sung

We're all like little ants who scurry around with the materials that are at hand right now. Each generation finds new materials. Its just evolution, isn't it? -Beth Orton

Ray Charles' revolutionary approach to music was also reflected in his politics and his deep and abiding commitment to Martin Luther King and the plight of African-Americans. Ray Charles may not have been on the front lines, but he put his money where his mouth was. -Diane Watson

But you say you are conservative – eminently conservative – while we are revolutionary, destructive, or something of the sort. What is conservatism? Is it not adherence to the old and tried, against the new and untried? -George Haven Putnam

The theory of evolution is totally inadequate to explain the origin and manifestation of the inorganic world. -John Ambrose Fleming

We completely reject the theory of evolution. -John Ambrose Fleming

The first and most important reason for its elimination is the unquestioned fact that evolution is not a science; it is a hypothesis only, a speculation. -William Bell Riley

I remember those great days when we were at $176 million before the Reagan Revolution came to town. -Norm Dicks

I can walk about London and see a society that seems an absolutely revolutionary change from the 1950s, that seems completely and utterly different, and then I can pick up on something where you suddenly see that it's not. -Penelope Lively

My activism and sexual revolution in New York was a factor. -Sally Kirkland

We humans have millions of years of evolutionary baggage that makes us regard competition in a deadly light. -Vernor Vinge

Robespierre, however, was not the type of leader finally destined to emerge from the Revolution. -Irving Babbitt

The industrial revolution has tended to produce everywhere great urban masses that seem to be increasingly careless of ethical standards. -Irving Babbitt

I can't think of anyone who is up on evolutionary psychology and related areas who is deluded enough to be called a utopian. -Keith Henson

The Burgess Shale is not unique, but for those who study evolution and fossils it has become something of an icon. It provides a reference point and a benchmark, a point of common discussion and an issue of universal scientific interest. -Simon Conway Morris

I think one of the important evolutions is that we no longer feel compulsively the need to argue, or to justify things on a kind of rational level. We are much more willing to admit that certain things are completely instinctive and others are really intellectual. -Rem Koolhaas

America's veterans and troops serving abroad today fought hard to preserve our red, white and blue, from the Revolutionary War to today's Global War Against Terrorism, and Congress' action today is appropriate for one of our most sacred symbols. -Bill Shuster

There were people who said the Society of Cincinnati in the American revolution, of which George Washington was one of the shining lights, was a branch of the Illuminati. -Carroll Quigley

Hitler's economic revolution in Germany had reduced financial considerations to a point where they played no role in economic or political decisions. -Carroll Quigley

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. -Christopher Dawson

Unlike other peoples the United States found their origin in a deliberate act of corporate self-assertion, and ever since the Revolution every little American has been taught to associate himself personally with this creative act. -Christopher Dawson

Today, no less than in the past, the tetrahedral form of the earth and the relation of the tetrahedron to the poles and to the equator preserve the conditions that favor rapid evolution. -Ellsworth Huntington

If we turn to palaeontology to tell us about our biological evolution it is to prehistory that we look for evidence of the evolution of specifically human patterns of behaviour. -John G. D. Clark

I was born in revolution. -Mary Harris Jones

No single discovery from any of these fields denotes proof of evolution, but together they reveal that life evolved in a certain sequence by a particular process. -Michael Shermer

We know evolution happened because innumerable bits of data from myriad fields of science conjoin to paint a rich portrait of life's pilgrimage. -Michael Shermer

Sexual self-restraint is only a preliminary stage in the ego's evolution. -Muhammad Iqbal

The ultimate purpose of religious life is to make this evolution move in a direction far more important to the destiny of the ego than the moral health of the social fabric which forms his present environment. -Muhammad Iqbal

Hence, within the space of two generations there has been a complete revolution in the attitude of the trades-unions toward the women working in their trades. -Florence Kelley

I do a little fact checking now and then. Other than that its impact is simply that email has revolutionized communication for me, and my website has built up a community of readers, which is a lot of fun. -Lee Child

The wave of the Islamic revolution will soon reach the entire world. -Mahmoud Ahmadinejad

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. -Nicolaus Copernicus

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. -Nicolaus Copernicus

In economic panics throughout history, the wiping out of the savings accounts of lower earners and the middle class has often led to social revolution, sometimes violent upheavals. -Nick Clooney

I think that Star Wars revolutionized not only sci-fi movies, but also the entire industry in the way that things are done. -Peter Mayhew

I just think we're living in a time of massive, amazing change, like the Industrial Revolution on acid. -Kelly Lynch

We should realize in a vivid and revolutionary sense that we are not in our bodies but our bodies are in us. -Ruth St. Denis

It's the lie of evolution that all man are just evolved and that they're all equal, and that all creatures are equal. -Tim LaHaye

We've got to search back to our last known safe landmark. I can't say exactly where, but I think it's back there at the start of the Industrial Revolution, we began applying energy in vast amounts to tools with which we began tearing the environment apart. -David R. Brower

I see only adaptations – not revolutions. -Gordon Getty

The next evolutionary step is into the screen. -Marc Maron

I love Richard Yates, his work, and the novel, Revolutionary Road. It's a devastating novel. -Michael Chabon

I think we're proving ourselves as we go along. The past several months our strategy has been evolutionary – making maximum advantage of our client browser, as well as our enterprise software for people who want to build Web sites. -Jim Barksdale

Over the course of two terms, President Reagan revolutionized the Republican Party and changed the political atmosphere in a way still being felt today. -William L. Jenkins

To destroy images is something every revolution has been able to do. -Alfred Rosenberg

Consider the Essay as a political pamphlet on the Revolution side, and the fact that it was the Whig gospel for a century, and you will see its working merit. -Frederick Pollock

It was the point where things became much more abstract and less literal than in the bulk of the film, which was hardcore rockets and space and planets – all a fairly straightforward evolution from what I had been doing before. -Douglas Trumbull

The intellectual evolution of the race consists in an increase in the number, delicacy, complexity, permanence and speed of formation of such associations. -Edward Thorndike

At one point I intended to write precursor and sequel novels, about the establishment of the Web and its next evolution, but I am very unlikely to now; they would take place in a different universe. -John M. Ford

The theory of undirected evolution is already dead, but the work of science continues. -Michael Behe

It may part of a one way evolution… or it may be we are currently on the downside of an innocence cycle where one day, with an up cycle, sweet will be entertaining again. -Christopher Knight

Through the evolutionary process, those who are able to engage in social cooperation of various sorts do better in survival and reproduction. -Robert Nozick

Music is more emotional than prose, more revolutionary than poetry. I'm not saying I've got the answers, just a of questions that I don't hear other artists asking. -Malcolm Wilson

No secular state ever existed and none would exist until the end of the French Revolution, and so we understand that America was built on the Judeo-Christian ethic and we believe that this nominee is going to see to it that those truths are upheld. -Rod Parsley

Subsequent to the original Quicken, the whole idea that we, as a consumer products company, could actually make business products, that was a whole revolution in our thinking. -Scott Cook

QuickBooks – the very fact that we could even dream to make something in the business arena, and that it would then succeed – was a total revolution to me. -Scott Cook

The changing nature of money is only one facet of the financial services revolution. -Scott Cook

Even some of the greatest technology-led revolutions, or allegedly technology-led, really were only made possible because of trends already present. -Scott Cook

Listen, the next revolution is gonna be a revolution of ideas. -Bill Hicks

Now, the instrumentation in the jazz band and the jazz dance band has gone through many evolutions. For instance, in the 'twenties the tradition was two or three saxophones. -Gerry Mulligan

People talk about innovations and evolutions and that kind of thing; I don't understand about that nonsense. It's like, all instruments are there to use all the time. -Gerry Mulligan

In the evolution of mankind there has always been a certain degree of social coherence. -Herbert Read

I have not the slightest doubt that this form of individuation represents a higher stage in the evolution of mankind. -Herbert Read

It was Nietzsche who first made us conscious of the significance of the individual as a term in the evolutionary process-in that part of the evolutionary process which has still to take place. -Herbert Read

In any case, in so far as our knowledge of the universe carries us, the advent of civilization for the first time on our globe represents the highest ascent of the life processes to which evolution had anywhere attained. -James Henry Breasted

We're in the midst of an evolution, not a revolution. -James Levine

The evolution of sex is the hardest problem in evolutionary biology. -John Maynard Smith

We are so arrogant, we forget that we are not the reason for evolution, we are not the point of evolution. We are part of evolution. Unfortunately, we believe that we've been created to dominate the planet, to dominate nature. Ain't true. -Ted Danson

Before Vatican II, in theology, as in other areas, the discipline was fixed. After the council there has been a revolution – a chaotic revolution – with free discussion on everything. There is now no common theology or philosophy as there was before. -Godfried Danneels

That's the way I try to live. I think it's the only way for human beings at this point in our evolution as souls, where everyone in their lifetime is going through stuff. -Al Jarreau

Of course, I grew up in Communist Romania, but I am happy to say that now our country is democratic, and prospering, since the revolution in 1989. -Nadia Comaneci

The house has to serve comfort. The work of art is revolutionary; the house is conservative. -Adolf Loos

I frequently compose out the entire metric structure of a piece in modified cyclic form, where each cyclic revolution undergoes some form of 'variation' much as if measure lengths were concrete musical 'material.' -Brian Ferneyhough

This would only come if you have a revolutionary change in technology like the jet brought about. -Adolf Galland

It has become evident that the primary lesson of the study of evolution is that all evolution is coevolution: every organism is evolving in tandem with the organisms around it. -Kevin Kelly

But in fact, when you try to model that on a computer you find that because of the very structure of matter and of the chemical bonds that are the basis of every organism, evolution is not random at all. It will tend to follow certain paths. -Kevin Kelly

This is actually a very important principle that science is learning about large systems like evolution and that futurists are learning about anticipating human society: just because a future scenario is plausible doesn't mean we can get there from here. -Kevin Kelly

But when you are embodied in a location, in a physical plant, in a set of people, and in a common history, that constrains your evolution and your ability to evolve in certain directions. -Kevin Kelly

At a certain stage in his evolution, man himself had been able to lay hold upon a higher order of things, which raised him above the level of the beasts that perish, and enabled him to see, at least in the distance, the shining towers of the City of God. -Alfred Noyes

This evolution may compromise Java's claim of being simpler than C++, but my guess is that the effort will make Java a better language than it is today. -Bjarne Stroustrup

There is a crying need today to have this truth heralded throughout the land that youth especially may appreciate and hold the freedom of the individual as sacred as did our revolutionary fathers. -David O. McKay

Things change all the time, and they'll probably never be the same again. It's just the natural evolution of the human condition. Things change, and whatever it is is what it is. I mean, you try to start second guessing that, you either get rich or die broke. -Guy Clark

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

What troubles me is the Internet and the electronic technology revolution. Shyness is fueled in part by so many people spending huge amounts of time alone, isolated on e-mail, in chat rooms, which reduces their face-to-face contact with other people. -Philip Zimbardo

Legitimate revolution must be led by, made by those who have been most oppressed: black, brown, yellow, red, and white women-with men relating to that the best they can. -Robin Morgan

I wanted to make sure that this be the first scientific and technology revolution in history in which the public thoroughly discussed all the potential benefits and all the potential harms, in advance of the technology coming online and running its course. -Jeremy Rifkin

In the span of my own lifetime I observed such wondrous progress in plant evolution that I look forward optimistically to a healthy, happy world as soon as its children are taught the principles of simple and rational living. -Luther Burbank

But with the Industrial Revolution and introduction of various industrial techniques for purifying sugar, we have a situation in which what we are consuming is not good nutritionally or ecologically. -Marvin Harris

And while national military forces have historically resisted the full participation of women soldiers, female talent has found plenty of scope in revolutionary and terrorist groups around the planet. -Katherine Dunn

The tragedy of the civil rights movement is that just as it achieved the beginning of the end of racial segregation, white educated elites became swept up in the glamour of the sexual revolution. -Maggie Gallagher

The American Revolution was, in fact, a battle against the philosophy of Locke and the English utilitarians. -Robert Trout

History is the only true teacher, the revolution the best school for the proletariat. -Rosa Luxemburg

The masses are the decisive element, they are the rock on which the final victory of the revolution will be built. -Rosa Luxemburg

Marxism is a revolutionary worldview that must always struggle for new revelations. -Rosa Luxemburg

Only since the Industrial Revolution have most people worked in places away from their homes or been left to raise small children without the help of multiple adults, making for an unsupported life. -Martha Beck

So an autobiography about death should include, in my case, an account of European Jewry and of Russian and Jewish events – pogroms and flights and murders and the revolution that drove my mother to come here. -Harold Brodkey

We may repeat the awful revolutionary history of the 20th century because of the vulnerability of social movements to demagoguery. -Todd Gitlin

With the advent of genetic engineering the time required for the evolution of new species may literally collapse. -Dee Hock

I believe I'm going to die doing the things I was born to do. I believe I'm going to die high off the people. I believe I'm going to die a revolutionary in the international revolutionary proletarian struggle. -Fred Hampton

Under no stretch of imagination can war be regarded as an ethical process; yet war, force, terror, and propaganda were the evolutionary means employed to weld the German people into a tribal whole. -Arthur Keith

There are very few men and women in whom a Universalist feeling is altogether lacking; its prevalence suggests that it must be part of our inborn nature and have a place in Nature's scheme of evolution. -Arthur Keith

There are the further difficulties of building a population out of a diversity of races, each at a different stage of cultural evolution, some in need of restraint, many in need of protection; everywhere a bewildering Babel of tongues. -Arthur Keith

Civilization, we shall find, like Universalism and Christianity, is anti evolutionary in its effects; it works against the laws and conditions which regulated the earlier stages of man's ascent. -Arthur Keith

In the most important sense a creationist is a person who believes in creation, and that includes people who believe that Genesis is a myth and that creation involved a process called evolution and consumed billions of years. -Phillip E. Johnson

Some theists in evolutionary science acquiesce to these tacit rules and retain a personal faith while accepting a thoroughly naturalistic picture of physical reality. -Phillip E. Johnson

In short, it is not that evolutionary naturalists have been less brazen than the scientific creationists in holding science hostage, but rather that they have been infinitely more effective in getting away with it. -Phillip E. Johnson

The monopoly of science in the realm of knowledge explains why evolutionary biologists do not find it meaningful to address the question whether the Darwinian theory is true. -Phillip E. Johnson

I am fascinated by the human body and all its evolutions. -Jock Sturges

The revolution has been dubbed The Orange Revolution, orange being the campaign color of Viktor Yushchenko. The demonstrators say they are tired of living under a corrupt government. -Bob Schaffer

One cannot help being impressed by the protesters. They have begun each day of the protest in Kiev in prayer and all activities are accomplished with a collective sense of respect, kindness, and an intention to conduct a peaceful revolution. -Bob Schaffer

Though there is growing division among the Ukrainian military ranks as to loyalty in this revolution, the possibility of violence looms over the entire situation. -Bob Schaffer

I trust that the president will try, just give it one more shot, some revolutionary way of not doing this, of bringing all those kids back home safely. -F. Murray Abraham

But I think the bomb instead constitutes merely a first step in a new control by man over the forces of nature too revolutionary and dangerous to fit into old concepts. -Henry L. Stimson

Latinos have fought in all of America's wars, beginning with the Revolutionary War. Many Latinos are fighting and dying for our country today in Iraq, just as several of their ancestors fought for freedom in Mexico over a century ago. -Joe Baca

The progress of the American Revolution has been so rapid and such the alteration of manners, the blending of characters, and the new train of ideas that almost universally prevail, that the principles which animated to the noblest exertions have been nearly annihilated. -Mercy Otis Warren

The international proletariat first appeared on the scene in the early Thirties of the nineteenth century, and its first great action was the French Revolution of 1848. -C. L. R. James

It is in revolutionary periods that the culmination of previous trends and the beginning of new ones appear. -C. L. R. James

First of all, Bolshevism represents revolution and the revolutionary struggle. -C. L. R. James

While the technology revolution has yet to reach far into the households of those in developing countries, this is certainly another area where more developed countries can assist those in the less developed world. -Carol Bellamy

Darwin recognized the fact that paleontology then seemed to provide evidence against rather for evolution in general or the gradual origin of taxonomic categories in particular. -George Gaylord Simpson

The fact – not theory – that evolution has occurred and the Darwinian theory as to how it occurred have become so confused in popular opinion that the distinction must be stressed. -George Gaylord Simpson

Unless one is a religious fundamentalist and believes that man was created in the image and likeness of God, it is foolish to believe that human beings are exempt from biological classification and the laws of evolution that apply to all other life forms. -J. Philippe Rushton

There is little doubt that we are in the midst of a revolution of a much more profound and fundamental nature than the social and political revolutions of the last half century. -Arthur Erickson

My recovery from manic depression has been an evolution, not a sudden miracle. -Patty Duke

A revolution is interesting insofar as it avoids like the plague the plague it promised to heal. -Daniel Berrigan

According to the concept of transformational evolution, first clearly articulated by Lamarck, evolution consists of the gradual transformation of organisms from one condition of existence to another. -Ernst Mayr

As a consequence, geneticists described evolution simply as a change in gene frequencies in populations, totally ignoring the fact that evolution consists of the two simultaneous but quite separate phenomena of adaptation and diversification. -Ernst Mayr

Indeed, I was unable to find any evidence whatsoever of the occurrence of a drastic evolutionary acceleration and genetic reconstruction in widespread, populous species. -Ernst Mayr

It seems to me that for Darwin the pulsing of evolutionary rates was a strictly vertical phenomenon. -Ernst Mayr

Most of them are doomed to rapid extinction, but a few may make evolutionary inventions, such as physiological, ecological, or behavioral innovations that give these species improved competitive potential. -Ernst Mayr

New gene pools are generated in every generation, and evolution takes place because the successful individuals produced by these gene pools give rise to the next generation. -Ernst Mayr

The major novelty of my theory was its claim that the most rapid evolutionary change does not occur in widespread, populous species, as claimed by Most geneticists, but in small founder populations. -Ernst Mayr

America, when it became known to Europeans, was, as it had long been, a scene of wide-spread revolution. -Francis Parkman

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. -Hu Shih

And revolutions always mean the breakdown of old authority. -Hu Shih

There is also work to do in the evolution of a stable family life and values, and in ensuring that the Nigerian family is built on core values that will form the bedrock of the future society. We must showcase the ideals of family life and be models of family values. -Ibrahim Babangida

However, the combination of civil resistance, of large-scale mass activities and strikes, with a certain degree of revolutionary violence, could provoke a crisis in the enemy's camp that would ultimately lead to essential changes. -Joe Slovo

Therefore, our fight must primarily be a political mass struggle with revolutionary goals. -Joe Slovo

We believe the currently one cannot speak of a revolutionary situation, just as there is no concrete possibilities of an immediate and comprehensive assumption of power by the people. -Joe Slovo

I have been interested in phenomena involving complexity, diversity and evolution since I was a young boy. -Murray Gell-Mann

In fact, the socialization gives us the tools to fill our evolutionary roles. They are our building blocks. -Warren Farrell

For the first time in human evolution, the individual life is long enough, and the cultural transformation swift enough, that the individual mind is now a constituent player in the global transformation of human culture. -William Irwin Thompson

Hominid and human evolution took place over millions and not billions of years, but with the emergence of language there was a further acceleration of time and the rate of change. -William Irwin Thompson

This communication alone, by the comparison of the antagonisms, rivalries, movements which give birth to decisive moments, permits the evolution of the soul, whereby a man realizes himself on earth. It is impossible to be concerned with anything else in art. -Robert Delaunay

They say I'm a revolutionary, but they're all wrong. -Ralph Bakshi

Racism is essentially natural, it's old fashioned it's an evolutionary phase that we're going through. Ultimately it wont exist. -Michael Hutchence

The secret of big and revolutionary actions also consists in discovering the tiny step that is simultaneously a strategic step, insofar as it entails additional steps in the direction of a better reality. -Gustav Heinemann

Secondly, the nature of the revolutions which have altered the surface of the earth must have had a more decisive effect on the terrestrial quadrupeds than on the marine animals. -Georges Cuvier

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

Useful as a war against France, undertaken by the Government against the will of the people would be for our revolutionary development, just so dangerous must be the effect upon our democratic development of a war supported by blind popular enthusiasm. -Ferdinand Lassalle

Marvin Gaye is one of my favorite revolutionaries. He spoke from his heart, his mind. That's what I want to do. -Erykah Badu

Passive fatalism can never be the role of a revolutionary party, like the Social Democracy. -Karl Liebknecht

The Russian revolution was to an unprecedented degree the cause of the proletariat of the whole world becoming more revolutionary. -Karl Liebknecht

The Communist Party said that I must finish my studies because after the revolution in Germany people would be required with technical knowledge to take part in the building of the Communist Germany. -Klaus Fuchs

Towards the end of the eighteenth century the industrial-financial revolution began. -Ralph Adams Cram

With the opening of the second decade of the twentieth century it seemed that the stage was set for the last act in an unquestioned evolutionary drama. -Ralph Adams Cram

In the animal world, on the other hand, the process of evolution is characterised by the progressive discrimination of the animal and vegetative functions, and a consequent differentiation of these two great provinces into their separate departments. -Wilhelm Wundt

Well, the first thing is that truth and power for me form an antithesis, an antagonism, which will hardly ever be resolved. I can define in fact, can simplify the history of human society, the evolution of human society, as a contest between power and freedom. -Wole Soyinka

There aren't just bad people that commit genocide; we are all capable of it. It's our evolutionary history. -James Lovelock

If you start any large theory, such as quantum mechanics, plate tectonics, evolution, it takes about 40 years for mainstream science to come around. Gaia has been going for only 30 years or so. -James Lovelock

China will soon emit more greenhouse gases than America, but its regime knows if it caps aspirations there will be a revolution. -James Lovelock

The greatest challenge of the day is: how to bring about a revolution of the heart, a revolution which has to start with each one of us? -Dorothy Day

History uses a unit of measure for time that is different from that of the lifespan of the individual, whereas man is only too ready to measure the evolution of history by his own yardstick. -Gustav Stresemann

I have nothing revolutionary or even novel to offer. -Samuel E. Morison

Throughout this evolution from left to right, Beard always detested war. Hence his writings were slanted to show that the military side of history was insignificant or a mere reflection of economic forces. -Samuel E. Morison

And the spirit of revolution will not die while the hearts of these workers continue to beat. -Ernst Toller

The revolution is like a vessel filled with the pulsating heartbeat of millions of working people. -Ernst Toller

We revolutionaries acknowledge the right to revolution when we see that the situation is no longer tolerable, that it has become a frozen. Then we have the right to overthrow it. -Ernst Toller

The crisis triggered a fertile period of scientific ferment and revolution in economic theory. -James Tobin

A probing analysis of the problems of evolution forms the basis of my prose. -Johannes Vilhelm Jensen

During half a century of literary work, I have endeavoured to introduce the philosophy of evolution into the sphere of literature, and to inspire my readers to think in evolutionary terms. -Johannes Vilhelm Jensen

A major fault, for example, is the fact that, along with the materialist principle, Darwin introduced into his theory of evolution reactionary Malthusian ideas. -Trofim Lysenko

Even when Darwin's teaching first made its appearance, it became clear at once that its scientific, materialist core, its teaching concerning the evolution of living nature, was antagonistic to the idealism that reigned in biology. -Trofim Lysenko

Christianity is in its nature revolutionary. -Walter Rauschenbusch

The chief fruit of the First World War was the Russian Revolution and the rise of Communism as a national power. -Whittaker Chambers

I hope we can be consummate artists as women or revolutionaries, or whatever women want to be, and also have love, not only for ourselves but from a partner. -Laura Dern

For some reason I get this key position of being one of two people that started the company that started the revolution. -Steve Wozniak

The revolution came so suddenly, and in a way so utterly different from what we expected. -Herman Gorter

When the fabric of society is so rigid that it cannot change quickly enough, adjustments are achieved by social unrest and revolutions. -John Boyd Orr

My personal influence in the Revolutionary Governing Council is such that the dictatorship of the proletariat is firmly established, since the masses are backing me. -Bela Kun

Other people have noticed more of an evolution than I have and so I'll try to tell you where I'm coming from and also relate it to what I think other people perceive. -Diane Wakoski

Industrialization based on machinery, already referred to as a characteristic of our age, is but one aspect of the revolution that is being wrought by technology. -Emily Greene Balch

In the last five or six thousand years, empires one after another have arisen, waxed powerful by wars of conquest, and fallen by internal revolution or attack from without. -John Boyd Orr

If the experience of science teaches anything, it's that the world is very strange and surprising. The many revolutions in science have certainly shown that. -John Polkinghorne

When you consider what Tony Blair was saying about liberty, human rights and that sort of thing, it would be terribly revolutionary to sell the speeches he and Jack Straw made in 1994. -Rory Bremner

For months it seemed that a revolution was certain. But instead, slavery seems more likely now. The working class no longer has the physical resistance for a revolution, and the Entente is too strong, and Russia is too weak. -Agnes Smedley

More and more do I see that only a successful revolution in India can break England's back forever and free Europe itself. It is not a national question concerning India any longer; it is purely international. -Agnes Smedley

The revolution in Russia was terrible for the proletariat in the long years of its development and it is terrible now, after the victory. But at the actual time of revolution it was easy, and this was due to the peasants. -Herman Gorter

The revolution in Russia was victorious with the help of the poor peasants. This should always be borne in mind here in Western Europe and all the world over. But the workers in Western Europe stand alone: this should never be forgotten in Russia. -Herman Gorter

When the Industrial Revolution of the nineteenth century brought a rapid increase in wealth, the demand of workers for a fair share of the wealth they were creating was conceded only after riots and strikes. -John Boyd Orr

After all, the universe required ten billion years of evolution before life was even possible; the evolution of the stars and the evolving of new chemical elements in the nuclear furnaces of the stars were indispensable prerequisites for the generation of life. -John Polkinghorne

Science cannot tell theology how to construct a doctrine of creation, but you can't construct a doctrine of creation without taking account of the age of the universe and the evolutionary character of cosmic history. -John Polkinghorne

The physical fabric of the world had to be such as to enable that ten billion year preliminary evolution to produce the raw materials of life. Without it there would not have been the chemical materials to allow life to evolve here on earth. -John Polkinghorne

In the Europe which was created by the Second World War, divided into two blocks, each in need of a revolution that would end the abuses and injustices of capitalism and the privileges of a bureaucratic caste, collective faith does not exist. -Juan Goytisolo

In March of 1933 we witnessed a revolution in manner, in mores, in the definition of government. What before had been black or white sprang alive with color. -Emanuel Celler

After the revolution, it might very well remain necessary to place people where they could not do harm to others. But the one under restraint should be cut off from the rest of society as little as possible. -Barbara Deming

After the revolution, let us hope, prisons simply would not exist – if by prisons we mean places that could be experienced by the men and women in them at all as every place that goes by that name now is bound to be experienced. -Barbara Deming

Our task, of course, is to transmute the anger that is affliction into the anger that is determination to bring about change. I think, in fact, that one could give that as a definition of revolution. -Barbara Deming

It is only with burning anger that we can speak of this attack by counter-revolutionary reactionary elements against the capital of our country, against our people's democratic order and the power of the working class. -Janos Kadar

Tick is a cartoon character, I don't know if you're familiar with him. This is the third step in his evolution. Comic book to cartoon to, now, live-action. -Patrick Warburton

After the Rodgers and Hammerstein revolution, songs became part of the story, as opposed to just entertainments in between comedy scenes. -Stephen Sondheim

And I don't expect anyone can bring about a revolution in the way that Bob Dylan did – and really didn't – in the 1960s. -Michael Stipe

Fears of creating new kinds of plagues or of altering human evolution or of irreversibly altering the environment were only some of the concerns that were rampant. -Paul Berg

Paradoxically, no such embargo exists for the drugs and therapies that have revolutionized the treatment of serious diseases although many of them were created with the same technologies. -Paul Berg

Moreover, the concern of some that moving DNA among species would breach customary breeding barriers and have profound effects on natural evolutionary processes has substantially disappeared as the science revealed that such exchanges occur in nature. -Paul Berg

Those early steps are very important in understanding the evolution. But in themselves, maybe now you need the later records to understand the significance of the earlier records! -Evan Parker

We have confirmed something we only knew in theory, namely that revolution, in which uncontrolled and uncontrollable forces operate imperiously, is blind and destructive, grandiose and cruel. -Federica Montseny

We tried many times before to speed on the social revolution in Spain; attempted to stir up the feelings of the people and to raise the banner of Libertarian Communism. -Federica Montseny

It is the same with revolution; so long as the proper spirit is spreading amongst our young men, we are satisfied that it spreads without bombast or parade. -Henry Lawson

The existence is a tremendous curiosity, with in the course of the years, the discovery of yourself in your inmost evolutions. With the age you feel better than you are, what you represent. Which means a little at the planet's scale. -Jacky Ickx

The backseat produced the sexual revolution. -Jerry Rubin

All around us are the consequences of the most significant technological, and hence cultural, revolution in generations. -Lawrence Lessig

Believing we know what makes prosperity work, ignoring the nature of the actual prosperity all around, we change the rules within which the Internet revolution lives. These changes will end the revolution. -Lawrence Lessig

All revolutions are spiritual at the source. All my activities have the sole purpose of achieving a union of hearts. -Vinoba Bhave

Do not allow yourself to imagine that revolutionary thinking can be propagated by governmental power. -Vinoba Bhave

I have a real sense of optimism that we are revolutionizing the way we do politics in this country. -Joan Blades

But I've come to the point in my evolution on the instrument where I realize that I can't play the same stuff that just a guitar player or organ player would play – and I need to embrace that in a big way. -Charlie Hunter

If the Founding Fathers and other patriots who fought during the Revolutionary War could see the United States today, I believe they would be proud of the path that the thirteen colonies, now fifty strong states, have taken since then. -John Linder

Since the Revolution, eight generations of America's veterans have established an unbroken commitment to freedom. -Steve Buyer

The Communists were interested in getting into key positions as union officers, statisticians, economists, etc., in order to utilize the apparatus of the unions to promote the cause of revolution. -John T. Flynn

But as we shall see, Roosevelt, through a combination of events and influences, fell deeper and deeper into the toils of various revolutionary operators, not because he was interested in revolution but because he was interested in votes. -John T. Flynn

In fact, death seems to have been a rather late invention in evolution. One can go a long way in evolution before encountering an authentic corpse. -George Wald

Our freedoms were born in the ideals of the Enlightenment and the musket fires of an historic revolution. -John Boehner

We talking about revolution because that's the era that you're caught in. -H. Rap Brown

We happen to be the vanguard of that revolutionary struggle because we are the most dispossessed. -H. Rap Brown

The only politics in this country that's relevant to black people today is the politics of revolution… none other. -H. Rap Brown

In terms of the revolution, I believe that the revolution will be a revolution of dispossessed people in this country: that's the Mexican American, the Puerto Rican American, the American Indian, and black people. -H. Rap Brown

An old African leader says about leadership, he says that leadership should never be shared; it should always remain in the hands of the dispossessed people. We will lead the revolution. -H. Rap Brown

Among those people lucky enough, if you will, to have actually been brought to trial as a political prisoner, several historians have said there has not been one acquittal since the Bolshevik Revolution. -Barbara Amiel

Just as radical heirs apparent are said to lay aside all inconvenient revolutionary opinions when they come to the throne, it was believed that Mr. Mill in Parliament would be an entirely different person from Mr. Mill in his study. -Millicent Fawcett

Anyway, the title The War of the Insect Gods came before we had that ending, before we knew they had become gods. That we knew the evolutionary cycle they went through. Before we even knew anything about that. We had an ending. -Michael O'Donoghue

Kubrick's vision seemed to be that humans are doomed, whereas Clarke's is that humans are moving on to a better stage of evolution. -Marvin Minsky

The Copernican revolution brought about by Kant was, I think, the most important single turning point in the history of philosophy. -Bryan Magee

As for sticking strictly to presently known science, I will simply point out that we have already experienced at least two major revolutions in science in this century alone. -Stanley Schmidt

My next book is also set in the eighteenth century. It's about the Revolution, with the focus on the year 1776. It's about Washington and the army and the war. It's the nadir, the low point of the United States of America. -David McCullough

Winning the Revolutionary War, or the Civil War, or World War II were the turning points in our history, the sine qua non of our forward progress. -Stephen Ambrose

The Sandinista revolution was without any question a popular insurrection. -Bianca Jagger

I think the difference between El Salvador and Nicaragua is that in Nicaragua you had a popular insurrection, and in El Salvador you had a revolution. -Bianca Jagger

At our computer club, we talked about it being a revolution. Computers were going to belong to everyone, and give us power, and free us from the people who owned computers and all that stuff. -Steve Wozniak

I didn't have a lot of independent film connections. It really took until the digital film revolution came along that I realized that I could do it myself. -Harry Shearer

After the war, once the bop revolution had taken hold, there were all kinds of young musicians, talented young musicians, who were ready for this fusion of classical and jazz. -Gunther Schuller

Well, take the evolution of the Electronic Frontier Foundation. It began as hackers' rights. Then it became general civil liberties of everybody – government stay away. -Esther Dyson

Napoleon had been fighting this army of slaves and free people in Haiti and it depleted his forces. And after the Revolution, when the French were driven out, they stopped and sold this big chunk of North America to the Americans for very little money. -Edwidge Danticat

In microbiology the roles of mutation and selection in evolution are coming to be better understood through the use of bacterial cultures of mutant strains. -Edward Lawrie Tatum

There appears to be no limit as to how far the women's revolution will take us. -Constance Baker Motley

It was a particularly interesting and exciting time, and the European political and artistic establishment was turned on by the Civil Rights Movement and the artistic revolution that was becoming a part of jazz. -Archie Shepp

Coming to terms with the fear of death is conducive to healing, positive personality transformation, and consciousness evolution. -Stanislav Grof

I have always said that we did not expect a revolution in the streets. -Robert Bourassa

As in any technological revolution, there will be winners and losers. On balance, everyone will come out ahead, although there will be particular companies that will not be able to cope with a new environment. -Ralph Merkle

Both of these branches of evolutionary science, are, in my opinion, in the closest causal connection; this arises from the reciprocal action of the laws of heredity and adaptation. -Ernst Haeckel

Now, what tends to happen is that the stories get hyped. And the medicines are not quite as revolutionary and as dramatic as they seem to be. But, certainly, various phases of this problem are being attacked by the pharmaceutical companies. -Mort Kondracke

In art there are only fast or slow developments. Essentially it is a matter of evolution, not revolution. -Bela Bartok

When I realized, in 1978, that Lucy did represent a new species of human ancestor, and that I had an opportunity to name this new species, I realized this was a revolutionary step in understanding human origins. -Donald Johanson

I think that many of my ideas are correct, but I'll bet you, before my death other discoveries will be made that will prompt me to alter various ideas I have about human evolution. -Donald Johanson

The Industrial Revolution was another of those extraordinary jumps forward in the story of civilization. -Stephen Gardiner

I mean, this whole digital revolution is really eroding the director's importance on a movie because, number one, just from a practical standpoint, with floppy disks and the ability to put all of the film onto a disk, more people have access to the movie. -John Frankenheimer

We are revolutionaries. -Stokely Carmichael

Theories of evolution must provide for the creative acts which brought such theories into existence. -Michael Polanyi

But the community knew Blade, and everybody but us was shocked at the box office, and subsequently the DVD. That was the beginning of the DVD revolution, and Blade was just like wildfire. -Avi Arad

Believing in evolution is believing in the unproved, while believing in Christ is believing in the proven. -Edwin Louis Cole

We know that these clashes with Asia and Jewry are necessary for evolution. -Heinrich Himmler

Today the theory of evolution is about as much open to doubt as the theory that the earth goes round the sun. -Richard Dawkins

A woman has many faces as she goes through her life. It's like we need more than one hair-do. We have many, many changes in the evolution of our lives. We have, we learn, and we grow; we view life differently, and life views us differently. -Sharon Stone

So far as the economic condition of society and the general mode of living and thinking were concerned, I might claim to have lived in the time of the American Revolution. -Simon Newcomb

There's 40 or 50 songs that nobody's heard that I've done in between albums. There's a whole evolution from Midnite Vultures to Sea Change that's never been released. -Beck

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. -Howard Nemerov

It's time to move on to the next step in the psychedelic revolution. We've reached a certain point, but we're not moving any more. -Ken Kesey

We are all revolutionaries now, addicts of change. -Christopher Lasch

A sexual revolution begins with the emancipation of women, who are the chief victims of patriarchy, and also with the ending of homosexual oppression. -Kate Millett

There have been only rare moments in history where individual histories were able to run their course without wars or revolutions. -Raymond Queneau

We must also be permitted to bear in mind that evolution, though it may explain everything else, cannot explain itself. -Goldwin Smith

My show was revolutionary, ground-breaking. When I came on the scene, people were not doing a thing. -Howard Stern

I have often said that just as the French revolution, for instance, understood itself through antiquity, I think our time can be understood through the French revolution. It is quite a natural process to use other times to understand your own time. -Ian Hamilton Finlay

Every time there's a revolution, it comes from somebody reading a book about revolution. David Walker wrote a book and Nat Turner did his thing. -Mike Tyson

Many a revolution started with the actions of a few. Only 56 men signed the Declaration of Independence. A few hanging together can lead a nation to change. -Wynton Marsalis

This kind of painting with its large frames is a bourgeois drawing-room art. It is an art dealer's art-and that came in after the civil wars following the French Revolution. -Edvard Munch

The day is coming when a single carrot, freshly observed, will set off a revolution. -Paul Cezanne

I'm still my parent's child, I'm still me, but I made a choice. I evolved into Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. I think it has to do with evolution. -Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

Cathy was the first widely syndicated humor strip created by a woman. The strip was pretty revolutionary at the time not only because it starred a female, but also because it was so emotionally honest about all the conflicting feelings many women had in 1976. -Cathy Guisewite

The demographic weight of countries such as China and India exercise a massive pressure on our wages and salaries. They have accomplished massive technological advances and the revolution in information technology has reduced the costs of transport. -Laurent Fabius

My most ardent desire is that my country will recapture its historic opportunity for a peaceful evolution and that Poland will prove to the world that even the most complex situations can be solved by a dialogue and not by force. -Lech Walesa

Cereal production in the rain-fed areas still remains relatively unaffected by the impact of the green revolution, but significant change and progress are now becoming evident in several countries. -Norman Borlaug

The green revolution has an entirely different meaning to most people in the affluent nations of the privileged world than to those in the developing nations of the forgotten world. -Norman Borlaug

I wrote the first book, Harvest of Stars, and as I was writing it, I saw that certain implications had barely been touched on… It's perfectly obvious that two completely revolutionary things are going on, with cybernetics, and biological science. -Poul Anderson

Terrorists have failed in what is arguably al Qaida's most important objective – to trigger revolutions. -Gijs de Vries

We did not treat the Americans badly. They left Iran in a relaxed mood. The embassy was active here after the revolution. We didn't have any problem with them. They started it. -Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani

There was no reason for a revolution in Paraguay. -Alfredo Stroessner

We wait here to meet the Provisional Revolutionary Government of South Vietnam to discuss together a ceremony of orderly transfer of power so as to avoid any unnecessary bloodshed in the population. -Duong Van Minh

You can have a revolution wherever you like, except in a government office; even were the world to come to an end, you'd have to destroy the universe first and then government offices. -Karel Capek

So much the worse, it may be, for a particular meeting: but the meeting is the individual, which on evolution principles, must be sacrificed for the development of the race. -Arthur Cayley

So we can't go backwards, we can only go where the evolutionary trajectory is taking us and attune our ideas about ourselves and our existence to that course. -Thom Mayne

Now since France has three times in sixty years failed to obtain practical results from Political revolutions, all Europe is apt to press forward into new Social doctrine to regulate the future. -Lajos Kossuth

Roosevelt was the one who had the vision to change our policy from isolationism to world leadership. That was a terrific revolution. Our country's never been the same since. -W. Averell Harriman

Revolution is the festival of the oppressed. -Germaine Greer

We are redefining and we are restating our socialism in terms of the scientific revolution. -Harold Wilson

You cannot make a revolution with silk gloves. -Joseph Stalin

Revolution begins with the self, in the self. -Toni Cade Bambara

Revelation can be more perilous than Revolution. -Vladimir Nabokov

Revolutions are always verbose. -Leon Trotsky

Revolution in the modern case is no longer an uncouth business. -Garet Garrett

Above all, what socialist, without flushing with shame, maintains he is not a revolutionary? We say: none!. -Johann Most

There is no controversy within science over the core proposition of evolutionary theory. -Kenneth R. Miller

Love is a sacred reserve of energy; it is like the blood of spiritual evolution. -Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

The children of the revolution are always ungrateful, and the revolution must be grateful that it is so. -Ursula K. Le Guin

We are the facilitators of our own creative evolution. -Bill Hicks

To love without role, without power plays, is revolution. -Rita Mae Brown

Anyone who makes plans for after the revolution is a reactionary. -Mikhail Bakunin

Courage to be is the key to revelatory power of the feminist revolution. -Mary Daly

In a revolution, as in a novel, the most difficult part to invent is the end. -Alexis de Tocqueville

Think what a revolution it will be if we manage to get everyone to pay their taxes. -Romano Prodi

All the ills from which America suffers can be traced to the teaching of evolution. -William Jennings Bryan

No thieves, no traitors, no interventionists! This time the revolution is for real! -Fidel Castro

Promise yourself to live your life as a revolution and not just a process of evolution. -Anthony J. D'Angelo

Whether a revolution succeeds or fails people of great hearts will always be sacrificed to it. -Heinrich Heine

They make revolutionary propaganda because they know the privileged class can never be overturned peacefully. -Johann Most

All revolutions devour their own children. -Ernst Rohm

The job of the writer is to make revolution irresistible. -Toni Cade Bambara

No revolution that has ever taken place in society can be compared to that which has been produced by the words of Jesus Christ. -Mark Hopkins

The French Revolution is the ultimate modernist statement. Destroy everything. Don't build on the past. There is no past. -John Corigliano

Fascism was a counter-revolution against a revolution that never took place. -Ignazio Silone

At the time of the Revolution, dogs howled day and night all over Russia. -Andrei Platonov

Most of the Ten Commandments are negative. The purpose of law is not to mandate good behavior. That concept comes from the French Revolution. -Randall Terry

This open eye for possible alternatives which need to be scrutinized before we can determine which is the best grounded is profoundly disconcerting to all conservatives and to almost all revolutionaries. -Morris Raphael Cohen

Revolutionaries do not make revolutions. The revolutionaries are those who know when power is lying in the street and then they can pick it up. -Hannah Arendt

There are not fifty ways of fighting, there's only one, and that's to win. Neither revolution nor war consists in doing what one pleases. -Andre Malraux

To my utter despair I have discovered, and discover every day anew, that there is in the masses no revolutionary idea or hope or passion. -Mikhail Bakunin

Evolution is true, it happens, it is the way the world is, and we too are one of its products. This does not mean that evolution does not have metaphysical implications; I remain convinced that this is the case. -Simon Conway Morris

He who negates present society, and seeks social conditions based on the sharing of property, is a revolutionary whether he calls himself an anarchist or a communist. -Johann Most

To the revolutionary mind the American vista must have been almost as incredible as Genghis Khan's first view of China – so rich, so soft, so unaware. -Garet Garrett

A great revolution in just one single individual will help achieve a change in the destiny of a society and, further, will enable a change in the destiny of humankind. -Daisaku Ikeda

Whoever finishes a revolution only halfway, digs his own grave. -Georg Buchner

It is ironic that the one thing that all religions recognize as separating us from our creator, our very self-consciousness, is also the one thing that divides us from our fellow creatures. It was a bitter birthday present from evolution. -Annie Dillard

Power is not a means, it is an end. One does not establish a dictatorship in order to safeguard a revolution; one makes the revolution in order to establish the dictatorship. -George Orwell

The argument for intelligent design basically depends on saying, 'You haven't answered every question with evolution,'… Well, guess what? Science can't answer every question. -Kenneth R. Miller

I believe in evolution. But I also believe, when I hike the Grand Canyon and see it at sunset, that the hand of God is there also. -John McCain

This is the problem for which revolutionary theory has yet to find the right solution, if there is one. The difficulty is that the economic interests of the two classes are antagonistic. -Garet Garrett

Digital brand integration is part of the evolution of product placement. It's simply another tool marketers use to get products integrated into shows. If you can put it in a package, we can put it in a show. -David Brenner

Anarchists prepare for social revolution and use every means- speech, writing, or deed, whichever is more to the point – to accelerate revolutionary development. -Johann Most

For a successful revolution it is not enough that there is discontent. What is required is a profound and thorough conviction of the justice, necessity and importance of political and social rights. -B. R. Ambedkar

De Sade is the one completely consistent and thoroughgoing revolutionary of history. -Aldous Huxley

I have been ever of opinion that revolutions are not to be evaded. -Benjamin Disraeli

Every adolescent has that dream every century has that dream every revolutionary has that dream, to destroy the family. -Gertrude Stein

Revolutions are the periods of history when individuals count most. -Norman Mailer

Revolutions demand enormous sacrifices and, at the same time, create a new need to change the world again. -Friedrich Durrenmatt

The evolution of sense is, in a sense, the evolution of nonsense. -Vladimir Nabokov

Like art, revolutions come from combining what exists into what has never existed before. -Gloria Steinem

If today I stand here as a revolutionary, it is as a revolutionary against the Revolution. -Adolf Hitler

History is a relay of revolutions. -Saul Alinsky

I was taught that the human brain was the crowning glory of evolution so far, but I think it's a very poor scheme for survival. -Kurt Vonnegut

Being naked approaches being revolutionary; going barefoot is mere populism. -John Updike

It may be impossible to have a revolution without crimes but that does not make revolution a crime. -Jose Bergamin

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

There's nothing wrong in suffering, if you suffer for a purpose. Our revolution didn't abolish danger or death. It simply made danger and death worthwhile. -H. G. Wells

We live in an era of revolution, the revolution of rising expectations. -Adlai Stevenson II

We have not made the Revolution, the Revolution has made us. -Georg Buchner

Revolution today is taken for granted, and in consequence becomes rather dull. -Wyndham Lewis

The revolutionary government is the despotism of liberty against tyranny. -Georg Buchner

Without revolutionary theory there can be no revolutionary movement. -Vladimir Lenin

You can never have a revolution in order to establish a democracy. You must have a democracy in order to have a revolution. -Gilbert K. Chesterton

We used to think that revolutions are the cause of change. Actually it is the other way around: change prepares the ground for revolution. -Eric Hoffer

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. -Aristotle

The Negro revolution is controlled by foxy white liberals, by the Government itself. But the Black Revolution is controlled only by God. -Malcolm X

One of the best things to come out of the home computer revolution could be the general and widespread understanding of how severely limited logic really is. -Frank Herbert

I believe, as Lenin said, that this revolutionary chaos may yet crystallize into new forms of life. -Mikhail Gorbachev

I believe that history might be, and ought to be, taught in a new fashion so as to make the meaning of it as a process of evolution intelligible to the young. -Thomas Huxley

Let the ruling classes tremble at a communist revolution. The proletarians have nothing to lose but their chains. They have a world to win. Workingmen of all countries, unite! -Karl Marx

I shall earnestly and persistently continue to urge all women to the practical recognition of the old Revolutionary maxim. Resistance to tyranny is obedience to God. -Susan B. Anthony

The highest glory of the American Revolution was this: it connected in one indissoluble bond the principles of civil government with the principles of Christianity. -John Quincy Adams

The decisive moment in human evolution is perpetual. That is why the revolutionary spiritual movements that declare all former things worthless are in the right, for nothing has yet happened. -Franz Kafka

Personal transformation can and does have global effects. As we go, so goes the world, for the world is us. The revolution that will save the world is ultimately a personal one. -Marianne Williamson

The English have all the material requisites for the revolution. What they lack is the spirit of generalization and revolutionary ardour. -Karl Marx

The theory of evolution by cumulative natural selection is the only theory we know of that is in principle capable of explaining the existence of organized complexity. -Richard Dawkins

The causes of youth violence are working parents who put their kids into daycare, the teaching of evolution in the schools, and working mothers who take birth control pills. -Tom DeLay

There is nothing besides a spiritual world; what we call the world of the senses is the Evil in the spiritual world, and what we call Evil is only the necessity of a moment in our eternal evolution. -Franz Kafka

What we call a democratic society might be defined for certain purposes as one in which the majority is always prepared to put down a revolutionary minority. -Walter Lippmann

In formal logic, a contradiction is the signal of defeat, but in the evolution of real knowledge it marks the first step in progress toward a victory. -Alfred North Whitehead

When the mother of the race is free, we shall have a better world, by the easy right of birth and by the calm, slow, friendly forces of evolution. -Charlotte Perkins Gilman

The surest guide to the correctness of the path that women take is joy in the struggle. Revolution is the festival of the oppressed. -Germaine Greer

With the first act of cruelty committed in the name of revolution, with the first murder, with the first purge and execution, we have lost the revolution. -Kate Millett

The artist is an educator of artists of the future who are able to understand and in the process of understanding perform unexpected – the best – evolutions. -Saul Steinberg

Revolution is like Saturn, it devours its own children. -Georg Buchner

Revolution as an ideal concept always preserves the essential content of the original thought: sudden and lasting betterment. -Johan Huizinga

In the nineteenth century, many Anglican theologians, both evangelical and catholic, embraced positively the proposal of evolution. -Arthur Peacocke

The evolution of humans can not only be seen as the grand total of their wars; it is also defined by the evolution of the human mind and the development of the human consciousness. -Friedrich Durrenmatt

My fellow revolutionaries, liberation is a noble cause. We must fight to obtain it. -George Weah

All the evolution we know of proceeds from the vague to the definite. -Charles Sanders Peirce

It's interesting to note that all revolutionary literature was written by pastors. These guys were involved in a revolution against the mightiest power that the world had ever seen. -Randall Terry

Parents have a right to insist that godless evolution not be taught to their children. -Pat Buchanan

If a radical devolution of powers was possible, it would have been done before. The assumption of states' rights is gone. There's no support for it in the Supreme Court and there's no support for it in public opinion. -James Q. Wilson

Every revolutionary idea seems to evoke three stages of reaction. They may be summed up by the phrases: 1- It's completely impossible. 2- It's possible, but it's not worth doing. 3- I said it was a good idea all along. -Arthur C. Clarke

I cannot help fearing that men may reach a point where they look on every new theory as a danger, every innovation as a toilsome trouble, every social advance as a first step toward revolution, and that they may absolutely refuse to move at all. -Alexis de Tocqueville

We might possess every technological resource… but if our language is inadequate, our vision remains formless, our thinking and feeling are still running in the old cycles, our process may be 'revolutionary' but not transformative. -Adrienne Rich

Classic economic theory, based as it is on an inadequate theory of human motivation, could be revolutionized by accepting the reality of higher human needs, including the impulse to self actualization and the love for the highest values. -Abraham Maslow

A revolutionary poem will not tell you who or when to kill, what and when to burn, or even how to theorize. It reminds you… where and when and how you are living and might live, it is a wick of desire. -Adrienne Rich

The problem… is emblematic of what hasn't changed during the equal opportunity revolution of the last 20 years. Doors opened; opportunities evolved. Law, institutions, corporations moved forward. But many minds did not. -Anna Quindlen

We need an energy revolution by breaking our dependence on fossil fuels, polluting fuels… I am very, very confident our small state will lead this. We will be noticed by the country and the world. -Bernie Sanders

For the first time in history we can track the evolution of a pandemic in real time. Influenza viruses are notorious for their rapid mutation and unpredictable behaviour. -Margaret Chan

I don't think President Obama has been that revolutionary in reaching out to ethnic communities. President Reagan did a lot for the black community that people don't realize. -Terrence Howard

It is time… to end the long-standing and unproductive methodological debate over 'originalism' versus 'dynamism' or 'evolution' and focus instead on how, as a substantive matter, we should interpret the Constitution in the twenty-first century, and what it has to say on questions unimaginable to our eighteenth-century Framers. -Diane Wood

And, you know, the fact is, if you believe in evolution, we all have a common ancestor, and we all have a common ancestry with the plant in the lobby. This is what evolution tells us. And, it's true. It's kind of unbelievable. -Jeff Hawkins

Beginning with adolescence, my political formation was oriented in the ideological direction of Marxism. It was natural, being that my thinking was influenced by an atmosphere of active critical resistance. That was the way it was during all of the dictatorship and up to the Revolution of 1974. -Jose Saramago

The period that I could consider the most important in my literary work came about beginning with the Revolution, and in a certain way, developed as a consequence of the Revolution. But it was also a result of the counterrevolutionary coup of November 1975. -Jose Saramago

The world runs on individuals pursuing their self interests. The great achievements of civilization have not come from government bureaus. Einstein didn't construct his theory under order from a, from a bureaucrat. Henry Ford didn't revolutionize the automobile industry that way. -Milton Friedman

By their own admission, leaders of the Republican Revolution of 1994 think their greatest mistake was overlooking the power of the veto. They gave the impression they were somehow in charge when they weren't. -Mitch McConnell

The proposition that humans have mental characteristics wholly absent in non-humans is inconsistent with the theory of evolution. -Gary L. Francione

In my lifetime, we've gone from Eisenhower to George W. Bush. We've gone from John F. Kennedy to Al Gore. If this is evolution, I believe that in twelve years, we'll be voting for plants. -Lewis Black

What we should be teaching are the problems and holes and I think there are legitimate problems and holes in the theory of evolution. And what we need to do is to present those fairly from a scientific point of view. And we should lay out areas in which the evidence supports evolution and the areas in the evidence that does not. -Rick Santorum

My sense is that we're ready for another industrial revolution in this country. The great minds and innovators of Silicon Valley would come through China and say, The pipeline is full of ideas – there's personalized medicine, biotechnology, new forms to power ourselves, clean energy, etc., etc. -Jon Huntsman, Jr.

I'm going to introduce you to a revolutionary thought – you can go slower and get there quicker. And that's to do with flow. As soon as you made it two lanes and brought in the 70 (mph) and 50 (mph), you got there quicker. It meant the flow of the traffic was better, there were less accidents, less deaths, I think that's an important factor. -John Prescott

I'm like, 'Would you be the person in the room that would boo when Dylan went electric? I know I wouldn't. Or are you the person that left The Beatles after 'She Loves You,' or 'Drive My Car?' You weren't on board for 'Revolution 9' or 'Day In The Life,' were you?' -Regina Spektor

At the highest stage of capitalism, the most necessary revolution appears as the most unlikely one. -Herbert Marcuse

First was the mouse. The second was the click wheel. And now, we're going to bring multi-touch to the market. And each of these revolutionary interfaces has made possible a revolutionary product – the Mac, the iPod and now the iPhone. -Steve Jobs

This revolution, the information revoultion, is a revolution of free energy as well, but of another kind: free intellectual energy. It's very crude today, yet our Macintosh computer takes less power than a 100-watt bulb to run it and it can save you hours a day. What will it be able to do ten or 20 years from now, or 50 years from now? -Steve Jobs

Computers themselves, and software yet to be developed, will revolutionize the way we learn. -Steve Jobs

I have a great respect for incremental improvement, and I've done that sort of thing in my life, but I've always been attracted to the more revolutionary changes. I don't know why. Because they're harder. They're much more stressful emotionally. And you usually go through a period where everybody tells you that you've completely failed. -Steve Jobs

King's response to our crisis can be put in one word: revolution. A revolution in our priorities, a reevaluation of our values, a reinvigoration of our public life and a fundamental transformation of our way of thinking and living that promotes a transfer of power from oligarchs and plutocrats to everyday people and ordinary citizens. -Cornel West

I don't want reporters to talk to me because I'm a revolutionary and if it got out that I'm basically friendly with Obama it would hurt Obama. -Dinesh D'Souza

Everyone needs to carry out his own personal revolution. -George Papandreou

A true revolution of values will soon look uneasily on the glaring contrast of poverty and wealth. -Lloyd Banks

Companies in every industry need to assume that a software revolution is coming. -Marc Andreessen

It's the least that someone can do, someone like me that owes so much to this people and to the revolution: study hard, but more than that, defend them under any circumstance. -Elian Gonzalez

APA is another evolution in my career; they have unique vision and share my goals for the future. I look forward to expanding our horizons together. -Paul Oakenfold

I think there will be 20 years of evolution from linear broadcast to internet television. -Reed Hastings

It's just an unhealthy way to approach something, trying to outdo your last thing. You've gotta trust evolution, you've gotta trust that the bar is moving, that you don't need to force the bar. It'll just happen. -Johnny Knoxville

I got to play with Nintendo's Wii, yes it's a funny name and not very revolutionary but it was fun whipping your arms around. -Olivia Munn

There is a revolution happening, and within two years I think that Wi-Fi and Netflix will be built into all the televisions. -Reed Hastings

I love general history. That's all I read really. I don't read novels, I read history. I love it. I live in an area that's really rich in Civil War history. I live in Kentucky on a farm. A lot of revolution, a lot of military history I love. -Steve Zahn

The smartphone revolution is under-hyped, more people have access to phones than access to running water. We've never had anything like this before since the beginning of the planet. -Marc Andreessen

When it becomes a revolutionary act to eat real food, we are in trouble. -Mark Hyman

The cool thing is that now that people have made this evolution where cooking is cool, people are doing it on weekends, they're doing their own challenges. It's back to cooking. And it's real cooking. -Emeril Lagasse

And so I have studied, I have to tell you, revolutions and uprisings for a long time. They are all slightly different, but what they all look for is some kind of a mechanism to go from an authoritarian system to an open, democratic system. -Madeleine Albright

I can't let time move on without fighting tooth and nail and hopefully being a part of a revolution that is positive. -Ian Somerhalder

With the evolution of technology, kids really need to be computer-savvy. -Ryan Seacrest

The dubbing of the music and effects is really incredible today. You're feeling gun shots. I mean, it's not the way people say it is, but the gunshot sounds real. And cars sound real. Among the many things in the evolution (of movies) is to make the sound in the movie incredible. That's what you feel. -Joel Silver

Since Einstein developed his theory of relativity, and Rutherford and Bohr revolutionised physics, our picture of the world has radically changed. -A. N. Wilson

Look at Ayatollah Khomeini's revolution and the slogans that they used: anti-imperialism; anti-colonialism; the struggle of the have-nots against the haves; the state monopoly over economy, which was very much patterned after the Soviet Union. All of these things did not come out of Islam. Islam is not that developed. -Azar Nafisi

When I was teaching at the University of Tehran we were struggling against the implementation of the revolution rules. -Azar Nafisi

I have my favourite fashion decade, yes, yes, yes: '60s. It was a sort of little revolution; the clothes were amazing but not too exaggerated. -Valentino Garavani

I genuinely believe we have an opportunity to revolutionize how we educate our children. -LeVar Burton

And it's here and it's ready and we can really revolutionize the way we educate our children with tablet computers, and I'm committed to doing whatever I can to speaking to whomever I can to send this signal – to pound this message home. Now is the time. -LeVar Burton

I'm excited to see how current and future technologies revolutionize the way we learn. -LeVar Burton

The central paradox of the machines that have made our lives so much brighter, quicker, longer and healthier is that they cannot teach us how to make the best use of them; the information revolution came without an instruction manual. -Pico Iyer

Give me time and I'll give you a revolution. -Alexander McQueen

America is living through the third economic revolution and our country doesn't really have a plan on how to deal with it, and when it does – like the president sort of outlined when he first got here – we have a Congress who seem incapable of acting on it. -Andy Stern

Believe me, the intellectual revolution is going on, and that has to come first before you see the political changes. That's where I'm very optimistic. -Ron Paul

Why are men talking about what clothes they're wearing? It's so unmanly, I think. It's like Versailles before the Revolution, without the style. -Rupert Everett

I have seen the Gore documentary 'An Inconvenient Truth,' just released in the States, and admired the acutely revolutionary delivery of the slideshow assisted talk he has now been giving for some 16 years. -Saffron Burrows

There is no chance of a revolution in Georgia. -Vano Merabishvili

It is difficult to imagine evolution in alien planets operating in any manner other than Darwinian. -Simon Conway Morris

You must never aspire to 'finish' a house, you can merely hope to start it, and from then on it's an evolutionary process. -Stephen Bayley

Rarely in modern times has there been such a revolution in commercial sentiment as occurred in 2008, or such a display in government and business of panic and helplessness. -James Buchan

The Stamp Act was a direct tax imposed on the colonies by King George III. This act inevitably led to the American Revolution. Just as the Stamp Act did in 1765, Obamacare should act as a wake-up call. Chief Justice Roberts provides us with a similar call to action. -Rand Paul

Internet TV and the move to the digital approach is quite revolutionary. TV has historically has been a broadcast medium with everybody picking from a very finite number of channels. -Bill Gates

I believe greatness is an evolutionary process that changes and evolves era to era. -Michael Jordan

I started to make a study of the art of war and revolution and, whilst abroad, underwent a course in military training. If there was to be guerrilla warfare, I wanted to be able to stand and fight with my people and to share the hazards of war with them. -Nelson Mandela

In the literal sense, there has been no relevant evolution since the trek from Africa. But there has been substantial progress towards higher standards of rights, justice and freedom – along with all too many illustrations of how remote is the goal of a decent society. -Noam Chomsky

Of course in science there are things that are open to doubt and things need to be discussed. But among the things that science does know, evolution is about as certain as anything we know. -Richard Dawkins

My personal feeling is that understanding evolution led me to atheism. -Richard Dawkins

My dad had been born in Mexico and his family had to leave during the Mexican revolution. -Mitt Romney

I stand before you tonight as a young American, a proud American, of a generation born as the Cold War receded, shaped by the tragedy of 9/11, connected by the digital revolution and determined to re-elect the man who will make the 21st century another American century – President Barack Obama. -Julian Castro

The technological revolution at home makes it much easier for computers to do our work. -Fareed Zakaria

One of the things that has been very difficult in Libya is the sense of uncertainty – the sense that they haven't actually finished the revolution, that there was still a great deal of uncertainty. That uncertainty has made Libya harder for business in terms of oil and other things as well. -Fareed Zakaria

I've always been at the intersection of computers and whatever they can revolutionize. -Jeff Bezos

I would support a devolution of power out of Washington for education, health care, transportation. -Jim DeMint

Not since the steam engine has any invention disrupted business models like the Internet. Whole industries including music distribution, yellow-pages directories, landline telephones, and fax machines have been radically reordered by the digital revolution. -John Sununu

The endorsement process is an evolution. What you try to do is you endorse someone that you believe in and their ideas and their solutions align with yours. -Herman Cain

Dinosaurs did not walk with humans. The evolutionary record says different. They gambled. -Steve Martin

If you look back at the history of creativity in clothes – the French Revolution, the First World War and the Second World War – they have all been creative reinventions, the moment new forms of luxury come into play. -Christian Lacroix

Anything can change, because the smartphone revolution is still in the early stages. -Tim Cook

So the universe is constantly moving in the direction of higher evolutionary impulses, creativity, abstraction, and meaning. -Deepak Chopra

As far as I'm concerned, if there is a supreme being then He chose organic evolution as a way of bringing into existence the natural world… which doesn't seem to me to be necessarily blasphemous at all. -David Attenborough

I believe that if you have revolutionary potential, you must make the world a better place and use it. -Lady Gaga

The revolutions of the Arab Spring happened because people realized they were the power. -Mohammed Morsi

There doesn't seem to be any other way of creating the next green revolution without GMOs. -E. O. Wilson

What's been gratifying is to live long enough to see molecular biology and evolutionary biology growing toward each other and uniting in research efforts. -E. O. Wilson

Of course, there is no reconciliation between the theory of evolution by natural selection and the traditional religious view of the origin of the human mind. -E. O. Wilson

The biological evolutionary perception of life and of human qualities is radically different from that of traditional religion, whether it's Southern Baptist or Islam or any religion that believes in a supernatural supervalance over humanity. -E. O. Wilson

I tend to believe that religious dogma is a consequence of evolution. -E. O. Wilson

So in my freshman year at the University of Alabama, learning the literature on evolution, what was known about it biologically, just gradually transformed me by taking me out of literalism and increasingly into a more secular, scientific view of the world. -E. O. Wilson

Real biologists who actually do the research will tell you that they almost never find a phenomenon, no matter how odd or irrelevant it looks when they first see it, that doesn't prove to serve a function. The outcome itself may be due to small accidents of evolution. -E. O. Wilson

When I was younger, I was listening to a lot of Armenian music, you know, revolutionary music about freedom and protest. In the 70s I was listening to soul and the Bee Gees and ABBA, and funk. -Serj Tankian

Kill all the rich people. Break up their cars and apartments. Bring the revolution home, kill your parents, that's where it's really at. -Bill Ayers

Every revolution seems impossible at the beginning, and after it happens, it was inevitable. -Bill Ayers

It turns out one of my ancestors fought in the Continental Army, so I was inducted into the Sons of the American Revolution. -Henry Louis Gates

The real world is far too complex and unpredictable to make something like the idea of humanity controlling its own evolution or engineering itself – well, I wouldn't say impossible but it should be approached with a degree of caution. -Ken MacLeod

I'm the product of 6 million years of evolution? Come on, man. I crawled out of a swamp yesterday. -Peter Steele

The workplace revolution that transformed the lives of blue-collar workers in the 1970s and 1980s is finally reaching the offices and cubicles of the white-collar workers. -Tom Peters

People always tell me, 'Reinvent yourself, re-this, re-whatever.' I haven't reinvented myself. It's an honest evolution. I've always been authentic. -Pamela Anderson

For me, 'revolution' simply means radical change. -Aung San Suu Kyi

The revolution is really easy to do nowadays. -Eric Cantona

Being French, to me, is first and foremost being a revolutionary. -Eric Cantona

Pope Benedict is an amazingly visionary person. What he has done is establish an evolutionary process that will help undo the Reformation. The Anglican Church has been hijacked by modernism, with synods trying to amend the faith and this process will allow traditional Anglicans to be themselves. -Peter Slipper

We can revolutionize the attitude of inner city brown and black kids to learning. We need a civil rights movement within the African-American community. -Henry Louis Gates

First we have to recognize that the cause of poverty is both structural and behavioral. And the first thing about the behavior part is that we need a moral revolution within the African American community. Look – no white racist makes you get pregnant when you are a black teenager. -Henry Louis Gates

Israel no longer has allies in Egypt and in Tunisia, we are saying to the Zionist enemies that times have changed and that the time of the Arab Spring, the time of the revolution, of dignity and of pride has arrived. -Ismail Haniyeh

The past two decades revolutionized the way we access information. You and I can have our questions answered with the click of a mouse at any time of day. If America, both corporation and citizen alike, can use these services to solve problems, why can't Washington? -J. C. Watts

I think quite spiritually of myself. I feel like I'm here to support the human evolution. -Alanis Morissette

I don't think many people anticipated how the Internet was going to revolutionize the way we disseminate information. -Larry Flynt

If evolution is outlawed, only outlaws will evolve. -Jello Biafra

One of the consequences of the Iranian revolution has been an explosion of history. A country once known only from British consular reports and intrepid travelogues is now awash with historical documents, letters, diaries, grainy video, weblogs and secret police files of questionable authenticity. -James Buchan

Osama bin Laden, the Saudi-born revolutionary who is believed by most Arab and Iranian observers to be the inspiration of the attacks in New York and Washington, is the best known of the Islamic militants to have emerged in the past 20 years and the least difficult to fathom. -James Buchan

Revolutions are something you see only in retrospect. -Alan Greenspan

Humanity has experienced many revolutionary changes over the course of history: revolutions in agriculture, in science, industrial production, as well as numerous political revolutions. But these have all been limited to the external aspects of our individual and collective lives. -Daisaku Ikeda

I love the 3D revolution. I love the technology today that continues to push the envelope, continues break the new ground, and continues to raise the bar. -Dwayne Johnson

Comic book fans have loved Wolverine, and all the 'X-Men' characters, for more than the action. I think that's what set it apart from many of the other comic books. In the case of Wolverine, when he appeared, he was a revolution really. He was the first anti-hero. -Hugh Jackman

As a species, taking all in all, we are still too young, too juvenile, to be trusted. We have spread across the face of the earth in just a few thousand years, no time at all as evolution clocks time, covering all livable parts of the planet, endangering other forms of life, and now threatening ourselves. -Lewis Thomas

At this early stage in our evolution, now through our infancy and into our childhood and then, with luck, our growing up, what our species needs most of all, right now, is simply a future. -Lewis Thomas

Animals have genes for altruism, and those genes have been selected in the evolution of many creatures because of the advantage they confer for the continuing survival of the species. -Lewis Thomas

The foreign policy of this government is driven by politics – to extend a revolution worldwide. My objective with regards to foreign relations is to benefit all Venezuelans. -Henrique Capriles Radonski

The seed is a household object but at the same time it is a revolutionary symbol. -Ai Weiwei

I think it's tragic that we have this human capacity, which appears to be hardwired, or so the evolutionary biologists say, for collective joy. We have these techniques for generating it that go back thousands of years, and yet we tend not to use this. -Barbara Ehrenreich

It has actually been suggested that warfare may have been the principle evolutionary pressure that created the huge gap between the human brain and that of our closest living relatives, the anthropoid apes. Whole groups of hominids with inferior brains could not win wars and were therefore exterminated. -Jane Goodall

For some reason, the evolutionists have not come up with an evolution-based explanation for why human beings react so powerfully to music. But surely they will. -Dennis Prager

The belief that the animals exist because God created them – and that he created them so we can better meet our needs – is contrary to our scientific understanding of evolution and, of course, to the fossil record, which shows the existence of non-human primates and other animals millions of years before there were any human beings at all. -Peter Singer

At a minimum, in explaining evolutionary pathways through time, the constraints imposed by history rise to equal prominence with the immediate advantages of adaptation. -Stephen Jay Gould

What an odd time to be a fundamentalist about adaptation and natural selection – when each major subdiscipline of evolutionary biology has been discovering other mechanisms as adjuncts to selection's centrality. -Stephen Jay Gould

All evolutionary biologists know that variation itself is nature's only irreducible essence… I had to place myself amidst the variation. -Stephen Jay Gould

Thanks to evolution, our bodies have powerful ways to ward off illness and infection and enable us to live long and healthy lives. Why, then, do health costs continue to climb at unsustainable and frightening rates? -David Suzuki

From year to year, environmental changes are incremental and often barely register in our lives, but from evolutionary or geological perspectives, what is happening is explosive change. -David Suzuki

I'm here as a product of process of evolution, which doesn't make very many exceptions. And which rates life relatively cheaply. -Christopher Hitchens

You'll know the green revolution has been won when the word 'green' disappears. -Thomas Friedman

I have managed to infuriate the bank bosses; acquire a fatwa from the revolutionary guards of the trades union movement; frighten the 'Daily Telegraph' with a progressive graduate payment; and upset very rich people who are trying to dodge British taxes. I must be doing something right. -Vince Cable

I never tried to revolutionise photography; I just do what I do and keep my fingers crossed that people will like it. -David Bailey

What I really can't stand about the feminist revolution is that it produced some of the smuggest, most unselfcritical people the world has ever seen. They are horrible. -Doris Lessing

I think of each new season as an evolution, not a change in style. -Manolo Blahnik

I went to India and met some people who had been involved in this guerrilla business, middle-class people who were rather vain and foolish. There was no revolutionary grandeur to it. Nothing. -V. S. Naipaul

I am excited about focusing full-time on talking about my job-creation agenda and building a new economy for Washington state. We have a great chance to seize our own destiny, build our own industries, and create our own technological revolutions right here at home. -Jay Inslee

In the industrial revolution Britain led the world in advances that enabled mass production: trade exchanges, transportation, factory technology and new skills needed for the new industrialised world. -Lucy Powell

To a considerable extent we are faced by a technology arms race with terrorists. The communications revolution has made it easier for terrorist groups to reach out to vulnerable individuals with their violent extremist ideology and propaganda. It has also facilitated fundraising, recruitment and training. -Pauline Neville-Jones

I got involved early on in social media – I created one of the first social networks – and for me, social gaming was a natural evolution of that. -Mark Pincus

I think being a wealthy member of the establishment is the antithesis of cool. Being a countercultural revolutionary is cool. So to the extent that you've made a billion dollars, you've probably become uncool. -Sean Parker

What comes after the revolution is inevitably bureaucracy. Whoever wins the revolution builds a bureaucracy. -Sean Parker

Think of all that hard work our founding fathers put in – the revolutionizing, the three-fifths compromising, having to write the entire Constitution with a quill – and yet they neglected to include the right to vote. -Mo Rocca

Studying consciousness tells us more about how the world is fundamentally strange. I think we have a few revolutions to go yet before we get to the bottom of it. -David Chalmers

I always thought of the zombies as being about revolution, one generation consuming the next. -George A. Romero

I know that my grandfather is 92 years old. And he has seen this country evolve in amazing ways. He looks at South Carolina and he says, wow, what an amazing state that we have the blessing to live within because of the evolution. -Tim Scott

Put simply, behavioural economics argues that human beings' decision-taking is guided by the evolutionary baggage which we bring with us to the present day. Evolution has made us rational to a point, but not perfectly so. It has given us emotions, for example, which programme us to override our rational brain and act more instinctively. -Evan Davis

After all, from the Muslim Brotherhood's inception in Egypt in 1928, it has been a revolutionary organization committed to the imposition worldwide of a totalitarian, supremacist Islamic doctrine they call shariah. -Frank Gaffney

History is full of examples of people who clamp down after they began to enjoy too much freedom. Freedom can lead to instability, anarchy, and confusion. So there can be a moral counter-revolution. -Gary Ross

The United States established itself as a trustworthy new nation in its first two decades after the Revolutionary War by paying its debts, even when many in the country believed it had no obligation to do so. Alexander Hamilton, the founder of this newspaper, insisted on it. -John Podhoretz

Religion is the best antidote to the individualism of the consumer age. The idea that society can do without it flies in the face of history and, now, evolutionary biology. -Jonathan Sacks

In virtually every Western society in the 1960s there was a moral revolution, an abandonment of its entire traditional ethic of self-restraint. -Jonathan Sacks

Britain, relative to the U.S., is a highly secular society. Philanthropy alone cannot fill the gap left by government cutbacks. And the sources of altruism go deep into our evolutionary past. -Jonathan Sacks

What creates freedom? A revolution in the streets? Mass protest? Civil war? A change of government? The ousting of the old guard and its replacement by the new? History, more often than not, shows that hopes raised by such events are often dashed, sooner rather than later. -Jonathan Sacks

The argument about zoning and the presidency of Nigeria is like the philosophical argument of the egg or the hen. Who is older through the evolutionary process, who came first? -Goodluck Jonathan

The problem when arguing with those who believe in atheistic evolution is that they move goal posts by redefining atheism or evolution or the word 'species.' -Ray Comfort

Atheistic evolutionists believe that nothing created everything – a scientific impossibility. It couldn't happen. So they redefine the word 'nothing' to mean 'something,' so that in their unthinking minds, they can justify their foolishness. -Ray Comfort

The 'science' for which the United States is respected has nothing to do with the unscientific and baseless theory of evolution. -Ray Comfort

If you ask most atheists if the theory of evolution has anything to do with a belief, however, they will tell you that it doesn't. It's not something that has to be believed. It is a 'fact.' -Ray Comfort

Sadly, I have found that even evolution's most staunch believers are afraid to debate, because they know that their case for atheism and evolution is less than extremely weak. -Ray Comfort

Atheistic evolution isn't an intelligent belief, as atheists would have the black community believe. -Ray Comfort

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

Global political conditions make a direct American intervention difficult, but President Reagan's messianic and visceral attitude toward the Nicaraguan revolution could mean it will happen as an act of desperation. -Tomas Borge

Ukraine is a vital link for Europe: our energy transportation networks; our location between the European Union and Eurasia. We're the melting pot of Catholicism and Orthodox Christianity. The democracy we founded with the Orange Revolution has to be an example for other post-Soviet states. -Yulia Tymoshenko

The true nature of soul is right knowledge, right faith and right conduct. The soul, so long as it is subject to transmigration, is undergoing evolution and involution. -Virchand Gandhi

Some foreigners with full bellies and nothing better to do engage in finger-pointing at us. First, China does not export revolution; second, it does not export famine and poverty; and third, it does not mess around with you. So what else is there to say? -Xi Jinping

I'm going through an evolution. I'm completely cleaning out my closet. I'm purging, because I saw that show 'Hoarders.' I had a sweatshirt from sixth grade, and I'm going, 'Why do I hold on to this?' -Fergie

It makes sense that we came up with our public school system during the Industrial Revolution because it's like everybody is a factory worker, eating their terrible food and going back to the room where you're silent and listening to an idiot. That's an epitomizing idea, getting called 'Nothing' for your whole high school experience. -Ezra Miller

Willem de Kooning is generally credited for coming out of the painterly gates strong in the forties, revolutionizing art and abstraction and reaching incredible heights by the early fifties, and then tailing off. -Jerry Saltz

The very paradigm of revolution, of right versus wrong, good versus bad, is a relic with no bearing on the present. Yet artists, exhibitions, and curators valorize the sixties. People who wrote about these artists 30 years ago still write about them in the same ways, often for the same magazines. -Jerry Saltz

Only an artist as preternaturally acute and copacetic, as oddly visionary and just odd as Richard Artschwager, would be able to lay out the whole course of human evolution and have it make some kind of sense while also seeming like a dazzling insight. -Jerry Saltz

Those of us who believe in God and derive our sense of right and wrong and ethics from God's Word really have no difficulty whatsoever defining where our ethics come from. People who believe in survival of the fittest might have more difficulty deriving where their ethics come from. A lot of evolutionists are very ethical people. -Ben Carson

Separation and devolution are two completely different concepts which cannot be mixed together. One is not a stop on the way to the other. -Johann Lamont

Artists know that diligence counts as much, if not more, as inspiration; in art, as in politics, patience counts as much as revolution. -Tony Kushner

The evolution of social media into a robust mechanism for social transformation is already visible. Despite many adamant critics who insist that tools like Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube are little more than faddish distractions useful only to exchange trivial information, these critics are being proven wrong time and again. -Simon Mainwaring

Not since the digital revolution in the early '90s has technology placed such a comprehensive burden on business, employees and individuals to reinvent their business plans, services and products, and themselves to keep pace with the changing marketplace. -Simon Mainwaring

The industrial revolution in the new century is, in essence, a scientific and technological revolution, and breaking through the cutting edge is a shortcut to the building of an economic giant. -Kim Jong-un

I know there are lots of positives in the evolution of technology, but I also think it will be responsible for the end of a unique character, of a specific kind of geographical culture. The world is getting so small, and mass production is getting so big. Everything is in danger of becoming the same. -Laura Marling

All scientists agree that evolution has occurred – that all life comes from a common ancestry, that there has been extinction, and that new taxa, new biological groups, have arisen. The question is, is natural selection enough to explain evolution? Is it the driver of evolution? -Lynn Margulis

If you really want to study evolution, you've got go outside sometime, because you'll see symbiosis everywhere! -Lynn Margulis

I was taught over and over again that the accumulation of random mutations led to evolutionary change – led to new species. I believed it until I looked for evidence. -Lynn Margulis

The urgency to mate persists in all people as in all other mammals because of the evolutionary drive to continue the species, the inborn imperative for genes to reproduce and hormonal differences that evolved over millions of years. -Lynn Margulis

I've created, directed and choreographed for Lady Gaga since the beginning, so 'Born This Way,' this was musically such an amazing evolution and such a brilliant record. So when she played it for me, it took me a while to find out the visual interpretation that I could give back to her. -Laurieann Gibson

The revolution that takes place in your head, nobody will ever see that. -Gil Scott-Heron

The British are supposed to be particularly averse to intellectuals, a prejudice closely bound up with their dislike of foreigners. Indeed, one important source of this Anglo-Saxon distaste for highbrows and eggheads was the French revolution, which was seen as an attempt to reconstruct society on the basis of abstract rational principles. -Terry Eagleton

The political currents that topped the global agenda in the late 20th century – revolutionary nationalism, feminism and ethnic struggle – place culture at their heart. -Terry Eagleton

A permanent base on Mars would have a number of advantages beyond being a bonanza for planetary science and geology. If, as some evidence suggests, exotic micro-organisms have arisen independently of terrestrial life, studying them could revolutionise biology, medicine and biotechnology. -Paul Davies

It will be in the convergence of evolutionary biology, developmental biology and cancer biology that the answer to cancer will lie. Nor will this confluence be a one-way street. -Paul Davies

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. -Paul Davies

If there's a God, and we have all this evidence that there's evolution, but He created the world only 6,000 years ago – what is the best and most logical explanation to reconcile those two things? I came up with – He came up with it, of course – that all things are fakeable. -David Javerbaum

Aereo is the first potentially transformative technology that has the chance to give people access to broadcast television delivered over the Internet to any device, large or small, they desire. No wires, no new boxes or remotes, portable everywhere there's an Internet connection in the world – truly a revolutionary product. -Barry Diller

I'm becoming more and more apolitical – I think the most revolutionary thing you can do is just live your life and have a good time. Before they scoop you up on the street or you die. -Meshell Ndegeocello

When I was on 'The Golden Girls,' we'd have eight scenes per show. And when 'Seinfeld' came along, they went to, like, 30 scenes a show, which was revolutionary. 'Arrested Development' has probably got 60 scenes per show. It just keeps emerging as this more and more complex thing. I always try to keep it very simple at its heart. -Mitchell Hurwitz

There's a food revolution going on throughout the country. And it doesn't matter if you're down south, up north in Maine, if you're out west in Portland or Seattle. -Tom Colicchio

From Caesar's legions to the Napoleonic wars. From the Reformation, the Enlightenment and the industrial revolution to the defeat of nazism. We have helped to write European history, and Europe has helped write ours. -David Cameron

You can graph human evolution, which is mostly a straight line, but we do get better and change over time, and you can graph technological evolution, which is a line that's going straight up. They are going to intersect each other at some point, and that's happening now. -Daniel H. Wilson

What happened in the late Fifties, early Sixties in French cinema was a fantastic revolution. I was in Italy, but completely in love with the nouvelle vague movement, and directors like Godard, Truffaut, Demy. 'The Dreamers' was a total homage to cinema and that love for it. -Bernardo Bertolucci

I learned a long time ago that some people would rather die than forgive. It's a strange truth, but forgiveness is a painful and difficult process. It's not something that happens overnight. It's an evolution of the heart. -Sue Monk Kidd

Growing up in the '50s and being in the '60s, in that revolutionary time space, I thought freedom was what I was looking for. Slowly but surely, it became clear that the last thing I was interested in was freedom. Because if you're going to be free, you have to be free from something. -Anthony Braxton

I love revolutionaries who have the courage to stand up against the status quo. They're always misunderstood, but they're the ones who are standing up for human rights. -Richard Hatch

Let's remember that the revolution in Tahrir Square was not anti-American, it was not anti-Israeli, it was for democracy and freedom. That's a good thing. -Stephen Hadley

'So You Think You Can Dance' comes on as a high-minded leap up the evolutionary ladder from other reality shows – on this one, you're supposed to learn something, and the guest judges are fellow dance professionals rather than actual celebrities. -Rob Sheffield

As a vibrant force in civil society, women continue to press for their rights, equal participation in decision-making, and the upholding of the principles of the revolution by the highest levels of leadership in Egypt. -Michelle Bachelet

My point has always been that, ever since the Industrial Revolution, science fiction has been the most important genre there is. -Iain Banks

The digital revolution has disrupted most traditional media: newspapers, magazines, books, record companies, radio. -Ken Auletta

With so much at risk, you might expect Australia to be at the forefront of the clean-energy revolution and the international effort to cut carbon pollution. After all, the continent's vast, empty deserts were practically designed for solar-power installations. -Jeff Goodell

Bloomberg's $50 million is not going to revolutionize the electric power industry. But his willingness to fight is already inspiring others to see Big Coal differently. -Jeff Goodell

The American Revolution and Declaration of Independence, it has often been argued, were fueled by the most radical of all American political ideas. -Carl Bernstein

There's a tendency, especially among revolutionaries, to only show the good side of yourself and then when you come to power, the bad side comes out. -Ariel Dorfman

On a per capita basis, Britain is responsible for more of the carbon dioxide now in the atmosphere than any other nation on Earth because it has been burning it from the dawn of the Industrial Revolution. -James Hansen

You have to understand that to have a revolution when you are 18 years old is completely different from normal political leaders who were born in a democracy and will die in a democracy and never to have experienced that change. I have seen that change. -Jose Manuel Barroso

Bob Dylan may be the Charlie Chaplin of rock n' roll. Both men are regarded as geniuses by their entire audience. Both were proclaimed revolutionaries for their early work and subjected to exhaustive attack when later works were thought to be inferior. Both developed their art without so much as a nodding glance toward their peers. -Jon Landau

When Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak created Apple computer in a garage in Palo Alto, it heralded the beginning of the PC revolution that ultimately dealt a death-blow to dozens of older companies. -Eric Ries

All that stuff I was taught about evolution, embryology, the Big Bang theory, all that is lies straight from the pit of Hell. And it's lies to try to keep me and all the folks who were taught that from understanding that they need a savior. -Paul Broun

There's almost no food that isn't genetically modified. Genetic modification is the basis of all evolution. Things change because our planet is subjected to a lot of radiation, which causes DNA damage, which gets repaired, but results in mutations, which create a ready mixture of plants that people can choose from to improve agriculture. -Nina Fedoroff

In the last century, as we learned more about genes, we were able to devise ways of accelerating evolution. -Nina Fedoroff

All graffiti is low-level dissent, but stencils have an extra history. They've been used to start revolutions and to stop wars. -Banksy

Words have a genealogy and it's easier to trace the evolution of a single word than the evolution of a language. -Daniel Dennett

Wherever there is a design that is highly successful in a broad range of similar environments, it is apt to emerge again and again, independently – the phenomenon known in biology as convergent evolution. I call these designs 'good tricks.' -Daniel Dennett

Now that mobile phones and the internet have altered the epistemic selective landscape in a revolutionary way, every religious organisation must scramble to evolve defences or become extinct. -Daniel Dennett

Some of the greatest, most revolutionary advances in science have been given their initial expression in attractively modest terms, with no fanfare. -Daniel Dennett

I always loved bluegrass, but there was so much I didn't know about American country music in respect to the origins of this country. It was interesting to see the evolution of it. -Clare Bowen

I grew up during the Revolution of Iran and the war between Iran and Iraq. The things that I saw. The impact. How it changes you. How it changes the way you look at the world. -Navid Negahban

Music was in the air when I was growing up. My siblings Katy, Dave and Phil were musical; my dad worked in inner-city New York where a musical revolution was taking place – folk music, rock n' roll, gospel music. My sister taught me to sing. My brothers taught me to play. -Sam Barry

A revolution is to bring on change and we're spiritual people trying to bring on spiritual change. It might sound like I'm a dreamer, but economic models have reached their height of evolution. Technology has evolved. What hasn't evolved is mankind's spirituality; everything is from 3,000 years ago. -Damian Marley

Change in my work happens not in revolutions – it's more evolutionary. -Wolfgang Tillmans

The Industrial Revolution caused a centuries-long shift in power to the West; globalization is now shifting the balance again. -Dennis C. Blair

A person whose skin is metallic can no more have its reproduction restricted than a black-skinned person. Regarding life as a form of machinery and intelligent machines as people without our environmental limitations is essential in understanding FAP, the Final Anthropic Principle, which deals with evolution in the far future. -Frank Tipler

Childhood is not dead. Children were worse off when we were hunter-gatherers; they were threatened in medieval times and exploited during the Industrial Revolution. Was it any better in the time of Charles Kingsley or Charles Dickens? -Robert Winston

Well I think fundamentally, what I think surprises me is the creationist movement, and the notion that somehow you can't believe in God if you believe in evolution. But I don't think there's anything in the Bible which prevents a recognition that evolution is a highly plausible way that we came to be here. -Robert Winston

Market capitalism survived and prospered after the boom-bust industrial revolution of the 19th century, and the Great Depression and world wars of the 20th century. It will recover from the financial panic of 2008-09 and Obamanomics. -Mark Skousen

Education should not be about building more schools and maintaining a system that dates back to the Industrial Revolution. We can achieve so much more, at unmatched scale with software and interactive learning. -Naveen Jain

America's got a Darwin problem – and it matters. According to a 2009 Gallup poll taken on the 200th anniversary of Charles Darwin's birth, fewer than 40% of Americans are willing to say that they 'believe in evolution.' -Kenneth R. Miller

In an age of molecular genomics, it is ever more apparent that the fingerprints of evolution are pressed deeply into human DNA, just as they are into the genomes of every other organism. Biologists understand this, and so do students who study the science of life. -Kenneth R. Miller

Whether conservative or liberal, fundamentalist or agnostic, the more students learn of biology, the more they accept evolution. -Kenneth R. Miller

Like many other scientists who hold the Catholic faith, I see the Creator's plan and purpose fulfilled in our universe. I see a planet bursting with evolutionary possibilities, a continuing creation in which the Divine providence is manifest in every living thing. I see a science that tells us there is indeed a design to life. -Kenneth R. Miller

I am always struck by the fact that human awareness of our place in nature, like so much of modern science, began with the Industrial Revolution. -Kenneth R. Miller

As you know, the fossil record includes not only the ancestors of crocodiles and whales, but also the ancestors of human beings. And this, of course, is why evolution remains controversial. -Kenneth R. Miller

Biology is far from understanding exactly how a single cell develops into a baby, but research suggests that human development can ultimately be explained in terms of biochemistry and molecular biology. Most scientists would make a similar statement about evolution. -Kenneth R. Miller

We humans have a tendency to see ourselves as completely different from other animals, and the way in which large segments of the public continue to reject the theory of evolution is just one symptom of that malaise. -Kenneth R. Miller

Our own genomes carry the story of evolution, written in DNA, the language of molecular genetics, and the narrative is unmistakable. -Kenneth R. Miller

What evolution tells us is that we are part of a grand, dynamic, and ever-changing fabric of life that covers our planet. Even to a person of faith, in fact especially to a person of faith, an understanding of the evolutionary process should only deepen their appreciation of the scope and wisdom of the creator's work. -Kenneth R. Miller

You know, I'm not a revolutionary. -Julian Fellowes

When I wrote about the French Revolution, I didn't choose to write about aristocrats; I chose characters who began their lives in provincial obscurity. -Hilary Mantel

Back in my 20s, when I wrote 'A Place of Greater Safety,' the French Revolution novel, I thought, 'I'll always have to write historical novels because I can't do plots.' But in the six years of writing that novel, I actually learned to write, to invent things. -Hilary Mantel

I read five books on the Constitution. My favorite was 'Plain, Honest Men' by Richard Beeman. I went on a science jag in the same way. I kept getting in arguments about evolution and being bested. So I read Charles Darwin's 'On the Origin of the Species,' a fantastic book that is not that difficult. -Denis O'Hare

I'm very involved in FIU. I'm class of '96 and my wife is class of '97. I'm a member of the foundation board. We talk about where the university is strategically and the evolution of programs for the near and distant future. -Danny Pino

These characters, they have to evolve. They're getting older on the show, these are things that happen in everyone's life. People do get married… this is just a natural evolution. I wonder if we'll have 'Big Bang' babies in the season finale? -Kunal Nayyar

This nation was founded by rebels and revolutionaries, and its flags were carried across the battlefields by people who were very, very against the status quo and who questioned and criticized. -Lupe Fiasco

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. -Lupe Fiasco

I've always wanted people to know who they are from the inside. Then they can create the life they desire and deserve. I've always believed that my job was to facilitate the evolution of the human consciousness. -Iyanla Vanzant

The first PC that I actually bought myself was a Toshiba Papman in 1985. This model was one of the very first laptops; I remember that it was a revolution at the time! -Francois-Henri Pinault

Only the Communist Party, as the institution that brings together the revolutionary vanguard and will always guarantee the unity of Cubans, can be the worthy heir of the trust deposited by the people in their leader. -Raul Castro

The revolutions of my century, the 20th century – the Soviet revolution, or the Chinese, or the revolutions that were fomented in Latin America, such as in Cuba – failed for the most part, a failure which was completely clear by the end of the century. -Stephane Hessel

I'm fascinated by the period that goes from the Industrial Revolution to right after World War II. There's something about that period that's epic and tragic. -Carlos Ruiz Zafon

Theater has an incredible capacity to move people to social change, to address issues, to inspire social revolution. -Eve Ensler

Composers need words, but they do not necessarily need poetry. The Russian composer, Aleksandr Mossolov, who chose texts from newspaper small ads, had a good point to make. With revolutionary music, any text can be set to work. -James Fenton

No one has ever been able to stop the process and evolution of technology, not even I.B.M. That is going to continue. Those who grab it and move ahead with it will determine the future in this industry. -Eckhard Pfeiffer

Today, companies have to radically revolutionize themselves every few years just to stay relevant. That's because technology and the Internet have transformed the business landscape forever. The fast-paced digital age has accelerated the need for companies to become agile. -Nolan Bushnell

So it is that one side effect of the HD revolution has been the gratifying and edifying return of the nature documentary – films about the hugely varied forms of life that eat, sleep, stalk, mate, fight, thrive, suffer and struggle on our dear and embattled old Earth. -Tom Shales

I was first elected to public office when the Reagan revolution was in full swing. Maximizing freedom guided the policies of that era, with tremendous success. -Jon Kyl

The origin of all revolutions and corruption, and the spur and source of all base morals are just two sayings: The First Saying: 'So long as I'm full, what is it to me if others die of hunger?' The Second Saying: 'You suffer hardship so that I can live in ease; you work so that I can eat.' -Said Nursi

I always knew the Sixties wasn't a revolution. It really was just a bunch of university students with wealthy parents having fun. -John Lydon

If churches around the world would grasp the revolutionary truth that Christ's transforming power always comes through sacrifice and weakness, it would dramatically alter the landscape of the global church. -Joni Eareckson Tada

I find my husband's family history fascinating, as they can trace the family lineage back to ancestors who fought, and died, in the first battle of the Revolution, as well as to many other interesting people. -Kim Edwards

Whatever the evolutionary basis of religion, the xenophobia it now generates is clearly maladaptive. -Lawrence M. Krauss

If you define evolution as merely meaning change over time, then I don't see any problem with a person being a Christian and believing in evolution. But that's not how textbooks define evolution. They define evolution as being random and undirected without plan or purpose. -Lee Strobel

Google and Facebook, each in their own way, have revolutionized the delivery of advertising based on search and social networking, creating a sort of anti-Spam: targeted, relevant ads that a consumer might actually welcome rather than spurn. -Marcus Buckingham

Revolution is as unpredictable as an earthquake and as beautiful as spring. Its coming is always a surprise, but its nature should not be. -Rebecca Solnit

Revolution is a phase, a mood, like spring, and just as spring has its buds and showers, so revolution has its ebullience, its bravery, its hope, and its solidarity. Some of these things pass. -Rebecca Solnit

Women often find great roles in revolution, simply because the rules fall apart and everyone has agency, anyone can act. -Rebecca Solnit

I was born in 1948, so I'm a '60s kid, and in the '60s everyone talked all the time, endlessly, about socialism versus capitalism, about political choices, ideology, Marxism, revolution, 'the system' and so on. -Tony Judt

Communications devices were always used to effect change, to effect revolution. Telephone, telegraph – these all seemed like very big enhancements at the time. -Gary Shteyngart

By liberating women from household work and helping to abolish professions such as domestic service, the washing machine and other household goods completely revolutionised the structure of society. -Ha-Joon Chang

McDonald's revolutionized fast food. They introduced a way to eat food without knives, forks or plates. Most fast foods can be eaten while steering the wheel of a car and the restaurants are usually drive through. -Eric Schlosser

As the great grandchildren of the industrial revolution, we have learned, at last, that the heedless pursuit of more is unsustainable and, ultimately, unfulfilling. Our planet, our security, our sense of equanimity and our very souls demand something better, something different. -Gary Hamel

You can hit as many revolutions as you want, but women are always going to wear uncomfortable shoes that look good. -Gail Collins

Revolution is something that actually starts in individual hearts. -Bill Viola

I'm still a political revolutionary. The fire never went out of me, but perceptions and realizations change. -Bobby Seale

I'd have no trouble being the barbecue kingpin of America. I'd just add it to all the other things I am: jazz musician, carpenter, architect, engineer and revolutionary. -Bobby Seale

The most revolutionary ideas are not sellable, but only mind-changing. -Marina Abramovic

In other countries they have histories with revolutions and class movements. In America, people don't like to think of themselves like being in a lower class. They all like to think of themselves as potential millionaires. -Matt Taibbi

In the Tea Party narrative, victory at the polls means a new American revolution, one that will 'take our country back' from everyone they disapprove of. But what they don't realize is, there's a catch: This is America, and we have an entrenched oligarchical system in place that insulates us all from any meaningful political change. -Matt Taibbi

A lot of music fans are still interested in insightful perspectives on music – maybe even more interested than ever, since everyone needs help making sense of the incredible variety of sounds that have sprung up in the wake of the Internet revolution. There's a lot of room for unique, qualified voices who can provide good reads. -Michael Azerrad

Muslims and Christians can work together to depose dictators and assert the power of the people. We've seen it happen on the Tahrir Square in Cairo during the 2011 revolution in Egypt, with devout Muslims and Coptic Christians protesting side by side. -Miroslav Volf

Visit a typical science classroom and you will discover far more than empirical facts being taught. The dominant worldview among scientific intellectuals is evolutionary naturalism, which holds that humans are essentially biochemical machines. -Nancy Pearcey

The more we learn about life, the less plausible is any evolutionary theory that relies on blind, undirected, piece-by-piece change. -Nancy Pearcey

Nature builds things that are antifragile. In the case of evolution, nature uses disorder to grow stronger. Occasional starvation or going to the gym also makes you stronger, because you subject your body to stressors and gain from them. -Nassim Nicholas Taleb

What makes revolutionary thought unique is its clarity and dignity, and its clear grasp of freedom and justice: simple, clear words that are understood without the need for any help from elite writers or thinkers. -Nawal El Saadawi

Darwin's theory of evolution is a framework by which we understand the diversity of life on Earth. But there is no equation sitting there in Darwin's 'Origin of Species' that you apply and say, 'What is this species going to look like in 100 years or 1,000 years?' Biology isn't there yet with that kind of predictive precision. -Neil deGrasse Tyson

South Africa is labouring to find its revolutionary path; the colours of the Rainbow Nation have difficulty blending together; the wealthy elites (white, black or Indian) profit from de facto segregation. -Tariq Ramadan

Matter is, in its constituent elements, the same as spirit; existence is one, however manifold in its phenomena; life is one, however multiform in its evolution. -Annie Besant

Premonitions, presentiments, the sensing of unseen presences and many allied experiences are due to the activity of the astral body and its reaction on the physical; their ever-increasing frequency is merely the result of its evolution among educated people. -Annie Besant

Men are at every stage of evolution, from the most barbarous to the most developed; men are found of lofty intelligence, but also of the most unevolved mentality; in one place there is a highly developed and complex civilisation, in another a crude and simple polity. -Annie Besant

You don't have a peaceful revolution. You don't have a turn-the-cheek revolution. There's no such thing as a nonviolent revolution. -Malcolm X

America is the first country… that can actually have a bloodless revolution. -Malcolm X

I'm an anarchist. I'm implacably opposed to heirarchical systems of power and control. I also mistrust crowds, as they often operate according to their lowest common denominator. In terms of evolutionary psychology, the crowd is very close to a herd of stampeding wildebeest. -Will Self

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. -Daphne Guinness

I have made speeches urging women to adopt methods of rebellion such as have been adopted by men in every revolution. -Emmeline Pankhurst

Before the American Revolution there were frequent slave uprisings, and a lot of people would run away. -Edward Ball

There is an immediate payoff to intelligent design: it destroys the atheistic legacy of Darwinian evolution. Intelligent design makes it impossible to be an intellectually fulfilled atheist. -William A. Dembski

Our dependence on the pollutants of this Earth have always, and will continue to have, far-reaching consequences to our eco-systems, bio systems, geosystems and our race's natural evolution. -Yehuda Berg

I think of my poems as personal and public at the same time. You could say they serve as psychological overlays. One fits on top of the other, and hopefully there's an ongoing evolution of clarity. -Yusef Komunyakaa

With the rise of the Internet, fashion did become part of the global entertainment industry in the last ten years, and will follow the digital evolution of the music or film industry. -Hedi Slimane

I believe in my heart that 'Avatar' is going to be the revolutionary sci-fi movie for this generation, in this era. -Laz Alonso

Cancer has enormous diversity and behaves differently: it's highly mutable, the evolutionary principles are very complicated and often its capacity to be constantly mystifying comes as a big challenge. -Siddhartha Mukherjee

I am fortunate enough to have worked on, and continue to work on, evolutionary movies in all formats from just simple good story telling, which still matters most of all, to CG movies to tent-pole size 3D movies, and genre 3D movies like 'Piranha 3D.' -Mark Canton

The right of revolution, which tyrants, in mockery, accord to mankind, is no legal right under a government; it is only a natural right to overturn a government. -Lysander Spooner

Soldiers of the American Revolution fought that 18th century war with heavy muskets. In the early 20th century, we kids fought it every Fourth of July not only with exploding powder and shimmering flares, but with all of our senses. -Paul Engle

Money has always been a particular problem for revolutionaries and anti-capitalists. What will money look like 'after the revolution'? How will it function? Will it exist at all? It's hard to answer the question if you don't know what money actually is. Proposing to eliminate it entirely seems utopian and naive. -David Graeber

What is sure is that the satellite view of our world and its evolution is now a common reality. -Olivier Theyskens

The consciousness of lucid dreaming is a cultural evolution. It's something that we are talking about and learning about, not biological evolution. -Stephen LaBerge

Each one of us decides to incarnate upon this planet at a particular point in time and space. We have chosen to come here to learn a particular lesson that will advance us upon our spiritual, evolutionary pathway. -Louise L. Hay

There is a quiet revolution going on in the study of the Bible. At its center is a growing awareness that the Bible is a work of literature and that the methods of literary scholarship are a necessary part of any complete study of the Bible. -Leland Ryken

The limits of sensory evolution in fish are defined very largely by their habitat. Water is physically supportive, carries some kinds of odour well, and is kind to sound – letting it travel several times faster than air will allow, but it inhibits other more personal kinds of communication. -Lyall Watson

Celebrated in the Bob Dylan ballad 'Joey,' Crazy Joe Gallo was a charismatic beatnik gangster whose forays into Greenwich Village in the 1960s inspired his bloody revolution against the Mafia. -Tom Folsom

I'm an investor in MakerBot, which is a good example of the 'thingiverse'. The idea of applying collaboration and rapid iteration to things that we interact with and hold in our hands every day is super revolutionary. -Matt Mullenweg

We could not have launched Causes without Facebook Platform, providing real identity and real friends. Facebook Platform was created so that experiences that are inherently social in our off-line lives could be brought online as an authentic expression of who we are; Facebook did this best in revolutionizing photo sharing. -Joe Green

Facebook is developing, and so are we. Timeline is a big step in the evolution of how we manage our identity online – and it's going to make a huge difference to Causes. You are building a monument to yourself and the things that are important to you. -Joe Green

Technological 'revolutions' don't really overthrow anything – they simply append a new and dynamic market to that which went before. -Nathan Myhrvold

I would love 'Awkward Black Girl' to be on television, with the right team of people who understand and get it. If 'Awkward Black Girl' could make it to HBO starring a dark-skinned black girl, that would be revolutionary. -Issa Rae

Teaching creationism in science class as an alternative to evolution is inappropriate. -Bill Nye

Evolution is a theory, and it's a theory that you can test. We've tested evolution in many ways. You can't present good evidence that says evolution is not a fact. -Bill Nye

We talk about the Internet. That comes from science. Weather forecasting. That comes from science. The main idea in all of biology is evolution. To not teach it to our young people is wrong. -Bill Nye

Revolution is born as a social entity within the oppressor society. -Paulo Freire

Manipulation, sloganizing, depositing, regimentation, and prescription cannot be components of revolutionary praxis, precisely because they are the components of the praxis of domination. -Paulo Freire

The doctrine of Jesus is the most revolutionary propaganda that I have ever encountered. -Lincoln Steffens

Every successful organization has to make the transition from a world defined primarily by repetition to one primarily defined by change. This is the biggest transformation in the structure of how humans work together since the Agricultural Revolution. -Bill Drayton

There's this long tradition of… even 'Where The Wild Things Are,' which many people consider the best kids' picture book of all time. It was considered revolutionary, and some libraries wouldn't carry it. But it's a classic because it taps into empowerment for kids, kids facing dangers and winning. -Henry Selick

Through our evolution, we're so specialized for social interaction. So, if you can really design robots that can interact with people, in this very natural, interpersonal way, I think that would be great. You wouldn't have to have people read manuals, in order to operate them. -Cynthia Breazeal

The old 7 Series, the E38, was an elegant car, an evolution of the classic BMW look. But it wasn't penetrating the luxury market as we desired. It just didn't have the presence to be noticed. -Chris Bangle

Jesus Christ to me, is probably the most compassionate and revolutionary thinker of all time. -Scott Fujita

Genomic science, as the newest frontier in scholarly research, is throwing open the door to a revolutionary way of approaching our health, the health and welfare of animals, and the sustainability of our environment. -John Sharp

There's a common criticism of evolutionary psychology that it's fatalistic and it dooms us to eternal strife, 'Why even try to work toward peace if we're just bloody killer apes and violence is in our genes?' -Steven Pinker

Commerce, trade and exchange make other people more valuable alive than dead, and mean that people try to anticipate what the other guy needs and wants. It engages the mechanisms of reciprocal altruism, as the evolutionary biologists call it, as opposed to raw dominance. -Steven Pinker

Human evolution, at first, seems extraordinary. How could the process that gave rise to slugs and oak trees and fish produce a creature that can fly to the moon and invent the Internet and cross the ocean in boats? -Steven Pinker

However much we might deplore the profit motive, or consumerist values, if everyone just wants i-Pods we would probably be better off than if they wanted class revolution. -Steven Pinker

I believe that architecture, as anything else in life, is evolutionary. Ideas evolve; they don't come from outer space and crash into the drawing board. -Bjarke Ingels

The revolutionary process by which all books, old and new, in all languages, will soon be available digitally, at practically no cost for storage and delivery, to a radically decentralized world-wide market at the click of a mouse, is irreversible. -Jason Epstein

When you deal with something like compassion for physical pain, which we know is very, very old in evolution – we can find evidence for it in nonhuman species – the brain processes it at a faster speed. Compassion for mental pain took many seconds longer. -Antonio Damasio

Many of us came away from our youth thinking that the story of the Revolution was that the Americans were patriots fighting the oppressive British. It was kind of good versus evil, liberty versus tyranny. When you get into it, you find that it was much more complicated. -Nathaniel Philbrick

Low-cost, high-grade coal, oil and natural gas – the backbone of the Industrial Revolution – will be a distant memory by 2050. Much higher-cost remnants will still be available, but they will not be able to drive our growth, our population and, most critically, our food supply as before. -Jeremy Grantham

We've only explored about 5% of our ocean. There are great discoveries yet to be made down there – fantastic creatures representing millions of years of evolution and possibly bioactive compounds that could benefit us in ways we can't even imagine. -Edith Widder

The creative principle is less about dogma and more about opening ourselves to the evolution of consciousness. -Alex Grey

My art has always been in response to visions. Rather than confine my subject to representations of the outer worlds, I include portrayals of the multi-dimensional imaginal realms that pull us toward consciousness evolution. -Alex Grey

It is possible to think that the Internet will be a net positive for society while admitting that there are significant downsides – after all, it's not a revolution if nobody loses. -Clay Shirky

At the Global Crop Diversity Trust, we work to conserve the diversity that will allow the adaptation and evolution of our agricultural crops in the context of climate change and other challenges. -Cary Fowler

While the revolution will be certainly televised, it strikes me that there is a strong possibility that the revolution will also be crowd-funded. -Alan Moore

Lady Gaga is the present and the future. She is the most revolutionary and inspirational artist. She is fearless and daring. -Donatella Versace

Putting together philosophy and children would have been difficult for most of history. But very fortunately for me, when I started graduate school there was a real scientific revolution taking place in developmental psychology. -Alison Gopnik

One of the most distinctive evolutionary features of human beings is our unusually long, protected childhood. -Alison Gopnik

I think we're going to move from a Homo sapiens into a Homo evolutis:… a hominid that takes direct and deliberate control over the evolution of his species, her species and other species. -Juan Enriquez

Pages on Facebook are allowed to be anonymous. That is really important. People start revolutions; we need anonymity. -Sheryl Sandberg

I have a theory that evolutionary biologists are more vain than particle physicists. -Robin Ince

Revolution may not be pro-Western or democratic. -Evgeny Morozov

If you want to plan a revolution, you never do it in public – the authorities show up and arrest everyone. -Evgeny Morozov

If you trace the history of mankind, our evolution has been mediated by technology, and without technology it's not really obvious where we would be. So I think we have always been cyborgs in this sense. -Evgeny Morozov

However revolutionary it may be, the Internet still hasn't altered the basic law of human communication: Being nice to your interlocutors is a good way to start any negotiations, particularly, when being hostile is an open invitation for a cyber-fight. -Evgeny Morozov

Would you like all of your Facebook friends to sift through your trash? A group of designers from Britain and Germany think that you might. Meet BinCam: a 'smart' trash bin that aims to revolutionize the recycling process. -Evgeny Morozov

My homeland of Belarus is an unlikely place for an Internet revolution. The country, controlled by authoritarian President Alexander Lukashenko since 1994, was once described by Condoleezza Rice as 'the last outpost of tyranny in Europe.' -Evgeny Morozov

The shelves of many evangelicals are full of books that point out the flaws in evolution, discuss it only as a theory, and almost imply that there's a conspiracy here to avoid the fact that evolution is actually flawed. All of those books, unfortunately, are based upon conclusions that no reasonable biologist would now accept. -Francis Collins

It is interesting that the U.S. has this very strong proportion of the population that rejects scientific conclusions about the age of the Earth and about evolutionary relationships between species, including humans. -Francis Collins

What is the evolutionary value of blushing? It seems not to be to our advantage to do it, to involuntarily reveal our inner emotions. If we're trying to manipulate or lie, actions in furtherance of individual goals as opposed to the goals of others, blushing would not seem to be helpful. And yet everyone blushes, except the psychopath. -Frans de Waal

We need to separate the process of evolution – which is, indeed, a self-serving process – and the actual motivations of animals. -Frans de Waal

I am the first Egyptian civilian president elected democratically, freely, following a great, peaceful revolution. -Mohammed Morsi

You know, Darwin said through natural selection things go gradually, and he was talking about pigeon's evolution or horses evolving, getting faster. But in fact if you look at evolution on a bigger scale, cosmic evolution and you look at culture evolution you see it jumps, it goes through phase changes, and that's very exciting. -Charles Jencks

Beautiful people are always with us, as evolutionary psychologists and a trip to the news-stand confirm. -Charles Jencks

Modernist architecture and town planning is inimical to human beings… based on the Darwinian concept that evolution is open ended, that there must always be something new and better. -Leon Krier

The story of 'Mirror Mirror' is in many ways a story about evolution. It's about the evolution of a child into an adult. It's about the evolution of those dwarves into something a little less rock-like, a little more humanoid. It's about the evolution of history, too, from the darkness of the Middle Ages into the light of the Age of Reason. -Gregory Maguire

It turns out that viruses evolve from each other, like everything else. So if you look at the evolutionary tree of viruses, you can find parts of their genome that haven't changed over evolutionary time. You can recognize what may be a new virus by identifying this little piece of their genome that hasn't changed and is represented on the chip. -Joseph DeRisi

When you say 'revolution' when you have only men outside, you know that something is going wrong. I'm not like a hardcore feminist, but I think that one of the things that makes the society advanced is equality between men and women. If half of the society is oppressed by the other half, it's not fine. -Marjane Satrapi

Revolutions just spread blood. Evolution – this is something that changes in the long term. -Marjane Satrapi

Since my worldview has expanded, I don't consider myself working class anymore, and I'm attracted to playing characters who go through a similar evolution. -James McAvoy

Masterpieces of art possess immense potential to advance a worldview that could help assuage the societal terrors posed by globalization, the most thoroughgoing socioeconomic upheaval since the Industrial Revolution, which has set off a pandemic of retrogressive nationalism, regional separatism, and religious extremism. -Martin Filler

Although prefabrication has a long history – the ancient Romans shipped pre-cut stone columns, pediments, and other architectural elements to their colonies in North Africa, where the numbered parts were reassembled into temples – the idea took on a new impetus with the technological advances of the Industrial Revolution. -Martin Filler

The whole market mechanism and its evolution is something that, I'm kind of of the Buffett School. You know, if I see a derivative, I run the other way. -Felix Rohatyn

In France you cannot not have lunch. If you stopped the French from having lunch, you will have a second revolution, I can tell you this. Not going to work – it is part of the French privilege. -Christian Louboutin

Capitalism is not so much an aberration as a step on an evolutionary path, and one that contains within it some of the answers to its own contradictions. -Geoff Mulgan

People have contemplated the origin and evolution of the universe since before the time of Aristotle. Very recently, the era of speculation has given way to a time of science. -George Smoot

When people really understand the Big Bang and the whole sweep of the evolution of the universe, it will be clear that humans are fairly insignificant. -George Smoot

As a general rule, biology tends to be conservative. It's rare that evolution 'invents' the same process several times. -Gero Miesenbock

The evolution of playground equipment has been to this ever safer, less challenging, less interesting assemblies of equipment. -Gever Tulley

Synchrotron light has revolutionized the field of protein crystallography. It has made it possible to look at much larger structures with much smaller crystals. -Gregory Petsko

The genomics revolution, proteomics, metabolomics, all of these 'omics' that sound so terrific on grants and on business plans. What we're doing is we are seizing control of our evolutionary future. I mean we're essentially using technology to just jam evolution into fast-forward. -Gregory Stock

Evolution is all about passing on the genome to the next generation, adapting and surviving through generation after generation. From an evolutionary point of view, you and I are like the booster rockets designed to send the genetic payload into the next level of orbit and then drop off into the sea. -Harvey V. Fineberg

The speed with which WikiLeaks went from niche interest to global prominence was a real-time example of the revolutionizing power of the digital age in which information can spread instantly across the globe through networked individuals. -Heather Brooke

Unwarranted search and seizure by the government officials was unacceptable to the American revolutionaries. Shouldn't it be unacceptable in the digital age, too? -Heather Brooke

Throughout evolution, ostracism was death indeed. -Helen Fisher

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