Revolt Quotes

Most popular revolt quotes

All art is a revolt against man's fate.

fate art

You can't mine coal without machine guns.
Rebellion without truth is like spring in a bleak, arid desert.
Every great advance in natural knowledge has involved the absolute rejection of authority.


There are not enough jails, not enough police, not enough courts to enforce a law not supported by the people.

law rebels

The people who are the most militant are often the ones who were least involved when things were tough and dangerous.
Anyone who takes it on himself, on his own authority, to break a bad law, thereby authorizes everyone else to break the good ones.


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.


We've got to revolt in such a way that after revolt is over we can live with people as their brothers and their sisters. Our aim must never be to defeat them or humiliate them.

civil rights movement

We have petitioned, and our petitions have been scorned; we have entreated, and our entreaties have been disregarded; we have begged, and they have mocked when our calamity came. We beg no longer; we entreat no more; we petition no more. We defy them.