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Quiet Revolution Quotes


"I can't imagine Revolution being quiet, unassuming, or bashful" - Immortal Technique

"I'm quiet." - Terry Bradshaw

"We are moving people from welfare to work. On welfare, we launch a quiet revolution." - William J Clinton

"[Librarians] are subversive. You think they're just sitting there at the desk, all quiet and everything. They're like plotting the revolution, man. I wouldn't mess with them." - Michael Moore

"Being quiet is the loudest remark." - Anthony Liccione

"A grave is such a quiet place." - Edna St Vincent Millay

"In quiet moments, I love to read." - Lauren Tarshis

"Women must become revolutionary. This cannot be evolution but revolution." - Shirley Chisholm

"He who serves a revolution ploughs a sea." - Simon Bolivar

"Those who won our independence by revolution were not cowards." - Louis D Brandeis

"We heard of White & Green Revolution but now we need a Blue Revolution & harness the potential in fisheries sector." - Narendra Modi

"We will have to embark on a change so radical, a revolution so quiet and yet so total, that it will go far beyond the programme for a parliament" - Edward Heath

"We will have to embark on a change so radical, a revolution so quiet and yet so total, that it will go far beyond the programme for a parliament." - Edward Heath

"In 1986, human nature in America started to change. That year, 'The Oprah Winfrey Show,' based in Chicago, became nationally syndicated, and the country entered the beginning stages of a quiet cultural revolution." - Lee Siegel

"If you cannot be positive, then at least be quiet." - Joel Osteen

"Conscience: that quiet voice which whispers that someone is watching." - Julian Tuwim

"Hanging on in quiet desperation is the English way." - Roger Waters

"Quiet the mind, and the soul will speak." - Ma Jaya Sati Bhagavati

"Better a quiet death than a public misfortune." - Proverbs

"I was always a relatively quiet and introspective kid." - Charles M Blow

"The strongest rebellion may be expressed in quiet, undramatic behavior." - Benjamin Spock

"Everybody's talking trash these days, so why not keep quiet?" - Dennis Rodman

"The good and the wise lead quiet lives." - Euripides

"Those revolutions are not strictly incessant; they occur in discrete rushes which are separated from each other by spans of comparative quiet. The process as a whole works incessantly however, in the sense that there always is either revolution or absorption of the results of revolution, both together forming what are known as business cycles." - Joseph A Schumpeter

"Human rights did not begin with the French Revolution...[they] really stem from a mixture of Judaism and Christianity...[we English] had 1688, our quiet revolution, where Parliament exerted its will over the was not the sort of Revolution that France's was...'Liberty, equality, fraternity' - they forgot obligations and duties I think. And then of course the fraternity went missing for a long time." - Margaret Thatcher

"Mama says it's okay to be on the quiet side-if quiet means you're listening, watching, taking it all in." - Jacqueline Woodson

"The day knowledge was preferred to wisdom and mere usefulness to beauty.... Only a moral revolution - not a social or a political revolution - only a moral revolution would lead man back to his lost truth." - Simone De Beauvoir

"Every revolution eventually needs a new revolution." - Camille Paglia

"Every revolution has its counter-revolution." - Mary Ritter Beard

"Online is a revolution. The Internet is a revolution. And we should be revolutionary in the content that we put on it rather than derivative." - Shane Smith

"Quiet is peace. Tranquility. Quiet is turning down the volume knob on life. Silence is pushing the off button. Shutting it down. All of it." - Khaled Hosseini

"We need quiet time to examine our lives openly and honestly - spending quiet time alone gives your mind an opportunity to renew itself and create order." - Susan L Taylor

"The revolution starts now." - Steve Earle

"Revolution is obstructed evolution." - Myrtle Reed

"...every successful quality revolution has included the participation of upper management. We know of no exceptions." - Joseph M. Juran

"Exported revolution is nonsense." - Joseph Stalin

"If not for John Adams leading a revolution against Great Britain...This would be the BAFTAs." - Tom Hanks

"Revolution is everywhere, in everything. It is infinite. There is no final revolution, no final number. The social revolution is only one of an infinite number of numbers: the law of revolution is not a social law, but an immeasurably greater one. It is a cosmic, universal law - like the laws of the conservation of energy and of the dissipation of energy (entropy)." - Yevgeny Zamyatin

"Let the revolution begin." - Ron Paul

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

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

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

"No revolution without sexual revolution. No sexual revolution without homosexual revolution." - Bruce LaBruce

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

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

"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

"If you give up your quiet life, the bow of Cupid will lose its power." - Ovid

"Both of us were quiet with the recognition that something was ending, and something was beginning." - Lisa Kleypas

"The birds are silent in the woods. / Just wait: soon enough / You will be quiet too" - Robert Hass

"Deep rivers run quiet." - Haruki Murakami

"No writer is a quiet reader, for their reading will speak of their writing." - Anthony Liccione

"People who take the time to be alone usually have depth, originality, and quiet reserve." - John Miller

"The quiet hour of prayer is one of the most favorable opportunities" - Ole Hallesby

"What the banker sighs for, the meanest clown may have-leisure and a quiet mind." - Henry David Thoreau

"Quiet! I'm expressing myself!" - Ryan Stiles

"Quiet moments recharge me." - Alicia Keys

"Mistake not. Those pleasures are not pleasures that trouble the quiet and tranquillity of thy life." - Jeremy Taylor

"After these two, Dr. Diet and Dr. Quiet, Dr. Merriman is requisite to preserve health." - James Howell

"And lo, The Hospital, grey, quiet, old, Where Life and Death like friendly chafferers meet." - William Ernest Henley

"Noble men in the quiet of morning hear Indians singing the continent's violent requiem." - William Dunbar

"lucid and quiet his voice hovered above the listeners, like a light, like a starry sky." - Hermann Hesse

"Dissent is what rescues democracy from a quiet death behind closed doors." - Lewis H Lapham

"To stay quiet is as political an act as speaking out." - Arundhati Roy

"Talent develops in quiet, alone; character is sharpened in the torrent of the world." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"Try to arrange things so that you can have a reasonable bit of quiet every day." - Evelyn Underhill

"God is much in the difficult home problems as in the times of quiet and prayer." - Evelyn Underhill

"When it is possible, I choose to have a quiet life." - Diego Della Valle

"I'm a fairly quiet and private person. So I haven't sought publicity." - Mark Walter

"God never did make a more calm, quiet, innocent recreation than angling." - Izaak Walton

"Off stage, I'm very quiet and very reserved and kind of shy." - Tessanne Chin

"When an introvert is quiet, don't assume he is depressed, snobbish or socially deficient." - Laurie Helgoe

"Finding some quiet time in your life, I think, is hugely important." - Mariel Hemingway

"Beyonce in real life is actually quite quiet and very sweet." - Tom Ford

"Happiness means quiet nerves." - W C Fields

"I enjoy spending time at home or going out for a quiet meal in a restaurant." - Jamie Redknapp

"I'm quiet, and I don't enjoy watching horror flicks, so am I like Zeke? No way." - Josh Hartnett

"All men's miseries derive from not being able to sit in a quiet room alone." - Blaise Pascal

"War will bring the revolution; revolution will stop the war," - Jhumpa Lahiri

"* The revolution of consciousness is connected to the food revolution" - Bryant H Mcgill

"The real revolution is the revolution of values" - Peter Joseph

"Revolution should be Syrian, cannot be revolution imported from abroad." - Bashar al-Assad

"Citizens, did you want a revolution without revolution?" - Maximilien Robespierre

"A revolution without dancing is not a revolution worth having." - Emma Goldman

"I believe in permanent revolution." - Germaine Greer

"Real revolution starts with learning..." - Tim McIlrath

"Revolution means turning the wheel." - Igor Stravinsky

"Reform is Chinas second revolution." - Deng Xiaoping

"The object is for everyone to do their own thing, but the thing is to make one's thing the Revolution." - Eldridge Cleaver

"I was born in revolution." - Mother Jones

"The revolution begins at home." - Cherrie Moraga

"Cooking is revolution and creation ..." - Simone De Beauvoir

"No revolution succeeds without sacrifice." - Diana Palmer

"Revolution begins with one step" - Tablo

"There can be conscious revolution." - Ram Dass

"What do you think has been the effect of the French revolution? It is too early to tell." - Mao Zedong

"All machinery is derived from nature, and is founded on the teaching and instruction of the revolution of the firmament." - Vitruvius

"Revolution is not something outside of us, but inside us, begging for our engagement every single day." - Terry Tempest Williams

"The revolution will be televised." - Snoop Dogg

"Revolution begins in the kitchen." - Helen Garner

"is either plagiarism or revolution." - Paul Gauguin

"Universal suffrage is counter-revolution." - Pierre-Joseph Proudhon

"Reform is China's second revolution." - Deng Xiaoping

"I was born in revolution." - Mary Harris Jones

"We led the industrial revolution, the White revolution, now its time for a cultural revolution." - Narendra Modi

"The Revolution was effected before the War commenced. The Revolution was in the minds and hearts of the people; a change in their religious sentiments of their duties and obligations. This radical change in the principles, opinions, sentiments, and affections of the people, was the real American Revolution." - John Adams

"The information revolution will lead us through a knowledge revolution to the wisdom revolution." - Talal Abu-Ghazaleh

"There is a movement happening, a quiet one. A low-profile, low-resolution revolution. Comprised of writers and dreamers, of guerrilla artists and thought-ninjas. Those with something to say. They communicate through text inscribed on true public spaces, rather than blogs and forums. Choosing fewer words, even without being bound by 140 character limits. Using ink instead of pixels. Sending messages in living, breathing space. Pens scream louder into the void. Even if permanent ink is not aptly named." - Erin Morgenstern

"I really didn't realize the librarians were, you know, such a dangerous group. They are subversive. You think they're just sitting there at the desk, all quiet and everything. They're like plotting the revolution, man. I wouldn't mess with them. You know, they've had their budgets cut. They're paid nothing. Books are falling apart. The libraries are just like the ass end of everything, right?" - Michael Moore

"The Constitutional framers were peace men; but they preferred revolution to peaceful submission to bondage. They were quiet men; but they did not shrink from agitating against oppression. They showed forbearance; but that they knew its limits. They believed in order; but not in the order of tyranny. With them, nothing was "settled" that was not right. With them, justice, liberty and humanity were "final;" not slavery and oppression." - Frederick Douglass

"If I'm going to die, the best way to prepare is to quiet my mind and open my heart. If I'm going to live, the best way to prepare for it is to quiet my mind and open my heart." - Ram Dass

"Meditation is not a way of making your mind quiet. It is a way of entering into the quiet that is already there-buried under the 50,000 thoughts the average person thinks every day." - Deepak Chopra

"I have never known a cat that couldn't quiet me down just by walking slowly past my chair." - Rod Mckuen

"Quiet cunning bested boastful brawn" - Walter Kirn

"True bravery is quiet, undemonstrative." - Philip Sidney

"Take time to be quiet." - Zig Ziglar

"Prowling his own quiet backyard or asleep by the fire, he is still only a whisker away from the wilds." - Jean Burden

"Character is formed, not by laws, commands, and decrees, but by quiet influence, unconscious suggestion and personal guidance." - Marion LeRoy Burton

"Gentle words, quiet words, are after all the most powerful words. They are more convincing, more compelling, more prevailing." - Washington Gladden

"Wisdom grows in quiet places." - Austin O'Malley

"I have learned to prize the quiet, lightning deed, not the applauding thunder at its heels that men call fame." - Alexander Smith

"The nicest gifts are those left, nameless and quiet, unburdened with love, or vanity, or the desire for attention." - Anne Morrow Lindbergh

"Hawthorn, white and odorous with blossom, framing the quiet fields, and swaying flowers and grasses, and the hum of bees." - F. S Flint

"Truth hath a quiet breast." - William Shakespeare

"In the soil of the quick fix is the seed of a new problem, because our quiet wisdom is unavailable." - Wayne Muller

"The act of quiet nighttime talking, illustrates for me more than anything else the curious alchemy of companionship." - Elizabeth Gilbert

"They think we're intelligent. So, Marco, keep quiet. We don't want them to learn the truth." Rachel" - Katherine Applegate

"A quiet morning with a loving God puts the events of the upcoming day into proper perspective." - Janette Oke

"I didn't mind the quiet stretches. It was like we were trying out the idea of being side by side." - Aimee Bender

"Music makes a quiet mind." - Patrick Mcgoohan

"I know myself know; and I feel within me a peace above all earthly dignities, a still and quiet conscience." - William Shakespeare

"Meditate. Live purely. Be quiet. Do your work with mastery. Like the moon, come out from behind the clouds! Shine." - Buddha

"That is the happiest conversation where there is no competition, no vanity, but a calm quiet interchange of sentiments." - Samuel Johnson

"I lived in solitude in the country and noticed how the monotony of a quiet life stimulates the creative mind." - Albert Einstein

"What is this Death? - a quiet of the heart? The whole of that of which we are a part?" - Lord Byron

"Immortals are what you wanted, said Thor in a low, quiet voice. Immortals are what you got." - Douglas Adams

"In quiet places, reason abounds." - Adlai Stevenson

"A quiet mind cureth all." - Robert A. Burton

"The world is quiet here." - Daniel Handler

"If there were a little more silence, if we all kept quiet...maybe we could understand something." - Federico Fellini

"...even the donkeys were quiet." - Christopher Paolini

"Quiet is better than loud." - Dieter Rams

"The seas are quiet when the winds give o'er; So calm are we when passions are no more!" - Edmund Waller

"When you know something in your heart, you better not be quiet about it. You better speak out about it." - Zach Wamp

"I enjoy the quiet life." - Martin Yan

"I like a quiet life." - Wendy Cope

"I'm the quiet bass player." - Colin Hanks

"The big dramas that fascinate me are the quiet ones that happen behind closed doors in so-called ordinary families." - Joyce Maynard

"All quiet along the Potomac." - George B Mcclellan

"Anything for a quiet life." - Thomas Middleton

"In fact at home I sometimes like to be quiet and hear the sounds of the world outside." - Brenda Blethyn



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