quotes tagged with 'movements'

Show me a family of readers, and I will show you the people who move the world.

Author: Napoleon Bonaparte, Source: UnknownSaved by ImaWriterIII in reading books movements napoleonbonaparte 9 years ago[save this] [permalink]

First they ignore you; then they ridicule you; then they fight you; then you win.

Author: Gandhi, Source: UnknownSaved by ImaWriterIII in revolution movements Gandhi 9 years ago[save this] [permalink]

As to the history of the revolution, my ideas may be peculiar, perhaps singular. What do we mean by the Revolution? The war? That was no part of the revolution; it was only an effect and consequence of it. The revolution was in the minds of the people, and this was effected from 1760 - 1775, in the course of fifteen years, before a drop of blood was shed at Lexington.

Author: John Adams, Source: letter to Thomas Jefferson, August 24, 1815Saved by ImaWriterIII in liberty tyranny revolution johnadams movements 9 years ago[save this] [permalink]

The things he [Ron Paul] is talking about don't have sound-bite answers.

Author: Ron Paul supporter, Source: For Liberty: How the Ron Paul Revolution Watered the Withered Tree of LibertySaved by ImaWriterIII in revolution ronpaul movements campaigns 9 years ago[save this] [permalink]

Ideas move countries; individuals don't, unless they're in the right place at the right time.

Author: Ron Paul, Source: For Liberty: How the Ron Paul Revolution Watered the Withered Tree of LibertySaved by ImaWriterIII in revolution leadership ronpaul movements 9 years ago[save this] [permalink]

And, my friends, in this story you have a history of this entire movement. First they ignore you. Then they ridicule you. And then they attack you and want to burn you. And then they build monuments to you.

Author: Gandhi, Source: UnknownSaved by ImaWriterIII in revolution movements Gandhi 9 years ago[save this] [permalink]

It does not require a majority to prevail, but rather an irate, tireless minority keen to set brush fires in people's minds.

Author: Samuel Adams, Source: UnknownSaved by ImaWriterIII in liberty freedom revolution samueladams majority minority movements 13 years ago[save this] [permalink]
Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it's the only thing that ever has.
Author: Margaret Mead, Source: UnknownSaved by ImaWriterIII in revolution leadership movements citizens MargaretMead 13 years ago[save this] [permalink]

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