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Top 85 Quotes About Uprising

#1. If we get to shoot the third one, which I'm really hoping we do, the third one's great. There's a big uprising and rebellion, and my character Gale's a big part of that. If we get to shoot that, I'll be very, very pleased. - Author: Liam Hemsworth
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#2. Because revolution - armed uprising - requires not only dissatisfaction but aggressiveness. A revolutionist has to be willing to fight and die - or he's just a parlor pink. If you separate out the aggressive ones and make them the sheep dogs, the sheep will never give you trouble. - Author: Robert A. Heinlein
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#3. Revolt is the violence of an entire people; rebellion the unruliness of an individual or an uprising by a minority; both are spontaneous and blind. Revolution is both planned and spontaneous, a science and an art. - Author: Octavio Paz
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#4. Love is an act of sedition, a revolt against reason, an uprising in the body politic, a private mutiny. - Author: Diane Ackerman
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#5. The coffers are full of money and equipment for the Ferguson Police and the Missouri National Guard to put down a potential uprising, but no money for actually uplifting the people of Ferguson, St. Louis, Missouri and around the nation. - Author: Jesse Jackson
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#6. But even if all of us meet terrible ends, something happened on that stage tonight that can't be undone. We victors staged our own uprising, and maybe, just maybe, the Capitol won't be able to contain this one. - Author: Suzanne Collins
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#7. This is the generation whose first cry of life was the Hungarian uprising. - Author: Joseph Brodsky
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#8. Why after the dust settles, someone has to come by and blow at it, stirring it up into the air again? - Author: Anthony Liccione
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#9. Habit is thus the enormous fly-wheel of society, its most precious conservative agent. It alone is what keeps us all within the bounds of ordinance. - Author: William James
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#10. Civil movements and riots are as old as human civilization. Long before Twitter was created, mobilization of the discontented was mouth-to-mouth, or even by 'smoke signals' to gather the uprising against established political power. - Author: Eduardo Paes
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#11. I just came from South Africa, a place that had been in a perpetual uprising since 1653, so the uprising had become a way of life in our culture and we grew up with rallies and strikes and marches and boycotts. - Author: Hugh Masekela
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#12. the machines slowly rebuilding with recent history, having been wiped completely during the uprising. Access - Author: Hugh Howey
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#13. When men imagine a female uprising, they imagine a world in which women rule men as men have ruled women. - Author: Sally Kempton
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#14. We were ordered out to quell an uprising of the Indians, and were out for several days, had numerous skirmishes during which six of the soldiers were killed and several severely wounded. - Author: Calamity Jane
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#15. An uprising of the reasonable is our only chance. - Author: Keith Olbermann
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#16. Revolution is not the uprising against preexisting order, but the setting up of a new order contradictory to the traditional one - Author: Jose Ortega Y Gasset
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#17. The enthusiastic uprising of the people in our cause, is our great reliance; and we can not safely give it any check, even thoughit overflows, and runs in channels not laid down in any chart. - Author: Abraham Lincoln
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#18. You probably found 'How to Survive a Robot Uprising' in the humor section. Let's just hope that is where it belongs. - Author: Daniel H. Wilson
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#19. Ours is the old, old story of every uprising race or class or order. The work of elevation must be wrought by ourselves or not at all. - Author: Frances Power Cobbe
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#20. It's absurd to think of 'Pride and Prejudice,' this classic, beloved book, beset with a zombie uprising. The goal is to make you suspend your disbelief enough to allow you to get lost in the story and believe what you're reading for a while. - Author: Seth Grahame-Smith
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#21. Personally, I'm not afraid of a robot uprising. The benefits far outweigh the threats. - Author: Daniel H. Wilson
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#22. Promise Keepers was looking for a movement that can actualize the hope of Jesus, the hope that we see. And 'Uprising' was what they were looking for. - Author: Erwin McManus
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#23. Even the most subjected person has moments of rage and resentment so intense that they respond, they act against. There is an inner uprising that leads to rebellion, however short- lived. It may be only momentary but it takes place. That space within oneself where resistance is possible remains. - Author: Bell Hooks
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#24. Strings of language extend in every direction to bind the world into a rushing, ribald whole. - Author: Donald Barthelme
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#25. I kept seeing turning points. First the uprising. Then the creation of the Free Syrian Army, the FSA. Now a big assassination bombing in the heart of Assad's government. But the turn never came. It just got worse and worse. - Author: Richard Engel
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#26. In Detroit, in July of 1967, what happened was no less than a guerrilla uprising.
The Second American Revolution. - Author: Jeffrey Eugenides
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#27. One revolution is still necessary: the one that will not end with the rule of its leader. It will be the revolution against revolutions, the uprising of all peaceable individuals, who will become soldiers for once so that neither they nor anyone else will ever have to be a soldier again. - Author: Jose Marti
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#28. My ancestors include Monahwee, who was one of the leaders in the Red Stick War, which was the largest Indian uprising in history, and Osceola, who refused to sign a treaty with the United States. - Author: Joy Harjo
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#29. As artists and professionals, it is our obligation to enact our own internal revolution, a private insurrection inside our own skulls. In this uprising we free ourselves from the tyranny of consumer culture. - Author: Steven Pressfield
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#30. Whoever thinks of stopping the uprising before it achieves its goals, I will give him ten bullets in the chest. - Author: Yasser Arafat
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#31. There's a full-court press to put down an uprising around Ferguson, but no preparation for lifting up the people there. - Author: Jesse Jackson
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#32. It no longer counts as remarkable that Egyptians organized their uprising on social media. - Author: Barton Gellman
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#33. Those who are opposed to armed uprising ... must be ruthlessly kicked out as enemies, traitors and cowards. - Author: Vladimir Lenin
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#34. My father is Hungarian and moved to Britain during the uprising, and my Spanish mum comes from Galicia; they moved here at the end of the Fifties. - Author: Anton Du Beke
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#35. In Stalinism the tragedy is that its origin is some kind of radical emancipatory project. In the origins you had a kind of workers' uprising; the true enigma is how this project of emancipation went so wrong. - Author: Slavoj Zizek
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#36. The most regretful people on earth are those who felt the call to creative work, who felt their own creative power restive and uprising, and gave to it neither power nor time. - Author: Mary Oliver
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#37. Whether for good or for bad, the Iran that ultimately rises out of the ashes of last summer's uprising will be unlike the Iran we know today, and for that we can thank the Green Movement, not another round of useless sanctions. - Author: Reza Aslan
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#38. The young people are the ones who most quickly identify with the struggle and the necessity to eliminate the evil conditions that exist. - Author: Malcolm X
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#39. Enjolras caught glimpses of a luminous uprising under the dark skirts of the future. - Author: Victor Hugo
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#40. Hazrat Mahal, Begum of Oudh, during the national liberation uprising of 1857-59 in India headed the rebels. - Author: Karl Marx
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#41. The 1916 uprising was kind of the most important rebellion in Ireland's fight for independence that had been going on for 700 years. So it's a very important moment in history for us. - Author: Saoirse Ronan
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#42. More people died as a result of the tiny abortive Easter Uprising against British rule in Ireland (1916) than died as a result of political violence in Germany during the entire National Socialist revolution. - Author: Adolf Hitler
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#43. Obama supporters pretended that his 2008 campaign was some sort of populist uprising even as Wall Street overwhelmingly supported his candidacy. - Author: Glenn Greenwald
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#44. The possession of unnecessary implements makes difficult the collection of taxes and dues and tends to foment uprisings. - Author: Toyotomi Hideyoshi
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#45. The air's warm with hopeful hints of spring in it. Spring would be a good time for an uprising, I think. Everyone feels less vulnerable once winter passes. - Author: Suzanne Collins
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#46. There is no uprising, not really, there's just a gradual leak. Just the people who know, who want out. She smiled. - Author: Hugh Howey
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#47. It's hard to wipe your eyes when you have whirring buzzsaws for hands. - Author: Daniel H. Wilson
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#48. It is a democratic uprising. I'd say a democratic revolution against imperialism and against capitalism. So the agreements between us, more than that, any cooperation means unconditional credit, while the US and some capitalist countries want to help us under conditions, under blackmail. - Author: Evo Morales
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#49. New every morning is the love Our waking and uprising prove, Through sleep and darkness safely brought, Restored to life and power and thought. - Author: John Keble
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#50. Two's company and three's a crowd, but seven can be an uprising. And the seven can become 70 or 700 or 7000 very quickly if the sense of being wronged is felt broadly and truly enough. - Author: Michael Leunig
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#51. The present Arab uprising didn't stem from Israel. The old guard is trying to keep down the young chickens. The old guard is better organized. They may win elections, but unless they have a solution to poverty, to corruption, to oppression, they will not last. I am with the young people. - Author: Shimon Peres
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#52. Even though there's these songs and whoever the hell put it in the internet, if there's any good riffs in them, we raped the songs and put in the new ones. - Author: Kerry King
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#53. What is to prevent, say, an uprising? - Author: Suzanne Collins
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#54. To the reactionary ear every whispered criticism of the elite classes has always sounded like the opening shot of an uprising. - Author: Richard Hofstadter
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#55. The people of the various provinces are strictly forbidden to have in their possession any swords, bows, spears, firearms or other types of arms. The possession of these elements makes difficult the collection of taxes and dues, and tends to permit uprising. - Author: Toyotomi Hideyoshi
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#56. Don't forget that the peace treaties with Egypt and later with Jordan have already survived several tests: two wars with Lebanon, two Palestinian uprisings, the attack on Gaza, the murder of Egyptian President Anwar Sadat. - Author: Tom Segev
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#57. She once led this secret uprising to switch the voice boxes of Barbies and G.I. Joes. When they hit the shelves, G.I. Joe said, 'Let's go shopping!' and Barbie said, 'The enemy must be overtaken.'
I laugh. "No way."
"Yes way. Sex-role stereotyping in children's toys, all that. - Author: Deb Caletti
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#58. The uprising in Egypt was initiated by the young generation. The uprising achieved two things. One is it made the lives of dictators impossible. Today, if you are looking for a safe job, don't become a dictator. - Author: Shimon Peres
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#59. I think within a year or so, perhaps, if 9/11 had not happened, in Afghanistan would have been a very broad-based general uprising against the Taliban. - Author: Ahmed Rashid
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#60. Hayden shouts, "To the new Teen Uprising! - Author: Neal Shusterman
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#61. In the early years of the Uprising, we survived on one meal a day of horse meat and soup, but by the end we ate only dried peas, dogs, cats and birds. - Author: Diane Ackerman
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#62. I think I'm still chewing on my years as a foreign correspondent. I found myself covering catastrophes - war, uprising, famine, refugee crises - and witnessing how people were affected by dire situations. When I find a story from the past, I bring some of those lessons to bear on the narrative. - Author: Geraldine Brooks
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#63. I mean, what if they're us from the future?"
"And it's like The Terminator, right?" I said, rolling my eyes.
"They've come to stop the uprising of the machines. Or maybe they are the machines. Maybe it's Skynet. - Author: Rick Yancey
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#64. To clasp the hands in prayer is the beginning of an uprising against the disorder of the world. - Author: Karl Barth
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#65. I want to become the favorite song of my own uprising. I want to see the most forgotten, unused part of my soul the one which for years I kept closed out of spite, find the courage to go up to my mind and start writing liberation slogans across its highest fences. - Author: Angelos Michalopoulos
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#66. Without the United States, there simply would not have been an armed uprising in our country. - Author: Daniel Ortega
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#67. His [Marx's] most explosive and indeed most original contribution to the cause of revolution was that he interpreted the compelling needs of mass poverty in political terms as an uprising, not for the sake of bread or wealth, but for the sake of freedom as well. - Author: Hannah Arendt
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#68. Dramatic uprising of stupidity can start from nowhere and only be seen when it reaches it's climax. - Author: Auliq Ice
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#69. In the vacuum of authority following the demonstrations' initial success, factions from the pre-uprising period are often in a position to shape the outcome. - Author: Henry Kissinger
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#70. I wrote six nonfiction books before getting into narrative fiction with 'Robopocalypse,' including 'How to Survive a Robot Uprising.' My goal all along was to start writing fiction, and I guess one day I'd just had enough. - Author: Daniel H. Wilson
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#71. The Despot is Master only as long as he is the strongest, and as soon as he can be driven out he cannot protest against violence. The uprising that ends by strangling or dethroning a Sultan is as Lawful an act as those by which he disposed, the day before, of the lives and goods of his Subjects. - Author: Jean-Jacques Rousseau
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#72. Out- out are the lights- out all! And, over each quivering form,
The curtain, a funeral pall,
Comes down with the rush of a storm,
While the angels, all pallid and wan,
Uprising, unveiling, affirm
That the play is the tragedy, "Man,"
And its hero the Conqueror Worm. - Author: Edgar Allan Poe
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#73. Post-structuralism is among other things a kind of theoretical hangover from the failed uprising of '68, a way of keeping the revolution warm at the level of language, blending the euphoric libertarianism of that moment with the stoical melancholia of its aftermath. - Author: Terry Eagleton
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#74. [In case of zombie uprising] Marxists and Feminists would likely sympathize more with zombies. To Marxists, the undead symbolize the oppressed proletariat. Unless the zombies were all undead white males, feminists would likely welcome the posthuman smashing of existing patriarchal structures. - Author: Daniel W. Drezner
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#75. Hanna Krall's book Shielding the Flame drew on the experience of Dr. Marek Edelman, who before he died in 2009 was the sole survivor of the five-person command that led the April 1943 Warsaw Ghetto Uprising. - Author: Chris Hedges
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#76. You show me a highly unequal society, and I will show you a police state. Or an uprising. There are no counterexamples. None. It's not if, it's when. - Author: Nick Hanauer
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#77. There was a prison uprising at Alcatraz, and I drove the Marines over there in a landing craft to quell the riot. I am the only serviceman I know with an American Theatre ribbon. - Author: Bud Grant
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#78. The IRS targeting certain groups for harassment because of their politics would be unfair. If we found out the NSA was keeping special tabs on everyone who worshiped at a mosque or took a Bible trip through the Middle East, you'd have an uprising. - Author: Gail Collins
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#79. Since governments take the right of death over their people, it is not astonishing if the people should sometimes take the right of death over governments.
[On Water] - Author: Guy De Maupassant
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#80. An uprising would punish only the country, and that is out of the question. But there is yet another approach, the most effectiveform of resistance: contemptuous compliance. - Author: Franz Grillparzer
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#81. The Provisional Government had lost effective military control of the capital a full two days before the armed uprising began. This was the essential fact of the whole insurrection: without it one cannot explain the ease of the Bolshevik victory. - Author: Orlando Figes
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#82. They will not force us
They will stop degrading us
They will not control us
We will be victorious - Author: Muse
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#83. There's no doubt about it that Mubarak has been indeed a partner with Israel, but there's also no doubt about something else. Conditions in Egypt were getting worse and worse, and it was almost just a matter of time before the popular uprising started. - Author: Anthony Weiner
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#84. 'Robopocalypse' explores the intertwined fates of regular people who face a future filled with murderous machines. It follows them as humanity foments the robot uprising, fails to recognize the coming storm, and then is rocked to the core by methodical, crippling attacks. - Author: Daniel H. Wilson
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#85. Law is justice. In this proposition a simple and enduring government can be conceived. And I defy anyone to say how even the thought of revolution, of insurrection, of the slightest uprising could arise against a government whose organized force was confined only to suppressing injustice. - Author: Frederic Bastiat
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