Quotes of Dissident

“ Every revolution ends by becoming either an oppressor or a heretic. ”

- Albert Camus

“ Freedom is always the freedom of dissenters. ”

- Rosa Luxemburg

“ We don't want to deal with a separatist party. ”

- Helen Clark

“ He drew a circle that shut me out — Heretic, rebel, a thing to flout. But Love and I had the wit to win: We drew a circle that took him in. ”

- Edwin Markham

“ Comedy is the last refuge of the nonconformist mind. ”

- Gilbert Seldes

“ True literature can exist only where it is created, not by diligent and trustworthy functionaries, but by madmen, hermits, heretics, dreamers, rebels, and skeptics. ”

- Yevgeny Zamyatin

“ There is nothing in the whole world so unbecoming to a woman as a Nonconformist conscience. ”

- Oscar Wilde

“ Every revolutionary ends by becoming either an oppressor or a heretic. ”

- Albert Camus

“ I'm not a separatist. The imagination is integrative. That's how you make the new — by putting something else with what you've got. And I'm unashamedly an American integrationist. ”

- Ralph Ellison

“ Why do you have to be a nonconformist like everybody else? ”

- James Thurber

“ The Soviet Union is going to have a human-rights explosion. You'll have hundreds of thousands of dissidents. ”

- Andrew Young

“ Every revolutionary ends up by becoming either an oppressor or a heretic. ”

- Albert Camus

“ Talent... is most likely to be found among non-conformists, dissenters, and rebels. ”

- David Ogilvy

“ A virtuous heretic shall be saved before a wicked Christian. ”

- Benjamin Franklin

“ Every revolutionary ends up either by becoming an oppressor or a heretic. ”

- Albert Camus

“ It is satisfying for the descendant of a dissident refugee from Elizabeth I to present his credentials to Elizabeth II. ”

- Kingman Brewster

“ Anyone who's ever significantly changed the course of humanity has either been a Crackpot, a Heretic, or a Dissident. In the case of Albert Einstein, he was all three! ”

- Carl Edward Sagan

“ It is the soldier, not the reporter, who has given us the freedom of the press. It is the soldier, not the poet, who has given us freedom of speech. It is the soldier, not the agitator, who has given us the freedom to protest. It is the soldier who salutes the flag, serves beneath the flag, whose coffin is draped by the flag, who gives that protester the freedom to abuse and burn that flag. ”

- Zell Miller

“ There is nothing in the resolution, as I read it, that contemplates. I agree with the Senator that that is the last thing we would want to do. However, the language of the resolution would not prevent it. It would authorize whatever the Commander in Chief feels is necessary. ”

- James William Fulbright

“ In Miami, there were only a couple thousand protesters in a city that is heavily Republican and includes a lot of right-wing terrorists. It was favorable territory for the police. They had the protesters outnumbered 10-1. ”

- Tom Hayden
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