Radicals quotes:

  • Radicals can be found in any environment. -- Vladimir Putin
  • Christ is the prince of Reformers and Radicals. -- Henry David Thoreau
  • I met the Radicals and we liked each other reciprocally. -- Emma Bonino
  • Radicals don't care about the institutions. They are looking for an ideological crusade. Traditions don't matter. -- Norman Ornstein
  • Radicals are only to be feared when you try to suppress them. You must demonstrate that you will use the best of what they offer. -- Frank Herbert
  • The Prince was written by Machiavelli for the Haves on how to hold power. Rules for Radicals is written for the Have-Nots on how to take it away. -- Saul Alinsky
  • Radicals must be resilient, adaptable to shifting political circumstances, and sensitive enough to the process of action and reaction to avoid being trapped by their own tactics and forced to travel a road not of their choosing. -- Saul Alinsky
  • Radicals are not going to disappear. They're going to go underground. They're going to be hardened. And they're not going to be exposed to contrary ideas made by educated people who can make real, convincing, and persuasive arguments to deradicalise these people. -- Edward Snowden
  • Do not let the Obama administration fool you with all their cunning Alinsky methods. And if you don't know what that method is, I implore you to get the book 'Rules for Radicals,' by Saul Alinsky. Mr. Obama is very well trained in these methods. -- Jon Voight
  • No question about that, the radicals are in charge. -- Dixie Lee Ray
  • In museums and palaces we are alternate radicals and conservatives. -- Henry James
  • Nobody but radicals have ever accomplished anything in a great crisis. -- James A. Garfield
  • A conservative is one who admires radicals centuries after they're dead. -- Leo Rosten
  • Many professors are Marxists or other varieties of radicals who hate America. -- Phyllis Schlafly
  • The healthy stomach is nothing if it is not conservative. Few radicals have good digestions. -- Samuel Butler
  • Every movement has radicals. But the important thing is that the radicals are not the leaders. -- Warren Farrell
  • A lot of people don't understand the Black Panthers Party's relationship with white mother country radicals. -- Fred Hampton
  • Activating oxygen can produce compounds called radicals that put oxidative stress on cells. Such stress could ultimately lead to cancer and other diseases. -- John Simon
  • Whenever anyone challenges anything, the powers that be try to paint them as extremists or radicals or whatever. And I think that's actually nonsense. -- Bill McKibben
  • They are scared that the BBC or CNN may call them radicals, so they remain soft instead. The problem lies there, with the Muslim leaders, not the Muslim masses. -- Abu Bakar Bashir
  • Generally young men are regarded as radicals. This is a popular misconception. The most conservative persons I ever met are college undergraduates. The radicals are the men past middle life. -- Woodrow Wilson
  • The human brain is at particularly high risk for damage by free radicals because of its high degree of metabolism compared to other tissues, while lacking the levels of antioxidant protection found elsewhere in the body. -- David Perlmutter
  • The media only wants to get the view of the flaming radicals because they make better copy than those of us who are more sensible. I'm a feminist and I think I've done a lot of good. -- Betty Dodson
  • In the 1970s, many intellectuals had become political radicals. Marxism was correct, liberalism was for wimps, and Marx had pronounced that 'the ruling ideas of each age have ever been the ideas of its ruling class.' -- Steven Pinker
  • A real totalitarianism is at work in the world and wants to impose its views not only on Arab Muslims, but on the West. The same way that they veil women, Islamic radicals want to veil cartoons in the press. -- Patrick Chappatte
  • The Syrian border town of Qa'im was the main gateway Islamic radicals used to go to Iraq. Syria became the passageway for extremists from Egypt, Libya, Afghanistan, Yemen, Saudi Arabia and other Muslim nations to fight a jihad against American forces in Iraq. -- Richard Engel
  • Thousands of civilians have lost their lives to terrorist attacks inside Pakistan, and thousands more will - because, unlike the Pakistani government, which has no coherent policy to deal with the radicals, the Taliban have one to deal with Pakistan and its citizens. -- Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy
  • I have to think that I think it's always been a horse race between this administration's temporary political acumen and their completely, utterly, totally bankrupt policies. And they're coming home to roost. It was always a question of time. These guys aren't conservative. These guys are radicals. -- Bradley Whitford
  • There are, in fact, very few organic zinc compounds; only the first members of the series, which correspond to the simplest organic radicals, can be prepared without too much difficulty, but they have the disadvantage of being spontaneously inflammable in air and are consequently very dangerous to handle. -- Victor Grignard
  • I've always had questions about what it meant to be a protester, to be in the minority. Are the people who are trying to find peace, who are trying to have the Constitution apply to everybody, are they really the radicals? We're not protesting from the outside. We're inside. -- Gil Scott-Heron
  • Alinsky's 1971 book, 'Rules for Radicals,' is a favorite of the Obamas. Michele Obama quoted it at the Democratic Convention. One Alinsky tactic is to 'Pick the target, freeze it, personalize it, and polarize it.' That's what the White House did in targeting Rush Limbaugh, Rick Santelli and Jim Cramer. -- Karl Rove
  • I don't think you can rely on Iran. I don't think you can rely on other radicals like the Taliban. They dispatched Al Qaida to bomb New York and Washington. What were they thinking? Were they that stupid? They weren't stupid. There is an irrationality there, and there is madness in this method. -- Benjamin Netanyahu
  • We need our radicals. -- Eleanor Roosevelt
  • I don't give a damn about semi-radicals! -- Helen Keller
  • Conservatives are those who worship dead radicals. -- William Rehnquist
  • Conservatism is the blind and fear-filled worship of dead radicals. -- Mark Twain
  • I have equal contempt for both left and right radicals. -- Aleksandr Lebed
  • I have equal contempt for both left and right radicals. -- Aleksandr Lebed
  • We have to be militants for kindness, subversive for sweetness and radicals for tenderness. -- Cornel West
  • I think we do need radicals. We need extremists, because that's how change happens. -- Nicole Kidman
  • The violent radicals do not legitimately represent the overwhelming majority of the world's Muslims. -- Gijs de Vries
  • The reason conservatives cohere and radicals fight: everyone agrees about fears, no one about visions. -- Brian Eno
  • Old radicals never changed. They just got law degrees and updated their bag of tricks. -- Susan Elizabeth Phillips
  • I can live with the robber barons, but how do you live with these pathological radicals? -- Daniel Patrick Moynihan
  • American radicals cannot afford to become their own worst enemies. In unity lies their only hope. -- Elena Kagan
  • Liberals like people with their heads, radicals like people with both their heads and their hearts. -- Saul Alinsky
  • Little movements of communities of ordinary radicals are committed to doing small things with great love. -- Shane Claiborne
  • Lincoln, considering a Cabinet nominee: "He is a Radical without the petulance and fretfulness of many radicals. -- Doris Kearns Goodwin
  • Gotta get rid of these free radicals, but first I need to figure out what they are. -- Dov Davidoff
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  • Don't you get the idea I'm one of those goddam radicals. Don't get the idea I'm knocking the American system. -- Al Capone
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  • The trouble with radicals is that they only read radical literature, and the trouble with conservatives is that they don't read anything -- Thomas Nixon Carver
  • Anytime it was advertised that I was going to be at a particular place, the radicals would be there, the cameras with TV news. -- William Westmoreland
  • Even experimental composers, revolutionary composers, self-styled radicals are, in writing revolutionary music, recognizing the music that preceded them precisely by trying to avoid it. -- Leonard Bernstein
  • Antioxidants are chemicals that break down or neutralize the damaging effects of free radicals - chemicals produced as a byproduct of normal cellular metabolism. -- David Perlmutter
  • One must choose between God and Man, and all "radicals" and "progressives", from the mildest liberal to the most extreme anarchist, have in effect chosen Man. -- George Orwell
  • Phule had propounded the theory of the Aryan invasion as the source of oppression; dalit radicals of the 1920s took it to its extreme; Amedkar denied it." -- Gail Omvedt
  • As an artist, I like working with filmmakers that have the balls to kind of imagine the unimaginable. Those are kind of the radicals that I identify with. -- Zoe Saldana
  • Guns alone are not the answer. We must provide hope for young people for better housing, clothing, and food; and if we do, the radicals will wither away -- Ramon Magsaysay
  • Corporate polluters, their phony think tanks and political toadies like to marginalize environmentalists as tree huggers, or radicals. But there is nothing radical about clean air or water. -- Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.
  • The battleground has been moderates of all faith traditions in all the countries of the world against the radicals of all faith traditions in all parts of the world. -- Feisal Abdul Rauf
  • So this was a nest of radicals. She thought a hotbed of sedition would involve more gunpowder and secret handshakes, and less shuffling of feet and passing the sugar. -- Frances Hardinge
  • Bill Clinton says the middle-class folks in Topeka who contribute to The 700 Club or Focus on the Family are radicals whose beliefs pose a mortal danger to this nation! -- Don Feder
  • My generation of radicals and breakers-down never found anything to take the place of the old virtues of work and courage and the old graces of courtesy and politeness. -- F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • The richness and variety, and indeed the advance, of our culture depend upon the continuation of this conflict [between conservatives and radicals], which is deeply rooted in human nature. -- Paul Johnson
  • You can imagine these radicals getting a hold of a country where they're able to pull oil off the market to run the price of oil up to extract concession. -- George W. Bush
  • The issue of environmental quality is one which transcends traditional political boundaries. It is a cause which can attract, and very sincerely, liberals, conservatives, radicals, reactionaries, freaks, and middle-class straights. -- Russell Kirk
  • Actually, I never really look at myself as a real radical activist; I am more the conservative. I mean, the conservatives are trying to conserve; the radicals are destroying the planet. -- Paul Watson
  • Nobody but radicals have ever accomplished anything in a great crisis. Conservatives have their place in the piping times of peace; but in emergencies only rugged issue men amount to much. -- James A. Garfield
  • We are different from previous generations of conservatives... We are no longer working to preserve the status quo. We are radicals, working to overturn the present power structure of this country. -- Paul Weyrich
  • What a country, and what a culture, when the liberals cry before they are hurt, and the reactionaries pose as brave nonconformists, while the radicals make a fetish of their own jokey irrelevance. -- Christopher Hitchens
  • There is no question in my mind that Zionists, these Jewish radicals that they dominate Hollywood, nobody argues about the show you in the Los Angeles Times article by Joel Stein bragging about it. -- David Duke
  • Hypertension is an important risk factor for kidney disease, but dietary sodium has other damaging effects on the kidneys. High salt intake drives the production of oxygen radicals, leading to oxidative stress in kidney tissue. -- Joel Fuhrman