65 Rebel Quotes On Success In Life

These rebel quotes will inspire you. Rebel, to oppose a person or group in authority or a person who rises in opposition or armed resistance against an established government or ruler.

Below you will find a collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging rebel quotes, rebel sayings, and rebel proverbs.

Best Rebel Quotes

  1. “It’s not rebels that make trouble, but trouble that makes rebels.” ~ Ruth Messinger
  2. “I rebel; therefore I exist.” ~ Albert Camus
  3. “Here’s to the crazy ones. The misfits. The rebels. The troublemakers. The round pegs in the square holes. The ones who see things differently.” ~ Walter Isaacson
  4. “I would rather be a rebel than a slave.” ~ Emmeline Pankhurst

  5. “Rebels and non-conformists are often the pioneers and designers of change.” ~ Indira Gandhi
  6. “There’s a rebel lying deep in my soul. Anytime anybody tells me the trend is such and such, I go the opposite direction. I hate the idea of trends. I hate imitation; I have a reverence for individuality.” ~ Clint Eastwood
  7. “We are rebels for a cause, poets with a dream, and we won’t let this world die without a fight.” ~ Albert Camus
  8. “I’m kind of in between a goody-goody and a rebel. I’m not bad, but I’m not good either. I’m a little crazy.” ~ Michelle Wie

  9. “Rebels learn the rules better than the rule-makers do. Rebels learn where the holes are, where the rules can best be breached. Become an expert at the rules. Then break them with creativity and style.” ~ Kristine Kathryn Rusch
  10. “There’s a rebel lying deep in my soul.” ~ Clint Eastwood
  11. “I’ve been reckless, but I’m not a rebel without a cause.” ~ Angelina Jolie
  12. “You can’t be a rebel without the scars that come with it. Truth is, some days scars are just as ugly as they are beautiful.” ~ Criss Jami

  13. “Every woman is a rebel.” ~ Oscar Wilde
  14. “In order to exist, man must rebel.” ~ Albert Camus
  15. “What is a rebel? A man who says no.” ~ Albert Camus
  16. “Never rebel for the sake of rebelling, but always rebel for the sake of truth.” ~ Criss Jami

  17. “Every valuable human being must be a radical and a rebel, for what he must aim at is to make things better than they are.” ~ Niels Bohr
  18. “Every woman is a rebel, and usually in wild revolt against herself.” ~ Oscar Wilde
  19. “Rebels are the people who refuse the seen for the unseen.” ~ Anne Douglas Sedgwick
  20. “The world has only as much power over you as you give it. Rebel. Go beyond duality.” ~ Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj

  21. “In my heart, I’m independent, a bit of a rebel, a nonconformist.” ~ Nicole Kidman , Rebel quotes heart
  22. “When I need to identify rebels, I look for men with principles” ~ Frank Herbert
  23. “If you want to rebel, rebel from inside the system. That’s much more powerful than rebelling outside the system.” ~ Marie Lu
  24. “To rebel or revolt against the status quo is in the very nature of an artist.” ~ Uta Hagen

  25. “People are going to think what they want to think. I let them. You can’t control perception. It’s a losing game so I don’t play. I let them lose; lose themselves in their own fantasies of what they want me to be. A rebel, an angel, a romantic, a heart breaker, a boy, a man. Perhaps I am all of those things. Perhaps I’m none. But what I am is for me to find out, not to be dictated to me. It’s for me to know.” ~ Sergei Polunin
  26. “As reason is a rebel to faith, so passion is a rebel to reason.” ~ Thomas Browne
  27. “Here in America, we are descended in blood and in spirit from revolutionists and rebels – men and women who dare to dissent from accepted doctrine. As their heirs, may we never confuse honest dissent with disloyal subversion.” ~ Dwight D. Eisenhower
  28. “Every man who has shown the world the way to beauty, to true culture, has been a rebel, a ‘universal’ without patriotism, without home, who has found his people everywhere.” ~ Chaim Potok

  29. “Try to keep the rebel artist alive in you, no matter how attractive or exhausting the temptation.” ~ Arthur Miller
  30. “You don’t have to burn books, you don’t have to rebel against teachers to rebel; to rebel is to truly own your own self.” ~ Dhani Harrison
  31. “Let them call me rebel, and welcome, I feel no concern from it.” ~ Thomas Paine
  32. “Don’t rebel against the mainstream only to conform to the underground.” ~ Tomas Kalnoky

  33. “It takes more than going down to the video store and renting “Easy Rider” to be a rebel.” ~ Dennis Hopper
  34. “Anyone who was a rebel at one time in life cannot return to being conventional.” ~ Elsa Peretti
  35. “The danger of the past was that men became slaves. The danger of the future is that men may become robots. True enough, robots do not rebel. But given man’s nature, robots cannot live and remain sane, they become ”Golems’,’ they will destroy their world and themselves because they cannot stand any longer the boredom of a meaningless life.” ~ Erich Fromm
  36. “If you are not their slaves, you are rebels.” ~ C. L. R. James

  37. “Defy your own group. Rebel against yourself.” ~ Cathy Guisewite
  38. “To sin by silence, when they should protest, makes cowards of men.” ~ Ella Wheeler Wilcox
  39. “Master of the universe but not of myself, I am the only rebel against my absolute power.” ~ Pierre Corneille
  40. “If you hate your parents, the man, or the establishment, don’t show them up by getting wasted and wrapping your car around a tree. If you really want to rebel against your parents, out-learn them, outlive them, and know more than they do.” ~ Henry Rollins

  41. “My mind rebels at stagnation, give me problems, give me work!” ~ Arthur Conan Doyle
  42. “The young always have the same problem – how to rebel and conform at the same time. They have now solved this by defying their parents and copying one another.” ~ Quentin Crisp
  43. “When I’m good, I’m very good. But when I’m bad I’m better.” ~ Mae West
  44. “They stick you with those names, those labels — ‘rebel’ or whatever; whatever they like to use. Because they need a label; they need a name. They need something to put the price tag on the back of.” ~ Johnny Depp

  45. “I do things in my own way, but I’ve never felt any need to rebel.” ~ Emma Watson
  46. “Rebel, rebel, you’ve torn your dress. Rebel, rebel, your face is a mess. Rebel, rebel, how could they know? Hot tramp, I love you so.” ~ David Bowie
  47. “We should not forget that our tradition is one of protest and revolt, and it is stultifying to celebrate the rebels of the past … while we silence the rebels of the present.” ~ Henry Steele Commager
  48. “I was always a rebel in the sense that I always wanted to go my own road and do something that nobody else has done.” ~ Maya Beiser

  49. “True lovers are as rare as true rebels.” ~ Masha Tupitsyn
  50. “Talent, I believe, is most likely to be found among nonconformists, dissenters, and rebels.” ~ David Ogilvy
  51. “If a woman rebels against high-heeled shoes, she should take care to do it in a very smart hat” ~ George Bernard Shaw
  52. “Upon the profound discontent of the young in every country do I set my faith. I beg you, the young, to be discontented. I pray that you may rebel against what is wrong, not with feeble negative complaining but with strong positive assertion of what is right for all humanity.” ~ Pearl S. Buck

  53. “Solitude is the rebel of the freedom.” ~ Mehmet Murat Ildan
  54. “Basically I was a rebel growing up. I got kicked out of six schools. But I don’t think that it makes you less of an intellect. You know, if you ever crave knowledge, there’s always a library.” ~ Michelle Rodriguez
  55. “A little rebellion now and then… is a medicine necessary for the sound health of government.” ~ Thomas Jefferson
  56. “Rebel is just as bad a word as maturity.” ~ Sean Penn

  57. “We’re destroying the planet, and the planet rebels.” ~ Marina Abramovic
  58. “Until they became conscious they will never rebel, and until after they have rebelled they cannot become conscious.” ~ George Orwell
  59. “I think most people have a natural instinct to rebel.” ~ Elvis Presley
  60. “I’m the rebel totally going against the grain. I always want to do the extreme. I want to get as many people looking as possible.” ~ Tupac Shakur

  61. “I decided when I was 19 that I didn’t like all these stereotypes that I was supposed to fit into. I wasn’t comfortable and they made me very unhappy. So I tried and I spent a miserable summer, and then I went back to school and said, ‘I’m going to do my own thing because I think I have a thing to do. I’m not going to live in anybody else’s image because I don’t like that.’ I felt much better. I didn’t do it to rebel against anybody or anything.” ~ Iris Apfel
  62. “I’m a would-be rebel. The good girl who’d like to be a bad one.” ~ Helen Mirren
  63. “How do you rebel in a family of rebels?” ~ Nicolas Cage

  64. “Man is the unnatural animal, the rebel child of nature, and more and more does he turn himself against the harsh and fitful hand that reared him.” ~ H. G. Wells
  65. “We have the power to defy the selfish genes of our birth and, if necessary, the selfish memes of our indoctrination. We can even discuss ways of deliberately cultivating and nurturing pure, disinterested altruism – something that has no place in nature, something that has never existed before in the whole history of the world. We are built as gene machines and cultured as meme machines, but we have the power to turn against our creators. We, alone on earth, can rebel against the tyranny of the selfish replicators.” ~ Richard Dawkins

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