65 Uprising Quotes On Success In Life

These uprising quotes will inspire you. Uprising is an act or instance of rising up or an act of resistance or rebellion; a revolt.

A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging uprising quotes, uprising sayings, and uprising proverbs.

Best Uprising Quotes

  1. “The thing worse than rebellion is the thing that causes rebellion.” ~ Frederick Douglass
  2. “Resolved, that the women of this nation in 1876, have greater cause for discontent, rebellion and revolution than the men of 1776.” ~ Susan B. Anthony
  3. “Originality is independence, not rebellion; it is sincerity, not antagonism.” ~ George Henry Lewes
  4. “Whoever will be free must make himself free. Freedom is no fairy gift to fall into a man’s lap. What is freedom? To have the will to be responsible for one’s self.” ~ Max Stirner
  5. “Whoever controls the media, controls the mind.” ~ Jim Morrison

  6. “If a huge number of people call for change, the government will have to react. If you want to avoid uprisings, or demonstrations, you need to respond to the peoples desperate need for change.” ~ Mohamed ElBaradei
  7. “Revolution is not the uprising against preexisting order, but the setting up of a new order contradictory to the traditional one” ~ Jose Ortega y Gasset
  8. “Insurrection is the last remedy, especially when the people have acquired the belief that peaceful means to secure the remedies for evils prove futile.” ~ Marcelo H. del Pilar
  9. “Whoever thinks of stopping the uprising before it achieves its goals, I will give him ten bullets in the chest.” ~ Yasser Arafat
  10. “If I want to be a better person for whoever is in my life, I have to learn.” ~ Paul Gascoigne

  11. “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.” ~ William James
  12. “Say there’s a white kid who lives in a nice home, goes to an all-white school, and is pretty much having everything handed to him on a platter – for him to pick up a rap tape is incredible to me, because what that’s saying is that he’s living a fantasy life of rebellion.” ~ Eminem
  13. “Without the United States, there simply would not have been an armed uprising in our country.” ~ Daniel Ortega
  14. “Whoever incites anger has a strong insurance against indifference.” ~ Lord Chesterfield
  15. “Whoever serves his country well has no need of ancestors.” ~ Voltaire

  16. “Men seldom, or rather never for a length of time and deliberately, rebel against anything that does not deserve rebelling against.” ~ Thomas Carlyle
  17. “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.” ~ Frances Power Cobbe
  18. “This is the generation whose first cry of life was the Hungarian uprising.” ~ Joseph Brodsky
  19. “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.” ~ Calamity Jane
  20. “The pattern of the prodigal is: rebellion, ruin, repentance, reconciliation, restoration.” ~ Edwin Louis Cole

  21. “It is impossible to put into words what we have been through. What happened exceeded our boldest dreams. The Germans fled twice from the ghetto… My life’s dream has come true. Defense in the ghetto has become a fact. Armed Jewish resistance and revenge are actually happening. I have witnessed the glorious and heroic combat of the Jewish fighters.” ~ Mordechai Anielewicz , Uprising quotes life
  22. “Let Justice, blind and halt and maimed, chastise the rebel spirit surging in my veins, let the Law deal me penalties and pains And make me hideous in my neighbours’ eyes.” ~ Ada Cambridge
  23. “While the angels, all pallid and wan, Uprising, unveiling, affirm That the play is the tragedy, “Man”, And its hero the Conqueror Worm.” ~ Rita Mae Brown
  24. “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.” ~ Shimon Peres
  25. “Whoever has an original thing to say, it is sort of a threat to the status quo.” ~ Steve Lacy

  26. “Let me say that the path I did take for a brief period of my life was not of reckless drug use, hurting others, but it was a path of quiet rebellion, of a little experimentation of a darker side of my confusion in a confusing world, lost in the midst of finding my identity.” ~ Jennifer Capriati
  27. “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.” ~ Anthony Weiner
  28. “Whoever thinks that he alone has speech, or possesses speech or mind above others, when unfolded such men are seen to be empty.” ~ Sophocles
  29. “Whoever places his trust into a system will soon be without a home. While you are building your third story, the two lower ones have already been dismantled.” ~ Franz Grillparzer
  30. “Whoever is content with the world, and who profits from its lack of justice, does not want to change it.” ~ Friedrich Durrenmatt

  31. “New every morning is the love Our waking and uprising prove, Through sleep and darkness safely brought, Restored to life and power and thought.” ~ John Keble
  32. “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.” ~ Steven Pressfield
  33. “It doesn’t take a majority to make a rebellion; it takes only a few determined leaders and a sound cause.” ~ H. L. Mencken
  34. “Whoever won’t fight when the President calls him, deserves to be kicked back in his hole and kept there.” ~ Lyndon B. Johnson
  35. “I find rebellion packaged by a major corporation a little hard to take seriously.” ~ David Byrne

  36. “Having proceeded to this length, for which they are now ripe, we shall have a formidable rebellion against reason, the principle of all government, and against the very name of liberty.” ~ Henry Knox
  37. “Each situation has to be evaluated separately, for all are different. In general, I believe in non-violent direct action, which involve organizing large numbers of people, whereas too often violent uprisings are the product of a small group. If enough people are organized, violence can be minimized in bringing about social change.” ~ Howard Zinn
  38. “To the reactionary ear every whispered criticism of the elite classes has always sounded like the opening shot of an uprising.” ~ Richard Hofstadter
  39. “Ah, if only a few more massacres would suffice To sort it all out once and for all With so many uprisings and so many fallen heads In Paradise we should all be by now! But the wished-for Golden Age is endlessly postponed The gods remain so thirsty, they are insatiable Thus it is death, an endless cycle of death” ~ Georges Brassens
  40. “Whoever envisions not one but two series in New York?” ~ Christopher Meloni

  41. “The ruthless economic exploitation and political oppression of the peasants by the landlord class forced them into numerous uprisings against its rule…. It was the class struggles of the peasants, the peasant uprisings and peasant wars that constituted the real motive force of historical development in Chinese feudal society.” ~ Mao Zedong
  42. “I wrote two poems about the 81 uprisings: Di Great Insohreckshan and Mekin Histri. I wrote those two poems from the perspective of those who had taken part in the Brixton riots. The tone of the poem is celebratory because I wanted to capture the mood of exhilaration felt by black people at the time.” ~ Linton Kwesi Johnson
  43. “Whoever knows that the mind is a fiction and devoid of anything real knows that his own mind neither exists nor doesn’t exist.” ~ Bodhidharma
  44. “We have said that Israel has had a very bad history with the United Nations, and whoever cares for himself in Israel distances himself from that Organization.” ~ Yitzhak Shamir
  45. “The worst… was what the Pakistani soldiers did to the Bengali women after their failed rebellion.” ~ Iris Chang

  46. “To my fellow nominees, whoever they are – I’m not that familiar with their work – I just want to say, there’s always next year – except, you know, for Ray Romano.” ~ Tony Shalhoub
  47. “Whoever lives among many evils just as I, how can dying not be a source of gain?” ~ Sophocles
  48. “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.” ~ Kerry King
  49. “Whoever moves into a community has a vested interest in it.” ~ Andrew Goodman
  50. “Whoever invented double-clicking should be shot in the head! Twice!” ~ Craig Reucassel

  51. “We use a Native American tradition of the talking stick. You sit and pass it around and whoever has the stick has to talk. Some people just hold it. Others really share.” ~ Lisa Bonet
  52. “Whoever you pretend to be, you must face yourself eventually.” ~ Al Stewart
  53. “We’d go to the fraternity house. It was a good place to practice. But we really wanted the kids to overhear us. And whoever heard us would go nuts over it.” ~ Art Garfunkel
  54. “Whoever loveth me, loveth my hound.” ~ Thomas More
  55. “All of the penciling was consistently done by one person and the inking was whoever could finish on time.” ~ Gil Kane

  56. “If notwithstanding, a Rebellion of the same Kind now afflicts this Country, we should not infer that this Institution is useless, or should be laid aside; but just the Reverse.” ~ Charles Inglis
  57. “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.” ~ Jose Marti
  58. “There are several studies done of peasant uprisings where the first chapter might be ‘conditions in that area’ and so the conditions are bad, and then the second chapter is a kind of conjectural event, somebody’s shot and then there’s an uprising. But there’s no consideration, no chapter on preparation.” ~ Vijay Prashad
  59. “Interestingly, if you write preparation out of history, leadership and preparation, the building of confidence among people who are exploited, you’ve actually methodologically written out the Communists because, when an uprising takes place, you don’t necessarily see red flags everywhere.” ~ Vijay Prashad
  60. “Where there is no history of struggle after an uprising, the living memory dies.” ~ Vijay Prashad

  61. “There’s been a sort of mini-revolution, an uprising, as was long overdue, about these subject matters: ethnicity and gender equality.” ~ Natalie Dormer
  62. “Learning is always rebellion… Every bit of new truth discovered is revolutionary to what was believed before.” ~ Margaret Lee Runbeck
  63. “Certain I am, that Christian Religion does nowhere allow Rebellion.” ~ Mary Astell

  64. “Three of our provinces have seen mass uprisings. The three provinces are Khuzestan, Azerbaijan, and Kurdistan. Recently, we witnessed massive demonstration by Iranian woman in the 7th of Tir square, and it was brutally suppressed.” ~ Akbar Ganji
  65. “Folk music was to strengthen and unify people, whether it was through an uprising and rebellion or whether is was through hard work, bringing in crops. But it was to strengthen each other and that’s still what music is about today.” ~ PJ Harvey

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