Author : A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z


Total Quotes : 63
Voice Which

If particular care and attention is not paid to the ladies, we are determined to foment a rebellion, and will not hold ourselves bound by any laws in which we have no voice, or representation.

- Abigail Adams

Rebel Discovers

In order to exist, man must rebel, but rebellion must respect the limits that it discovers in itself - limits where minds meet, and in meeting, begin to exist.

- Albert Camus

Nostalgia Act

Every act of rebellion expresses a nostalgia for innocence and an appeal to the essence of being.

- Albert Camus

Exist Some

Rebellion cannot exist without the feeling that somewhere, in some way, you are justified.

- Albert Camus

Give Which

Methods of thought which claim to give the lead to our world in the name of revolution have become, in reality, ideologies of consent and not of rebellion.

- Albert Camus

Nation General

The general revolt of a Nation cannot be called a Rebellion.

- Algernon Sidney

Social Come

I seem to be stuck in the '60s, and my favorite music, cars, and women's fashion come from that era. And the sense of social rebellion. It was a good time for a lot of things.

- Amber Heard

Been Very

So many men have so many times predicted the time of the end of the Rebellion, and been mistaken, that I will not do so now; but I can say it will be very soon, if the old regiments are filled up.

- Ambrose Burnside

Success Attack

It's both rebellion and conformity that attack you with success.

- Amy Tan

Country Laid

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

Civil War Nation

A Failure in this Duty did once involve our Nation in all the Horrors of Rebellion and Civil War.

- Charles Inglis

Leader Injustice

If you can find the courage, if you have in your heart even the slightest bit of rebellion against injustice, maybe you can channel that and become a leader.

- Cherry Jones

Your Drinking

Drinking beer is easy. Trashing your hotel room is easy. But being a Christian, that's a tough call. That's rebellion.

- Alice Cooper


Poetry is the lifeblood of rebellion, revolution, and the raising of consciousness.

- Alice Walker

Against Relevant

Baseball was socially relevant, and so was my rebellion against it.

- Curt Flood

Heat Atmosphere

Frederick Douglass had charged the air with rebellion and redemption, and these in turn had supported him in the heat of abolitionism. But the atmosphere changed to one of repression after the Civil Rights Act of 1875.

- Darryl Pinckney

Take Major

I find rebellion packaged by a major corporation a little hard to take seriously.

- David Byrne

Country Big

Populism is not a style, it's a people's rebellion against the iron grip that big corporations have on our country - including our economy, government, media, and environment.

- Jim Hightower

Business Big

When I was a kid growing up in the '60s, music was an outlet for enlightenment, frustration, rebellion. It was more about individualism. Today it's just like a big business.

- Joey Ramone

Think Always

I think every girl has a little bit of rebellion inside. It's always fun to not follow every trend and not be the perfect good girl. It's edgy to be a little rebellious.

- Behati Prinsloo


Rebellion against tyrants is obedience to God.

- Benjamin Franklin

End May

A rebellion is not a revolution. It may ultimately lead to that end.

- Bhagat Singh


The worst... was what the Pakistani soldiers did to the Bengali women after their failed rebellion.

- Iris Chang

Man Against

Poetry is man's rebellion against being what he is.

- James Branch Cabell

Book Vietnam

'Dare to Discipline' was published in 1970 in the midst of the Vietnam War and a culture of rebellion. The book was written in that context, but the principles of child rearing have not changed.

- James Dobson

Dissent Costs

Just as the Internet drops transaction and collaboration costs in business and government, it also drops the cost of dissent, of rebellion, and even insurrection.

- Don Tapscott

Mirror Need

I do fear for the generations of people who came of age thinking that pop-punk is what punk is, and that all the rebellion you need is just to stick your tongue out in the mirror every once in a while.

- Jello Biafra

Break Break Up

Break up the printing presses and you break up rebellion.

- Dudley Nichols

Voice Like

N.W.A had something in common with the Rolling Stones and MC5 and groups like that: the voice of rebellion. It's rebellion against your parents. It's rebellion against the system. It's rebellion against society.

- Jerry Heller

Last Very

There were speeches made in Congress in the very last session before the outbreak of the Rebellion, so ferocious as to show that their authors were under the influence of a real frenzy.

- Edward Everett

Pattern Prodigal

The pattern of the prodigal is: rebellion, ruin, repentance, reconciliation, restoration.

- Edwin Louis Cole

Print Read

Sometimes when I read about my rebellion in print it sounds a little overrated.

- Elisabeth Shue

Been Urging

I have made speeches urging women to adopt methods of rebellion such as have been adopted by men in every revolution.

- Emmeline Pankhurst

Worst Thing

Find a good teacher, as I found for my sons. I feel the worst thing you can do is to try and teach your own children yourself, because there is a natural rebellion that occurs.

- Keith Emerson

World Achieve

The whole world loves a maverick and the whole world wants the maverick to achieve something nobler than simple rebellion.

- Kevin Patterson

Work Always

I've never had a teenage rebellion; I'm not that type of person. I always work out my problems in a conscientious way.

- Kirsten Dunst

Than Causes

The thing worse than rebellion is the thing that causes rebellion.

- Frederick Douglass

Still Pretty

My parents were pretty liberal, but they were still parents. I definitely had my teenage rebellion.

- Lauren Oliver

Deep Handshake

I have a deep tribal sense. I grew up in a synagogue that my ancestors built. I sat in the third row. My family was decent. They were good people; they were handshake people. So I never had a sense of rebellion.

- Leonard Cohen

Boxer Discovered

When I looked into the lives of the Chinese saints, I discovered that many of them had died during the Boxer Rebellion, a war that occurred on Chinese soil in the year 1900.

- Gene Luen Yang


Originality is independence, not rebellion; it is sincerity, not antagonism.

- George Henry Lewes

Devotion Moved

I have moved from certainty to doubt, from devotion to rebellion.

- Phil Donahue


Rebellion has its roots in government's indifference and incompetence.

- Mike Barnicle

Desire Direct

Conformity is painful. You know, it's too tight. Conformity leads to rebellion. So a desire for happiness is in direct conflict with a desire for freedom.

- Thomas Jane

Been Dorky

I guess rebelliousness has been explored in many movies, but what about the smart kids' rebellion? Not just the motorcycle jackets and that kind of rebellion; it's the dorky kid - what could he do?

- Portia Doubleday

My Life Always

I always believed in God and Christ, but I was in rebellion - trying to make my relationship with God fit into my life instead of making my life fit in with him. I was stubborn.

- Scott Stapp

Which Period

I wrote a script. I actually enjoyed writing it more than acting. It's about the Irish rebellion of 1920, which is a fascinating period and place for me.

- Tom Berenger

New Always

Learning is always rebellion... Every bit of new truth discovered is revolutionary to what was believed before.

- Margaret Lee Runbeck

Young Natural

My father was my hero, and he died when I was 11. So, I really never experienced the kind of natural teenage rebellion or the anger at him. I never experienced those feelings as a young person.

- Nathaniel Kahn

Alive Only

Rebellion is the only thing that keeps you alive!

- Marianne Faithfull


Civil disobedience is, in fact, a conservative idea, a few steps short of overt rebellion. It honors the rule of law by insisting on good law and rejecting bad law.

- Tom Tancredo

Change Obsolete

Rebellion is obsolete - change things from the inside working out.

- Mark Mothersbaugh

Nothing Deal

I have nothing to do with opinions. I deal only with armed rebellion and its aiders and abettors.

- Ulysses S. Grant

Always Very

My mother is not a Catholic, but she's always tried to drag my brother and my sister and I to church from a very young age, and we have always put up a little bit of a rebellion against it.

- Sophie Kennedy Clark

Dirt Iconic

It's true the punk fashion itself was iconographic: rips and dirt, safety pins, zips, slogans, and hairstyles. These motifs were so iconic in themselves - motifs of rebellion.

- Vivienne Westwood

Still Stopped

I was still interested in the youth rebellion but never-the-less I stopped being a victim. Stopped trying to attack the establishment realizing that it takes too much of your energy.

- Vivienne Westwood

Give Side

Wherever the sword of rebellion is drawn to protect the rights of man, I am a rebel. Wherever the sword of rebellion is drawn to give man liberty, to clothe him in all his just rights, I am on the side of that rebellion.

- Robert Green Ingersoll

Still Use

Bon Jovi's trick is to use heavy-metal chords and still sound absolutely safe. Rock & roll used to be rebellion disguised as commercialism; now so much of it is commercialism disguised as rebellion.

- Michael Azerrad

Here Allow

Allow me a bit of philosophy here... We started tele skiing as a rebellion against rules.

- Paul Parker

Radical Twenties

When I was in my teens and twenties, I could see friends expressing how radical they were, and I envied them, the way they lived, the way they dressed. Maybe there is a part of me that is reserved, even in rebellion.

- Susan Minot

Boston Fanning

While most Americans know about the Boston Tea Party, few are aware of the Liberty Tree and how important it was to fanning the flames of rebellion that led to the revolution in 1775 and the Declaration of Independence.

- Ronald Kessler

Seemed Had

It seemed that rebellion must have an unassailable base, something guarded not merely from attack, but from the fear of it: such a base as we had in the Red Sea Parts, the desert, or in the minds of the men we converted to our creed.

- T. E. Lawrence

Part Program

It wasn't really part of the program in the Perot family. Rebellion was not an option.

- Ross Perot, Jr.