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It is well known that the most radical revolutionary will become a conservative on the day after the revolution. (Quote by - Hannah Arendt)

The death of democracy is not likely to be an assassination from ambush. It will be a slow extinction from apathy, indifference, and undernourishment. (Quote by - Robert M. Hutchins)

This position is untenable, and there can be no pause in the agitation for full political power and responsibility until these are granted to all the women of the nation. (Quote by - Florence Kelley)

Agitation is that part of our intellectual life where vitality results; there ideas are born, breed and bring forth. (Quote by - George E. Woodberry)

If there is no struggle, there is no progress. Those who profess to favor freedom, and deprecate agitation, are men who want crops without plowing up the ground, they want rain without thunder and lightning. (Quote by - Frederick Douglass)

POLITICIAN, n. An eel in the fundamental mud upon which the superstructure of organized society is reared. When we wriggles he mistakes the agitation of his tail for the trembling of the edifice. As compared with the statesman, he suffers the disadvantage of being alive. (Quote by - Ambrose Bierce)

He's an agitator and if you let him get to you then he's effective. But we've got agitators too, we just didn't happen to have our agitators going that night I guess. (Quote by - Terry Sanderson)

She (the caller) indicated that he was wearing gloves, that he was very agitated, that he had indicated that he was going to kill someone. She even said that he had put a plastic bag- type over his clothes that he called his 'killing suit' so he wouldn't get blood on his clothes when he was involved in any altercation. (Quote by - Darrell DeBusk)

There have always been grievances and youth has always been the agitator. (Quote by - William Orville Douglas)

Loyalty to a petrified opinion never yet broke a chain or freed a human soul. (Quote by - Mark Twain)

The risk is enormous to Democrats. Even talking about censure or impeachment threatens to really agitate the Republican base. (Quote by - Charlie Cook)

A hungry people listens not to reason, nor cares for justice, nor is bent by any prayers. (Quote by - Seneca)

Indifference is harder to fight than hostility, and there is nothing that kills an agitation like having everybody admit that it is fundamentally right. (Quote by - Crystal Eastman)

Miller said the article appeared to have agitated Mr. Libby, .. clandestine guy. (Quote by - Joe Wilson)

Normally, activities like that are not something that would be enough to agitate a nest. (Quote by - Valerie Fellows)

His accent started to falter, and he became agitated. (Quote by - Karlee Weinmann)

Agitate! Agitate! Ought to be the motto of every reformer. Agitation is the opposite of stagnation - the one is life, the other death. (Quote by - Ernestine L. Rose)

Any revolutionary agitation exacts enormous sacrifices, not so much in terms of prison sentences and years of incarceration which have been raining down by the hundreds of years annually, as in terms of the manifold personal sacrifices sustained by. (Quote by - Peter Kropotkin)

When will our consciences grow so tender that we will act to prevent human misery rather than avenge it?(Quote by - Eleanor Roosevelt)

He was very agitated about Waco, couldn't believe that it was happening. Basically that this could be the start of the government coming house to house to retrieve the weapons from the citizens. (Quote by - Gregory Pfaff)

Just like humans, if you agitate (the cows) a little, excite them, the calves drop like son of a guns. (Quote by - James Settelmeyer)

Agitators on the bottom came in around 1920. (Quote by - Joseph Shapiro)

In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act. (Quote by - George Orwell)

Man made one grave mistake: in answer to vaguely reformist and humanitarian agitation he admitted women to politics and the professions. The conservatives who saw this as the undermining of our civilization and the end of the state and marriage were right after all; it is time for the demolition to begin. (Quote by - Germaine Greer)

Such is the constitution of man that labor may be styled its own reward; nor will any external incitements be requisite, if it be considered how much happiness is gained, and how much misery escaped, by frequent and violent agitation of the body. (Quote by - Samuel Johnson)

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