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A modern revolutionary group heads for the television station. ...
by Abbie Hoffman

A modern revolutionary group heads for the television station.
- Abbie Hoffman

The key to organizing an alternative society is to
organize people around what they can do,
and more importantly, what they want to do.
- Abbie Hoffman

The '60s are gone, dope will never be as cheap,
sex never as free, and the rock and roll never as great.
- Abbie Hoffman

Never impose your language on people you wish to reach.
- Abbie Hoffman

 

Structure is more important than content in the transmission of information.
- Abbie Hoffman

I believe in compulsory cannibalism.
If people were forced to eat what they killed,
there would be no more wars.
- Abbie Hoffman

Once you get the right image the details aren't that important.
- Abbie Hoffman

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Understand that legal and illegal are political,
and often arbitrary, categorizations;
use and abuse are medical,
or clinical, distinctions.
- Abbie Hoffman

Sacred cows make the tastiest hamburger.
- Abbie Hoffman

Avoid all needle drugs, the only dope worth shooting is Richard Nixon.
- Abbie Hoffman

To steal from a brother or sister is evil.
To not steal from the institutions that are the pillars
of the Pig Empire is equally immoral.
- Abbie Hoffman

When decorum is repression, the only dignity free men have is to speak out.
- Abbie Hoffman

You measure a democracy by the freedom it gives its dissidents,
not the freedom it gives its assimilated conformists.
- Abbie Hoffman

Become an internationalist and learn to respect all life.
Make war on machines.
And in particular the sterile machines of corporate
death and the robots that guard them.
- Abbie Hoffman

I was probably the only revolutionary referred to as cute.
- Abbie Hoffman

The first duty of a revolutionary is to get away with it.
- Abbie Hoffman

Free speech means the right to shout 'theatre' in a crowded fire.
- Abbie Hoffman

The only way to support a revolution is to make your own.
- Abbie Hoffman

Expedience, not justice, is the rule of contemporary American law.
- Abbie Hoffman

Revolution is not something fixed in ideology,
nor is it something fashioned to a particular decade.
It is a perpetual process embedded in the human spirit.
- Abbie Hoffman

People who work together will win,
whether it be against complex football defenses,
or the problems of modern society.
- Vince Lombardi

Have we not come to such an impasse in the modern world
that we must love our enemies - or else?
The chain reaction of evil -
hate begetting hate, wars producing more wars -
must be broken, or else we shall be plunged
into the dark abyss of annihilation.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Modern cynics and skeptics... see no harm in paying those
to whom they entrust the minds of their children
a smaller wage than is paid to those to whom
they entrust the care of their plumbing.
- John F. Kennedy

Fathers in today's modern families can be so many things.
- Oliver Hudson

The place of the father in the modern suburban family is a very small one,
particularly if he plays golf.
- Bertrand Russell

Modern medicine is a negation of health.
It isn't organized to serve human health,
but only itself, as an institution.
It makes more people sick than it heals.
- Ivan Illich

Modern art is what happens when painters stop looking
at girls and persuade themselves that they have a better idea.
- John Ciardi

Your modern teenager is not about to listen to advice from an old person,
defined as a person who remembers when there was no Velcro.
- Dave Barry

One of the most feared expressions in modern times
is 'The computer is down.'
- Norman Ralph Augustine

The modern assault on the environment began about 50 years ago,
during and immediately after World War II.
- Barry Commoner

Half of the modern drugs could well be thrown out of the window,
except that the birds might eat them.
- Martin Henry Fischer

The history of modern art is also the history of the
progressive loss of art's audience.
Art has increasingly become the concern of the artist
and the bafflement of the public.
- Paul Gauguin

Modern people are only willing to believe in their computers,
while I believe in myself.
- Alain Robert

The modern conservative is engaged in one of man's
oldest exercises in moral philosophy;
that is,
the search for a superior moral justification for selfishness.
- John Kenneth Galbraith

In modern war...
you will die like a dog for no good reason.
- Ernest Hemingway

The attempt to redefine the family as a purely voluntary
arrangement grows out of the modern delusion that people
can keep all their options open all the time.
- Christopher Lasch

Academe, n.: An ancient school where morality and philosophy were taught.
Academy, n.: A modern school where football is taught.
- Ambrose Bierce

Rome has not seen a modern building in more than half a century.
It is a city frozen in time.
- Richard Meier

In modern business it is not the crook who is to be feared most,
it is the honest man who doesn't know what he is doing.
- William Wordsworth

But we don't have an example of a democratic society
existing in a socialist economy -
which is the only real alternative to capitalism in the modern world.
- Peter L. Berger

If it's a modern-day story dealing with certain ethnic groups,
I think I could open up certain scenes for improvisation,
while staying within the structure of the script.
- Martin Scorsese

Libertarians recognize the inevitable pluralism of
the modern world and for that reason assert that individual
liberty is at least part of the common good.
- Tom G. Palmer

We have always been taught that navigation is the result of civilization,
but modern archeology has demonstrated very clearly that this is not so.
- Thor Heyerdahl

That was the beginning of modern acting for me.
You don't have to tell a camera everything.
It gets bored if you do and wants to look elsewhere.
- Stephen Rea

Music is a continuum and the modern and avant-garde
composers of today will be part of the standard repertoire 30 years from now.
- Neville Marriner

When I was 14 years old, I was a huge fan of the Velvets,
the Stooges and the Modern Lovers.
They are my three favourite bands.
I never get sick of 'em.
- Evan Dando

Next, we will create a modern immigration law.
- Gerhard Schroder

I teach at USC, and it's obvious to anyone who teaches
college students that they don't cover much modern
history and certainly not the modern presidency.
- Robert Scheer

The 2004 Election marks the first time in modern political
history that Republican voter turnout matched Democratic
turnout in a presidential election year.
- Jeff Miller

Nobody in America, in the modern generation,
has read their mythology or legends.
- Kenneth Anger

It was easier to do Shakespeare than a lot of modern
movie scripts that are so poorly written.
- Jessica Lange

The Treatise tries to analyze not only modern Western families,
but also those in other cultures and the changes in
family structure during the past several centuries.
- Gary Becker

In the United States there has been a kind of a structure in the Modern art world.
The New York School was nearly a coherent thing-for a minute.
- Howard Hodgkin

The pretended physical philosophy of modern days strips
Man of all his moral attributes,
or holds them of no account in the estimate of his
origin and place in the created world.
- Adam Sedgwick

What description of clouds and sunsets was to the old novelist,
description of scientific apparatus and methods is
to the modern Scientific Detective writer.
- Hugo Gernsback

With the help of modern technology, I can compose intricate
keyboard parts and then I have to go back and learn
them in order to perform them properly.
- Geddy Lee

In 2005 we have a once in a generation opportunity
to deliver a modern Marshall plan for the developing world.
- Gordon Brown

Modern poets talk against business, poor things,
but all of us write for money.
Beginners are subjected to trial by market.
- Robert Frost

I was brought up in the modern world of all the luxury
and the highlight of show business.
I was born into a Christian home.
- Cat Stevens

The contribution of Islam to history and modern civilization
is the product of the efforts of peoples of many races
and tongues which came to accept its way of life.
- Aly Khan

Today painters do not have to go to a subject matter outside of themselves.
Most modern painters work from a different source.
They work from within.
- Jackson Pollock

It is one of the primary motives of modern art that
it wants to abolish the distance which the viewer,
the consumer, the audience maintain vis-a-vis a work of art.
- Hans-Georg Gadamer

A lot of people insisted on a wall between modern dance and ballet.
I'm beginning to think that walls are very unhealthy things.
- Twyla Tharp

The independent girl is truly of quite modern origin,
and usually is a most bewitching little piece of humanity.
- Lou Henry Hoover

We must also recognize the new realities of modern
warfare and the modern landscape of a battlefield.
- Susan Davis

We are similar to a museum.
My function is to present old masterpieces in modern frames.
- Rudolf Bing

India is a curious place that still preserves the past,
religions, and its history.
No matter how modern India becomes, it is still very much an old country.
- Anita Desai

I had previously been in the band the Modern Lovers with Jonathan Richman.
- Jerry Harrison

The modern economy isn't about the redistribution of wealth,
it's about the redistribution of time.
- Doug Coupland

I would have to challenge the term, modern dance.
I don't really use that term in relation to my work.
I simply think of it as dancing.
I think of it as moving.
- Twyla Tharp

The modern world is personal; people want to know intimate things.
- Nigella Lawson


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