By Albert Camus
All art is in revolution of tyranny.
During the 1942 Quit India Movement, I was a student at Gwalior High School. I was arrested by the British for participating in the movement. My parents then sent me off to my village where, again, I jumped into the movement.
Most men and women will grow up to love their servitude and will never dream of revolution.
De Sade is the one completely consistent and thoroughgoing revolutionary of history.
Inferiors revolt in order that they may be equal, and equals that they may be superior. Such is the state of mind which creates revolutions.
Poverty is the parent of revolution and crime.
Generals think war should be waged like the tourneys of the Middle Ages. I have no use for knights; I need revolutionaries.
If today I stand here as a revolutionary, it is as a revolutionary against the Revolution.
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.
Beauty, no doubt, does not make revolutions. But a day will come when revolutions will have need of beauty.