Quotations on Radical

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The radical novelty of modern science lies precisely in the rejection of the belief, which is at the heart of all popular religion, that the forces which move the stars and atoms are contingent upon the preferences of the human heart.
- Richard Adams
(Keywords: Science, Religion, Heart, Belief, Atoms, Lies, Novelty, Popular, Radical, Rejection, Stars)

And what's interesting about the hybrids taking off is you've now introduced electric motors to the automobile industry. It's the first radical change in automobile technology in 100 years.
- Chris Anderson
(Keywords: Change, Technology, First, Now, Radical, Years)

The most radical revolutionary will become a conservative the day after the revolution.
- Hannah Arendt
(Keywords: Conservative, Day, Revolution, Radical, Will)

You are right, but the weakness does not come from the millions of Muslims in the world. They do not mind being radical, they have no fear to speak out and to protest and to jihad.
- Abu Bakar Bashir
(Keywords: Fear, Being, Mind, Protest, Radical, Right, Weakness, World)

The world is not dialectical - it is sworn to extremes, not to equilibrium, sworn to radical antagonism, not to reconciliation or synthesis. This is also the principle of evil.
- Jean Baudrillard
(Keywords: Evil, Extremes, Radical, World)

When humanness is lost the radical difference between the bodies in the pit and people walking on the street is lost.
- Edward Bond
(Keywords: People, Difference, Radical, Walking)

This radical transformation of world power relationships reflects primarily in the case of both the USA and the USSR the growth of the productive forces.
- Earl Browder
(Keywords: Power, Growth, Radical, Relationships, World)

What we're putting forward is the most radical reform of the welfare state... for 60 years. I think it will have a transformative effect in making sure that everyone is better off in work and better off working rather than on benefits.
- David Cameron
(Keywords: Work, Benefits, Effect, Radical, Reform, State, Welfare, Will, Years)

Whether it's people walking off 'The View' when Bill O'Reilly makes a statement about radical Islam or Juan Williams being fired for expressing his opinion, over-reaching political correctness is chipping away at the fundamental American freedoms of speech and expression.
- Eric Cantor
(Keywords: People, Islam, American, Being, Expression, Opinion, Radical, Speech, Walking)

A radical generally meant a man who thought he could somehow pull up the root without affecting the flower. A conservative generally meant a man who wanted to conserve everything except his own reason for conserving anything.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton
(Keywords: Thought, Conservative, Man, Radical, Reason)

Given my last position, that I was the first U.S attorney post 9/11 in New Jersey, I understand acutely the pain and sorrow and upset of the family members who lost loved ones that day at the hands of radical Muslim extremists. And their sensitivities and concerns have to be taken into account.
- Chris Christie
(Keywords: Family, Muslim, Day, First, Pain, Post, Radical, Sorrow)

Energetic action on debt would make a radical difference to the prospects of many of the poorest countries in the world, at no practical cost to creditor countries.
- Kenneth Clarke
(Keywords: Action, Countries, Debt, Difference, Radical, World)

Our actions in the Middle East over the last 15 years have already guaranteed radical Muslims quite enough ammunition to kill Americans for the next century, even if Guantanamo did not exist.
- Nick Clooney
(Keywords: Actions, Americans, Radical, Years)

The State of the Union may look rosy from the White House balcony or the suites of George Bush's wealthiest donors. But hardworking Americans will see through this president's efforts to wrap his radical agenda with a compassionate ribbon.
- Howard Dean
(Keywords: Americans, May, President, Radical, State, Will)

And, these Islamic fundamentalists, these radical terrorists, these Middle Eastern monsters are committed to destroying the Jewish nation, driving her into the Mediterranean, conquering the world.
- Jerry Falwell
(Keywords: Driving, Nation, Radical, World)

Just as radical heirs apparent are said to lay aside all inconvenient revolutionary opinions when they come to the throne, it was believed that Mr. Mill in Parliament would be an entirely different person from Mr. Mill in his study.
- Millicent Fawcett
(Keywords: Opinions, Parliament, Radical, Study)

Lebanon can choose to be either a partner in ridding the scourge of terrorism or another obstacle that cows to the most radical elements of society.
- Vito Fossella
(Keywords: Society, Cows, Radical, Terrorism)

Male and female represent the two sides of the great radical dualism. But in fact they are perpetually passing into one another. Fluid hardens to solid, solid rushes to fluid. There is no wholly masculine man, no purely feminine woman.
- Margaret Fuller
(Keywords: Fact, Man, Radical, Woman)

I am trying to do two things: dare to be a radical and not a fool, which is a matter of no small difficulty.
- James A. Garfield
(Keywords: Difficulty, Fool, Radical, Trying)

I'm a radical reformist, because between where we are and where I want to go there's a great deal of work, and I won't see the end of this.
- Susan George
(Keywords: Work, End, Radical, Want)

The secular elites are so terrified of telling the truth about radical Islam. When you talk about the radical Islamists, we have got to get straight and get serious and talk about it in the right way.
- Newt Gingrich
(Keywords: Truth, Islam, Radical, Right, Talk)

This country has always been run by elite, and it's an elitist democracy. And that's not a radical concept. It's elitist democracy. When people talk about democracy, they don't talk - really talk about participatory democracy, until the point that we get us at Election Day.
- Danny Glover
(Keywords: People, Country, Day, Democracy, Radical, Talk)

To the indefinite, uncertain mind of the American radical the most contradictory ideas and methods are possible. The result is a sad chaos in the radical movement, a sort of intellectual hash, which has neither taste nor character.
- Emma Goldman
(Keywords: Ideas, Character, American, Chaos, Mind, Radical, Result, Taste)

Whenever culture has gone through a radical change, as ours has - from industrial age to information age - there are people who will deny that things have changed; they resist it and refuse to change.
- Daniel Greenberg
(Keywords: Age, Change, People, Culture, Information, Radical, Will)

Obedience is detachment from the self. This is the most radical detachment of all. But what is the self? The self is the principle of reason and responsibility in us. It is the root of freedom, it is what makes us men.
- Bede Griffiths
(Keywords: Men, Freedom, Obedience, Radical, Reason, Responsibility, Self)

An important consequence of freeing oneself from the fear of death is a radical opening to spirituality of a universal and non-denominational type.
- Stanislav Grof
(Keywords: Death, Fear, Radical, Spirituality)

As the middle begins to feel safe enough to accept some of the so-called radical thinking, ideas move to the middle and a new edge is created.
- Jasmine Guy
(Keywords: Ideas, Radical, Thinking)

When you look at what I've done here, you see a consistent theme of reforms which is not driven by any dogma from across the water, but a radical agenda to make sure Northern Ireland's people enjoy equal opportunities, driven by the values of social justice.
- Peter Hain
(Keywords: People, Values, Ireland, Justice, Radical, Water)

For him to have understood me would have meant reorganizing his thinking... giving up his intellectual ballast, and few people are willing to risk such a radical move.
- Edward T. Hall
(Keywords: People, Giving, Radical, Risk, Thinking)

And initially, a lot of companies avoid trying to make a really radical new kind of title for a new system, because that would involve learning a new machine and learning how to make the new title at the same time.
- Trip Hawkins
(Keywords: Time, Learning, Machine, Radical, Trying)

When you are right you cannot be too radical; when you are wrong, you cannot be too conservative.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
(Keywords: Conservative, Radical, Right, Wrong)

The time draws near, when a radical change must take place for the whole world in the management of diplomacy.
- Lajos Kossuth
(Keywords: Change, Time, Management, Diplomacy, Radical, World)

The radical novelty of modern science lies precisely in the rejection of the belief... that the forces which move the stars and atoms are contingent upon the preferences of the human heart.
- Walter Lippmann
(Keywords: Science, Heart, Belief, Atoms, Lies, Novelty, Radical, Rejection, Stars)

America and its allies are engaged in a war against a terrorist movement that spans all corners of the globe. It is sparked by radical ideologues that breed hatred, oppression, and violence against all of their declared enemies.
- Kenny Marchant
(Keywords: War, America, Enemies, Hatred, Oppression, Radical, Violence)

Then I came up with this crazy idea just to walk out on the stage with no band at all and just start singing whatever came to mind. I actually fought the idea for a while because it seemed almost too radical, but it became obvious what I was supposed to be doing.
- Bobby McFerrin
(Keywords: Idea, Mind, Obvious, Radical, Singing)

We began as restless and radical. Remember the spirit of 1997, but by the end of our time in office we had lost our way.
- Ed Miliband
(Keywords: Time, End, Office, Radical, Spirit)

The radical right is so homophobic that they're blaming global warming on the AIDS quilt.
- Dennis Miller
(Keywords: Global warming, Radical, Right)

Radical changes in world politics leave America with a heightened responsibility to be, for the world, an example of a genuinely free, democratic, just and humane society.
- Pope John Paul II
(Keywords: Politics, Society, America, Example, Radical, Responsibility, World)

It is this power structure which the Radical Right in the United States has been attacking for years in the belief that they are attacking the Communists.
- Carroll Quigley
(Keywords: Power, Belief, Radical, Right, states, United, Years)

The Cross is the approbation of our existence, not in words, but in an act so completely radical that it caused God to become flesh and pierced this flesh to the quick; that, to God, it was worth the death of his incarnate Son.
- Joseph Ratzinger
(Keywords: Death, Son, God, Act, Existence, Quick, Radical, Words, Worth)

Radical conservatives want to police bedrooms.
- Robert Reich
(Keywords: Police, Radical, Want)

The silent majority really is a liberal majority, even though the word liberal has taken a real beating over the last 20 years by radical conservatives.
- Robert Reich
(Keywords: Liberal, Majority, Radical, Word, Years)

If any imagine from the literary tone of the preceding remarks that we are indifferent to the radical movement for the benefit of the masses which is the crowning glory of the nineteenth century, they will soon discover their egregious mistake.
- George Ripley
(Keywords: Mistake, Glory, Literary, Radical, Will)

I support this war on terror and the war on radical Islam.
- Dana Rohrabacher
(Keywords: War, Islam, Radical, Support, Terror)

The idea that UN commitments should be followed by action is indeed a radical one, especially for the United States, where wilful neglect of its own commitments is the rule.
- Jeffrey Sachs
(Keywords: Idea, Action, Neglect, Radical, states, United)

The opportunities which the present position open up for a lasting and radical solution of the most vexing problem of the Jewish state are so far-reaching as to take one's breath away.
- Moshe Sharett
(Keywords: Open, Present, Radical, Solution, State)

In the little hall leading to it was a rack holding various Socialist or radical newspapers, tracts, and pamphlets in very small print and on very bad paper. The subjects treated were technical Marxist theories.
- Agnes Smedley
(Keywords: Leading, Newspapers, Radical, Theories)

Any critic is entitled to wrong judgments, of course. But certain lapses of judgment indicate the radical failure of an entire sensibility.
- Susan Sontag
(Keywords: Failure, Judgment, Radical, Sensibility, Wrong)

Imagine a political system so radical as to promise to move more of the poorest 20% of the population into the richest 20% than remain in the poorest bracket within the decade? You don't need to imagine it. It's called the United States of America.
- Thomas Sowell
(Keywords: America, Population, Promise, Radical, states, United)

If you have always believed that everyone should play by the same rules and be judged by the same standards, that would have gotten you labeled a radical 60 years ago, a liberal 30 years ago and a racist today.
- Thomas Sowell
(Keywords: Liberal, Play, Radical, Rules, Today, Years)

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