Quotations on Agitation

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The greater the feeling of inferiority that has been experienced, the more powerful is the urge to conquest and the more violent the emotional agitation.
- Alfred Adler
(Keywords: Inferiority, Agitation, Conquest, Feeling)

To be a human being means to possess a feeling of inferiority which constantly presses towards its own conquest. The greater the feeling of inferiority that has been experienced, the more powerful is the urge for conquest and the more violent the emotional agitation.
- Alfred Adler
(Keywords: Inferiority, Agitation, Being, Conquest, Feeling)

It is odd but agitation or contest of any kind gives a rebound to my spirits and sets me up for a time.
- Lord Byron
(Keywords: Time, Agitation, Spirits)

Those who profess to favor freedom, and yet depreciate agitation, are men who want crops without plowing up the ground.
- Frederick Douglass
(Keywords: Men, Agitation, Freedom, Want)

Indifference is harder to fight than hostility, and there is nothing that kills an agitation like having everybody admit that it is fundamentally right.
- Crystal Eastman
(Keywords: Agitation, Fight, Indifference, Nothing, Right)

What a peculiar privilege has this little agitation of the brain which we call 'thought'.
- David Hume
(Keywords: Agitation, Privilege)

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.
- Florence Kelley
(Keywords: Power, Women, Agitation, Nation, Responsibility)

The purely agitation attitude is not good enough for a detailed consideration of a subject.
- Michael Korda
(Keywords: Attitude, Agitation, Consideration)

Our material eye cannot see that a stupid chauvinism is driving us from one noisy, destructive, futile agitation to another.
- Anne Sullivan Macy
(Keywords: Agitation, Driving, Eye)

If on the one side we do not harbor the illusion that the entire proletariat must be enlightened before it can be called into battle, so on the other we do not doubt that as much enlightenment as possible must be produced with oral and printed agitation.
- Johann Most
(Keywords: Agitation, Battle, Doubt, Illusion)

Fortunately, no country was ever more suited for anarchist agitation than present-day America.
- Johann Most
(Keywords: Agitation, America, Country, Present)

Agitation is the marshalling of the conscience of a nation to mold its laws.
- Robert Peel
(Keywords: Agitation, Conscience, Laws, Nation)

The Social-Democratic Federation took part in all the political and economic struggles of the English working class; it took pains to bring Socialist views home to them, not only through agitation and propaganda, but also by actions.
- Karl Radek
(Keywords: Home, Actions, Agitation, Class, English, Propaganda)









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