Saul Alinsky


Saul Alinsky Quotes

  • ''History is a relay of revolutions.''
    Saul Alinsky (1909-1972), U.S. radical activist. "Of Means and Ends," Rules for Radicals (1971).
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  • ''Life is a corrupting process from the time a child learns to play his mother off against his father in the politics of when to go to bed; he who fears corruption fears life.''
    Saul Alinsky (1909-1972), U.S. radical activist. "Of Means and Ends," Rules for Radicals (1971).
  • ''The greatest enemy of individual freedom is the individual himself.''
    Saul Alinsky (1909-1972), U.S. radical activist. Rules for Radicals, prologue (1971).
  • ''Power is not only what you have but what the enemy thinks you have.''
    Saul Alinsky (1909-1972), U.S. radical activist. "Tactics," Rules for Radicals (1971).
  • ''Change means movement. Movement means friction. Only in the frictionless vacuum of a nonexistent abstract world can movement or change occur without that abrasive friction of conflict.''
    Saul Alinsky (1909-1972), U.S. radical activist. "The Purpose," Rules for Radicals (1971).

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