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Saul Alinsky Quotes





A racially integrated community is a chronological term timed from the entrance of the first black family to the exit of the last white family.
[Black]
 

Always remember the first rule of power tactics; power is not only what you have but what the enemy thinks you have.
 

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.
[Change]
 

History is a relay of revolutions.
 

Last guys don't finish nice.
 

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.
[Life]
 

Once you accept your own death, all of a sudden you're free to live. You no longer care about your reputation. You no longer care except so far as your life can be used tactically to promote a cause you believe in.
 

Power is not only what you have but what the enemy thinks you have.
 

Tactics mean doing what you can with what you have.
 

The greatest enemy of individual freedom is the individual himself.
 

We must believe that it is the darkest before the dawn of a beautiful new world. We will see it when we believe it.