"If ye love wealth better than liberty, the tranquility of servitude better than the animating contest of freedom, go home from us in peace. We ask not your counsels or arms. Crouch down and lick the hands which feed you. May your chains set lightly upon you, and may posterity forget that ye were our countrymen."
Samuel Adams, speech at the Philadelphia State House, August 1, 1776.
The eight stages of Revolution:
"Grumbling. Muttering in discontent. Fomentation. Promotion of the growth or development of. Fomentation. Movement to action; stirring on; spurring on. Rebellion. Implies an open formidable resistance that is often unsuccessful. Uprising. Implies a brief, limited and often immediately ineffective rebellion. Insurgency. The quality or state of being insurgent, specifically a condition of revolt against a government that is less than an organized revolution and that is not recognized as belligerency. Revolt. To renounce allegiance or subjection (as to a government). Revolution. Applies to a successful rebellion resulting in a major change (as in government)."
From page 261, Shelly Waxman, J.D., ~ "In the Teeth of the Wind A Study of Power and How to Fight It". ISBN: 0595220177
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