37 Total Quotes

Abbie Hoffman Quotes

Abbie Hoffman
The '60s are gone, dope will never be as cheap, sex never as free, and the rock and roll never as great.
Abbie Hoffman
#American Activist

Abbie Hoffman
Free speech means the right to shout 'theatre' in a crowded fire.
Abbie Hoffman
#American Activist

Abbie Hoffman
I believe in compulsory cannibalism. If people were forced to eat what they killed, there would be no more wars.
Abbie Hoffman
#American Activist

Abbie Hoffman
Sacred cows make the tastiest hamburger.
Abbie Hoffman
#American Activist

Abbie Hoffman
Avoid all needle drugs, the only dope worth shooting is Richard Nixon.
Abbie Hoffman
#American Activist

Abbie Hoffman
Revolution is not something fixed in ideology, nor is it something fashioned to a particular decade. It is a perpetual process embedded in the human spirit.
Abbie Hoffman
#American Activist #Ideology

Abbie Hoffman
The first duty of a revolutionary is to get away with it.
Abbie Hoffman
#American Activist #Duty

Abbie Hoffman
Understand that legal and illegal are political, and often arbitrary, categorizations; use and abuse are medical, or clinical, distinctions.
Abbie Hoffman
#American Activist #Abuse

Abbie Hoffman
Once you get the right image the details aren't that important.
Abbie Hoffman
#American Activist

Abbie Hoffman
A modern revolutionary group heads for the television station.
Abbie Hoffman
#American Activist #Television

Abbie Hoffman
To steal from a brother or sister is evil. To not steal from the institutions that are the pillars of the Pig Empire is equally immoral.
Abbie Hoffman
#Evil #American Activist

Abbie Hoffman
Become an internationalist and learn to respect all life. Make war on machines. And in particular the sterile machines of corporate death and the robots that guard them.
Abbie Hoffman
#Life #American Activist

Abbie Hoffman
Never impose your language on people you wish to reach.
Abbie Hoffman
#American Activist #Language

Abbie Hoffman
Structure is more important than content in the transmission of information.
Abbie Hoffman
#American Activist #Information

Abbie Hoffman
The key to organizing an alternative society is to organize people around what they can do, and more importantly, what they want to do.
Abbie Hoffman
#People #American Activist

Abbie Hoffman
Expedience, not justice, is the rule of contemporary American law.
Abbie Hoffman
#American Activist #Justice

Abbie Hoffman
When decorum is repression, the only dignity free men have is to speak out.
Abbie Hoffman
#American Activist #Men

Abbie Hoffman
You measure a democracy by the freedom it gives its dissidents, not the freedom it gives its assimilated conformists.
Abbie Hoffman
#American Activist #Freedom