Bill Ayers - Quotes

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It's amazing where the paranoid mind can take you.

It's amazing where the paranoid mind can take you.

Every revolution seems impossible at the beginning, and after it happens, it was inevitable. ---->>>

I have an addiction to caffeine. ---->>>

Kill all the rich people. Break up their cars and apartments. Bring the revolution home, kill your parents, that's where it's really at. ---->>>

Imperialism or globalization - I don't have to care what it's called to hate it. ---->>>

Teaching has always been, for me, linked to issues of social justice. I've never considered it a neutral or passive profession. ---->>>

I was a child of privilege and I woke up to a world on fire. ---->>>

I was involved in the anti-war movement. ---->>>

Two thousand people a day were being murdered in Vietnam in a terrorist war, an official terrorist war. ---->>>

I find some unity with Ron Paul. ---->>>

I suffer from a genetic flaw, which is that my mother was a hopeless Pollyanna. ---->>>

Beginning to dismantle the Pentagon would save $1 trillion a year - a small government proposal if ever there was one. ---->>>

I didn't respond to people thrusting microphones at me and asking me questions that were unanswerable in a sound bite. ---->>>

I wish I had been wiser. I wish I had been more effective, I wish I'd been more unifying, I wish I'd been more principled. ---->>>

I knew Barack Obama, absolutely. And I knew him probably as well as thousands of other Chicagoans. ---->>>

I didn't kill innocent people. ---->>>

I don't regret setting bombs. ---->>>

I would say for the young: Don't be straight jacketed by ideology. Don't be driven by a structure of ideas. ---->>>

Nothing is more boring than some old person going on and on about the way things used to be. ---->>>

I voted for Obama and I was delighted that he's been elected. ---->>>

The nice thing about being detained in Canada is it's like being in a Days Inn; it's very clean and very nice. ---->>>

I haven't been silent. I teach, I lecture at universities, I write, I'm not silent. ---->>>

I think I am a radical. I have never deviated from that. By radical, I mean someone trying to go to the root of things. ---->>>

We should open our eyes, see what's in front of us, and act. ---->>>

I was a militant. ---->>>

Large numbers of people are broken from the notion that the system is working for people, that the system is just or humane or peaceful. ---->>>

Nixon probably was a nice guy. ---->>>

Terrorists destroy randomly. ---->>>

I was arrested in 1965 for opposing the war in Vietnam. There were 39 of us arrested that day. But thousands opposed us. And the majority of the people in the country supported the war then. ---->>>

Chicago '68 was a relatively small demonstration for its time, but I've talked to millions of people who claim they were there because it felt like we were all there. Everyone from our generation was there and was at Woodstock. ---->>>


Nationality: American
Born: 12-26, 1944
Occupation: Activist

William Charles "Bill" Ayers (born December 26, 1944) is an American elementary education theorist and a former leader in the counterculture movement who opposed US involvement in the Vietnam War. He is known for his 1960s radical activism and his current work in education reform, curriculum and instruction (wikipedia)