Mario Savio Famous Quotes & Sayings

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9 Mario Savio Famous Sayings, Quotes and Quotation.

Mario Savio Sayings: The university is well structured, well tooled, to turn out people with all the sharp The university is well structured, well tooled, to turn out people with all the sharp edges worn off, the well-rounded person. The university is well equipped to produce that sort of person, and this means that the best among the people who enter must for four years wander aimlessly much of the time questioning why they are on campus at all, doubting whether there is any point in what they are doing, and looking toward a very bleak existence afterward in a game in which all of the rules have been made up, which one cannot really amend.
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Mario Savio Sayings: I'm tired of reading about history, I want to make it. I'm tired of reading about history, I want to make it.
Mario Savio Sayings: You can't disobey the rules every time you disapprove. However, when you're considering something that You can't disobey the rules every time you disapprove. However, when you're considering something that constitutes an extreme abridgement of your rights, conscience is the court of last resort.
Mario Savio Sayings: The university is a vast public utility which turns out future workers in today's vineyard, The university is a vast public utility which turns out future workers in today's vineyard, the military-industrial complex. They've got to be processed in the most efficient way to see to it that they have the fewest dissenting opinions, that they have just those characteristics which are wholly incompatible with being an intellectual. This is a real internal psychological contradiction. People have to suppress the very questions which reading books raises.
Mario Savio Sayings: There's a time when the operation of the machine becomes so odious, makes you so There's a time when the operation of the machine becomes so odious, makes you so sick at heart, that you can't take part; you can't even tacitly take part. And you've got to put your bodies upon the gears and upon the wheels, upon all the apparatus and you've got to make it stop. And you've got to indicate to the people who run it, to the people who own it, that unless you're free, the machine will be prevented from working at all.
Mario Savio Sayings: The 'futures' and 'careers' for which American students now prepare are for the most part The 'futures' and 'careers' for which American students now prepare are for the most part intellectual and moral wastelands. This chrome-plated consumers' paradise would have us grow up to be well-behaved children. But an important minority of men and women coming to the front today have shown they will die rather than be standardized, replaceable, and irrelevant.
Mario Savio Sayings: Having a place in this society is far less important than creating a society in Having a place in this society is far less important than creating a society in which one would want to have a place.
Mario Savio Sayings: The most exciting things going on in America today are movements to change America. The most exciting things going on in America today are movements to change America.
Mario Savio Sayings: I am not a political person. My involvement in the Free Speech Movement is religious I am not a political person. My involvement in the Free Speech Movement is religious and moral ... I don't know what made me get up and give that first speech. I only know I had to. What was it Kierkegaard said about free acts? They're the ones that, looking back, you realize you couldn't help doing.