It is a common idea that revolution and war are the offspring of poverty.
Alain, Remarks, 1926
In other words, are revolutions the consequence of poverty?
Alain (1868–1951) was a philosopher and journalist who first worked in politics before devoting himself to teaching. He became a teacher at the Lycée Henri IV in 1909, where he trained many intellectuals who became nationally known.
Aron – Preferring revolt to humiliation
The strength of the French Revolution