A Sane Revolution


If you make a revolution, make it for fun,

don't make it in ghastly seriousness,

don't do it in deadly earnest,

do it for fun.


5Don't do it because you hate people,

do it just to spit in their eye.


Don't do it for the money,

do it and be damned to the money.


Don't do it for equality,

10do it because we've got too much equality

and it would be fun to upset the apple-cart

and see which way the apples would go a-rolling.


Don't do it for the working classes.

Do it so that we can all of us be little aristocracies on our own

15and kick our heels like jolly escaped asses.


Don't do it, anyhow, for international Labour.

Labour is the one thing a man has had too much of.

Let's abolish labour, let's have done with labouring!

Work can be fun, and men can enjoy it; then it's not labour.

20Let's have it so! Let's make a revolution for fun!