30 Total Quotes

Oppression Quotes

Nathanael Greene
We fight, get beat, rise, and fight again.
Nathanael Greene
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Napoleon Bonaparte
Among those who dislike oppression are many who like to oppress.
Napoleon Bonaparte
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Andrea Dworkin
The will to domination is a ravenous beast. There are never enough warm bodies to satiate its monstrous hunger. Once alive, this beast grows and grows, feeding on all the life around it, scouring the earth to find new sources of nourishment. This beast lives in each man who battens on female servitude.
Andrea Dworkin
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Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
Even today a crude sort of persecution is all that is required to create an honorable name for any sect, no matter how indifferent in itself.
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
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William Blake
Nature in darkness groans and men are bound to sullen contemplation in the night: restless they turn on beds of sorrow; in their inmost brain feeling the crushing wheels, they rise, they write the bitter words of stern philosophy and knead the bread of knowledge with tears and groans.
William Blake
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Emily Dickinson
People need hard times and oppression to develop psychic muscles.
Emily Dickinson
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But there is only one thing which gathers people into seditious commotion, and that is oppression
John Locke
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People have got to get together and work together. I'm tired of the kind of oppression that white people have inflicted on us and are still trying to inflict.
Fannie Hamer
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Oppression is allowed to survive because people don't like to talk about it or about acts like what happened. We're hoping to counter some of that with the help of this banner.
Tim Gordon
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True enough, the country is calm. Calm as a morgue or a grave, would you not say?
Vaclav Havel
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It's a response to religious oppression, ... folks who have gone through conversion therapy (in) Christian schools where they were being converted from homosexuality back to heterosexual. Of course it didn't work for any of them, and now they're trying to balance their homosexuality and Christianity, trying to be happy with both.
Joseph Cook
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Saddam Hussein from our perspective is responsible for the brutal oppression of his own people and the deaths of tens of thousands, if not hundreds of thousands of people during his two decade reign.
Sean McCormack
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Rose Kennedy
There can be no really pervasive system of oppression, such as that in the United States, without the consent of the oppressed
Rose Kennedy
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Simone Beauvoir
All oppression creates a state of war.
Simone Beauvoir
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Simone Beauvoir
Patience is one of those "feminine" qualities which have their origin in our oppression but should be preserved after our liberation.
Simone Beauvoir
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Oppression that is clearly inexorable and invincible does not give rise to revolt but to submission.
Simone Weil
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Obvious and inexorable oppression that cannot be overcome does not give rise to revolt but to submission.
Simone Weil
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If Saddam Hussein committed crimes such as political oppression against the Iraqi people, it should be resolved legally in a fair and just manner which doesn't paint a sense of injustice,
Susilo Yudhoyono
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Joseph Stalin
Stalinist oppression on the march.
Joseph Stalin
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Oppression is more easily endured than insult.
Junius Junius
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 Bible,
They are corrupt, and speak wickedly concerning oppression: they speak loftily.
Bible,
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 Bible,
Moreover the prince shall not take of the people's inheritance by oppression, to thrust them out of their possession; but he shall give his sons inheritance out of his own possession: that my people be not scattered every man from his possession.
Bible,
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It sets a precedent, that Wal-Mart will not be permitted to violate the laws of California the way they did here, and the jury found that they had intentionally, with malice and oppression and fraud, violated the laws of the state of California.
Fred Furth
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It was a time of oppression and you spoke up -- and we won. Without you, I wouldn't be standing up here either.
Terrence McNally
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Usually, when people talk about the "strength" of black women . . . . they ignore the reality that to be strong in the face of oppression is not the same as overcoming oppression, that endurance is not to be confused with transformation.
Bell Hooks
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James A. Baldwin, ,
You know, it's not the world that was my oppressor, because what the world does to you, if the world does it to you long enough and effectively enough, you begin to do to yourself.
James A. Baldwin, ,
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Gilbert Keith Chesterton,
They have given us into the hand of new unhappy lords. Lords without anger and honor, who dare not carry their swords. They fight by shuffling papers; they have bright dead alien eyes; They look at our labor and laughter as a tired man looks at flies.
Gilbert Keith Chesterton,
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Tyranny destroys or strengthens the individual; freedom enervates him, until he becomes no more than a puppet. Man has more chances of saving himself by hell than by paradise.
E. M. Cioran
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A handful of soldiers is always better than a mouthful of arguments.
Georg C. Lichtenberg
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In Germany they came first for the Communist, and I didn't speak up because I wasn't a Communist. Then they came for the Jews, and I didn't speak up because I wasn't a Jew. Then they came for the trade unionists, and I didn't speak up because I wasn't a trade unionist. Then they came for the Catholics, and I didn't speak up because I was a Protestant. Then they came for me, and by that time no one was left to speak up.
Martin Niemoeller
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