66 Total Quotes

Protest Quotes

[The maiden Olympics had more to protest about than mere war, though. Central to its ethos was a rejection of two establishments: the political one, certainly, but also that of the wider poetry world itself.] It changed poetry for ever in the UK, ... It led to readings all over the country. You suddenly got more women reading and publishing poems, as well as gay guys and poets from all over the world. Until that time, published poetry had been very university-based: white, male, middle-class. We were trying to break poetry out of its academic confines.
Adrian Mitchell
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My sense is if any (students) decided to protest, it would be a small percentage. But I can't predict the future.
Alan Sullivan
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Our only position is that students need to be in school. We are not endorsing the protest.
Joyce Haldeman
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I don't want to go all over the map here, but where is the protest against this war when almost on a daily basis, someone is dying over there?
Alec Baldwin
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You oppose the war with the protest you have, not with the protest you might wish to have.
Like I
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He's been involved in this (war protest). He's very knowledgeable about what is going on. We don't always agree with him, but we have great admiration for his advocacy and willingness to take a stand.
Jim Young
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We will start a peaceful protest ... tomorrow, ... It will be the start of continual protests until the election is overturned.
Ali Kerimli
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We had heard a rumor Thursday that students might leave classes to protest. We had a faculty meeting (Thursday) to let the teachers know. We wanted them to talk to the students and see if they could keep them in class.
Allen Williams
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Our intent is to mount a protest drive along those streets that our president will not allow us to march on.
Vuk Draskovic
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Shirin Ebadi
Whenever women protest and ask for their rights, they are silenced with the argument that the laws are justified under Islam. It is an unfounded argument. It is not Islam at fault, but rather the patriarchal culture that uses its own interpretations to justify whatever it wants.
Shirin Ebadi
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We will hold the protest. It will be a peaceful rally.
Shahid Shamsi
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[Rally organizers] specifically said they didn't want a permit, ... It's a peaceful protest, so we're going to take our time getting them out of here.
Scott Fear
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This was definitely a statement of protest. It is unusual because it signifies that at least one member of the court believes that the president has exceeded his legal authority.
Scott Silliman
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We have successfully organized this protest that was held peacefully and without any incidents.
Sondhi Limthongkul
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Howls of protest met my original downgrade to Thailand back in February. Now the conditions are in place to make this a compelling upgrade.
Spencer White
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We passed on our protest, saying no shooting should have been done.
Michel Lu
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We were prepared to protest, but we didn't have to.
Tom Kelly
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We do not plan to lock in protesters. We don't want a protest to turn into a more significant safety issue.
Timothy Tait
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We will be there to protest the government's provocations.
Effi Eitam
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Muslims after offering prayers went around ordering shops to down their shutters to protest President Bush 's visit to India which sparked off the clashes because the Hindus objected.
Ashutosh Pandey
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Our protest is not only against Bush's visit to India but also against the American policies in the world.
Prakash Karat
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We must continue our protest, but we must use other ways.
Bruno Julliard
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Today we are only marching in protest, but if you do not stop this assault (on Muhammad) we will sacrifice our souls and our blood for the prophet. Our message today is that we will accept an official apology from the government, but if the assault continues we will burn the land under their feet.
Khader Habib
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It can give a movement like this legs that it wouldn't have had 10 years ago. Today, protest is decentralized. You don't have to get 100,000 people marching on Washington. But you can get 10,000 people in 10 different cities rather quickly.
John Horrigan
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The foreign ministry has filed a strong protest while summoning the Philippines' deputy representative to Taipei.
Michel Lu
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to recognize that there are sinister elements who are using their protest to attack the security forces.
Mo Mowlam
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We are here to protest Britain's role in sending us to the U.N. Security Council. We must defend our right to nuclear technology.
Mohammad Ali
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We will retain the right to protest, and will ask the Security Council to investigate the truth ... about this factory,
Omar el-Bashir
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It is understandable that an agency like FAO could be, in some people's minds, an object of protest.
Nick Parsons
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It can give a movement like this legs that it wouldn't have had 10 years ago, ... Today, protest is decentralized. You don't have to get 100,000 people marching on Washington. But you can get 10,000 people in 10 different cities rather quickly.
John Horrigan
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