Oppression Related Quotes



“All the miseries and evils which men suffer from vice, crime, ambition, injustice, oppression, slavery and war, proceed from their despising or neglecting the precepts contained in the Bible.”

Noah Webster

#Ambition #Crime #Injustice #Men #Miseries #Neglecting #Oppression #Proceed #Slavery #The Bible #Vice #War


“We mourn the loss of Tom Fox, who combined a lightness of spirit, a firm opposition to all oppression, and the recognition of God in everyone.”

Carol Rose

#Combined #Firm #Fox #Lightness #Loss #Mourn #Opposition #Oppression #Spirit #Tom


“You will never feel the chains until you try to move.”

Courtney Doan

#Chains #Change #Freedom #Movement #Oppression


“Much reading is an oppression of the mind, and extinguishes the natural candle, which is the reason of so many senseless scholars in the world.”

William Penn

#Candle #Extinguishes #Mind #Natural #Oppression #Reading #Reason #Senseless


“If a man wishes to rid himself of a feeling of unbearable oppression, he may have to take hashish.”

Friedrich Nietzsche

#Funny #Hashish #Man #Oppression #Wish #Wishes


“There can be no really pervasive system of oppression, such as that in the United States, without the consent of the oppressed”

Rose F. Kennedy

#Oppression #United states


“The government of Iran is engaged in the systematic oppression of its citizens, including the persecution of individuals for religious, political, and other reasons. Members of the country's religious minorities -- including Sunni Muslims, Sufis, Zoroastrians, Jews, and Christians -- are frequently imprisoned, harassed, and intimidated based on their religious beliefs.”

Adam Ereli

#Government #Oppression #Persecution #Religious


The ultimate tragedy is not the oppression and cruelty by the bad people but the silence over that by the good people.

Martin Luther King, Jr.

#Bad #Good #Oppression #Over #People #Silence #Tragedy


“It is often easier to become outraged by injustice half a world away than by oppression and discrimination half a block from home.”

Carl T. Rowan

#Discrimination #Easier #Half #Injustice #Oppression #Outraged #World


“If you think the country is a bastion only of nasty tendencies and racism and oppression, that is anti-American.”

Rich Lowry

#Anti Racism #Country #Oppression #Racism