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" A desire to resist oppression is implanted in the nature of man. "
" Africa shares with Asia a common background of colonialism, of exploitation, of discrimination, of oppression. At Bandung, African and Asian States dedicated themselves to the liberation of their two continents from foreign domination and affirmed the right of all nations to develop in their own way, free of any external interference. "
" A habitual disuse of physical forces totally destroys the moral; and men lose at once the power of protecting themselves, and of discerning the cause of their oppression. "
" Albanians are a nation of freedom fighters who know something about living under oppression. "
" All oppression creates a state of war. "
Simone de Beauvoir
" All societies wrestle with the scourge of prejudice, but validating that prejudice in statute makes a virtue of oppression. "
" All, too, will bear in mind this sacred principle, that though the will of the majority is in all cases to prevail, that will to be rightful must be reasonable; that the minority possess their equal rights, which equal law must protect, and to violate would be oppression. "
" America and its allies are engaged in a war against a terrorist movement that spans all corners of the globe. It is sparked by radical ideologues that breed hatred, oppression, and violence against all of their declared enemies. "
" Among those who dislike oppression are many who like to oppress. "
" An enthusiast broods over the oppression of a people till he fancies himself commissioned by Heaven to liberate them. He ventures the attempt, which ends in little else than his own execution. "
George Haven Putnam
" A person can only be born in one place. However, he may die several times elsewhere: in the exiles and prisons, and in a homeland transformed by the occupation and oppression into a nightmare. "
" As a social concept, 'white' is profound in its meaning. It means people who either come from or appear to come from Europe, but it's necessarily a construct of oppression. "
" A sexual revolution begins with the emancipation of women, who are the chief victims of patriarchy, and also with the ending of homosexual oppression. "
" Aside from the occasional genocide, oppression, evil and torture, etc., it is inarguable that public policy could be implemented more rapidly in an autocracy. "
" As nightfall does not come at once, neither does oppression. In both instances, there is a twilight when everything remains seemingly unchanged, and it is in such a twilight that we all must be most aware of change in the air - however slight - lest we become unwitting victims of darkness. "
William O. Douglas
" As there is oppression of the majority such oppression will be fought with increasing hatred. "
" As your president, I will do everything in my power to protect our LGBTQ citizens from the violence and oppression of a hateful foreign ideology. "
" A vote for George Wallace is a vote for the past and oppression. "
Coretta Scott King
" Because some people have sex with people of the same sex, an entire culture has been created, broadly speaking, out of oppression. Which in a rational world would not be an issue. "
" Before the palefaces came among us, we enjoyed the happiness of unbounded freedom and were acquainted with neither riches, wants, nor oppression. "
" Black people must address itself to the causes of poverty. That's oppression in this country. "
H. Rap Brown
" But that the people are stronger than the government, and will resist in extreme cases, our governments would be little or nothing else than organized systems of plunder and oppression. "
" Coming out, all the way out, is offered more and more as the political solution to our oppression. "
" Does the global Left - as well as the Israeli Left - truly not care about the horrific Taliban regime, the terrible oppression of women in Gulf states, and the mass hanging festivals in Iran? "
" False riches, consisting of money, houses and lands, acquired by selfish means at cost to others and thereafter used selfishly, are almost always used for the oppression of other persons. "
Joseph Franklin Rutherford
" Fascism is fascism. Terrorism is terrorism. Oppression is oppression. "
" For a black male, the sound of the blues is pre-Civil Rights. It's oppression. "
Gary Clark, Jr.
" For all of the continued awareness of systemic violence and oppression, there isn't a lot of talk about that psychological toll of racism, at least in white circles and white media. "
" For many gay and bisexual men of color, economic inequalities add to the pernicious effects of oppression and homophobia. "
" Freedom is not won by merely overthrowing a tyrannical ruler or an oppressive regime. That is usually only the prelude to a new tyranny, a new oppression. "
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