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Oppresses Quotes

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We cannot change anything until we accept it.
Condemnation does not liberate, it oppresses.
- Carl Jung

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The thing which grieves and oppresses my heart with
respect to poor Scotland,
is the hardness of heart manifest in the levity and
cruelty with which they speak of others.
- Edward Irving

Kafka truly illustrates the way the environment oppresses the individual.
He shows how the unconscious controls our lives.
- Manuel Puig

Can a nation be free if it oppresses other nations? It cannot.
- Vladimir Lenin

 

To plead for the Oppress'd and to defend the Weak seem'd
to me a generous undertaking;
for tho' it may be secure,
'tis not always Honourable to run over to the strongest party.
- Mary Astell

Marriage is an institution fits in perfect harmony with the laws of nature;
whereas systems of slavery and segregation were designed
to brutally oppress people and thereby violated the laws of nature.
- Jack Kingston

Powerful people cannot afford to educate the people that they oppress,
because once you are truly educated,
you will not ask for power.
You will take it.
- John Henrik Clarke

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Men don't oppress women any more than women oppress men.
- Warren Farrell

Continuous persecution of widows and orphans is a crime.
Even the Bible says there is a specific place in hell
for those who oppress widows.
- Imelda Marcos

Among those who dislike oppression are many who like to oppress.
- Napoleon Bonaparte

Naturally I drew register a little exaggerated,
in order to create something new in the sense of a
sublime literature that sings of despair only in order to oppress the reader,
and make him desire the good as the remedy.
- Comte de Lautreamont

Where justice is denied, where poverty is enforced,
where ignorance prevails, and where any one class is
made to feel that society is an organized conspiracy to oppress,
rob and degrade them, neither persons nor property will be safe.
- Frederick Douglass

The Klan had used fear, intimidation and murder to
brutally oppress over African-Americans who sought
justice and equality and it sought to respond to the
young workers of the civil rights movement in Mississippi in the same way.
- Charles Rangel

Gossip is the opiate of the oppressed.
- Erica Jong

As I've said many times, the single most oppressed
class in America right now is the teenager.
- Joe Bob Briggs

The oppressed are allowed once every few years to decide
which particular representatives of the oppressing
class are to represent and repress them.
- Karl Marx

In order for the artist to have a world to express
he must first be situated in this world,
oppressed or oppressing, resigned or rebellious,
a man among men.
- Charles Baudelaire

The surest guide to the correctness of the path that
women take is joy in the struggle.
Revolution is the festival of the oppressed.
- Germaine Greer

Fortunately, historians are now beginning to recognise
the historic role of Islam as a liberating force for
peoples oppressed by the burdens of unjust social systems.
- Aly Khan

Truth is on the side of the oppressed.
- Malcolm X

Humour is the weapon of unarmed people:
it helps people who are oppressed to smile at the situation that pains them.
- Simon Wiesenthal

It is absolutely essential that the oppressed participate
in the revolutionary process with an increasingly critical
awareness of their role as subjects of the transformation.
- Paulo Freire

Let's put one lie to rest for all time:
the lie that men are oppressed,
too, by sexism-the lie that there can be such a thing
as men's liberation groups.
- Robin Morgan

To throw oneself to the side of the oppressed is the
only dignified thing to do in life.
- Edwin Markham

The most potent weapon of the oppressor is the mind of the oppressed.
- Steven Biko

Those who oppressed us described us as the Dark Continent!
- Thabo Mbeki

Freedom is never voluntarily given by the oppressor;
it must be demanded by the oppressed.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

The Bible has been the Magna Carta of the poor and of the oppressed.
- Thomas Huxley

Revolution is the festival of the oppressed.
- Germaine Greer

The beginning of Canadian cultural nationalism was
not 'Am I really that oppressed?' but 'Am I really that boring?'
- Margaret Atwood

I feel that man-hating is an honorable and viable political act,
that the oppressed have a right to class-hatred against
the class that is oppressing them.
- Robin Morgan

A young man is stirred and stimulated by the consciousness
of how much depends upon his own exertions:
a young girl is oppressed by it.
- Elizabeth Missing Sewell

The oppressed peoples can liberate themselves only through struggle.
This is a simple and clear truth confirmed by history.
- Kim Il Sung

Religion is the sigh of the oppressed creature,
the heart of a heartless world, and the soul of soulless conditions.
It is the opium of the people.
- Karl Marx

To congratulate oneself on one's warm commitment to the environment,
or to peace, or to the oppressed, and think no more
is a profound moral fault.
- Robert Conquest

An oppressed people are authorized whenever they can
to rise and break their fetters.
- Henry Clay

Atheism is aristocratic; the idea of a great Being
that watches over oppressed innocence and punishes
triumphant crime is altogether popular.
- Maximilien Robespierre

These interests of the workers, as the exploited and oppressed,
class of society, are the same in all countries.
- Clara Zetkin

Never elated when someone's oppressed,
never dejected when another one's blessed.
- Alexander Pope

I teach at Eastern University, which is highly committed
to doing work among the poor and the oppressed peoples of the world.
We have a special commitment to the city.
- Tony Campolo

Legitimate revolution must be led by,
made by those who have been most oppressed:
black,
brown, yellow, red, and white women-with men relating
to that the best they can.
- Robin Morgan

The oppressed never free themselves -
they do not have the necessary strengths.
- Clare Boothe Luce

Baby, black promoters oppressed me before white promoters ever got hold of me.
Don't talk skin to me.
- Mahalia Jackson

A major problem for Black women, and all people of color,
when we are challenged to oppose anti-Semitism,
is our profound scepticism that white people can actually be oppressed.
- Barbara Smith

No other offense has ever been visited with such severe
penalties as seeking to help the oppressed.
- Clarence Darrow

Whoever removes the Cross and its interpretation by
the New Testament from the center,
in order to replace it, for example,
with the social commitment of Jesus to the oppressed as a new center,
no longer stands in continuity with the apostolic faith.
- Hans Urs von Balthasar

We can be proud of our record as an international beacon of liberty.
From fostering democracies in Eastern Europe to the
stabilization of Iraq and Afghanistan,
we have been true to that calling and helped spread
freedom to oppressed peoples everywhere.
- Kay Bailey Hutchison

Otherwise we get off the track and we do not fulfil
the historical role which we want to fulfil:
to help the masses,
the exploited and the oppressed of the world,
build a classless society, a world socialist federation.
- Ernest Mandel

Religious suffering is at once the expression of real
suffering and a protest against real suffering.
Religion is the sigh of the oppressed creature,
the sentiment of the heartless world,
as it is the soul of soulless condition.
It is the opium of the people.
- John Desmond Bernal

The so-called modern education, with all its defects,
however, does others so much more good than it does the Negro,
because it has been worked out in conformity to the
needs of those who have enslaved and oppressed weaker peoples.
- Carter G. Woodson

We shall suffer no attachment to literature,
no taste for abstract discussion, no love of purely intellectual theories,
to seduce us from our devotion to the cause of the oppressed,
the down trodden, the insulted and injured masses of our fellow men.
- George Ripley

Till people find themselves greatly abused and oppressed by their governors,
they are not apt to complain; and whenever they do,
in fact, find themselves thus abused and oppressed,
they must be stupid not to complain.
- Jonathan Mayhew

But love, like the sun that it is, sets afire and melts everything.
what greed and privilege to build up over whole centuries
the indignation of a pious spirit,
with its natural following of oppressed souls,
will cast down with a single shove.
- Jose Marti

Your generous part in my liberation is taken by the
world for the revelation of the fact,
that the United States are resolved not to allow the
despots of the world to trample on oppressed humanity.
- Lajos Kossuth

American and Israel share a special bond.
Our relationship is unique among all nations.
Like America, Israel is a strong democracy,
a symbol of freedom, and an oasis of liberty,
a home to the oppressed and persecuted.
- William J. Clinton

You go overseas and people are oppressed and scared
and worried but we're not like that...
we're more like my films and how people come out at the end of seeing them -
they feel good.
- Yahoo Serious

Human beings are so made that the ones who do the crushing feel nothing;
it is the person crushed who feels what is happening.
Unless one has placed oneself on the side of the oppressed,
to feel with them, one cannot understand.
- Simone Weil

Many slaves on this continent are oppressed,
and their cries have reached the ears of the Most High.
Such are the purity and certainty of his judgments,
that he cannot be partial in our favor.
- John Woolman

How few, since the foundation of the world,
have found themselves in a position environed with
public perils so numerous,
oppressed with responsibilities so high and solemn,
as yourself!
- Robert Dale Owen

I am willing to admit that if the agriculturists are
oppressed by peculiar burdens,
they ought to be relieved from them,
or be allowed a fair and just protection equivalent
to all such peculiar burdens.
- Joseph Hume

Women are oppressed in the east, in the west,
in the south, in the north.
Women are oppressed inside, outside home,
a woman is oppressed in religion, she is oppressed outside religion.
- Taslima Nasrin

America and Israel share a special bond.
Our relationship is unique among all nations.
Like America, Israel is a strong democracy,
a symbol of freedom, and an oasis of liberty,
a home to the oppressed and persecuted.
- William J. Clinton

You have discovered so much kindness and good will
to those you thought were oppressed,
and had no helper, that I am sure you will not despise what I have wrote,
if you judge it will be of any service to them.
- Jupiter Hammon

Hundreds of thousands of American servicemen and women
are deployed across the world in the war on terror.
By bringing hope to the oppressed, and delivering justice to the violent,
they are making America more secure.
- George W. Bush

O God and Lord, now the council condemns even Your
own act and Your own law as heresy,
since You Yourself did lay Your cause before Your Father as the just judge,
as an example for us, whenever we are sorely oppressed.
- Jan Hus

For centuries, the world has heard the oppressed,
the downtrodden and the vulnerable cry out for their freedoms,
for their rights and for a chance to emerge from the
shadows of the tyranny and bloodshed that they had lived with.
- Ginny B. Waite

Those issues are biblical issues: to care for the sick,
to feed the hungry, to stand up for the oppressed.
I contend that if the evangelical community became more biblical,
everything would change.
- Tony Campolo

That cry of the soul to be lifted out of the bondage
of the narrow circle of life,
which carries up to God the protest and yearning of suffering man,
never finds a more sublime expression than where humanity
is oppressed and religion is corrupt.
- Hall Caine

Right now, computers, which are supposed to be our servant,
are oppressing us.
- Jef Raskin

It doesn't really mean a great deal of difference to a life.
You live as you wish to do and if a job is oppressing,
you leave it.
I've done it on several occasions.
- George Woodcock

The average European does not seem to feel free until
he succeeds in enslaving and oppressing others.
- Bernard Berenson


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