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Repressed anger still is anger, it just isn't expressed.
If you truly have no anger, you are blessed and joyful.
If you have repressed anger, know that you have anger,
you just haven't expressed that anger.
Go ahead, express your anger briefly,
pound pillows, scream, curse.
Then take a deep breath, and get over it.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It's people who are repressed and cannot express their
fears that are dangerous.
- Julie Taymor

Sexuality poorly repressed unsettles some families;
well repressed,
it unsettles the whole world.
- Karl Kraus

I never had any hang-ups about sex.
As for being sexually repressed, nothing could be further from the truth.
There are more hang-ups now than ever there were when I was growing up.
- Mary Whitehouse

 

As repressed sadists are supposed to become policemen
or butchers so those with an irrational fear of life become publishers.
- Cyril Connolly

And I think my sexuality was heavily repressed by the church,
by the, you know, the design of the mortal sins.
- Thomas Keneally

We're more sexually repressed than men,
having been given a much more strict puritanical code
of behavior than men ever have.
- Kate Millett

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Almost all crime is due to the repressed desire for aesthetic expression.
- Evelyn Waugh

The repressed memory is like a noisy intruder being
thrown out of the concert hall.
You can throw him out, but he will bang on the door
and continue to disturb the concert.
The analyst opens the door and says,
If you promise to behave yourself,
you can come back in.
- Theodor Reik

My only regret about being gay is that I repressed it for so long.
I surrendered my youth to the people I feared when
I could have been out there loving someone.
Don't make that mistake yourself.
Life's too damn short.
- Armistead Maupin

Because I actually find the next take after they've
controlled it a little bit and repressed the laughter
is actually a really interesting take,
because that's still going on underneath the surface.
That struggle to maintain composure becomes part of the joy of the scene.
- Jay Roach

So when I read this story, it unlocked a volcano of unanswered questions,
because the questions had never been asked.
It was an opportunity to come to terms with the lot of repressed history -
and history of repression.
- Phillip Noyce

If I were to sum up the negative reactions to my work,
I think there are two primary causes:
one is that if there is discourse about anxiety it
is necessarily going to induce anxiety.
It will represent a return of the repressed for a great many people.
- Harold Bloom

In Halloween, I viewed the characters as simply normal teenagers.
Laurie, Jamie Lee's character, was shy and somewhat repressed.
And Michael Myers, the killer, is definitely repressed.
They have certain similarities.
- John Carpenter

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

Little progress can be made by merely attempting to repress what is evil.
Our great hope lies in developing what is good.
- Calvin Coolidge

Tea does our fancy aid, Repress those vapours which the head invade,
And keeps that palace of the soul serene.
- Edmund Waller

From the first time someone says, Who do you think
you are? we learn how to repress.
- Lauryn Hill

When I repress my emotion my stomach keeps score.
- J. Enoch Powell

It's no small irony that the government inevitably
and invariably ends up promoting precisely that which
they would most like to repress.
- Jock Sturges

The movements which I make I cannot possibly repress because,
at the time, I am actually the idea I am interpreting,
and naturally I picture my players and auditors as in accord with me.
I know, of course, that my mannerisms have been widely discussed.
- John Philip Sousa

But if Russia is to be part of this larger zone of
peace it cannot bring into it its imperial baggage.
It cannot bring into it a policy of genocide against the Chechens,
and cannot kill journalists, and it cannot repress the mass media.
- Zbigniew Brzezinski

But I think theatre in a repressive society is an immensely
exciting event and theatre in a luxurious old,
affluent old society like ours is an entertaining event.
- Janet Suzman

It's a repressive society where you can't be horrible,
I'm not horrible, they made me horrible,
I'm just honest.
- Johnny Rotten

Unfortunately, little attention was paid to how Arafat ruled.
In fact, some saw the harsh and repressive nature of
Arafat's regime as actually bolstering the prospects for peace.
- Natan Sharansky

Writers in repressive societies are considered dangerous.
That's why so many of them are in jail.
- Don DeLillo

I often traveled to Nicaragua to speak against repressive
policies by the Sandinista government.
- Bianca Jagger

Work while you work, play while you play -
this is a basic rule of repressive self-discipline.
- Theodor Adorno

There is one, and only one, thing in modern society
more hideous than crime namely,
repressive justice.
- Simone Weil

Everything's so repressive now - it's the No generation.
You can't do anything, you can't eat anything,
you have to abstain.
- Michael Douglas

Well, first I studied piano.
I wasn't very satisfied because I though my teachers were dumb...
and repressive.
- Luc Ferrari

Colonialism is known in its primitive form,
that is to say, by the permanent settling of repressive foreign powers,
with an army, services, policies.
This phase has known cruel colonial occupations which
have lasted 300 years in Indonesia.
- Ahmed Ben Bella

But here too it should be noted that the President's
approach was to first ask the repressive and brutal
Taliban to surrender Osama bin Laden to us,
and only after that government refused to do that did we invade.
- Barney Frank

In a repressive society, a writer can be deeply influential,
but in a society that's filled with glut and repetition and endless consumption,
the act of terror may be the only meaningful act.
- Don DeLillo

When they talk about family values, it's in a repressive way,
as if our American tradition were only the Puritan
tradition or the 19th century oppressive tradition.
The Christian tradition.
- James Hillman

If the tenth of the population that is gay became visible tomorrow,
the panic of the majority of people would inspire repressive
legislation of a sort that would shock even the pessimists among us.
- Jane Rule

The only justification for repressive institutions
is material and cultural deficit.
But such institutions, at certain stages of history,
perpetuate and produce such a deficit,
and even threaten human survival.
- Noam Chomsky

If you're going to hold someone down you're going to
have to hold on by the other end of the chain.
You are confined by your own repression.
- Toni Morrison

When decorum is repression, the only dignity free men have is to speak out.
- Abbie Hoffman

Early on I saw the repression and idolatry of Stalinism,
and when it cracked, I was open to religion again.
- Lionel Blue

The savage repression of blacks, which can be estimated
by reading the obituary columns of the nation's dailies,
Fred Hampton, etc., has not failed to register on the black inmates.
- George Jackson

At 21, I discovered repression and injustice.
The army would shoot students with real bullets.
- Tahar Ben Jelloun

The Government of Iraq also owes a debt to the American
and coalition forces who are fighting the insurgency
and helping put that country back together after decades of repression.
- Ike Skelton

Reason has never failed men.
Only force and repression have made the wrecks in the world.
- William Allen White

Repression will provoke rebellion.
- Hugh Williamson

The cost of liberty is less than the price of repression.
- W. E. B. Du Bois

The fundamental problem is that there's no credibility in the judicial system,
which is a system that's been completely politicized.
This is retaliation and selective repression.
- Leopoldo Lopez

It is possible to resolve childhood repression safely and without confusion -
something that has always been disputed by the most
respected schools of thought.
- Alice Miller

When you have a foreign invasion - in this case by the Indonesian army -
writers,
intellectuals, newspapers and magazines are the first targets of repression.
- Antonio Tabucchi

The seed of revolution is repression.
- Woodrow Wilson

It just seemed to me to be a great story,
set back in its time but something that seemed to have relevance for our time.
Now that the film is coming out, it looks like we're
back in another time where repression of expression is all the rage.
- Philip Kaufman

There are men - now in power in this country -
who do not respect dissent,
who cannot cope with turmoil, and who believe that
the people of America are ready to support repression
as long as it is done with a quiet voice and a business suit.
- John Lindsay

Now they have come to the place where their faith can
no longer feed on the bread of repression and violence.
They ask for the bread of liberty, of public equality,
and public responsibility.
It must not be denied them.
- Mordecai Wyatt Johnson

After the desperate years of their own war,
after six years of repression inside Spain and six
years of horror in exile,
these people remain intact in spirit.
They are armed with a transcendent faith;
they have never won,
and yet they have never accepted defeat.
- Martha Gellhorn

Palestinian terrorism has to be rejected and condemned,
yes.
But it should not be translated defacto into a policy
of support for a really increasingly brutal repression,
colonial settlements and a new wall.
- Zbigniew Brzezinski

It was this society and culture that among other things -
including economic opportunities here and repression in Europe -
attracted subsequent generations of immigrants to this country.
- Samuel P. Huntington

If repression has indeed been the fundamental link between power,
knowledge, and sexuality since the classical age,
it stands to reason that we will not be able to free
ourselves from it except at a considerable cost.
- Michel Foucault

As soon as my trial was over, we tried to use the energy
that had developed around my case to create another organization,
which we called the National Alliance against Racist
and Political Repression.
- Angela Davis

And the young people in the 1960's identified with it immediately,
because, I guess the young people had been having years of repression really.
They felt that the, you know, after the war everything was very austere,
particularly in Europe.
- George Martin

Plant trees for your great-grandchildren -
for future generations.
Create the legacy of a better world.
Leave this world a better place than you found it.
Literally planting trees for
your great-grandchildren is a wonderful idea,
but far more important...
use this symbolism - this imagery -
to represent the kind of legacy
you want to leave to future generations.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When does a belief bring out the best in you?
When does a belief hold you prisoner to yesterday
and limit your options for designing a great future?
Test your beliefs with as much objectivity
as you can bring to the subject.
Be willing to let go of those beliefs
that represent your parents' opinions,
or your communities opinions, rather than your own.
Those beliefs that withstand rigorous testing,
should become the foundation of your being -
your reason for living.
Take action on those beliefs.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things,
but their inward significance.
- Aristotle

Pity may represent little more
than the impersonal concern
which prompts the mailing of a check,
but true sympathy is the personal concern
which demands the giving of one's soul.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Bitter experience has taught us how fundamental our
values are and how great the mission they represent.
- Jan Peter Balkenende

Mama and Daddy King represent the best in manhood and womanhood,
the best in a marriage, the kind of people we are trying to become.
- Coretta Scott King

It's the duty of a lawyer to represent anyone for whom
a responsible argument could be made.
- Lloyd Norton Cutler

If the United Nations is to survive,
those who represent it must bolster it;
those who advocate it must submit to it;
and those who believe in it must fight for it.
- Norman Cousins

I represent central Florida, which depends on tourists
for its economic survival.
We need people to be able to get to the State and enjoy it.
- Corrine Brown

If I'm going to represent God I have to do it the best I can.
- Cliff Richard

I've done lots of songs for film soundtracks and things like that -
stuff I'm not ashamed of,
but that doesn't represent my legacy with the Pretenders.
- Chrissie Hynde

That is why, as soon as I felt a real attraction for
my first passion which was the motorcycle,
and in spite of the danger it could represent,
they encouraged me.
- Jacky Ickx


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