If Tyranny and Oppression come to this land, it will be in the guise of fighting a foreign enemy.
Tolerance implies no lack of commitment to one's own beliefs. Rather it condemns the oppression or persecution of others.
We must remember that any oppression, any injustice, any hatred, is a wedge designed to attack our civilization
He who allows oppression shares the crime.
Oppression that is clearly inexorable and invincible does not give rise to revolt but to submission.
You cannot raise the standard against oppression, or leap into the breach to relieve injustice, and still keep an open mind to every disconcerting fact, or an open ear to the cold voice of doubt.
One Law for the Lion and Ox is Oppression
Oppression is more easily borne than insult.
Oppression is but another name for irresponsible power, if history is to be trusted.
Resistance to oppression is second nature.
The worst government is the most moral. One composed of cynics is often very tolerant and humane. But when fanatics are on top there is no limit to oppression.
Nonviolence is the answer to the crucial political and moral questions of our time; the need for mankind to overcome oppression and violence without resorting to oppression and violence.
Without Liberty, Law loses its nature and its name, and becomes oppression. Without Law, Liberty also loses its nature and its name, and becomes licentiousness.
Anger and humor are like the left and right arm. They complement each other. Anger empowers the poor to declare their uncompromising opposition to oppression, and humor prevents them from being consumed by their fury.
In all liberation struggles it is the common people who bathe
in the fire of oppression.
He who allows oppression, shares the crime.
The people of Nicaragua were suffering oppression. This made us develop an awareness which eventually led us to commit ourselves to the struggle against the domination of the capitalists of our country in collusion with the U.S. government, i.e. imperialism.
When any government, or any church for that matter, undertakes to say to its subjects, This you may not read, this you must not see, this you are forbidden to know, the end result is tyranny and oppression no matter how holy the motives.
Oh for a lodge in some vast wilderness, Some boundless contiguity of shade, Where rumour of oppression and deceit, Of unsuccessful or successful war, Might never reach me more.
Each time a person stands up for an ideal, or acts to improve the lot of others, or strikes out against injustice, he sends forth a tiny ripple of hope, and crossing each other from a million different centers of energy and daring, these ripples build a current that can sweep down the mightiest walls of oppression and resistance.
The world is indebted for all triumphs which have been gained by reason and humanity over error and oppression.
When people are intimidated about having their own opinions, oppression is at hand.
All oppression creates a state of war.
Competition is easier to accept if you realize it is not an act of oppression or abrasion - I've worked with my best friends in direct competition
People need hard times and oppression to develop psychic muscles.