Oppression Sayings and Quotes
Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous
old oppression quotes, oppression sayings, and oppression proverbs, collected over the years from a variety
Oppression makes a wise man mad.
Oppression is the essence of power.
All oppression creates a state of war. And this is no exception.
Simone De Beauvoir
Standing in line is a form of oppression.
Oppression breeds the power to oppose it.
He who allows oppression shares the crime.
Resistance to oppression is second nature.
Seneca The Younger
The root of oppression is the loss of memory.
Paula Gunn Allen
Oppression is more easily endured than insult.
Where there is power, there is resistance.
Only oppression should fear the full exercise of freedom.
To forgive an oppressor is oppression upon the oppressed.
Freeing people from oppression and despair is eternally right.
George W. Bush
A desire to resist oppression is implanted in the nature of man.
Oppression cannot prosper where none will submit to be enslaved.
Charles Caleb Colton
To oppression, plundering and abandonment, we respond with life.
Gabriel Garcia Marquez
The most odious of all oppressions are those which mask as justice.
Robert H. Jackson
Death may beget life, but oppression can beget nothing other than itself.
Oppression is often the consequence, but seldom or never the means of riches.
Wherever the real power in a Government lies, there is the danger of oppression.
An educator in a system of oppression is either a revolutionary or an oppressor.
Lerone Bennett, Jr.
The danger of oppression is not just being oppressed, it's becoming an oppressor.
There is unity in the oppression. There must be absolute unity and determination, in the response
Oppression has no logic--just a self-fulfilling prophecy, justified by a self-perpetuating system.
Too often, systems of oppression turn those who are the targets of the oppression against one another.
Never forget that turning a blind eye to oppression and watching from the sidelines is itself oppression.
People will come to love their oppression, to adore the technologies that undo their capacities to think.
One writes fables in periods of oppression.
Idleness is the heaviest of all oppressions.
Any kind of civil rights oppression is wrong.