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 of sources.

Competition is merely the absence of oppression. Frederic Bastiat
Oppression tries to defend itself by its utility. Simone De Beauvoir
Oppression won't win, the light comes from within. Linda McCartney
When people are intimidated about having their own opinions, oppression is at hand. Jimmy Carter
The oppression of women is the single most corrosive and urgent problem of our time. Brandi Carlile
If writers just sit and talk about oppression, they are not going to do much writing. V. S. Naipaul
They say that oppression engenders hate. They are heard on all sides crying hate hate. Monique Wittig
As there is oppression of the majority such oppression will be fought with increasing hatred. Bram Fischer
If Tyranny and Oppression come to this land, it will be in the guise of fighting a foreign enemy. James Madison
But there is only one thing which gathers people into seditious commotion, and that is oppression John Locke
If a man wishes to rid himself of a feeling of unbearable oppression, he may have to take hashish. Friedrich Nietzsche
Oppressors in front of the Lord, truth be told shall inherit oppression, while others receive gold. Muhammad Atta-ullah Faizani
Oppression that is clearly inexorable and invincible does not give rise to revolt but to submission. Simone Weil
To hold a people in oppression you have to convince them first that they are supposed to be oppressed. John Henrik Clarke
If you see oppression of the poor, and justice and righteousness trampled in a country, do not be astounded. King Solomon