The Best Oppression quotes

Quotes can be a great way to start off a blog post, and they can also be used to illustrate a point that you’re trying to make. In this case, we’ve put together a compilation of quotes about oppression. Whether you’re an entrepreneur who is just starting out, or you’ve been in business for awhile, it’s important to be aware of the different ways that people can be oppressed.

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The best oppression quotes

1. When You’re Accustomed to Privilege, Equality Feels Like Oppression โ€” Unknown

2. Enlighten the people, generally, and tyranny and oppressions of body and mind will vanish like spirits at the dawn of day. โ€” Thomas Jefferson

3. The right to ridicule is far more important to society than any right not to be ridiculed because one in my view represents opennessโ€“and the other represents oppression. โ€” Rowan Atkinson

4. Oppression that is clearly inexorable and invincible does not give rise to revolt but to submission. โ€” Simone Weil

5. Before the palefaces came among us, we enjoyed the happiness of unbounded freedom and were acquainted with neither riches, wants, nor oppression. โ€” Tecumseh

6. The fore horse of this frightful team is public debt. Taxation follow that, and in its turn wretchedness and oppression. โ€” Thomas Jefferson

7. Among those who dislike oppression are many who like to oppress. โ€” Napoleon Bonaparte

8. A nation will never be vanished by subjugation or oppression, unless they get used to. โ€” M.F. Moonzajer

9. What is surprising is not that oppression should make its appearance only after higher forms of economy have been reached, but that it should always accompany them. โ€” Simone Weil

10. It is true that in the meantime we are suffering deeply in spirit, and incurring the horrors of a war and long oppressions of enormous public debt. โ€” Thomas Jefferson

11. Without the communist oppression, I am absolutely sure I would now be a local stupid professor of philosophy in Ljubljana. โ€” Slavoj ลฝiลพek

12. Remember: Oppression thrives off isolation. Connection is the only thing that can save us. โ€” Yolo Akili

13. Our forefathers would think it’s time for a revolution. This is why they revolted in the first place… They revolted against much more mild oppression. โ€” Ron Paul

14. A nation will never be vanished by subjugation or oppression, unless they get used to. โ€” M.F. Moonzajer

15. Your anger against every form of insult and oppression must be out of love. โ€” Sunday Adelaja, The Mountain of Ignorance

16. First oppression is made into an excuse for terrorism, and then terrorism is made into an excuse for oppression. โ€” Michael Walzer

17. All oppression creates a state of war. โ€” Simone de Beauvoir

18. Often the oppressor goes along unaware of the evil involved in his oppression so long as the oppressed accepts it. โ€” Martin Luther King

19. What is surprising is not that oppression should make its appearance only after higher forms of economy have been reached, but that it should always accompany them. โ€” Simone Weil

20. The world is indebted for all triumphs which have been gained by reason and humanity over error and oppression. โ€” Thomas Jefferson

21. I have always striven to raise the voice of hope for a world where hate gives way to respect and oppression to liberation. โ€” Theodore Bikel

22. I’m concerned aboutโ€“the oppression of the poor. โ€” Pat Robertson

23. The great and the mighty that use their assets and power to subjugate people are demonstrating oppression. โ€” Sunday Adelaja, The Mountain of Ignorance

24. Oppression is the seed of power โ€” you will plant it against yourself

25. Among those who dislike oppression are many who like to oppress. โ€” Napoleon Bonaparte

26. A hero is one who can never stop fighting for truth no matter the oppression โ€” Topsy Gift

27. ‘you should never leave your ”house of bread”, under any pretence, whether it is oppression, troubles or hardships.’ โ€” Sunday Adelaja

28. Freedom has nothing to do with having the right to vote for your oppressor; freedom is not having any form of oppression. โ€” Ralph Waldo Emerson

29. Advice to his children) Much reading is an oppression of the mind, and extinguishes the natural candle, which is the reason of so many senseless scholars in the world. โ€” William Penn

30. Freedom has nothing to do with having the right to vote for your oppressor; freedom is not having any form of oppression. โ€” Ralph Waldo Emerson

31. Idleness is the heaviest of all oppressions. โ€” Victor Hugo

32. Political scientists and professors are the new clergy โ€” the clergy of oppression.

33. Before the palefaces came among us, we enjoyed the happiness of unbounded freedom and were acquainted with neither riches, wants, nor oppression. โ€” Tecumseh

34. If you have to be careful because of oppression and censorship this pressure produces diamonds. โ€” Tatyana Tolstaya

35. The evil of slavery and colonialism was that these oppressions kept their victims out of history, disconnected them from the evolutionary struggle. โ€” Shelby Steele

36. First oppression is made into an excuse for terrorism, and then terrorism is made into an excuse for oppression. โ€” Michael Walzer

37. When You’re Accustomed to Privilege, Equality Feels Like Oppression โ€” Unknown

38. Idleness is the heaviest of all oppressions. โ€” Victor Hugo

39. I’m concerned aboutโ€“the oppression of the poor. โ€” Pat Robertson

40. We cannot be liberated as women in a society built on class oppression or gender oppression or religious oppression. โ€” Nawal El Saadawi

41. Covetousness gives birth to violence, while violence gives birth to oppression. โ€” Sunday Adelaja, The Mountain of Ignorance

42. Generational oppression begins when what is meant to be transferred to one offspring has been taken over by reason of oppression. โ€” Sunday Adelaja, The Mountain of Ignorance

43. First oppression is made into an excuse for terrorism, and then terrorism is made into an excuse for oppression. โ€” Michael Walzer

44. Remember: Oppression thrives off isolation. Connection is the only thing that can save us. โ€” Yolo Akili

45. America. The enemy. The rival. The land of jeans and rock and roll, of crime and capitalism, of poverty and oppression. Of home and freedom. โ€” Orson Scott Card, Enchantment

46. Advice to his children) Much reading is an oppression of the mind, and extinguishes the natural candle, which is the reason of so many senseless scholars in the world. โ€” William Penn

47. English is the ‘language of liberty’ for nations emerging from years of cultural oppression. โ€” Vaclav Havel

48. Among those who dislike oppression are many who like to oppress. โ€” Napoleon Bonaparte

49. The Gelaming regarded themselves as a force for good, and in many ways they were, but they were also inexorable and their compassion could often feel like oppression. โ€” Storm Constantine

50. When You’re Accustomed to Privilege, Equality Feels Like Oppression โ€” Unknown

Conclusion

Oppression may be a difficult subject, but there is no denying its relevance in our world today. Quotes can be a powerful tool to inspire us to stand up against oppression and injustice. From Martin Luther King Jr. to Malala Yousafzai, we can learn from the brave words of those who have fought for the rights of the oppressed. We hope that these quotes have inspired you to make a difference in the fight against oppression and for equality for all.

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