My Favorite Quotes

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 Margaret Sanger - “War, famine, poverty and oppression of the workers will continue while woman makes life cheap. They will cease only when she limits her reproductivity and human life is no longer a thing to be wasted.”  
 Jean O'Leary - “Our invisibility is the essence of our oppression. And until we eliminate that invisibility, people are going to be able to perpetuate the lies and myths about gay people.”  
 Robin Morgan - “Oppression is something that one group of people commits against another group specifically because of a threatening characteristic shared by the latter group.”  
 Kate Millett - “A sexual revolution begins with the emancipation of women, who are the chief victims of patriarchy, and also with the ending of homosexual oppression.”  
 Kenny Marchant - “America and its allies are engaged in a war against a terrorist movement that spans all corners of the globe. It is sparked by radical ideologues that breed hatred, oppression, and violence against all of their declared enemies.”  
 James Madison - “To the press alone, chequered as it is with abuses, the world is indebted for all the triumphs which have been gained by reason and humanity over error and oppression.”  
 H.L. Mencken - “The worst government is often 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.”  
 George Haven Putnam - “An enthusiast broods over the oppression of a people till he fancies himself commissioned by Heaven to liberate them. He ventures the attempt, which ends in little else than his own execution.”  
 Joseph Franklin Rutherford - “False riches, consisting of money, houses and lands, acquired by selfish means at cost to others and thereafter used selfishly, are almost always used for the oppression of other persons.”  
 John Charles Polanyi - “Instead, in the absence of respect for human rights, science and its offspring technology have been used in this century as brutal instruments for oppression.”  
 Jimmy Carter - “At the Carter Center we work with victims of oppression, and we give support to human rights heroes.”  
 Theodore Bikel - “I have always striven to raise the voice of hope for a world where hate gives way to respect and oppression to liberation.”  
 Harry Belafonte - “Fascism is fascism. Terrorism is terrorism. Oppression is oppression.”  
 E. M. Cioran - “Tyranny destroys or strengthens the individual freedom enervates him, until he becomes no more than a puppet. Man has more chances of saving himself by hell than by paradise.”  
 Terrence McNally - “It was a time of oppression and you spoke up -- and we won. Without you, I wouldn't be standing up here either.”  
 Mary Harron - “I like subjects that are enigmatic and contradictory, ... And Bettie expressed these interesting contradictions between something we associate with shame and sexual oppression, something sinister, something hidden, powerful, decadent the bondage imagery and then her own spirit, which was wholesome and happy and joyful. And by expressing that joyfulness she made the photos seem fun and playful.”  
 Sam Houston - “Texas has yet to learn submission to any oppression, come from what source it may.”  
 Mukhtar Mai - “This award is a victory for poor women it's a victory for all women, ... End oppression with education.”  
 Mohammad Khatami - “Those who regarded the revolution, during Imam Khomeini's time, as a deviation, are now wielding the tools of terror and oppression,”  
 Ali Larijani - “We will definitely provide financial aid to this government so they can stand up against the oppression of America.”  
 Junius - “Oppression is more easily endured than insult.”  
 Joseph Stalin - “Stalinist oppression on the march.”  
 John Lowe - “All oppressed people seize whatever weapons they can to fight oppression.”  
 Joel Barlow - “A habitual disuse of physical forces totally destroys the moral and men lose at once the power of protecting themselves, and of discerning the cause of their oppression.”  
 Hosea Ballou - “The oppression of any people for opinion's sake has rarely had any other effect than to fix those opinions deeper and render them more important”  

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