Oppression Quotes

He (Thomas Paine) saw oppression on every hand; injustice everywhere; hypocrisy at the altar; venality on the bench, tyranny on the throne; and with a splendid courage he espoused the cause of the weak against the strong.

The real oppressor, enslaver, and corrupter of the people is the Bible.

Gossip is the opiate of the oppressed.

Niggerization is the result of oppression – and it doesn’t just apply to black people. Old people, poor people, and students can also get niggerized.

There can be no really pervasive system of oppression, such as that in the United States, without the consent of the oppressed.

The most potent weapon in the hands of the oppressor is the mind of the oppressed.

Every revolution ends by becoming either an oppressor or a heretic.

The revolt against any oppression usually goes to an opposite extreme for a time, and that is right and necessary.

No other offense has ever been visited with such severe penalties as seeking to help the oppressed.

Hear him, ye Senates, hear this truth sublime; He who allows oppression shares the crime.