Oppressing: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases

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Icon Group International, Incorporated, Dec 19, 2008 - 300 pages
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Familiar Quotations OppressingIn communism, man oppresses man. In capitalism, it's the other way around.ndash;AnonymousThe aim of every political association is the preservation of the natural and imprescriptible rights of man. These rights are liberty, property, security, and resistance to oppression.ndash;French National AssemblyThe 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.ndash;Hosea BallouLanguage is legislation, speech is its code. We do not see the power which is in speech because we forget that all speech is a classification, and that all classifications are oppressive.ndash;Roland BarthesAll oppression creates a state of war.ndash;Simone de BeauvoirIs the great working class oppressed? Yes, undoubtedly it is. God has intended the great to be great and the little to be little.ndash;Henry Ward BeecherThe most potent weapon in the hands of the oppressor is the mind of the oppressed.ndash;Steven BikoA Last Judgment is not for the purpose of making bad men better, but for the purpose of hindering them from oppressing the good with poverty and pain.ndash;William BlakeOne law for the Lion & Ox is Oppression.ndash;William BlakeEvery revolutionary ends up by becoming either an oppressor or a heretic.ndash;Albert Camus

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