Too often, systems of oppression turn those who are the targets of the oppression against one another.
Power in defense of freedom is greater than power in behalf of tyranny and oppression, because power, real power, comes from our conviction which produces action, uncompromising action.
People need hard times and oppression to develop psychic muscles.
People have got to get together and work together. I’m tired of the kind of oppression that white people have inflicted on us and are still trying to inflict.
Among those who dislike oppression are many who like to oppress.
Is Donald Trump a fascist? It’s an interesting question that has generated insightful commentary over the past few months, with the best answers situating Trumpian illiberalism within America’s long history of racial oppression, slavery, Jim Crow apartheid, and the ongoing backlash to the loss of white privilege.
There is just so much hurt, disappointment, and oppression one can take… The line between reason and madness grows thinner.
A desire to resist oppression is implanted in the nature of man.
But that the people are stronger than the government, and will resist in extreme cases, our governments would be little or nothing else than organized systems of plunder and oppression.
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.