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Peace without justice is tyranny. It is certain, in any case, that ignorance allied with power is the most ferocious enemy justice can have. Those who make peaceful revolution impossible, will make violent revolution inevitable. I do believe that where there is only a choice between violence and cowardice, I would advise violence. In the end we must remember that no amount of rules or their enforcement will enforce those who struggle with justice on their side.
Sign in with Facebook Sign in options. Join Goodreads. Quotes tagged as "oppression" Showing of The bamboozle has captured us. Once you give a charlatan power over you, you almost never get it back.
Share this image on Facebook. Share this image on Facebook! Peace is a daily, a weekly, a monthly process, gradually changing opinions, slowly eroding old barriers, quietly building new structures. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that. Each time a man stands up for an ideal, or acts to improve the lot of others, or strikes out against injustice, he sends forth a tiny ripple of hope, and crossing each other from a million different centers of energy and daring, those ripples build a current that can sweep down the mightiest walls of oppression and resistance. Kennedy South Africa, But it is also securing the space for others to contribute the best that they have and all that they are.
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Sign in with Facebook Sign in options. Join Goodreads. Quotes tagged as "resistance" Showing of You can try to pin me down with a hundred thousand arms, but I will find a way to resist. And there are many of us out there, more than you think. People who refuse to stop believing.
Emily Fund. Every outcry against the oppression of some people by other people, or against what is morally hideous is the affirmation of the principle that a human being as such is not to be violated. A human being is not to be handled as a tool but is to be respected and revered. It means facing a system that does not lend its self to your needs and devising means by which you change that system. The opposite of spirit, in this sense, is not the body but death and everything associated with the system of death, understood in the widest sense of biological, social, and existential death failure, humiliation, and oppression. Nourishing spirituality means cultivating the inward space, the basis of which all things can be brought together.
Oppression begets resistance almost always. True power is attained when respect commands obedience and not by resorting to domination or oppression. Over the years, we might have come across several victims of oppression, especially the downtrodden. In many societies the fairer sex is still suppressed and patriarchy continues to exist. Domination or inequality has been plaguing the society like cancer today. Many activists and crusaders of equality have been relentlessly fighting to eradicate oppression.