Quotations on Protest

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It was called the Reclaim Guide. It was just a general protest guide that went over security culture and stuff like that. A small portion of that guide dealt with explosives information.
- Sherman Austin
(Keywords: Culture, Information, Protest, Security)

You are right, but the weakness does not come from the millions of Muslims in the world. They do not mind being radical, they have no fear to speak out and to protest and to jihad.
- Abu Bakar Bashir
(Keywords: Fear, Being, Mind, Protest, Radical, Right, Weakness, World)

I am a good Protestant, and in the full sense of the term, for from the bottom of my soul, I protest against everything that is said, and everything that is done.
- Pierre Bayle
(Keywords: Soul, Protest, Sense)

Religious suffering is at once the expression of real suffering and a protest against real suffering. Religion is the sigh of the oppressed creature, the sentiment of the heartless world, as it is the soul of soulless condition. It is the opium of the people.
- John Desmond Bernal
(Keywords: Religion, Soul, People, Expression, Opium, Protest, Religious, Sentiment, Suffering, World)

Each family of the United States military now attends to their loved ones funeral with a wrenching worry that it will be met possibly with a protest or a demonstration.
- Steve Buyer
(Keywords: Family, Military, Now, Protest, states, United, Will, Worry)

That cry of the soul to be lifted out of the bondage of the narrow circle of life, which carries up to God the protest and yearning of suffering man, never finds a more sublime expression than where humanity is oppressed and religion is corrupt.
- Hall Caine
(Keywords: Religion, Life, God, Soul, Expression, Humanity, Protest, Suffering, Yearning)

I believe that if the Tribune company ever tries to close down Wrigley Field that you will have a protest from every corner of the globe.
- Billy Corgan
(Keywords: Company, Protest, Will)

I declare and protest in advance, that I do not intend, at this time at least; to be drawn or driven into the question of slavery, in either of its subdivisions or forms.
- Caleb Cushing
(Keywords: Time, Protest, Question, Slavery)

We must never allow September 11th to become a time for protest and division. Instead, this day must remain a time for promoting peace and mutual respect.
- Timothy Dolan
(Keywords: Peace, Time, Day, Protest, Respect)

I feel greatly at fault in not having made a loud public protest about Belle Glade before this.
- Marjory Stoneman Douglas
(Keywords: Fault, Protest, Public)

Rosa Parks' courage, determination, and tenacity continue to be an inspiration to all those committed to non-violent protest and change nearly half a century later.
- Bob Filner
(Keywords: Change, Inspiration, Courage, Determination, Protest, Tenacity)

I was at a meeting two years ago in Beijing, and I passed a bunch of women who were marching in a protest. Their signs were probably saying something I wouldn't have agreed with at all. But I was so glad to see women marching. And it's happening all over the world.
- Betty Friedan
(Keywords: Women, Meeting, Protest, Saying, World, Years)

In a world filled with hate, prejudice, and protest, I find that I too am filled with hate, prejudice, and protest.
- Bob Gibson
(Keywords: Hate, Prejudice, Protest, World)

The man I am will always raise a protest against the man I wanted to be and the two will live together to the end, but the man I wanted to be will be the one on whom judgement will be passed.
- Julien Green
(Keywords: End, Man, Protest, Will)

I was disappointed, not because we had lost the war but because our people had allowed it to go on for so many years, instead of heeding the few voices of protest against all that mass insanity and slaughter.
- George Grosz
(Keywords: War, People, Insanity, Protest, Years)

Liberalism, austere in political trifles, has learned ever more artfully to unite a constant protest against the government with a constant submission to it.
- Alexander Herzen
(Keywords: Government, Liberalism, Protest, Trifles)

Perhaps it's good for one to suffer. Can an artist do anything if he's happy? Would he ever want to do anything? What is art, after all, but a protest against the horrible inclemency of life?
- Aldous Huxley
(Keywords: Life, Art, Artist, Protest, Want)

I protest that if some great Power would agree to make me always think what is true and do what is right, on condition of being turned into a sort of clock and would up every morning before I got out of bed, I should instantly close with the offer.
- Thomas Huxley
(Keywords: Power, Bed, Being, Protest, Right)

I saw courage both in the Vietnam War and in the struggle to stop it. I learned that patriotism includes protest, not just military service.
- John F. Kerry
(Keywords: Patriotism, War, Courage, Military, Protest, Service, Struggle, Vietnam)

Regardless of what one's attitude towards prohibition may be, temperance is something against which, at a time of war, no reasonable protest can be made.
- William Lyon Mackenzie King
(Keywords: Time, War, Attitude, May, Prohibition, Protest, Temperance)

Workers, comrades, and you, women of the people, let not this festival of May, the second during the war, pass without protest against the Imperialist Slaughter.
- Karl Liebknecht
(Keywords: Women, War, People, May, Protest, Workers)

To sin by silence when they should protest makes cowards of men.
- Abraham Lincoln
(Keywords: Men, Cowards, Protest, Silence, Sin)

If our republican form of government is perishing because communications - the infrastructure of that republic - is under the yoke of international business how, at last, do we save it? We must build a confrontational movement to reclaim our democracy, a movement committed to active and sustained protest against the present order.
- Mark Lloyd
(Keywords: Business, Government, Democracy, Order, Present, Protest, Republican)

Every new baby is a blind desperate vote for survival: people who find themselves unable to register an effective political protest against extermination do so by a biological act.
- Lewis Mumford
(Keywords: People, Act, Baby, Blind, Protest, Vote)

We can't forget what happened on May 4th, 1970, when four students gave up their lives because they had the American constitutional right of peaceful protest. They gave up their lives. And to sing that song in that spot on that anniversary was very emotional for us.
- Graham Nash
(Keywords: American, Forget, May, Protest, Right, Song, Students)

In such ugly times, the only true protest is beauty.
- Phil Ochs
(Keywords: Beauty, Protest, Ugly)

One cannot help being impressed by the protesters. They have begun each day of the protest in Kiev in prayer and all activities are accomplished with a collective sense of respect, kindness, and an intention to conduct a peaceful revolution.
- Bob Schaffer
(Keywords: Being, Day, Revolution, Help, Intention, Kindness, Prayer, Protest, Respect, Sense)

But every time the workers come out in the only way they know to protest against conditions which are unbearable the strong hand of the law is allowed to press down heavily upon us.
- Rose Schneiderman
(Keywords: Time, Law, Press, Protest, Workers)

The decision by France to resume nuclear testing in the South Pacific has destroyed this hope and raised a storm of protest at home, in the South Pacific and thankfully around the world.
- Jenny Shipley
(Keywords: Home, Decision, Hope, France, Protest, Testing, World)

Man, born of woman, has found it a hard thing to forgive her for giving him birth. The patriarchal protest against the ancient matriarch has borne strange fruit through the years.
- Lillian Smith
(Keywords: Giving, Man, Protest, Woman, Years)

There was a lot of protest after Bravo, from countries like India, for example. India was the first country which came forward and proposed at the United Nations that all of these nuclear tests should be stopped, that there should be a complete ban on nuclear testing.
- Martha Smith
(Keywords: Countries, Country, Example, First, Nations, Protest, Testing, Tests, United)

There are all kinds of letters and protests that come from, not surprisingly, Japanese fishermen, the fishermen's wives; there are student groups, all different types of people; the protest against the Americans' use of the Pacific for nuclear testing.
- Martha Smith
(Keywords: People, Americans, Fishermen, Letters, Protest, Testing, Wives)

In Japan, it becomes a huge issue in terms of not just the government and its protest against the United States, but all different groups and all different peoples in Japan start to protest.
- Martha Smith
(Keywords: Government, Protest, states, United)

The rise of National Socialism is the protest of a people against a State that denies the right to work.
- Gregor Strasser
(Keywords: Work, People, Protest, Right, Socialism, State)

I have not lost faith in God. I have moments of anger and protest. Sometimes I've been closer to him for that reason.
- Elie Wiesel
(Keywords: Anger, Faith, God, Moments, Protest, Reason)

My mother's illness fitted into this protest against the treatment of the sick who could not pay, the inefficiency of commercialism, the waste, the extravagance, and the poverty.
- Ellen Wilkinson
(Keywords: Mother, Commercialism, Extravagance, Illness, Inefficiency, Poverty, Protest, Treatment, Waste)

Sometimes I think that I was forced to withdraw into depression because it was the only rightful protest I could throw in the face of a world that said it was alright for people to come and go as they please, that there were simply no real obligations left.
- Elizabeth Wurtzel
(Keywords: People, Depression, Protest, World)









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