Quotations on Repression

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Palestinian terrorism has to be rejected and condemned, yes. But it should not be translated defacto into a policy of support for a really increasingly brutal repression, colonial settlements and a new wall.
- Zbigniew Brzezinski
(Keywords: Policy, Repression, Support, Terrorism)

If repression has indeed been the fundamental link between power, knowledge, and sexuality since the classical age, it stands to reason that we will not be able to free ourselves from it except at a considerable cost.
- Michel Foucault
(Keywords: Age, Power, Knowledge, Reason, Repression, Sexuality, Will)

After the desperate years of their own war, after six years of repression inside Spain and six years of horror in exile, these people remain intact in spirit. They are armed with a transcendent faith; they have never won, and yet they have never accepted defeat.
- Martha Gellhorn
(Keywords: Faith, War, People, Defeat, Horror, Repression, Spain, Spirit, Years)

At 21, I discovered repression and injustice. The army would shoot students with real bullets.
- Tahar Ben Jelloun
(Keywords: Army, Injustice, Repression, Students)

Now they have come to the place where their faith can no longer feed on the bread of repression and violence. They ask for the bread of liberty, of public equality, and public responsibility. It must not be denied them.
- Mordecai Wyatt Johnson
(Keywords: Faith, Equality, Liberty, Now, Public, Repression, Responsibility, Violence)

There are men - now in power in this country - who do not respect dissent, who cannot cope with turmoil, and who believe that the people of America are ready to support repression as long as it is done with a quiet voice and a business suit.
- John Lindsay
(Keywords: Business, Men, Power, People, America, Country, Dissent, Now, Quiet, Repression, Respect, Support, Voice)

And the young people in the 1960's identified with it immediately, because, I guess the young people had been having years of repression really. They felt that the, you know, after the war everything was very austere, particularly in Europe.
- George Martin
(Keywords: War, People, Europe, Repression, Years)

It is possible to resolve childhood repression safely and without confusion - something that has always been disputed by the most respected schools of thought.
- Alice Miller
(Keywords: Thought, Childhood, Confusion, Repression, Schools)

When you have a foreign invasion - in this case by the Indonesian army - writers, intellectuals, newspapers and magazines are the first targets of repression.
- Antonio Tabucchi
(Keywords: Army, First, Intellectuals, Newspapers, Repression, Writers)

Reason has never failed men. Only force and repression have made the wrecks in the world.
- William Allen White
(Keywords: Men, Force, Reason, Repression, World)

Repression will provoke rebellion.
- Hugh Williamson
(Keywords: Rebellion, Repression, Will)









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