Oppression Quotes

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"If Saddam Hussein committed crimes such as political oppression against the Iraqi people, it should be resolved legally in a fair and just manner which doesn't paint a sense of injustice," Susilo Yudhoyono
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"They are corrupt, and speak wickedly concerning oppression: they speak loftily." Bible
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"It sets a precedent, that Wal-Mart will not be permitted to violate the laws of California the way they did here, and the jury found that they had intentionally, with malice and oppression and fraud, violated the laws of the state of California." Fred Furth
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"It was a time of oppression and you spoke up -- and we won. Without you, I wouldn't be standing up here either." Terrence McNally
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"Usually, when people talk about the "strength" of black women . . . . they ignore the reality that to be strong in the face of oppression is not the same as overcoming oppression, that endurance is not to be confused with transformation." Bell Hooks
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"In Germany they came first for the Communist, and I didn't speak up because I wasn't a Communist. Then they came for the Jews, and I didn't speak up because I wasn't a Jew. Then they came for the trade unionists, and I didn't speak up because I wasn't a trade unionist. Then they came for the Catholics, and I didn't speak up because I was a Protestant. Then they came for me, and by that time no one was left to speak up." Martin Niemoeller
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"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." Fannie Hamer
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"Moreover the prince shall not take of the people's inheritance by oppression, to thrust them out of their possession; but he shall give his sons inheritance out of his own possession: that my people be not scattered every man from his possession." Bible
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Gilbert Keith Chesterton

"They have given us into the hand of new unhappy lords. Lords without anger and honor, who dare not carry their swords. They fight by shuffling papers; they have bright dead alien eyes; They look at our labor and laughter as a tired man looks at flies." Gilbert Keith Chesterton
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Babe Ruth
Birth: 1895-02-06 Death: 1948-08-16

"How to hit home runs: I swing as hard as I can, and I try to swing right through the ball... The harder you grip the bat, the more you can swing it through the ball, and the farther the ball will go. I swing big, with everything I've got. I hit big or I miss big. I like to live as big as I can."

The Great Bambino is one of baseball's greatest players off all time. Introduced to baseball by a monk, Ruth learned how to play the game at St. Mary's, giving up his life of petty crimes and street life. In Ruth's first International League game he pitched a 6-0 win for the Orioles. He was later sold off to the Boston Red Sox who sent him down to the minors, not needing a left-handed pitcher. He ended up taking the Red Sox to the 1917 World Series. Ruth was a terrific power hitter, setting new records that would last almost a century. Traded to the New York Yankees, he took them to ne…



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