Oppressed And Oppressor Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 47 Quotes About Oppressed And Oppressor

#1. In the face of the oppressed I recognize my own face, and in the hands of the oppressor I recognize my own hands. Their flesh is my flesh, their blood is my blood, their pain is my pain, their smile is my smile. - Author: Henri J.M. Nouwen
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#2. The oppressed must cry out to God.
The oppressor must repent of his sins.
The liberated must give thanks. - Author: Matshona Dhliwayo
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#3. A freedom fighter learns the hard way that it is the oppressor who defines the nature of the struggle,and the oppressed is often left no recourse but to use methods that mirror those of the oppressor.At a point, one can only fight fire with fire - Author: Nelson Mandela
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#4. We know through painful experience that freedom is never voluntarily given by the oppressor; it must be demanded by the oppressed. - Author: Martin Luther King Jr.
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#5. Freedom is never voluntarily given by the oppressor; it must be taken by the oppressed. - Author: Martin Luther King Jr.
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#6. The oppressed, having internalized the image of the oppressor and adopted his guidelines, are fearful of freedom. - Author: Paulo Freire
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#7. Be persecuted, rather than be a persecutor. Be crucified, rather than be a crucifier. Be treated unjustly, rather than treat anyone unjustly. Be oppressed, rather than be an oppressor. Be gentle rather than zealous. Lay hold of goodness, rather than justice. - Author: Isaac Of Nineveh
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#8. But nonviolence was never for the oppressor; it was for the oppressed. - Author: Nikki Giovanni
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#9. Power, wrongly used, defeats the oppressor as well as the oppressed. - Author: Wally Lamb
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#10. The behavior and reactions of the oppressed, which lead the oppressor to practice cultural invasion, should evoke from the revolutionary a different theory of action. What distinguishes revolutionary leaders from the dominant elite is not only their objectives, but their procedures. - Author: Paulo Freire
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#11. The ignorance of the oppressed is strength for the oppressor. - Author: A.R. Bernard
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#12. The idea that the Internet favors the oppressed rather than the oppressor is marred by what I call cyber-utopianism: a naive belief in the emancipatory nature of online communication that rests on a stubborn refusal to admit its downside. - Author: Evgeny Morozov
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#13. If you are blaming the oppressed rather than the oppressor you know that something is wrong. - Author: Adam Snowflake
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#14. We are extricating ourselves from a system that insulted our common humanity by dividing us from one another on the basis of race and setting us against each other as oppressed and oppressor. That system committed a crime against humanity. - Author: Nelson Mandela
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#15. Oppression costs the oppressor too much if the oppressed stands up and protests. The protest need not be merely physical-the throwing of stones and bullets-if it is mental, spiritual; if it expresses itself in silent, persistent dissatisfaction, the cost to the oppressor is terrific. - Author: W.E.B. Du Bois
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#16. The laws of changeless justice bind oppressor and oppressed; and, close as sin and suffering joined we march to fate abreast. - Author: John Greenleaf Whittier
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#17. The most potent weapon of the oppressor is the mind of the oppressed.
So as a prelude whites must be made to realise that they are only human, not superior. Same with Blacks. They must be made to realise that they are also human, not inferior. - Author: Steve Biko
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#18. To pardon the oppressor is to deal harshly with the oppressed. - Author: Saadi
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#19. Oppressed people are treacherous for the simple reason that treachery is both a means of survival and a way to curry favor with one's oppressor. - Author: Florence King
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#20. Take sides. Neutrality always serves the oppressor and never the oppressed. - Author: Elie Wiesel
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#21. Never befriend the oppressed unless you are prepared to take on the oppressor. - Author: Ogden Nash
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#22. REVOLUTIONARY: An oppressed person waiting for the opportunity to become an oppressor. - Author: Rick Bayan
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#23. The behavior of the oppressed is a prescribed behavior, following as it does the guidelines of the oppressor. - Author: Paulo Freire
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#24. Resherphire: True freedom is not that which is granted by an oppressor. It is a self-evident right, not something that originates from an external force. - Author: Angry Zodd
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#25. Often the oppressor goes along unaware of the evil involved in his oppression so long as the oppressed accepts it. - Author: Martin Luther King Jr.
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#26. You are either on the side of the oppressed or on the side of the oppressor. You can't be neutral. - Author: Desmond Tutu
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#27. The oppressed must never allow the conscience of the oppressor to slumber. Religion reminds every man that he is his brother's keeper. - Author: Martin Luther King Jr.
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#28. A liberation movement that is nonviolent sets the oppressor free as well as the oppressed. - Author: Barbara Deming
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#29. The oppressed always learned from and copied the oppressor. When the tables were turned, the stage was set for another round of revenge and violence
roles reversed. And reversed and reversed ad nauseam. - Author: Frank Herbert
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#30. P29 - the oppressed, having internalised the image of the oppressor and adopted his guideline are fearful of freedom. Freedom would require them to eject this image and replace it with autonomy and responsibility. - Author: Paulo Freire
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#31. The greatest weapon in the hand of the oppressor is the mind of the oppressed. - Author: Steve Biko
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#32. It is incorrect to classify the revolt of the Negro as simply a radical conflict of black against white or as a purely American problem. Rather, we are today seeing a global rebellion of the oppressed against the oppressor, the exploited against the exploiter. - Author: Malcolm X
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#33. Assist your Muslim brother, whether he be an oppressor or oppressed. "Bu how shall we doit when he is an oppressor?" enquired a companion. Muhammad replied, "Assisting an oppressor by forbidding and witholding him from oppression. - Author: Anonymous
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#34. Loving confrontation can free both the oppressed from docility and the oppressor from sin. - Author: Walter Wink
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#35. P40- for the oppressors..to 'be' is to have and to be the class of the "haves". - Author: Paulo Freire
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#36. The danger of oppression is not just being oppressed, it's becoming an oppressor, - Author: Jon Stewart
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#37. Time is on the side of the oppressed today, it's against the oppressor. Truth is on the side of the oppressed today, it's against the oppressor. You don't need anything else. - Author: Malcolm X
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#38. No sincere desire of doing good need make an enemy of a single human being; that philanthropy has surely a flaw in it which cannot sympathize with the oppressor equally as with the oppressed. - Author: James Russell Lowell
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#39. The grave unites; where e'en the great find rest, And blended lie th' oppressor and th' oppressed! - Author: Alexander Pope
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#40. At a certain point in their existential experience, the oppressed feel an irresistible attraction toward the oppressor and his way of life. Sharing this way of life becomes an overpowering aspiration. - Author: Paulo Freire
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#41. To forgive an oppressor is oppression upon the oppressed. - Author: Umar
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#42. He who has conquered weakness, and has put away all selfish thoughts, belongs neither to oppressor nor oppressed. He is free. - Author: James Allen
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#43. Certain members of the oppressor class join the oppressed in their struggle for liberation. - Author: Paulo Freire
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#44. When I walked out of prison, that was my mission, to liberate the oppressed and the oppressor both. - Author: Nelson Mandela
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#45. For the only great men among the unfree and the oppressed are those who struggle to destroy the oppressor. - Author: Walter Rodney
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#46. God tends to fight not on the side of the oppressed but on the side of the oppressor because the later has bigger battalions. - Author: Chukwuemeka Ike
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#47. It must be remembered that the oppressed and the oppressor are bound together within the same society; they accept the same criteria, they share the same beliefs, they both alike depend on the same reality. - Author: James Baldwin
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