QUOTES ABOUT OPPRESSION

“Where the law is unjust, it is only right to disobey.” – Mahatma Gandhi

“Oppression can only survive through silence.” – Carmen De Monteflores

“The oppressor’s worst fear is the freedom of the oppressed.” – Paulo Freire

“The heaviest burden of oppression is the burden of being unable to speak out.” – Frantz Fanon

“Until we are all free, we are none of us free.” – Emma Lazarus

“It is not the oppressed who should be responsible for their own liberation, but the oppressors.” – Simone de Beauvoir

“The true test of a society’s greatness is its treatment of its weakest members.” – Mahatma Gandhi

“Oppression is not a natural response to diversity, but a learned one.” – Audre Lorde

“Oppression cannot be simply overcome by individual effort, but by collective action.” – bell hooks

“Oppression is not an excuse for the oppressed to oppress each other.” – Alice Walker

“The powers of the oppressors lie not in their strength, but in their ability to divide and conquer.” – Malcolm X

“There can be no peace without justice, and no justice without freedom.” – Nelson Mandela

“We must strive for a society where all forms of oppression are abolished.” – Angela Davis SAD AUTISM QUOTES

“Oppression is not an individual experience, but a shared one.” – Rana Ayyub

“Oppression thrives on divided communities, but liberation can only be achieved through solidarity.” – Assata Shakur

“The only way to combat oppression is to seek out and amplify the voices of those who are being oppressed.” – Desmond Tutu

“Oppression is the enemy of progress, and progress requires us to seek out and dismantle all forms of oppression.” – Juan Felipe Herrera

“Denial of oppression only serves to perpetuate it.” – Bei Dao

“Oppression can only be defeated through education, empathy, and action.” – Mary Church Terrell

“Oppression is not a matter of identity, but a matter of power.” – KimberlĂ© Crenshaw

“Oppression is not an inevitable part of life, but a choice we make as a society.” – Noam Chomsky

“Oppression is not an individual failing, but a systemic one.” – Robin DiAngelo

“The first step towards liberation is recognizing and acknowledging the reality of oppression.” – Eduardo Galeano

“Oppression is the absence of choices.” – Andrea Dworkin