Quotes by repression

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  • Nelson Mandela
    Nelson Mandela
    South African anti-apartheid revolutionary and political leader 1918-2013
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    Any language can be the vehicle of racist insults and repression, but it can also be the carrier of the message of hope and liberation.
    Source: The Star, 19 september 1991
  • Angela Davis
    Angela Davis
    American political activist, philosopher, academic, and author 1944-
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    As soon as my trial was over, we tried to use the energy that had developed around my case to create another organization, which we called the National Alliance against Racist and Political Repression.
  • Michel Foucault
    Michel Foucault
    French Essayist, Philosopher 1926-1984
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    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.
  • Alice Miller
    Alice Miller
    Polish-born Swiss psychologist 1923-2010
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    It is possible to resolve childhood repression safely and without confusion - something that has always been disputed by the most respected schools of thought.
  • Brian Friel
    Brian Friel
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    People with a culture of poverty suffer much less from repression than we of the middle class suffer and indeed, if I may make the suggestion with due qualification, they often have a hell of a lot more fun than we have.
  • William Allen White
    William Allen White
    American editor, writer 1868-1944
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    Reason has never failed men. Only force and repression have made the wrecks in the world.
  • Camille Paglia
    Camille Paglia
    American academic and social critic 1947-
    Camille Paglia
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    Repression is an evolutionary adaptation permitting us to function under the burden of our expanded consciousness. For what we are conscious of could drive us mad.
    Source: Sexual Personae: Art and Decadence from Nefertiti to Emily Dickinson (1990)
  • Daniel Webster
    Daniel Webster
    American lawyer and statesman 1782-1852
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    Repression is the seed of revolution.
  • Olive Schreiner
    Olive Schreiner
    South African author and anti-war campaigner 1855-1920
    Olive Schreiner
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    Some people dare not feel fully, all life must be a long self-repression.
  • Abbie Hoffman
    Abbie Hoffman
    American political and social activist 1936-1989
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    When decorum is repression, the only dignity free men have is to speak out.
  • C. Wright Mills
    C. Wright Mills
    American sociologist 1916-1962
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    When white-collar people get jobs, they sell not only their time and energy, but their personalities as well. They sell by the week, or month, their smiles and their kindly gestures, and they must practice that prompt repression of resentment and aggression.
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