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Oppression that is clearly inexorable and invincible does not give rise to revolt but to submission. - Simone Weil


No oppression is so heavy or lasting as that which is inflicted by the perversion and exorbitance of legal authority. - Joseph Addison


People need hard times and oppression to develop psychic muscles. - Emily Dickinson


Even today a crude sort of persecution is all that is required to create an honorable name for any sect, no matter how indifferent in itself. - Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche


Opposition may become sweet to a man when he has christened it persecution. - George Eliot


Wherever the real power in a government lies, there is the danger of oppression. In our Government the real power lies in the majority of the community. - James Madison


We have a right, also, in various ways, to act upon our unfavorable opinion of anyone, not to the oppression of his individuality, but in the exercise of ours. - John Stuart Mill


The religious persecution of the ages has been done under what was claimed to be the command of God. I distrust those people who know so well what God wants them to do, because I notice that it always coincides with their own desires. - Susan B. Anthony