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«My tragic view of life... leads me to have little patience with the chronic complaining I hear in modern society from people who have so much yet act as if life and society have conspired to oppress them.»
«It could never be a correct justification that, because the whites oppressed us yesterday when they had power, that the blacks must oppress them today because they have power»
«STAN: I want to be a woman. From now on, I want you all to call me 'Loretta'.REG: What?!LORETTA: It's my right as a man.JUDITH: Well, why do you want to be Loretta, Stan?LORETTA: I want to have babies.REG: You want to have babies?!LORETTA: It's every man's right to have babies if he wants them.REG: But... you can't have babies.LORETTA: Don't you oppress me.REG: I'm not oppressing you, Stan. You haven't got a womb! Where's the foetus going to gestate?! You going to keep it in a box?!»
«Keep me as the apple of the eye, hide me under the shadow of thy wings, / From the wicked that oppress me, from my deadly enemies, who compass me about.»
Author: Bible | Keywords: apple, compass, deadly, oppress, The Apple
«Let honesty and industry be thy constant companions, and spend one penny less than thy clear gains; then shall thy pocket begin to thrive; creditors will not insult, nor want oppress, nor hungerness bite, nor nakedness freeze thee»
«Now therefore, behold, the cry of the children of Israel is come unto me: and I have also seen the oppression wherewith the Egyptians oppress them.»
Author: Bible | Keywords: oppress
«LORD, thou hast heard the desire of the humble: thou wilt prepare their heart, thou wilt cause thine ear to hear: / To judge the fatherless and the oppressed, that the man of the earth may no more oppress.»
Author: Bible | Keywords: fatherless, oppress, oppressed
«Of all the things that oppress me, this sense of the evil working of nature herself - my disgust at her barbarity - clumsiness - darkness - bitter mockery of herself - is the most desolating.»
Author: John Ruskin (Critic, Writer) | About: Evil | Keywords: barbarity, clumsiness, desolating, oppress
«Monarchies, aristocracies, and religions are all based upon that large defect in your race -- the individual's distrust of his neighbor, and his desire, for safety's or comfort's sake, to stand well in his neighbor's eye. These institutions will always remain, and always flourish, and always oppress you, affront you, and degrade you, because you will always be and remain slaves of minorities. There was never a country where the majority of the people were in their secret hearts loyal to any of these institutions.»
«Pain and hunger shall not oppress you, if the Giver of Peace comes into your mind. No undertaking shall fail, when the True Lord is always in your heart. No one can kill that one unto whom You, Lord, give Your Hand and protect.»

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