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Dissent Quotes
Inspirational Quotes about Dissent

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In a democracy, dissent is an act of faith.
- J. William Fulbright

Related topics: Politics

No matter that patriotism is too often the refuge of scoundrels.
Dissent, rebellion, and all-around hell-raising remain
the true duty of patriots.
- Barbara Ehrenreich

Dissent is the highest form of patriotism.
- Howard Zinn

We may be so eager to protect the right to dissent
that we lose sight of the difference between dissent and subversion.
- Richard Perle

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In contrast, fear societies are societies in which dissent is banned.
- Natan Sharansky

Freedom is hammered out on the anvil of discussion,
dissent, and debate.
- Hubert H. Humphrey

It's much easier to make jokes about sensitive issues
if there is some dissent,
some conflict.
- Mo Rocca


 

Those who begin coercive elimination of dissent soon
find themselves exterminating dissenters.
Compulsory unification of opinion achieves only the
unanimity of the graveyard.
- Robert Jackson

A dissenting minority feels free only when it can impose
its will on the majority:
what it abominates most is the dissent of the majority.
- Eric Hoffer

It's so easy for propaganda to work,
and dissent to be mocked.
- Harold Pinter

Science exists, moreover, only as a journey toward troth.
Stifle dissent and you end that journey.
- John Charles Polanyi

In a democracy dissent is an act of faith.
Like medicine, the test of its value is not in its taste,
but in its effects.
- James W. Fulbright

In the end it is worse to suppress dissent than to run the risk of heresy.
- Learned Hand

When a man fails to see the truth of certain generally accepted views,
there is no law compelling him to provoke animosity
by announcing his dissent.
- George Henry Lewes

Neither with those nor with the others,
with all I agree and dissent; in all part of truth
and part of error must be seen.
- Michael Servetus

We must not confuse dissent with disloyalty.
When the loyal opposition dies,
I think the soul of America dies with it.
- Edward R. Murrow

Free societies are societies in which the right of dissent is protected.
- Natan Sharansky

Discussion in America means dissent.
- James Thurber

Will dissent be permitted? The answer to that question
will determine whether the society is a free society or a fear society.
- Natan Sharansky

Has there ever been a society which has died of dissent?
Several have died of conformity in our lifetime.
- Jacob Bronowski

The rightful claim to dissent is an existential right of the individual.
- Friedrich Durrenmatt

May we never confuse honest dissent with disloyal subversion.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

People may believe that there can be a society where
dissent is not permitted,
but which is nonetheless not a fear society because
everyone agrees with one another and therefore no one wants to dissent.
- Natan Sharansky

So now is the time, more than ever, for those who truly
value all the principles of democracy,
especially including dissent, to be the most forceful in speaking up,
standing up and speaking out.
- Jim Hightower

Dissent is the native activity of the scientist,
and it has got him into a good deal of trouble in the last years.
But if that is cut off, what is left will not be a scientist.
And I doubt whether it will be a man.
- Jacob Bronowski

There are men - now in power in this country -
who do not respect dissent,
who cannot cope with turmoil, and who believe that
the people of America are ready to support repression
as long as it is done with a quiet voice and a business suit.
- John Lindsay

Throughout the lead-up to the war, CNN worked hard
to air all sides of the story.
We had a regular segment called Voices of Dissent in
which we spent time covering antiwar protests and interviewing
those who were opposed to the war with Iraq.
- Jim Walton

The corporate grip on opinion in the United States
is one of the wonders of the Western world.
No First World country has ever managed to eliminate
so entirely from its media all objectivity -
much less dissent.
- Gore Vidal

Down through the centuries, this trick has been tried
by various establishments throughout the world.
They force people to get involved in the kind of examination
that has only one aim and that is to stamp out dissent.
- Pete Seeger

Here in America we are descended in blood
and in spirit from revolutionists and rebels.
Men and women who dare to dissent from accepted doctrine.
As their heirs, may we never confuse
honest dissent with disloyal subversion.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

I used to feel so shy speaking to girls.
It was even worse when they were around their crew
because they would diss me.
- Chris Brown

Dissents are appeals to the brooding spirit of the law,
to the intelligence of another day.
- Charles Evans Hughes

Dissents speak to a future age.
- Ruth Bader Ginsburg

So that's the dissenter's hope: that they are writing
not for today but for tomorrow.
- Ruth Bader Ginsburg

It is hard for any one to be an honest politician who
is not born and bred a Dissenter.
- William Hazlitt

The dissenter is every human being at those moments
of his life when he resigns momentarily from the herd and thinks for himself.
- Archibald MacLeish

In a number of cases dissenting opinions have in time become the law.
- Charles Evans Hughes

I'm always dissing Ray and making fun of him,
talking about his money.
- Patricia Heaton

You can't come out on a record dissing the system and
be on a label that's connected to the system.
- Ice T

When you walk away from a really wonderful job like that,
you start messing with everyone's priorities.
It's like you're dissing them.
- Sherry Stringfield

Yeah, I did see where the people dissing me were coming from.
But, it's like, anything that happened in the past between black and white,
I can't really speak on it, because I wasn't there.
I don't feel like me being born the color I am makes me any less of a person.
- Eminem

Remove advertising, disable a person or firm from proclaiming
its wares and their merits,
and the whole of society and of the economy is transformed.
The enemies of advertising are the enemies of freedom.
- David Ogilvy

I do get angry some time, but if I let that feeling
take over it would only cloud my thinking and disable
me from making the right decision when it counts the most.
I just try to think about my mother,
children,
God, and of course my freedom.
- Lonnie Earl Johnson

The hunger for love is
much more difficult to remove
than the hunger for bread.
- Mother Teresa

With a penetrating vision
you can dissipate the obstruction,
remove the obstacle,
dissolve the wrong condition.
- Ernest Holmes

You create stress in your life by getting angry,
and you can instantly remove
that stress by granting forgiveness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

There are nine requisites for contented living:
HEALTH enough to make work a pleasure;
WEALTH enough to support your needs;
STRENGTH enough to battle with difficulties and forsake them;
GRACE enough to confess your sins and overcome them;
PATIENCE enough to toil until some good is accomplished;
CHARITY enough to see some good in your neighbor;
LOVE enough to move you to be useful and helpful to others;
FAITH enough to make real the things of God;
HOPE enough to remove all anxious fears concerning the future.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Do not use a hatchet to remove
a fly from your friend's forehead.
- Chinese Proverb

Truth is by nature self-evident.
As soon as you remove the cobwebs of ignorance
that surround it, it shines clear.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

The Democrats are the party that says government will make you smarter,
taller, richer, and remove the crabgrass on your lawn.
The Republicans are the party that says government
doesn't work and then they get elected and prove it.
- P. J. O'Rourke

Whether one eats a cat or not is a personal choice,
and I don't want to sway anyone one way or another.
But if you do, there is one obvious cooking tip:
Always remember to remove the bell from the cat's collar before cooking.
- Mike Royko

Thankfully, beauty is easier to remove than apply,
and a swipe of demaquillage in the right direction
and you are you once again.
- Margaret Cho

It is often better to have a great deal of harm happen to one than a little;
a great deal may rouse you to remove what a little
will only accustom you to endure.
- Grenville Kleiser

It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool,
than to speak and remove all doubt.
- sometimes attributed to Mark Twain, Abraham Lincoln, or Samuel Johnson

When you remove the risk, you remove the challenge.
When you remove the challenge, you wither on the vine.
- Alex Lowe

If we remove ourselves from the world,
we are pretending that we can follow our own individual
enlightenment and let the rest of the world go to hell,
so to speak.
- Satish Kumar

We shall never be able to remove suspicion and fear
as potential causes of war until communication is permitted to flow,
free and open, across international boundaries.
- Harry S. Truman

Patience and Diligence, like faith, remove mountains.
- William Penn

We should seek by all means in our power to avoid war,
by analysing possible causes, by trying to remove them,
by discussion in a spirit of collaboration and good will.
- Neville Chamberlain

Before Huey was 5, I could take him to work with me.
Now, though, he has sports and lessons and friends,
and it's not fair to remove him from his whole life.
- Marg Helgenberger

In the vanity of self-consciousness one feels at a
long remove above the ordinary love and trustfulness
of a simple and pure heart.
- Donald G. Mitchell

This war in Iraq is part of a larger effort to remove
this terrorist threat from the planet.
- Paul Cellucci

I'm convinced that unless you have some public financing of elections,
you are never going to remove the power of wealthy
interests over elected officials.
- Dick Murphy

There are thousands of Ten Commandments plaques or
monuments all over the country,
and lawsuits to remove them have popped up in more than a dozen states.
- Phyllis Schlafly

Justice should remove the bandage from her eyes long
enough to distinguish between the vicious and the unfortunate.
- Robert Green Ingersoll

Writing can sometimes be exploitative.
I like to take a few steps of remove in order to respect
the privacy of the subject.
If readers make the link, they have engaged with the poem.
- John Barton

A great deal of pressure was then built up to remove
me from the club and my resignation was,
finally, a forced one.
- David R. Brower

And one of our points of continuing conversation with
our trading partners is the urgency of their taking
steps to remove barriers to their improved growth performance.
- John W. Snow

To remove ignorance is an important branch of benevolence.
- Ann Plato

Be careful that what you write does not offend anybody
or cause problems within the company.
The safest approach is to remove all useful information.
- Scott Adams

Argument is conclusive, but it does not remove doubt,
so that the mind may rest in the sure knowledge of the truth,
unless it finds it by the method of experiment.
- Roger Bacon


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