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Letter "P" » protest
«In a world filled with hate, prejudice, and protest, I find that I too am filled with hate, prejudice, and protest.»
«At great periods you have always felt, deep within you, the temptation to commit suicide. You gave yourself to it, breached your own defenses. You were a child. The idea of suicide was a protest against life; by dying, you would escape this longing for death.»
«If we accept and acquiesce in the face of discrimination, we accept the responsibilityourselves. We should, therefore, protest openly everything . . . that smacks of discrimination or slander.»
«As concerning football, I protest unto you that it may rather be called a friendly kind of fight than a play or recreation - a bloody and murdering practise than a fellowly sport or pastime»
«It is the nature of a man as he grows older- to protest against change, particularly changes for the better»
«Every new baby is a blind desperate vote for survival: people who find themselves unable to register an effective political protest against extermination do so by a biological act.»
«It should be remarked that, as the principle of liberty is better understood, and more nobly interpreted, a broader protest is made in behalf of women. As men become aware that few have had a fair chance, they are inclined to say that no women have had a fair chance.»
«Against criticism a man can neither protest nor defend himself; he must act in spite of it, and then it will gradually yield to him.»
Author: Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Against the man
, yield up
«Indeed, Madame, your ladyship is very sparing of your tea; I protest the last I took was no more than water bewitched»
«If you will protest courageously, and yet with dignity and Christian love, when the history books are written in future generations, the historians will have to pause and say, There lived a great people-a black people-who injected new meaning and dignity into the veins of civilization.»
Author: Martin Luther King, Jr.
, Civil-Rights Leader
, black people