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Letter "P" » protests
«When an individual is protesting society's refusal to acknowledge his dignity as a human being, his very act of protest confers dignity on him.»
Author: Bayard Rustin
, confer with
«There may be times when we are powerless to prevent injustice, but there must never be a time when we fail to protest.»
«I have not lost faith in God. I have moments of anger and protest. Sometimes I've been closer to him for that reason.»
«The monuments of the nations are all protests against nothingness after death; so are statues and inscriptions; so is history»
«Man, born of woman, has found it a hard thing to forgive her for giving him birth. The patriarchal protest against the ancient matriarch has borne strange fruit through the years.»
«To stand in silence when they should be protesting makes cowards out of men»
«As a matter of fact student riots of one sort or another, protests against the order that is, kicks against college and university management indicate a healthy growth and a normal functioning of the academic mind.»
Author: William Allen White
, as a matter of fact
, Colleges and universities
, college student
, The Order
«To sin by silence when they should protest makes cowards of men.»
«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
«He who passively accepts evil is as much involved in it as he who helps to perpetrate it. He who accepts evil without protesting against it is really cooperating with it.»
Author: Martin Luther King, Jr.
, Civil-Rights Leader