Democracy gives every man the right to be his own oppressor. - James Russell Lowell
I pray for all of us, oppressor and friend,that together we may succeed in building a better worldthrough human understanding and love,and that in doing so we may reducethe pain and suffering of all sentient beings. - Dalai Lama XIV
The act of claiming an identity can be transformational. It can provide healing and empowerment. It can weld solidarity within a community. And, perhaps most importantly, it can diminish power from an oppressor, a dominant group. - Simon Tam
The ignorance of the oppressed is strength for the oppressor. - A.R. Bernard
Time is on the side of the oppressed today, it's against the oppressor. Truth is on the side of the oppressed today, it's against the oppressor. You don't need anything else. - Malcolm X
Freedom is never voluntarily given by the oppressor; it must be demanded by the oppressed. - Martin Luther King Jr.
Don't be a zombie for anyone, if your oppressor likes zombies, cinemas are not located in mars. - Michael Bassey Johnson
You can't fight and claim you want to be free from the oppressor while still holding tight to things the oppressor gave you. - Darnell Lamont Walker
Freedom is never voluntarily given by the oppressor; it must be taken by the oppressed. - Martin Luther King Jr.
If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor. If an elephant has its foot on the tail of a mouse, and you say that you are neutral, the mouse will not appreciate your neutrality. - Desmond Tutu
The most potent weapon in the hands of the oppressor is the mind of the oppressed. - Stephen Bantu Biko
If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor. - Desmond Tutu