Protest Quotes

"A healthy democracy sho...

"A healthy democracy should have a healthy amount of protesting." ~/u/cdcformatc
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Feb 15
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โ€œMusic is a form of protest because music is against all that, because you respond to it on an emo...

โ€œMusic is a form of protest because music is against all that, because you respond to it on an emotional level which has nothing to do with breeding or class or how much money you've got, you just like the song internally. Music makes you realise that stuff is just a load of rubbish." -Jarvis Cocker
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Dec 19
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I Love you with so much of...

I Love you with so much of my heart that none is left to protest. -William Shakespeare
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Dec 15
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"You believe that flag burning shows disrespect towards those who have fought to preserve ou...

"You believe that flag burning shows disrespect towards those who have fought to preserve our freedoms. Punishing protestors shows an even more profound disrespect for the ideals that these people died for. An intact flag is worthless if it no longer stands for freedom." -Mary Ruwart
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Sep 11
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โ€œPerhaps itโ€™s good for one to suffer. Can an artist do anything if ...

โ€œPerhaps itโ€™s good for one to suffer. Can an artist do anything if heโ€™s happy? Would he ever want to do anything? What is art, after all, but a protest against the horrible inclemency of life?โ€ - Aldous Huxley
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ May 24
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"But beauty has its own laws, inconsistent with Christian morality. As a woman...

"But beauty has its own laws, inconsistent with Christian morality. As a woman, I feel free to protest that men today are pilloried for something that was rational and honorable in Greece at the height of its civilization." - Camille Paglia
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ May 09
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"Although golf was originally restricted to we...

"Although golf was originally restricted to wealthy, overweight Protestants, today it's open to anybody who owns hideous clothing." โ€” Dave Barry
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Dec 21
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Don't protest your inno...

Don't protest your innocence, only the dead get off Scot free - Warren Zevon
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Apr 06
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"And I come back to the world and I see all those maggots at the airport, protesting me, spitt...

"And I come back to the world and I see all those maggots at the airport, protesting me, spitting. Calling me baby killer and all kinds of vile crap! Who are they to protest me? Who are they? Unless they've been me and been there and know what the hell they're yelling about!" -- John Rambo
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Dec 17
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"The three great elements of modern ...

"The three great elements of modern civilization, gunpowder, printing, and the Protestant religion" - Thomas Carlyle
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Jan 02
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โ€œThere may be times when we are powerless ...

โ€œThere may be times when we are powerless to prevent injustice, but there must never be a time when we fail to protest.โ€โ€”Elie Wiesel
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Jan 31
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"Soldiers, when I give the command to fire, fire straight at my heart. Wait for the order. It wil...

"Soldiers, when I give the command to fire, fire straight at my heart. Wait for the order. It will be my last to you. I protest against my condemnation. I have fought a hundred battles for France, and not one against her ... Fire!" - Michel Ney, giving the order at his own execution by firing squad
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Jan 28
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"To vote for Trump as a protest against Cli...

"To vote for Trump as a protest against Clintonโ€™s faults would be like cutting oneโ€™s throat to lower oneโ€™s blood pressureโ€ The Atlantic
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Nov 10
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"Sometimes (especially in times of protest) we n...

"Sometimes (especially in times of protest) we need a gentle about the importance of choosing what we say and how we say it wisely." -Bulldog Drummond
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Jan 31
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The world is too noisy and distracted to probably ultimately survive. Everyon...

The world is too noisy and distracted to probably ultimately survive. Everyone needs to shut the fuck up. The answers are in the silence. Monks set themselves on fire to protest and to make this point. Just consider it. โ€“ Garry Shandling
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Mar 28
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The world is too noisy and distracted to probably ultimately survive. Everyon...

The world is too noisy and distracted to probably ultimately survive. Everyone needs to shut the fuck up. The answers are in the silence. Monks set themselves on fire to protest and to make this point. Just consider it. โ€“ Garry Shandling
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Jul 09
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"We must forever conduct our struggle on the high plane of ...

"We must forever conduct our struggle on the high plane of dignity and discipline. We must not allow our creative protest to degenerate into physical violence.โ€โ€• Martin Luther King Jr.
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Nov 25
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"This here ain't no protest song or anything...

"This here ain't no protest song or anything like that, 'cause I don't write no protest songs" - Bob Dylan on his song "Blowin' in the Wind"
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Jul 16
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โ€œThe courageous and honorable protests underway in Wall Street should serv...

โ€œThe courageous and honorable protests underway in Wall Street should serve to bring this calamity to public attention, and to lead to dedicated efforts to overcome it and set the society on a more healthy course.โ€ -Noam Chomsky
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Sep 29
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"It is not the job of writers and thinkers to appease the faithful. And...

"It is not the job of writers and thinkers to appease the faithful. And the faithful, if in fact upset or offended, are quite able and entitled to explore all forms of protest. Short of violence." - Christopher Hitchens
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Jan 08
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"Corporations are people, Pizza is a vegetable, ...

"Corporations are people, Pizza is a vegetable, the Internet will be censored and protest is illegal. Welcome to 21st century America." - Barrett Garese
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Nov 19
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"..being a new nation and of humble antecedents, this American people has ever been quit...

"..being a new nation and of humble antecedents, this American people has ever been quite irritably beset with a felt need of national prestige; which has engendered a bitterly patriotic sentiment and a headlong protestation of national solidarity" Thorstein Veblen (1923)
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Jun 04
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He who passively accepts evil is as much involved in it as he ...

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. Martin Luther King, Jr.
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Jun 12
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