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No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
No man is good enough to govern another man without the other's consent.
No man is good enough to govern any woman without her consent.
Susan B. Anthony
The strongest and most effective force in guaranteeing the long-term maintenance of power is not violence in all the forms deployed by the dominant to control the dominated, but consent in all the forms in which the dominated acquiesce in their own domination.
I can never consent to being dictated to.
Laws made by common consent must not be trampled on by individuals.
No power on earth has a right to take our property from us without our consent.
Commitment means that it is possible for a man to yield the nerve center of his consent to a purpose or cause, a movement or an ideal, which may be more important to him than whether he lives or dies.
The United Nations' founders understood that decisions affecting war and peace should happen only by consensus, and with America's consent, the veto by Security Council permanent members was enshrined in the United Nations Charter. The profound wisdom of this has underpinned the stability of international relations for decades.
The process of shaping opinion, attitudes, and perceptions was termed the 'engineering of consent' by one of the founders of the modern public relations industry, Edward Bernays.
If taxation without consent is robbery, the United States government has never had, has not now, and is never likely to have, a single honest dollar in its treasury. If taxation without consent is not robbery, then any band of robbers have only to declare themselves a government, and all their robberies are legalized.
Civilization exists by geological consent, subject to change without notice.
If any man's money can be taken by a so-called government, without his own personal consent, all his other rights are taken with it; for with his money the government can, and will, hire soldiers to stand over him, compel him to submit to its arbitrary will, and kill him if he resists.
He who created us without our help will not save us without our consent.
If the Holy Spirit can take over the subconscious with our consent and cooperation, then we have almighty Power working at the basis of our lives, then we can do anything we ought to do, go anywhere we ought to go, and be anything we ought to be.
E. Stanley Jones
To be sure I must; and therefore I may assume that your silence gives consent.
One can never consent to creep when one feels an impulse to soar.
No power in society, no hardship in your condition can depress you, keep you down, in knowledge, power, virtue, influence, but by your own consent.
William Ellery Channing
Once you consent to some concession, you can never cancel it and put things back the way they are.
Government itself is founded upon the great doctrine of the consent of the governed, and has its cornerstone in the memorable principle that men are endowed with inalienable rights.
For in reason, all government without the consent of the governed is the very definition of slavery.
He alone is free who lives with free consent under the entire guidance of reason.
Cats don't like change without their consent.
Your successes and happiness are forgiven you only if you generously consent to share them.
The leader can never close the gap between himself and the group. If he does, he is no longer what he must be. He must walk a tightrope between the consent he must win and the control he must exert.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
John F. Kennedy
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