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The oppressed are allowed once every few years to decide which particular representatives of the oppressing class are to represent and repress them in parliament.
Little progress can be made by merely attempting to repress what is evil. Our great hope lies in developing what is good.
From the first time someone says, Who do you think you are? we learn how to repress.
No one tells you that your life is effectively over when you have a child: that you're never going to draw another complacent breath again... or that whatever level of hypochondria and rage you'd learned to repress and live with is going to seem like the good old days.
When I repress my emotion my stomach keeps score.
It's no small irony that the government inevitably and invariably ends up promoting precisely that which they would most like to repress.
We repress the things we're scared of, but if we just look at and embrace the things we're scared of, it's a much fuller, richer life that's also not as scary.
The movements which I make I cannot possibly repress because, at the time, I am actually the idea I am interpreting, and naturally I picture my players and auditors as in accord with me. I know, of course, that my mannerisms have been widely discussed.
John Philip Sousa
But if Russia is to be part of this larger zone of peace it cannot bring into it its imperial baggage. It cannot bring into it a policy of genocide against the Chechens, and cannot kill journalists, and it cannot repress the mass media.
Tea does our fancy aid, Repress those vapours which the head invade, And keeps that palace of the soul serene.
My hope is that the Chinese government will come to realise that it is futile to repress free speech, and that contrary to what they believe a regime's strength rests not its suppression of a plurality of opinions and ideas, but in its capacity and willingness to encourage them.
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