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It is difficult to violently suppress people in the long run, as the example of the Soviet Union and the Eastern European countries has shown.
It is much easier to suppress a first desire than to satisfy those that follow.
A celibate clergy is an especially good idea, because it tends to suppress any hereditary propensity toward fanaticism.
Basically you have to suppress your own ambitions in order to be who you need to be.
Since Castro took power, the Cuban people have been denied basic human freedoms. No freedom of religion, no freedom of the press, no political freedom. And the regime uses brutality and violence to suppress these freedoms and impose its will.
To suppress free speech is a double wrong. It violates the rights of the hearer as well as those of the speaker.
Modern morality and manners suppress all natural instincts, keep people ignorant of the facts of nature and make them fighting drunk on bogey tales.
We have convinced over one billion members of the Islamic faith that we are prejudiced against their religion, that we would deny them freedom of religion, that we want suppress their culture and invade their governments.
Theodore C. Sorensen
Trying to suppress or eradicate symptoms on the physical level can be extremely important, but there's more to healing than that; dealing with psychological, emotional and spiritual issues involved in treating sickness is equally important.
If you suppress grief too much, it can well redouble.
Indiscriminate firing by police on people is absolute barbarism. Instead of solving their problems, the government is trying to suppress the people by force.
News is what somebody somewhere wants to suppress; all the rest is advertising.
Books and all forms of writing are terror to those who wish to suppress the truth.
I think we're all good and bad, but good's not funny. Bad is funny. Suppress the good and let the bad out, and then you can be funny.
When we consistently suppress and distrust our intuitive knowingness, looking instead for authority, validation, and approval from others, we give our personal power away.
Moreover, the practical recommendations deduced from ecological principles threaten the vested interests of commerce; it is hardly surprising that the financial and political power created by these investments should be used sometimes to suppress environmental impact studies.
Ideas are only lethal if you suppress and don't discuss them. Ignorance is not bliss, it's stupid. Banning books shows you don't trust your kids to think and you don't trust yourself to be able to talk to them.
Society has taught us to suppress certain things and not do certain things.
As a musician I tell you that if you were to suppress adultery, fanaticism, crime, evil, the supernatural, there would no longer be the means for writing one note.
Once you permit those who are convinced of their own superior rightness to censor and silence and suppress those who hold contrary opinions, just at that moment the citadel has been surrendered.
Do not suppress it - that would hurt you inside. Do not express it - this would not only hurt you inside, it would cause ripples in your surroundings. What you do is transform it.
I never felt like there was an unconscious part of me around that woke up or that came out of the closet; there wasn't a struggle, there wasn't an attempt to suppress.
You can't suppress creativity, you can't suppress innovation.
The use of force to liberate people is very different from the use of force to suppress or control them, or even to defeat them.
I never heard of anyone who was really literate or who ever really loved books who wanted to suppress any of them.
I believe that movements to suppress wrongs can be carried out under the protection of our flag.
Mary Harris Jones
I don't really know of the Jewish tradition of comedy, only the Jewish tradition of not keeping your mouth shut. Complaining about all that is hard, unfair or ridiculous in life-having strong feelings, and not being able to suppress them. That, to me, is Jewish.
There is a rule of Sharia: If the enemy wants to suppress you, you are supposed to put up a strong resistance.
It would be futile to attempt to fit women into a masculine pattern of attitudes, skills and abilities and disastrous to force them to suppress their specifically female characteristics and abilities by keeping up the pretense that there are no differences between the sexes.
I suppress the vast majority of what I write.
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