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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.
To suppress free speech is a double wrong. It violates the rights of the hearer as well as those of the speaker.
Basically you have to suppress your own ambitions in order to be who you need to be.
Modern morality and manners suppress all natural instincts, keep people ignorant of the facts of nature and make them fighting drunk on bogey tales.
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.
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.
If you suppress grief too much, it can well redouble.
When we consistently suppress and distrust our intuitive knowingness, looking instead for authority, validation, and approval from others, we give our personal power away.
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
News is what somebody somewhere wants to suppress; all the rest is advertising.
The publishing of a book is a worldwide event. The attempt to suppress a book is a worldwide event.
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.
Indiscriminate firing by police on people is absolute barbarism. Instead of solving their problems, the government is trying to suppress the people by force.
Books and all forms of writing are terror to those who wish to suppress the truth.
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.
Society has taught us to suppress certain things and not do certain things.
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.
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.
The Japanese have a strong tendency to suppress their own feelings. That's the Japanese character. They kill their own emotions.
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.
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.
Contention is inseparable from creating knowledge. It is not contention we should try to avoid, but discourses that attempt to suppress contention.
There's fear in everything, but we can't just succumb to that. We have to suppress it, so we get used to suppressing fear to make it through the our day. Otherwise, we'd become paralyzed by them.
You can't suppress creativity, you can't suppress innovation.
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 don't display emotions. I have every feeling that everyone else has, but I've developed ways to suppress them. Anger is one of my most comfortable feelings.
Curtis James Jackson
I never heard of anyone who was really literate or who ever really loved books who wanted to suppress any of them.
Free expression is the base of human rights, the root of human nature and the mother of truth. To kill free speech is to insult human rights, to stifle human nature and to suppress truth.
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