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Definition of Repression

Repression

  1. The act of repressing, or state of being repressed; as, the repression of evil and evil doers.
  2. That which represses; check; restraint.

Repression Quotations

Human rights are not only violated by terrorism, repression or assassination, but also by unfair economic structures that creates huge inequalities.
Pope Francis

The cost of liberty is less than the price of repression.
W. E. B. Du Bois

The history of African-American repression in this country rose from government-sanctioned racism. Jim Crow laws were a product of bigoted state and local governments.
Rand Paul

The seed of revolution is repression.
Woodrow Wilson

Palestinian terrorism has to be rejected and condemned, yes. But it should not be translated defacto into a policy of support for a really increasingly brutal repression, colonial settlements and a new wall.
Zbigniew Brzezinski
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