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    The best of our theater is standing on tiptoe, striving to see over the shoulders of father and mother. The worst is exploiting and wallowing in the self-pity of adolescence and obsessive keyhole sexuality. The way out, as the poet says, is always through.

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My parents must have had tough decisions to make, but I was never called on to bear witness to their read more

My parents must have had tough decisions to make, but I was never called on to bear witness to their anxiety. To some people that might sound like repression, but I think repression can be a positive value.

by Tom Wolfe Found in: Repression Quotes,
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The cost of liberty is less than the price of repression.

The cost of liberty is less than the price of repression.

by W. E. B. Du Bois Found in: Repression Quotes,
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We can never be sure that the opinion we are endeavoring to stifle is a false opinion; and even if read more

We can never be sure that the opinion we are endeavoring to stifle is a false opinion; and even if we were sure, stifling it would be an evil still.

by John Stuart Mill Found in: Repression Quotes,
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The more there are riots, the more repressive action will take place, and the more we face the danger of read more

The more there are riots, the more repressive action will take place, and the more we face the danger of a right-wing takeover and eventually a fascist society.

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Now they have come to the place where their faith can no longer feed on the bread of repression and read more

Now they have come to the place where their faith can no longer feed on the bread of repression and violence. They ask for the bread of liberty, of public equality, and public responsibility. It must not be denied them.

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