Protest Quotes About Love, Life, Beauty, Family, Belief, Service, Military

Protest Quotes About Love, Life, Beauty, Family, Belief, Service, Military

Protest Quotes

Protest Quotes:

Perhaps it’s good for one to suffer. Can an artist do anything if he’s happy? Would he ever want to do anything? What is art, after all, but a protest against the horrible inclemency of life?

Aldous Huxley

In such ugly times, the only true protest is beauty.

Phil Ochs

I saw courage both in the Vietnam War and in the struggle to stop it. I learned that patriotism includes protest, not just military service.

John F. Kerry

When an individual is protesting society’s refusal to acknowledge his dignity as a human being, his very act of protest confers dignity on him.

Bayard Rustin

Before we went on any protest, whether it was sit-ins or the freedom rides or any march, we prepared ourselves, and we were disciplined. We were committed to the way of peace – the way of non-violence – the way of love – the way of life as the way of living.

John Lewis

The power of protest depends not only on how many turn out, but also on what legislative, judicial, and civil society institutions exist to enact the will of those marching in the streets.

Cynthia P. Schneider

Not voting is not a protest. It is a surrender.

Keith Ellison
Source: WGHP

We have the freedom of speech. We are able to hold hands in protest and stand up for what we believe in and have people hear what you have to say.

Randy Orton

Let us remember we are all part of one American family. We are united in common values, and that includes belief in equality under the law, basic respect for public order, and the right of peaceful protest.

Barack Obama

There is a right to protest in our country, but at times the manner in which the protest is done breaks all permissible levels. I don’t agree with it at all.

Balachandra Menon

This is the greatest country under the sun. But we must not let our love of country, our patriotic loyalty, cause us to abate one whit in our protest against wrong and injustice.

Madam C. J. Walker

Honestly, I feel like we are a walking protest. The fact that we’re women professional athletes says that in and of itself. We’ve been feeling the inequality; we’ve been struggling with pay equality or whatever it is, or sexism in sports.

Megan Rapinoe

To sin by silence, when we should protest, Makes cowards out of men.

Ella Wheeler Wilcox

If people don’t vote, everything stays the same. You can protest until the sky turns yellow or the moon turns blue, and it’s not going to change anything if you don’t vote.

Dolores Huerta

Woodstock was both a peaceful protest and a global celebration.

Richie Havens

I don’t think it’s too hippie to want to clean up the planet so you don’t wind up dying of some kind of cancer when you’re 45 years old. It enrages me that these big cancer-research organizations can’t be bothered to man the front lines of environmental protest.

Jello Biafra

I love the protest signs protected by the First Amendment – some of them humorous, some of them passionate, some factual, some entirely incorrect – all of them free ideas.

Jennifer Granholm

Graffiti is usually a protest – ink on walls – or has a reason for being naughty or aggressive.

Cy Twombly
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