Protest Quotes

Most popular protest quotes

Art is a protest against death.

art

Sometimes a scream is better than a thesis.
In such an ugly time the true protest is beauty.
Originality is deliberate and forced, and partakes of the nature of a protest.

originality

A protest song is a song that's so specific that you cannot mistake it for bullshit.
The exclusive pretension made by a part of the truth to be the whole, must and ought to be protested against.
There may be times when we are powerless to prevent injustice, but there must never be a time when we fail to protest.

injustice

Every intellectual revolution which has ever stirred humanity into greatness has been a passionate protest against inert ideas.
It is the nature of a man as he grows older, a small bridge in time, to protest against change, particularly change for the better.

change

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.
Our tradition is one of protest and revolt, and it is stultifying to celebrate the rebels of the past while we silence the rebels of the present.
To sin by silence when we should protest,
Makes cowards of men.  The human race
Has climbed on protest.  Had no voice been raised
Against injustice, ignorance, and lust,
 The inquisition yet would serve the law,
And guillotines decide our least dispute.
To sin by silence when we should protest,
Makes cowards out of men.  The human race
Has climbed on protest.  Had no voice been raised
Against injustice, ignorance, and lust,
 The inquisition yet would serve the law,
And guillotines decide our least dispute.

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