Disobedience is the true foundation of liberty. The obedient must be slaves.
The only life that matters is in your mind. The only truth is the one that lives invisibly, that waits even after you close the book. Silence, too, is a kind of music. Silence will last.
Nowadays, a simple faulty brake light traffic stop, can get a black person killed. It’s better to fix the broken light bulb, then having to face and cooperate with a senseless police officer.
If peaceful protesting really worked, the need to peacefully protest would have subsided to almost zero a long time ago! Instead, the thing that has subsided to almost zero are the number of complaints filed against police officers that are actually upheld.
You can’t love me.’
‘Don’t be bossy. I can do what the hell I like.
Richard Nixon had made a fatal error in ignoring the politico-meteorological dimension when he announced the expansion of the Vietnam War into Cambodia on April 30, 1970. The invasion of Laos, on the other hand, happened in February 1971, and the campuses were quiet. Who wants to stage a walkout in February?
A single whisper can be quite a disturbance when the rest of the audience is silent.
Either offend or represent, don’t be a spectator.
I’m all for fighting tyranny and oppression.
Human rights is a numbers game. Who is going to care if only 20 people pitch for a protest?