Top 35 Suppression Quotes

Words matter. These are the best Suppression Quotes from famous people such as Cori Bush, Stacey Abrams, Gunnar Myrdal, Jason Kander, Jonathan Majors, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.

We need to end voter suppression and protect access to

We need to end voter suppression and protect access to the ballot. We need to teach the truth about white supremacy in our classrooms. And we must prioritize Black liberation in its totality. Only then will we be truly free.
Cori Bush
Let’s be clear: Voter suppression is real.
Stacey Abrams
In society, liberty for one may mean the suppression of liberty for others.
Gunnar Myrdal
I believe there should be political consequences for politicians who commit voter suppression.
Jason Kander
The thing about terror and why it’s so interesting is that terror is there to keep us safe. But then the issue comes in: Well, how do you ever grow if you can’t get past this fear? That’s called suppression.
Jonathan Majors
Voting the names of the dead, and the nonexistent, and the too-mentally-impaired to function, cancels out the votes of citizens who are exercising their rights – that’s suppression by any light.
Artur Davis
Shyness is invariably a suppression of something. It’s almost a fear of what you’re capable of.
Rhys Ifans
Don and I are infamous for our split, but we’re closer than most brothers. Harmony singing requires that you enlarge yourself, not use any kind of suppression. Harmony is the ultimate love.
Phil Everly
Ireland never lacked the capacity to feed its people. During the entire ‘great famine,’ the island continued to produce massive amounts of beef and grain. The Irish just couldn’t afford to buy any of it due to the enforcement of rack-renting, high taxation, and suppression of manufactures.
Robert Zubrin
God Almighty has set before me two great objects: the suppression of the slave trade and the reformation of manners.
William Wilberforce
Ego suppression can be an act of ostentation.
David Milch
Music can provide a much-needed break from life’s harsh moments, but Eddy Current Suppression Ring has no interest in creating a sonic fire escape for the distraught. Instead, the band embraces the real world, wrapping its arms around the beautiful and the ugly alike.
Anthony Fantano
Despite all the gains for democracy in the world, in many countries anyone who wants to publish truths unwelcome to the government risks suppression and criminal punishment.
Anthony Lewis
I don’t think the Egyptian people want to see what is a very clear effort to obtain political and economic rights turn into any kind of new form of oppression or suppression or violence or letting loose criminal elements.
Hillary Clinton
It is a travesty for anyone who is elected to office, who serves in an elective office, to engage in voter suppression.
Nina Turner
The alleged menace of universal suffrage having been avoided by the absolute suppression of the negro vote, the spirit of mob murder should have been satisfied and the butchery of negroes should have ceased.
Ida B. Wells
We’ve changed in the sense that we flipped – and this is no longer the Republican party of Lincoln. This is the party of suppression.
Andrew Young
Whatever the immediate gains and losses, the dangers to our safety arising from political suppression are always greater than the dangers to the safety resulting from political freedom. Suppression is always foolish. Freedom is always wise.
Alexander Meiklejohn
The absence and suppression of justice can only open the way for extremists to exploit such a condition to perpetrate acts of violence against innocents.
Hussein of Jordan
During the Jim Crow era, we know that racially targeted and racially motivated voter suppression was often blatant. Legislators adapted overtly racist policies like literacy tests, and poll taxes in an effort to shape the electorate.
Alex Padilla
Our democratic system, national identity, and international space must be respected. Any forms of suppression will harm the stability of cross-strait relations.
Tsai Ing-wen
The ability to reach a catastrophic forest fire quickly can not only save millions in fire suppression costs, it can save structures and, most importantly, lives.
Ryan Zinke
From partisan gerrymandering and unlimited corporate money flooding our elections to voter suppression legislation, the Republican Party, aligned with Trump, has waged a war on our democracy.
John Fetterman
Advocates of ‘free speech’ often repeat the mantra that the best response to bad speech is more and better speech, not the suppression of the bad stuff.
Jackson Katz
The Tea Party emerged from a laudably grassroots base: libertarians, fervent Constitutionalists, and ordinary people alarmed at the suppression of liberties, whether by George W. Bush or Barack Obama.
Naomi Wolf
Everybody knows there is no fineness or accuracy of suppression; if you hold down one thing, you hold down the adjoining.
Saul Bellow
I know from firsthand experience that claims of non-existent voter fraud are used to raise fears, steamroll facts, and overcome common sense, resulting in laws that have nothing to do with ballot security and everything to do with voter suppression and discrimination.
Marc Veasey
While silence can in some circumstances bespeak noble self-control, it can also signify suppression, oblivion or cowardice.
Ephraim Mirvis
The Republican playbook is voter suppression.
Tom Perez
Let America Vote will make the case for voting rights by exposing the real motivations of those who favor voter suppression laws.
Jason Kander
Since winning the election, Donald Trump has jump-started voter suppression efforts at the federal and state levels.
Jason Kander
The feudal concept of self-preservation is poisoned at

The feudal concept of self-preservation is poisoned at the core by the virulent assumption of master and man, of potentate and slave, of external and internal suppression of the life urge of the only one – of its faith in human sacrifice as a means of salvation.
Louis Sullivan
The polls are just being used as another tool of voter suppression. The polls are an attempt to not reflect public opinion, but to shape it. Yours. They want to depress the heck out of you.
Rush Limbaugh
To me, it’s a different kind of voter suppression to constantly try to make people feel like the election is over before it’s even begun.
Kellyanne Conway
In terms of election issues, the urgent challenges we face include securing reforms to de-escalate the nuclear arms race, end voter suppression, improve health care for all Americans and alleviate the climate crisis.
Martin Luther King III