Regimes Quotes

Quotes tagged as "regimes" (showing 1-6 of 6)
Nadine Gordimer
“You can't change a regime on the basis of compassion. There's got to be something harder.”
Nadine Gordimer, The Quotable Gordimer; or, The Wit and Wisdom of Nadine Gordimer

Mehmet Murat ildan
“Here is a tragicomic reality of all the regimes: People work hard to feed their thief politicians, their thief kings and thief queens or their thief presidents! And therefore the tragicomic reality of all the times is this: There can exist no thieves without the support of people!”
Mehmet Murat ildan

Azar Nafisi
“There are so many different forms of silence: the silence that tyrannical states force on their citizens, stealing their memories, rewriting their histories, and imposing on them a state-sanctioned identity. Or the silence of witnesses who choose to ignore or not speak the truth, and of victims who at times become complicit in the crimes committed against them. Then there are the silences we indulge in about ourselves, our personal mythologies, the stories we impose upon our real lives.”
Azar Nafisi, Things I've Been Silent About: Memories

Mehmet Murat ildan
“Some clever and honourable nations change their regime from authoritarian to a democratic one, and some weak-kneed dictator lover miserable nations do the exact opposite! Don’t try to look for a character in a person who gave up his freedom, because he does have none!”
Mehmet Murat ildan

Mehmet Murat ildan
“Any regime or any government which motivates its own people to be different than one another is a good regime, is a good government! Encourage people to think differently, to act differently, and to believe in different things, otherwise you create just a herd of animals!”
Mehmet Murat ildan