Civil disobedience Quotes

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  • Non-violent resistance implies the very opposite of weakness. Defiance combined with non-retaliatory acceptance of repression from one’s opponents is active, not passive. It requires strength, and there is nothing automatic or intuitive about the resoluteness required for using non-violent methods in political struggle and the quest for Truth.
    o Mohandas Gandhi

  • The defiance of established authority, religious and secular, social and political, as a world-wide phenomenon may well one day be accounted the outstanding event of the last decade.
    o Hannah Arendt, “Civil Disobedience”, Crisis of the Republic, (1972)

  • Under a government which imprisons any unjustly, the true place for a just man is also a prison…the only house in a slave State in which a free man can abide with honor.
    o Civil Disobedience by Henry David Thoreau

  • Civil disobedience is still disobedience.
    o Maddox

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