„Your silence will not protect you.“

essay "The Transformation of Silence into Language and Action", in Sister Outsider
Quelle: Sister Outsider: Essays and Speeches

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US-amerikanische Schriftstellerin und Aktivistin 1934 - 1992

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„Silence is a protective coating over pain.“

—  E. Lockhart, buch We Were Liars

Quelle: We Were Liars

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„Your very silence shows you agree.“

—  Euripidés ancient Athenian playwright -480 - -406 v.Chr

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„You cannot take away freedom to protect it, you cannot destroy the free market to save it, and you cannot uphold freedom of speech by silencing those with whom you disagree. To take rights away to defend them or to spend your way out of debt defies common sense.“

—  Glenn Beck U.S. talk radio and television host 1964

The Reshaping and Redefining of America
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„We're fine together, just like this: Our silence protects us from ourselves“

—  Yasmina Khadra Algerian writer 1955

Quelle: The Attack

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„The dignity of mankind is in your hands; protect it!
It sinks with you! With you it will ascend.“

—  Friedrich Schiller German poet, philosopher, historian, and playwright 1759 - 1805

Der Menscheit Würde ist in Eure Hand gegeben, bewahret Sie!
Sie sinkt mit euch! Mit euch wird sie sich heben!
Die Künstler (The Artists)
Variant translation: The dignity of mankind is in your hands, preserve it!

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„You can only protect your liberties in this world by protecting the other man's freedom. You can only be free if I am free.“

—  Clarence Darrow American lawyer and leading member of the American Civil Liberties Union 1857 - 1938

Address to the court in People v. Lloyd (1920)

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„So it always is: when you escape to a desert the silence shouts in your ear.“

—  Graham Greene, buch Der stille Amerikaner

Quelle: The Quiet American

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„Good men are dying at this very moment to protect you, your factories, your possessions, and all civilization.“

—  Michael Swanwick, buch Jack Faust

“Good men are dying every moment,” Gretchen replied coldly, “somewhere. Since they did not ask my leave to do so, I feel no particular obligation toward them.”
Quelle: Jack Faust (1997), Chapter 13, “Tabloids” (p. 219)

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„Pride is an evil dragon; it sleeps underneath your heart and then roars when you need silence.“

—  Jodi Picoult, buch Small Great Things

Quelle: Small Great Things

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„Your silence gives consent.“

—  Platón, buch Cratylus

Variante: I shall assume that your silence gives consent

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