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Sometimes you have to break a law to make a law.
- Polly Higgins, Eradicating Ecocide
We are here, not because we are law-breakers; we are here in our efforts to become law-makers.
- Emmeline Pankhurst
A freedom fighter learns the hard way that it is the oppressor who defines the nature of the struggle.
- Nelson Mandela
If the machine of government is of such a nature that it requires you to be the agent of injustice to another, then, I say, break the law.
- Henry David Thoreau
Power concedes nothing without a demand. It never did and it never will.
- Frederick Douglas
It doesn’t have to be through rioting. It can be through total disobedience, non-payment of taxes, non-payment of mortgages.
- Russell Brand
The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.
- Edmund Burke
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