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Anti Authoritarian Quotes By Edward Said

The inner me was always under attack by authority, by the way my parents wanted me to be brought up, by these English schools I went to. So I've always felt this kind of anti-authoritarian strain in me, pushing to express itself despite the obstacles. — Edward Said

Anti Authoritarian Quotes By Calvin Ayre

Someone is going to figure out how to make this work and when they do, all the anti-gambling, over-regulating authoritarian governments will be exposed as emperors without clothes. It might not be obvious that this is even happening at first, since these systems are by definition stealthy affairs. — Calvin Ayre

Anti Authoritarian Quotes By Ashis Nandy

In fact, the anti-Muslim stance of much of Hindu nationalism can be construed as partly a displaced hostility against the colonial power which could not be expressed directly because of the new legitimacy created within Hinduism for this power. Such a dynamic would seem to roughly duplicate the displacement of Oedipal hostilities in the authoritarian personality. — Ashis Nandy

Anti Authoritarian Quotes By Ernst Junger

Although I am an anarch, I am not anti-authoritarian. Quite the opposite: I need authority, although I do not believe in it. My critical faculties are sharpened by the absence of the credibility that I ask for. As a historian, I know what can be offered. — Ernst Junger

Anti Authoritarian Quotes By Nancy Snow

The pursuit of truth, as a form of political action, is inherently disruptive, anti-authoritarian, and dangerous to those content with the way things are. — Nancy Snow

Anti Authoritarian Quotes By Marlon Brando

There's a line in the picture where he (Johnny - The Wild One) snarls, 'Nobody tells me what to do.' That's exactly how I've felt all my life. — Marlon Brando

Anti Authoritarian Quotes By Gudjon Bergmann

We are known to be anti-authoritarian, anti-institutional, and notoriously anti-religious - more likely to quote Star Wars, Lord of the Rings, Monty Python, or Star Trek than the Bible. — Gudjon Bergmann

Anti Authoritarian Quotes By Art Spiegelman

Comics can be pernicious, fascist propaganda or anti-authoritarian. The ones that shaped me were particularly anti-authoritarian. — Art Spiegelman

Anti Authoritarian Quotes By Nadezhda Tolokonnikova

The words we spoke and our entire punk performance aimed to express our disapproval of a specific political event: the patriarchs' support of Vladimir Putin, who has taken an authoritarian and anti-feminist course. — Nadezhda Tolokonnikova

Anti Authoritarian Quotes By John Dryden

Democracy is essentially anti-authoritarian
that is, it not only demands the right but imposes the responsibility of thinking for ourselves. — John Dryden

Anti Authoritarian Quotes By Adam McKay

The stuff that's going on is just so over-the-top, with the banking crisis and destroying the Gulf of Mexico, and the outrage hasn't quite caught up with the people yet. But when it does, I think you're going to see really virulent anti-authoritarian kind of comedy coming out. — Adam McKay

Anti Authoritarian Quotes By Terry Pratchett

Commander, I always used to consider that you had a definite anti-authoritarian streak in you."
"Sir?"
"It seems that you have managed to retain this even though you are authority."
"Sir?"
"That's practically zen. — Terry Pratchett

Anti Authoritarian Quotes By Eric Hobsbawm

For, whatever was the case in de Tocqueville's day, not the passion for egalitarianism but an individualist, that is anti-authoritarian, antinomian though curiously legalistic anarchism, has become the core of the value system in the USA. — Eric Hobsbawm

Anti Authoritarian Quotes By Glenn Beck

Most young people have rebellious, anti-authoritarian impulses. They don't like being told what, when, or how to do something. It's ironic, then, that many of these same people embrace a system in which there would be far more regulations, many more bureaucrats micromanaging their lives, and far more rules and restrictions on how things can be done. — Glenn Beck

Anti Authoritarian Quotes By Lynne Stewart

My anti-authoritarian instincts let me directly to criminal defense work. — Lynne Stewart

Anti Authoritarian Quotes By Vijay Prashad

We have to be vigilant on two fronts: (1) to not let our anti-imperialism lead to the defense of authoritarian regimes in the region and (2) to not let our enthusiasm for rebellion lead to cheering on the cruise missiles from US warships. These two sirens should worry us as we make our hesitant way alongside the rebirth of a New Left in the Arab world. — Vijay Prashad

Anti Authoritarian Quotes By Joseph Barjack

Question authority... Then ignore it! — Joseph Barjack

Anti Authoritarian Quotes By G. Willow Wilson

Comic book readers tend to be pretty secular and anti-authoritarian; nothing is above satire in their eyes. — G. Willow Wilson

Anti Authoritarian Quotes By Pearl Zhu

Anti-digital mindsets are those "status quo" types of thinking, authoritarian attitude, and bureaucratic decision-making. — Pearl Zhu