Top 40 Protesting Quotes

Here we have the best Protesting Quotes from famous authors such as Blake Griffin, Markwayne Mullin, Bob Menendez, Eddie Griffin, Alveda King. Find the perfect quotation from our collection.

I've never seen somebody get more flak than Colin Kaepe
I’ve never seen somebody get more flak than Colin Kaepernick for silently and nonviolently protesting and standing up for something he believes, and something that obviously is an actual problem.

As an American, you have the right to protest me or another individual or a group, but I believe that protesting the United States for the mistakes it has made – when it gave you the freedom to do so in the first place – is disrespectful.

Don’t blame America for the thousands of Cubans who have been arrested, detained, and imprisoned by Castro for peacefully protesting the regime.

I don’t like country music, so I won‘t buy a ticket. That doesn’t mean I should be outside protesting.

Protesting is good, but healing is better. We need to see America heal.

My first civil disobedience arrest for social justice was in 1986 for protesting the SDI.

It is time for the government of China to stop holding innocent religious figures in captivity merely for peacefully protesting China’s occupation of Tibet.

Some of the yellow cards I get are for tactical fouls, which is fair enough, but I don’t like the others – the ones for protesting.

I’ve just always done what I’ve felt is best, according to what the Bible tells me. That’s why I started protesting, and that’s what I continue to do every day.

The violent rioting that is sometimes now being called protesting – it makes the emotions so high that you almost cannot see the insults and injuries that are the people are suffering.

The 99 percent should be protesting college campuses.

I’m a part of major league rugby. We had a league meeting to decide what to do with anthem protests, and even though I personally agree with what they say they are protesting as inequality and judicial system and incarceration rates among minorities, we decided all should stand and respect every national anthem.

I’d come from a background in New York of picketing and protesting.

I remember a time when you were protesting on the street together with your professors, with your union, with your school organizations. Everybody was in the streets. Now, everybody is kept alone in his box, in this fragile condition, afraid of losing tenure.

It matters not what your individual position is on either war we are currently prosecuting – in Iraq or Afghanistancertainly we can all agree protesting at military funerals is a cruel and unnecessary hardship on our military families during their most difficult hour.

As I discovered, even the governor of a major state who holds pro-life views can be denied a hearing at his party‘s convention without the national media protesting it.

We been in the streets protesting for years about police brutality.

You know, I was a community activist, so I’m used to standing out in front of an elected official‘s office and protesting.

Karen Bass
I wonder if those people shown protesting the deployment of nuclear weapons to western Europe during the Reagan era are feeling appropriately stupid today. ‘Please don’t take away our precious Soviet Union! – We demand the annihilation of all life on Earth!’

The advent of digitally enhancing images – and the fact that actresses weren’t protesting against that – created an environment where big corporations felt like they had total ownership over the bodies of actresses.

Turn to Stone‘ was written about the Nixon administration and the Vietnam War and the protesting that was going on and all of that. It’s a song about frustration. Also, I attended Kent State.

Our biggest thing is, any player who’s protesting will tell you that the only reason we use the anthem is because it’s a platform like no other. We use it to draw attention to other issues. We’ve heard from many people, ‘Use a different venue. Use a different platform.’ Quite frankly, this is the most effective one.

Muslims and Christians can work together to depose dictators and assert the power of the people. We’ve seen it happen on the Tahrir Square in Cairo during the 2011 revolution in Egypt, with devout Muslims and Coptic Christians protesting side by side.

Every day, I would show up, and there were no kids, just me and my teacher in my classroom. Every day, I would be escorted by marshals past a mob of people protesting and boycotting the school. This went on for a whole year.

To me, protesting and playing music go hand in hand.

I mean, hunger strike is almost a ritual in a Russian prison colony. It actually has been going back to Soviet times. It’s a way of protesting.

There were no Manchester United fans protesting when I left their club in 2005. I wasn’t one of their most important players, so I moved on, worked really hard, got my breaks, and my career took off.

Movies, as evidenced by a chorus of protesting and celebrating Americans, influence broader trends.

We won’t stop protesting. It’s the engine that moves society forward.

Jordi Cuixart
When the women‘s liberation movement began, when people began protesting against the Vietnam War, civil rights movement, at the beginning of those movements, the majority of the country was not with them, did not believe in the basic principles of any of those philosophies.

When an individual is protesting society’s refusal to acknowledge his dignity as a human being, his very act of protest confers dignity on him.

I’ve been arrested a few times. The most high-profile instance was when protesting at the fracking site in Balcombe. It’s an industry which will undermine our chances of tackling climate change.

I’ve always had questions about what it meant to be a protester, to be in the minority. Are the people who are trying to find peace, who are trying to have the Constitution apply to everybody, are they really the radicals? We’re not protesting from the outside. We’re inside.

When I say my family suffered for my anti-war protesting, one of the many fallouts was having to send my two sons to America because I couldn’t keep control of them when the divorce happened… there are consequences for your actions.

There are good reasons for being in jail – for protesting.

Wyclef is a musician that tried to unite as many musicians at once as possible. I am trying to be successful at that. The greatest challenge is that, I just got arrested for protesting in NYC for cutting the school budgets… And I think that it’s important to stand up. Schools are important.

My opinion is that protesting, there’s no problem with it, as long as it is peaceful without violence, without vandalism.

I couldn’t really relate to the fraternity or party scene, to the people out in the mall every day protesting one thing or another. I felt like there was no one I could relate to.

I think we can continue to do as much protesting as we want. Systemic racism needs to be changed from within.