Quotation Explorer - 'Bully'

Show me a man who has enjoyed his school days and I'll show you a bully and a bore.
When a resolute young fellow steps up to the great bully, the world, and takes him boldly by the beard, he is often surprised to find it comes off in his hand, and that it was only tied on to scare away the timid adventurers. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
What they prefer to that is to find someone to have power over; someone to own and to bully, to smash and to waste. She wondered if she would ever be in love. - Gwendoline Riley
A bully hides his fears with fake bravado. That is the opposite of self-assertiveness. - Nathaniel Branden
If a bully mocks you, just think about your positive values compared to the bully and ignore his or her harsh comments. - Saaif Alam
God is a mean-spirited, pugnacious bully bent on revenge against His children for failing to live up to his impossible standards. - Walt Whitman
Be kind to yourself. Remember that when you abuse yourself, you will experience the anger, regret, and apathy of the bully as well as the depression, anxiety, and insecurity of the victim. Whatever you do, be kind to yourself. - Vironika Tugaleva
A bully is not reasonable - he is persuaded only by threats. - Marie De France
To him, the pain was a bully, and what did you do to bullies? You stood up to them, because they always ran away in the end. But the pain didn't know about that rule. It just bullied even more. - Terry Pratchett
Courage is not beating up the bully or letting the bully beat you up, it is standing strong before the bully and seeing him for what he truly is: a child of God in need of an attitude adjustment. - Toni Sorenson
Talk to yourself the way you'd talk to someone you love. Shush your inner bully. Be your own bestie. - Karen Salmansohn
My mother says we’re supposed to make mistakes. That’s the way we learn. Rocky Ryan in Bully At Ambush Corner. - Karen Mueller Coombs
When a bully is held accountable for his actions, his future actions will change. Bad behavior only continues for those who allow it. - Gary Hopkins
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