Quotation Explorer - 'Victim'

Having no resources within himself, he was compelled to be the copyist of many, and being such, he was forever the victim of inconsistency; - Frederick Douglass
Thou shalt not be a victim, thou shalt not be a perpetrator, but, above all, thou shalt not be a bystander. - Yehuda Bauer
When someone is mean to me, I just make them a victim in my next book. - Mary Higgins Clark
I was born a strong, powerful woman, but was raised to be a victim. - Sharon Law Tucker
Forgiveness is created by the restitution of the abuser; of the wrongdoer. It is not something to be squeeeeeezed out of the victim in a further act of conscience-corrupting abuse. - Stefan Molyneux
Modern Man is the victim of the very instruments he values most. Every gain in power, every mastery of natural forces, every scientific addition to knowledge, has proved potentially dangerous, because it has not been accompanied by equal gains in self-understanding and self-discipline. - Lewis Mumford
Who can have compassion on the ignorant is a victim of regrets, a supporter of ignorance and a builder of stupidity. - Auliq Ice
We cannot have a world where everyone is a victim. "I'm this way because my father made me this way. I'm this way because my husband made me this way." Yes, we are indeed formed by traumas that happen to us. But then you must take charge, you must take over, you are responsible. - Camille Paglia
He who says that someone isn’t himself is a victim of statistics. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
He felt, in a way so familiar as to be almost dreary, the chosen victim of the gods, the self-admitted traitor, the one destined for judgment. - Iris Murdoch
You can either be the victim of your own life, or the victor". - Catie Hartsfield
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
There are some great positive quotes out there that I can't quite share as I wonder how a victim in a war torn country could be expected to see from their perspective? - Jay Woodman
Bad temper is its own scourge. Few things are more bitter than to feel bitter. A man's venom poisons himself more than his victim. - Charles Buxton
Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one's definition of your life, but define yourself. - Harvey Fierstein
The victim is always morally superior to the master; that is the victim's ambivalent triumph. That is why there have been so few notoriously wicked women in comparison to the number of notoriously wicked men; our victim status ensures that we rarely have the opportunity. - Angela Carter
Justice, like beauty, is in the eye of the beholder. Some see an innocent victim. Others will see evil incarnate getting exactly what's deserved. - Emily Thorne
I want to be the victim of his errors. - Marquis de Sade
hello there, the angel from my nightmare.the shadow in the backgroung of the mourge.the unsuspecting victim of darkness in the valley.we could live like jack and sally if we want. - Blink-182
It is better being the victim then the victimizer. - Marlene Thornton
I know that story, when you start a fight, the main idea is one to survive, one to be the victim and one to be the killer. This explains why FBI, CSI and DIA and other departments are here! - Deyth Banger
One who criticises capitalism while approving of immigration, of which the working class is its first victim, would do better to remain silent. One who criticises immigration while remaining silent regarding capitalism should do the same. - Alain de Benoist
I believed I was too sensitive and weak. To prove I wasn’t a victim anymore, I moved closer to painful experiences rather than away from them. Remaining in harm’s way and exposing myself to more pain kept me in the victim role rather than moving me out of it. - Christina Enevoldsen
Life is nothing but a competition to be the criminal rather than the victim. - Bertrand Russell
No law ever written has stopped any robber, rapist or killer, like cold blue steel in the hands of their last intended victim. - W. Emerson Wright
your thoughts will make you a victor or a victim. - Rob Liano
You are not the victim of the world, but rather the master of your own destiny. It is your choices and decisions that determine your destiny. - Roy T. Bennett
Babbit was an average father. He was affectionate, bullying, opinionated, ignorant, and rather wistful. Like most parents he enjoyed the game of waiting till the victim was clearly wrong, then virtuously pouncing. - Sinclair Lewis
There is no point of relaying statistics on rape because for every figure given there are thousands missing, unreported. It is a shameful state we have created where a victim chooses to endure the pain and suffering, silenced by fear that judgment will come before justice. - Aysha Taryam
To stop being a victim, you have to stop thinking like a victim. - Asma Naqi
Stop thinking of yourself as a victim. You were a target that is now no longer being hit. - Thomas Sheridan
You are a victim only when you have decided to play the part. - Gary Hopkins
Either blasphemy is a victimless crime or its victim is powerful enough to take care of himself without any help from you. - Richard Dawkins
He was a victim of his own integrity, which forced him to do his best, even when he would have preferred to do nothing at all. - Irving Stone
Feel oddly barren. My sickness is when words draw in their horns and the physical world refuses to be ordered, recreated, arranged and selected. I am a victim of it then, not a master. - Sylvia Plath
Empire always overreaches itself and thus dies by its own hand victim of its own ambitions - rassool jibraeel snyman
In the process of my evolution, I became a victim of domestic war, an emotional casualty for a major portion of my life, entwined, entrapped and emotionally involved, until I learned how to become free. Torn From the Inside Out - Sara Niles
In the eyes of high morality, to be a victim is always more honourable than to be a killer! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Ransomware is unique among cybercrime because in order for the attack to be successful, it requires the victim to become a willing accomplice after the fact - James Scott, Sr. Fellow, Institute for Critical Infrastructure Technology
Today you are no longer a victor nor victim of the past and future, today is completely independent, there are no restrictions; except for the ones you place upon yourself. - Noel DeJesus
Don’t be depressed if you feel like a victim of abuse. It is because the abuser knows that your action can get you out of that situation and without depending on anything, live a life within your expectation and beyond. - Denny A
[Murder] doesn't concern the victim and the guilty only. It affects the innocent too. You and I are innocent, but the shadow of murder has touched us. We don't know how that shadow is going to affect our lives. - Agatha Christie
Forgiveness has nothing to do with absolving a criminal of his crime. It has everything to do with relieving oneself of the burden of being a victim--letting go of the pain and transforming oneself from victim to survivor. - C.R. Strahan
To the family of a victim of a fatal accident, the deceased was at the wrong place at the wrong time. To the family of the morgue owner, the deceased was at the right place at the right time. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
The lieutenant-colonel realized for the first time what most people never realize about themselves--that he was not only a victim of outrageous fortune, but one of outrageous fortune's cruelest agents as well. - Kurt Vonnegut
Earth is a homicide victim. We lose our children. There are wars. Disease. And God comes strolling by like a cosmic Billie Burke. - William Peter Blatty
We need to be careful not to fall into the victim mindset. This usually happens because we have a dis-empowering perspective of the circumstance. We forget about who we are in Christ and that God is in control. - Michael Barbarulo
While it is easy to get caught up in the beliefs and attitudes of others, it is easier still to make one’s self a victim of circumstance. Victims of circumstance believe they have no power over their lives, since they are merely the play-things of fate. Since they believe this, it is therefore so. - Stephen Richards
People that have been consistently hurt by others in life will only see the one time you hurt them and be blinded to all the good your heart has to offer. They look no further than what they want to see. Unfortunately, most of them remain a victim throughout their life. - Shannon L. Alder
Suffering does not only insulate. It drops its victim in an ocean desert where he sees men as distant ships passing. I not only feel alone, but very far away from you all. - W.N.P. Barbellion
Most of us are responsible most of the time, or we would not have come this far, it is remembering to not tell the victim story when we are under pressure that makes you a leader. - Malti Bhojwani
When one person of whole nation fails to achieve his set goals, it influence the whole country.. That is why most of the countries are victim of terrorism, theft, snatching and etcetera - Faisal Nawaz Maitlo
Stop bitching about everybody else and what they’ve done to you and start cleaning up your own shit yourself. The only person who can make you a victim is you. - Max Patrick
Everyone is a lonely victim of life's complexity. - Ted Dekker
Some people said beware of enemies. Some said beware of friends and some said beware of frenemies, but the most dangerous people are those that will hurt you and still play the victim. - Uzoma Nnadi
Stupidity cannot be cured with money, or through education, or by legislation. Stupidity is not a sin, the victim can't help being stupid. But stupidity is the only universal capital crime; the sentence is death, there is no appeal and execution is carried out automatically and without pity.
You cannot slay the illusion of the victim until you face it and call it truth - Deborah Brodie
Above all, be the heroine of your life, not the victim. - Nora Ephron
Are you able to proclaim that you have been through some things and you survived it? You are a survivor. And if you are a survivor you are not a victim. You have to change the language that you give to yourself and then you have to change the conversation that you give to others. - Bobby F. Kimbrough Jr.
A DESPERATE MAN,HE'S A READY-MADE VICTIM - Victor Edioye Okpapi
You are afraid to lose, you don't react, you are afraid of the horror of something which can be brutal killings and such... You are prepared to a victim I can said from here! - Deyth Banger
Books are a hard-bound drug with no danger of an overdose. I am the happy victim of books. - Karl Lagerfeld
The more I read, {the Bible] the more Paul sounds like a stroke victim, who never taught a thing that Jesus taught, and only quotes him once, in Acts, wrongly, and the 12 are constantly chastising him for his teachings. - Glenn Hefley
These days, it's better to look poor and be safe, than look rich and be a victim. - Anthony Liccione
Unforgiveness denies the victim the possibility of parole and leaves them stuck in the prison of what was, incarcerating them in their trauma and relinquishing the chance to escape beyond the pain. - T.D. Jakes
When we reside in Gratitude, it's impossible to simultaneously feel like a victim. - Dr. Theresa Nicassio
Who lives inside your head? The hero of your story OR The victim of someone else's? - Tony Curl
Jesus is great -- is there a better role model? No. It's religion, it's the people who get in between -- the bureaucracy, you know. ... It's the way people abuse Jesus. Was there ever a greater victim of name dropping? - Bill Maher
Some people say beware of enemies. Some say beware of friends and some say beware of frenemies, but the most dangerous people are those that will hurt you and still play the victim. - Uzoma Nnadi
So fast you couldn't realise it, from one face to another - that's called an actor. Then what happens??Victim a killer, victim a killer wow. One time be a part of a victim, other being a part of a killer - awesome just awesome. - Deyth Banger
[T]hat's the way of torturers of every age, to put the blame on the victim, especially when he strikes back. - Orson Scott Card
That men would die was a matter of necessity; which men would die, though, was a matter of circumstance, and Yossarian was willing to be the victim of anything but circumstance. - Joseph Heller
YOu enjoy it, didn't you?YOu like it, didn't you?You are now smiling are you?(You are asking for what... So far I will say "Nothing, nothing --- Just my mistake...")...I know what you are thinking you want I to be your next victim! ( DON"T YA? :) :) :D) - Deyth Banger
Murder is unique in that it abolishes the party it injures, so that society must take the place of the victim, and on his behalf demand atonement or grant forgiveness. - W.H. Auden
There is always a solution to any problem.Find opportunities in any circumstance. Never become a victim. - Lailah Gifty Akita
CURSE, v.t. Energetically to belabor with a verbal slap-stick. This is an operation which in literature, particularly in the drama, is commonly fatal to the victim. Nevertheless, the liability to a cursing is a risk that cuts but a small figure in fixing the rates of life insurance. - Ambrose Bierce
The victim mindset will have you dancing with the devil, then complaining that you're in hell. - Steve Maraboli
I would surmise that we must cherish the resources that God has given us to achieve a goal more than we cherish the goal itself. For if we fall victim to the pursuit of the goal alone, then the goal has suddenly become our god. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
In life, you either choose to be a powerleess victim or one of the choosen ones, who now has the power to understand the pain of others. - Linda Alfiori
A mistress has NO RIGHT to speak out or play the victim and pity party. NONE !! - Efrat Cybulkiewicz
Grant kissed my neck that I offered up like a willing victim in True Blood. Take me... Bite me. Lick me. Oh this was madness! Glorious, wonderful madness!" -JulieFrom: A New Addiction - Valerie Alexander
In books I meet the dead as if they were alive,in books I see what is yet to come...All things decay and pass with time...all fame would fall victim to oblivionif God had not given mortal men the book to aid them. - Richard de Bury
And the victim must have been broken and must remain so, so that the externalization of evil is possible. The victim who refuses to assume this role contradicts society's simplistic view. Nobody wants to see it. People would have to take a look at themselves. - Natascha Kampusch
The point is that racism is the product of tribalism and ignorance and both are falling victim to communications and world-around literacy - R. Buckminster Fuller
Self pity is easily the most destructive of the non-pharmaceutical narcotics; it is addictive, gives momentary pleasure and separates the victim from reality. - John Gardner
He that cannot decidedly say, "No," when tempted to evil, is on the highway to ruin. He loses the respect even of those who would tempt him, and becomes but the pliant tool and victim of their evil designs.
If you see in any given situation only what everybody else can see, you can be said to be so much a representative of your culture than you are a victim of it.
And, therefore, indifference is always the friend of the enemy, for it benefits the aggressor -- never its victim, whose pain is magnified when he or she feels forgotten. - Elie Wiesel
When you're ready to live as the victor and not the victim, you have to change the language that you give to yourself and then you have to change the conversation that you give to others. Words matter. - Bobby F. Kimbrough Jr.
No one is ever a victim of life; we are all volunteering to grow. - Shannon L. Alder
Rape is a more heinous crime than murder since the rape victim dies throughout the period she lives. - Amit Abraham
I am a victim. To be an artist is to be a victim, because if you don't do what you want to do you die. That is the reality. - Alejandro Jodorowsky
Accept fate, and move on. Don't yield to the seductive pull of self-pity. Acting like a victim threatens your future. - Auliq Ice
Sensitive people are the heart of the world. Sensitive hearts will save this world if they are empowered. Caring deeply and feeling deeply is a gift. But it's important to shift it out of victim and wounded and into the strength and blessing that it truly is and can be. - Eileen Anglin
Stupidity cannot be cured with money, or through education, or by legislation. Stupidity is not a sin, the victim can't help being stupid. But stupidity is the only universal capital crime: the sentence is death, there is no appeal, and execution is carried out automatically and without pity.
Murder is unique in that it abolishes the party it injures, so that society has to take the place of the victim and on his behalf demand atonement or grant forgiveness; it is the one crime in which society has a direct interest. - W. H. Auden
The rest of us have never embraced your victim mentality; we are not victims. We are people, the same way that men are. We are equal, yet different. We, unlike you, realize that is not mutually exclusive. - Lori Ziganto
Someone once asked me how I hold my head up so high after all I have been through. I said it's because no matter what, I am a survivor NOT a victim. - Patricia Buckley
Every individual is at once the beneficiary and the victim of the linguistic tradition into which he has been born. - Aldous Huxley
You must love and respect yourself enough to never be a victim under any circumstance. - Gary Hopkins
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