Quotation Explorer - 'Victims'

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
Maria, it sounds like he was insane. Rational people don't intentionally addict people. I feel sorry for those poor people who were unsuspecting victims. - Dianne Harman Cornered Coyote
Man is the only animal that can remain on friendly terms with the victims he intends to eat until he eats them. - Samuel Butler
The real help victims of injustice need is to get the will, skill and resources to fight back. There may or may not be a hell in afterlife but suffering injustice quietly is a sin, punishment for which is a living hell here and now. - R.N. Prasher
I am usually able to tolerate all kinds of victims of indoctrination except those who have been infected with xenophobia, racism, or homophobia. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
To be depressed or neurotic is passive. It has happened to all of us; we are its victims, are we have no control over it. - William Glasser
Beheading, burying and burning humans alive are extreme acts of cruelty. Such crimes against humanity must be investigated and the guilty parties brought to justice. May ALL victims rest in peace! - Widad Akreyi
In some cases, people with a body (whose size) they did not long for are victims of having a bank balance (whose size) they longed for. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
You've been told that you're broken, that you're damaged goods and should be labeled victims. I don't buy it. The truth, instead, is that you are the only folks with the skills, determination, and values to ensure American dominance in this chaotic world. - James Mattis
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
I have no words to express my sadness, grief, and frustration. I never thought Bengali people could do such a heinous and atrocious thing. My heart goes out to those innocent victims and their families. - Debasish Mridha
The victims of Ankara peace rally sacrificed their lives for peace and their only wish was We Want Peace. - Widad Akreyi
...These politically correct language initiatives are misguided and harmful. They create highly entitled professional victims who expect to be free from any offense, and they engender a stifling atmosphere where all individuals walk on eggshells lest they might commit a linguistic capital crime. - Gad Saad
Muslims are the first victims of Islam. [...] To liberate the Muslim from his religion is the best service that one can render him. - Ernest Renan
The crimes of children reproduce themselves, closing their victims in cages built of nightmares. - Miri Yū
In the old world, we tend to drift along, victims to our own ignorance of the fact, that we can have what we want in the New World. - David Lionel Lloyd
He’s a scientist. He’s never cried. He flips through Googled image searches of burn victims while he touches himself. - Christy Leigh Stewart
I find women with well developed flesh very attractive. The scrawny little things doing commercials on my television set are slightly repulsive -- like famine victims.
Inhabitants of underdeveloped nations and victims of natural disasters are the only people who have ever been happy to see soybeans.
You can stand tall, without standing on someone. You can be a victor without having victims.
What makes mankind tragic is not that they are the victims of nature, it is that they are conscious of it. - Joseph Conrad
Our stories always contain average, ordinary people. They are the most unsuspecting victims of all. - D.J. Weaver
We are not to simply bandage the wounds of victims beneath the wheels of injustice, we are to drive a spoke into the wheel itself. - Dietrich Bonhoeffer
There are as many violent women as men, but there's a lot of money in hating men, particularly in the United States -- millions of dollars. It isn't a politically good idea to threaten the huge budgets for women's refuges by saying that some of the women who go into them aren't total victims. - Erin Pizzey
The feminist movement taught women to see themselves as victims of an oppressive patriarchy....Self-imposed victimhood is not a recipe for happiness. - Phyllis Schlafly
The great masses of the people... will more easily fall victims to a big lie than to a small one.
When I can no longer bear to think of the victims of broken homes, I begin to think of the victims of intact ones. - Peter De Vries
And since, in our passage through this world, painful circumstances occur more frequently than pleasing ones, and since our sense of evil is, I fear, more acute than our sense of good, we become the victims of our feelings, unless we can in some degree command them. - Ann Radcliffe
Too much mercy... often resulted in further crimes which were fatal to innocent victims who need not have been victims if justice had been put first and mercy second. - Agatha Christie
One of the reasons for the failure of feminism to dislodge deeply held perceptions of male and female behavior was its insistence that women were victims, and men powerful patriarchs, which made a travesty of ordinary people's experience of the mutual interdependence of men and women. - Rosalind Coward
Justice fails because victims used to be too kind and criminals too clever. - M.F. Moonzajer
Men are not the enemy, but the fellow victims. The real enemy is women's denigration of themselves. - Betty Friedan
Sympathy of victims and humanity of us question the stronghold of integrity towards justice. - M.F. Moonzajer
Here are young women with more opportunities, more liberties than almost any women in history and at that moment we tell them they’re short-changed silenced victims of a patriarchy? It’s defeatist and demoralising. - Christina Hoff Sommers
And this is the forbidden truth, the unspeakable taboo - that evil is not always repellent but frequently attractive; that it has the power to make of us not simply victims, as nature and accident do, but active accomplices. - Joyce Carol Oates
Force is as pitiless to the man who possesses it as it is to its victims - the second it crushes, the first it intoxicates. The truth is that nobody really possesses a great kind of power for long. Those who have it on loan from Fate count on it too much and are themselves destroyed. - Paul Hoffman
IntoxicatedWith the madnessI'm in love withMy sadnessBullshit beggars, enchanted kingdomFashion victims through their charcoaled teeth - Billy Corgan
This [ban bossy] campaign is indicative of one of the main problems with feminism today -- the idea that women are victims in need of more and more special protection. - Karin Agness
Capable, generous men do not create victims, they nurture victims. - Julian Assange
We have spoken out against inhuman slaughters perpetrated by the Nazis and the Communists. But will we speak out also against the inhuman slaughter in Indonesia, where over 100,000 alleged Communists have been not perpetrators, but victims? - Robert F. Kennedy
Imagine how many suicide victims would still be with us, if only the right person said the right thing at the right time. - Wayne Gerard Trotman
Most often we are victims by our own choice. - Debasish Mridha
Women are no longer victims. They have become leaders. They are at the forefront of the demonstrations. We will share a role in all aspects of life, side by side with men. - توكل كرمان
Killers are clever, victims are the people which are scare from the negativity. That's how it goes and it will go. - Deyth Banger
The world is full of 'friends' of suicide victims thinking 'if I had only made that drive over there, I could have done something. - Darnell Lamont Walker
Black people are victims of an enormous amount of violence. None of those things can take place without the complicity of the people who run the schools and the city. - Toni Morrison
so often victims end up unnecessarily prolonging their abuse because they buy into the notion that their abuser must be coming from a wounded place and that only patient love and tolerance (and lots of misguided therapy) will help them heal. - George K. Simon
The great masses of the people... will more easily fall victims to a great lie than to a small one. - Adolf Hitler
Poverty, like obesity, has the tendency to add at least ten years to the appearance of its victims, especially those who are over the age of twenty. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
I believe the best service to the child is the service closest to the child, and children who are victims of neglect, abuse, or abandonment must not also be victims of bureaucracy. They deserve our devoted attention, not our divided attention. - Kenny Guinn
Is killing a known terrorist wrong? I ask this, did the terrorist allow any of his victims quarter? No, then allow him no quarter, and hoist the black flag. - T.R. Wallace
The ruling classes use broken and smashed up childhoods as weaponised instruments of domination around the world. This is why the government has no incentive to end child abuse; because the government needs abuse victims as enforcers. - Stefan Molyneux
The paralysis of potential is essential to the manufacturing of victims. - Stefan Molyneux
Love is a sentiment precipitated by an illusionary excitement which seldom fades away leaving the victims in utter hope and distraction to love and be loved in return - Moywaywa
It seems the only way we can avoid being the victims of change is to reconcile with the inevitable. We must never stand on the rail tracks of positive change. - Paul Bamikole
Some people live their lives being perpetual victims and finger pointers. To anyone who points a finger at someone else and lays all the blame at their feet instead of taking responsibility for their own behavior, I would say, "I see that finger and you know where you can put it? - Donna Lynn Hope
Very few people see their own actions as truly evil,... It is left to their victims to decide what is evil and what is not. - Laurell K. Hamilton
Victims support is everybodies responsibility, let's always lend a helping hand. - Chidiebere Prosper Agbugba
In spite of our proud domination of nature, we are still her victims, for we have not even learned to control our nature. - C.G. Jung
Writing a novel is actually searching for victims. As I write I keep looking for casualties. The stories uncover the casualties."(Interview in Writers at Work: The Paris Review Interviews, Eighth Series, ed. George Plimpton, 1988) - John Irving
...because it is the privilige and the curse of midnight's children to be both masters and victims of their times, to forsake privacy and be sucked into the annihilating whirlpool of the multitudes, and to be unable to live or die in peace. - Salman Rushdie
Films are about entering the world from distance... little being part of all people, series are all about entering the whole world with both feet... being part of all main characters or not only the main... but the killers... victims. - Deyth Banger
Empaths did not come into this world to be victims, we came to be warriors. Be brave. Stay strong. We need all hands on deck. - Anthon St. Maarten
In this world there are two types of people: the ones who hurt, and the ones who are hurt. But if we all claim to be the victims, then aren't we all the criminals too? - Kiara Maharaj
The best stories will come from jail, the people which are in the prison, also and from the victims. - Deyth Banger
Shout out for Joy! Don`t scream out in fear for victors shout and victims scream. - Jaachynma N.E. Agu
Mankind censure injustice fearing that they may be the victims of it, and not because they shrink from committing it. - Plato
If any belief or societal dogma prevents peaceful societal change or progress, that society will inevitably be victims of miserable violent changes. - Debasish Mridha
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