Quotation Explorer - 'Violence'

The rivers fight with each other with the only currency that they know water. We humans fight with the only currency that we know in this age violence. - Amish Tripathi
I hate to advocate drugs, alcohol, violence, or insanity to anyone, but they've always worked for me. - Hunter S. Thompson
It is seldom that domestic violence is an isolated episode; rather it is comprised of a number of episodes over an extended period of time. - Asa Don Brown
Dans 1984, les livres sont plus ou moins interdits. Aujourd'hui le problème est réglé, pas la peine de les interdire: les gens n'ont plus vraiment envie de lire, de toute façon, ils savent de moins en moins lire, même le journal. ("La violence des casseroles", ) Pierre Foglia - http://www.lapresse.ca/debats/chroniq...
Peace is natural.Every human begin is a living element of Peace. Peace has many faces and forms those need to be identified, accepted, promoted and celebrated everyday. It is first a personal responsibility and then collective. Failure of doing that is root cause of violence not conflict. - William Gomes
I believe that Gandhi’s views were the most enlightened of all the political men in our time. We should strive to do things in his spirit: not to use violence in fighting for our cause, but by non-participation in anything you believe is evil. - Albert Einstein
I can't see the point in the theatre. All that sex and violence. I get enough of that at home. Apart from the sex, of course.
Peace is not only the absence of violence, but the presence of love, kindness, compassion and harmony. - Debasish Mridha
We can bring peace in the world, not by eliminating violence in the world, but by finding the causes of violence and by preventing those from infecting the society. - Debasish Mridha
Non Violence and Religion: Both designed to keep the oppressed from murdering their oppressors. - Darnell Lamont Walker
There is a very simple relationship between increased socioeconomic rifts in the society and increased violence, criminality, war, increased lack of trust between people, health problems and social exclusion - but it seems to be very difficult for people to understand this simple relationship. - Swami Dhyan Giten
I remember reading article about the woman in that Oakland neighborhood who lost all her children to violence. I wondered why'd she keep living there after the first one was killed. Didn't she care about the others?Today, I zoomed out and wondered why I'm still in America. - Darnell Lamont Walker
Behind every person who’s committed an unimaginable crime is an adult who committed unimaginable violence against them as a child. All of them, as if it was plotted that way. Violence begets violence, and that violence begets even more violence. - Ji-young Gong
Armed violence and peace cannot coexist. We need to overcome the challenges we face and seek practical solutions. We must replace the culture of war with the culture of peace. - Widad Akreyi
We fear violence less than our own feelings. Personal, private, solitary pain is more terrifying than what anyone else can inflict. - Jim Morrison
It is better to be violent, if there is violence in our hearts, than to put on the cloak of nonviolence to cover impotence. - Mahatma Gandhi
Any society that justifies violence against any human being for any reason will be a violent society. It will ultimately infect and affect the whole society. Everyone will suffer. - Debasish Mridha
I have a really vivid imagination and I find it difficult to read scenes of complete graphic violence. That's not to say that graphic violence does not exist. It's just that I find it quite harrowing and I much prefer if it isn't completely outlined for me because my imagination can do that. - Sara Sheridan
The state calls its own violence law, but that of the individual, crime. - Max Stirner
It would seem that something which means poverty, disorder, and violence every single day should be avoided entirely, but the desire to beget children is a natural urge. - Phyllis Diller
No man is a great man if he used violence to achieve his goals! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Violence is the way stupid people try to level the playing field.
To protect one’s own statement is the greatest form of violence. To impress upon others that his statement is correct is a form of violence itself. - Dada Bhagwan
To win peace, fight with love not with violence. - Debasish Mridha
To allow oneself to be carried awayBy a multitude of conflicting concerns,To surrender to too many demands,...To commit oneself to too many projects,To want to help everyone with everythingIs to succumb to violence. - Thomas Merton
Violence is as American as cherry pie - H.R. Schiffman
We could talk about the retraction of re-productive rights in North Carolina and Texas and Ohio, or we could conjure up a lot of statistics about domestic and sexual violence or women living in poverty. If the patriarchy is dead, the numbers have not gotten the memo. - Roxanne Gay
Affection cannot be manufactored or regulated by law. If one has no affection for a person or a system, one should be free to give the fullest expression to his disaffection, so long as he does not contemplate, promote, or incite to violence. - Mahatma Gandhi
I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does is permanent. - Mahatma Gandhi
Poverty is the worst form of violence. - Mahatma Gandhi
Parental Alienation is an emotional act of violence that is aimed at an adult, but critically wounds a child. - Steve Maraboli
Libertarianism holds that the only proper role of violence is to defend person and property against violence, that any use of violence that goes beyond such just defense is itself aggressive, unjust, and criminal - Murray N. Rothbard
Violence and smut are of course everywhere on the airwaves. You cannot turn on your television without seeing them, although sometimes you have to hunt around. - Dave Barry
Collective violence has flowed regularly out of the central political processes of western countries... The oppressed have struck in the name of justice, the privileged in the name of order, the in-between in the name of fear. - Charles Tilly
He can neither read nor write and in him broods already a taste for mindless violence. All history present in that visage, the child the father of the man. - Cormac McCarthy
Violence is the diplomacy of the incompetent. - Isaac Asimov
All we think about in the cycle of violence is men. If we miss the oestrogen factor we cannot solve the cycle of violence. We cannot bring peace to the world unless we hold women accountable and morally responsible, particularly for their attacks upon children. - Stefan Molyneux
I think people need to recognize that those of us who have been so much influenced by violence in the media- in particular pornographic violence- are not some kinds of inherent monsters. We are your sons, and we are your husbands. And we grew up in regular families. - James C. Dobson
Deep within I'm shaken by the violence of existing for only you... - Sarah McLachlan
Violence is avoided, when we sit down with others, and discuss issues, and work together for solutions. - Ellen J. Barrier
We can’t answer King’s assassination with violence. That would be the worst tribute we could pay him. - Sammy Davis Jr.
And how will this come to pass?' He paused and lowered his voice. ' In the same way all change comes to pass, I fear, And I am sorry it is so. It will come to pass by violence and upheaval, by flame and by fury, for no change comes calmly over the world. - Walter M. Miller Jr.
All violence is an attempt to replace shame with self-esteem. - James Gilligan
War is not a means but an end. It makes violence respectable and makes sadists look like heroes. - Mary Horlock
If you have a drop of violence or anger in your mind, it can ignite a candle and be the source of violence, so be kind. - Debasish Mridha
REPARTEE, n. Prudent insult in retort. Practiced by gentlemen with a constitutional aversion to violence, but a strong disposition to offend. In a war of words, the tactics of the North American Indian. - Ambrose Bierce
Terrorism is the use of violence or intimidation in the pursuit of a political aim. The highest political aim is the creation and enforcement of law. Cops use violence and intimidation to enforce law. Therefore, all cops are, by definition, terrorists. - Dane Whalen
Violence does not necessarily take people by the throat and strangle them. Usually it demands no more than an ultimate allegiance from its subjects. They are required merely to become accomplices in its lies. - Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
We are revolutionaries for peace and freedom not violence. And we are going to fight through creativity rather than aggression. - Nurudeen Ushawu
Writing saved me from the sin and inconvenience of violence. - Alice Walker
You cannot live a nonviolent life as long as you are consuming violence. Please consider going vegan. - Gary L. Francione
Cruelty against innocent helpless animals is the worst form of violence. - Debasish Mridha
Violence is not only impractical but immoral. - Martin Luther King Jr.
Word warfare is going on, which is not less destructive than any War. Words can be more destructive than any type of destructive weapons. Violence of any form starts in human mind and manifests in emotions, behaviors and finally in actions. - William Gomes
We owe our children the most vulnerable citizens in any society a life free from violence and fear. - Nelson Mandela
I could never again raise my voice against the violence of the oppressed, without having first spoken clearly to the greatest purveyor of violence in the world today my own government. - Martin Luther King Jr.
The choice is not between violence and nonviolence but between nonviolence and nonexistence. - Martin Luther King Jr.
Whatever your objective in life may be, never use violence to get it! Violence belongs to the Land of Evil; once you enter there, your face and your heart is forever sealed with the devilish ugliness of the violence! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Violence is a tool of the ignorant. - Flip Wilson
You can’t separate desperate politicians from violence and trouble. - Bamigboye Olurotimi
Where a person has no control, he will turn to violence; either to attain control, or as an alternative to it. - Charlie Herrick
Sex and violence ... are the two great engines of the world. - James Carlos Blake
Political history is largely an account of mass violence and of the expenditure of vast resources to cope with mythical fears and hopes.
It's the suppression of the word that gives it the power, the violence, the viciousness. - Lenny Bruce
If you or I are having a single thought of violence or hatred against anyone in the world at this moment, we are contributing to the wounding of the world. - Deepak Chopra
Individual liberty may be unable to solve every social problem, but collective violence is unable to solve any social problem. - Jakub Bożydar Wiśniewski
Government is a gang, but not merely as meritorious as a private gang because it claims legal legitimacy. It pillages and uses violence but under the cover of law, and seeks legitimacy not through competition but through the myth of the social contract. - Jeffrey Tucker
We are effectively destroying ourselves by violence masquerading as love. - R.D. Laing
Violence is stupid. Peace is prosperous. Education is necessary. Practice proper Netiquette. NetworkEtiquette.net - David Chiles
Please stay safe inside, and should you see yourself, I cannot condone murdering yourself. I just do not believe violence is ever the answer. (It is a question. The real answer is far more terrifying.) - Jeffrey Cranor
Through cruelty force confesses its powerlessness to achieve omnipotence . . . We see weakness dawning at the very height of force. Unable to admit that total destruction is impossible, the conqueror can only reply to the mute defiance of his defenseless adversary with an ever-growing violence. - Rachel Bespaloff
Football is a mistake. It combines the two worst elements of American life. Violence and committee meetings. - George F. Will
The right things to do are those that keep our violence in abeyance; the wrong things are those that bring it to the fore. - Robert J. Sawyer
It is essential to know that to be a happy person, a happy family, a happy society, it is very crucial to have a good heart, that is very crucial. World peach must develop from inner peace. Peace is not just the absence of violence but the manifestation of human compassion.
Science & Love have progressed "either" ways with growth of violence! - Vishwanath S J
We know that in the attempt to be freed of the enemy without, we can be tempted to feed the enemy within. To imitate the hatred and violence of tyrants and murderers is the best way to take their place. - Pope Francis
Religious fanaticism and hatred are a world-devouring fire, whose violence none can quench. - Bahá'u'lláh
If you invoke faith as justification for your belief, you must accept the same from others. And every person who retreats to faith bears a measure of responsibility for every act of hate and violence justified by it. - Nate Phelps
Violence always leads to pain" Trendal Malian- Ishtaria: Prince of Blades - Keith Collier
I fear gratuitous censorship more than gratuitous violence. - Marty Rubin
The desire for an increase of wealth can be satisfied through exchange, which is the only method possible in a capitalist economy, or by violence and petition as in a militarist society, where the strong acquire by force, the weak by petitioning. - Ludwig von Mises
Christianity has from its beginning portrayed itself as a gospel of peace, a way of reconciliation (with God, with other creatures), and a new model of human community, offering the 'peace which passes understanding' to a world enmeshed in sin and violence. (1) - David Bentley Hart
See, people with power understand exactly one thing: violence. - Noam Chomsky
To use violence against a peaceful man is the greatest immorality and the biggest rot ever! - Mehmet Murat ildan
On the 25th anniversary of 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence, let us remember that we have a chance to save lives! If we don't take it, we may regret it! - Widad Akreyi
Finding your "self-culture" is hero's work. I liken it to the journey of a warrior who is preparing for battle. There is no violence in the battle, but there is a plan of attack and a methodology that you need to employ to complete the journey. Page 12 - Victoria Lorient-Faibish
There is no escape - we pay for the violence of our ancestors. - Frank Herbert
Islam teaches tolerance, not hatred; universal brotherhood, not enmity; peace, and not violence. - Parwez Musharraf
If you are earning your money through violence, all this money is unethical, because violence and ethics cannot be together! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Abuse really is its own alphabet. Those who have not gone through it cannot understand it fully. The echos of violence hang in subconscious long after the threat is gone. - Michelle Franklin
Violence as a way of achieving racial justice is both impractical and immoral. I am not unmindful of the fact that violence often brings about momentary results. Nations have frequently won their independence in battle. But in spite of temporary victories, violence never brings permanent peace. - ― Martin Luther King, Jr.
Righteous indignation calls sin what it is. Bigotry is sin. Racism is sin. Oppression is sin. Control by fear is sin. Violence is sin. The quicker we can all admit that, the quicker the healing will begin. - Andrena Sawyer
When you used violence to achieve "peace"; what did you achieve ? -Supressed violence! - Aniekee Tochukwu Ezekiel
If you are not vegan, please consider going vegan. It’s a matter of nonviolence. Being vegan is your statement that you reject violence to other sentient beings, to yourself, and to the environment, on which all sentient beings depend. - Gary L. Francione
Not everyone is violent in a violence infected country or society. In those countries and societies many parents unknowingly teach their children hatred and violence. - Debasish Mridha
..each bloodletting hastens the next, and as the value of human life is degraded and violence becomes tolerated, the unimaginable becomes more conceivable. - Bill Clinton
I’m grateful for being here, for being able to think, for being able to see, for being able to taste, for appreciating love for knowing that it exists in a world so rife with vulgarity, with brutality and violence, and yet love exists. I’m grateful to know that it exists. - Maya Angelou
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
Homicide is not a sin. It is sometimes a necessary violence on resistant and ossified forms of existence which have ceased to be amusing. In the interests of an important and fascinating experiment, it can even become meritorious. Here is the starting point of a new apologia for sadism. - Bruno Schulz
I want to reconcile the violence in your heart.I want to recognize your beauty's not just a mask.I want to exorcise the demons from your past.I want to satisfy the undisclosed desires in your heart. - Matthew Bellamy
The most insidous influence on the young is not violence, drugs, drink or sexual perversion, but our pursuit of the trivial and tolerance of the third rate. - Dr. Eric Anderson Headmaster of Eton. .
In light of all the gun violence in the USA, I'd prefer my democracy unleaded. - Jayseth Guberman
You can never destroy the barbarian culture of hatred, violence, and death by killing barbarians. You have to destroy the philosophy that makes them barbarian. - Debasish Mridha
Hate is self-inflicted torture. It hungers for revenge, damage, division, and violence, but is never satiated. Hate is a psychological hell to which we condemn ourselves and endeavor to burn others. - Steve Maraboli
Unnecessary violence against animals is a heinous crime. Be a voice for those who do not have one. - Debasish Mridha
Every society which allows violence against animals secretly becomes a violent society. - Debasish Mridha
Heroism on command, senseless violence, and all the loathsome nonsense that goes by the name of patriotism -- how passionately I hate them! - Albert Einstein
A new type of superstition has got hold of people's minds, the worship of the state. People demand the exercise of the methods of coercion and compulsion, of violence and threat. Woe to anybody who does not bend his knee to the fashionable idols! - Ludwig von Mises
Violence begins with the fork. - Mahatma Gandhi
Violence is the tool of the barbarian; aggression is the method of the primitive; bloodshed is the way of the savage; cruelty is the manner of the brutish! To be called as a ‘civilised,’ man must be peaceable! - Mehmet Murat ildan
No society that feeds its children on tales of successful violence can expect them not to believe that violence in the end is rewarded. - Margaret Mead
All violence demands reform, and all violence desperately begs to be healed. - Bryant McGillns
Violence is not the answer, it doesn’t work any more. We are at the end of the worst century in which the greatest atrocities in the history of the world have occurred... The nature of human beings must change. We must cultivate love and compassion. - Martin Scorsese
We are a society of excuses, shame and blame; we avoid accountability and often project our responsibility when involving domestic violence. - Asa Don Brown
World's candles are melting because of violence . - Amjad
This calls for a very special plan of psychology and extreme violence
I cannot teach you violence, as I do not myself believe in it. I can only teach you not to bow your heads before any one even at the cost of your life. - Mahatma Gandhi
In the future, violence would clearly become a valuable form of social cement. - J.G. Ballard
The very first essential for success is a perpetually constant and regular employment of violence. - Adolf Hitler
The West won the world not by the superiority of its ideas or values or religion but rather by its superiority in applying organized violence. Westerners often forget this fact, non-Westerners never do.
Death and injury caused by armed violence is one of the most shameful epidemics of our age. - Widad Akreyi
Domestic violence is frequently excused when alcohol and other substances are involved. - Asa Don Brown
Violence never can wipe out violence, only a caring heart with love can do that. - Debasish Mridha
When humanity suffers from the darkness of violence, I will bring the empathetic, soft, kind, light from the moon to enlighten humanity. - Debasish Mridha
An act of violence, no matter how small, can never be justified if it can be avoided. - Kamand Kojouri
I am a violent man who has learned not to be violent and regrets his violence. - John Lennon
Never in history has violence been initiated by the oppressed. How could they be the initiators, if they themselves are the result of violence? - Paolo Freire
Violence can only breed more violence and suffering. Our struggle must remain non-violent and free of hatred. - Dalai Lama XIV
How fortunate it was for the world that when these great trials came upon it there was a generation that terror could not conquer and brutal violence could not enslave. - Winston S. Churchill
Nothing can be changed in the system when the system itself is revolting against those who opposed violence. - Nilantha Ilangamuwa
A leader or president that never rebukes violence, is like one that takes utter pride in it's rage - Andrew-Knox B Kaniki
Domestic violence is any behavior involving physical, psychological, emotional, sexual or verbal abuse. It is any form of aggression intended to hurt, damage, or kill an intimate person. - Asa Don Brown
The most disgusting human trait is bias because it ends of leading to propaganda, hate and violence. - Lori Goodwin
There's a place between passivity and violence. I'll meet you there. - Rivera Sun
Peace cannot be achieved through violence, it can only be attained through understanding. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
I’ve always wondered why women are expected to deny their true age. Why? To be a woman of 50 and up is a badge of triumph—a hard-earned certificate that says you survived the shallowness, the violence, the meanness, and the caprice of a male-dominated society without losing your mind! - Psyche Roxas-Mendoza
Peace is not the absence of violence or war; it is the presence of kindness, compassion, love, and care. - Debasish Mridha
In a world of violence; Humanity needs more moments of confidence. - Kristian Goldmund Aumann
To not have your suffering recognized is an almost unbearable form of violence. - Andrei Lankov
Opinions founded on prejudice are always sustained with the greatest of violence. - Francis Jeffrey
THIS is why democracy doesn't work! Too much talking leads to not enough violence! - Maritza Campos
The West did not come to rule the world through its superiority of religion or ideas, but rather through its superior application of organized violence. Westerners often forget this fact, non-Westerners never do.
At every period of history, people have believed things that were just ridiculous, and believed them so strongly that you risked ostracism or even violence by saying otherwise. If our own time were any different, that would be remarkable. As far as I can tell it isn't. - Paul Graham
We sleep safe in our beds because rough men stand ready in the night to visit violence on those who would do us harm. - George Orwell
A person who can acquire no property, can have no other interest but to eat as much, and to labour as little as possible. Whatever work he does beyond what is sufficient to purchase his own maintenance can be squeezed out of him by violence only, and not by any interest of his own. - Adam Smith
The most disgusting human trait is bias, because it typically leads to propaganda, hate and violence. - Lori Goodwin
All governments suffer a recurring problem: Power attracts pathological personalities. It is not that power corrupts but that it is magnetic to the corruptable. Such people have a tendency to become drunk on violence, a condition to which they are quickly addicted. - Frank Herbert
I always ask myself one question: what is human? What does it mean to be human? Maybe people will consider my new films brutal again. But this violence is just a reflection of what they really are, of what is in each one of us to certain degree. - Kim Ki-duk
Violence begins when imagination fails. - Stephen Evans
Of course we get hurt in love. We have this immense need to immerse violence into love. As if a love that doesn't devastate is less of a verb.As if a rain that doesn't drown wouldn't make the trees grow. - Akif Kichloo
A fascist is one whose lust for money or power is combined with such an intensity of intolerance toward those of other races, parties, classes, religions, cultures, regions or nations as to make him ruthless in his use of deceit or violence to attain his ends. - Henry A. Wallace
PANTOMIME, n. A play in which the story is told without violence to the language. The least disagreeable form of dramatic action. - Ambrose Bierce
Violence isn't always evil. What's evil is the infatuation with violence. - Jim Morrison
Violence is a disease, a disease that corrupts all who use it regardless of the cause. - Chris Hedges
...Domestic violence occurs at all socioeconomic levels. - Asa Don Brown
Today you closed your eyes on violence, tomorrow, the violence will close your eyes on you. - VicDo
Had he learned nothing from all those years of teaching Hawthorne? Through story after story he’d led his boys to consider the folly of obsession with purity its roots sunk deep in pride, flowering condemnation and violence against others and self. - Tobias Wolff
Peace is not the absence of conflict but the presence of creative alternatives for responding to conflict -- alternatives to passive or aggressive responses, alternatives to violence. - Dorothy Thompson
Violence is unnecessary and costly. Peace is the only way.
If you see oppression, violence, injustice and evil deeds, unzip your silence and uncaring indifference, do something and act against all these unethical instances." ~ , an excerpt from my novel, If I Could Tell You - Angelica Hopes
Despite the violence and war, this world is the most peaceful place with the most beautiful nature in the universe. - Debasish Mridha
Where choice is set between cowardice and violence, I would advise violence ... I prefer to use arms in defense of honor rather than remain the vile witness of dishonor... - Mahatma Gandhi
Violence is the last refuge of the incompetent. - Isaac Asimov
The greatest violence, and the greatest threat to humanity, is the growth of MONEY. - Compton Gage
Despite all of the violence, suffering and wars, don’t forget to sing the song of love, harmony, and peace. - Debasish Mridha
Despite all the sadness, violence and misery, I still believe in universal peace, goodness, and beauty of humanity. - Debasish Mridha
There is no greater crime than a crime against humanity. There is no greater crime against humanity than usury. The greatest violence, and the greatest threat to humanity, is the growth of MONEY. - Compton Gage
Pleasure, ecstasy, they cannot seem to bear: their escape from it is in violence, in drinking and fighting and apparently inescapable----And so why should not their religion drive them to crucifixion of themselves and one another? he thinks. - William Faulkner
The only thing that's been a worse flop than the organization of non-violence has been the organization of violence. - Joan Baez
You cannot fight hate and violence with more hate and violence, any more than you can conquer darkness with more darkness. Adding darkness only increases blackness. To subtract shadow, add light. - Na'ama Yehuda
Peace does not mean an absence of violence or conflict, but it means how we respond to it, with violence or with love and understanding. Hate never can eradicate hate but love can. - Debasish Mridha
Advocating sexual repression as a solution to violence against women ends up mobilizing women around their fears rather than their visions. - Alice Echols
Is racial violence is the answer for happened racial violence? Which planet am I? Where are the people who taught me there is no difference? Why? - Csaba Gabor-B.
Early violence and early abandonment damages people and family systems, and can persist for decades if not healed. - Christine Mason
Maxim 6: If violence wasn't your last resort, you failed to resort to enough of it.-The Seventy Maxims of Maximally Effective Mercenaries - Howard Tayler
Society has seldom considered the vicarious effects of domestic violence between partners on the lives of children. - Asa Don Brown
We have a choice. We have two options as human beings. We have a choice between conversation and war. That's it. Conversation and violence. And faith is a conversation stopper. - Sam Harris
Where love is absent, violence is a glaring possibility. Introduce love into any situation and violence gradually evaporates. - Pooja Ruprell
Every country on Earth needs a progressive Revolution. But these revolutions must come through the Revolutions in the mind, not through Revolutions using Violence! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Violence, naked force, has settled more issues in history than any other factor, and the contrary opinion is wishfull thinking at its worst. Breeds that forget this basic truth have always paid for it with their lives and freedoms.
Violence has settled more issues in history than any other factor; and contrary opinion is wishful thinking at its worst. Breeds that forget this basic truth have always paid for it with their lives and their freedoms. - Robert Heinlein
This poem has been called obscure. I refuse to believe that it is obscurer than pity, violence, or suffering. But being a poem, not a lifetime, it is more compressed. - Dylan Thomas
To reduce violence, stop teaching how to find differences and teach unconditional kindness. - Debasish Mridha
A revolution is not a dinner party, or writing an essay, or painting a picture, or doing embroidery; it cannot be so refined, so leisurely and gentle, so temperate, kind, courteous, restrained and magnanimous. A revolution is an insurrection, an act of violence by which one class overthrows another. - Mao Tse-tung
He is Running and Shouting and teasing around ,people know that he is just a vamp on the ground. people no more fear him . But the one sitting silent with no sigh of talky move,people simply fear him because no one knows what destruction he can bring to one in the this bushy grass of violence. - yash hoskere
The greatest purveyor of violence in the world : My own Government, I can not be Silent. - Martin Luther King Jr.
Threatening a current or former partner isn't passion, or love, or heartache. It's violence, it's abuse and it's a crime. - Miya Yamanouchi
Treachery and violence are a just return for treachery and violence. - Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë
Through violence you may murder the hater, but you cannot murder hate. - Martin Luther King Jr.
Women who have been disappeared by violence are howling. The voices of disappeared women are echoing. I sing with these voices. - Kim Hyesoon
I am a teacher. Pay close attention - this will be on the test. You don't wreck buildings. You don't take children hostage. And you don't threaten people with violence. Okay class dismissed. Looks like you fail! - yoko
Victory attained by violence is tantamount to a defeat, for it is momentary. - Mahatma Gandhi
The violence between women is unbelievable...women try to make each other crawl so that their knees are bleeding. - Tori Amos
We need to teach our nation to detest any form of plots, insinuations, evil intrigues and violence. - Sunday Adelaja
Social justice cannot be attained by violence. Violence kills what it intends to create. - Pope John Paul II
World peace must develop from inner peace. Peace is not just mere absence of violence. Peace is, I think, the manifestation of human compassion. - Dalai Lama XIV
People sleep peaceably in their beds at night only because rough men stand ready to do violence on their behalf. - George Orwell
The non-violent resistor not only avoids external, physical violence, but he avoids internal violence of spirit. He not only refuses to shoot his opponent, but he refuses to hate him. And he stands with understanding, goodwill at all times. - Martin Luther King Jr.
War or violence never can destroy enemies, only forgiveness can do that. - Debasish Mridha
There is no need for arms, physical violence, material constraints. Just a gaze. An inspecting gaze, a gaze that each individual under its weight will end by [internalising] to the point that they are their own overseer, each individual thus exercising surveillance over, and against themself. - Michel Foucault
All situations can be resolved peaceful. We should advocate for kindness instead of violence. - Mary Sage Nguyen
Frankly, Pedro Almodóvar's recent box office hit, Volver, is the first movie I've seen in which a young woman's retaliation against sexual violence doesn't ultimately boomerang around to destroy her - Sarah Stillman
Death is ordinary. Behold it, subtract its patterns and lessons from those of the death that weapons bring, and maybe the residue will show what violence is. - William T. Vollmann
The main goal of the future is to stop violence. The world is addicted to it. - Bill Cosby
Domestic violence rarely affects only those directly involved in the abusive relationship. - Asa Don Brown
If the anti-abortion movement took a tenth of the energy they put into noisy theatrics and devoted it to improving the lives of children who have been born into lives of poverty, violence, and neglect, they could make a world shine. - Michael Jay Tucker
Returning violence for violence multiplies violence, adding deeper darkness to a night already devoid of stars... Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that. - Martin Luther King Jr.
103When we try to be something that we are not, we become the slave of a rigid, fixed mind, following a rule about how things have to be. The violence and the anger in us remain unnoticed, because we are caught in our pictures of how we should be. - Charlotte Joko Beck
Violence is violence and can in no way be misconstrued as discipline under any circumstance cultural or otherwise. - Aysha Taryam
Victory attained by violence is tantamount to a defeat for it is momentary."(Satyagraha Leaflet No. 13, 3 May 1919) - Mahatma Gandhi
Prejudice is an act of violence. - Kamand Kojouri
In our country let us reject violence and selfishness which could destroy Nigeria unity. - Saminu Kanti
What presents itself to us as bourgeois legality is nothing but the violence of the ruling class, a violence raised to an obligatory norm from the outset. - Rosa Luxemburg
There just seems to be too much violence everywhere, even the news can't help break now and then on TV - Nikhil Sharda
One [dogma] is that violence is caused by a deficit of morality and justice. On the contrary, violence is often caused by a surfeit of morality and justice, at least as they are conceived in the minds of the perpetrators. - Steven Pinker
In it's purest form, an act of retribution provides symmetry. The rendering payment of crimes against the innocent. But a danger on retaliation lies on the furthering cycle of violence. Still, it's a risk that must be met; and the greater offense is to allow the guilty go unpunished. - Emily Thorne
Perseverance is more prevailing than violence; and many things which cannot be overcome when they are together, yield themselves up when taken little by little. - Plutarch
Isn't it amazing that, historically, the "Prince of Peace" has most often been introduced to new cultures through extreme violence? European and American colonialists bring this disparity to light in a way that makes me wish that forced conversion didn't work so extraordinarily well. - David G. McAfee
Education in the key to preventing the cycle of violence and hatred that marred the 20th century from repeating itself in the 21st century. - Elie Wiesel
Revolutionary behavior and violence are usually only indulged in when people are at their wits’ end. So social stability depends a lot on how long their wits are. - George Hammond
[...] nonstate conflicts kill far fewer people than conflicts that involve a government, perhaps a quarter as many. Again, this is not surprising, since goverments almost by definition are in the violence business. - Steven Pinker
I crave for knowledge. I envy tolerant, peaceful folks. I am frightened by ignorance. I loathe violence. - tsegaye gebre medhin
Islam desists violence practised by terrorists who kill their brethren and commit all despicable actions under the shelter of religion. Islam dissociates itself strictly from these people and their actions. - Sheikh Zayed Al Nahyan
...and said with the softness of repressed violence, 'I am not one to stick his neck out; it is a bit of a reach. I was waiting for the smallest sign that you could love me... I never got it.' --Laertes, Count of Samothrace - Rebecca Ashe
It is brutal. Only I never could see the sense in having folks look at your tombstone and say, 'He was a man who didn't believe in violence, He's a good man... and dead. - Louis L'Amour
A society that presumes a norm of violence and celebrates aggression, whether in the subway, on the football field, or in the conduct of its business, cannot help making celebrities of the people who would destroy it. - Lewis H. Lapham
Peace does not mean an absence of violence or conflict, but it means how we respond to it, with violence or with love and understanding. Hate never can eradicate hate but love can do that. - Debasish Mridha
She wildly burned for the one she loved and he stood there watching, hoping he too would catch a blaze from the violence stirring in her heart. - Robert M. Drake
Violence is immoral because it thrives on hatred rather than love. It destroys community and makes brotherhood impossible. It leaves society in monologue rather than dialogue. Violence ends up defeating itself. It creates bitterness in the survivors and brutality in the destroyers. - Martin Luther King Jr.
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