Quotation Explorer - 'Violent'

When you're eighteen your emotions are violent, but they're not durable. - W. Somerset Maugham
The expedition of my violent love outrun the pauser, reason. - William Shakespeare
Revolution does have to be violent precisely because the Pharaoh won't let you go. If the Pharaoh would let you go, the revolution won't have to be violent. - Michael Hardt
Violent death erase[s] more than the semblance of life. - P.D. James
The human mind is capable of excitement without the application of gross and violent stimulants; and he must have a very faint perception of its beauty and dignity who does not know this... - William Wordsworth
Nevertheless the passions, whether violent or not, should never be so expressed as to reach the point of causing disgust; and music, even in situations of the greatest horror, should never be painful to the ear but should flatter and charm it, and thereby always remain music. - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
The more violent the body contact of the sports you watch, the lower your class. - Paul Fussell
Times have not become more violent. They have just become more televised. - Marilyn Manson
The secret prayer chamber is a bloody battleground. Here violent and decisive battles are fought out. Here the fate of souls for time and eternity is determined, in quietude and solitude. - Ole Hallesby
The pursuit of the crucified crown follows the performance of the crucified King such that both performances go against the power structures of the world that think victory and power come only through aggressive and violent means. - Matt Farlow
I see you brought along your violent little girlfriend. What a nice surprise!" - Saint Dane (The Reality Bug) - D.J. MacHale
There are no tragedies in life, only violent coup d’etats on the state of irrational optimism - Dean Cavanagh
Love is a violent recreational sport. Proceed at your own risk. Helmets, armor, and steel-toe boots are required by law. - H.C.Paye
When the habitually even-tempered suddenly fly into a passion, that explosion is apt to be more impressive than the outburst of the most violent amongst us. - Margery Allingham
I believe there are more instances of the abridgement of the freedom of the people by gradual and silent encroachments of those in power than by violent and sudden usurpations. - James Madison
If any belief or societal dogma prevents peaceful societal change or progress, that society will inevitably be victims of miserable violent changes. - Debasish Mridha
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
Revolution doesn't always mean violent, it has a reverse meaning on it; noituLOVEr - Cj Lacuesta
It is by no means self-evident that human beings are most real when most violently excited; violent physical passions do not in themselves differentiate men from each other, but rather tend to reduce them to the same state. - Thomas Elliot
And for the season it was winter, and they that know the winters of that country know them to be sharp and violent, and subject to cruel and fierce storms. - William Bradford
I know that this process of ‘me changing my life’ doesn’t just end once I set fire to this list of things I hate about myself. Tonight isn’t as much of a new beginning as it is a violent end and I know the real work hasn’t even started yet. - Jennifer Elisabeth
Lovers find secret placesinside this violent worldwhere they make transactions with beauty. - Jalaluddin Rumi
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
Man created God in his image: intolerant, sexist, homophobic and violent. - George Weinberg
It’s a violent galaxy filled with cutthroat pirates, cyber-mercenaries and star messiahs. If peace comes, it will have to steal in like a thief. - Mitch Michaelson
Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius -- and a lot of courage -- to move in the opposite direction. - E. F. Schumacher
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds. - Albert Einstein
The path towards peace is not for the righteous, the ethical, the active and the compassionate to shit on the malicious, the complacent, the violent and the ignorant. The path towards peace is to be peaceful. - Ilyas Kassam
The English word 'creativity' is derived from the Roman-Latin creo - to create. It is inextricably linked to the Western notion of a creator - a divine intervention and violent disrupter. - Thorsten J. Pattberg
Great spirits have always found violent opposition from mediocrities. The latter cannot understand it when a man does not thoughtlessly submit to hereditary prejudices but honestly and courageously uses his intelligence. - Albert Einstein
Purpose is but the slave to memory, of violent birth, but poor validity. - William Shakespeare
Be regular and orderly in your life like a bourgeois, so that you may be violent and original in your work. - Gustave Flaubert
Organized force alone enables the quiet and the weak to go about their business and to sleep securely in their beds, safe from the violent without or within. - Alfred Thayer Mahan
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
Be regular and orderly in your life, that you may be violent and original in your work. - Gustave Flaubert
I am a violent man who has learned not to be violent and regrets his violence. - John Lennon
Sometimes... Reason and Love are met with a violent ignorance that even what's right gets lost. Our heart bleeds, but when does the blood shed end and the healing begin? - Solange nicole
Wealth is violent and uneasy to acquire, don't blow yourself by rushing. You won't find, you will only get lost on your way to find and you won't find it, Reserve yourself and wealth will find you. - Auliq Ice
A violent order is disorder; and a great disorder is an order.These two things are one. - Wallace Stevens
Violent passions are formed in solitude. In the busy world no object has time to make a deep impression. - Henry Home
Every violent storm will eventually give way to sunshine; every dark night will finally fade into dawn. - Steve Goodier
Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius and a lot of courage to move in the opposite direction. - Ernst F. Schumacher
It's sick and twisted and violent. Other than that it is totally G rated. - Elizabeth Cruickshank
Why are futuristic movies so primitive, violent and ugly despite having sophisticated technology? Humanity could have an incredible future if we manage the enormous challenges we face. - Jonathan R Banks
I cannot bring myself to judge those who are defending their lands against an immoral violent foreign invader. The fact that the immoral violent foreign invader happens to be the U.S. government does not alter my view. - Dave Champion
To Hear What Silence Is Saying, You Must Have Inner Peace. A Violent Mind Can’t Understand It.... - Muhammad Imran Hasan
History has always been violent, unstoppable and bound to happen; either with or without you. Acknowledge it. - Mamur Mustapha
violent storms. and beautiful smiles. both have electricity. both are equally destructive in nature. - Sanober Khan
The violent subjugation of the Palestinians, Iraqis, and Afghans will only ensure that those who oppose us will increasingly speak to us in the language we speak to them—violence. - Chris Hedges
We should manage our fortunes as we do our health - enjoy it when good, be patient when it is bad, and never apply violent remedies except in an extreme necessity. - Francois de La Rochefoucauld
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
I believe there are more instances of the abridgment of the freedom of the people by gradual and silent encroachments of those in power than by violent and sudden usurpations. - James Madison
Every society which allows violence against animals secretly becomes a violent society. - Debasish Mridha
Great spirits have always found violent opposition from mediocrities. The latter cannot understand it when a man does not thoughtlessly submit to hereditary prejudices, but honestly and courageously uses his intelligence and fulfills the duty to express the results of his thought in clear form. - Albert Einstein
Saturday 12 July 1823 [Halifax]Could not sleep last night. Dozing, hot & disturbed ... a violent longing for a female companion came over me. Never remember feeling it so painfully before ... It was absolute pain to me. - Anne Lister
The hatred of relatives is the most violent. - Publius Cornelius Tacitus
Me with nothing left to lose, plotting my big revenge in the spotlight. Give me violent revenge fantasies as a coping mechanism. - Chuck Palahniuk
Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable. - John F. Kennedy
You will always find [hatred] strongest and most violent where there is the lowest degree of culture. - Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable."[Remarks on the first anniversary of the Alliance for Progress, 13 March 1962] - John F. Kennedy
Build my fear of what's out thereAnd cannot breathe the open airWhisper things into my brainAssuring me that I'm insaneThey think our heads are in their handsBut violent use brings violent plansKeep him tied, it makes him wellHe's getting better, can't you tell? - Metallica Welcome Home Sanitarium
The ones who close the path for peacefull revolution, at the same time open the path for violent revolution. - Hugo Chávez
Those who make peaceful revolution impossible, make violent revolution inevitable. - John F. Kennedy
Total violent crime in the United States 2013: (Number:1,163,146), (Rate per 100,000: 367.9). - Federal Bureau of Investigation
Every war of ideas turns violent sooner or later. - Marty Rubin
Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable.... I advice keep singing peacefully "GO NAWAZ GO - Abdul'Rauf Hashmi
Capitalism tries for a delicate balance: It attempts to work things out so that everyone gets just enough stuff to keep them from getting violent and trying to take other people’s stuff. - George Carlin
Why him?He was as likely to offer me security and safety as a violent terrorist holding a gun to my head.So why I had chosen him?Because he had charmed me into a love affair,had truly convinced me he was madly in love with me. - Barbara Taylor Bradford
Lies are the first step to the violent protection of them - rassool jibraeel snyman
Democracies have ever been spectacles of turbulence and contention; have ever been found incompatible with personal security, or the rights of property; have in general been as short in their lives as they are violent in their deaths. - James Madison
Since the general civilization of mankind, I believe there are more instances of the abridgment of the freedom of the people, by gradual and silent encroachments of those in power, than by violent and sudden usurpations. - James Madison
Religious people claim that it's just the fundamentalists of each religion that cause problems. But there's got to be something wrong with the religion itself if those who strictly adhere to its most fundamental principles are violent bigots and sexists. - David G. McAfee
I like video games, but they're really violent. I'd like to play a video game where you help the people who were shot in all the other games. It'd be called 'Really Busy Hospital. - Demetri Martin
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