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"People sleep peaceably in their beds at night only because rough men stand ready to do violence on their behalf."

violence quote by George Orwell

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"The only thing that's been a worse flop than the organization of non-violence has been the organization of violence."

violence quote by Joan Baez

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"The Palestinians must understand that this horrendous wave of violence, terrorism and incitement must stop."

violence quote by Ra'anan Gissin

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"The republican state cannot accept violence,"

violence quote by Nicolas Sarkozy

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"The strongest and most effective force in guaranteeing the long-term maintenance of power is not violence in all the forms deployed by the dominant to control the dominated, but consent in all the forms in which the dominated acquiesce in their own domination."

violence quote by Robert Frost

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"There's so much comedy on television. Does that cause comedy in the streets?"

violence quote by Dick Cavett mocking the TV-violence debate

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"Violence is the last refuge of the incompetent."

violence quote by Isaac Asimov

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"We call on both sides to respect the agreements they've signed. For the Palestinians, this includes implementing their commitment to renounce terrorism and violence, to exercise control over all elements of the PLO and the Palestinian Authority, and to discipline violators,"

violence quote by Anonymous

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"And from the days of John the Baptist until now the kingdom of heaven suffereth violence, and the violent take it by force."

violence quote by Anonymous

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"As these milestones approach, we can expect there to be increasing violence from the terrorists, ... They can't stand elections. The thought of people voting is anathema to them."

violence quote by Anonymous

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"BABE or BABY, n. A misshapen creature of no particular age, sex, or condition, chiefly remarkable for the violence of the sympathies and antipathies it excites in others, itself without sentiment or emotion. There have been famous babes; for example, little Moses, from whose adventure in the bulrushes the Egyptian hierophants of seven centuries before doubtless derived their idle tale of the child Osiris being preserved on a floating lotus leaf.Ere babes were invented The girls were contended. Now man is tormented Until to buy babes he has squandered His money. And so I have pondered This thing, and thought may be'T were better that Baby The First had been eagled or condored. --Ro Amil"

violence quote by Anonymous

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"It is better to be violent, if there is violence in our hearts, than to put on the cloak of nonviolence to cover impotence."

violence quote by Mahatma Gandhi

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"Nobody can tell what would happen in the Palestinian territories if Arafat is expelled, ... Terrorism, violence will erupt everywhere. It would be a very dangerous situation."

violence quote by Hosni Mubarak

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"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."

violence quote by Plutarch

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"Peace is the only guarantee for the region's countries to have stability and to embark on their development plans, ... There can be no stability or development under violence, tension, terror and frozen peace."

violence quote by Hosni Mubarak

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"Non-violence requires a double faith, faith in God and also faith in man."

violence quote by Mohandas Gandhi

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"Non-violence is not a quality to be evolved or expressed to order. It is an inward growth depending for sustenance upon intense individual effort."

violence quote by Mohandas Gandhi

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"Only a philosophy of eternity, in the world today, could justify non-violence."

violence quote by Albert Camus

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"Heroism on command, senseless violence, and all the loathsome nonsense that goes by the name of patriotism -- how passionately I hate them!"

violence quote by Albert Einstein

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"I have been gratified by the clear determination expressed by NATO and its member governments to prevent a further escalation of the fighting, and I encourage all steps that may deter the further use of ethnically driven repression and the resort to violence by either side in Kosovo,"

violence quote by Kofi Annan

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"All breathing, existing, living, sentient creatures should not be slain nor treated with violence, nor abused, nor tormented, nor driven away. This is the pure unchangeable law."

violence quote by Sutrakritanga

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"Alienation as our present destiny is achieved only by outrageous violence perpetrated by human beings on human beings."

violence quote by R. D. Laing

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"But equating Islam and Muslims with violence and terror is not new. It has been going on for a long time."

violence quote by Chandra Muzaffar

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"He urges that this commitment be honored, thus ending the violence which has caused so much suffering over so many years."

violence quote by Stephane Dujarric

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"Non-violence and truth are inseparable and presuppose one another."

violence quote by Mohandas Gandhi

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"The pursuit of truth does not permit violence on one's opponent."

violence quote by Mohandas Gandhi

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"Opinions founded on prejudice are always sustained with the greatest violence."

violence quote by Hebrew Proverb

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"Poverty is the worst form of violence."

violence quote by Mohandas Gandhi

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"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."

violence quote by Henry A. Wallace

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"A majority of Americans oppose partial-birth abortion, and Judge Hamilton's decision flies in the face of Congress passing and President Bush signing legislation banning such horrible acts of violence."

violence quote by Marc Racicot

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"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."

violence quote by Adam Smith

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"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."

violence quote by Mahatma Gandhi

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"Actual violence has no attraction for me at all."

violence quote by Jane Campion

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"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."

violence quote by Frank Herbert

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"All malice has injustice at it's end, an end achieved by violence or by fraud; while both are sins that earn the hate of heaven, since fraud belongs exclusively to man, God hates it more and, therefore, far below, the fraudulent are placed and suffer most"

violence quote by All malice has injustice at it's end an end achieved by violence or by fraud; while both are sins that earn the hate of heaven since fraud belongs exclusively to man God hates it more and therefore far below the fraudulent are placed and suffer most

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"All the Abrahamic faiths are marked by violence."

violence quote by Timothy Radcliffe

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"All that violence in the world, we need to stop that."

violence quote by Wyclef Jean

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"All violence consists in some people forcing others, under threat of suffering or death, to do what they do not want to do."

violence quote by Leo Tolstoy

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"An unjust law is itself a species of violence. Arrest for its breach is more so."

violence quote by Mohandas Gandhi

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"Anger is the enemy of non-violence and pride is a monster that swallows it up."

violence quote by Mohandas Gandhi

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"Anyone who clings to the historically untrue - and thoroughly immoral - doctrine that violence never settles anything I would advise to conjure up the ghosts of Napoleon Bonaparte and the duke of Wellington and let them debate it. The ghost of Hitler would referee. Violence, naked force, has settled more issues in history than any other factor, and the contrary opinion is wishful thinking at its worst. Breeds that forgot this basic truth have always paid for it with their lives and there freedoms."

violence quote by Robert Heinlein

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"Armageddon is not around the corner. This is only what the people of violence want us to believe. The complexity and diversity of the world is the hope for the future."

violence quote by Michael Palin

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"As long as Nazi violence was unleashed only, or mainly, against the Jews, the rest of the world looked on passively and even treaties and agreements were made with the patently criminal government of the Third Reich.... The doors of Palestine were closed to Jewish immigrants, and no country could be found that would admit those forsaken people. They were left to perish like their brothers and sisters in the occupied countries. We shall never forget the heroic efforts of the small countries, of the Scandinavian, the Dutch, the Swiss nations, and of individuals in the occupied part of Europe who did all in their power to protect Jewish lives."

violence quote by Albert Einstein

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"At the center of non-violence stands the principle of love."

violence quote by Martin Luther King, Jr.

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"Civilization is the encouragement of differences. Civilization thus becomes a synonym of democracy. Force, violence, pressure, or compulsion with a view to conformity, is both uncivilized and undemocratic"

violence quote by Mahatma Gandhi

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"Education in the key to preventing the cycle of violence and hatred that marred the 20th century from repeating itself in the 21st century."

violence quote by Elie Wiesel

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"Football is a mistake. It combines the two worst elements of American life. Violence and committee meetings."

violence quote by George Will

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"Football incorporates the two worst elements of American society violence punctuated by committee meetings."

violence quote by George Will

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"Football combines two of the worst things in American life. It is violence punctuated by committee meetings"

violence quote by George Will

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"For violence, like Achilles' lance, can heal the wounds it has inflicted."

violence quote by Frantz Fanos

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"From the moment of birth, when the stone-age baby confronts the twentieth-century mother, the baby is subjected to these forces of violence, called love, as its mother and father have been, and their parents and their parents before them. These forces are mainly concerned with destroying most of its potentialities. This enterprise is on the whole successful."

violence quote by R. D. Laing

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"Heroism on command, senseless violence, and all the loathsome nonsense that goes by the name of patriotism -how passionately I hate them"

violence quote by Albert Einstein

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"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."

violence quote by Mohandas Ghandi

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"I hate to advocate drugs, alcohol, violence, or insanity to anyone, but they've always worked for me."

violence quote by Hunter S. Thompson

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"I hate to advocate drugs, alcohol, violence, or insanity to anyone, but they've always worked for me"

violence quote by Hunter S. Thompson

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"I have nothing new to teach the world. Truth and Non-violence are as old as the hills. All I have done is to try experiments in both on as vast a scale as I could."

violence quote by Mohandas Gandhi

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"I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does is permanent."

violence quote by Mohandas Gandhi

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"I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does is permanent"

violence quote by Mahatma Gandhi

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"I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary the evil it does is permanent."

violence quote by Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi

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"I think he recognizes that he cannot achieve peace by allowing violence to escalate or causing violence to escalate,"

violence quote by George W. Bush

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"I think that the enormous emphasis on violence and sex, and in particular violent sex, may not make rapists of us all, but it predisposes us to accept a kind of world in which these things happen."

violence quote by Alexander Walker

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"I think you will see a lot of strains develop in the political process that will result in violence everywhere in the country - but it's controllable, it's workable and it will lead to a much better future for these people."

violence quote by John Abizaid

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"If a thousand men were not to pay their tax-bills this year, that would not be a violent and bloody measure, as it would be to pay them, and enable the State to commit violence and shed innocent blood. This is, in fact, the definition of a peaceable revolution, if any such is possible."

violence quote by Henry David Thoreau

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"If everyone agrees that television has unrivaled efficiency at selling goods, services, culture, music, politics and fasion, why does the industry continue to claim that the one thing it cannot sell is violence?"

violence quote by The Spectator

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"If any fall by the hand of violence, others will continue the blessed work."

violence quote by Lewis Tappan

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"If I die a violent death, as some fear and a few are plotting, I know that the violence will be in the thought and the action of the assassins, not in my dying. (Handwritten statement found in her residence)"

violence quote by Indira Nehru Gandhi

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"If I've made it a little easier for artists to work in violence, great! I've accomplished something"

violence quote by Quentin Tarantino

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"In defense of our persons and properties under actual violation, we took up arms. When that violence shall be removed, when hostilities shall cease on the part of the aggressors, hostilities shall cease on our part also."

violence quote by Thomas Jefferson

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"In some cases non-violence requires more militancy than violence."

violence quote by Cesar Chavez

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"In some ways, you could say he's assisting Ambassador Burns, and Burns has the overall context of achieving those steps of ending the violence and working on the timelines for confidence-building measures and getting back to peace talks,"

violence quote by Richard Boucher

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"In this context, we think the Palestinians have not done enough to fight terror and to end the violence."

violence quote by Richard Boucher

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"In the life of children there are two very clear-cut phases, before and after puberty. Before puberty the child's personality has not yet formed and it is easier to guide its life and make it acquire specific habits of order, discipline, and work after puberty the personality develops impetuously and all extraneous intervention becomes odious, tyrannical, insufferable. Now it so happens that parents feel the responsibility towards their children precisely during this second period, when it is too late then of course the stick and violence enter the scene and yield very few results indeed. Why not instead take an interest in the child during the first period"

violence quote by Antonio Gramsci

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"Intolerance is itself a form of violence and an obstacle to the growth of a true democratic spirit."

violence quote by Mohandas Gandhi

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"it is against our interests and it only increases the violence in this region."

violence quote by Mahmoud Abbas

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"It is better to be violent, if there is violence in our hearts, than to put on the cloak of nonviolence to cover impotence"

violence quote by Mahatma Gandhi

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"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."

violence quote by Dalai Lama

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"It is my contention that most people are not mugged every day, that most people in this world do not encounter violence every day. I think we prepare people for violence, and I think just as importantly we prepare people for the definition of being gentle."

violence quote by Bob Keeshan

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"It is not because the truth is too difficult to see that we make mistakes. It may even lie on the surface; but we make mistakes because the easiest and most comfortable course for us is to seek insight where it accords with our emotions— especially selfish ones."

violence quote by Alexander Solzhenitsyn

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"It is the failing of youth not to be able to restrain its own violence."

violence quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca

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"It is suggested that, in domestic violence at least, the presence or absence of a firearm, or of any other type of weapon, is of far less importance to the outcome than the passion generated in the attacker. The man who has lost control will cause serious injuries in many cases, quite irrespective of the weapon he uses and regardless of the certainty of detection and punishment."

violence quote by Colin Greenwood

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"It often happens that the real tragedies of life occur in such an inartistic manner that they hurt us by their crude violence, their absolute incoherence, their absurd want of meaning, their entire lack of style"

violence quote by Oscar Wilde

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"It often happens that the real tragedies in life occur in such an inarticulate manner that they hurt one by their crude violence, their absolute incoherence, their absurd want of meaning, their entire lack of style."

violence quote by oscar wilde

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"Justice is the end of government. It is the end of civil society. It ever has been and ever will be pursued until it be obtained, or until liberty be lost in the pursuit. In a society under the forms of which the stronger faction can readily unite and oppress the weaker, anarchy may as truly be said to reign as in a state of nature, where the weaker individual is not secured against the violence of the stronger; and as, in the latter state, even the individuals are prompted, by the uncertainty of their condition, to submit to a government which may protect the weak as well as themselves; so, in the former state, will the more powerful factions or parties be gradually induced, by a like motive to wish for a government which will protect all parties, the weaker as well as the more powerful."

violence quote by Alexander Hamilton

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"Justice is the end of government. It is the end of civil society. It ever has been and ever will be pursued until it be obtained, or until liberty be lost in the pursuit. In a society under the forms of which the stronger faction can readily unite and oppress the weaker, anarchy may as truly be said to reign as in a state of nature, where the weaker individual is not secured against the violence of the stronger and as, in the latter state, even the individuals are prompted, by the uncertainty of their condition, to submit to a government which may protect the weak as well as themselves so, in the former state, will the more powerful factions or parties be gradually induced, by a like motive to wish for a government which will protect all parties, the weaker as well as the more powerful."

violence quote by Alexander Hamilton

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"Justice is an unassailable fortress, built on the brow of a mountain which cannot be overthrown by the violence of torrents, nor demolished by the force of armies."

violence quote by Joseph Addison

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"Kindness and compassion toward all living things is a mark of a civilized society. Conversely, cruelty, whether it is directed against human beings or against animals, is not the exclusive province of any one culture or community of people. Racism, economic deprival, dog fighting and cock fighting, bull fighting and rodeos are cut from the same fabric: violence. Only when we have become nonviolent toward all life will we have learned to live well ourselves."

violence quote by Cesar Chavez

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"Let there be no mistake: The Department of Justice will not tolerate acts of violence or discrimination against people in this country based on their national origin, religion or race,"

violence quote by John Ashcroft

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"Let not him who is houseless pull down the house of another, but let him work diligently and build one for himself, thus by example assuring that his own shall be safe from violence when built."

violence quote by Abraham Lincoln

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"Love as Thought is Truth.
Love as Action is Right Conduct.
Love as Understanding is Peace.
Love as Feeling is Non-violence."


violence quote by Bhagawan Sri Sathya Sai Baba

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"Man must vanquish himself, must do himself violence, in order to perform the slightest action untainted by evil."

violence quote by Emile M. Cioran

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"Men make the mistake of thinking that because women can't see the sense in violence, they must be passive creatures. It's just not true. In one important way, at least, men are the passive sex. Given a choice, they will always opt for the status quo. They hate change of any kind, and they fight against it constantly. On the other hand, what women want is stability, which when you stop to think about it is a very different animal."

violence quote by Eric Lustbader

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"My religion is based on truth and non-violence. Truth is my God. Non-violence is the means of realising Him."

violence quote by Mohandas Gandhi

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"My thinking had been opened up wide in Mecca. I wrote long letters to my friends, in which I tried to convey to them my new insights into the American black man’s struggle and his problems as well as the depths of my search for truth and justice. “I’ve had enough of someone else’s propaganda,” I had written to these friends. “I am for truth, no matter who tells it. I am for justice, no matter who it is for or against. I am a human being first and foremost, and as such I’m for whoever and whatever benefits humanity as a whole.” The American white man’s press called me the angriest Negro in America. I wouldn’t deny that charge; I spoke exactly as I felt. I believe in anger. I believe it is a crime for anyone who is being brutalized to continue to accept that brutality without doing something to defend himself. I am for violence if non-violence means that we continue postponing or even delaying a solution to the American black man’s problem. White man hates to hear anybody, especially a black man, talk about the crime that the white man perpetrated on the black man. But let me remind you that when the white man came into this country, he certainly wasn’t demonstrating non-violence."

violence quote by malcolm X

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"Non-violence is the policy of the vegetable kingdom"

violence quote by H. G. Wells

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"Non-violence is the greatest force at the disposal of mankind. It is mightier than the mightiest weapon of destruction devised by the ingenuity of man."

violence quote by Mohandas Gandhi

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"Non-violence is the greatest force at the disposal of mankind."

violence quote by Mahtma Gandhi

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"Non-violence is the article of faith."

violence quote by Mohandas Gandhi

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"Non-violence is not a garment to be put on and off at will. Its seat is in the heart, and it must be an inseparable part of our being."

violence quote by Mohandas Gandhi

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"Non-violence does not signify that man must not fight against the enemy, and by enemy is meant the evil which men do, not the human beings themselves."

violence quote by Mohandas Ghandi

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"Nonviolence means avoiding not only external physical violence but also internal violence of spirit. You not only refuse to shoot a man, but you refuse to hate him."

violence quote by Martin Luther King, Jr.

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"Illiteracy is the curse of humanity, especially when it becomes a motive for someone to apply ethical or physical violence and abuse to others. © 11-14-2013 G. Venetopoulos"

violence quote by Giorgio A.V.

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"Why wish women's day when countless women are getting raped today, suffering from domestic violence, drowning within their own misery, silently? Instead of wishing cutely and trying to impress, let's be real men and together, let's save their modesty."

violence quote by Syed Amaan Ahmad

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