Victimhood Quotes

Taking responsibility means not blaming yourself Anything that takes away your power or your pleasure makes you a victim. Dont make yourself a victim of yourself!

Susan Jeffers

Persecutors, like Victims, act out of fear. The may seem fearless, but actually Persecutors are almost always former Victims.

David Emerald

Persecutors fear loss of control. Rescuers fear loss of purpose. Rescuers need Victimssomeone to protect or fixto bolster their self-esteem.

David Emerald

Murder is unique in that it abolishes the party it injures, so that society has to take the place of the victim and on his behalf demand atonement or grant forgiveness; it is the one crime in which society has a direct interest.

W.H. Auden

It is very difficult for people to believe the simple fact that every persecutor was once a victim. Yet it should be very obvious that someone who was allowed to feel free and strong from childhood does not have the need to humiliate another person.

Alice Miller

As long as you think that the cause of your problem is out thereas long as you think that anyone or anything is responsible for your sufferingthe situation is hopeless. It means that you are forever in the role of victim, that youre suffering in paradise.

Byron Katie

It is little wonder that rape is one of the least-reported crimes. Perhaps it is the only crime in which the victim becomes the accused and, in reality, it is she who must prove her good reputation, her mental soundness, and her impeccable propriety.

Freda Adler

Each victim of suicide gives his act a personal stamp which expresses his temperament, the special conditions in which he is involved, and which, consequently, cannot be explained by the social and general causes of the phenomenon.

Emile Durkheim

Men's actions are too strong for them. Show me a man who has acted, and who has not been the victim and slave of his action.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Show me a man who has acted, and who has not been the victim and slave of his action. What they have done commits and enforces them to do the same again. The first act, which was to be an experiment, becomes a sacrament.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

In this distribution of functions, the scholar is the delegated intellect. In the right state, he is, Man Thinking. In the degenerate state, when the victim of society, he tends to become a mere thinker, or, still worse, the parrot of other men's thinking.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Morality and its victim, the motherwhat a terrible picture! Is there indeed anything more terrible, more criminal, than our glorified sacred function of motherhood?

Emma Goldman

each new victim treads unfalteringly The never altered circuit of his fate, Bringing twelve peers as witness Both to his starry rise and starry fall.

Robert Graves

The great mass of people ... will more easily fall victim to a big lie than to a small one.

Adolf Hitler

John F. Kennedy was the victim of the hate that was a part of our country. It is a disease that occupies the minds of the few but brings danger to the many.

Lyndon Baines Johnson

The psychiatrist knows only too well how each of us becomes the helpless but not pitiable victim of his own sentiments. Sentimentality is the superstructure erected upon brutality.

Carl Jung

Nowadays the thief cannot be distinguished from his victim. Neither has any valuable objects on him.

Karl Kraus

Making it, making it, in their chosen field the roses fall victim to a weakness of the heart.

Denise Levertov

Man is a victim of dope In the incurable form of hope.

Ogden Nash

Tlume, my little crystal glass, three paths are bad for men: to see the beauty of the world and yet to say it is ugly; to wake up early in the morning to do what one is incapable of; and to give free course to ones dreams without being careful because whoever dreams becomes a victim of his dreams.

Simone Schwarz-Bart

Never assume one child is always the victim and the other the aggressor. Remember, no matter how things appear, it takes two to tango. If you look closely enough ... you will see how the victim subtly provokes the aggressor into attacking.

Ron Taffel

I am the sanest man who ever lived. But I will not be tortured. I tear torture out of myself by torturing you.

David Boehm

She was poor, but she was honest, Victim of the squire's whim: First he loved her, then he left her, And she lost her honest name.

Unknown

Once victim, always victimthat's the law!

Thomas Hardy

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Updated On : June 09, 2011
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