Violence Quotes

The question is no longer between violence and non-violence; it is between non-violence and non-existence.

Martin Luther King Jr

Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable.

John Fitzgerald Kennedy

The drop of rain maketh a hole in the stone, not by violence, but by oft falling.

Hugh Latimer

The state calls its own violence law, but that of the individual crime.

Max Stirner

Power and violence are opposites; where the one rules absolutely, the other is absent. Violence appears where power is in jeopardy, but left to its own course it ends in power's disappearance.

Hannah Arendt

Violence isn't always evil. What's evil is the infatuation with violence.

Jim Morrison

There is a violence that liberates, and a violence that enslaves; there is a violence that is moral and a violence that is immoral.

Benito Mussolini

Victory attained by violence is tantamount to a defeat, for it is momentary.

Mahatma Gandhi

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

The violence done us by others is often less painful than that which we do to ourselves

FranÁois de la Rochefoucauld

Trayvon Martin could have been me 35 years ago.

Barack Obama

Non-violence leads to the highest ethics, which is the goal of all evolution. Until we stop harming all other living beings, we are still savages.

Thomas Edison

History has shown us, that you can't allow the mass extermination of people, and just sit by and watch it happen.

William Jefferson (Bill) Clinton

There is a great streak of violence in every human being. If it is not channeled and understood, it will break out in war or in madness.

Sam Peckinpah

The lesson I learned in Cairo still applies. The only way to deal with bureaucrats is with stealth and sudden violence.

Boutros Boutros-Ghali

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Updated On : February 20, 2014
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