The cause of violence is not ignorance. It is self-interest. Only reverance can restrain violence - reverance for human life and the environment.
I give the name violence to a boldness lying idle and enamored of danger.
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.
One of the main purveyors of violence in this world has been this country [America].
Nothing good ever comes of violence.
One must do violence to the object of one's desire; when it surrenders, the pleasure is greater.
The lesson I learned in Cairo still applies. The only way to deal with bureaucrats is with stealth and sudden violence.
Keep violence in the mind where it belongs.
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.
My mother spoke of Christ to my father, by her feminine and childlike virtues, and, after having borne his violence without a murmur or complaint, gained him at the close of his life to Christ.
Terrorism thrives on administrative violence and injustice; that is the only atmosphere in which it can thrive and grow. It sometimes follows the example of indiscriminate violence from above; it sometimes, though very rarely, sets it from below. But the power above which follows the example from below is on the way to committing suicide.
All violence demands reform, and all violence desperately begs to be healed.
Declaration of a state(Kurdistan) is the legitimate right of the Kurdish nation. This goal should be realized, but without resorting to violence.
Violence breeds violence. Acts of violence committed in justice or in affirmation of rights or in defense of peace do not end violence. They prepare and justify its continuation.
Our century of war, militarism, and political terror has produced great and successful advocates of true peace, among whom Mohandas Gandhi and Martin Luther King, Jr., are the paramount examples. The considerable success that they achieved testifies to the presence, in the midst of violence, of an authentic and powerful desire for peace and, more important, of the proven will to make the necessary sacrifices.
People viewed this also viewedAbuse Quotes
Benito Mussolini Quotes
Hannah Arendt Quotes
John Fitzgerald Kennedy Quotes
Martin Luther King Jr Quotes
Thomas Carlyle Quotes
Interesting ReadsBooks About Violence
Related QuotesQuotes with Keyword Violence