quote by Jomo Kenyatta

I have no intention of retaliating or looking backwards. We are going to forget the past and look forward to the future.

— Jomo Kenyatta

Most Powerful Retaliated quotations

The will to survive is not as important as the will to prevail.

.. the answer to criminal aggression is retaliation.

The only weapon with which the unconscious patient can immediately retaliate upon the incompetent surgeon is hemorrhage.

Without forgiveness life is governed by... an endless cycle of resentment and retaliation.

Mankind must evolve for all human conflict a method which rejects revenge, aggression, and retaliation. The foundation of such a method is love.

No friend ever served me, and no enemy ever wronged me, whom I have not repaid in full.

Worthless are those who injure others vengefully, while those who stoically endure are like stored gold. The gratification of the vengeful lasts only for a day, but the glory of the forbearing lasts until the end of time. Though unjustly aggrieved, it is best to suffer the suffering and refrain from unrighteous retaliation.

There are nuclear weapons in China, Iran, Korea and Pakistan.

It wouldn't take much to send a couple of warheads off on this planet somewhere that would cause a lot of environmental damage, then if you have got someone who wants to retaliate you have real problems.

The fundamental problem is that there's no credibility in the judicial system, which is a system that's been completely politicized. This is retaliation and selective repression.

Nonviolence is the answer to the crucial political and moral questions of our time: the need for man to overcome oppression and violence without resorting to oppression and violence. Man must evolve for all human conflict a method which rejects revenge, aggression and retaliation. The foundation of such a method is love.

Animal abuse is rampant in the U.S., right under everyone's eyes, for the entertainment of the public. The brutal confinement and pain of training methods of wild animals in the circus, the aquatic and theatrical shows, leads to retaliation by the animals. Eventually they find the right time to strike out, and they will.

It often requires more courage to suffer in silence than to rebel, more courage not to strike back than to retaliate, more courage to be silent than to speak.

Protectionism will do little to create jobs and if foreigners retaliate, we will surely lose jobs.

Even the Soviet Union, with its huge nuclear arsenal, was a threat that could be deterred by the prospect of retaliation. But suicide bombers cannot be deterred. They can only be annihilated - preemptively and unilaterally, if necessary.

Sometimes when family members least deserve love, they need it most.

Love is not appropriately expressed in threats, accusations, expressions of disappointment, or retaliation. Real love takes time, patience, help, and continuing performances.

Good leadership requires you to surround yourself with people of diverse perspectives who can disagree with you without fear of retaliation.

When you say something really unkind, when you do something in retaliation your anger increases. You make the other person suffer, and he will try hard to say or to do something back to get relief from his suffering. That is how conflict escalates.

Retaliation is related to nature and instinct, not to law.

Law, by definition, cannot obey the same rules as nature.

The moment one abandons the idea that he was born to discover what is right and enforce it upon the rest of the world, he begins to feel an increasing disposition to let others alone and to refrain even from retaliation or resistance except in those emergencies which immediately and imperatively require it.

A man is most accurately judged by how he treats those who are not in a position either to retaliate or to reciprocate.

The rebels will be thinking about retaliation, what we have to do is stop;

stop and transform it into a spiral of forgiveness and reconciliation.

Nonviolence is the answer to the crucial political moral questions of our time.

Retaliation is counter-poison and poison breeds more poison.

The nectar of Love alone can destroy the poison of hate.

This much is clear: violence breeds violence, repression brings retaliation, and only a cleansing of our whole society can remove this sickness from our soul.

Nonviolence is not a weapon of the weak. It is a weapon of the strongest and bravest.

See, Josh, that's what you do when someone slaps you in the face.

So the next time it happens to you, try to retaliate.

Allowing the U.S. government to intimidate its people with threats of retaliation for revealing wrongdoing is contrary to the public interest.

The potential beauty of human life is constantly made ugly by man's ever-recurring song of retaliation.

He is indeed the 'Lamb.' There is nothing harsh or haughty or retaliative about Him.

I am not afraid of retaliations. I don't have kids. I don't have a wife, no car, no credit. It may seem pompous, but I'd rather die standing than live on my knees.

Punishment is but legalized crime. In a society built on prevention, rather than retaliation, there would be very little crime. The few exceptions will be treated medically, as of unsound mind and body.

I do not pose my sitters. I do not deliberate and then concoct... Before painting, when I talk to the person, they unconsciously assume their most characteristic pose, which in a way involves all their character and social standing - what the world has done to them and their retaliation.

Men ought either to be indulged or utterly destroyed, for if you merely offend them they take vengeance, but if you injure them greatly they are unable to retaliate, so that the injury done to a man ought to be such that vengeance cannot be feared.

I'm praying for healing for our nation.

For retaliation that yields constructive results. Peaceful protests. We need each other.

There is not much mental distance between a feeling of having been screwed and the ethic of total retaliation, or at least the kind of random revenge that comes with outraging the public decency.

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