Throughout history many nations have suffered a physical defeat, but that has never marked the end of a nation. But when a nation has become the victim of a psychological defeat, then that marks the end of a nation.— Ibn Khaldun
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I swore never to be silent whenever and wherever human beings endure suffering and humiliation. We must always take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented.
If violent crime is to be curbed, it is only the intended victim who can do it.
The felon does not fear the police, and he fears neither judge nor jury. Therefore what he must be taught to fear is his victim.
What hurts the victim most is not the cruelty of the oppressor, but the silence of the bystander.
Thoughts are like arrows: once released, they strike their mark. Guard them well or one day you may be your own victim.
Most of the world is like a mental hospital.
Some persons are sick with jealousy, others with anger, hatred, passion. They are victims of their habits and emotions. But you can make your home a place of peace.
If you are not the victim, don't examine it entirely from your point of view because when YOU'RE not the victim, it becomes pretty easy to rationalize and excuse cruelty, injustice, inequality, slavery, and even murder. But when you're the victim, things look a lot differently from that angle.
If someone needs to express their gender in a way that is different, that is okay, and they should not be denied healthcare. They should not be bullied. They don’t deserve to be victims of violence. … That’s what people need to understand, that it’s okay and that if you are uncomfortable with it, then you need to look at yourself.
Take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim.
You cannot continue to victimize someone else just because you yourself were a victim once—there has to be a limit
When I observe myself and find that I am generating anger, ill will, or animosity, I realize that I am the first victim of the hatred or animosity I am generating within myself. Only afterwards do I start harming others. And if I am free from these negativities, nature or God Almighty starts rewarding me: I feel so peaceful.
People always have been and they always will be stupid victims of deceit and self-deception in politics.
Is slavery - owner, victim, profit, and domination - exclusive to the human race? Have blacks, Jews, women and children been the only victims of this atrocity? Have not cows been enslaved? What about pigs, chickens, turkeys, fish, sheep? If they’re not enslaved, then what are they? Free?
When you complain, you make yourself a victim.
Leave the situation, change the situation or accept it, all else is madness.
We are not myths of the past, ruins in the jungle, or zoos.
We are people and we want to be respected, not to be victims of intolerance and racism.
The militant Muslim is the person who beheads the infidel, while the moderate Muslim holds the feet of the victim.
We are the only people on Earth asked to guarantee the security of our occupier.
..while Israel is the only country that calls for defense from its victims.
Potentially, a government is the most dangerous threat to man's rights: it holds a legal monopoly on the use of physical force against legally disarmed victims.
I believe that there's no improvement if you have an inferiority complex and victim mentality.
Concerning non-violence: it is criminal to teach a man not to defend himself when he is the constant victim of brutal attacks.
I had my ups and downs and I fell a few times, but I did not give. Don't give up.
We are victims of evil customs. It is a crime against humanity that our women are shut up within the four walls of the houses as prisoners. There is no sanction anywhere for the deplorable condition in which our women have to live.
Sometimes the law defends plunder and participates in it.
Sometimes the law places the whole apparatus of judges, police, prisons and gendarmes at the service of the plunderers, and treats the victim - when he defends himself - as a criminal.
Self-pity is easily the most destructive of the non-pharmaceutical narcotics;
it is addictive, gives momentary pleasure and separates the victim from reality.
In order to escape accountability for his crimes, the perpetrator does everything in his power to promote forgetting. If secrecy fails, the perpetrator attacks the credibility of his victim. If he cannot silence her absolutely, he tries to make sure no one listens.
I come from a people who gave the Ten Commandments to the world.
Time has come to strenghten them by three additional ones, which we ought to adopt and commit ourselves to: thou shall not be a perpetrator; thou shall not be a victim; and thou shall never, but never, be a bystander.
Men are so simple and so much inclined to obey immediate needs that a deceiver will never lack victims for his deceptions.
Discrimination is discrimination no matter who the victim is, and it is always wrong. There are no special rights in America, despite the attempts by many to divide blacks and the gay community with the argument that the latter are seeking some imaginary special rights at the expense of blacks.
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.
We are called to speak for the weak, for the voiceless, for the victims of our nation and for those it calls enemy, for no document from human hands can make these humans any less our brothers and sisters.
In Unity there is strength; We can move mountains when we're united and enjoy life - Without unity we are victims. Stay united.
Black women, historically, have been doubly victimized by the twin immoralities of Jim Crow and Jane Crow. ... Black women, faced with these dual barriers, have often found that sex bias is more formidable than racial bias.
The quality of decision is like the well-timed swoop of a falcon which enables it to strike and destroy its victim.
Some people have said Brother Khalid was a villain, but we know he was a victim in a world that is evil. Racism and injustice are the real villains here.
We are called to be architects of the future, not its victims.