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  1. Picture quote by Emma Goldman about society

    The most violent element in society is ignorance. ⏤ Emma Goldman


  2. Picture quote by Mahatma Gandhi about violence

    Poverty is the worst form of violence. ⏤ Mahatma Gandhi


  3. Picture quote by Isaac Asimov about violence

    Violence is the last refuge of the incompetent. ⏤ Isaac Asimov


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An eye for an eye will only make the whole world blind.

Mahatma Gandhi

We fear violence less than our own feelings. Personal, private, solitary pain is more terrifying than what anyone else can inflict.

Jim Morrison

Times have not become more violent. They have just become more televised.

Marilyn Manson

I hate to advocate drugs, alcohol, violence, or insanity to anyone, but they've always worked for me.

Hunter S. Thompson

Violence is my last option.

Chuck Norris

In violence we forget who we are.

Mary McCarthy

Heroism on command, senseless violence, and all the loathsome nonsense that goes by the name of patriotism - how passionately I hate them!

Albert Einstein

Violence is good for those who have nothing to lose.

Jean-Paul Sartre

If you hate what you're seeing, you call it sex and violence. If you like it, you call it "romance and adventure."

Joe Bob Briggs

Violence, even well intentioned, always rebounds upon oneself.

Lao Tzu

All stories interest me, and some haunt me until I end up writing them. Certain themes keep coming up: justice, loyalty, violence, death, political and social issues, freedom.

Isabel Allende

Football combines the two worst things about America: it is violence punctuated by committee meetings.

George Will

Islam teaches tolerance, not hatred; universal brotherhood, not enmity; peace, and not violence.

Pervez Musharraf

You never need an argument against the use of violence, you need an argument for it.

Noam Chomsky

Violence can only be concealed by a lie, and the lie can only be maintained by violence.

Alexandr Solzhenitsyn

No matter where you go and what you do in America, you turn the tele on and you're confronted with violence.

Steve Irwin

American culture is torn between our long romance with violence and our terror of the devastation wrought by war and crime and environmental havoc.

Katherine Dunn

Nonviolence means avoiding not only external physical violence but also internal violence of spirit. You not only refuse to shoot a man, but you refuse to hate him.

Martin Luther King, Jr.

We seem okay with violence, but nudity we race to criticize and censor.

Eva Mendes

Philosophers are people who do violence, but have no army at their disposal, and so subjugate the world by locking it into a system.

Robert Musil

Rambo isn't violent. I see Rambo as a philanthropist.

Sylvester Stallone

Answer violence with violence. If one of us falls today, five of them must fall tomorrow.

Evita Peron

I write about violence as naturally as Jane Austen wrote about manners. Violence shapes and obsesses our society, and if we do not stop being violent we have no future.

Edward Bond

The modern artist must live by craft and violence. His gods are violent gods. Those artists, so called, whose work does not show this strife, are uninteresting.

Ezra Pound

The world is filled with violence. Because criminals carry guns, we decent law-abiding citizens should also have guns. Otherwise they will win and the decent people will loose.

James Earl Jones

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

Jim Morrison

What will it profit this country if we... put our man on the Moon by 1970 and at the same time you can't walk down Woodward Avenue in this city without fear of some violence?

Jerome Cavanagh

Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius — and a lot of courage to move in the opposite direction.

E.F. Schumacher

My mind boggles at the amount of violence inflicted upon children in today's society.

Samantha Morton

Men are distinguished from women by their commitment to do violence rather than to be victimized by it.

Andrea Dworkin

I would say I'm pretty much the exact same as the stereotypical American kid. I mean I'm really lazy, I play a lot of video games, I like girls. I like, you know, the violence and action type thing.

Callan McAuliffe

The appalling crackdown that we witnessed in Hama and other Syrian cities on 30 and 31 July only erode the regime's legitimacy and increase resentment. In the absence of an end to the senseless violence and a genuine process of political reform, we will continue to pursue further EU sanctions.

William Hague

I say violence is necessary. It is as American as cherry pie.

H. Rap Brown

We're showing a situation that these kids are caught in and being forced to do but the violence is not glorified. Most of the kids in there are not wanting to be doing it.

Liam Hemsworth

The terror of the atom age is not the violence of the new power but the speed of man's adjustment to it, the speed of his acceptance.

E. B. White

The violence betwen women is unbelievable. Women try to make each other crawl so that their knees are bleeding.

Tori Amos

Violence commands both literature and life, and violence is always crude and distorted.

Ellen Glasgow

But, I don't know, the violence, I can't even talk about. We don't do a lot of violent shows. When I started in television, breaking a pencil was a violent act.

Aaron Spelling

Education is a vacine for violence.

Edward James Olmos

I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does is permanent.

Mahatma Gandhi

Violence does, in truth, recoil upon the violent, and the schemer falls into the pit which he digs for another.

Arthur Conan Doyle

Violence was almost an aphrodisiac for me.

Woody Harrelson

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

Something is wrong here, and it's more than easy access to guns or violence on TV. It's about lack of love and attachment to loving people early in life.

Rob Reiner

I hate violence, yes I do. It's kind of a dilemma, huh?.

Jackie Chan

We're warriors, this culture, and we're very puritanical about sex and very embracing about violence and I don't know why that is.

Mark Ruffalo

Propaganda is to a democracy what violence is to a dictatorship.

William Blum

All violence consists in some people forcing others, under threat of suffering or death, to do what they do not want to do.

Leo Tolstoy

As your president, I will do everything in my power to protect our LGBTQ citizens from the violence and oppression of a hateful foreign ideology.

Donald Trump

I am committed to the principle that violence is never justified as a means of ameliorating a grievance.

Justin Sane

I always thought the real violence in Hollywood isn't what's on the screen. It's what you have to do to raise the money.

David Mamet

Wrestling is ballet with violence.

Jesse Ventura

I have never made a threat. I've never made a threat, never expressed a threat, never - I've never - I would never threaten violence ever, because I am a man of peace, dedicated to peace.

Feisal Abdul Rauf

Who shall measure the hat and violence of the poet's heart when caught and tangled in a woman's body?

Virginia Woolf

Violence is one of the most fun things to watch.

Quentin Tarantino

Violence and arms can never resolve the problems of men.

Pope John Paul II

I think anybody who has been abused as a kid - and I was abused as a kid, by various people - will say it's irrational because violence is irrational.

Samantha Morton

I don't think violence on film breeds violence in life. Violence in life breeds violence in films.

Robert Aldrich

However, the combination of civil resistance, of large-scale mass activities and strikes, with a certain degree of revolutionary violence, could provoke a crisis in the enemy's camp that would ultimately lead to essential changes.

Joe Slovo

A belligerent state permits itself every such misdeed, every such act of violence, as would disgrace the individual.

Sigmund Freud

Violence is for mugs. War is for mugs.

Mark Roberts

It's an entire industry focusing on young male viewers that want action and violence. They sell us something that isn't valid. They're selling films like a product.

Norman Jewison

Of course, violence will not end with our combat mission. Extremists will continue to set off bombs, attack Iraqi civilians and try to spark sectarian strife. But ultimately, these terrorists will fail to achieve their goals.

Barack Obama

The violence and burnings in Lebanon were the work of Syrian soldiers and workers dressed in civilian clothes.

Walid Jumblatt

Baseball is a game, yes. It is also a business. But what is most truly is is disguised combat. For all its gentility, its almost leisurely pace, baseball is violence under wraps.

Willie Mays

I'm not affected by violence the way some people are. I don't know why, but I enjoy that intensity.

Paul Walker

Peace is not the absence of conflict but the presence of creative alternatives for responding to conflict - alternatives to passive or aggressive responses, alternatives to violence.

Dorothy Thompson

We are effectively destroying ourselves by violence masquerading as love.

R. D. Laing

Puppet Papademos is in place, and as Athens caught fire on Sunday night he rather took my breath away - he said violence and destruction have no place in a democratic country.

Nigel Farage

Personally, I don't like watching violence. I'd much rather see more skin.

Cameron Diaz

Government is an association of men who do violence to the rest of us.

Leo Tolstoy

I'm not up for violence, just for fun.

Chloe Moretz

It is a tremendous act of violence to begin anything. I am not able to begin. I simply skip what should be the beginning.

Rainer Maria Rilke

I am never proud to participate in violence, yet I know that each of us must care enough for ourselves that we can be ready and able to come to our own defense when and wherever needed.

Maya Angelou

Revenge... is like a rolling stone, which, when a man hath forced up a hill, will return upon him with a greater violence, and break those bones whose sinews gave it motion.

Jeremy Taylor

There are so many issues in society - we talk about the violence, the drugs, the unwanted pregnancies - but at the end of the day, it comes down to what we taught our children to be.

Allan Houston

Timothy McVeigh was a coward. Violence is the stupid way out. It'll discredit any real legitmate movement.

Glenn Beck

Let us reject violence and selfishness which could destroy our country's unity.

Mwai Kibaki

Justice is an unassailable fortress, built on the brow of a mountain which cannot be overthrown by the violence of torrents, nor demolished by the force of armies.

Joseph Addison

Sometimes in the dark of night I begin to think. And I wonder if Lee started all this violence.

Marina Oswald

There is no escape - we pay for the violence of our ancestors.

Frank Herbert

If you seek violence, we will seek to put you in jail.

Edward Koch

Any man who has once proclaimed violence as his method is inevitably forced to take the lie as his principle.

Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

The power which establishes a state is violence; the power which maintains it is violence; the power which eventually overthrows it is violence.

Kenneth Kaunda

This is a formidable enemy. To dismiss it as a bunch of 'cowards' perpetuating 'senseless acts of violence' is complacent nonsense. People willing to kill thousands of innocents while they kill themselves are not cowards. They are deadly vicious warriors and need to be treated as such.

Charles Krauthammer

Intolerance is itself a form of violence and an obstacle to the growth of a true democratic spirit.

Mahatma Gandhi

Violence is the first refuge of the violent.

Aaron Allston

Anyone who has proclaimed violence his method inexorably must choose lying as his principle.

Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

War is an attempt of one group to impose its will upon another group by armed violence.

Scott Nearing

I'm still very aware of the violence in our culture, more so than other people. I know where it comes from when someone is trying to suppress someone else, sometimes they fight back.

Jack Bowman

Cinema has only been around for about 100 years. Has all of the world's violence towards women taken place only within the past 100 years?

Richard King

Social justice cannot be attained by violence. Violence kills what it intends to create.

Pope John Paul II

War - An act of violence whose object is to constrain the enemy, to accomplish our will.

George Washington

Violence is the last refuge of the incompetent.

Salvor Hardin

Football is violence and cold weather and sex and college rye.

Roger Kahn

Mr. President, prime ministers, let us have ambitions: ambitions to move beyond the violence and occupation, to the day when two states, Palestine and Israel, can live together side by side in peace and security.

King Abdullah II

Violence as a way of achieving racial justice is both impractical and immoral. I am not unmindful of the fact that violence often brings about momentary results. Nations have frequently won their independence in battle. But in spite of temporary victories, violence never brings permanent peace.

Martin Luther King, Jr.

The role of the intellectual cannot be to excuse the violence of one side and condemn that of the other.

Albert Camus

Keep violence in the mind where it belongs.

Brian Aldiss

Violence is a calm that disturbs you.

Jean Genet

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