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Picture quote by Emma Goldman about society

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

Picture quote by Mahatma Gandhi about violence

Poverty is the worst form of violence. ⏤ Mahatma Gandhi

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, activist

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

Jim Morrison, musician

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

Marilyn Manson, musician

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

Hunter S. Thompson, journalist

Violence is my last option.

Chuck Norris, actor

In violence we forget who we are.

Mary McCarthy, author

Violence is good for those who have nothing to lose.

Jean-Paul Sartre, philosopher

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

Albert Einstein, physicist

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, critic

Violence, even well intentioned, always rebounds upon oneself.

Lao Tzu, philosopher

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, writer

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

George Will, journalist

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

Pervez Musharraf, statesman

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

Noam Chomsky, activist

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

Alexandr Solzhenitsyn,

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., leader

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

Eva Mendes, actress

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, writer

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, novelist

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

Steve Irwin, scientist

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, politician

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,

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

Jim Morrison, musician

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, poet

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, actor

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, playwright

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

Sylvester Stallone, actor

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

Evita Peron, film actress

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, actor

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

Arthur Conan Doyle, writer

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

Tori Amos, musician

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

William Blum, author

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, novelist

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

H. Rap Brown, activist

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

Samantha Morton, actress

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, actor

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, president

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, writer

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

Ellen Glasgow, novelist

Education is a vacine for violence.

Edward James Olmos, actor

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, politician

Violence was almost an aphrodisiac for me.

Woody Harrelson, actor

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

Mahatma Gandhi, activist

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, director

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, actor

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

Justin Sane, musician

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, activist

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

Jackie Chan, actor

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

Andrea Dworkin, critic

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, producer

The only violence was when these so-called 'freedom fighters' terrorized the poor Africans in the villages... They were told what to do and who to support.

Ian Smith, politician

The absence and suppression of justice can only open the way for extremists to exploit such a condition to perpetrate acts of violence against innocents.

King Hussein I, statesman

Resorting to violence and the use of force at holy sites is unacceptable, whatever the reason might be.

Ahmet Necdet Sezner,

As we're bombarded with the imagery that we are and now, post 9-11, it's hard not to get hardened by the world and the amount of violence that's allowed to be shown to kids these days.

Mark Ruffalo, actor

It's not that the film is violent, it's that people have an issue with violence right now.

Thomas Jane, actor

If any fall by the hand of violence, others will continue the blessed work.

Lewis Tappan, businessman

I think that when we're talking about youth violence, we're talking about kids who don't have opportunities, so they're engaged in a certain degree of lawlessness, because we as a society have failed them.

Matt Gonzalez, politician

The problem to me is violence. It's not cool to kill somebody or hurt people.

Mark Ruffalo, actor

We'll engage in pretty extreme violence in the world but, you know, the one thing that comes to humans as easily as eating or breathing or sleeping, is sex.

Mark Ruffalo, actor

One way of watering down the effects of violence is to approach it in a more lighthearted way. I don't mean to say that you laugh when somebody has their arm sawn off, but you can diffuse fear with humour.

Colin Baker, actor

If you have Palestinians who have no hope, who don't have a job, who've used up all their resources, the notion of getting rid of violence is a dream.

James Wolfensohn, businessman

We improved the environment in which our children live, learn and play by decreasing crime and clamping down on abuse and violence in the home and on the streets.

Jane D. Hull, politician

Earth's dispossessed are vulnerable targets for extremists: those who teach that global justice is meaningless; that satisfaction can come only in violence, division, and intellectual isolation.

Abdallah II, leader

If you and I are having a single thought of violence or hatred against anyone in the world at this moment, we are contributing to the wounding of the world.

Deepak Chopra, public speaker

I don't think any of our lyrics have ever been erotic in a sexual term, because I haven't really written, touched on, that subject too often. But, uh... I mean, I suppose they could point the finger at us for violence maybe in certain songs.

Scott Ian, musician

Violence is not to be undertaken by private persons. If a state or administration acts without due and visible attention to agreed international process, it acts in a way analogous to a private person. It purports to be judge of its own interest.

Rowan Williams, theologian

The home to everyone is to him his castle and fortress, as well for his defence against injury and violence, as for his repose.

Edward Coke, businessman

If a violent act towards a woman takes place, and the inspiration for that act is violence in cinema, the inspiration for that act would have come from somewhere else if movies didn't exist.

Richard King, director

I have never seen a connection between cinematic violence towards women and actual violence towards women in society.

Richard King, director

One must do no violence to nature, nor model it in conformity to any blindly formed chimera.

Janos Bolyai, mathematician

No Arab ruler will consider the peace process seriously so long as he is able to toy with the idea of achieving more by the way of violence.

Yitzhak Rabin, statesman

While many hackers have the knowledge, skills, and tools to attack computer systems, they generally lack the motivation to cause violence or severe economic or social harm.

Dorothy Denning, public servant

While the vast majority of hackers may be disinclined towards violence, it would only take a few to turn cyber terrorism into reality.

Dorothy Denning, public servant

I maintain that nothing useful and lasting can emerge from violence.

Shirin Ebadi, lawyer

All that violence in the world, we need to stop that.

Wyclef Jean, musician

Their prejudice allowed white Southerners to look the other way when blacks were denied their most basic human rights, and it encouraged the worst of them to engage in unspeakable acts of cruelty and violence.

Linda Chavez, author

Domination delegates the physical violence on which it rests to the dominated.

Theodor Adorno, philosopher

Armageddon is not around the corner. This is only what the people of violence want us to believe. The complexity and diversity of the world is the hope for the future.

Michael Palin, comedian

It is my contention that most people are not mugged every day, that most people in this world do not encounter violence every day. I think we prepare people for violence, and I think just as importantly we prepare people for the definition of being gentle.

Bob Keeshan, entertainer

In a world which is armed to its teeth with nuclear weapons, every quarrel or difference of opinion may lead to violence of a kind quite different from what is possible today.

Herman Kahn, scientist

To be reserved, secretive, with a passionate violence that causes suffering.

Gwen John, artist

Refrain at all times from such Foods as cannot be procured without violence and oppression.

Thomas Tryon, celebrity

The violence or the vaudeville style of comedy is a technique all by itself. You get up there, and you are a comedian, and you're doing one thing. That is, you're going to make the audience laugh.

Leslie Nielsen, actor

Violence is like a weed - it does not die even in the greatest drought.

Simon Wiesenthal, activist

I think movies glamorize violence, in the sense that they make it in a way that it's either cool or funny.

Matthew Vaughn, producer

It's odd how violence and humor so often go together, isn't it?

Dan Simmons, author

Violence is almost an everyday occurrence in some Muslim lands: it should not be exacerbated by revenge attacks on more innocent families and communities.

Cat Stevens, musician

I was a pretty angry kid, and I got into military history largely as a way to vent my own anger. As I got older it narrowed down to a more specific focus on individual violence. I'm just trying to understand where it came from.

Caleb Carr, novelist

No kids should see that kind of violence where Batman is killing as many people as the bad guys.

Burt Ward, actor

It's politely assumed that democracy is a means of containing and restraining violence. But violence comes not from genes but from ideas.

Edward Bond, playwright

Violence is hidden within democratic structures because they are not radically democratic - Western democracy is merely a domestic convenience of consumerism.

Edward Bond, playwright

Violence is never a solution in my plays, just as ultimately violence is never a solution in human affairs.

Edward Bond, playwright

Yet the march toward freedom is not without its hazards or its casualties and the threats of violence aimed at Iraqis who participate in the election will be dealt with accordingly.

Jim Gerlach, politician

I think violence in a cinematic context can be, if handled in a certain way, very seductive.

Kathryn Bigelow, director

Body language is essential for an actress, even if you don't use your body in an athletic way. Just to be free, to use it like your voice. A body can be small and have incredible violence. A body talks.

Anne Parillaud, actress

We took an approach, supported by the Prime Minister, the Home Secretary and the Mayor for London, that we had very real fears of violence and damage being caused across the streets of London.

Michael Todd, producer

There are certain things that they say you can't do, there are all these secret people behind the scenes who make things available for you to do. That's why you have so much crime and violence.

Afrika Bambaataa, musician

I visited the Pentagon a few days after September 11, and I still remember so vividly the smell of terror surrounding the entire building and complex. I was angry that such a brutal act of violence was committed against innocent people.

Randy Forbes, politician

I can think of films that I'm producing right now that are extremely hard-hitting, graphic films, that nobody necessarily wants to see, graphic in terms of violence, of adult content and racial and historical subject matter.

Aaron Eckhart, actor

Violence may be a good focus to organize around, but we have to look at women's lives in our entirety.

Patricia Ireland, activist

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