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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

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

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

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

Violence, even well intentioned, always rebounds upon oneself.

Lao Tzu, philosopher

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

Pervez Musharraf, statesman

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

George Will, journalist

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

Alexandr Solzhenitsyn,

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

Noam Chomsky, activist

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

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

Eva Mendes, actress

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

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

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

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

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

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

Evita Peron, film actress

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

Jim Morrison, musician

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

Sylvester Stallone, actor

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

Violence was almost an aphrodisiac for me.

Woody Harrelson, actor

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

Education is a vacine for violence.

Edward James Olmos, actor

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

Samantha Morton, actress

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

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

William Blum, author

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

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

H. Rap Brown, activist

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

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

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

Ellen Glasgow, novelist

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

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

Arthur Conan Doyle, writer

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

Jackie Chan, actor

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

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

Andrea Dworkin, critic

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

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

Tori Amos, musician

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,

I do not deny that I planned sabotage. I did not plan it in a spirit of recklessness nor because I have any love of violence. I planned it as a result of a calm and sober assessment of the political situation that had arisen after many years of tyranny, exploitation and oppression of my people by the whites.

Nelson Mandela, statesman

Jesus is a half-naked guy, hanging, nailed to a cross, and then people wear that around their neck, and then those are the people that are upset about violence in movies.

Marilyn Manson, musician

Any time you do physical stuff, violence, it is controlled. It's a little bit like you block the move.

Ron Livingston, actor

I don't even call it violence when it's in self defense; I call it intelligence.

Malcolm X, activist

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, director

I mean I grew up in Ireland, so one would have to be consciously blinkered not to have reflected on the issue of political violence because that was the story since I was 19 years old or 20.

Neil Jordan, director

The World War broke out with such elemental violence, and with such resort to all means for leading or misleading public opinion, that no time was available for reflection and consideration.

Hjalmar Branting, statesman

But does that mean that war and violence are inevitable? I would argue not because we have also evolved this amazingly sophisticated intellect, and we are capable of controlling our innate behavior a lot of the time.

Jane Goodall, scientist

It is violence when we use a sharp word, when we make a gesture to brush away a person. So violence isn't merely organized butchery in the name of God, in the name of society or country. Violence is much more subtle, much deeper.

Jiddu Krishnamurti, philosopher

In the course of my lifetime, that world went from violence to a kind of peace.

Kenneth Branagh, actor

I don't think the Egyptian people want to see what is a very clear effort to obtain political and economic rights turn into any kind of new form of oppression or suppression or violence or letting loose criminal elements.

Hillary Clinton, politician

In my lifetime, we have lost a President, a Civil Rights leader and a Presidential candidate - all to gun violence.

Marianne Williamson, author

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, actor

I'm just hoping that people understand that Islam is peace and not violence.

Muhammad Ali, boxer

Dignity does not come from avenging insults, especially from violence that can never be justified. It comes from taking responsibility and advancing our common humanity.

Hillary Clinton, politician

I think every high school student who was alert during the early '60s got very embittered by the slow progress and the violence surrounding the Civil Rights Movement.

P. J. O'Rourke, comedian

Deliberate violence is more to be quenched than a fire.

Heraclitus, philosopher

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

Scott Nearing, activist

Tragedy occurs when a human soul awakes and seeks, in suffering and pain, to free itself from crime, violence, infamy, even at the cost of life. The struggle is the tragedy - not defeat or death.

Whittaker Chambers, writer

Could it be that violence is as much a part of the American identity as the Constitution, and a vital component to its economic stability?

Henry Rollins, musician

Our first responsibility in the midst of violence is to prevent it from destroying us.

Henri Nouwen, clergyman

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

Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, author

The origins of violence against women by men are not biological. If that were the case, it would exist in every culture. And it doesn't exist in every culture.

Gloria Steinem, activist

Those who 'abjure' violence can do so only because others are committing violence on their behalf.

George Orwell, author

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

Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, author

However, don't let these statistics mislead you, gang violence is not limited to California and or big urban areas - that might have been true a while ago but it is no longer the case today.

Bob Filner, politician

Without democracy there is no freedom. Violence, no matter who is using it, is always reactionary.

Friedrich Ebert, politician

I have always been vitally interested in physical conditioning. I have long believed that athletic competition among people and nations should replace violence and wars.

Johnny Weissmuller, actor

I never felt any attraction towards violence. I never tried to express myself through violence. Violence is a language.

Elie Wiesel, novelist

When language fails, violence becomes a language; I never had that feeling.

Elie Wiesel, novelist

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

Mahatma Gandhi, activist

Language failed me very often, but then, the substitute for me was silence, but not violence.

Elie Wiesel, novelist

Prejudice of any kind implies that you are identified with the thinking mind. It means you don't see the other human being anymore, but only your own concept of that human being. To reduce the aliveness of another human being to a concept is already a form of violence.

Eckhart Tolle, teacher

Violence is the first refuge of the violent.

Aaron Allston, novelist

We might not object to the statement that Lear deserved to suffer for his folly, selfishness and tyranny; but to assert that he deserved to suffer what he did suffer is to do violence not merely to language but to any healthy moral sense.

Andrew Coyle Bradley, judge

When people say there is too much violence in my books, what they are saying is there is too much reality in life.

Joyce Carol Oates, novelist

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

People sleep peaceably in their beds at night only because rough men stand ready to do violence on their behalf.

George Orwell, author

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

In 2009, pre-Hillary, ISIS was not even on the map. Libya was stable. Egypt was peaceful. Iraq was seeing a really big, big reduction in violence. Iran was being choked by sanctions. Syria was somewhat under control.

Donald Trump, president

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

Maybe every other American movie shouldn't be based on a comic book. Other countries will think Americans live in an infantile fantasy land where reality is whatever we say it is and every problem can be solved with violence.

Bill Maher, comedian

Liberating Iraq from a legacy of violence and putting it on the path to peace and prosperity will take time.

George Voinovich, politician

God hates violence. He has ordained that all men fairly possess their property, not seize it.

Euripides, poet

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

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

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

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

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

Ahmet Necdet Sezner,

The Muslim world is deeply hurt by the campaign of violence initiated against our Palestinian brothers.

Ahmet Necdet Sezner,

Extremists and populist movements are exploiting people's fear of those who are not like us. We can see the consequences in the form of terrorism and racially motivated violence.

Kjell Magne Bondevik, statesman

We shall continue to work for a Middle East that is free of strife and violence, living in harmony without the threat of terrorism or the dangers of weapons of mass destruction.

Hosni Mubarak, statesman

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

George Washington, president

At the same time as we clearly condemn actions of violence by groups in Palestinian against Israel.

Jane Harman, politician

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