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Motivational Violence Quotes

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Let not him who is houseless pull down the house of another,
but let him work diligently and build one for himself,
thus by example assuring that his own
shall be safe from violence when built.
- Abraham Lincoln

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Violence, even well intentioned,
always rebounds upon oneself.
- Lao Tzu

Non-violence is a powerful and just weapon which cuts without wounding
and ennobles the man who wields it. It is a sword that heals.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Non-violence and truth are inseparable and presuppose one another.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi


 

Poverty is the worst form of violence.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Peace cannot be achieved through violence,
it can only be attained through understanding.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The pursuit of truth does not permit violence on one's opponent.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi


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The main goal of the future is to stop violence.
The world is addicted to it.
- Bill Cosby

Where there is no emotion,
there is no motive for violence.
- the character Spock in the Star Trek television series

Non-violence, which is the quality of the heart,
cannot come by an appeal to the brain.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

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.
- Albert Schweitzer

Non-violence is the greatest force at the disposal of mankind.
It is mightier than the mightiest weapon of destruction
devised by the ingenuity of man.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Non-violence 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.

Non-violence is not a garment to be put on and off at will.
Its seat is in the heart,
and it must be an inseparable part of our being.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Non-violence is the first article of my faith.
It is also the last article of my creed.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Non-violence is the article of faith.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Non-violence requires a double faith,
faith in God and also faith in man.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Intolerance is itself a form of violence
and an obstacle to the growth of a true democratic spirit.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Anger is the enemy of non-violence
and pride is a monster that swallows it up.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Through violence, you may 'solve' one problem,
but you sow the seeds for another.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

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

Interesting.
You Earth people glorify organized violence for 40 centuries,
but you imprison those who employ it privately.
- the character Spock in the television series Star Trek

To love. To be loved. To never forget your own insignificance. To never get used to the unspeakable violence and the vulgar disparity of life around you. To seek joy in the saddest places. To pursue beauty to its lair. To never simplify what is complicated or complicate what is simple. To respect strength, never power. Above all, to watch. To try to understand. To never look away. And never, never, to forget.
- Arundhati Roy

At the center of non-violence stands the principle of love.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

An unjust law is itself a species of violence.
Arrest for its breach is more so.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

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

I have nothing new to teach the world.
Truth and Non-violence are as old as the hills.
All I have done is to try experiments
in both on as vast a scale as I could.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

I object to violence because
when it appears to do good,
the good is only temporary;
the evil it does is permanent.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

People who are powerless make an open theater of violence.
- Don DeLillo

Power acquired by violence is only a usurpation,
and lasts only as long as the force of him who commands
prevails over that of those who obey.
- Denis Diderot

My religion is based on truth and non-violence.
Truth is my God. Non-violence is the means of realizing Him.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Football is violence and cold weather and sex and college rye.
- Roger Kahn

Wrestling is ballet with violence.
- Jesse Ventura

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

Having seen the devastation of war first hand,
Eisenhower came both to despise war
and to see that "war settles nothing."
On the other hand, Ike was certainly no peacenik.
He understood that, in an emergency,
action must be met with reaction.
When truly necessary, violence met with violence -
but never hate responded to with hate.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We are a country of excess.
So it's not the violence, per se, but the exacerbation and constant repetition.
- Norman Lear

You really don't want a president who is a football fan.
Football combines the worst features of American life.
It is violence punctuated by committee meetings.
- George Will

Every woman who thinks she is the only victim of violence
has to know that there are many more.
- Salma Hayek

I don't like to go to the movies to see violence or
some kind of spy thing with all kinds of information
you have to assimilate to understand the plot.
- Pia Zadora

Writing saved me from the sin and inconvenience of violence.
- Alice Walker

I have to admit that when I watch a movie in which
there is no moral context for the violence -
I find that offensive.
I think that's potentially damaging to society.
- Dean Koontz

I wanted to make the violence beautiful in order to heighten our revulsion.
- Edward Hall

Violence is the repartee of the illiterate.
- Alan Brien

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

Most dramatically, and perhaps least noticed,
is the violence inside Saudi Arabia itself.
- Michael Scheuer

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

As a human rights issue, the effort to end violence
against women becomes a government's obligation,
not just a good idea.
- Charlotte Bunch

The more potent, unasked question is how society at large reacts to eager,
voluntary violence by females, and to the growing evidence
that women can be just as aggressive as men.
- Katherine Dunn

Much violence is based on the illusion that life is
a property to be defended and not to be shared.
- Henri Nouwen

I really believe in non-violence, but I also believe
in a short of resistance that has to be respectful.
- Alexandra Paul

You may gain temporary appeasement by a policy of concession to violence,
but you do not gain lasting peace that way.
- Anthony Eden

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

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

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

It is better to be violent, if there is violence in our hearts,
than to put on the cloak of nonviolence to cover impotence.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

From pacifist to terrorist, each person condemns violence -
and then adds one cherished case in which it may be justified.
- Gloria Steinem

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

I wish everyone was a sci-fi geek because then there
would be no violence in the world.
There'd be no wars.
There'd only be people e-mailing each other.
- Claudia Christian

If I die a violent death, as some fear and a few are plotting,
I know that the violence will be in the thought and
the action of the assassins,
not in my dying.
- Indira Gandhi

Innocence of heart and violence of feeling are necessary
in any kind of superior achievement:
The arts cannot exist without them.
- Louise Bogan

Propaganda is to a democracy what violence is to a dictatorship.
- William Blum

A person is born with feelings of envy and hate.
If he gives way to them, they will lead him to violence and crime,
and any sense of loyalty and good faith will be abandoned.
- Xun Zi

I am for violence if non-violence means we continue
postponing a solution to the American black man's problem just to avoid violence.
- Malcolm X

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

We do not deride the fears of prospering white America.
A nation of violence and private property has every
reason to dread the violated and the deprived.
- June Jordan

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

Violence is for mugs.
War is for mugs.
- Mark Roberts

The very first essential for success is a perpetually
constant and regular employment of violence.
- Adolf Hitler

But transitions from the politics of violence to democratic
compromise are always messy.
- Timothy Garton Ash

Because people see violence on the movie screen,
they're not going to go out and hold up a liquor store and kill somebody.
It really doesn't correlate.
- Dean Koontz


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