Violence Quotes and Sayings
I don’t like violence, but I’m prepared to act violently when confronted with violence and I’m going to give them more than they hoped for.
Violence in the voice is often only the death rattle of reason in the throat.
~John Frederick Boyes
In violence we forget who we are.
- Mary McCarthy
The state calls its own violence law, but that of the individual crime.
In some cases nonviolence requires more militancy than violence. ~Cesar Chavez
Victory attained by violence is tantamount to a defeat, for it is momentary.
Nonviolence doesn’t always work – but violence never does.
Violence send deep roots into the heart, it has no seasons, it is always ripe, evergreen.
- Pat Conroy
Violence is the language of the inarticulate.
Never scorn a woman. They get violent.
- Pepper Phillips
Violence does not always take visible form, and not all wounds gush blood.
- Haruki Murakami
Senseless violence is a prerogative of youth, which has much energy but little talent for the constructive.
- Anthony Burgess
A violent order is disorder; and a great disorder is an order.These two things are one.
- Wallace Stevens
The cost of growth is always a small act of violence.
- Jodi Picoult
“Our age has need of violence,” he writes. And he is violence.
- Anaïs Nin
Violence is a disease, a disease that corrupts all who use it regardless of the cause.
- Chris Hedges
I am a violent man who has learned not to be violent and regrets his violence.
- John Lennon
As much as it hurts, I would rather miss someone than hit someone.
- Brian Celio
Be regular and orderly in your life, that you may be violent and original in your work.
- Clive Barker