Violence Quotes and Sayings

Any belief that cannot be defended by logic, proof or evidence is protected by hurting feelings and if needed expressed by violence.
Javed Akhtar

A dog can bite you but you must not bite the dog! Your every movement in life must be peaceful; otherwise you lose your ethical superiority! Nonviolent civil disobedience is a genius; no power can beat it; use it when necessary!
Mehmet Murat ildan

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

Concerning non-violence: it is criminal to teach a man not to defend himself when he is the constant victim of brutal attacks.
Malcolm X

I don’t even call it violence when it’s in self defense; I call it intelligence.
Malcolm X

Almost half of the population of the world lives in rural regions and mostly in a state of poverty. Such inequalities in human development have been one of the primary reasons for unrest and, in some parts of the world, even violence.
– A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

Violence is not the monopoly of the exploiters and as such the exploited can use it too and, moreover, ought to use it when the moment arrives.
Che Guevara

Violence is not only impractical but immoral.
Martin Luther King Jr.

Violence is a fruit harvested by anger and planted in revenge with the bitter taste of hate.

Submitted by: Queenie

At the end of the day, violence never really solves any problem…it just creates new ones.

He doesn’t have to hit you for it to be abuse. He can degrade, humiliate, blame, curse, manipulate, or try to control you. Its still domestic violence.

Through violence, you may “solve” one problem, but you sow seeds for another.
Dalai Lama

Non-violence is a weapon of the strong.
Mahatma Gandhi

Nothing is weaker or smaller than the man who hurts women or children, whether by his actions or by his words.

At the center of non-violence stands the principle of love.

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