Violence Quotes and Sayings

Hitler wanted to destroy Russia- everyone needs to remember how that ended.
Vladimir Putin

In light of all the gun violence in the USA, I’d prefer my democracy unleaded.
– Jayseth Guberman

It doesn’t matter if gun violence is down. We need to get guns and bullets and automatic weapons off the streets.
– Don Lemon

Any sort of violence is known as an enemy of the peaceful country. Not only it will destroy the morale and trust of the people but also unity of the country.

Domestic abuse happens only in intimate, interdependent, long-term relationships – in other words, in families – the last place we would want or expect to find violence.
– Leslie Morgan Steiner

The scars from mental cruelty can be as deep and long-lasting as wounds from punches or slaps but are often not as obvious. In fact, even among women who have experienced violence from a partner, half or more report that the man’s emotional abuse is what is causing them the greatest harm.
– Lundy Bancroft

An unjust law is itself a species of violence.
Mahatma Gandhi

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

When I want to hurt someone, I use words because words hurt them in a way that really sticks in their thick skull.

Peace is not just mere absence of violence.

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.

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.

Violence is the problem, not the solution.

When a child hits a child, we call it aggression.
When a child hits an adult, we call it hostility.
When an adult hits an adult, we call it assault.
When an adult hits a child, we call it discipline.
– Haim G. Ginott

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

An eye for an eye will only make the whole world blind.
Mahatma Gandhi

My experience teaches me that truth can never be propagated by doing violence.
Mahatma Gandhi

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