Violence Quotes and Sayings

Why do we kill people who kill people to show people that killing people is wrong???

Submitted by: Alli on October 31, 2007

Violence won’t solve anything…But it sure makes me feel good.

Submitted by: Shawnelly on June 19, 2008

You’re right, violence is not the solution; it’s just part of the equation.

Submitted by: bob on March 12, 2011

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

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

Silence is the best answer not violence.

Submitted by: 1ted on July 16, 2012

Violence won’t solve a thing. It makes it more challenging to solve, though.

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Non- violence leads to the highest ethics, which is the goal of all evolution. Until we stop harming all other living beings, we are still savages.
Thomas A. Edison

The roots of violence:
Wealth without work,
Pleasure without conscience,
Knowledge without character,
Commerce without morality,
Science without humanity,
Worship without sacrifice,
Politics without principles.
Mahatma Gandhi

They say violence isn’t the answer but actions speak louder than words.;)

Submitted by: Jillian on April 22, 2011

In violence we forget who we are.
– Mary McCarthy

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.

Selfishness leads to violence, and violence leads to more violence. Violence leads to revenge, which again leads to selfishness.
The wise realizes that the chain of hatred needs to be broken.

Submitted by: Lex on August 10, 2010

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

Peace is not just mere absence of violence

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

Violence is like a strong perfume. It may seem good from afar, but as soon as you get close it’s sickening.

Submitted by: Sweet Lies & Bitter Truths on January 1, 2013

Violence is the problem, not the solution.

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

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

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.

The state calls its own violence law, but that of the individual crime.
-Max Stirner

Violence in the voice is often only the death rattle of reason in the throat.
-John Frederick Boyes

Never scorn a woman. They get violent.
– Pepper Phillips

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A violent order is disorder; and a great disorder is an order.These two things are one.
– Wallace Stevens

“Our age has need of violence,” he writes. And he is violence.
– Anaïs Nin

The cost of growth is always a small act of violence.
Jodi Picoult

I am a violent man who has learned not to be violent and regrets his violence.
John Lennon

Sometimes you have to pick the gun up to put the Gun down.
Malcolm X

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