Violence Quotes and Sayings

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.

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

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

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.

Submitted by: Terry W Osborn

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

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