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I'm drawn to roles that have real substance, that aren't just the victim or the teenage girl or the girlfriend.
Evil requires the sanction of the victim.
When people don't like themselves very much, they have to make up for it. The classic bully was actually a victim first.
Most people are basically a victim of the circumstances of their life. They have things like 9/11, they have terrorism threats, they have new war threats, they have economy problems, and they think, 'What can I do? I'm basically a victim.'
Commas in The New Yorker fall with the precision of knives in a circus act, outlining the victim.
E. B. White
You're made to feel ugly, and I made ugly beautiful. Just by sheer persistence. Nobody has the right to say that I am ugly, and I will not be a professional victim, you know. Sorry!
How is justice served if the victim and the accused are working together to make it all go away? Somebody please explain that to me.
I worked as a teacher in the public school system in New York City for several years, and I was a victim of the layoffs, you know, in the mid-'70s. And then I worked as a sales engineer for a company in New Jersey that was selling industrial filtration equipment.
Feisal Abdul Rauf
Everybody is not a victim.
Men's actions are too strong for them. Show me a man who has acted, and who has not been the victim and slave of his action.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
To cut short the question of the law of retaliation, we must note that even in its primitive form it can operate only between two individuals of whom one is absolutely innocent, and the other absolutely guilty. The victim, to be sure, is innocent. But can the society that is supposed to represent the victim lay claim to innocence?
Life is nothing but a competition to be the criminal rather than the victim.
The war is coming to the streets of America and if you are not keeping and bearing and practicing with your arms then you will be helpless and you will be the victim of evil.
The fact is, violence is not only not a beautiful thing, but it's also very painful and not without consequences for the perpetrator as well as the victim.
I'd rather be a victor than a victim.
The psychologist Elizabeth Loftus has shown great courage, in the face of spiteful vested interests, in demonstrating how easy it is for people to concoct memories that are entirely false but which seem, to the victim, every bit as real as true memories.
This above all, to refuse to be a victim.
Rulers who want to unleash war know very well that they must procure or invent a first victim.
There really is no difference between the bully and the victim.
Revenge is not always sweet, once it is consummated we feel inferior to our victim.
Emile M. Cioran
No woman has to be a victim of physical abuse. Women have to feel like they are not alone.
Murder is unique in that it abolishes the party it injures, so that society has to take the place of the victim and on his behalf demand atonement or grant forgiveness; it is the one crime in which society has a direct interest.
W. H. Auden
It would perhaps be nice to be alternately the victim and the executioner.
To be depressed or neurotic is passive. It happened to us; we are its victim, and we have no control over it.
Morality and its victim, the mother - what a terrible picture! Is there indeed anything more terrible, more criminal, than our glorified sacred function of motherhood?
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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