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We must stop posing as victims of the West and behaving negatively towards the West. We must participate with the West on an equal footing in the reconstruction of the world.
Tahar Ben Jelloun
Sympathy for victims is always counter-balanced by an equal and opposite feeling of resentment towards them.
Children are often the silent victims of drug abuse.
Nearly one in four women will experience domestic violence during her lifetime. And slightly more than half of female victims of domestic violence live in households with children under age 12.
Solutions will not be found while Indigenous people are treated as victims for whom someone else must find solutions.
My family and I held no hatred for those people because we realized they were victims of their own ignorance.
Fraud is common when you give away billions. Fraud related to Hurricane Katrina spending is estimated to top $2 billion. In addition, debit cards provided to hurricane victims were used to pay for Caribbean vacations, NFL tickets, Dom Perignon champagne, 'Girls Gone Wild' videos, and at least one sex change operation.
We are so used to seeing women as victims of war to be pitied rather than survivors of war to be respected.
Gayle Tzemach Lemmon
We do not invest in victims, we invest in survivors.
Gayle Tzemach Lemmon
The British Red Cross asked me to help them spearhead a fundraising campaign for the victims of the war in Nicaragua. It was a turning point in my life. It began my commitment to justice and human rights issues.
The conflict in Darfur could escalate to where we're seeing 100,000 victims per month.
Nicholas D. Kristof
Even small cults are a serious cost on the world economy, to victims, their families, employers, friends, and credit-card companies.
I always thought that was one of the single most important things a prosecutor could do is to seek justice for the families of victims.
We owe it to the flood victims of New Orleans to give them truthful answers as to why this event took place and to assure our citizens that tragedies like this will never happen again.
Alas, regardless of their doom, the little victims play! No sense have they of ills to come, nor care beyond today.
Somewhere we turn ourselves into victims instead of being the powerful women we really are meant to be.
For your benefit, learn from our tragedy. It is not a written law that the next victims must be Jews. It can also be other people.
Most victims of my autobiographical verse are either far too polite, remarkably understanding unaware that I have written poems about them.
One might expect that the families of murder victims would be showered with sympathy and support, embraced by their communities. But in reality they are far more likely to feel isolated, fearful, and ashamed, overwhelmed by grief and guilt, angry at the criminal-justice system, and shunned by their old friends.
I'm interested in how artists and writers do this, using art as therapy. Escaping into the worlds we create. We're all victims and few of us are truly free.
The Second World War claimed tens of millions of victims.
Jean-Marie Le Pen
I know victims of domestic abuse. I know what it takes for people to get out, and I also know why people stay. It's heartbreaking.
The Defense Department must do a better job of providing the best possible care for service women who are victims of sexual assault.
Mostly I'm telling people that they don't have to be victims.
It's kind of the yin and yang that fascinate me. That for all the evil men do, there are also people who work obnoxiously long hours and sacrifice their personal lives because it is a calling - if they don't keep our streets safe, if they aren't there to advocate for and save beaten women and children and murder victims, who will?
We have to keep in mind that it's not just about the numbers of people who died; it's also the manner which many of these victims met their deaths.
If we don't act now to safeguard our privacy, we could all become victims of identity theft.
A lot of victims, for example, have become addicted to alcohol and drugs. It seems to me that the church's healing ministry is going to be enhanced through this in much broader strokes. That's good, it's all positive.
The one noticeable similarity with almost all serial killer victims is their short height and low weight.
Cult recruiting methods based on dosing victims with the brain chemicals released during capture bonding would make cults even more of a problem than they are now.
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