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I am for violence if non-violence means we continue postponing a solution to the American black man's problem just to avoid violence.
Nothing good ever comes of violence.
Of course, violence will not end with our combat mission. Extremists will continue to set off bombs, attack Iraqi civilians and try to spark sectarian strife. But ultimately, these terrorists will fail to achieve their goals.
Legitimate use of violence can only be that which is required in self-defense.
If you and I are having a single thought of violence or hatred against anyone in the world at this moment, we are contributing to the wounding of the world.
Social justice cannot be attained by violence. Violence kills what it intends to create.
Pope John Paul II
A belligerent state permits itself every such misdeed, every such act of violence, as would disgrace the individual.
Islam teaches tolerance, not hatred; universal brotherhood, not enmity; peace, and not violence.
Since Castro took power, the Cuban people have been denied basic human freedoms. No freedom of religion, no freedom of the press, no political freedom. And the regime uses brutality and violence to suppress these freedoms and impose its will.
The most important element of a free society, where individual rights are held in the highest esteem, is the rejection of the initiation of violence.
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.
Maybe every other American movie shouldn't be based on a comic book. Other countries will think Americans live in an infantile fantasy land where reality is whatever we say it is and every problem can be solved with violence.
Our most important task is to transform our consciousness so that violence is no longer an option for us in our personal lives, that understanding that a world of peace is possible only if we relate to each other as peaceful beings, one individual at a time.
Dignity does not come from avenging insults, especially from violence that can never be justified. It comes from taking responsibility and advancing our common humanity.
It is the failing of youth not to be able to restrain its own violence.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
You never need an argument against the use of violence, you need an argument for it.
The American fascist would prefer not to use violence. His method is to poison the channels of public information.
Henry A. Wallace
I don't think the Egyptian people want to see what is a very clear effort to obtain political and economic rights turn into any kind of new form of oppression or suppression or violence or letting loose criminal elements.
I mean, honestly, we have to be clear that the life for many Afghan women is not that much different than it was a hundred years ago, 200 years ago. The country has lived with so much violence and conflict that many people, men and women, just want it to be over.
We will stand up for our friends in the world. And one of the most important friends is the State of Israel. My administration will be steadfast in support Israel against terrorism and violence, and in seeking the peace for which all Israelis pray.
George W. Bush
A fascist is one whose lust for money or power is combined with such an intensity of intolerance toward those of other races, parties, classes, religions, cultures, regions or nations as to make him ruthless in his use of deceit or violence to attain his ends.
Henry A. Wallace
The world is filled with violence. Because criminals carry guns, we decent law-abiding citizens should also have guns. Otherwise they will win and the decent people will loose.
James Earl Jones
Violence and arms can never resolve the problems of men.
Pope John Paul II
The only thing I shy away from is non-consensual violence. I can't write a story where someone is a simple victim because it's boring.
Much violence is based on the illusion that life is a property to be defended and not to be shared.
All violence consists in some people forcing others, under threat of suffering or death, to do what they do not want to do.
I like to behave in an extremely normal, wholesome manner for the most part in my daily life. Even if mentally I'm consumed with sick visions of violence, terror, sex and death.
The drops of rain make a hole in the stone, not by violence, but by oft falling.
It is a tremendous act of violence to begin anything. I am not able to begin. I simply skip what should be the beginning.
Rainer Maria Rilke
Perseverance is more prevailing than violence; and many things which cannot be overcome when they are together, yield themselves up when taken little by little.
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