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I try to write lyrics so that they won't age, which sort of leaves you with the big subjects like death and love and sex and violence.
The state calls its own violence law, but that of the individual crime.
Fortune blinds men when she does not wish them to withstand the violence of her onslaughts.
I like a twisted sense of humour. On 'A History of Violence,' David Cronenberg and I would be doing the grimmest scenes and laugh a lot.
No matter how liberal I am, I'm still outraged by crimes of violence. Regardless of whether I can sympathize with the causes that lead these individuals to do these crimes, the effects are outrageous.
It's always difficult to play a scene of physical violence because you're always afraid that you don't know your own strength and might hurt someone.
Violence and religion have often gone together, but it's not a perfect correlation, and it doesn't have to be a permanent connection, because religions themselves change.
It seems disingenuous to ask a writer why she, or he, is writing about a violent subject when the world and history are filled with violence.
Joyce Carol Oates
Needless to say, if the Arab-Israeli conflict is about interstate disputes and the need to resolve the future of the West Bank and Gaza, it can be solved; if it is a religious conflict, nothing but violence is ahead.
In a war situation or where violence and injustice are prevalent, poetry is called upon to be something more than a thing of beauty.
Timothy McVeigh was a coward. Violence is the stupid way out. It'll discredit any real legitmate movement.
The application of military force, or the prospect of such application, inhibits terrorist violence.
Love soothes wounds, while hatred and violence deepen them.
I always thought the real violence in Hollywood isn't what's on the screen. It's what you have to do to raise the money.
People who are powerless make an open theater of violence.
In violence, we forget who we are.
In Buddhist teaching, ignorance is considered the fundamental cause of violence - ignorance... about the separation of self and other... about the consequences of our actions.
England is the breeding ground of fundamentalist Muslims. Its social logic is to allow all religions to preach openly. But this is illogic, because none of the other religions preach apocalyptic violence. And yet England allows it.
Any new legal measures, or cooperative arrangements between government and companies meant to keep people from organizing violence or criminal actions, must not be carried out in ways that erode due process, rule of law and the protection of innocent citizens' political and civil rights.
The world is ruled by violence, or at least the imminent threat of violence. It always has been.
Supporting mental wellness is crucial to any goal of decreasing gun violence in America.
Charles B. Rangel
Most screen violence is tedious.
Crime and violence are the easiest emotions to reenact.
Sea Shepherd does not condone, nor do we practise, violence.
Claiming that you have got the truth wrapped up does breed violence and intolerance.
C. S. Lewis
Leonardo da Vinci
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