Quote of the Day
- Page 3
Nelson Mandela went to jail believing in violence, and 27 years later he and his colleagues had slowly and carefully honed the skills, the incredible skills, that they needed to turn one of the most vicious governments the world has known into a democracy. And they did it in a total devotion to non-violence.
Violence is the last refuge of the incompetent.
All violence consists in some people forcing others, under threat of suffering or death, to do what they do not want to do.
The American fascist would prefer not to use violence. His method is to poison the channels of public information.
Henry A. Wallace
Judge Afiuni has suffered enough. She has been subject to acts of violence and humiliations to undermine her human dignity. I am convinced that she must be set free.
Violence can only be concealed by a lie, and the lie can only be maintained by violence.
The world will always need revolution. That doesn't mean shooting and violence. A revolution is when you change your thinking. Confucianism and Christianity were both revolutionary.
Military dictatorship is born from the power of the gun, and so it undermines the concept of the rule of law and gives birth to a culture of might, a culture of weapons, violence and intolerance.
I hate violence, yes I do. It's kind of a dilemma, huh?.
It's my view that gender is culturally formed, but it's also a domain of agency or freedom and that it is most important to resist the violence that is imposed by ideal gender norms, especially against those who are gender different, who are nonconforming in their gender presentation.
American culture is torn between our long romance with violence and our terror of the devastation wrought by war and crime and environmental havoc.
I believe there are more films that involve love and forgiveness than violence, but they often seem fake and are almost embarrassing to watch.
Tragedy occurs when a human soul awakes and seeks, in suffering and pain, to free itself from crime, violence, infamy, even at the cost of life. The struggle is the tragedy - not defeat or death.
Lots of people think the violence in the films I make is overwhelming, but they think they're seeing something that they aren't seeing.
The motives of these parents vary, many parents don't like the curriculum being taught to their kids, or are wary of the threat of peer pressure or the presence of drugs or violence lurking in too many of our schools today.
The story of Noah, like other stories in the first 11 chapters of Genesis, are archetypal. Noah's story tells us that human beings have an inherent tendency towards violence both towards their fellow human beings and towards the creation itself. The story tells us that this violence grieves God.
Jesus is a half-naked guy, hanging, nailed to a cross, and then people wear that around their neck, and then those are the people that are upset about violence in movies.
We sleep safe in our beds because rough men stand ready in the night to visit violence on those who would do us harm.
I'm not affected by violence the way some people are. I don't know why, but I enjoy that intensity.
Auschwitz stands as a tragic reminder of the terrible potential man has for violence and inhumanity.
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.
Intimidation, harassment and violence have no place in a democracy.
Legitimate use of violence can only be that which is required in self-defense.
Black people are victims of an enormous amount of violence. None of those things can take place without the complicity of the people who run the schools and the city.
With violence, as with so many other concerns, human nature is the problem, but human nature is also the solution.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
Image of the Moment
Get Social with BrainyQuote
Follow BrainyQuote on Facebook, Twitter and Google+ to share inspiring quotes with friends.
Join us on
Follow us on
Follow us on
Quote of the Day
BQ on Facebook
BQ on Twitter
BQ on Pinterest
BQ on Google+
BQ on Instagram
Quote Of The Day Feeds
Quote of the Day Email
© 2001 - 2015 BrainyQuote