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I've written films that are violent. I'm not big on sitting and watching violence.
I was doing a talk show in Vancouver, and somebody called in a bomb threat to protest my violence, which I thought was pretty strange. We had to evacuate.
Women, who enjoyed a high social status and levels of education under Saddam, saw terrible setbacks as Iraq fell into civil war. As a result of the sectarian violence from 2005-2007, women retreated to their homes and fell from public view.
Of course I am frustrated with regard to extreme poverty, to violence that never seems to cease.
I think 'Hero' is not a real martial arts movie; it is not about violence, or formula.
When I go see an R-rated horror movie, I want lots of violence.
Horror and panic themselves are forms of violence, and diminishing them, restricting their dimensions, is itself a civilizing act.
There are people in whole parts of our cities who are being totally left behind and disregarded. They are unheard. They are told they are unneeded by this economy. And that extreme poverty breeds conditions for extreme violence.
While different states and cities might look to different strategies for protecting public safety, we all can agree on this: we lose too many American lives to gun violence.
Apparently, the heart of opposition to new gun regulations is in the white community. Yet white people face far less daily violence with guns.
Gun-related violence and murders are concentrated among blacks and Latinos in big cities.
If you seek violence, we will seek to put you in jail.
In nations where the voices of intolerance are most visible and momentarily powerful, it is in our long run interests to remain firm in our clear articulation that the use of violence in response to speech is to be condemned.
I really want to help stop violence toward women.
I think violence against women in America has become ordinary - it's been made absolutely acceptable.
You can be a rapper born and raised in go-go music, violence, drugs, crack, Reagonomics, and still, if you hear 'Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go,' you're going to find a way to hum along. Guilty pleasures? It don't matter. Sue me - I like the song. To dance to it is another matter.
Poverty does not cause violence and terrorism. Lack of education does not cause terrorism.
John O. Brennan
Violence isn't really my thing.
I'm a very great non-violent character. I would never resort to violence to change anything.
Unlike some mainland black groups, Tasmanian Aborigines now have no traditional tribal culture left. It was taken from them with great violence and great rapidity.
I'd love to see us get to a point where you can make a movie and not worry about the limits of the violence. Then I think they'd get so violent that people would get bored of it.
Well, one hopes that if you're really related to the core of your particular culture, you have profound commitments to it, and that you are aware of how much you can strain it before you do violence to its essential nature.
I don't like violence.
It's so weird that I play this woman who pretty much deals with violence on a daily basis, and I'm such a wimp in who I am.
We always knew when we took on the issue of violence against women that somehow our opposition would come after us.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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