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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.
Poverty does not cause violence and terrorism. Lack of education does not cause terrorism.
John O. Brennan
It started with the Godfather, this operatic violence. I don't know.
William H. Macy
Yes, violence begets more violence, but historically this has been the way of the world.
Violence isn't really my thing.
My father's violence is the central fact of my art and my life.
I've been on the wrong end of violence, and I've done violence myself... I refuse to glorify violence in my movie and television roles.
What holds an Arab leader in power is a mixture of violence and prestige. Both President Assad and King Hussein were felt to have defended Arab interests against the world. That, in the end, is more important than what they wear on their head.
Violence may be a good focus to organize around, but we have to look at women's lives in our entirety.
We always knew when we took on the issue of violence against women that somehow our opposition would come after us.
All the Abrahamic faiths are marked by violence.
I don't like violence.
I'm a very great non-violent character. I would never resort to violence to change anything.
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.
And we've also had now the speaker of the Parliament in Iraq using blatantly anti-Semitic remarks, saying the Jews and sons of Jews are the problem of all the violence that's in Iraq.
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 don't go to things because I want to see violence, I go to things because I want to see them handled well.
There's an incredible fascination for that and that goes with violence and everything else in pictures.
Victory Over Violence is an organization that was created to help fund shelters for women and children.
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.
In Canadian comedy, you'll almost never see guns. If you bring a gun into a scene, it's like, 'Whoa! Wow, how are we going to deal with that!' Guns in an American comedy are a given. Violence in America is used in a much more cavalier way.
Violence is not to be undertaken by private persons. If a state or administration acts without due and visible attention to agreed international process, it acts in a way analogous to a private person. It purports to be judge of its own interest.
Television is full of fictional and real violence that's turned into entertainment.
The advocates of retaliatory wars will continue to assume a much simpler reality with their hoary oppositions: Religious and secular, backward and enlightened, free and unfree. But if we are to admit how deeply and irrevocably interconnected our world is, then we must find new ways to break the cycle of counter-productive violence.
I look forward to working with the NRA to come up with ways in which we can use common sense approaches to reduce the level of violence that we see - in our streets, and make the American people as safe as they possibly can be.
C. S. Lewis
Leonardo da Vinci
Martin Luther King, Jr.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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