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All the Abrahamic faiths are marked by violence.
Last chances in the Middle East have been two a dirham since the 1950s. Each year the enmities are more profound, the despots more bloodthirsty and clownish, the violence more extreme, and the conditions of ordinary existence more ghastly.
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.
I don't go to things because I want to see violence, I go to things because I want to see them handled well.
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.
My father's violence is the central fact of my art and my life.
Violence may be a good focus to organize around, but we have to look at women's lives in our entirety.
In my opinion, all relationships between people have some sort of violence, and it is central.
I have never made a threat. I've never made a threat, never expressed a threat, never - I've never - I would never threaten violence ever, because I am a man of peace, dedicated to peace.
Feisal Abdul Rauf
If peace activists really want to make changes, they have to start putting intense pressure on their elected officials. Of course, everything should be non-violent, because we are trying to create a peaceful world, and violence can't produce peace - no matter what George W. Bush and his buddies say.
As recently as the September 11 event, the majority of Muslims were, as the rest of the world was, against its violence. However, if despair and humiliation continue in the population of more than one billion Muslims, the world will face increasing risks of conflicts and wars.
I love a good harsh horror movie, when it's done well. But there are times when it feels cynical. You can tell when a filmmaker loves the genre, and you can tell when someone's just cashing in a paycheck. Then it becomes a dumbing down - a fetishisation of violence that I react very strongly against.
Television is full of fictional and real violence that's turned into entertainment.
Yes, violence begets more violence, but historically this has been the way of the world.
I won't make games with senseless violence. There has to be a reason for it, such as war.
Being a Southerner, I'm interested in sex, violence, religion and all the things that make life interesting.
I've always been interested in violence, even as a teenager. I loved 'Helter Skelter' and books like that.
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.
Violence is absolutely not our method.
Pope Shenouda III
I think violence can never be justified.
There is violence in real life but I would never impose violence in a film just to attract the audience.
A movie with nothing but violence is not a good movie. But one that is actually entertaining around the horror is one that people will remember and watch again and again.
Victory Over Violence is an organization that was created to help fund shelters for women and children.
My mind boggles at the amount of violence inflicted upon children in today's society.
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.
John F. Kennedy
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