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I certainly wasn't able to get it when I was a kid growing up on the Lower East Side; it was very hard at that time for me to balance what I really believed was the right way to live with the violence I saw all around me - I saw too much of it among the people I knew.
Some of my films are known for the depiction of violence. I don't have anything to prove with that any more.
Of all tasks of government the most basic is to protect its citizens against violence.
John Foster Dulles
The violence betwen women is unbelievable. Women try to make each other crawl so that their knees are bleeding.
Revenge only engenders violence, not clarity and true peace. I think liberation must come from within.
We are effectively destroying ourselves by violence masquerading as love.
R. D. Laing
Alienation as our present destiny is achieved only by outrageous violence perpetrated by human beings on human beings.
R. D. Laing
Man must vanquish himself, must do himself violence, in order to perform the slightest action untainted by evil.
Emile M. Cioran
Mr. President, prime ministers, let us have ambitions: ambitions to move beyond the violence and occupation, to the day when two states, Palestine and Israel, can live together side by side in peace and security.
King Abdullah II
Here we will solve with laws and dollars, problems that too many people around the world still must solve with violence and civil war.
Intellectual despair results in neither weakness nor dreams, but in violence. It is only a matter of knowing how to give vent to one's rage; whether one only wants to wander like madmen around prisons, or whether one wants to overturn them.
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.
Armageddon is not around the corner. This is only what the people of violence want us to believe. The complexity and diversity of the world is the hope for the future.
Power acquired by violence is only a usurpation, and lasts only as long as the force of him who commands prevails over that of those who obey.
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.
Instead of a man of peace and love, I have become a man of violence and revenge.
It is the great sadness of our species that we have not found a way to eliminate the conflict and to eliminate violence as a device to resolve our conflicts throughout the entire history of the human race.
Neale Donald Walsch
You forget that the kingdom of heaven suffers violence: and the kingdom of heaven is like a woman.
People who are powerless make an open theater of violence.
I have to admit that when I watch a movie in which there is no moral context for the violence - I find that offensive. I think that's potentially damaging to society.
The state calls its own violence law, but that of the individual crime.
Anyone who has proclaimed violence his method inexorably must choose lying as his principle.
This is a formidable enemy. To dismiss it as a bunch of 'cowards' perpetuating 'senseless acts of violence' is complacent nonsense. People willing to kill thousands of innocents while they kill themselves are not cowards. They are deadly vicious warriors and need to be treated as such.
I say violence is necessary. It is as American as cherry pie.
H. Rap Brown
I hate violence, yes I do. It's kind of a dilemma, huh?.
The world is ruled by violence, or at least the imminent threat of violence. It always has been.
Violence is a tool of the ignorant.
In some cases non-violence requires more militancy than violence.
Violence can only be concealed by a lie, and the lie can only be maintained by violence.
Timothy McVeigh was a coward. Violence is the stupid way out. It'll discredit any real legitmate movement.
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