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Intolerance is itself a form of violence and an obstacle to the growth of a true democratic spirit.
People with mental health problems are almost never dangerous. In fact, they are more likely to be the victims than the perpetrators. At the same time, mental illness has been the common denominator in one act of mass violence after another.
The most important element of a free society, where individual rights are held in the highest esteem, is the rejection of the initiation of violence.
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.
Being offended by freedom of speech should never be regarded as a justification for violence.
The problem to me is violence. It's not cool to kill somebody or hurt people.
Look at any country that's plagued with poverty, disease or violence; the antidote is girls. Girls are the antibodies to many of society's ills.
Queen Rania of Jordan
The pursuit of truth does not permit violence on one's opponent.
The American fascist would prefer not to use violence. His method is to poison the channels of public information.
Henry A. Wallace
Violence can only be concealed by a lie, and the lie can only be maintained by violence.
The world is filled with violence. Because criminals carry guns, we decent law-abiding citizens should also have guns. Otherwise they will win and the decent people will loose.
James Earl Jones
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?.
American culture is torn between our long romance with violence and our terror of the devastation wrought by war and crime and environmental havoc.
In the holy city of Mecca, violence of any kind was forbidden. From the moment they left home, pilgrims were not permitted to carry weapons, to swat an insect or speak an angry word, a discipline that introduced them to a new way of living.
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.
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.
I believe there are more films that involve love and forgiveness than violence, but they often seem fake and are almost embarrassing to watch.
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 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.
Baseball is a game, yes. It is also a business. But what is most truly is is disguised combat. For all its gentility, its almost leisurely pace, baseball is violence under wraps.
It's one thing to say, 'I don't like what you said to me and I find it rude and offensive,' but the moment you threaten violence in return, you've taken it to another level, where you lose whatever credibility you had.
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.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
C. S. Lewis
Leonardo da Vinci
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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