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I think I've always had these two currents, equally strong, of wanting to change the world and make the world better and fight injustices and fight violence, and then being an artist, which is a very different strain.
Pop culture, it's crazy. There's all this violence in video games. In 'Call of Duty,' people are literally just blowing other people up. Hey, let's protect your country from your couch while eating your sandwich.
I don't like gratuitous violence. I don't like the 'Saw' movies. I don't like the 'Hostel' movies. I don't like anything that is violence for violence's sake.
The Reform Bill has destroyed the ancient conduits and strainers, and brings Public Opinion to act upon the government with the rapid, turbulent, and uncertain violence of a flood!
I don't know where people think I'm from, but I'm from Chicago. It's really just that. People wanna romanticize it and say, 'There's two sides to it, and it's a beautiful love/hate story of violence and music.' But it's really just a very scummy place where people don't have respect for other people's lives.
Chance The Rapper
Without democracy there is no freedom. Violence, no matter who is using it, is always reactionary.
We have to go to war against the people who enable the gun violence, the people who stop us from keeping guns out of the hands of mentally unstable people, of felons, and that means the NRA leadership.
The main goal of the future is to stop violence. The world is addicted to it.
I want to get violence - I want schools to start from K through 12 to just every day have teachers understand that they don't want to talk about anything that is violent, and they want to explain to the children how bad violence is and how behavior - violent behavior, is something that they really should not practice and think about.
Violence has been Nicaragua's most important export to the world.
May we not succumb to thoughts of violence and revenge today, but rather to thoughts of mercy and compassion. We are to love our enemies that they might be returned to their right minds.
The role of the intellectual cannot be to excuse the violence of one side and condemn that of the other.
War - An act of violence whose object is to constrain the enemy, to accomplish our will.
It is the failing of youth not to be able to restrain its own violence.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Writing saved me from the sin and inconvenience of violence.
You never need an argument against the use of violence, you need an argument for it.
All violence consists in some people forcing others, under threat of suffering or death, to do what they do not want to do.
A belligerent state permits itself every such misdeed, every such act of violence, as would disgrace the individual.
Much violence is based on the illusion that life is a property to be defended and not to be shared.
Our first responsibility in the midst of violence is to prevent it from destroying us.
Our most important task is to transform our consciousness so that violence is no longer an option for us in our personal lives, that understanding that a world of peace is possible only if we relate to each other as peaceful beings, one individual at a time.
God hates violence. He has ordained that all men fairly possess their property, not seize it.
Deliberate violence is more to be quenched than a fire.
The threat and use of violence is stimulating nuclear proliferation along with jihadi terrorism.
It is a tremendous act of violence to begin anything. I am not able to begin. I simply skip what should be the beginning.
Rainer Maria Rilke
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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