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Social media and the Internet haven't changed our capacity for social interaction any more than the Internet has changed our ability to be in love or our basic propensity to violence, because those are such fundamental human attributes.
Nicholas A. Christakis
The Violence Against Women Act is so important. It provides money to train the cop on the beat, to train the judges that this is a new day, that we won't tolerate this violence and to know how to deal with it.
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.
Members of organized crime continue to exploit their victims the old-fashioned way - through violence, threats and intimidation. As law enforcement has so successfully done before, we will employ our own time-tested techniques to bring them to justice to account for their crimes.
The pursuit of truth does not permit violence on one's opponent.
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.
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.
Violence is both unavoidable and unjustifiable.
Working conditions for me have always been those of the monastic life: solitude and frugality. Except for frugality, they are contrary to my nature, so much so that work is a violence I do to myself.
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.
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.
If you and I are having a single thought of violence or hatred against anyone in the world at this moment, we are contributing to the wounding of the world.
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
Deliberate violence is more to be quenched than a fire.
From pacifist to terrorist, each person condemns violence - and then adds one cherished case in which it may be justified.
The American fascist would prefer not to use violence. His method is to poison the channels of public information.
Henry A. Wallace
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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