Whereas religious prayers sing of peace and harmony, religion has divided human beings through an atrocious history of enmity and bloodshed. Yet, behind the veil of superficiality and hypocrisy, I always believed in the inherent beauty of God that lies at the essence of all true spiritual paths. Radhanath Swami
It is hard, I submit, to loathe bloodshed, including war, more than I do, but it is still harder to exceed my loathing of the very nature of totalitarian states in which massacre is only an administrative detail. Vladimir Nabokov
It take many a year, mon, and maybe some bloodshed must be, but righteousness someday prevail. Bob Marley
Politics is war without bloodshed while war is politics with bloodshed. Mao Zedong
The principle of self defense, even involving weapons and bloodshed, has never been condemned, even by Gandhi. Martin Luther King, Jr.