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There is an unbroken line of police violence in the United States that takes us all the way back to the days of slavery, the aftermath of slavery, the development of the Ku Klux Klan. There is so much history of this racist violence that simply to bring one person to justice is not going to disturb the whole racist edifice.
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It's not the violence of the few that scares me, it's the silence of the many - Martin Luther King, Jr. Quotes
It's not the violence of the few that scares me, it's the silence of the many
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Force when aggressively applied is "violence" and is, therefore, morally unjustifiable, but when it is used in the furtherance of a legitimate cause, it has its moral justification. The elimination of force at all costs in Utopian.
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It was clear to me that if we allowed the Freedom Ride to stop at that point, just after so much violence had been inflicted, the message would have been sent that all you have to do to stop a nonviolent campaign is inflict massive violence.
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In times of great necessity, violence is indispensable. - Bhagat Singh Quotes
In times of great necessity, violence is indispensable.
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Our position was: If you don't attack us, there won't be any violence; if you bring violence to us, we will defend ourselves.
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Social justice cannot be attained by violence. Violence kills what it intends to create. - Pope John Paul II Quotes
Social justice cannot be attained by violence. Violence kills what it intends to create.
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The Koran is a fascist book which incites violence. That is why this book, just like [Adolf Hitler's] Mein Kampf, must be banned.
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The power which establishes a state is violence; the power which maintains it is violence; the power which eventually overthrows it is violence.
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It's the suppression of the word that gives it the power, the violence, the viciousness. - Lenny Bruce Quotes
It's the suppression of the word that gives it the power, the violence, the viciousness.
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Marijuana is the most violence causing drug in the history of mankindMost marijuana smokers are Negroes, Hispanics, Filipinos and entertainers.
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There is nothing wrong with violence in itself. In any particular case, whether violence is good or bad depends on how it is used and the purpose for which it is used.
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The decisive means for politics is violence. - Max Weber Quotes
The decisive means for politics is violence.
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No religion is responsible for terrorism. People are responsible for violence and terrorism. - Barack Obama Quotes
No religion is responsible for terrorism. People are responsible for violence and terrorism.
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Nations are not ruined by one act of violence, but gradually and in an almost imperceptible manner by the depreciation of their circulating currency, through its excessive quantity.
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Ahimsa is the highest duty. Even if we cannot practice it in full, we must try to understand its spirit and refrain as far as is humanly possible from violence.
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There is no greater violence than to deny the dreams of our children. - Kailash Satyarthi Quotes
There is no greater violence than to deny the dreams of our children.
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Life is beautiful. Let the future generations cleanse it of all evil, oppression, and violence, and enjoy it to the full.
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The function of law and theology are the same: to keep the poor from taking back by violence what the rich have stolen by cunning.
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Whatever has been achieved through pressure and violence is unstable, unreliable and incorrect. - Janusz Korczak Quotes
Whatever has been achieved through pressure and violence is unstable, unreliable and incorrect.
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There is a violence that liberates, and a violence that enslaves; there is a violence that is moral and a violence that is immoral.
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No woman has to be a victim of physical abuse. Women have to feel like they are not alone. - Salma Hayek Quotes
No woman has to be a victim of physical abuse. Women have to feel like they are not alone.
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Peace is not just the absence of violence,peace is when the flowers bloom. - Amrita Pritam Quotes
Peace is not just the absence of violence,peace is when the flowers bloom.
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From every wound there is a scar, and every scar tells a story. A story that says,
From every wound there is a scar, and every scar tells a story. A story that says, "I survived."
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The copycat effects of media violence, similar to those previously attributed to westerns, radio serials and comic books, are easy to exaggerate.
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One must do no violence to nature, nor model it in conformity to any blindly formed chimera. - Janos Bolyai Quotes
One must do no violence to nature, nor model it in conformity to any blindly formed chimera.
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When a trans woman gets called a man, that is an act of violence. - Laverne Cox Quotes
When a trans woman gets called a man, that is an act of violence.
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The aggressive, unprovoked acts of violence against Israel by Hezbollah and Hamas are revealing. It is clear they don't want peace, but rather seek the ultimate destruction of Israel.
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I say violence is necessary. It is as American as cherry pie. - H. Rap Brown Quotes
I say violence is necessary. It is as American as cherry pie.
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Cruelty to animals can become violence to humans. - Ali MacGraw Quotes
Cruelty to animals can become violence to humans.
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If men will not do us justice, they shall do us violence. - Emmeline Pankhurst Quotes
If men will not do us justice, they shall do us violence.
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By what standard of morality can the violence used by a slave to break his chains be considered the same as the violence of a slave master?
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The sexual abuse and exploitation of children is one of the most vicious crimes conceivable, a violation of mankind's most basic duty to protect the innocent.
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Turning a human being into a thing is almost always the first step towards justifying violence against that person.
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I think that all the silence is worse than all the violence, Fear is such a weak emotion that's why I despise it, We scared of almost everything, afraid to even tell the truth, So scared of what you think of me, I'm scared of even telling you...
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The 20th century gave rise to one of the greatest and most distressing paradoxes of human history: that the greatest intolerance and violence of that century were practiced by those who believed that religion caused intolerance and violence.
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I think that all the silence is worse than all the violence - Lupe Fiasco Quotes
I think that all the silence is worse than all the violence
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God called Abraham and commanded him to go out from the country where he was living. With this call God has roused us all, and now we have left the state. We have renounced all the things the world offers.... The gods of the nations are demons.
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How a society channels male aggression is one of the greatest questions as to whether that society will survive. That's why I am not against violence in the media, I am against the glorification of immoral violence.
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One must do violence to the object of one's desire; when it surrenders, the pleasure is greater. - Marquis de Sade Quotes
One must do violence to the object of one's desire; when it surrenders, the pleasure is greater.
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What broke in a man when he could bring himself to kill another? - Alan Paton Quotes
What broke in a man when he could bring himself to kill another?
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If violence wasn't your last resort, you failed to resort to enough of it. - Howard Tayler Quotes
If violence wasn't your last resort, you failed to resort to enough of it.
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Comparison is an act of violence against the self. - Iyanla Vanzant Quotes
Comparison is an act of violence against the self.
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The schizoid man is the natural product of the technological man. It is one way to live and is increasingly utilized and it may explode into violence.
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The cause of violence is not ignorance. It is self-interest. Only reverance can restrain violence - reverance for human life and the environment.
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It takes four generations to recover from every act of violence. - Rebecca Adamson Quotes
It takes four generations to recover from every act of violence.
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Violence against women is an appalling human rights violation. But it is not inevitable. We can put a stop to this.
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Nothing good ever comes of violence. - Martin Luther Quotes
Nothing good ever comes of violence.
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The true cause of hatred and violence is faith versus faith, an outward expression of the ancient instinct of tribalism.
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Violence is a disease, a disease that corrupts all who use it regardless of the cause. - Chris Hedges Quotes
Violence is a disease, a disease that corrupts all who use it regardless of the cause.
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Child abuse casts a shadow the length of a lifetime. - Herbert Ward Quotes
Child abuse casts a shadow the length of a lifetime.
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Violence in any form is evil and to kill innocent animals in tantamount to blatant savagery. - Sathya Sai Baba Quotes
Violence in any form is evil and to kill innocent animals in tantamount to blatant savagery.
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Sexual, racial, gender violence and other forms of discrimination and violence in a culture cannot be eliminated without changing culture.
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I write against violence. I write against fascism. I write against one person dominating another. - Timothy Findley Quotes
I write against violence. I write against fascism. I write against one person dominating another.
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We cannot eradicate violence if we do not build strong, inclusive communities. - Hillary Clinton Quotes
We cannot eradicate violence if we do not build strong, inclusive communities.
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While many hackers have the knowledge, skills, and tools to attack computer systems, they generally lack the motivation to cause violence or severe economic or social harm.
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Art, in fact, can be nothing but violence, cruelty and injustice. - Filippo Tommaso Marinetti Quotes
Art, in fact, can be nothing but violence, cruelty and injustice.
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I found a religion that blended scientific reason with spiritual reality in a unifying faith far removed from the headlines of violence, destruction and terrorism.
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My niece was a sexual-assault victim. My sister is a survivor of domestic violence. We have more shelters for animals than for battered women. That's not the message we should be sending.
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A martial art that has no rules is nothing but violence. - Kenji Tomiki Quotes
A martial art that has no rules is nothing but violence.
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Liberty is to be free from restraint and violence from others - John Locke Quotes
Liberty is to be free from restraint and violence from others
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There is one universal truth, applicable to all countries, cultures and communities: violence against women is never acceptable, never excusable, never tolerable.
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No act loses us; no violence we're subjected to destroys us; no debasement chases out the divine, and no one can take the divine from us.
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All violence is an attempt to replace shame with self-esteem. - James Gilligan Quotes
All violence is an attempt to replace shame with self-esteem.
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Nearly one in four women will experience domestic violence during her lifetime. And slightly more than half of female victims of domestic violence live in households with children under age 12.
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So many people suffer from abuse, and suffer alone. - Pamela Stephenson Quotes
So many people suffer from abuse, and suffer alone.
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When you resort to violence to prove a point, you’ve just experienced a profound failure of imagination.
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We can all take responsibility for helping to bring about change, and keeping our friends and colleagues safe from domestic violence
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Symbolic violence is violence wielded with tacit complicity between its victims and its agents, insofar as both remain unconscious of submitting to or wielding it.
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Violence cannot destroy the body of the Goddess, for Her body is the world itself. - Rachel Pollack Quotes
Violence cannot destroy the body of the Goddess, for Her body is the world itself.
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... you don't have to wait for someone to treat you bad repeatedly. All it takes is once, and if they get away with it that once, if they know they can treat you like that, then it sets the pattern for the future.
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Rather than bring peace and harmony, the EU will cause insurgency and violence. - Nigel Farage Quotes
Rather than bring peace and harmony, the EU will cause insurgency and violence.
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To not have your suffering recognized is an almost unbearable form of violence. - Andrei Lankov Quotes
To not have your suffering recognized is an almost unbearable form of violence.
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Women have a better chance to secure freedom and protect themselves from violence, from abuse, from injustice, if they are well-educated and know their rights.
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A recent government survey found that 47 percent of all women report being the victims of either physical, emotional, sexual or economic violence. But 84 percent of those who are victims of domestic violence remain silent.
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Where love stops, power begins, and violence, and terror - Carl Jung Quotes
Where love stops, power begins, and violence, and terror
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Hate begets hate; violence begets violence; toughness begets a greater toughness. We must meet the forces of hate with the power of love.
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I maintain that nothing useful and lasting can emerge from violence. - Shirin Ebadi Quotes
I maintain that nothing useful and lasting can emerge from violence.
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We must meet violence with violence. - Robert F. Williams Quotes
We must meet violence with violence.
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Violence is not completely fatal until it ceases to disturb us. - Thomas Merton Quotes
Violence is not completely fatal until it ceases to disturb us.
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