Violence Quotes - Page 2

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

There’s more violence in one football game than there is in an entire hockey season, and nobody ever talks about that.
– Keith Allen

Punishment is the last and the least effective instrument in the hands of the legislator for the prevention of crime.
– John Ruskin

I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does is permanent.
– Mahatma Gandhi

Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.
– Dr. Martin Luther

People sleep peaceably in their beds at night only because rough men stand ready to do violence on their behalf.
– George Orwell

Violence does, in truth, recoil upon the violent,and the schemer falls into the pit which he digs for another.
– Sir Arthur Conan

Football is a mistake. It combines the two worst elements of American life. Violence and committee meetings.
– George Will

Beware of those who would use violence, too often it is violence they want and neither truth nor freedom.
– Louis Lamour

Wars such as those which have occurred in Iraq only allow hatred, violence and terror to proliferate.
– Jose Luis

But it struck me that the extreme violence and cruelty of the English Civil War had gone understated.
– Simon Schama

Business is the art of extracting money from another man’s pocket without resorting to violence.
– Max Amsterdam

If you suck on a tit the movie gets an R rating. If you hack the tit off with an axe it will be PG.
– Jack Nicholson

Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable.
– John F. Kennedy

A revolution is an act of violence whereby one class shatters the authority of another.
– James MacGregor Burns

Answer violence with violence. If one of us falls today, five of them must fall tomorrow.
– Evita Peron

Let us thank God that we live in an age when something has influence besides the bayonet.
– Daniel Webster

Social justice cannot be attained by violence. Violence kills what it intends to create.
– John Paul

One of the main purveyors of violence in this world has been this country America.
– Danny Glover

All violence, all that is dreary and repels, is not power, but the absence of power.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson