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Quotes of violence

  1. Violence among young people is an aspect of their desire to create They don't know how to use their energy creatively so they do the opposite and destroy – Anthony Burgess
  2. I can think of films that I'm producing right now that are extremely hard -hitting graphic films that nobody necessarily wants to see graphic in terms of violence of adult content and racial and historical subject matter – Aaron Eckhart
  3. I feel like there is just as much violent programming in other countries and there is not the same incidence of factors I think there are other factors contributing to violence in this country and not the media – Sara Gilbert
  4. The actions of the terrorist organizations Hezbollah in Lebanon and Hamas in Gaza against Israel are unconscionable Instead of working towards peace these terrorist organizations have chosen to perpetuate the violence – Alcee Hastings
  5. In defense of our persons and properties under actual violation we took up arms When that violence shall be removed when hostilities shall cease on the part of the aggressors hostilities shall cease on our part also – Thomas Jefferson
  6. What postmodernism gives us instead is a multicultural defense for male violence a defense for it wherever it is which in effect is a pretty universal defense – Catharine MacKinnon
  7. I am for violence if non -violence means we continue postponing a solution to the American black man's problem just to avoid violence – Malcolm X
  8. Until we all start to take responsibility until we do all we can to improve the character of our communities we'll never break the cycle of violence and indifference – Carrie P. Meek
  9. The proposition that we should encourage wickedness and violence by exposing one side of the face to blows because we have been beaten on the other is too great an absurdity – Thomas Mellon
  10. Violence is my last option – Chuck Norris
  11. Much violence is based on the illusion that life is a property to be defended and not to be shared – Henri Nouwen
  12. 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 – Robert Peel
  13. Something is wrong here and it's more than easy access to guns or violence on TV It's about lack of love and attachment to loving people early in life – Rob Reiner
  14. It's odd how violence and humor so often go together isn't it – Dan Simmons
  15. If you have Palestinians who have no hope who don't have a job who've used up all their resources the notion of getting rid of violence is a dream – James Wolfensohn

Usage examples for violence

  1. And meantime I suppose I may feel safe against violence from the members of your union – Put Yourself in His Place by Charles Reade
  2. We must reach the shore before the storm breaks with its full violence or we may be lost – On the Banks of the Amazon by W.H.G. Kingston
  3. Moreover Dunlavey had seen him had even spoken to him but had offered no violence – The Coming of the Law by Charles Alden Seltzer
  4. Before they had time to utter a sound of protest the two men were seized by the crowd and dragged down the steps with violence – The Tangled Skein by Emmuska Orczy, Baroness Orczy
  5. “ I rather think that before many hours are over you will be sorry for your violence for I believe that man to be in considerable danger – Newton Forster by Frederick Marryat
  6. “ Arthur seized her right hand with sudden violence – The Gadfly by E. L. Voynich
  7. “ Joe's agitation was plain in his face his shocked eyes stared out of its pallor as if they had looked upon violence and death – The Bondboy by George W. (George Washington) Ogden
  8. This opportunist doctrine is one especially congenial to the English temperament and certainly has its practical advantages if it is not so inspiring as the headlong idealism of a Pym which just as surely has its disadvantages in the danger that the ideal will be ahead of humanity's power of seizing it and living it and will therefore run the risk of being overturned by a reaction to the low plane of the past especially does this danger become apparent when the way to the attainment of the ideal is paved with violence –  by
  9. What else will turn John Sansterre to treachery and death or our tall Richard to violence and death – The Life and Death of Richard Yea-and-Nay by Maurice Hewlett
  10. And as for his mother it was terrible enough if it had not been for Mabel there would have been violence done last night – Lord of the World by Robert Hugh Benson
  11. But Rockley no violence – The Master of the Ceremonies by George Manville Fenn
  12. “ No my lords the question was terror force and violence – Maxims And Opinions Of Field-Marshal His Grace The Duke Of Wellington, Selected From His Writings And Speeches During A Public Life Of More Than Half A Century by Arthur Wellesley, Duke of Wellington
  13. If we want anything we've got to take the kingdom of heaven by violence – A Second Coming by Richard Marsh
  14. If you start any violence that isn't necessary – Warlord of Kor by Terry Gene Carr
  15. At first I resolved that nothing should induce me to play you false but I did not know then the strength of my love or the violence of the temptation to which I was to be subjected – Long Live the King by Guy Boothby
  16. Nobody has dreamed of it it would have been such a rough false note a note of violence out of all keeping – The Awkward Age by Henry James
  17. “ I only know that within five seconds of the time at which I had left the deck I was somehow back upon it fighting as it seemed to me at the moment for bare life though I cannot think at this time of day that any very serious personal violence was intended towards myself – In Direst Peril by David Christie Murray
  18. In this violence of manner and voice he seems not at all German – Face to Face with Kaiserism by James W. Gerard
  19. His tone which had risen almost to violence fell suddenly – The Rich Mrs. Burgoyne by Kathleen Norris
  20. The Master thrust him back with such violence that he slipped on the wet floor and nearly fell – The Flying Legion by George Allan England

Rhymes for violence

  • nonviolence;