65 Violence Quotes On Success In Life

These Violence quotes will inspire you. Violence is the use of physical force so as to injure, abuse, damage, or destroy.

Below you will find a collection of motivating, knowledgeable, and encouraging Violence quotes, Violence sayings, and Violence proverbs.

Best Violence Quotes

  1. “Returning violence for violence multiplies violence, adding deeper darkness to a night already devoid of stars.” ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.
  2. “Violence is the weapon of weak, non-violence that of the strong.” ~ Mahatma Gandhi
  3. “Violence is the last refuge of the incompetent.” ~ Isaac Asimov
  4. “The main goal of the future is to stop violence. The world is addicted to it.” ~ Bill Cosby

  5. “Nothing good ever comes of violence.” ~ Martin Luther
  6. “Violence ends up defeating itself. It creates bitterness in the survivors and brutality in the destroyers.” ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.
  7. “People sleep peaceably in their beds at night only because rough men stand ready to do violence on their behalf.” ~ Richard Grenier
  8. “Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable.” ~ John F. Kennedy

  9. “The ultimate weakness of violence is that it is a descending spiral, begetting the very thing it seeks to destroy. Instead of diminishing evil, it multiplies it. Through violence, you may murder the liar, but you cannot murder the lie, nor establish the truth. Through violence, you may murder the hater, but you do not murder hate. In fact, violence merely increases hate… Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that.” ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.
  10. “The State calls its own violence, law; but that of the individual, crime.” ~ Max Stirner
  11. “Violence is not merely killing another. It is violence when we use a sharp word, when we make a gesture to brush away a person, when we obey because there is fear. So violence isn’t merely organized butchery in the name of God, in the name of society or country. Violence is much more subtle, much deeper, and we are inquiring into the very depths of violence.” ~ Jiddu Krishnamurti
  12. “Peace cannot be achieved through violence, it can only be attained through understanding.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

  13. “Any country that accepts abortion is not teaching its people to love but to use violence to get what they want.” ~ Mother Teresa
  14. “Violence isn’t always evil. What’s evil is the infatuation with violence.” ~ Jim Morrison
  15. “What broke in a man when he could bring himself to kill another?” ~ Alan Paton
  16. “Those who ‘abjure’ violence can do so only because others are committing violence on their behalf.” ~ George Orwell

  17. “All violence is the result of people tricking themselves into believing that their pain derives from other people and that consequently, those people deserve to be punished.” ~ Marshall B. Rosenberg
  18. “I don’t even call it violence when it’s in self-defense; I call it intelligence.” ~ Malcolm X
  19. “Until we stop harming all other living beings, we are still savages.” ~ Thomas Jefferson
  20. “Violence can only be concealed by a lie, and the lie can only be maintained by violence.” ~ Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

  21. “Violence of the tongue is very real- sharper than any knife.” ~ Teresa Giudice
  22. “Political power grows out of the barrel of a gun.” ~ Mao Zedong
  23. “Nonviolence means avoiding not only external physical violence but also internal violence of spirit. You not only refuse to shoot a man, but you refuse to hate him.” ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.
  24. “In violence, we forget who we are” ~ Mary McCarthy

  25. “Through violence, you may murder the hater, but you do not murder the hate.” ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.
  26. “Peace cannot be kept by force; it can only be achieved by understanding.” ~ Albert Einstein , Peace violence quotes
  27. “Hate multiplies hate, violence multiplies violence, and toughness multiplies toughness in a descending spiral of destruction.” ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.
  28. “Most of us, I believe, admire strength… Sometimes, though, I wonder if we confuse strength with other words like aggression or even violence.” ~ Fred Rogers
  29. “Violence, naked force, has settled more issues in history than has any other factor.” ~ Robert A. Heinlein

  30. “Poverty is the worst form of violence.” ~ Mahatma Gandhi
  31. “It isn’t enough to talk about peace. One must believe in it. And it isn’t enough to believe in it. One must work at it.” ~ Eleanor Roosevelt
  32. “Our society has gotten to the point where we might soon become less and less shocked by any kind of violence.” ~ Stanley Crouch
  33. “All violence, all that is dreary and repels, is not power, but the absence of power.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

  34. “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
  35. “If you could kick the person in the pants responsible for most of your trouble, you wouldn’t sit for a month.” ~ Theodore Roosevelt
  36. “If you give me any problem in America I can trace it down to domestic violence. It is the cradle of most of the problems, economic, psychological, educational.” ~ Salma Hayek , Stop domestic violence quotes
  37. “Returning hate for hate multiplies hate, adding deeper darkness to a night already devoid of stars. Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.” ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.
  38. “At the center of non-violence stands the principle of love.” ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.

  39. “Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.” ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.
  40. “Social justice cannot be attained by violence. Violence kills what it intends to create.” ~ Pope John Paul II
  41. “Violence is the way stupid people try to level the playing field.” ~ John Gregory Dunne , Revenge violence quotes
  42. “When liberty comes with hands dabbled in blood it is hard to shake hands with her.” ~ Oscar Wilde
  43. “Violence does even justice unjustly.” ~ Thomas Carlyle

  44. “Victory attained by violence is tantamount to a defeat for it is momentary.” ~ Mahatma Gandhi
  45. “Each of us must come to care about everyone else’s children. We must recognize that the welfare of our children and grandchildren is intimately linked to the welfare of all other people’s children. After all, when one of our children needs lifesaving surgery, someone else’s child will perform it. If one of our children is threatened or harmed by violence, someone else’s child will be responsible for the violent act. The good life for our own children can be secured only if a good life is also secured for all other people’s children.” ~ Lilian Katz
  46. “Though defensive violence will always be ‘a sad necessity’ in the eyes of men of principle, it would be still more unfortunate if wrongdoers should dominate just men.” ~ Saint Augustine
  47. “Violence, even well-intentioned, always rebounds upon oneself.” ~ Laozi

  48. “Degeneracy follows every autocratic system of violence, for violence inevitably attracts moral inferiors. Time has proven that illustrious tyrants are succeeded by scoundrels.” ~ Albert Einstein
  49. “I write about violence as naturally as Jane Austen wrote about manners. Violence shapes and obsesses our society, and if we do not stop being violent we have no future.” ~ Edward Bond , Stop violence quotes
  50. “Frustration is the wet nurse of violence.” ~ David Abrahamsen
  51. “Violence in the voice is often only the death rattle of reason in the throat.” ~ John Boyes

  52. “There can be no better measure of our governance than the way we treat our children, and no greater failing on our part than to allow them to be subjected to violence, abuse or exploitation.” ~ Jessica Lange
  53. “Democracy don’t rule the world, You’d better get that in your head; This world is ruled by violence, But I guess that’s better left unsaid.” ~ Bob Dylan
  54. “Violence does, in truth, recoil upon the violent, and the schemer falls into the pit which he digs for another.” ~ Arthur Conan Doyle
  55. “Writing saved me from the sin and inconvenience of violence.” ~ Alice Walker

  56. “We fear violence less than our own feelings. Personal, private, solitary pain is more terrifying than what anyone else can inflict.” ~ Jim Morrison
  57. “I cannot teach you violence, as I do not myself believe in it. I can only teach you not to bow your heads before anyone even at the cost of your life.” ~ Mahatma Gandhi
  58. “Sexual, racial, gender violence and other forms of discrimination and violence in a culture cannot be eliminated without changing culture.” ~ Charlotte Bunch
  59. “God hates violence. He has ordained that all men fairly possess their property, not seize it.” ~ Euripides

  60. “The ultimate weakness of violence is that it is a descending spiral, begetting the very thing it seeks to destroy. Instead of diminishing evil, it multiplies it.” ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.
  61. “When a violent minority that crosses color lines comes to believe that killing those you know or do not know is a reasonable solution to problems, we are in need of another vision.” ~ Stanley Crouch
  62. “Conflicts and factions, violence and upheavals are caused by the neglect of human values in daily life.” ~ Sathya Sai Baba

  63. “I have little interest in streamlining government or in making it more efficient, for I mean to reduce its size. I do not undertake to promote welfare, for I propose to extend freedom. My aim is not to pass laws, but to repeal them. It is not to inaugurate new programs, but to cancel old ones that do violence to the Constitution, or that have failed in their purpose, or that impose on the people an unwarranted financial burden. I will not attempt to discover whether legislation is “needed” before I have first determined whether it is constitutionally permissible.” ~ Barry Goldwater
  64. “I hate to advocate drugs, alcohol, violence, or insanity to anyone, but they’ve always worked for me.” ~ Hunter S. Thompson
  65. “I hate to advocate drugs, alcohol, violence, or insanity to anyone, but they’ve always worked for me.” ~ Hunter S. Thompson

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