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Guns don't kill people; people kill people. Of course, people with guns kill more people. But that's only natural. It's hard. But it's fair.
-: [ Abbey's Road in In Defense of the Redneck (1979), p. 168. ]
~ Edward Abbey | (American Environmentalist ) | 1927-1989 | Violence
quotes Division : Environmentalists   
     
I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does is permanent.
~ Mahatma Gandhi | ( Preeminent leader of Indian nationalism. ) | 1869-1948 | Violence
quotes Division : Religious People   
     
If you strike a child, take care that you strike it in anger, even at the risk of maiming it for life. A blow in cold blood neither can nor should be forgiven.
~ George Bernard Shaw | ( Irish writer. ) | 1856-1950 | Violence
quotes Division : Irish writers   
     
In America all too few blows are struck into flesh. We kill the spirit here, we are experts at that. We use psychic bullets and kill each other cell by cell.
~ Norman Mailer | ( American writer. ) | 1923-? | Violence
quotes Division : American writers   
     
Power and violence are opposites; where the one rules absolutely, the other is absent. Violence appears where power is in jeopardy, but left to its own course it ends in power's disappearance.
~ Hannah Arendt | ( German-born American political philosopher. ) | 1906-1975 | Violence
quotes Division : German Philosophers   
     
The more dubious and uncertain an instrument violence has become in international relations, the more it has gained in reputation and appeal in domestic affairs, specifically in the matter of revolution.
~ Hannah Arendt | ( German-born American political philosopher. ) | 1906-1975 | Violence
quotes Division : German Philosophers   
     
They are not following dharma who resort to violence to achieve their purpose. But those who lead others through nonviolent means, knowing right and wrong, may be called guardians of the dharma.
~ Buddha | ( Founder of Buddhism. ) | 563 - 483 BC | Violence
quotes Division : Religious People   
     
Violence can only be concealed by a lie, and the lie can only be maintained by violence. Any man who has once proclaimed violence as his method is inevitably forced to take the lie as his principle.
~ Alexander Solzhenitsyn | ( Russian novelist, dramatist and historian. ) | 1918-? | Violence
quotes Division : Historians   
     
We are supposed to be the children of Seth; but Seth is too much of an effete nonentity to deserve ancestral regard. No, we are the sons of Cain, and with violence can be associated the attacks on sound, stone, wood and metal that produced civilization.
~ Anthony Burgess | ( English author. ) | 1917-1933 | Violence
quotes Division : British Authors and Writers