Let us not seek to satisfy our thirst for freedom by drinking from the cup of bitterness and hatred [nor] allow our creative protests to degenerate into physical violence.
Speech at the Lincoln Memorial, 28 Aug 1963, during the March on Washington.
It is important to teach young people at school that violence is a fruitless approach to solving problems.Dalai Lama
The most heterogeneous ideas are yoked by violence together.samuel johnson
Football combines the two worst things about America: it is violence punctuated by committee meetings.George F. Will, International Herald Tribune (7 May 1990)
All violence consists in some people forcing others, under threat of suffering or death, to do what they do not want to do.leo tolstoy
Violence is the last refuge of the incompetent.Isaac Asimov
Peace is a resistance to the terrible satisfactions of war.judith butler
"Victory won by violence is tantamount to defeat, for it is momentary."Mahatma Gandhi
Revolt, it will be said, implies violence; but this is an outmoded, an incompetent conception of revolt. The most effective form of revolt in this violent world we live in is non-violence.herbert read
I wouldn't use physical violence even if I could, because one of my romantic ideas is that physical violence is beneath the dignity of a man, and that whatever you get by physical aggression costs more than it is worth.Nero Wolfe, in Rex Stout's novel Too Many Cooks (1938), chapter 10
Football combines two of the worst things in American life. It is violence punctuated by committee meetings.George Will
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