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Letter "V" » violence
«Governments should not possess instruments of coercion and violence denied to their citizens.»
«I don't even call it violence when it's in self defense; I call it intelligence»
«Children will watch anything, and when a broadcaster uses crime and violence and other shoddy devices to monopolize a child's attention, it's worse than taking candy from a baby. It is taking precious time from the process of growing up.»
Author: Newton N. Minow
, Candy From a
, The Process
«If a man is pictured chopping off a woman's breast, it only gets a R rating, but if, God forbid, a man is pictured kissing a woman's breast, it gets an X rating. Why is violence more acceptable than tenderness?»
Author: Sally Struthers
, chop off
«Government is an association of men who do violence to the rest of us.»
«Intolerance is itself a form of violence and an obstacle to the growth of a true democratic spirit.»
«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.»
«An unjust law is itself a species of violence. Arrest for its breach is more so.»
«If we accept that a mother can kill even her own child, how can we tell other people to not kill each other? Any country that accepts abortion is not teaching its people to love, but to use any violence to get what they want.»
«It often happens that the real tragedies of life occur in such an inartistic manner that they hurt us by their crude violence, their absolute incoherence, their absurd want of meaning, their entire lack of style.»
Author: Oscar Wilde
, in style
, My Style