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"We need to get serious about combating gang violence on Long Island, and the entire nation." - Tim Bishop

"A society that robs an individual of the product of his effort ... is not strictly speaking a society, but a mob held together by institutionalized gang violence." - Ayn Rand

"I grew up in Los Angeles when the racial tensions between blacks and Mexicans were very high. Gang violence was very prevalent." - Miguel

"Violence should not always beget more violence." - Gabrielle Zevin

"Violence always thrived on counter violence." - Mahatma Gandhi

"We must meet violence with violence." - Robert F. Williams

"Violence never settles anything." - Genghis Khan

"Violence never solves anything." - Genghis Khan

"Violence is never random." - Mary Summer Rain

"Violence is fun, man." - Quentin Tarantino

"I don't like violence." - Katey Sagal

"Preliminary research-most of it published outside the medical literature-indicates that a significant number of our patients have experienced some form of violence and abuse during their lifetime, including elder abuse, child abuse, gang-related violence, sexual abuse, and domestic violence." - David Schneider

"If we fail to provide boys with pro-social models of the transition to adulthood, they may construct their own. In some cases, gang initiation rituals, street racing, and random violence may be the result." - Leonard Sax

"I personally don't enjoy films that bring black people down. I find that a majority of the films that black people are starred in nowadays, are ones focused on gang violence or dancing." - Drake

"However, don't let these statistics mislead you, gang violence is not limited to California and or big urban areas - that might have been true a while ago but it is no longer the case today." - Bob Filner

"From a parent's right to know what their children are doing, to protecting citizens across the country from the growing threat of gang violence, the House Democrat leadership is simply out to lunch." - Virginia Foxx

"Gang violence in America is not a sudden problem. It has been a part of urban life for years, offering an aggressive definition and identity to those seeking a place to belong in the chaos of large metropolitan areas." - Dave Reichert

"Gang members have invariably grown up in broken, chaotic homes, often experiencing domestic violence; they have truanted from school and many have been formally excluded; and they live in neighbourhoods where worklessness, addiction and crime are rife." - Iain Duncan Smith

"You know in my own area of Waltham Forest, we've had many murders as a result of the gang violence and often innocent bystanders get caught up in it." - Iain Duncan Smith

"Violence against even one human being is violence against all." - Pope Benedict Xvi

"Violence will only increase the cycle of violence." - Dalai Lama

"Time does us violence; it is the only violence." - Simone Weil

"There's a difference between violence and senseless violence." - Dmx

"Violence is not more efficient than non-violence." - Andrew Young

"In some cases non-violence requires more militancy than violence." - Cesar Chavez

"Love is stronger than violence." - Hermann Hesse

"Violence begins where knowledge ends." - Abraham Lincoln

"Silence creates it's own violence." - Jeff Vandermeer

"Violence is not the way." - Martin Luther King, Jr.

"I believe humor nullifies violence." - John Wayne

"Technology and violence are interdependent." - Don Delillo

"Violence recoils on the violent." - Arthur Conan Doyle

"Gentleness succeeds better than violence." - Jean De La Fontaine

"Poverty is the greatest violence." - Mahatma Gandhi

"Violence begins with the fork." - Mahatma Gandhi

"Random violence is incredibly infectious" - Nicholas D Kristof

"All violence stems from fear" - Carlos Gershenson

"Violence is my last option." - Chuck Norris

"I don't support violence, period." - Edward James Olmos

"I do not like violence." - Abdurrahman Wahid

"Most screen violence is tedious." - Nick Cave

"Random violence is incredibly infectious." - Nicholas D Kristof

"I ain't never liked violence." - Sugar Ray Robinson

"Violence isn't really my thing." - Nick Nolte

"Returning violence for violence multiplies violence, adding deeper darkness to a night already devoid of stars..." - Martin Luther King, Jr.

"Returning violence for violence multiplies violence... Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that." - Martin Luther King, Jr.

"When asked about why the opposition members were arrested, Gayyoom replied Violence, Violence, Violence" - Maumoon Abdul Gayoom

"Increasingly gang violence and organized crime, together with climate change-driven natural disasters, are displacing more people as wars are fewer on the continent and political violence has decreased considerably, the NRC has decided to treat this as a humanitarian crisis." - Jan Egeland

"O, love, love, love! Love is like a dizziness; It winna let a poor body Gang about his biziness!" - James Hogg

"We Die Young is about gang violence. That was something that was happening in Seattle, something that kinda opened our eyes. It just seemed like things were getting out of hand. Incidents where kids were getting shot, and getting their tennis shoes ripped off their dead bodies. It just seems like these kids are dying at younger and younger ages and getting involved in gang activity." - Layne Staley

"The television screen is the lens through which most children learn about violence. Through the magnifying power of this lens, their everyday life becomes suffused by images of shootings, family violence, gang warfare, kidnappings, and everything else that contributes to violence in our society. It shapes their experiences long before they have had the opportunity to consent to such shaping or developed the ability to cope adequately with this knowledge." - Sissela Bok

"The question is no longer between violence and non-violence it is between non-violence and non-existence." - Martin Luther King, Jr.

"I never felt any attraction towards violence. I never tried to express myself through violence. Violence is a language." - Elie Wiesel

"You can never take the violence back." - Ozzy Osbourne

"Violence and war lead only to death..." - Pope Francis

"The germ of creation lies in violence." - Rudolfo Anaya

"Violence often brings about momentary results." - Martin Luther King, Jr.

"Violence is an expression of impotence." - Hannah Arendt

"The US condones violence in El Salvador." - Dan Quayle

"Violence is the weapon of the weak." - Ralph Abernathy

"Nothing enduring can be built on violence." - Mahatma Gandhi

"Education is a vaccine for violence." - Edward James Olmos

"Democracy and violence can ill go together." - Mahatma Gandhi

"Violence is the ultimate human degradation." - Ramsey Clark

"Frustration is the wet nurse of violence." - David Abrahamsen

"Violence is the instinctive response to fear." - Margaret Millar

"Education is a vacine for violence" - Edward James Olmos

"Law And Freedom without Violence (Anarchy) Law And Violence without Freedom (Despotism) Violence without Freedom And Law (Barbarism) Violence with Freedom And Law (Republic)" - Immanuel Kant

"Violence is the fear to other's ideals." - Mahatma Gandhi

"Violence represents the worst kind of conformism." - Mario Vargas Llosa

"If you see violence, condemn it." - Hillary Clinton

"Sex, action, special effects, and violence sell." - Pam Grier

"Violence is just where kindness is vain." - Pierre Corneille

"Poverty is the worst kind of violence." - Mahatma Gandhi

"[O]rganized violence punctuated by committee meetings." - George Will

"Violence is a form of cinematic entertainment." - Quentin Tarantino

"Poverty is the worst form of violence." - Mahatma Gandhi

"Non-violence is the article of faith." - Mahatma Gandhi

"Violence is man re-creating himself." - Frantz Fanon

"Nothing good ever comes of violence." - Martin Luther

"I don't initiate violence, I retaliate." - Chuck Norris

"Education is the vaccine for violence." - Edward James Olmos

"Education is a vacine for violence." - Edward James Olmos

"Physical love is unthinkable without violence." - Milan Kundera

"You can't change the system through violence." - Alex Cox

"Violence is a calm that disturbs you." - Jean Genet

"As a person, I'm anti-violence." - Josh Radnor

"Civilization and violence are antithetical concepts." - Martin Luther King, Jr.

"Violence is absolutely not our method." - Pope Shenouda Iii

"Middle class jobs prevent crime and violence." - Michael Moore

"Violence is a tool of the ignorant." - Flip Wilson

"Violence was almost an aphrodisiac for me." - Woody Harrelson

"The violence in the Bible is appalling." - Christopher Hitchens

"Violence is the repartee of the illiterate." - Alan Brien

"Whenever any American's life is taken by another American unnecessarily - whether it is done in the name of the law or in the defiance of the law, by one man or a gang, in cold blood or in passion, in an attack of violence or in response to violence - whenever we tear at the fabric of the life which another man has painfully and clumsily woven for himself and his children, the whole nation is degraded." - Robert Kennedy

"Although prison officials have long battled illegal cellphones, smartphones have changed the game. With Internet access, a prisoner can call up phone directories, maps and photographs for criminal purposes, corrections officials and prison security experts say. Gang violence and drug trafficking, they say, are increasingly being orchestrated online, allowing inmates to keep up criminal behavior even as they serve time." - Kim Severson

"The global phenomenon of poverty tourism - or 'poorism' - has become increasingly popular during the past few years. Tourists pay to be guided through the favelas of Brazil and the shantytowns of South Africa. The recently opened Los Angeles Gang Tour carries visitors through battle-scarred territories of urban violence and deprivation." - Leslie Jamison

"During my eleven years as a New York City public school teacher, I saw firsthand the impact that poverty has on the classroom. In low-income neighborhoods like Sunset Park, where I taught, students as young as five years old enter school affected by the stresses often created by poverty: domestic violence, drug abuse, gang activity." - Sal Albanese

"I had seen so many injustices done in the court by well-meaning people. I had lost fourteen clients to gang violence in only seven years. I was angry at a system I thought had failed my clients, and I was part of it." - Richard Helms

"Our age has need of violence," he writes. And he is violence." - Anais Nin

"Hate multiplies hate, violence multiplies violence, and toughness multiplies toughness in a descending spiral of destruction." - Martin Luther King, Jr.

"Abortion is violence; a deep, desperate violence inflicted by a woman upon, first of all, herself." - Adrienne Rich

"You can't answer violence with counter violence ... The answer is love. The best sabotage is love." - Athol Fugard

"It is organized violence on the top which creates individual violence at the bottom" - Emma Goldman

"I must remind you that starving a child is violence. Suppressing a culture is violence. Neglecting school children is violence. Punishing a mother and her family is violence. Discrimination against a working man is violence. Ghetto housing is violence. Ignoring medical need is violence. Contempt for poverty is violence." - Coretta Scott King

"Violence multiplies violence." - Martin Luther King, Jr.

"If I speak of Islamic violence, I must speak of Catholic violence." - Pope Francis

"And we have very little violence, very, very little violence at the rallies." - Donald Trump

"Mankind has to get out of violence only through non-violence." - Mahatma Gandhi

"Not violence, nor untruth but non-violence and Truth are the laws of our being." - Mahatma Gandhi

"For me popular violence is as much an obstruction in our path as the Government violence." - Mahatma Gandhi

"What is gained by violence must be lost before superior violence." - Mahatma Gandhi

"Civil disobedience does not admit of any violence or countenancing of violence directly or indirectly." - Mahatma Gandhi

"By using violence to subjugate one another we are using violence against our own souls." - Mahatma Gandhi

"There is nothing to be gained by being unnecessarily nasty. Violence begets violence." - Aung San Suu Kyi

"No violence, gentlemen - no violence, I beg of you! Consider the furniture!" - Arthur Conan Doyle

"I'm very disturbed by violence against women when it is violence." - Helen Garner

"Yes, violence begets more violence, but historically this has been the way of the world." - Meshell Ndegeocello

"Those who 'abjure' violence can do so only because others are committing violence on their behalf." - George Orwell

"Social justice cannot be attained by violence. Violence kills what it intends to create." - Pope John Paul Ii

"Violence commands both literature and life, and violence is always crude and distorted." - Ellen Glasgow

"Answer violence with violence. If one of us falls today, five of them must fall tomorrow." - Evita Peron

"Behind every person who's committed an unimaginable crime is an adult who committed unimaginable violence against them as a child. All of them, as if it was plotted that way. Violence begets violence, and that violence begets even more violence." - Gong Ji-young

"Behind every person who's committed an unimaginable crime is an adult who committed unimaginable violence against them as a child. All of them, as if it was plotted that way. Violence begets violence, and that violence begets even more violence." - Gong Ji-young

"At bottom, every state regards another as a gang of robbers who will fall upon it as soon as there is an opportunity." - Arthur Schopenhauer

"Critics are eunuchs at a gang bang." - George Burns

"I was raised inside the gang culture." - Kendrick Lamar

"The Gang That Couldn't Shoot Straight." - Jimmy Breslin

"A solution to stop gang banging: SNOW!!" - Eazy-E

"Liquor prohibition led to the rise of organized crime in America, and drug prohibition has led to the rise of the gang problems we have now." - Drew Carey

"Rich Gang is a rich look." - Birdman

"We must realize that violence is not confined to physical violence. Fear is violence, caste discrimination is violence, exploitation of others, however subtle, is violence, segregation is violence, thinking ill of others and condemning others are violence. In order to reduce individual acts of physical violence, we must work to eliminate violence at all levels, mental, verbal, personal, and social, including violence to animals, plants, and all other forms of life." - Satish Kumar

"These new bands sound like Gang of Four - if Gang of Four sucked." - Carrie Brownstein

"These new bands sound like Gang of Four - if Gang of Four sucked." - Carrie Brownstein

"The State practices "violence," the individual must not do so. The state's behavior is violence, and it calls its violence "law"; that of the individual, "crime"." - Max Stirner

"May the God of peace arouse in all an authentic desire for dialogue and reconciliation. Violence cannot be overcome with violence. Violence is overcome with peace." - Pope Francis

"There's just so much lazy violence directed at women. But beyond that, lazy violence directed at humans generally. Just lazy violence." - Karyn Kusama

"Really, I wanted to make a movie [Valley Of Violence] about: How does violence affect people? This is a take from me on how violence affects people." - Ti West

"The power which establishes a state is violence; the power which maintains it is violence; the power which eventually overthrows it is violence." - Kenneth Kaunda

"I've been on the wrong end of violence, and I've done violence myself... I refuse to glorify violence in my movie and television roles." - James Garner

"The God of peace is never glorified by human violence." - Thomas Merton

"Clarity moves much more efficiently than violence or stress." - Byron Katie

"The most Heterogeneous ideas are yoked by violence together." - Samuel Johnson

"If you want peace, you won't get it with violence." - John Lennon

"Violence stops thought. Hence its popularity as a pain-killer." - Mason Cooley

"Power call achieve more by gentle means than by violence." - Claudius Claudianus

"We are effectively destroying ourselves by violence masquerading as love." - Ronald David Laing

"I'm not up for violence, just for fun." - Chloe Moretz

"Cruelty to animals can become violence to humans." - Ali Macgraw

"The blade itself incites to deeds of violence." - Homer



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