violence

A Quote by Andrea Dworkin on freedom, justice, learning, men, struggle, support, understanding, violence, and women

Men who want to support women in our struggle for freedom and justice should understand that it is not terrifically important to us that they learn to cry; it is important to us that they stop the crimes of violence against us.

Andrea Dworkin (1946 -)

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A Quote by Ambrose Gwinett Bierce on insults, prudence, violence, war, and words

REPARTEE, n. Prudent insult in retort. Practiced by gentlemen with a constitutional aversion to violence, but a strong disposition to offend. In a war of words, the tactics of the North American Indian.

Ambrose Bierce (1842 - 1914)

Source: The Devil's Dictionary by Ambrose Bierce

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A Quote by Ambrose Gwinett Bierce on action, language, play, and violence

PANTOMIME, n. A play in which the story is told without violence to the language. The least disagreeable form of dramatic action.

Ambrose Bierce (1842 - 1914)

Source: The Devil's Dictionary by Ambrose Bierce

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A Quote by Ambrose Gwinett Bierce on age, babies, emotion, sentimentality, sex, and violence

BABE or BABY, n. A misshapen creature of no particular age, sex, or condition, chiefly remarkable for the violence of the sympathies and antipathies it excites in others, itself without sentiment or emotion.

Ambrose Bierce (1842 - 1914)

Source: The Devil's Dictionary by Ambrose Bierce

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A Quote by Alfred Adler on conquest, emotion, experience, feeling, inferiority, and violence

The greater the feeling of inferiority that has been experienced, the more powerful is the urge to conquest and the more violent the emotional agitation.

Alfred Adler (1870 - 1937)

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A Quote by Aldous Leonard Huxley on animals, attitude, catholicism, christianity, men, nature, and violence

Compared with that of Taoists and Far Eastern Buddhists, the Christian attitude toward Nature has been curiously insensitive and often downright domineering and violent. Taking their cue from an unfortunate remark in Genesis, Catholic moralists have regarded animals as mere things which men do right to regard for their own ends. . . .

Aldous Huxley (1894 - 1963)

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A Quote by Albert Einstein on feeling, ideas, losing, play, violence, and words

Although words exist for the most part for the transmission of ideas, there are some which produce such violent disturbance in our feelings that the role they play in the transmission of ideas is lost in the background.

Albert Einstein (1879 - 1955)

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A Quote by Albert Einstein on heroism, patriotism, and violence

This heroism at command, this senseless violence, this accursed bombast of patriotism. How intensely I despise them!

Albert Einstein (1879 - 1955)

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A Quote by Albert Einstein on achievement, peace, understanding, and violence

Peace cannot be achieved through violence, it can only be attained through understanding.

Albert Einstein (1879 - 1955)

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A Quote by Albert Einstein on courage, direction, genius, intelligence, opposites, and violence

Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius and a lot of courage to move in the opposite direction.

Albert Einstein (1879 - 1955)

Source: see Schumacher

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