“Violence is the last refuge of the incompetent.”

— Isaac Asimov, Foundation, Share via Whatsapp

“Politics is cheap if you use it wisely.”

— Saminu Kanti, Share via Whatsapp

“Editing. It’s like dieting; except a lot more violent.”

— Leya Delray, Share via Whatsapp

“They were brutes, no doubt, but brutes who could not read, and who were dying of hunger.”

— Émile Zola, Germinal, Share via Whatsapp

“How much violence, Marshal, do you think a man can carry before it breaks him?”

— Dennis Lehane, Shutter Island, Share via Whatsapp

“In the future, violence would clearly become a valuable form of social cement.”

— J.G. Ballard, Share via Whatsapp

“Social justice cannot be attained by violence. Violence kills what it intends to create.”

— Pope John Paul II, Share via Whatsapp

“Why fight to the death when we can love eachother to death?”

— Sigurd Bache Hungnes, Share via Whatsapp

“Here was the love and violence in the hearts of men, all for their women”

— Hugh Howey, Shift, Share via Whatsapp

“Everyone who is not happy must be shot.”

— John le Carré, The Little Drummer Girl, Share via Whatsapp

“People sleep peaceably in their beds at night only because rough men stand ready to do violence on their behalf.”

— George Orwell, Share via Whatsapp

“Those who get in the way of love s path will be kicked by horses. ~Kyoya”

— Bisco Hatori, Ouran High School Host Club, Vol. 17, Share via Whatsapp

“Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable. [Remarks on the first anniversary of the Alliance for Progress, 13 March 1962]”

— John F. Kennedy, Share via Whatsapp

“If somebody says I love you to me, I feel as though I had a pistol pointed at my head. What can anybody reply under such conditions but that which the pistol holder requires? I love you, too .”

— Kurt Vonnegut, Wampeters, Foma and Granfalloons, Share via Whatsapp

“Physical love is unthinkable without violence.”

— Milan Kundera, The Unbearable Lightness of Being, Share via Whatsapp

“Poverty is the worst form of violence.”

— Mahatma Gandhi, Share via Whatsapp

“In it s purest form, an act of retribution provides symmetry. The rendering payment of crimes against the innocent. But a danger on retaliation lies on the furthering cycle of violence. Still, it s a risk that must be met; and the greater offense is to allow the guilty go unpunished.”

— Emily Thorne, Share via Whatsapp