Nonviolence Quotes

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This is the unusual thing about nonviolence -- nobody is defeated, everybody shares in the victory.
Martin Luther King Jr.

At the center of non-violence stands the principle of love
Martin Luther King Jr.

I cannot teach you violence, as I do not myself believe in it. I can only teach you not to bow your heads before any one even at the cost of your life.
Mahatma Gandhi
Non Violence Quotes
Non Violence Quotes

Say what you want but you NEVER say it with violence!
Gerard Way

Nonviolence is a flop. The only bigger flop is violence.
Joan Baez

That's all nonviolence is - organized love.
Joan Baez

Violence is not only impractical but immoral.
Martin Luther King Jr.

In some cases nonviolence requires more militancy than violence.
Cesar Chavez

Nonviolence means avoiding not only external physical violence but also internal violence of spirit. You not only refuse to shoot a man, but you refuse to hate him.
Martin Luther King, Jr.

It is better to be violent, if there is violence in our hearts, than to put on the cloak of nonviolence to cover impotence.
Mahatma Gandhi

Nonviolence is a weapon of the strong.
Mahatma Gandhi

There are many causes I would die for. There is not a single cause I would kill for.
Mahatma Gandhi

Nonviolence is a powerful and just weapon. which cuts without wounding and ennobles the man who wields it. It is a sword that heals.
Martin Luther King, Jr.

In violence we forget who we are.
Mary McCarthy

If you remembered somebody was as real as yourself, how could you kill anybody?
Sena Jeter Naslund

Nonviolence is fine as long as it works.
Malcolm X

Please be peaceful. We believe in law and order. We are not advocating violence, I want you to love your enemies... for what we are doing is right, what we are doing is just -- and God is with us.
Martin Luther King Jr.

Nonviolence is the first article of my faith. It is also the last article of my creed.
Mahatma Gandhi

It is clear that the way to heal society of its violence... and lack of love is to replace the pyramid of domination with the circle of equality and respect.

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.
E.F. Schumacher

Non-violence is not inaction. It is not discussion. It is not for the timid or weak... Non-violence is hard work.
César Chávez

I would not look upon anger as something foreign to me that I have to fight... I have to deal with my anger with care, with love, with tenderness, with nonviolence.
Thich Nhat Hanh

An eye for an eye will only make the whole world blind.
Mahatma Gandhi

In nonviolence you must go full steam ahead, if you want the good to come speedily you must go about it with vigor.
Vinoba Bhave
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