Don’t stand back with your arms folded; step forward… There is hope and light to resist injustice and promote peace without violence.
Disarm, disarm. The sword of murder is not the balance of justice. Blood does not wipe out dishonor, nor violence indicate possession.
Perseverance is more prevailing than violence; and many things which cannot be overcome when they are together, yield themselves up when taken little by little.
We always knew when we took on the issue of violence against women that somehow our opposition would come after us.
As a human rights issue, the effort to end violence against women becomes a government’s obligation, not just a good idea.
The more you focus on sex without love, and drugs and violence, lifestyle of intimidation and recycling, the less energy you spend on opening up the big tent.
I am much more open about categories of gender, and my feminism has been about women’s safety from violence, increased literacy, decreased poverty and more equality.
See how fortune deludes us, and that which we put carefully into her hands, she either breaks or lets it fall from her hands, or causes it to be removed by the violence of another, or suffocates and poisons, or taints with suspicion, fear and jealousy to the great hurt and ruin of the possessor.
Intolerance is itself a form of violence and an obstacle to the growth of a true democratic spirit.
Deliberate violence is more to be quenched than a fire.