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Violence among young people is an aspect of their desire to create. They don't know how to use their energy creatively so they do the opposite and destroy.
– Anthony Burgess
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Violence commands both literature and life, and violence is always crude and distorted.
– Ellen Glasgow
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Violence does, in truth, recoil upon the violent, and the schemer falls into the pit which he digs for another.
– Arthur Conan Doyle
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Violence is the diplomacy of the incompetent.
– Isaac Asimov, Prelude to Foundation, said by Hari Seldon
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Violence is the last refuge of the incompetent.
– Isaac Asimov
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Violence is the tool of the barbarian; aggression is the method of the primitive; bloodshed is the way of the savage; cruelty is the manner of the brutish! To be called as a ‘civilised,’ man must be peaceable!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
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Violence is the way stupid people try to level the playing field.
– John Gregory Dunne, Nothing Lost
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Violence is unnecessary and costly. Peace is the only way.
– Julius K. Nyerere
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Violence or the threat of violence must never be permitted to influence the actions or judgments of the university community. Once it does, the community, almost by definition, ceases to be a university. It is for this reason that from time immemorial expulsion has been the primary instrument of university discipline.
– Richard Milhous Nixon
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Violence, naked force, has settled more issues in history than any other factor, and the contrary opinion is wishfull thinking at its worst. Breeds that forget this basic truth have always paid for it with their lives and freedoms.
– Robert A. Heinlein, Starship Troopers chapter 4
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Vipassana meditation is not just seeing the things inside. It is also seeing the seer.
– Amit Ray
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viral aesthetics and guerrilla marketing
– Vandal Arts
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Virginity is in the lies of the beholder.
– The Clown Prince of Darkness
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Virginity is now a mere preamble or waiting room to be got out of as soon as possible; it is without significance. Old age is similarly a waiting room, where you go after life's over and wait for cancer or a stroke. The years before and after the menstrual years are vestigial: the only meaningful condition left to women is that of fruitfulness.
– Ursula K. Le Guin
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Virtual Reality is like mainlining television.
– William Gibson
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Virtue alone has majesty in death.
– Edward Young
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Virtue and genuine graces in themselves speak what no words can utter.
– William Shakespeare
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Virtue beameth from a generous spirit as light from the moon, or as brilliancy from Jupiter.
– Nizami
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Virtue can only flourish among equals.
– Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
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Virtue cannot separate itself from reality without becoming a principle of evil.
– Albert Camus
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Virtue consists, not in abstaining from vice, but in not desiring it.
– George Bernard Shaw
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Virtue craves a steep and thorny path.
– Michel de Montaigne
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Virtue does not always demand a heavy sacrifice only the willingness to make it when necessary.
– Frederick Sherwood Dunn
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Virtue does not come from wealth, but. . . wealth, and every other good thing which men have. . . comes from virtue.
– Socrates
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Virtue extends our days he live two lives who relives his past with pleasure.
– Marcus Valerius Martialis
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