Oppressive violence and hatred may, ultimately, turn sheep into wolves.
India has a consistent and well-known position on terrorism. We oppose all acts of terrorism, wherever they occur. We have repeatedly said that no cause can justify violence and destruction, particularly aimed at civilians.
What a man is contributes much more to his happiness than what he has or how he is regarded by others.
Violence as a way of gaining power… is being camouflaged under the guise of tradition, national honor, and national security.
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.
The impulse to cruelty is, in many people, almost as violent as the impulse to sexual love – almost as violent and much more mischievous.
The very first essential for success is a perpetually constant and regular employment of violence.
The role of the intellectual cannot be to excuse the violence of one side and condemn that of the other.
We sleep soundly in our beds because rough men stand ready in the night to visit violence on those who would do us harm.
Victory attained by violence is tantamount to a defeat, for it is momentary.
How could man rejoice in victory and delight in the slaughter of men?