So, at the age of nine, I became a monk, and from then on I was there practicing that kind of nonviolence.
I have always believed in dialogue and in nonviolence, and if you look at my background you will see that it has always been my policy to talk to everyone.
Hurt a fly He would not for the world he's pitiful to flies even. ''Sing,'' says he, ''and tease me still, if that's your way, poor insect.''
Nonviolence, equanimity, contentment, austerity, charity, fame, and ill fame all these diverse qualities in human beings arise from Me alone.
She developed the King Center in Atlanta, and she made it possible for his message, particularly his emphasis on nonviolence which many people sort of have let slip -- she helped keep that alive.
I have been true to the principles of nonviolence, developing a stronger and stronger aversion to the ideologies of both the far right and the far left and a deeper sense of rage and sorrow over the suffering they continue to produce all over the wor
The evil the enemy may do never expresses all that he is. Nonviolence is a wager-- not so much on the goodness of humanity-- as on its infinite complexity.
Our purpose in organizing this march is to support and demand guarantees for freedom of expression and nonviolence in society.
Nonviolence is not a garment to be put on and off at will. Its seat is in the heart, and it must be an inseparable part of our being.
Nonviolence is fine as long as it works.
During the movement, they called them citizenship education programs. People were actually taught the skills of nonviolence.
Nonviolence is a powerful and just weapon. which cuts without wounding and ennobles the man who wields it. It is a sword that heals.
Nonviolence is a weapon of the strong
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.
We who engage in nonviolent direct action are not the creators of tension. We merely bring to the surface the hidden tension that is already alive.
I still believe that one day mankind will bow before the altars of God and be crowned triumphant over war and bloodshed, and nonviolent redemptive goodwill will proclaim the rule of the land.
Nonviolence is a powerful and just weapon ... which cuts without wounding and ennobles the man who wields it. It is a sword that heals.
It is better to be violent, if there is violence in our hearts, than to put on the cloak of nonviolence to cover impotence.
I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary the evil it does is permanent.
Non-violence is the first article of my faith. It is also the last article of my creed.
Non-violence leads to the highest ethics, which is the goal of all evolution. Until we stop harming all other living beings, we are still savages.
In some cases non violence requires more militancy than violence.
NON-COMBATANT, n. A dead Quaker.