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Violent crime rates fell steadily from 1993 to 2002,
by Alan Mollohan

Violent crime rates fell steadily from 1993 to 2002,
and this nearly coincides with the establishment of
the community policing program known as the COPS program
under the Clinton administration.
- Alan Mollohan

If we are to fulfill the promise of this great Nation
that everybody in our society has equal access to the law,
obviously having the resources to have access to the
law is extremely important.
- Alan Mollohan

Great spirits have always encountered
violent opposition from mediocre minds.
- Albert Einstein

Inflation is as violent as a mugger,
as frightening as an armed robber and as deadly as a hit man.
- Ronald Reagan

 

There's sometimes a weird benefit to having an alcoholic,
violent father.
He really motivated me in that I never wanted to be anything like him.
- Dean Koontz

Tennis is a perfect combination of violent action taking
place in an atmosphere of total tranquillity.
- Billie Jean King

A weak man is just by accident.
A strong but non-violent man is unjust by accident.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

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Most people don't like to talk about violent historical death.
- Sarah Vowell

Every single person in jail for a violent crime had a nightmare childhood.
- Rob Reiner

The modern artist must live by craft and violence.
His gods are violent gods.
Those artists, so called, whose work does not show this strife,
are uninteresting.
- Ezra Pound

Be regular and orderly in your life,
that you may be violent and original in your work.
- Clive Barker

Growing up in a violent home is a terrifying and traumatic
experience that can affect every aspect of a child's life,
growth, and development.
- Lucille Roybal-Allard

I enjoy total creative control right now.
Nobody tells me to make it longer, shorter,
better, sexier, more violent, whatever.
- Ken Burns

We must recognize the chief characteristic of the modern era -
a permanent state of what I call violent peace.
- James D. Watkins

I believe that Gandhi was correct.
Non-violent civil disobedience is the only way to bring
about change that allows people to enjoy the change
and not get killed in the process.
- Edward James Olmos

Poverty does not make people terrorists,
but terrorists can exploit the frustration it creates
and use it as a breeding-ground for violent ideas.
- Anna Lindh

Those who make peaceful revolution impossible
will make violent revolution inevitable.
- John F. Kennedy

We decry violence all the time in this country,
but look at our history.
We were born in a violent revolution,
and we've been in wars ever since.
We're not a pacific people.
- James Lee Burke

Everything that's realistic has some sort of ugliness in it.
Even a flower is ugly when it wilts,
a bird when it seeks its prey,
the ocean when it becomes violent.
- Sharon Tate

The dimensions of my feelings are too violent.
- Klaus Kinski

The violent radicals do not legitimately represent
the overwhelming majority of the world's Muslims.
- Gijs de Vries

I would, without any hesitation, shoot a violent criminal again.
- Bernhard Goetz

It's up to each person's parents whether they think
it's too frightening or too violent,
how much their kids can handle, what they want to teach them,
what they want to show them.
- Gina Philips

A crash really occurs when you suddenly have a violent
downturn in the market that then heralds a long bull market.
- Ron Chernow

I don't like poetry that just slaps violent words on a canvas,
as it were.
- Anne Stevenson

I want to be optimistic because I don't think man is intrinsically violent.
- Bruce Kent

Through my mind, is just the horror of these people.
I had been held by them, I knew how violent they were.
- Patty Hearst

To resort to power one need not be violent,
and to speak to conscience one need not be meek.
The most effective action both resorts to power and engages conscience.
- Barbara Deming

The more violent the body contact of the sports you watch,
the lower the class.
- Paul Fussell

Capitalism tries for a delicate balance:
It attempts to work things out so that
everyone gets just enough stuff to keep them from
getting violent and trying to take other people's stuff.
- George Carlin

In the last 10 years, in narcotics task forces,
in a number of violent crime task forces,
we've worked very closely together with state and local law enforcement.
- Robert Mueller

I'm not a violent person.
- Manute Bol

God gave us intestines for a reason.
I'm not keen on surgery.
It's too extreme.
All it took was one of those plastic surgery shows
to see how violent it is.
- Kirstie Alley

There's a lot of rage...
you have to express it somehow.
If I didn't express it in song, I'd become incredibly violent.
- Siobhan Fahey

We're not nearly as violent as the westerns.
- Moe Howard

I'm not a violent person and I don't hit people.
- Shannen Doherty

But, I don't know, the violence, I can't even talk about.
We don't do a lot of violent shows.
When I started in television, breaking a pencil was a violent act.
- Aaron Spelling

Peace Corps helps promote global acceptance of the
principles of international peace and non-violent co-existence
among people of diverse cultures and systems of government.
- Sam Farr

The stones tear like flesh, rather than breaking.
Although what happens is violent, it is a violence that is in stone.
A tear is more unnerving than a break.
- Andy Goldsworthy

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

If the impulse to daring and bravery is too fierce and violent,
stay it with guidance and instruction.
- Xun Zi

What opera isn't violent? Two things happen,
violence and love.
And other than that, name something else.
You can't.
- Cab Calloway

If anything I consider myself non-violent,
I'm from the hippy era, peace, love,
groovy.
- Rick James

I used to get some flack from my agents because I wouldn't
even audition for parts where the hero uses violent force to be a hero.
- Mackenzie Astin

The trade of authorship is a violent,
and indestructible obsession.
- George Sand

I believe that truth has only one face:
that of a violent contradiction.
- Georges Bataille

Violence does, in truth, recoil upon the violent,
and the schemer falls into the pit which he digs for another.
- Arthur Conan Doyle

This is an era of violent peace.
- James D. Watkins

I believe there are more instances of the abridgement
of freedom of the people by gradual and silent encroachments
by those in power than by violent and sudden usurpations.
- James Madison

In violent streets and broken homes,
the cry of anguished souls is not for more laws but
for more conscience and character.
- Cal Thomas

A State infinitely worse than that which the most inflamed Zealot,
the most violent Republican or Enthusiast even pretended
to dread before the Rebellion commenced.
- Charles Inglis

You can say battle or war or whatever,
but in the end, it's music.
It's not really violent in intent at all,
it's really just about expression and celebrating that in itself.
- Eric San

Physiologically less violent and psychologically more
suitable to a concrete type of mind.
- Muhammad Iqbal

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.
- Alfred Adler

If left unchecked, global change will create violent conflict,
torrential storms, shrinking coastlines,
and irreversible catastrophe.
- Valerie Jarrett

Justice is always violent to the party offending,
for every man is innocent in his own eyes.
- Daniel Defoe

I'm really schizophrenic about that,
because on the one hand I would say,
yes there is, there's something inherently,
even violent about it, it's wild and raw and all this.
- Lester Bangs

No violent extreme endures.
- Thomas Carlyle

The effect of violent dislike between groups has always
created an indifference to the welfare and honor of the state.
- Thomas B. Macaulay

If I die a violent death, as some fear and a few are plotting,
I know that the violence will be in the thought and
the action of the assassins,
not in my dying.
- Indira Gandhi

Rosa Parks' courage, determination, and tenacity continue
to be an inspiration to all those committed to non-violent
protest and change nearly half a century later.
- Bob Filner

Violence is the first refuge of the violent.
- Aaron Allston

Violent passions are formed in solitude.
In the busy world no object has time to make a deep impression.
- Henry Home

In economic panics throughout history,
the wiping out of the savings accounts of lower earners
and the middle class has often led to social revolution,
sometimes violent upheavals.
- Nick Clooney

To lose a son under those circumstances -
a violent death like my son went through,
it just puts a burden on your heart.
- Brian Jones

Remorse is a violent dyspepsia of the mind.
- Ogden Nash

I'm nihilistic, antagonistic, violent,
horrible - but not obliterated, yet.
I just refuse to be beaten down.
I think it's stubborness that keeps me going.
- Lydia Lunch

Rambo isn't violent.
I see Rambo as a philanthropist.
- Sylvester Stallone

Now people want what the movie was about,
which is violent comedy.
And that's really what The Aristocrats is based on -
what will a family do out of desperation.
- Bob Saget

I believe that the high rates of property crime (and
some of the increase in violent crime) are part of
the price you pay for freedom.
- James Q. Wilson

Anything that is non-violent is OK with me.
- Jasmine Guy


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