Quotes: aggression

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  • Martin Luther King
    Martin Luther King
    American preacher 1929-1968
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    Man must evolve for all human conflict a method which rejects revenge, aggression and retaliation. the foundation of such a method is love.
  • Carol Gilligan
    Carol Gilligan
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    ... while men represent powerful activity as assertion and aggression, women in contrast portray acts of nurturance as acts of strength.
  • Lewis H. Lapham
    Lewis H. Lapham
    American essayist and editor 1935-
    Lewis H. Lapham
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    A society that presumes a norm of violence and celebrates aggression, whether in the subway, on the football field, or in the conduct of its business, cannot help making celebrities of the people who would destroy it.
  • Benjamin Tucker
    Benjamin Tucker
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    But which is the State's essential function, aggression or defence, few seem to know or care.
  • Sigmund Freud
    Sigmund Freud
    Austrian psychiatrist 1856-1939
    Sigmund Freud
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    By abolishing private property one takes away the human love of aggression.
  • Camille Paglia
    Camille Paglia
    American academic and social critic 1947-
    Camille Paglia
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    Cinema is the culmination of the obsessive, mechanistic male drive in western culture. The movie projector is an Apollonian straight-shooter, demonstrating the link between aggression and art. Every pictorial framing is a ritual limitation, a barred precinct.
  • Ronald Reagan
    Ronald Reagan
    American politician and actor 1911-2004
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    History teaches that wars begin when governments believe the price of aggression is cheap.
    Source: Speech, 16 jan. 1984
  • Bell Hooks
    Bell Hooks
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    In general, the mass media tell us that black people are not loving, that our lives are so fraught with violence and aggression that we have no time to love.
  • Carol Gilligan
    Carol Gilligan
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    In the different voice of women lies the truth of an ethic of care, the tie between relationship and responsibility, and the origins of aggression in the failure of connection.
  • Sigmund Freud
    Sigmund Freud
    Austrian psychiatrist 1856-1939
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    It is always possible to bind together a considerable number of people in love, so long as there are other people left over to receive the manifestations of their aggression.
  • Martin Luther King
    Martin Luther King
    American preacher 1929-1968
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    Mankind must evolve for all human conflict a method which rejects revenge, aggression, and retaliation. The foundation of such a method is love.
  • Bette Davis
    Bette Davis
    American Actress, Producer 1908-1989
    Bette Davis
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    My passions were all gathered together like fingers that made a fist. Drive is considered aggression today; I knew it then as purpose.
  • John Foster Dulles
    John Foster Dulles
    American diplomat 1888-1959
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    Our capacity to retaliate must be, and is, massive in order to deter all forms of aggression.
  • Brent Scowcroft
    Brent Scowcroft
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    Saddam is a familiar dictatorial aggressor, with traditional goals for his aggression.
  • Barbara Olson
    Barbara Olson
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    Since the end of the Cold War, Soviet aggression had been replaced by a number of particularly venomous threats, from Timothy McVeigh to Osama bin Laden.
    Source: The Final Days: The Last, Desperate Abuses of Power by the Clinton White House
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