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"I have a mind to join a club and beat you over the head with it."  (Groucho Marx)

"I like a man who grins when he fights."  (Sir Winston Churchill, 1874-1965)

"If hooking a car battery up to a monkey's brain will help find the cure for AIDS and save somebody's life, I have two things to say .... the red is positive and the black is negative."  (Nick Dipaolo)

"If natural energy and impulses are too severely suppressed for too long, they become violent. It's natural for something that's been held under pressure to become violent in its release. A person who is too severely suppressed experiences so much pleasure in those violent releases ... they're probably rare and brief. So, he becomes infatuated with violence."  (James Douglas Morrison, lead singer of The Doors)

"In some cases non-violence requires more militancy than violence."  (Cesar Chavez)

"Nothing good ever comes of violence."  (Martin Luther)

"The man who strikes first admits that his ideas have given out."  (Chinese Proverb)

"There will one day spring from the brain of science a machine or force so fearful in its potentialities, so absolutely terrifying, that even man, the fighter, who will dare torture and death in order to inflict torture and death, will be appalled, and so abandon war forever."  (Thomas Alva Edison)

"Violence isn't always evil. What's evil is the infatuation with violence."  (James Douglas Morrison, lead singer of The Doors)

"We fear violence less than our own feelings. Personal, private, solitary pain is more terrifying than what anyone else can inflict."  (James Douglas Morrison, lead singer of The Doors)

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