“Fighting means you could lose. Bullying means you can't. A bully wants to beat somebody; he doesn't want to fight somebody."
"If you have to lie, cheat, steal, obstruct and bully to get your point across, it must not be a point capable of surviving its own merits."
"Bullying builds character like nuclear waste creates superheroes. It's a rare occurence and often does much more damage than endowment."
-Zack W. Van
"Simlpe peck-order bullying is only the beginning of the kind of hierarchical behavior that can lead to racism, sexism, ethnocentrism, classism, and all the other 'isms' that cause so much suffering in the world."
-Octavia E. Butler
Mark T Smith
"All empires, by definition, are bumbling, shambolic, bullying, bureaucratic affairs, as certain of the rightness of their cause in infancy as they are corrupted by power in their dotage."
- Felix Dennis
"Often I think bullying - especially in it's adult, verbal forms - is the sort of thing you don't realize till the end of the day, and it's a horrible feeling to realize something wasn't just a bland statement, but was actually cruel. But then we're all capable of things that are breathtakingly cruel."
- Liane Moriarty
"But, actually, it is only Americans who say that our freedoms and prosperity are the reason foreigners hate us. If you ask the foreigners, they make it clear that it's America's bullying foreign policy they detest."
- Harry Browne
"When you have police officers who abuse citizens, you erode public confidence in law enforcement. That makes the job of good police officers unsafe."
-Mary Frances Berry
"...Fine-tuning adult bullying is different. When a bully is an adult, it's a whole different set of colors. "
"The Soviet Union was, at its slender best of times, a tyranny, and during the long reign of Joseph Stalin a mechanism for killing people distinguished from the "Hitlerzeit" only by motive."
"Those in powerless positions aren't about to complain about bullying bosses, abusive supervisors or corrupt coworkers. There is no safe way to do so and no process that promises redress."
"It doesn't matter if the cat is black or white, as long as it catches mice."
"A lot of people are afraid to tell the truth, to say no. That's where toughness comes into play. Toughness is not being a bully. It's having a backbone."
"He kills our people, arrests people who are against his administration. He produces drugs. It's a national industry. He kidnaps other people from South Korea, or other democratic countries. He is doing all sorts of bad things, like the devil. Do not trust him, never, ever."
- Kim Duk Hong, North Korean Defector
"It is beyond dispute that Saddam Hussein is a menace."
"I realize that bullying never has to do with you. It's the bully who's insecure."
" This man thinks that you can't criticise your government. This man thinks that if you sing and dance in an inappropriate way you get two years in prison!"
- Pussy Riot - Vladimir Putin Message
"Terrorism is psychological warfare. Terrorists try to manipulate us and change our behavior by creating fear, uncertainty, and division in society."
- Patrick J. Kennedy
"The psychology of brutality was worse than the beatings."
"Life is a fight, but not everyone's a fighter. Otherwise, bullies would be an endangered species."