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Life is nothing but a competition to be the criminal rather than the victim. - Bertrand Russell


Self-pity is easily the most destructive of the non-pharmaceutical narcotics; it is addictive, gives momentary pleasure and separates the victim from reality. - John W. Gardner


I swore never to be silent whenever and wherever human beings endure suffering and humiliation. We must always take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented. - Elie Wiesel


Victims suggest innocence. And innocence, by the inexorable logic that governs all relational terms, suggests guilt. - Susan Sontag


It takes two to make a murder. There are born victims, born to have their throats cut, as the cut-throats are born to be hanged. - Aldous Huxley


Force is as pitiless to the man who possesses it, or thinks he does, as it is to its victims; the second it crushes, the first it intoxicates. The truth is, nobody really possesses it. - Simone Weil


A government is the most dangerous threat to man's rights: it holds a legal monopoly on the use of physical force against legally disarmed victims. - Ayn Rand


Act, if you like, but you do it at your peril. Men's actions are too strong for them. Show me a man who has acted and who has not been the victim and slave of his action. - Ralph Waldo Emerson


Men who do not make advances to women are apt to become victims to women who make advances to them. - Walter Bagehot