victim Quotes

We do not have to be victims of circumstance.
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— Kweisi Mfume
Women are the victims of war... as widows they've faced the trauma of being single parents and livelihoods of families are affected. A lot of gender-related problems come up in terms of health, education, domestic violence, etc.
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— Kumari Jayawardena
I don't see black people as victims even though we are exploited. Victims are flat, one- dimensional characters, someone rolled over by a steamroller so you have a cardboard person. We are far more resilient and more rounded than that. I will go on showing there's more to us than our being victimized. Victims are dead.
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— Kristin Hunter
The only thing I consciously avoid is playing the victim. I think women are portrayed as the victim in so many things, and I really like women with strength - although I feel now I may have gone overboard by playing so many strong, sassy women.
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— Kristen Bell
Letting go does not mean pushing away or negating thoughts or feelings that come to us - but instead being with the feeling. We start to feel that we are no longer victims of the stuff that happens to us. There is something we can do about it... if we just take a look at it.
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— Krishna Das
This is a day on which we pay our respects to those who have endured the unimaginable. This is an occasion for the world to speak up against the unspeakable. It is long overdue that a day be dedicated to remembering and supporting the many victims and survivors of torture around the world.
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— Kofi Annan
Jewish people have been victims of anti-Semitism in many parts of the world, and in Europe they were the target of the Holocaust, the ultimate abomination. Yet, we cannot expect Palestinians to accept this as a reason why the wrongs done to them
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— Kofi Annan
I am really fascinated by self-sabotage. I think that there's not a person I know who doesn't fall victim to it. It's essential to the human condition, and relatable.
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— Kit Williamson
Typically, [a victim of sexual assault] go home, take a shower, call their best friend, and evidence is lost. They say, "I can handle it." And they let time pass. And then, either the guy starts harassing them again or they see him do it to somebody else. Having that power on the first day is so important.
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— Kirsten Gillibrand
I believe that there's no improvement if you have an inferiority complex and victim mentality.
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— Kim Nam-joon
I try to make films where the audience forgets the filmmaking and gets engrossed in the story as it unfolds. I don't want them to ever feel bored, or that they're being told what to think, or to feel depressed. I don't like films about victims - I want to celebrate brave survivors like Brenda and the wonderful women in the film.
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— Kim Longinotto
One main problem with raising awareness of LGBT abuse is the denial. The term "domestic violence" is perceived as something akin to alcoholism, ("I don't sit on a park bench drinking") and people do not see that they are perpetrating or are a victim of DV because they have a set idea about what it is.
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— Kim Kardashian
When I got out of my Twenties I stopped playing women that were victims. I like playing women who are strong and have a piece of mind.
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— Kim Cattrall
My focus on 9/11 was on the victims - in the towers, in the planes - and all that loss.
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— Kiefer Sutherland
Persecution cannot harm him who stands by Truth. Did not Socrates fall proudly a victim in body? Was not Paul stoned for the sake of the Truth? It is our inner selves that hurt us when we disobey it, and it kills us when we betray it.
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— Khalil Gibran
You are persecuted and despised. It were better that a person should be the oppressed than that he should be the oppressor; and fitter that he should be a victim to the frailty of human instincts than that he should be powerful and crush the flowers of life and disfigure the beauties of feeling with his desire.
tags: beauty desires people human powerful flowers instinct victim
— Khalil Gibran
I don't reverberate to victimhood, probably because of my own life. I refused to become a victim myself, so it's not one of my big stories.
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— Kevin Starr
We're all victims of our own hubris at times.
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— Kevin Spacey
I understand that it's incredibly difficult to watch what's happening on the news every day and not become inured to it. I've fallen victim to that myself, wanting to look away.
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— Kevin Powers
The hacker mindset doesn't actually see what happens on the other side, to the victim.
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— Kevin Mitnick
I just let the work speak for itself. An actor is not afraid to take risks; to put on different hats; to be a good guy, a bad guy, a victim, an abuser. There are all kinds of people in the world, and playing them is what acting is all about.
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— Kevin Bacon
It is the cruelest of all ironies that moderns imagine themselves to be (abstractly understood) "individuals," because in actuality moderns are "types," abstracted and self-abstractive victims of a process of stereotyping that afflicts even would-be rebels and anarchists.
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— Kenny Smith
I believe the best service to the child is the service closest to the child, and children who are victims of neglect, abuse, or abandonment must not also be victims of bureaucracy. They deserve our devoted attention, not our divided attention.
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— Kenny Guinn
The dark ghettos are social, political, educational and-above all-economic colonies. Their inhabitants are subject peoples, victims of the greed, cruelty, insensitivity, guilt, and fear of their masters.
tags: fear master dark guilt greed cruelty political educational victim
— Kenneth Clark
I look at myself as a product of my choices, not a victim of my circumstances.
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— Kellyanne Conway
We should be focused on the Haiti earthquake victims, not on what contracts your company should get, if you're a friend of Bill [Clinton].
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— Kellyanne Conway
Those who become incoculated with the virus of race hatred are more unfortunate than the victim of it. Race hatred is the most malignant poison that can afflict the mind. It freezes up the fount of inspiration and chills the higher faculties of the soul.
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— Kelly Miller
By not coming forward, you make yourself a victim forever.
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— Kelly McGillis
If you can see yourself more than just a victim, aha, now you've got the place to move into that is much more vital and creative and is resourceful than being a victim.
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— Kelly Carlin-McCall
I'm not a victim. And the people who are victims of something, my heart is completely with them. But I'm not. I know I've been treated like a woman in this business [acting]. I mean I've got lots of stories, but they don't have any control over me.
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— Kelli O'Hara
Even small cults are a serious cost on the world economy, to victims, their families, employers, friends, and credit-card companies.
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— Keith Henson
Cult recruiting methods based on dosing victims with the brain chemicals released during capture bonding would make cults even more of a problem than they are now.
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— Keith Henson
If that's true and the rate stays like that for another 40 years, there's a good probability that somebody who is active in the credit economy for that period of time might be a victim. But that's not a given.
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— Keith Anderson
You get to the point where you decide that you don't want to be a victim anymore and that you're not going to live your life like that.
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— Kayla Harrison
For too long, Americans have fallen victim to financial abuses at the hands of predatory lenders that operate in the shadows.
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— Kay Hagan
Modern feminism cannot survive without victims.
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— Katie Pavlich
You can be feminine without being a victim. You can be sexy and use your big-girl voice at the same time.
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— Katie Aselton
Being poor is not like being a victim. Being poor means that you don't have one resource.
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— Kathy Calvin
Beatbullying's 'The Big March 2012' is such a brilliant campaign and I am very proud to be a part of it. I have been a victim of cyber bullying myself and I know firsthand just how hurtful it can be. People think that they can hide behind computers and send nasty and hurtful comments to people, and this is wrong.
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— Katherine Jenkins
When your claim to be victims of secularism rests on Wal-Mart greeters wishing shoppers Happy Holidays, you are clearly a bunch of great big babies.
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— Katha Pollitt