The Best 36 Quotes About Youth Violence

Last Updated on January 25, 2021 by Scott M. Thomas

This is a writing about youth violence quotes and sayings. As the time passes, youth violence increases day by day in our society. We can blame ourselves in this regard. We are fully responsible for our children’s act. Below these amazing quotes will help you to realize this better. Thanks. 

“I grew up in a tough neighborhood where a lot of kids were older than me. The older kids decided to pick me on me starting when I was about 6 and it didn’t take me long to take a stand for myself.” – Bo Jackson

“The causes of youth violence are working parents who put their kids into daycare, the teaching of evolution in the schools, and working mothers who take birth control pills.” – Tom DeLay

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“This is no time to let down our guard on youth violence. Research demonstrates that appropriate interventions made during or prior to adolescence can direct young people away from violence toward healthy and constructive lives.” – David Satcher

“LGBT youth face a much higher risk of violence and homelessness after being rejected by their family of origin.” – Mallory Ortberg

“Do we have to talk in order to agree or agree in order to talk?” – Jose Bergamin

“Russian young people spend countless hours online downloading videos and having a very nice digital entertainment lifestyle, which does not necessarily turn them into the next Che Guevara.” – Evgeny Morozov

“From joblessness to lack of education and professional skills to sexual and gender-based violence, women face a multi-faceted oppression.” – Zainab Salbi

“The young, free to act on their initiative, can lead their elders in the direction of the unknown… The children, the young, must ask the questions that we would never think to ask, but enough trust must be re-established so that the elders will be permitted to work with them on the answers.” – Margaret Mead

“It is important to remind young people that peace is the only victory.” – Scarlett Johansson

“It was still quiet in the house, and not a sound was heard from outside, either. Were it not for this silence, my reverie would probably have been disrupted by reminders of daily duties, of getting up and going to school.” – Herman Hesse

“I don’t know how I ever lived before

You are my life, my destiny

Oh my darling, I love you so

You mean everything to me.” – Neil Sedaka

“As parents one of the biggest jobs we have is teaching our children how to resolve problems effectively. We live in an era where everyone is quick to act the fool over simple issues. As we used to say when I was on the streets, ‘everybody wants to cut a movie.” – Drexel Deal

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“There is a subconscious way of taking violence as a way of expression, as a normality, and it has a lot of effects in the youth in the way they absorb education and what they hope to get out of life.” – Salma Hayek

“I think that when we’re talking about youth violence, we’re talking about kids who don’t have opportunities, so they’re engaged in a certain degree of lawlessness, because we as a society have failed them.” – Matt Gonzalez

“It is the failing of youth not to be able to restrain its own violence.” – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

“Jews know this in their bones. Our community could not exist for a day without its volunteers. They are the lifeblood of our organizations, whether they involve welfare, youth, education, care of the sick and elderly, or even protection against violence and abuse.” – Jonathan Sacks

“Jews know this in their bones. Our community could not exist for a day without its volunteers. They are the lifeblood of our organizations, whether they involve welfare, youth, education, care of the sick and elderly, or even protection against violence and abuse.” – Jonathan Sacks

“This is no time to let down our guard on youth violence. Research demonstrates that appropriate interventions made during or prior to adolescence can direct young people away from violence toward healthy and constructive lives.” – David Satcher

“I want the violence among young people in this country to stop – particularly gang violence.” – Jim Brown

“What do we know to be true about gang violence? We know we will fail if we fixate on the symptoms and not address what undergirds it.” – Greg Boyle

“From a parent’s right to know what their children are doing, to protecting citizens across the country from the growing threat of gang violence, the House Democrat leadership is simply out to lunch.” – Virginia Foxx

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“However, don’t let these statistics mislead you, gang violence is not limited to California and or big urban areas – that might have been true a while ago but it is no longer the case today.” – Bob Filner

“You know in my own area of Waltham Forest, we’ve had many murders as a result of the gang violence and often innocent bystanders get caught up in it.” – Iain Duncan Smith

“Education is a vaccine for violence.” – Edward James Olmos

“Poverty does not cause violence and terrorism. Lack of education does not cause terrorism.” – John O. Brennan

“Violence is black children going to school for 12 years and receiving 6 years’ worth of education.” – Julian Bond

“Education in the key to preventing the cycle of violence and hatred that marred the 20th century from repeating itself in the 21st century.” – Elie Wiesel

“I call for a march from exploitation to education, from poverty to shared prosperity, a march from slavery to liberty, and a march from violence to peace.” – Kailash Satyarthi

“Women, who enjoyed a high social status and levels of education under Saddam, saw terrible setbacks as Iraq fell into civil war. As a result of the sectarian violence from 2005-2007, women retreated to their homes and fell from public view.” – Richard Engel

“The domestic violence policy has been given to our players. My personal view is there’s no place in our society for it. I think, especially with the emphasis and education that’s out there now, let’s hope better light will be shined on this area.” – Mike McCarthy

“Senseless violence is a prerogative of youth, which has much energy but little talent for the constructive.” – Anthony Burgess

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“I think that when we’re talking about youth violence, we’re talking about kids who don’t have opportunities, so they’re engaged in a certain degree of lawlessness, because we as a society have failed them.” – Matt Gonzalez

“Guns have little or nothing to do with juvenile violence. The causes of youth violence are working parents who put their kids into daycare, the teaching of evolution in the schools, and working mothers who take birth control pills.” – Tom DeLay

“Violence is stupid. Peace is prosperous. Education is necessary.” – David Chiles

“And I thought the whole point of my education was that violence IS the answer.” – Richelle Mead

“She thought it would dry his tears and give her some satisfaction as well. It could have worked, I suppose, but the children of suicides are hard to please and quick to believe no one loves them because they are not really here.” – Toni Morrison

“These data suggest very strongly that participating in the playing of violent video games by children and youth increase aggressive thought and behavior; increase antisocial behavior and delinquency; engender poor school performance; desensitize the game player to violence.” – Leland Yee

“I would certainly be open to closing areas where we are at war with somebody. I sure as hell don’t want to let people that want to kill us and kill our nation use our Internet.” – Donald Trump

“The crowd of influences streaming on the young soul is so great, the clods of barbarism and violence flung at him so strange and overwhelming, that an assumed stupidity is his only refuge.” – Friedrich Nietzsche

“Again, where the people are absolute rulers of the land, they rejoice in having the openness and exuberance of youth, while a tyrant counts this a danger, and seeks to slay or silence those possessed of spirit, while the discreet fear his power and violence.” – Euripides

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“Some memories remain close; you can shut your eyes and find yourself back in them. But there are second-person memories, too, distant memories, and these are trickier: you watch yourself in disbelief.” – Jess Walter

“We seem to be heading for a state of affairs in which the determination of whether or not Doomsday has arrived will be made either by an automatic device … or by a pre-programmed president who, whether he knows it or not, will be carrying out orders written years before by some operations analyst.” – Herbert York

“These [Arab] youth who have been inspired by universal values are idealistic enough to imagine a magnificent future and, at the same time, realistic enough to balance this kind of imagination and the process leading to it – not using violence, not trying to create chaos.” – Wadah Khanfar

“Marasi had abandoned aspirations toward politics in her youth, and had recently abandoned the solicitors as well. The thing was, those professions had one important flaw: They were populated entirely with attorneys and politicians.” – Brandon Sanderson

“The thing about youthful offenders is that no one seems to care about them. Most people don’t like adolescents – even the good ones can be snarky and unpleasant. Combine the antipathy we feel toward the average teenager with the fear inspired by youth violence, and you have a population that no one wants to deal with.” – Ayelet Waldman

“If we are to overcome terrorism and violence, we need education. That is the only way we can win.” – Sakena Yacoobi 

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