To those who abuse: the sin is yours, the crime is yours, and the shame is yours. To those who protect the perpetrators: blaming the victims only masks the evil within, making you as guilty as those who abuse. Stand up for the innocent or go down with the rest.
Those who grant sympathy to guilt, grant none to innocence.
A solemn day. Barring a stay by Sup Ct, & with my final nod, Utah will use most extreme power & execute a killer. Mourn his victims. Justice. [...] I just gave the go ahead to Corrections Director to proceed with Gardner's execution. May God grant him the mercy he denied his victims. [...] We will be streaming live my press conference as soon as I'm told Gardner is dead. Watch it at www.attorneygeneral.Utah.gov/live.html.
Look, see: the universe does nothing. Victim or monster, there is no one to help. God is dead. We should have tried to do our best without him.
Life is not compassionate towards victims. The trick is not to see yourself as one. It's never too late! I know I've felt like the victim in various situations in my life, but, it's never too late for me to realize that it's my responsibility to stand on victorious ground and know that whatever it is I'm experiencing or going through, those are just the clouds rolling by while I stand here on the top of this mountain! This mountain called Victory! The clouds will come and the clouds will go, but the truth is that I'm high up here on this mountaintop that reaches into the sky! I am a victor. I didn't climb up the mountain, I was born on top of it!
Victims of police brutality is not new. It happened to me and can happen to you. I hope you learn a lesson or two From this incident I've been through.
Playing the victim role: Manipulator portrays him- or herself as a victim of circumstance or of someone else's behavior in order to gain pity, sympathy or evoke compassion and thereby get something from another. Caring and conscientious people cannot stand to see anyone suffering and the manipulator often finds it easy to play on sympathy to get cooperation.
The oppressor will always despise their victims.
We are called to be architects of the future, not its victims.
Children are the beneficiaries - and also the victims - of the theater of various moments.
Congress has funded numerous programs to provide care and compensation to 9/11 victims, spending several billion dollars on extraordinary and unprecedented efforts.
We need a memorial day to commemorate the victims of neoliberal globalization.
Fascism is not defined by the number of its victims, but by the way it kills them.
I saw firsthand the toll that fraud can take on the victims and their families.
Victims suggest innocence. And innocence, by the inexorable logic that governs all relational terms, suggests guilt.
Victims always feel alone and helpless.
We're all victims of our own hubris at times.
Men are victims of their own impulses.
Of all tyrannies a tyranny sincerely exercised for the good of its victims may be the most oppressive.
All serial killers want to win. They choose victims they can kill successfully.