15 Movie Quotes about Violence against Women

15 Movie Quotes about Violence against Women

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End the silence on domestic violence

As you know 25 November is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. Maybe you don't know that one in three women worldwide (35 per cent, more than one billion) experience physical or sexual violence, mostly by an intimate partner. At the core of this problem is the gender inequalitythat women face throughout their lives. But we can change these harmful beliefs by setting good examples for the younger generation and shape the way they think about gender, respect and human rights.

From the movie: Green Book

“You never win with violence. You only win when you maintain your dignity.”

Mahershala Ali - Dr. Donald Shirley

From the TV Series: You

“He gets mad at you and he hurts you. He says he's sorry it will never happen again, and he gives you flowers, right? There are a lot of bad men out there, but sometimes you can't tell until it's too late.”

Aidan Wallace - Little Joe

From the movie: The Imitation Game

“Do you know why people like violence? It is because it feels good. Humans find violence deeply satisfying. But remove the satisfaction, and the act becomes... hollow.”

Benedict Cumberbatch - Alan Turing

From the movie: Shaft

“- John Shaft Jr.: You can't beat up a woman!
- John Shaft II: Why not?
- John Shaft Jr.: Because she's a woman! That's like, misogynistic!
- John Shaft II: You're the one being misogynistic, I never even mentioned her gender! I'm an equal-opportunity ass-whooper!”

Jessie T. Usher - JJ Shaft
Samuel L. Jackson - John Shaft

From the movie: Wild Strawberries

“Me and my wife are dependent on each other. It is out of selfish reasons we haven't beaten each other to death a long time ago.”

Gunnar Sjöberg - Sten Alman

From the movie: Brawl in Cell Block 99

“I'd rather knit baby booties with pink yarn than hit people for no reason.”

Vince Vaughn - Bradley Thomas

From the movie: Slap Shot

“I have to confess I've never let the children watch a hockey game. I have a theory that children imitate what they see on a TV screen. If they see violence, they'll become violent. If they see someone stick up a bank, they'll stick up a bank. Heroin. You name it.”

Kathryn Walker - Anita McCambridge

From the movie: Single White Female

“Allie, he came in my mouth, and then he tried to beat the shit out of me because I wanted to tell you. You know... It was an accident. But... He deserved it.”

Hedra finally tells Allie that she murdered Sam

Jennifer Jason Leigh - Hedra Carlson

My fourth husband and I had tremendous fights. He used his fists more than his mouth. They ought to rewrite the ceremony: "In sickness and in hell..."

Bette Davis

From the movie: As Good As It Gets

He started hitting me and beat me unconscious, he taught me a lesson he thought I'd never forget, he knew what I was even before I did, the morning I left for college he walked into my room and held out his hand and it was filled with money, a big sweaty wad of money and he said: "Take this and I don't want you ever to come back", I grabbed him and hugged him and he turned around and walked out I haven't seen him or talked to him since.

Simon is telling Carol about that time his father catched him drawing his mother naked

Greg Kinnear - Simon Bishop

“Kids shouldn't see all the violence they do these days. But the industry just doesn't care.”

Linda Blair

From the movie: The Silence of the Lambs

“Look for severe childhood disturbances associated with violence. Our Billy wasn't born a criminal, Clarice. He was made one through years of systematic abuse.”

Philip Anthony Hopkins - Dr. Hannibal Lecter

From the movie: Affliction

“It's how we keep from destroying in turn our own children and terrorizing the women who have the misfortune to love us; how we absent ourselves from the tradition of male violence; how we decline the seduction of revenge.”

Willem Dafoe - Rolfe Whitehouse

From the movie: Deadtime Stories

“With all this permissive sex, and recreational violence, it's no wonder this country is in the mess it's in. I mean, it's like the old saying: when you lay down with dogs, you get up with puppies!”

Bob Trimboli - Lt. Jack B. Nimble

From the movie: The Color Purple

“All my life I had to fight. I had to fight my daddy. I had to fight my uncles. I had to fight my brothers. A girl child ain't safe in a family of men, but I ain't never thought I'd have to fight in my own house!”

Oprah Winfrey - Sofia

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