Words of encouragement for against bullying

Words of encouragement for against bullying

  • “Isn’t it kind of silly to think that tearing someone else down builds you up?”Sean Covey
  • “People who love themselves, don’t hurt other people. The more we hate ourselves, the more we want others to suffer.”Dan Pearce
  • “If they don’t like you for being yourself, be yourself even more.”Taylor Swift
  • “People who repeatedly attack your confidence and self-esteem are quite aware of your potential, even if you are not.”Wayne Gerard Trotman
  • “Life is a fight, but not everyone’s a fighter. Otherwise, bullies would be an endangered species.”Andrew Vachss
  • “When people hurt you over and over, think of them like sandpaper. They may scratch and hurt you a bit, but in the end, you end up polished and they end up useless.”Chris Colfer
  • “Insecure people only eclipse your sun because they’re jealous of your daylight and tired of their dark, starless nights.”Shannon L. Alder
  • “Getting bullied in school taught me how to be strong, getting judged taught me to be better, failure taught me to be resilient and being made fun of taught me humility.”Mehak Bhalla
  • “Bullies don’t like to fight, son. They like to win. Being afraid is normal. The only fight you really have to win is the one against the fear.”Kwame Alexander
  • “She had been bullied and tormented by Leena for a long time and she wasn’t going to take it anymore. She was tired of being pushed around. She wanted to be strong for herself and be the type of person who her daughter would’ve wanted to have as a mother.”Valenciya Lyons
  • “[…] you don’t have to wait for someone to treat you bad repeatedly. All it takes is once, and if they get away with it that once, if they know they can treat you like that, then it sets the pattern for the future.”Jane Green
  • “Remember this: They hate you because you represent something they feel they don’t have. It really isn’t about you. It is about the hatred they have for themselves. So smile today because there is something you are doing right that has a lot of people thinking about you.”Shannon L. Alder
  • “Bullying is a horrible thing. It sticks with you forever. It poisons you. But only if you let it.”Heather Brewer
  • “Bullying builds character like nuclear waste creates superheroes. It’s a rare occurrence and often does much more damage than endowment.”Zack W. Van
  • “A young outcast will often feel that there is something wrong with himself, but as he gets older, grows more confident in who he is, he will adapt, he will begin to feel that there is something wrong with everyone else.”Criss Jami
  • “I would rather be a little nobody, then to be a evil somebody.”Abraham Lincoln
  • “Bullies like him were only strong while assured of victory; when faced with anyone more powerful, they turned into fawning sycophants, desperate to prove themselves.”Jordan L. Hawk
  • “Most bullies are the product of a stressful and often abusive home life. Next time a bully threatens or attacks you, just yell, ‘Don’t abuse me like your parents abuse you!’ Then call children’s services and tell them you saw this bully crying in the bathroom and you’re worried about him. Bam! He just got moved to a foster home.”Eugene Mirman
  • “Now, I’ve always known that there were bullies in the world. We’ve seen a lot of it in politics lately as well as in daily life. You see it where people who may be stronger, or bigger, or better with verbiage than other folks… show off. To me, that’s what bullying is, showing off. It’s saying, I’m better than you, I can take you down. Not just physically, but emotionally.”Whoopi Goldberg
  • “There’s a kind of radar that you get, after years of being talked about and made fun of by other people. You can almost smell it when it’s about to happen, can recognize instantly the sound of a hushed voice, lowered just enough to make whatever is said okay.”Sarah Dessen
  • “Knowing what’s right doesn’t mean much unless you do what’s right.”
  • Theodore Roosevelt
  • “A bully hides his fears with fake bravado. That is the opposite of self-assertiveness.”Nathaniel Branden
  • “We explain when someone is cruel or acts like a bully, you do not stoop to their level. Our motto is when they go low, you go high.”Michelle Obama
  • “What if the kid you bullied at school, grew up, and turned out to be the only surgeon who could save your life?”Lynette Mather
  • “Things will get easier, people’s minds will change, and you should be alive to see it.”Ellen DeGeneres
  • “What a desperate, pathetic fool I was. Time after time, my ‘friends’ had shown me their true colors. Yet, I still wanted to believe they were sorry for causing me pain.”
  • Jodee Blanco
  • “If you’re insulting people on the internet, you must be ugly on the inside.”Phil Lester
  • “Often the right path is the one that may be hardest for you to follow. But the hard path is also the one that will make you grow as a human being.”Karen Mueller Coombs
  • “But the coconut is also a symbol of resilience, Samar. Even in the conditions where there’s very little nourishment and even less nurturance, it flourishes, growing taller than most of the plants around it.”Neesha Meminger
  • “Don’t turn your face away. Once you’ve seen, you can no longer act like you don’t know. Open your eyes to the truth. It’s all around you. Don’t deny what the eyes to your soul have revealed to you. Now that you know, you cannot feign ignorance. Now that you’re aware of the problem, you cannot pretend you don’t care. To be concerned is to be human. To act is to care.”Vashti Quiroz-Vega
  • “Apologies often cannot undo pain; but they can acknowledge it. And part of the cruelty of bullying is that the bruises it leaves are on the inside—it’s a hidden form of violence, shrouded by shame.”Mathew N. Schmalz
  • “The human race tends to remember the abuses to which it has been subjected rather than the endearments. What’s left of kisses? Wounds, however, leave scars.”Bertolt Brecht
  • “I strongly believe that love is the answer and that it can mend even the deepest unseen wounds. Love can heal, love can console, love can strengthen, and yes, love can make change.”Somaly Mam
  • “Freedom of Speech doesn’t justify online bullying. Words have power, be careful how you use them.”Germany Kent
  • “It took strength to be quiet. It took strength to be kind. It took strength to let other people’s cruelty bounce right off of you.”April Genevieve Tucholke
  • “Gossip is just a tool to distract people who have nothing better to do from feeling jealous of those few of us still remaining with noble hearts.”Anna Godbersen
  • “Be kind to yourself. Remember that when you abuse yourself, you will experience the anger, regret, and apathy of the bully as well as the depression, anxiety, and insecurity of the victim. Whatever you do, be kind to yourself.”Vironika Tugaleva
  • “If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor. If an elephant has its foot on the tail of a mouse, and you say that you are neutral, the mouse will not appreciate your neutrality.”Desmond Tutu
  • “God dances with the outcast.”Steven James
  • “Of all individuals, the hated, the shunned, and the peculiar are arguably most themselves. They wear no masks whatsoever in order to be accepted and liked; they do seem most guarded, but only by their own hands: as compared to the populace, they are naked.”Criss Jami
  • “I mulled over the implications and decided not to waste my time worrying about what everyone else thought, or to bother attempting to change their perceptions. My time at the Keep was just a stopover. Let them wonder.”Maria V. Snyder
  • “People try to say suicide is the most cowardly act a man could ever commit. I don’t think that’s true at all. What’s cowardly is treating a man so badly that he wants to commit suicide.”Tommy Tran
  • “How would your life be different if… You walked away from gossip and verbal defamation? Let today be the day… You speak only the good you know of other people and encourage others to do the same.”Steve Maraboli
  • “In order to escape accountability for his crimes, the perpetrator does everything in his power to promote forgetting. If secrecy fails, the perpetrator attacks the credibility of his victim. If he cannot silence her absolutely, he tries to make sure no one listens.”Judith Lewis Herman
  • “Don’t waste your time with explanations: people only hear what they want to hear.”Paulo Coelho
  • “If bullies actually believe that somebody loves them and believes in them, they will love themselves, they will become better people, and many will even become saviors to the bullied.”Dan Pearce
  • “If you’re horrible to me, I’m going to write a song about it, and you won’t like it. That’s how I operate.”Taylor Swift
  • “Perhaps it is only human nature to inflict suffering on anything that will endure suffering, whether by reason of its genuine humility, or indifference, or sheer helplessness.”Honoré de Balzac
  • “I have thick skin, I think the fact that I was severely bullied in my childhood helped me build strength and believe in my artistic vision. I deal with rejection very well. I have a lifelong vision and an unbreakable spirit.”Nuno Roque
  • “If you’re insulting people on the Internet, you must be ugly on the inside.”
  • “Cyber bullying is bullying. Hiding behind a pretty screen doesn’t make it any less hateful.”
  • “Unless and until our society recognizes cyber bullying for what it is, the suffering of thousands of silent victims will continue.”
  • “Cyber bullies can hide behind a mask of anonymity online and do not need direct physical access to their victims to do unimaginable harm.”
  • “Not all forms of abuse leave bruises.”
  • “If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor. If an elephant has its foot on the tail of a mouse, and you say that you are neutral, the mouse will not appreciate your neutrality.”
  • “The test of courage comes when we are in the minority. The test of tolerance comes when we are in the majority.”
  • “No one heals himself by wounding another.”
  • “Bystanders who do nothing give bullies permission inadvertently to go one being bullies. Most are afraid they’ll lose friends or be bullied themselves if they help victims or report bullies, and some feel guilty for years afterward.”
  • “School administrators can’t say it’s up to the parents. Parents can’t say it’s up to the teachers. Teachers can’t say it’s not their job. And kids can’t say, “I was too afraid to tell.” Every single one of us has to play our role if we’re serious about putting an end to the madness. We are all responsible. We must be.” – Megan Kelley Hall (author)
  • “Always be a first-rate version of yourself, instead of a second-rate version of somebody else.” – Judy Garland
  • “I got made fun of constantly in high school. That’s what built my character. That’s what makes you who you are. When you get made fun of, when people point out your weakness, that’s just another opportunity for you to rise above.” –Zac Efron
  • “When people hurt you over and over, think of them like sand paper. They may scratch and hurt you a bit, but in the end, you end up polished and they end up useless.” –Chris Colfer
  • “Go ahead, bully me; but in 30 years, the only thing people will remember is that I am your boss.”
  • “Often the right path is the one that may be hardest for you to follow. But the hard path is also the one that will make you grow as a human being.”
  • “[One who picks on you because he’s bigger than you] is like most big bullies: if you can stay away and make him miss for a few rounds he’ll get frustrated. Once you strip away that feeling of invincibility, he can be had.” – Rocky Marciano
  • “People who say they don’t care what people think are usually desperate to have people think they don’t care what people think.”
  • “I found one day in school a boy of medium size ill-treating a smaller boy. I expostulated, but he replied: ‘The bigs hit me, so I hit the babies; that’s fair.’ In these words he epitomized the history of the human race.”
  • “People who love themselves, don’t hurt other people. The more we hate ourselves, the more we want others to suffer.”
  • ”We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.” – Maya Angelou
  • “Remember always that you not only have the right be an individual, you have an obligation to be one.”
  • “You have enemies? Good. That means you’ve stood up for something sometime in your life.”
  • “If there are no heroes to save you, then you be the hero.”
  • “The bullying stopped when I claimed myself and proved that I wasn’t afraid. A lot of it was when I was hiding when I was younger.”
  • “Believe that life is worth living and your belief will help create that fact.”
  • “If they don’t like you for being yourself, be yourself even more.” – Taylor Swift
  • “People who love themselves, don’t hurt other people. The more we hate ourselves, the more we want others to suffer.” ― Dan Pearce
  • “Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one’s definition of your life, but define yourself.” – Harvey S. Firestone
  • “We explain when someone is cruel or acts like a bully, you do not stoop to their level. Our motto is when they go low, you go high.” ― Michelle Obama
  • “Children should be able to live a life free from bullying and harassment and it is time that we all took a stand against this.” – Katherine Jenkins
  • “Bullying is a horrible thing. It sticks with you forever. It poisons you. But only if you let it.” ― Heather Brewer
  • “We need to get rid of bullying. We need to get rid of abuse. We need to get rid of harassment. We need to get rid of the casting couch. Instead, we need to build the bench.” – Nancy Dubuc
  • “You will never reach higher ground if you are always pushing others down.” – Jeffrey Benjamin
  • “The meanest people are the weakest people, for they do not even have the strength to believe in goodness. Do not let this be your life’s curse.” ― Sean Patrick Brennan
  • “Isn’t it kind of silly to think that tearing someone else down builds you up?” – Sean Covey
  • “It’s important to stand up to all forms of bullying, and it’s even more important for those who are around you to be just as courageous and stand with you!” – Normani Kordei
  • “Bullying builds character like nuclear waste creates superheroes. It’s a rare occurrence and often does much more damage than endowment.” ― Zack W. Van
  • “When people see you’re happy doing what you’re doing, it sort of takes the power away from them to tease you about it.” ― Wendy Mass
  • “We all have a responsibility with the words we post on the internet. If you wouldn’t want your mother, daughter, sister or friend to read it, don’t post it.” ― Germany Kent
  • “I woke up one day and thought, ‘Enough is enough with bullying myself.’ The war is within you, and that’s also where it’s won. You just have to tackle your insecurities and then let them go.” – Keala Settle
  • “It is against the principles of human rights to bully another human being.” ― Shenita Etwaroo
  • “No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.” – Eleanor Roosevelt
  • “People who repeatedly attack your confidence and self-esteem are quite aware of your potential, even if you are not.” ― Wayne Gerard Trotman
  • “Cyberbullying is Bullying. Hiding behind a pretty screen, doesn’t make it less hateful, written words have power.” – Anon
  • “Life is a fight, but not everyone’s a fighter. Otherwise, bullies would be an endangered species.”- Andrew Vachss
  • “Go empower yourself. You need confidence because the one thing that bullying does is it belittles you, and it takes away your confidence, and nobody deserves that.” – Bill Goldberg
  • “I think the sooner that all of us in society stop accepting any type of bullying or harassment from other people – in spite of people’s social standing or net worth or whatever it is – the sooner it will stop.” – Jason Priestley
  • “I would rather be a little nobody, then to be a evil somebody.” ― Abraham Lincoln
  • “A bully hides his fears with fake bravado. That is the opposite of self-assertiveness.” ― Nathaniel Branden
  • “Never do a wrong thing to make a friend–or to keep one.” ― Robert E. Lee
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  • “You can’t be against bullying without actually doing something about it.” – Randi Weingarten
  • “If bullies actually believe that somebody loves them and believes in them, they will love themselves, they will become better people, and many will even become saviors to the bullied.” ― Dan Pearce
  • “I realized that bullying never has to do with you. It’s the bully who’s insecure.” – Shay Mitchell
  • “Getting bullied in school taught me how to be strong, getting judged taught me to be better, failure taught me to be resilient and being made fun of taught me humility.” ― Mehak Bhalla
  • “If they don’t like you for being yourself, be yourself even more.” ― Taylor Swift
  • “Confident and proficient people are virtually impossible for a bully to intimidate in any environment.” ― Kilroy J. Oldster
  • “No one heals himself by wounding another.” ― St. Ambrose
  • “Bullies don’t like to fight, son. They like to win. Being afraid is normal. The only fight you really have to win is the one against the fear.” – Kwame Alexander
  • “When people hurt you over and over, think of them like sand paper; They may scratch and hurt you a bit, but in the end, you end up polished and they end up useless.” – Chris Colfer
  • “Courage is fire, and bullying is smoke.” – Benjamin Disraeli
  • “What if the kid you bullied at school, grew up, and turned out to be the only surgeon who could save your life?” ― Lynette Mather
  • “I think bullying in general is for cowards.” – Eddie Alvarez
  • “If you poke a bear just to hear it to roar, why keep poking it if it doesn’t have the energy to roar.” ― Dean Mackin
  • “If you’re insulting people on the internet, you must be ugly on the inside.” ― Phil Lester
  • “If we are to stop bullying in schools, we have to start with teachers and administrators. If we want to stop it, we have to stop it.” – Chris Crutcher
  • “People try to say suicide is the most cowardly act a man could ever commit. I don’t think that’s true at all. What’s cowardly is treating a man so badly that he wants to commit suicide.” ― Tommy Tran
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  • “Bullying is killing our kids. Being different is killing our kids and the kids who are bullying are dying inside. We have to save our kids whether they are bullied or they are bullying. They are all in pain.” – Cat Cora
  • “Your perfect the way you are, you got to believe in yourself.” ― RedWolf
  • “All the whispering, glaring, pointing and judging makes them no better than whoever or whatever it is they’re gossiping about.” ― Tiffany King
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  • “If you’re having a down time at school and people are bullying you, they don’t know you. They don’t have the right to have an opinion on you.” – Maisie Williams
  • “Usually people don’t see beyond the surface of things and cannot understand more other than the obvious; they are used to judging a book by its cover, and that is why they don’t hesitate to bully.” ― Maria Karvouni

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