provident personal protection

training individuals, groups and organizations to avoid, prevent, manage and survive violence

  • If violent crime is to be curbed, it is only the intended victim who can do it. The felon does not fear the police, and he fears neither judge nor jury. Therefore what he must be taught to fear is his victim. -- Jeff Cooper
  • Don't ever mistake my silence for ignorance, my calmness for acceptance, or my kindness for weakness. -- Carson Kolhoff
  • I don't even call it violence when it's in self defense; I call it intelligence --- Malcolm X
  • In defense of our persons and properties under actual violation, we took up arms. When that violence shall be removed, when hostilities shall cease on the part of the aggressors, hostilities shall cease on our part also --- Thomas Jefferson
  • You never need an argument against the use of violence, you need an argument for it --- Noam Chomsky
  • Democracy don't rule the world, You'd better get that in your head; This world is ruled by violence, But I guess that's better left unsaid --- Bob Dylan
  • We sleep safe in our beds because rough men stand ready in the night to visit violence on those who would do us harm --- George Orwell
  • Government is an association of men who do violence to the rest of us --- Leo Tolstoy
  • The world is filled with violence. Because criminals carry guns, we decent law-abiding citizens should also have guns. Otherwise they will win and the decent people will loose --- James Earl Jones
  • If anyone hits me, they can expect to be hit back, and harder. I never turn the other cheek because in my experience that doesn’t work. ― Alice Bag
  • I don't initiate violence, I retaliate --- Chuck Norris
  • The state calls its own violence law, but that of the individual crime --- Max Stirner
  • Fight back! Whenever you are offered violence, fight back! The aggressor does not fear the law, so he must be taught to fear you. Whatever the risk, and at whatever the cost, fight back! -- Jeff Cooper
  • I suppose it is tempting, if the only tool you have is a hammer, to treat everything as if it were a nail --- Abraham Maslow