provident personal protection

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

  • 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
  • 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
  • Violence, even well intentioned, always rebounds upon oneself --- Lao Tzu
  • Government is an association of men who do violence to the rest of us --- Leo Tolstoy
  • 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
  • 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
  • Violence is the last refuge of the incompetent --- Isaac Asimov
  • 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
  • The American fascist would prefer not to use violence. His method is to poison the channels of public information --- Henry A. Wallace
  • Violence and arms can never resolve the problems of men --- Pope John Paul II
  • I don't initiate violence, I retaliate --- Chuck Norris
  • Nothing good ever comes of violence --- Martin Luther
  • The main goal of the future is to stop violence. The world is addicted to it --- Bill Cosby
  • The state calls its own violence law, but that of the individual crime --- Max Stirner