What is Bullying?
Bullying is one of the most dreaded, destructive and unfortunately a common concern, affecting a person, both mentally and physically. It is not only harming the person being bullied but the bullies too. Sadly bullying is affecting our children and teens mainly.
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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
Being self-centered, unkind and inconsiderate towards the others feelings, the bullies try to over-power them, either by taunting or poking fun at, and demeaning them or more aggressively by causing physical hurt.
Putting down others make bullies feel better.
It can happen to anyone at any age at any place, at home, school, even there exists workplace bullying. We all might have faced it at some points in our lives, and some of us still may be dealing with it.
Getting bullied is influentially disturbing especially at tender ages, as children and youth are not matured enough to handle or let go on such malicious attacks on them.
They tend to believe things as is, even if they are not true, causing them to self-doubt. As a result, affecting their self-esteem, and slipping into depression melancholy, even more adverse committing suicide. But you can read you are enough quotes and stay inspired. Now, let’s take a close look on different types of bullying!!
Types of Bullying
- Verbal Bullying : Jibe, make derogatory remarks at
- Physical Bullying : Hit, cause physical hurt
- Psychological Bullying : Abuse, demean, causing someone to lose self-confidence & even hate ones own life.
- Cyber Bullying / Social Media Bullying : Harm someone through social media, online
Why people bully? Causes of bullying?
To live in an environment where relationships are strained, where one is constantly getting neglected, or being subjected to persistent trauma or stress, hatred may cause a person to turn into a bully.
As part of Anti-Bullying, timely intervention by a near dear one or even profession intervention, would highly help in behavioral corrections at both ends.
Ways to help prevent or overcome harms caused due to bullying
- Be kind to your own self and others.
- Accept yourself the way you are, every being is amazingly unique and different.
- Learn to have self-respect.
- Set boundaries to curb disrespectful behaviors from others.
- Keep calm and not react when provoked.
- Work towards being mentally and physically strong.
- Most importantly, fight-it and stop-it i.e. stand up for yourself, get help from family, friends, and social groups.
Some uplifting & inspirational Anti-Bullying Quotes to help spread awareness on its adverse effects, & also inspire people to be stronger & work to stop bullying.
Cyber bullying Quotes / Social Media Bullying Quotes
Stand up against Bullying Quotes
Anti-Bullying Quotes for bystanders, to intervene and help
Why people bully and why one should not
Stop bullying Quotes
Workplace bullying Quotes
“The more we run from conflict, the more it masters us; the more we try to avoid it, the more it controls us; the less we fear conflict, the less it confuses us; the less we deny our differences, the less they divide us.” – David Augsburger
“When introverts are in conflict with each other…it may require a map in order to follow all the silences, nonverbal cues and passive-aggressive behaviors!” – Adam S. McHugh
“It isn’t that they can’t see the solution. It is that they can’t see the problem.” – G. K. Chesterton
“Difficulties are meant to rouse, not discourage. The human spirit is to grow strong by conflict.” – William Ellery Channing
There are some people who always seem angry and continuously look for conflict. Walk away from these people. The battle they’re are fighting isn’t with you, it’s with themselves.” – Rashida Rowe
“If necessity is the mother of invention, conflict is its father.” – Kenneth Kaye
“The art of living lies not in eliminating but in growing with troubles. – Bernard Baruch
“I’ve always believed that a lot of the troubles in the world would disappear if we were talking to each other instead of about each other.” – Ronald Reagan
Cyber bullying Quotes
“Freedom of Speech doesn’t justify online bullying. Words have power, be careful how you use them.” – Germany Kent
“Cyber bullies can hide behind a mask of anonymity online and do not need direct physical access to their victims to do unimaginable harm.”
“Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. ” – Martin Luther King, Jr.
“If you’re insulting people on the Internet, you must be ugly on the inside.”
Stand up to Bullying Quotes
“Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one’s definition of your life, but define yourself.” – Tim Fields
“If you let a bully intimidate you, he’s going to do it again. You’ve got to stand up to these strong-arm tactics.” – Charles Djou
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
“No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.” – Eleanor Roosevelt
“Remember always that you not only have the right to be an individual, you have an obligation to be one.” – Eleanor Roosevelt
Silence in the face of injustice is complicity with the oppressor – Ginette Sagan
“If they don’t like you for being yourself, be yourself even more.”– Taylor Swift
“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
“True courage is cool and calm. The bravest of men have the least of a brutal, bullying insolence, and in the very time of danger are found the most serene and free.” – Lord Shaftesbury
“Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.” – George Bernard Shaw
“Always be a first-rate version of yourself, instead of a second-rate version of somebody else.” – Judy Garland
“Each of us deserves the freedom to pursue our own version of happiness. No one deserves to be bullied.” – Barack Obama
“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
Anti-Bullying Quotes for Bystanders
“Strong people stand up from themselves. But the strongest people stand up for others.”
“You have enemies? Good. That means you’ve stood up for something, sometime in your life.” – Winston Churchill
“One person can make a difference, and everyone should try.” – John F. Kennedy
“We are only as strong as we are united, as weak as we are divided.” – Albus Dumbledore
Anti-bullying Quotes: Why people bully & why you should not bully
“They’re not bullying you because of you, they’re bullying you because of how they are” – Jessie J
“Wrong is wrong even if everyone is doing it. Right is right even if no one is doing it.” – St. Augustine
“When you hold people up for ridicule, you have to take responsibility when other people act on it.” – Jay Asher
“Be kind for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle.” – Plato
“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
“You will never reach higher ground if you are always pushing others down.” – Jeffrey Benjamin
“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
“The common mistake that bullies make is assuming that because someone is nice that he or she is weak. Those traits have nothing to do with each other. In fact, it takes considerable strength and character to be a good person.” – Mary Elizabeth Williams
“You have power over your mind – not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength.” – Marcus Aurelius
“Courage doesn’t always roar. Sometimes courage is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying ‘I will try again tomorrow.” – Mary Anne Radmacher
“I wold rather be a little nobody, then to be a evil somebody.” – Abraham Lincoln
Quotes on Anti Bullying : Stop Bullying Quotes
“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
“Whenever you are about to find fault with someone, ask yourself the following question: What fault of mine most nearly resembles the one I am about to criticize?” – Marcus Aurelius.
“Things will get easier, people’s minds will change, and you should be alive to see it.” – Ellen DeGeneres
“All I wanted to do was go back inside to the library and read a book. I used to spend all my time reading books, or watching television. It was safe. Nobody ever was hurt or teased or looked stupid while reading books or watching television.” – Kathryn Magendie
“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
“Even the darkest night will end and the sun will rise again.” – Victor Hugo
“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
“Don’t you ever let a soul in the world tell you that you can’t be exactly who you are.” – Lady Gaga
Through this Anti-Bullying Quotes post our hope is to spread awareness on adverse impact of Bullying, especially in teens and children, and to work to curb it.
Below are some amazing quotes compilation addressing awareness on most dreaded issues presently faced in our world. Lets become aware and help the sufferers in whatever little way possible.
One Life One Chance.
Make The Most Out Of It.
Don’t waste worrying or fretting on things,
Instead work towards improving day by day & moving forward in life,
giving your Best.