Turn The Other Cheek Quotes

Turn The Other Cheek Quotes by Malcolm X, Karl Lagerfeld, Ray Stevens, Roy H. Williams, Rob Bell, Charles Barkley and many others.

Anytime you tell a man to turn the other cheek or to be

Anytime you tell a man to turn the other cheek or to be nonviolent in the face of a violent enemy, you’re making that man defenseless. You’re robbing him of his God-given right to defend himself.
Malcolm X
Forgiveness isn’t something I’m preoccupied with — turning the other cheek isn’t my trip.
Karl Lagerfeld
They call him the Streak, he likes to turn the other cheek. He’s always making the news, wearing just his tennis shoes.
Ray Stevens
Turning the other cheek isn’t submissive. It’s defiant.
Roy H. Williams
It takes quite a spine to turn the other cheek. It takes phenomenal fortitude to love your enemy. It takes firm resolve to pray for those who persecute you. (with reference to Matthew 5)
Rob Bell
People always say turn the other cheek. If you turn the other cheek, I’m gonna hit you in the other cheek too.
Charles Barkley
If you turn the other cheek, you will get a harder blow on it than you got on the first one. This does not always happen, but it is to be expected, and you ought not to complain if it does happen.
George Orwell
An eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth.
Kurt Vonnegut
Many people believe in turning the other cheek, especially when it is your cheek.
Anne Ellis
If somebody is really trying to take your head off with a baseball bat – I don’t know how long you’re supposed to stand there and turn the other cheek, so he or she can get a better angle at taking your head off.
Maya Angelou
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
Love your enemies, do good to them that hate you
Luke the Evangelist
We have a lot of villains in the world, all right? And the Catholic doctrine says turn the other cheek, the Christian doctrine. But if you turn the other cheek, you could be annihilated. So when is it justifiable to defend yourself and take aggressive action in that regard, like dropping drones on people?
Bill O’Reilly
If revenge is sweet, why does it leave such a bitter taste? In disarming Peter, Christ disarmed ever knight. Turn the other cheek.
Angela Elwell Hunt
Turning the other cheek is not always the answer. In a certain situation on a certain day for a certain person, it’s correct. Sometimes a good roundhouse kick on a certain day in a certain situation for a certain person is correct.
Frederick Lenz
To turn the other cheek is to teach would-be cheats that cheating pays.
Peter Singer
Turn the other cheek too often and you get a razor through it.
John Lydon