Victim Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old victim quotes, victim sayings, and victim proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


When you're the victim of the behavior, it's black and white; when you're the perpetrator, there are a million shades of gray.     

Laura Schlessinger

We are not a victim of our emotions or thoughts. We can understand our triggers and use them as tools to help us respond more objectively.     

Elizabeth Thornton

There are no victims, only volunteers.     

Robert Anthony

We're all victims of our own hubris at times.     

Kevin Spacey

Victims make excuses. Leaders deliver results.     

Robin Sharma

The victim of mind-manipulation does not know that he is a victim. To him, the walls of his prison are invisible, and he believes himself to be free     

Aldous Huxley

You are a victim only when you have decided to play the part.     

Gary Hopkins

Where victims see adversity, extreme achievers see opportunity.     

Robin Sharma

The worst kind of victim was the kind that was aware of nothing.     

B. Barmanbek

The victim to too severe a law is considered as a martyr rather than a criminal.     

Charles Caleb Colton

We're all victims of what life deals out. It's how we handle it that's important.     

Nora Roberts

We were not the victims of ancestor worship. We had the benefits of a fresh start.     

Matthew D. Miller

You can't play the role of a victim all your life without becoming one in the end.     

Danilo Kis

We become victims of the great disease of technological society - meaninglessness.     

Doris Janzen Longacre

We are not victims of the world we see, we are victims of the way we see the world.     

Shirley MacLaine

You are not a helpless victim of your own thoughts, but rather a master of your own mind.     

Louise Hay

What hurts the victim most is not the cruelty of the oppressor, but the silence of the bystander.     

Elie Wiesel

The real victim of bigotry is the white man who hides his weakness under his myth of superiority.     

James A. Baldwin

You become the victim of the past, and your tormentor today is your self left over from yesterday.     

Deepak Chopra

We are all victims of the violence that animals suffer... their liberation is also our liberation.     

George Bernard Shaw

You are not a victim of your circumstance.Stay determine to endure hard times. No situation is permanent.     

Lailah Gifty Akita

Victims of oppression & injustice don't need our spasm of passion....they need our legs & lungs of endurance.     

Gary Haugen

One victim lives in tragedy, another victim stops to stare, and still another walks on by pretending not to see     

Bob Seger

Don't become a victim of yourself. Forget about the thief waiting in the alley; what about the thief in your mind?     

Jim Rohn

Once trapped in the belief that you are a victim, you surrender your birthright to compete for the prizes of life.     

James Cook

The victims of crime have been transformed into a group oppressively burdened by a system designed to protect them.     

Ronald Reagan

It is true that a victim who fights back may suffer for it, but one who does not almost certainly will suffer for it.     

Jeff Cooper

As victims of hurt, we frequently don't bring up what ails us, because so many wounds look absurd in the light of day.     

Alain De Botton

We are all both victims and victimizers. Just as everyone suffers, no one is innocent of causing suffering themselves.     

Tullian Tchividjian

We don't have to be victims of our past, that we can let go of our bitterness, and that all of us can achieve greatness.     

Nelson Mandela