100+ Inspirational Quotes about Bullying – Quotes and Sayings
Quotes about Bullying
“No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.” —Eleanor Roosevelt
“If there are no heroes to save you, then you be the hero.”
“Believe that life is worth living and your belief will help create that fact.”
He who believes is strong; he who doubts is weak. Strong convictions precede great actions.”
“You have enemies? Good. That means you’ve stood up for something sometime in your life.”
“If they don’t like you for being yourself, be yourself even more.” —Taylor Swift
“Bullying is a horrible thing. It sticks with you forever. It poisons you. But only if you let it.”
“Remember always that you not only have the right be an individual, you have an obligation to be one.”
“One’s dignity may be assaulted, vandalized and cruelly mocked, but it can never be taken away unless it is surrendered.” —Michael J. Fox
“Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one’s definition of your life, but define yourself.”
“The bullying stopped when I claimed myself and proved that I wasn’t afraid. A lot of it was when I was hiding when I was younger.”
“A lot of people are afraid to tell the truth, to say no. That’s where toughness comes into play. Toughness is not being a bully. It’s having backbone.”
“My self-worth is not linked to your cruel words and action. My self-esteem is not affected by your deliberate attempts to destroy my character. You have no power over me. You will not silence me.”
Quotes about Cyberbullying
“Not all forms of abuse leave bruises.”
“If you’re insulting people on the Internet, you must be ugly on the inside.”
“Cyber bullying is bullying. Hiding behind a pretty screen doesn’t make it any less hateful.”
“Unless and until our society recognizes cyber bullying for what it is, the suffering of thousands of silent victims will continue.” —Anna Maria Chavez
“Cyber bullies can hide behind a mask of anonymity online and do not need direct physical access to their victims to do unimaginable harm.”
Inspirational Anti-Bullying Quotes for Kids and Students
“Be kind for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle.” —Plato
“Knowing what’s right doesn’t mean much unless you do what’s right.” —Theodore Roosevelt
“Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.” —Martin Luther King, Jr.
“One person can make a difference, and everyone should try.” —John F. Kennedy
“Even the darkest night will end and the sun will rise again.” —Victor Hugo
“I would rather be a little nobody, than to be a evil somebody.” —Abraham Lincoln
“Strong people stand up from themselves. But the strongest people stand up for others.” —Unknown
“There is no exercise better for the heart than reaching down and lifting people up” – John Holmes
“We are only as strong as we are united, as weak as we are divided.” —Albus Dumbledore
“Often when you think you’re at the end of something, you’re at the beginning of something else.” —Mr. Rogers
“You have power over your mind – not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength.” —Marcus Aurelius
“Wrong is wrong even if everyone is doing it. Right is right even if no one is doing it.” —St. Augustine
“Each of us deserves the freedom to pursue our own version of happiness. No one deserves to be bullied.” —Barack Obama
“Don’t you ever let a soul in the world tell you that you can’t be exactly who you are.” —Lady Gaga
“No matter how your heart is grieving, if you keep on believing, the dream that you wish will come true.” —Cinderella
“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
“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
Quotes about Why You Shouldn’t Bully
“You will never reach higher ground if you are always pushing others down.” —Jeffrey Benjamin
“Never do a wrong thing to make a friend–or to keep one.” —Robert E. Lee
“My pain may be the reason for somebody’s laugh. But my laugh must never be the reason for somebody’s pain.” —Charlie Chaplin
“Bullying builds character like nuclear waste creates superheroes. It’s a rare occurrence and often does much more damage than endowment.” —Zack W. Van
“What if the kid you bullied at school, grew up, and turned out to be the only surgeon who could save your life?”
“People try to say suicide is the most cowardly act a man could ever commit. I don’t think that’s true at all. What’s cowardly is treating a man so badly that he wants to commit suicide.”
“People say sticks and stones may break your bones, but names can never hurt you, but that’s not true. Words can hurt. They hurt me. Things were said to me that I still haven’t forgotten.” —Demi Lovato
Inspirational Quotes for Bystanders of Bullying
“No one heals himself by wounding another.”
“It is our choices…that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities” – J. K. Rowling
“The world is a dangerous place, not because of those who look on and do nothing.”
“The test of courage comes when we are in the minority. The test of tolerance comes when we are in the majority.” —Ralph W. Sockman
“For me, I am driven by two main philosophies: know more today about the world than I knew yesterday and lessen the suffering of others. You’d be surprised how far that gets you.” —Neil deGrasse Tyson
“Bystanders who do nothing give bullies permission inadvertently to go one being bullies. Most are afraid they’ll lose friends or be bullied themselves if they help victims or report bullies, and some feel guilty for years afterward.”
“If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor. If an elephant has its foot on the tail of a mouse, and you say that you are neutral, the mouse will not appreciate your neutrality.” —Desmond Tutu
“School administrators can’t say it’s up to the parents. Parents can’t say it’s up to the teachers. Teachers can’t say it’s not their job. And kids can’t say, “I was too afraid to tell.” Every single one of us has to play our role if we’re serious about putting an end to the madness. We are all responsible. We must be.” —Megan Kelley Hall (author)
Inspirational Quotes for the Victims of Bullying
“Courage is fire, and bullying is smoke.”
“Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.”
“He who knows others is wise. He who knows himself is enlightened.” —Lao Tzu
“With ignorance comes fear – from fear comes bigotry. Education is the key to acceptance.”
“Life is a fight, but not everyone’s a fighter. Otherwise, bullies would be an endangered species.” —Andrew Vachss
“Always be a first-rate version of yourself, instead of a second-rate version of somebody else.” —Judy Garland
“When you hold people up for ridicule, you have to take responsibility when other people act on it.”
“People who repeatedly attack your confidence and self-esteem are quite aware of your potential, even if you are not.”
“Go ahead, bully me; but in 30 years, the only thing people will remember is that I am your boss.”
“People who love themselves, don’t hurt other people. The more we hate ourselves, the more we want others to suffer.”
“People who say they don’t care what people think are usually desperate to have people think they don’t care what people think.”
”We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.” —Maya Angelou
“If bullies actually believe that somebody loves them and believes in them, they will love themselves, they will become better people, and many will then become saviors to the bullied.”
“Often the right path is the one that may be hardest for you to follow. But the hard path is also the one that will make you grow as a human being.” —Karen Mueller Coombs
“The coconut is a symbol of resilience. Even in the conditions where there’s very little nourishment and even less nurturance, it flourishes, growing taller than most of the plants around it. (Be a coconut).”
“When people hurt you over and over, think of them like sand paper. They may scratch and hurt you a bit, but in the end, you end up polished and they end up useless.” —Chris Colfer
“A young outcast will often feel there is something wrong with himself, but as he gets older, grows more confident in who he is, he will adapt, he will begin to feel that there is something wrong with everyone else.”
“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.”
“I found one day in school a boy of medium size ill-treating a smaller boy. I expostulated, but he replied: ‘The bigs hit me, so I hit the babies; that’s fair.’ In these words he epitomized the history of the human race.”
“I got made fun of constantly in high school. That’s what built my character. That’s what makes you who you are. When you get made fun of, when people point out your weakness, that’s just another opportunity for you to rise above.” —Zac Efron
“[One who picks on you because he’s bigger than you] is like most big bullies: if you can stay away and make him miss for a few rounds he’ll get frustrated. Once you strip away that feeling of invincibility, he can be had.” —Rocky Marciano
Anti-Cyber Bullying Slogans
Rise up against bullying.
No more bullies online!
Words hurt more than swords.
This is “No bully zone”
Online bullies create offline results.
It’s not cool to be cruel.
Stop bullying and follow your teachers.
Snapchat bullies are the worst one.
Take a stand against CYBER bullies.
Mama told you “Not to bully others”.
Bullying is whack, get on the right track.
I am cool because I don’t bully others.
Use Your Brain, Being A Bully Won’t Gain.
Don’t let one bad egg make you feel rotten.
No bullying. Have a heart and stop taking a part.
I am sorry for bullying you, I won’t do it again.
Cyber Bullying Quotes and Sayings
“You can have no dominion greater or less than that over yourself.” —Leonardo da Vinci
“Victims of bullying spare themselves distress, by detachment; denying their ability to experience happiness.” —James Horace
“I realized that bullying never has to do with you. It’s the bully who’s insecure.” —Shay Mitchell
“A lie can travel halfway around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes.” —Mark Twain
“You don’t need anybody to tell you who you are or what you are. You are what you are!” —John Lennon
“Cyber-bullying is poised to turn into the biggest online concern, already affecting up to 35% of all children.” —Dr Martyn Wild
“I’ve realized that you become a bully if you are just watching someone get bullied and you don’t say anything. Speak up!”
“The world is a dangerous place, not because of those who do evil, but because of those who look on and do nothing.” —Albert Einstein
“Children should be able to live a life free from bullying and harassment and it is time that we all took a stand against this.” —Katherine Jenkins
“I think we ought to be able to alter the whole system–but not by bullying, not because one lot wants what the other has got.” —D.H. Lawrence
“Perhaps it is only human nature to inflict suffering on anything that will endure suffering, whether by reason of its genuine humility, or indifference, or sheer helplessness.”
“It’s tough, and sometimes you feel like you can’t speak to someone about it. I just want to let teens know that it’s okay to talk about it.” —Cher Lloyd
“Watch your thoughts, they become words. Watch your words, they become actions. Watch your actions, they become habits. Watch your habits, they become character. Watch your character for it becomes your destiny.” —Patrick Overton
“Somebody who is bullied and has a lot of coping skills, support in their family and in other friends, is probably more resilient than somebody who doesn’t perceive others as being supportive or has low self-esteem, identity issues, or depressed mood.” —Dr. Elizabeth Waterman
“We focus so much on our differences, and that is creating, I think, a lot of chaos and negativity and bullying in the world. And I think if everybody focused on what we all have in common – which is – we all want to be happy.”
“It’s easy to be mean when you’re Unknown Author. There’s a lot of people who wouldn’t have the cajones to say in person what they do online. But you can’t listen to somebody you don’t even know. Opinions of your friends and family matter, but you can’t listen to somebody who is nobody to you.” —Brendan Dooling