41 Quotes About Overcoming Bullying

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Being faced with a bully can be difficult. These quotes about overcoming bullying shows the endurance and courage that is needed to rise above some of the biggest challenges we face.

“A bully is playing a game, one that he or she enjoys and needs. You’re welcome to play this game if it makes you happy, but for most people, it will make you miserable.”

“Bullying builds character like nuclear waste creates superheroes. It’s a rare occurrence and often does much more damage than endowment.”

“Bullying is a horrible thing. It sticks with you forever. It poisons you. But only if you let it.”

“Bullying is a national epidemic.”

“Bullying is never fun, it’s a cruel and terrible thing to do to someone. If you are being bullied, it is not your fault. No one deserves to be bullied, ever.”

“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.”

“Courage is fire, and bullying is smoke.”

“Cyberbullying is Bullying. Hiding behind a pretty screen, doesn’t make it less hateful, written words have power.”

“Everyone in America likely has a bullying story, whether as the victim, bully or as a witness.”

“Fighting means you could lose. Bullying means you can’t. A bully wants to beat somebody; he doesn’t want to fight somebody.”

“Go empower yourself. You need confidence because the one thing that bullying does is it belittles you, and it takes away your confidence, and nobody deserves that.”

“I don’t consider Americans bullies, but I do consider the American government bullying.”

“I felt vulnerable and very much between friends. I remember walking down the hallway and thinking I had no way of knowing what was coming, literally. This wasn’t because I had some
horrific bullying story, but because of a steady drip of negativity.”

“I know how bad bullying can hurt. I was bullied when I was a kid.”

“I realized that bullying never has to do with you. It’s the bully who’s insecure.”

“I went through a lot of bullying early on. Girls made my life a living hell. We had come to America from a different country. My brother and I had accents. It was very tough.”

“I would rather be a little nobody, then to be a evil somebody.”

“It’s important to stand up to all forms of bullying, and it’s even more important for those who are around you to be just as courageous and stand with you!”

“My pain may be the reason for somebody’s laugh. But my laugh must never be the reason for somebody’s pain.”

“Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one’s definition of your life, but define yourself.”

“Never do a wrong thing to make a friend–or to keep one.”

“No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.”

“One’s dignity may be assaulted, vandalized and cruelly mocked, but it can never be taken away unless it is surrendered.”

“People talk about bullying, but you can be your own bully in some ways. You can be the person who is standing in the way of your success, and that was the case for me.”

“People who love themselves, don’t hurt other people. The more we hate ourselves, the more we want others to suffer.”

“Remember always that you not only have the right to be an individual, you have an obligation to be one.”

“Some people won’t be happy until they’ve pushed you to the ground. What you have to do is have the courage to stand your ground and not give them the time of day. Hold on to your power and never give it away.”

“Teaching prejudice to a child is itself a form of bullying. You’ve got to be taught to hate.”

“The bullying was hideous and relentless, and we turned it round by making ourselves celebrities.”

“The hardest challenge is to be yourself in a world where everyone is trying to make you be someone else.”

“The solution to putting an end to bullying is to stop it at the source but also to find out what is causing the person to behave the way that they do.”

“The whole bullying issue has really struck a nerve with me. It affects so many different types of people at a vital time in their lives.”

“There really is no difference between the bully and the victim.”

“Unless and until our society recognizes cyber bullying for what it is, the suffering of thousands of silent victims will continue.”

“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.”

“When all of us are acknowledged as the human equals that we really are, there will be no space left for bullying. It will no longer be wrong to choose one thing over another.”

“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.”

“With ignorance comes fear- from fear comes bigotry. Education is the key to acceptance.”

“You can’t be against bullying without actually doing something about it.”

“You never realize how strong you are until being strong is the only choice you have.”

“You will never reach higher ground if you are always pushing others down.”

Dealing with a bully can be difficult. Following some of the most common and effective strategies of resolving your differences will help you to seek some common ground.