50 Most Inspiring Quotes About Anti Bullying

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Bullying is a type of violence that can affect a person’s life. 

The victim of bullying often struggles with depression, anxiety, eating disorders, and post-traumatic stress disorder. They may even contemplate suicide.

It is really important for people to spread awareness about bullying and be more aware of the situations that happen around them because this can happen to anyone, and if you are the victim don’t be afraid to seek help or talk to someone that you know like your family or friends. 

Here’s a collection of the most inspiring anti-bullying quotes:


50 Most Inspiring Quotes About Anti Bullying

1. “We explain when someone is cruel or acts like a bully, you do not stoop to their level. Our motto is when they go low, you go high.” – Michelle Obama

2. “There is no gesture more devastating than the back turning away.” – Rachel Simmons, Odd Girl Out

3. “The flaws of some people lead to horrors inflicted on to others. And then there are the more human flaws that, when you shine a light on to them, de-demonize people that might otherwise be seen as ogres.” – Jon Ronson, So You’ve Been Publicly Shamed

4. “We somehow must become what we are not, sacrificing what we are, to inherit the masquerade of what we will be.” – Shane Koyczan

5. “Bullying happens because weak people need to prop up their ego by beating up or humiliating others.” – Bruce Dickinson, What Does This Button Do?

6. “Once you accept a label you may have to wear it for the rest of your short life. Don’t accept any negative label from anyone no matter who they are. If you have accepted any negative label, it’s time to take them off of you.” – Paul Bamikole

7. “My mother says we’re supposed to make mistakes. That’s the way we learn.” – Karen Mueller Coombs

8. “The central message of the Clare series, I think, is not to underestimate or marginalize those who you deem weaker or different than yourself as you have no idea what they’re capable of. You never know – those of whom you relentlessly persecute may just end up killing you.” – Don Roff

9. “We are supposed to call poison medicine and we wonder why we’re always sick.” – Stefan Molyneux


10th of 50 Anti Bullying Quotes 

10. “A bully hides his fears with fake bravado. That is the opposite of self-assertiveness.” – Nathaniel Branden


11. “If you don’t like people they can’t hurt you. Almost-eight-year-olds who are often described as ‘different’ learn that very quickly.” – Fredrik Backman, My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She’s Sorry

12. “What makes you a real girl or boy is that no one laughs at you. If you are imitation or unreal, the rules give you a right to exist provided you do what the real ones or brutes say. What makes you into me or Charles Morgan is that the rules allow all the girls to be better than me and all the boys better than Charles Morgan.” – Diana Wynne Jones, Witch Week

13. “Confident and proficient people are virtually impossible for a bully to intimidate in any environment.” – Kilroy J. Oldster, Dead Toad Scrolls

14. “That’s just your persecution complex talking. Maybe you feel like I’m looking down on you because you’re simply conscious of your own inferiority?” – Wataru Watari

15. “There is no excuse for bullying. Not even in schools. The parents should be arrested. But the most worrying thing is that authorities do it: politicians and journalists. They consider it part of their job. This world is wrong. It’s a crime: Causes traumas to vulnerable people.” – Maria Karvouni

16. “Usually people don’t see beyond the surface of things and cannot understand more other than the obvious; they are used to judging a book by its cover, and that is why they don’t hesitate to bully.” – Maria Karvouni

17. “The kids threw the rumors out like lit matches, to see what would catch. I stayed silent, listening to the fizz and spark of their words, pretending I was water, putting them out.” – Erica Bauermeister, The Scent Keeper

18. “I’d lost myself in the abyss of someone else’s tyranny…again.” – Cassandra Giovanni, Love Exactly

19. “Do not stand up against a bully alone. If your teachers don’t listen, tell someone who you trust. Let them be aware of the situation, regardless of whether or not it is ongoing. Let them know every single time it happens.” – Charlena E. Jackson, Teachers Just Don’t Understand Bullying Hurts


20th of 50 Anti Bullying Quotes 

20. “Contagion is hate’s greatest attribute and it’s most treacherous; anyone is susceptible.” – Aysha Taryam


21. “Other people’s words have almost nothing to do with you and almost everything to do with them.” – Gisele Bündchen, Lessons

22. “At the end of the day, what is life? A beautiful journey. Why must we take it so seriously and not enjoy every moment of it? Why not let any person have his chance in anything he desires? …Why not vanish the hate and forgive? Why not follow our dreams and make them reality?” – Maria Karvouni

23. “This is followed by laughter because we’re in high school, which means we’re predictable and almost everything is funny, especially if it’s someone else’s public humiliation.” – Jennifer Niven, All the Bright Places

24. “If someone calls me stupid, I have to actually believe I’m stupid in order for it to affect me.” – Rachel D. Greenwell, How To Wear A Crown

25. “You don’t need them. You have the power to create. They need you because they’re too afraid to try creating something new and magical themselves. They can only try to tear down others. That makes them the weak ones, Jesse.” – Davies, Hard Hart

26. “Bitter people always want to show you their bitter side in different forms, sometimes gently and sometimes bitterly, as if that is your bitter side, but always remain positive with understanding!” – Ernest Agyemang Yeboah

27. “I was bullied for the best part of my childhood, and still it comes easy to me. I have to have to bite my lip, to quit from apologizing for people walking into me, standing on my feet, and letting go of doors in my face.” – Billy Childish, My Fault

28. “Papa says that some people seem mean, but they’re just sad inside.” – Sarah Jio, All the Flowers in Paris

29. “He had put his hand up in class, a declaration of existence, a claim that he knew something. And that was forbidden to him. They could give a number of reasons for why they had to torment him; he was too fat, too ugly, too disgusting. But the real problem was simply that he existed, and every reminder of his existence was a crime.” – John Ajvide Lindqvist, Let the Right One In


30th of 50 Anti Bullying Quotes 

30. “Stefan spat. Oh, aye, he fell. O’ course, Master Ralon helped him fall, several times. Poor li’l tyke didn’t have a chance.” – Tamora Pierce, Alanna


31. “Psychological research has shown that prejudice adversely affects both the targets and perpetrators. Does it make sense then to enter a losing battle, one which you come out of in the end a battered and bruised loser?” – Aysha Taryam

32. “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, Single Dad Laughing

33. “But the coconut is also a symbol of resilience, Samar. 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.” – Neesha Meminger, Shine, Coconut Moon

34. “No. I didn’t say you could talk yet. You made me feel like crap. I didn’t fit into your little definition of perfect and you never let me forget it. I can assure you there is nothing. Nothing that would ever make you worth the air you breathe.” – Nyrae Dawn, Measuring Up

35. “People will love to despise the person you were, and/or the person you have become. We can allow that negativity to eat us alive, or pray for their happiness. Keep your heart open, and all will be healed.” – Michelle Cruz-Rosado, Pursuing Your Destiny

36. “Bullying is a horrible thing. It sticks with you forever. It poisons you. But only if you let it.” – Heather Brewer, Dear Bully

37. “Bigotry, hate, bullying, perversion, and discrimination must never be considered to be human rights, because if we do, then we will never in a million years be able to instill real justice, equality, and acceptance in the human society.” – Abhijit Naskar, Operation Justice

38. “There’s always this one girl. She’s desperate and she’s weird and she’s jealous, and you’re stuck with her, no matter how hard you try to get her off your back. Just throw some really fucked-up self-esteem issues into the mix and you have Kara.” – Courtney Summers, Some Girls Are

39. “Plenty of clever children have to pretend to be not clever or else they get bullied by the thick.” – Tom Baker, The Boy Who Kicked Pigs


40th of 50 Anti Bullying Quotes 

40. “I was modest–they accused me of being crafty: I became secretive. I felt deeply good and evil–nobody caressed me, everybody offended me: I became rancorous. I was gloomy–other children were merry and talkative. I felt myself superior to them–but was considered inferior: I became envious. I was ready to love the whole world–none understood me: and I learned to hate.” – Mikhail Lermontov, A Hero of Our Time


41. “Maybe you never considered yourself a bully, a batterer, or an abuser before, but maybe you are — to yourself.” – Bryant McGill, Simple Reminders

42. “Bullying is not a character-building experience.” – Christina Engela, Pearls Before Swine

43. “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.” – Honoré de Balzac, Père Goriot

44. “Fear of a bully, fear of a volcano; the power within you does not distinguish. It does not recognize degree.” – K. Jemisin, The Fifth Season

45. “I’ve been in enough playgrounds to know kids can be mean. I know, I know, I know.” – J. Palacio, Wonder

46. “That was the day I learned how dangerous a color can be. That a boy could be knocked off that shade and made to reckon his trespass. Even if color is nothing but what the light reveals, that nothing has laws, and a boy on a pink bike must learn, above all else, the law of gravity.” – Ocean Vuong, On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous

47. “If you poke a bear just to hear it to roar, why keep poking it if it doesn’t have the energy to roar.” – Dean Mackin

48. “All the whispering, glaring, pointing and judging makes them no better than whoever or whatever it is they’re gossiping about.” – Tiffany King

49. “I never want to be known. I’d rather be alone than have everyone talk about me and bother about my life. That’s why I want to be an astronaut. I just want to travel into space and stay there. Be somewhere where no one else goes.” – Aimee Herman, Everything Grows

50. “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, Bully at Ambush Corner



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Zisilia Alvsa
Zisilia Alvsa
Zisilia Alvsa is a writer for Wealthy Gorilla. Friends often call her Zii. She is a girl from Jakarta, Indonesia who currently lives in Bali. Zii loves photography and travelling.


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