Someone else is purported to have had a similar response to the "eye for an eye" modus operandi and counseled to turn the other cheek.
Fairly easy to quote, I imagine the Steve Bennetts of the world can quote it as well. That you have taken it to heart and would make it your own makes me want to stand up on my little box and applaud you
. Such policy is worthless when approached vicariously, which seems a common practice. That you would take it where you live, to the delicate areas of your life, is noteworthy. Here's a hearty well done, from a complete stranger, for what it may be worth.
The truth does not require our assistance to exist or persist, it simply is. It's hard to imagine the truth of a message if it must be delivered violently to make an impact.