Cruelty Quotes

Dr. anthony daniels, the observer (1998) - cruelty is like hope: it springs eternal....
When lenity and cruelty play for a kingdom, the gentler gamester is the soonest winner.
William Shakespeare, Henry V

Certain souls seem hard because they are capable of strong feelings, and they sometimes go to rather extreme lengths their apparent unconcern and cruelty are but ways, known only to themselves, of feeling more strongly than others.
Marquis de Sade
All cruelty springs from weakness.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Fear is the main source of superstition, and one of the main sources of cruelty. To conquer fear is the beginning of wisdom.
Bertrand Russell, Unpopular Essays (1950), "Outline of Intellectual Rubbish".
What, to the American slave, is your Fourth of July I answer A day that reveals to him, more than all other days of the year, the gross injustices and cruelty to which he is the constant victim. To him your celebration is a sham.
Frederick Douglas

Hypocrisy, the lie, is the true sister of evil, intolerance, and cruelty.
Raisa M. Gorbachev
Bertrand russell - the infliction of cruelty with a good conscience...
The discovery of America was the occasion of the greatest outburst of cruelty and reckless greed known in history.
Joseph Conrad
The cemetery of the victims of human cruelty in our century is extended to include yet another vast cemetery, that of the unborn.
Pope John Paul II
Men feel that cruelty to the poor is a kind of cruelty to animals. They never feel that it is an injustice to equals nay it is treachery to comrades.
Gilbert Keith Chesterton
Thomas paine, the age of reason - what is it the bible teaches us? - rapine,...
My loathings are simple: stupidity, oppression, crime, cruelty, soft music.
Vladimir Nabokov
My pacifism is an instinctive feeling, a feeling that possesses me because the murder of men is disgusting. My attitude is not derived from any intellectual theory but is based on my deepest antipathy to every kind of cruelty and hatred.
Albert Einstein
My loathings are simple stupidity, oppression, crime, cruelty, soft music.
Vladimir Nabokov
Cruelty is one fashion statement we can all do without.
Rue McClanahan