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Picture quote by Tennessee Williams about cruel

All cruel people describe themselves as paragons of frankness. ⏤ Tennessee Williams


Picture quote by Sayings about courage

Having a soft heart in a cruel world is courage, not weakness. ⏤ Sayings


Picture quote by Friedrich Nietzsche about cruel

Man is the cruelest animal. ⏤ Friedrich Nietzsche


Picture quote by Michael J. Fox about dignity

One's dignity may be assaulted, vandalized and cruelly mocked, but it can never be taken away unless it is surrendered. ⏤ Michael J. Fox


Picture quote by Thomas Paine about belief

Belief in a cruel god makes a cruel man. ⏤ Thomas Paine


Picture quote by Unknown about cruelty

The greatest cruelty is our casual blindness to the despair of others. ⏤ Unknown


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The cruelest lies are often told in silence.

Robert Louis Stevenson, writer

Only the weak are cruel. Gentleness can only be expected from the strong.

Leo Buscaglia, author

It's not a slam at you when people are rude -- it's a slam at the people they've met before.

Unknown,

A fly may sting a stately horse and make him wince; but one is but an insect, and the other is a horse still.

Samuel Johnson, author

What a cruel thing war is... to fill our hearts with hatred instead of love for our neighbors.

Robert E. Lee, soldier

Human kindness has never weakened the stamina or softened the fiber of a free people. A nation does not have to be cruel to be tough.

Franklin D. Roosevelt, president

Love is not cruel, we are cruel. Love is not a game, we have made a game out of love

Rupi Kaur,

Cruelty is one fashion statement we can all do without.

Rue McClanahan, actress

The only cure for contempt is counter-contempt.

H. L. Mencken, writer

Cruelty is a part of nature, at least of human nature, but it is the one thing that seems unnatural to us.

Robinson Jeffers, poet

Too many of us look upon Americans as dollar chasers. This is a cruel libel, even if it is reiterated thoughtlessly by the Americans themselves.

Albert Einstein, physicist

All married couples should learn the art of battle as they should learn the art of making love. Good battle is objective and honest - never vicious or cruel. Good battle is healthy and constructive, and brings to a marriage the principles of equal partnership.

Ann Landers, journalist

War is wretched beyond description, and only a fool or a fraud could sentimentalize its cruel reality.

John McCain, politician

My doctrine is this, that if we see cruelty or wrong that we have the power to stop, and do nothing, we make ourselves sharers in the guilt.

Anna Sewell, writer

The history of our country is cruel. We have to face those issues or, should I say, we had to. Not anymore I hope, because we are going in the right direction, and we are ready to forgive, ready to move on.

Novak Djokovic, tennis player

It is quite cruel that a poet cannot wander through his regions of enchantment without having a critic, forever, like the old man of the sea, upon his back.

Marianne Moore, poet

An angry father is most cruel towards himself.

Publilius Syrus, writer

Farewell, fair cruelty.

William Shakespeare, dramatist

It is possible that the contemplation of cruelty will not make us humane but cruel; that the reiteration of the badness of our spiritual condition will make us consent to it.

Lionel Trilling, critic

For my tribe, the people I found years ago, we've found sanctuary in the irreverent, in the off-center, in the quirky... And that's how we stay entertained, and that's how we stay engaged in what would otherwise seem to be a really cruel world. A really harsh world.

RuPaul, drag queen

The slavery of Negroes in the South was not usually a deliberately cruel and oppressive system. It did not mean systematic starvation or murder.

W. E. B. Du Bois, writer

I think it's perfectly possible to explain how the universe came about without bringing God into it, but I don't know everything, and there may well be a God somewhere, hiding away. Actually, if he is keeping out of sight, it's because he's ashamed of his followers and all the cruelty and ignorance they're responsible for promoting in his name. If I were him, I'd want nothing to do with them.

Philip Pullman, writer

Cowards are cruel, but the brave love mercy and delight to save.

John Gay, poet

Bush promised a foreign policy of humility and a domestic policy of compassion. He has given us a foreign policy of arrogance and a domestic policy that is cynical, myopic and cruel.

Joe Klein, journalist

Family responsibility, yes, and always. Family bankruptcy due to the cruel rules of government, no.

Barbara Mikulski, politician

Jealousy is cruel as the grave: the coals thereof are coals of fire.

Solomon Ibn Gabirol, poet

We, unlike Nazi Germany or Mussolini's Italy, have never stopped being a nation of laws, not of men. But witness how men with motives and a majority can manipulate law to cruel and unjust ends.

Robert Byrd, politician

When this boy was brought to Dr. Young, his name being William, the same as mine, my mother was ordered to change mine to something else. This, at the time, I thought to be one of the most cruel acts that could be committed upon my rights.

William Wells Brown, activist

Your own soul is nourished when you are kind; it is destroyed when you are cruel.

King Solomon, royalty

War is cruelty. There is no use trying to reform it. The crueler it is, the sooner it will be over.

William Tecumseh Sherman, soldier

There must have been a moment, at the beginning, were we could have said -- no. But somehow we missed it.

Tom Stoppard, dramatist

Scotsmen are metaphisical and emotional, they are sceptical and mystical, they are romantic and ironic, they are cruel and tender, and full of mirth and despair.

William Dunbar, poet

There were also some cruel reviews by women, but the tone of the male reviewers, sometimes hysterical, was different. I have suffered, but I don't want to name names-but there have been men who have seemed to want to destroy me or my writing, men I don't even know.

Marguerite Young, author

Cruel leaders are replaced only to have new leaders turn cruel.

Che Guevara, revolutionary

I don't think I'd ever be cruel to an animal.

David Duchovny, actor

Bond was how Fleming saw himself; the sardonic, cruel mouth, the hard, tight skinned face.

Terence Young, director

War is cruelty, and none can make it gentle.

Gilbert Parker, politician

I got a divorce eleven years later on the grounds of cruelty, which is still not easy in England.

Dinah Sheridan, actress

The mad, cruel, and accursed American war.

Lord George Gordon, politician

You ought to try being cruel to some people.

Mike Judge, producer

Those who actually hate animals to the point of being cruel to them are outcasts to the rest of us, no matter where in the world they live.

Nick Clooney, politician

I think women can be as cruel as men, and men as tender as women, and vice versa.

Aaron Eckhart, actor

We all have a right to know, and if the government has been suppressing information about other life forms, that's the cruelest hoax of all.

Dwight Schultz, actor

In America, they are paranoid about ruining the reputations of people once they are dead and cannot answer back. They have this fascination which to me seems cruel and morbid. I do not want any part of it.

Isabella Rossellini, actress

Love has its place, as does hate. Peace has its place, as does war. Mercy has its place, as do cruelty and revenge.

Meir Kahane, clergyman

I'll tell you one thing, it's a cruel, cruel world.

Danny Devito, actor

Most children turn out badly because they have the wrong parental image. This doesn't mean their parents are criminal. It means they are boring and cruel.

Hedy Lamarr, actress

It would be stupid tameness, and unaccountable folly, for whole nations to suffer one unreasonable, ambitious and cruel man, to wanton and riot in their misery.

Jonathan Mayhew, clergyman

You know, I'm Australian, and we have got the worst sense of humor. We are cruel to each other.

Steve Irwin, scientist

The often cruel behavior of Christians toward unbelievers and even toward dissenters among themselves is shocking evidence of the function of that image in relation to values and behavior.

Carol P. Christ, educator

The national security state has many unfair and cruel weapons in its arsenal, but that of junk science is one which can be fought and perhaps defeated.

Aldrich Ames, criminal

Perhaps it should only be added that the Gorean master, though often strict, is seldom cruel. The girl knows, if she pleases him, her lot will be an easy one.

John Norman, writer

I think I've finally proven something to people who were cynical about me. Because they were cruel.

Nancy Sinatra, musician

Two children of same cruel parent look at one another and see in each other the image of the cruel parent or the image of their past oppressor. This is very much the case between Jew and Arab: It's a conflict between two victims.

Amos Oz, writer

When I was in England doing Romeo and Juliet as a child star, I was interviewed by the British press, who are even more vicious and cruel than the Americans. So I have been extremely guarded ever since.

Claire Bloom, actress

When I was a kid it was like, who could be the coolest? Who could do the stupidest thing? And you knew it was a stupid thing to do, but you would do it just so you could be the coolest guy. And then you end up doing really cruel crap.

Mike Judge, producer

And it was back in the mid-1980s, and as I point out in a piece, that was when we are spending about eight percent of our gross domestic product on health care. And even then, we had the impression that so much of the excessive, aggressive medical treatment that took place at the end of life was not only unnecessary but it was cruel.

Richard Dooling, novelist

Man is subject to innumerable pains and sorrows by the very condition of humanity, and yet, as if nature had not sown evils enough in life, we are continually adding grief to grief and aggravating the common calamity by our cruel treatment of one another.

Joseph Addison, writer

If we're so cruel to minorities, why do they keep coming here? Why aren't they sneaking across the Mexican border to make their way to the Taliban?

Ann Coulter, journalist

The TV business is uglier than most things. It is normally perceived as some kind of cruel and shallow money trench through the heart of the journalism industry, a long plastic hallway where thieves and pimps run free and good men die like dogs, for no good reason.

Hunter S. Thompson, journalist

Everything starts with yourself, with you making up your mind about what you're going to do with your life. I tell kids that it's a cruel world, and that the world will bend them either left or right, and it's up to them to decide which way to bend.

Tony Dorsett, athlete

Certainly it is wrong to be cruel to animals and the destruction of a whole species can be a great evil. The capacity for feelings of pleasure and pain and for the form of life of which animals are capable clearly impose duties of compassion and humanity in their case.

John Rawls, educator

Cruel and cold is the judgment of man, Cruel as winter, and cold as the snow; But by-and-by will the deed and the plan Be judged by the motive that lieth below.

Lewis J. Bates,

In a cruel and evil world, being cynical can allow you to get some entertainment out of it.

Daniel Waters, soldier

Cruel persecutions and intolerance are not accidents, but grow out of the very essence of religion, namely, its absolute claims.

Morris Raphael Cohen, philosopher

Very little of the great cruelty shown by men can really be attributed to cruel instinct. Most of it comes from thoughtlessness or inherited habit. The roots of cruelty, therefore, are not so much strong as widespread. But the time must come when inhumanity protected by custom and thoughtlessness will succumb before humanity championed by thought. Let us work that this time may come.

Albert Schweitzer, theologian

No people in the history of the world have ever been so misunderstood, so misjudged, and so cruelly maligned.

John Brown Gordon, soldier

A child's hope is that your father comes riding in on that white stallion and saves them. You can't make somebody love you the way you want them to love you, it's not a Leave it to Beaver type world. This isn't television. Life's a lot more cruel than that.

Jake Roberts, celebrity

The force we use on ourselves, to prevent ourselves from loving, is often more cruel than the severest treatment at the hands of one loved.

Francois de la Rochefoucauld, writer

Fortunately, this is not something that we see a lot of. Very rarely do you see a dog in this terrible shape from starvation. People just aren't that cruel.

Jonathan Ross, entertainer

Ringer is the perfect balance of what audiences want ot see me do. It's Cruel Intentions meets Buffy.

Sarah Michelle Gellar, actress

I would hope that people didn't think I was anything like Joan! It's very hard for me because Joan says such cruel things all the time. It sort of makes me cringe every time I read them because I think, 'Who could be so horrible?' To be able to deliver those lines and do them with a coolness, yet still make her likable, is a bit of a challenge.

Christina Hendricks, actress

Gay kids need to stop killing themselves because they are made to feel worthless by cruel and relentless bullying.

Zachary Quinto, actor

And this year, when we end the cruel, defeatist practice of passing children who cannot read into fourth grade, and when our most diligent students begin to graduate from high school in 11 years, and get a head start on college costs with the dollars they earned through their hard work, others will take notice of Indiana yet again.

Mitch McConnell, politician

I find it rather easy to portray a businessman. Being bland, rather cruel and incompetent comes naturally to me.

John Cleese, actor

The foolish and cruel notion that a wife is to obey her husband has sent more women to the grave than to the courts for a divorce.

Lemuel K. Washburn,

Bored people, unless they sleep a lot, are cruel.

Renata Adler, journalist

He who is only just is cruel. Who on earth could live were all judged justly?

Lord Byron, poet

The truth is cruel, but it can be loved, and it makes free those who have loved it.

George Santayana, philosopher

Cruelty would be delicious if one could only find some sort of cruelty that didn't really hurt.

George Bernard Shaw, dramatist

It is cruel, you know, that music should be so beautiful. It has the beauty of loneliness of pain: of strength and freedom. The beauty of disappointment and never-satisfied love. The cruel beauty of nature and everlasting beauty of monotony.

Benjamin Britten, composer

The greater the state, the more wrong and cruel its patriotism, and the greater is the sum of suffering upon which its power is founded.

Leo Tolstoy, novelist

It's a cruel, heartless world out there in commercial rock 'n' roll, and when you take as much time off as we did, eight years, booking agents don't know if you'll draw.

Tina Weymouth, musician

Every conceivable cruel method of blackmail was used against me to obtain by force and at all costs confessions and statements both about comrades who had been arrested, and about political activities.

Ernst Thalmann, politician

A rude nature is worse than a brute nature by so much more as man is better than a beast: and those that are of civil natures and genteel dispositions are as much nearer to celestial creatures as those that are rude and cruel are to devils.

Margaret Cavendish, writer

I must be cruel, only to be kind.

William Shakespeare, dramatist

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