21 Greatest Quotes About Cruelty
A child cannot, thank Heaven, know how vast and how merciless is the nature of power, with what unbelievable cruelty people treat each other.
Fear is the main source of superstition, and one of the main sources of cruelty. To conquer fear is the beginning of wisdom.
[T]he infliction of cruelty with a good conscience is a delight to moralists. That is why they invented Hell.
Only when we have become nonviolent towards all life will we have learned to live well with others.
Perhaps in nearly every joy, as certainly in every pleasure, cruelty has its place.
Compassion for animals is intimately associated with goodness of character, and it may be confidently asserted that he who is cruel to animals cannot be a good man.
There must have been a moment, at the beginning, where we could have said -- no. But somehow we missed it.
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
Cruelty towards others is always also cruelty towards ourselves.
Cruelty depends on an understanding of cruelty, and the ability to choose against it. Or to choose to ignore it.
Jonathan Safran Foer
It's not cruelty, maybe, but a desire to understand that motivates them.
10 percent of any population is cruel, no matter what, and 10 percent is merciful, no matter what, and the remaining 80 percent can be moved in either direction.
Mitleid mit den Thieren hängt mit der Güte des Charakters so genau zusammen, daß man zuversichtlich behaupten darf, wer gegen Thiere grausam ist, könne kein guter Mensch seyn.
All tyranny, bigotry, aggression, and cruelty are wrong, and whenever we see it, we must never be silent.
And she was sorry. She knew better. Cruelty never helped the turning of the world.