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I hope to make people realize how totally helpless animals are, how dependent on us, trusting as a child must that we will be kind and take care of their needs. They are an obligation put on us, a responsibility we have no right to neglect, nor to violate by cruelty. (Quote by - James Herriot)

Man's inhumanity to man Makes countless thousands mourn! (Quote by - Robert Burns)

Sometimes what we call love is just a settling of old scores, or a seeking of forbidden pain, or a circuitous path to the kingdom of cruelty, or she may simply have confused lack of capital with heroism while searching for rescue without knowing from what. (Quote by - Anne Roiphe)

It is cruelty to be humane to rebels, and humanity is cruelty. (Quote by - Robert Burns)

The Puritan hated bear-baiting, not because it gave pain to the bear, but because it gave pleasure to the spectators. (Quote by - Thomas Babington Macaulay)

Cruelty must be whitewashed by a moral excuse, and pretense of reluctance. (Quote by - George Bernard Shaw)

When we think of cruelty, we must try to remember the stupidity, the envy, the frustration from which it has arisen. (Quote by - Dame Edith Sitwell)

History is not the story of heroes entirely. It is often the story of cruelty and injustice and shortsightedness. There are monsters, there is evil, there is betrayal. That's why people should read Shakespeare and Dickens as well as history ~~ they will find the best, the worst, the height of noble attainment and the depths of depravity. (Quote by - David C. McCullough)

The difference between coarse and refined abuse is the difference between being bruised by a club and wounded by a poisoned arrow. (Quote by - Samuel Johnson)

Being a Jew, one learns to believe in the reality of cruelty and one learns to recognize indifference to human suffering as a fact. (Quote by - Andrea Dworkin)

Cruelty is fed, not weakened, by tears. (Quote by - Publilius Syrus)

Those who experiment on animals should never be able to quiet their own conscience by telling themselves that these cruelties have a worthy aim. (Quote by - Albert Schweitzer)

See what a rent the envious Casca made. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

This administration is as Machiavellian as any I recall in my lifetime, having already done much to rehabilitate the image of Nixon! In their predilection for political power, they have internalized Machiavelliís advice never to let his thoughts stray from the exercise of war. .. A prince, therefore, must not mind incurring the charge of cruelty for the purpose of keeping his subjects united and faithful. (Quote by - Abu Ghraib)

Lady, you are the cruell'st she alive If you will these graces to the grave, And leave the world no copy. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

I was drawn into it, .. I felt I had a ringside seat at this mixture of the theater of the absurd and theater of cruelty. (Quote by - Bernard Wasserstein)

Cruelty has a human heart, And jealousy a human face Terror, the human form divine, And secrecy, the human dress. (Quote by - William Blake)

Advocating obnoxiously is not a crime. You will hear that Kevin was very passionate about animal rights - treating animals with kindness and respect and without unnecessary cruelty. Kevin is being persecuted for these very beliefs. (Quote by - Eric Schneider)

I was drawn into it. I felt I had a ringside seat at this mixture of the theater of the absurd and theater of cruelty. (Quote by - Bernard Wasserstein)

The maliciousness, the intentional, deliberate cruelty that we see is incredibly frightening. (Quote by - Jennifer Campbell)

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. (Quote by - Anna Sewell)

I must be cruel only to be kind. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

All negative qualities which humans choose to possess: vanity, materialism, greed, cruelty, hatred, dishonesty, envy; will eventually within that soul's existence be destined for punishment; do not ask how or by whom, they just will in some form or another! Their opposites will reap opposite. (Quote by - Diego Velasquez)

What happened shows that these people want violence and not peace, .. The authorities tried to negotiate with them and were extremely patient, but these people came back with inhuman cruelty and torture. (Quote by - Thaksin Shinawatra)

A certain sense of cruelty towards oneself and others is Christian; hatred of those who think differently; the will to persecute. Hatred of mind, of pride, courage, freedom, libertinage of mind, is Christian; hatred of the sense, of the joy of the senses, of joy in general is Christian. (Quote by - Friedrich Nietzsche)


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