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What KFC does to 750 million chickens each year is not civilized or acceptable, and you can help change that. Cruelty is cruelty, and KFC is being cruel in the extreme. I am calling for a boycott of all KFC restaurants until my friends at PETA tell me that you have agreed to be kinder in your practices. (Quote by - Pamela Anderson)

If it were absolutely necessary to choose, I would rather be guilty of an immoral act than of a cruel one. (Quote by - Anatole France)

Lust is to the other passions what the nervous fluid is to life; it supports them all, lends strength to them all ambition, cruelty, avarice, revenge, are all founded on lust. (Quote by - Marquis De Sade)

Cruelty is a tyrant that's always attended with fear. (Quote by - Thomas Fuller)

We are bound to lose Ireland in consequence of years of cruelty, stupidity and misgovernment and I would rather lose her as a friend than as a foe. (Quote by - William E. Gladstone)

Cruelty is, perhaps, the worst kid of sin. Intellectual cruelty is certainly the worst kind of cruelty. (Quote by - G. K. Chesterton)

Anyone capable of this kind of cruelty poses a serious risk, not just to animals, but to fellow human beings as well. Communities should be concerned when animal abusers are found in their midst. Research in psychology and criminology reveals a consistent pattern of cruelty to animals among perpetrators of violence toward humans. (Quote by - Martin Mersereau)

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. Extract from 'Memories of childhood and youth.'. (Quote by - Albert Schweitzer)

Courtesy is a silver lining around the dark clouds of civilization; it is the best part of refinement and in many ways, an art of heroic beauty in the vast gallery of man's cruelty and baseness. (Quote by - Bryant H. McGill)

I think of the people who commit these acts as children. They're in their 20s, but like certain children, they have been told only one story, over and over. Like most children, they believe in an easily identifiable good and evil, and like most children, they are capable of unthinkable cruelty. (Quote by - Michael Cunningham)

Theater of cruelty means a theater difficult and cruel for myself first of all. And, on the level of performance, it is not the cruelty we can exercise upon each other by hacking at each other's bodies, carving up our personal anatomies, or, like Assyrian emperors, sending parcels of human ears, noses, or neatly detached nostrils through the mail, but the much more terrible and necessary cruelty which things can exercise against us. We are not free. And the sky can still fall on our heads. And the theater has been created to teach us that first of all. (Quote by - Antonin Artaud)

Inhumanity is caught from man, From smiling man. (Quote by - Edward Young)

Cruelty and fear shake hands together. (Quote by - Honore De Balzac)

If the people raise a howl against my barbarity and cruelty, I will answer that war is war, and not popularity seeking. (Quote by - E. L. Doctorow)

He rejoices to have made his way by ruin of others. (Quote by - Lucanus)

The best political weapon is the weapon of terror. Cruelty commands respect. Men may hate us. But, we don't ask for their love; only for their fear. (Quote by - Heinrich Himmler)

Thousands of cops are trained every year across our state yet they fail to receive training under the Agriculture and Markets Law that penalizes those who commit animal cruelty. (Quote by - Susan McDonough)

When a man's dog turns against him it is time for a wife to pack her trunk and go home to mama. (Quote by - Mark Twain)

It is the worst case of animal cruelty I have seen. (Quote by - Donna Cavanaugh)

To insult someone we call him "bestial." For deliberate cruelty and nature, "human" might be the greater insult. (Quote by - Isaac Asimov)

War is cruelty. There's no use trying to reform it. The crueler it is, the sooner it will be over. (Quote by - William Tecumseh Sherman)

My idea of our civilization is that it is a shoddy, poor thing and full of cruelties, vanities, arrogances, meannesses and hypocrisies. (Quote by - Mark Twain)

And you, enchantment, Worthy enough a herdsman--yea, him too, That makes himself, but for our honor therein, Unworthy thee-if ever henceforth thou These rural latches to his entrance open, Or hoop his body more with thy embraces, I will devise a death as cruel for thee As thou art tender to't. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

The infliction of cruelty with a good conscience is a delight to moralists. That is why they invented Hell. (Quote by - Bertrand Russell)

This extremely violent and depraved act of animal cruelty is particularly disturbing, not only because of the unimaginable suffering this dog was forced to endure, but also because of the implications such cruelty holds for the safety of the community at large. (Quote by - Peter Wood)


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