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Cruel Quotes
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I am the Wizard. This world is mine.
I speak. It's done. My realm is fine.
My wand, my tongue. My sword, my voice.
It's good. It's bad. I speak my choice.
I say happy, or I say mad.
I say angry, or I say glad.
I name that drawing on the wall.
It's not graffiti after all.
The past has been broken. The prison's not real.
My word holds the magic - the power to heal.
Intent is my weapon - a sword from above.
Cruel hate, fear, and anger transmute into love.
This world's my joy. This mouth's my toy.
Reborn -I'm a brand new girl or boy.
I choose. I speak. My will is done.
Come join. Come play. This can be fun.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

What a book a devil's chaplain might write
on the clumsy, wasteful, blundering, low,
and horribly cruel work of nature!
- Charles Darwin

An angry father is most cruel towards himself.
- Publilius Syrus

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

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

But what a cruel thing is war
to separate and destroy families and friends.
- Robert E. Lee


 

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

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

Fantastic tyrant of the amorous heart.
How hard thy yoke, how cruel thy dart.
Those escape your anger who refuse your sway,
and those are punished most, who most obey.
- Matthew Prior

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

A cruel story runs on wheels, and every hand oils the wheels as they run.
- Ouida

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

Others too would occasionally entertain and privately express such doubts;
though we all had been most solemnly warned by the
cruel murder of Saint Francis.
- Maria Monk

Idle people are often bored and bored people,
unless they sleep a lot, are cruel.
It is not accident that boredom and cruelty are great
preoccupations in our time.
- Renata Adler

There was that law of life, so cruel and so just,
that one must grow or else pay more for remaining the same.
- Norman Mailer

Bored people, unless they sleep a lot,
are cruel.
- Renata Adler

The true reason of Ms.
Rice's attack against Russia is very simple.
Condoleezza Rice is a very cruel, offended woman who lacks men's attention.
- Vladimir Zhirinovsky

You ought to try being cruel to some people.
- Mike Judge

I don't mean to sound bitter, cold, or cruel,
but I am, so that's how it comes out.
- Bill Hicks

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

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

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

Aristocracy is always cruel.
- Wendell Phillips

The terrorist attacks upon our country changed the
way that we live forever and provided us with a cruel
reminder that freedom and liberty have a price.
- Jo Ann Davis

I'll do humor about myself, I'll poke fun and everything,
but that's me and I can do it to me.
I think it's cruel to do it to somebody else.
- Delta Burke

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

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

Note too that a faithful study of the liberal arts
humanizes character and permits it not to be cruel.
- Ovid

Your belief in God is merely an escape from your monotonous,
stupid and cruel life.
- Jiddu Krishnamurti

Loneliness is never more cruel than when it is felt
in close propinquity with someone who has ceased to communicate.
- Germaine Greer

Hollywood is the backdrop of my family,
and I know that the movie business is incredibly cruel as you get older.
- Jamie Lee Curtis

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

One can't be kind to one person and cruel to another.
- Morarji Desai

It's very strange that the people you love are often
the people you're most cruel to.
- Kenneth Branagh

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

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

Jealousy is cruel as the grave: the coals thereof are coals of fire.
- Solomon Ibn Gabirol

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

In a democracy, the majority of the citizens is capable
of exercising the most cruel oppressions upon the minority.
- Edmund Burke

That he delights in the misery of others no man will confess,
and yet what other motive can make a father cruel?
- Joseph Addison

Children are very cruel, yes.
Of course.
Children are extraordinarily cruel little creatures.
- Dennis Potter

Belief in a cruel God makes a cruel man.
- Thomas Paine

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

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

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

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

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

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

Africa is a cruel country; it takes your heart and
grinds it into powdered stone -
and no one minds.
- Elspeth Huxley

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

The mad, cruel, and accursed American war.
- Lord George Gordon

Every social injustice is not only cruel,
but it is economic waste.
- William Feather

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

But what a cruel thing is war
to separate and destroy families and friends,
and mar the purest joys and happiness
God has granted us in this world,
to fill our hearts with hatred
instead of love for our neighbors,
and to devastate the fair face of this beautiful world!
- Robert E. Lee

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

And, perhaps most importantly, regional conflicts will
again and again confront us with a cruel choice between
costly engagement and costly indifference.
- Lord Robertson

Terror made me cruel.
- Emily Bronte

The bottom of the sea is cruel.
- Hart Crane

People are constantly clamoring for the joy of life.
As for me, I find the joy of life in the hard and cruel battle of life -
to learn something is a joy to me.
- August Strindberg

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

You can't look in the face of adoration and be cruel.
- Claudia Christian

Cruel leaders are replaced only to have new leaders turn cruel.
- Che Guevara

Melancholy and sadness are the start of doubt...
doubt is the beginning of despair; despair is the cruel
beginning of the differing degrees of wickedness.
- Isidore Ducasse Lautreamont

I don't come to tournaments to make friends,
to go to parties, to hold conversations.
I come to be the best, and I'm not mean and cruel and dirty.
- Venus Williams

When I wasn't as attractive as I am now,
I suffered at the hands of cruel children and their
taunts until I realised that confidence and a bit of
aesthetic care can overcome that.
- Johnny Vegas

We are not by nature cruel.
- J. M. Coetzee

He who is cruel to animals becomes hard also in his dealings with men.
We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals.
- Immanuel Kant

Women love to be called cruel, even when they are kindest.
- Samuel Richardson

I like animals because they are not consciously cruel
and don't betray each other.
- Taylor Caldwell

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


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