Cruelty is, perhaps, the worst kid of sin. Intellectual cruelty is certainly the worst kind of cruelty.
Cruelty is stupidity.
Anger ends in cruelty.
Killing a cruelty is not a cruelty.
It is cruelty to the innocent not to punish the guilty.
Rather the cruelty of the Turks than the justice of the Bedouins.
Cruelty towards others is always also cruelty towards ourselves.
Men feel that cruelty to the poor is a kind of cruelty to animals. They never feel that it is an injustice to equals; nay it is treachery to comrades.
How do evil people find the strength to do good?
Misogyny, when expressed or explored by men, remains a timeless classic.
Pain is weakness leaving the body
When Anger and Revenge get married, their daughter is called Cruelty.
Cruelty would be delicious if one could only find some sort of cruelty that didn't really hurt.
What has marked Chinese society is its level of cruelty, not just revolutions and wars. We ought to reject it totally, otherwise in another upheaval there will be further cruelty.
It’s comforting to me,” he added, “that beauty can come from violence, if only in metaphor.
Ignorant kindness may have the effect of cruelty; but to be angry with it as if it were direct cruelty would be an ignorant unkindness.
In London, 'Equus' caused a sensation because it displayed cruelty to horses; in New York, because it allegedly displayed cruelty to psychiatrists.
The only thing worse than cruelty is delegated cruelty.
Sometimes you can be so deeply wrapped up in a person that the only way to deal with it is to use cruelty to push them away.
Each year, billions of animals are subjected to cruelty on factory farms, feed lots, and slaughterhouses. The brutality that these animals endure would be grounds for felony cruelty charges if inflicted upon our cats and dogs.
I was in awe of the mystery of human compassion and the inability of love to make the distance between us any more bearable.