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Cruelty, like every other vice, requires no motive outside of itself; it only requires opportunity.

Cruelty, like every other vice, requires no motive outside of itself; it only requires opportunity.

by George Eliot Found in: Cruelty Quotes,
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Men so noble,
However faulty, yet should find respect
For what they have been: 'tis a cruelty
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Men so noble,
However faulty, yet should find respect
For what they have been: 'tis a cruelty
To load a falling man.

by William Shakespeare Found in: Cruelty Quotes,
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An angel with a trumpet said,
"Forever more, forever more,
The reign of violence is o'er!"

An angel with a trumpet said,
"Forever more, forever more,
The reign of violence is o'er!"

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It is cruelty to be humane to rebels, and humanity is cruelty.
[Fr., Contre les rebelles c'est cruante que read more

It is cruelty to be humane to rebels, and humanity is cruelty.
[Fr., Contre les rebelles c'est cruante que d'estre humain, et
humanite d'estre cruel.]

by Robert Burns Found in: Cruelty Quotes,
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One of the ill effects of cruelty is that it makes the bystanders cruel.

One of the ill effects of cruelty is that it makes the bystanders cruel.

by Thomas Fowell Buxton Found in: Cruelty Quotes,
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Detested sport,
That owes its pleasures to another's pain.

Detested sport,
That owes its pleasures to another's pain.

by William Cowper Found in: Cruelty Quotes,
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See what a rent the envious Casca made.

See what a rent the envious Casca made.

by William Shakespeare Found in: Cruelty Quotes,
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One of the ill effects of cruelty is that it makes the bystanders cruel

One of the ill effects of cruelty is that it makes the bystanders cruel

by Thomas Fowell Buxton Found in: Cruelty Quotes,
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I must be cruel only to be kind.

I must be cruel only to be kind.

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