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33 Cruelty Quotes

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.

William Shakespeare Quotes , Source: The Winter's Tale (Polixenes at IV, iv)

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Inhumanity is caught from man, From smiling man.

Edward Young Quotes , Source: Night Thoughts (night V, l. 158)

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

Thomas Fowell Buxton Quotes

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

George Eliot Quotes

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Cruelty is a part of nature, at least of human nature, but it is the one thing that seems unnatural to us.

Robinson Jeffers Quotes

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The difference between coarse and refined abuse is the difference between being bruised by a club and wounded by a poisoned arrow.

Samuel Johnson Quotes

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If it were absolutely necessary to choose, I would rather be guilty of an immoral act than of a cruel one.

Anatole France Quotes

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When a man's dog turns against him it is time for a wife to pack her trunk and go home to mama.

Mark Twain Quotes

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