Quote category: Cruelty


The impulse to cruelty is, in many people, almost as violent as the impulse to sexual love; almost as violent and much more mischievous.

Cruelty

Aldous Huxley Permalink to Aldous Huxley quote

I am certain no one sets out to be cruel, but our treatment of the elderly ill seems to have no philosophy to it. As a society, we should establish whether we have a policy of life at any cost.

Cruelty

Terry Pratchett Permalink to Terry Pratchett quote

If cats looked like frogs we'd realize what nasty, cruel little bastards they are.
Style. That's what people remember.

(Lords and Ladies)

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