Cruel Quotes

Jacqueline Carey

Why is there ever this perverse cruelty in humankind, that makes us hurt most those we love best?

Alice Sebold

Nothing is ever certain.

Sanhita Baruah

Some selfish people rise because some kind people haven't learned the art of saying no to them.

Lois Lowry

Ellen had said that her mother was afraid of the ocean, that it was too cold and too big. The sky was, too, thought Annemarie. The whole world was: too cold, too big. And too cruel.


Being yourself is an old myth,
being fake in this world of cruelness is a new trick

Yevgeny Zamyatin

Cruel', O'Kelly laughed, 'it's cruel to tell children the truth. If anything convinces me of God's mercy, then it's his gift of making us unable to lie.

Patrick Rothfuss

No man is brave that has never walked a hundred miles. If you want to know the truth of who you are, walk until not a person knows your name. Travel is the great leveler, the great teacher, bitter as medicine, crueler than mirror-glass. A long stretch of road will teach you more about yourself than a hundred years of quiet introspection.

Amanda Stephan

You know if you would just do as I say I wouldn't have to hurt you.

Lity Munshi

each religion force us to be cruel on others faith .teaches us one is better than other.

Bill Courtney

As cruel as life might be at times, if you throw in the towel, which is what everyone will expect, then nothing good will happen and your life will fall apart. Be better than that!

Leopold Von Sacher-Masoch

We are faithful as long as we love, but you
demand faithfulness of a woman without love, and the giving of
herself without enjoyment. Who is cruel there-woman or man?

Eliza Cook

How cruelly sweet are the echoes that start, when memory plays an old tune on the heart!

Scott Hastie

Open the doors of your heart and they will come…
And for every cruel arrow,
Sweet caresses of delirium also
To nourish your soul.

Michael Bassey Johnson

A little inhumanity does not describe you as heartless, rather, it is a way of telling others that you have a heart that can get angry.

Philip Caputo

Before you leave here, Sir, you’re going to learn that one of the most brutal things in the world is your average nineteen-year-old American boy.

Ted Hughes

If you're all so peaceful up there, how did you get such greedy and cruel ideas?"
The dragon was silent for a long time after this question. And at last he said: "It just came over me. I don't know why. It just came over me, listening to the battling shouts and the war-cries of the earth - I got excited, I wanted to join in.

Trevor D. Richardson

It’s a cruel fact of war that it takes little more than applying pressure to one finger to end another person’s life. More than that, it’s a cruel fact of life that we are hardwired to follow the crowd in a moment of panic.

Amit Kalantri

Killing a cruelty is not a cruelty.

Bret Easton Ellis

It strikes me profoundly that the world is more often than not a bad and cruel place.

Silje Akselberg Iversen

True monsters are not those lurking under the bed, but the ones sleeping in it.

Isabella Poretsis

If those in power were smart or kind then there would not be any unnecessary animal cruelty in our world. "If.

Michael Bassey Johnson

We cherish reprobates, not for their cruelty, but for their little show of patronage.

Margaret Way

The nicest men in the world were horribly cruel. They took no great pleasure from it, it was just part of being a male, with a perpetual deep gulf between the sexes.

Jayne Bauling

If she had learnt any lesson today it was that men were stupid, helpless creatures made needlessly cruel by their terror of showing their feelings.

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