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Top 100 Quotes About Cruel Men

#1. There is no beast more cruel than man. - Author: Leonid Andreyev
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#2. What cruel mistakes are sometimes made by benevolent men and women in matters of business about which they can know nothing and think they know a great deal. - Author: Florence Nightingale
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#3. [...] I was created by cruel men. Not in a lab, not in a test tube, but through years of undeserved mistreatment at a time in life that's supposed to be magical. Early adulthood. Newfound freedom, newfound love. - Author: Steph Sweeney
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#4. I came to dread what I might discover next in the cruel world of men - Author: Jean Sasson
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#5. What cruel creatures men are. Our bodies tell us to love so many, but there's room in our hearts for so few. - Author: Brian K. Vaughan
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#6. I think women can be as cruel as men, and men as tender as women, and vice versa. - Author: Aaron Eckhart
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#7. It will be enough to recall in th is sense that almost all the Countries arose, centuries ago, through cruel conquests. With exception, men have been squandering servants th at at the moment of adjustment did not appear to be worthy of the benefits received. - Author: Chico Xavier
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#8. What mean and cruel things men do for the love of God. - Author: W. Somerset Maugham
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#9. Human beings are not condemned, because of their biological constitution, to annihilate each other or to be at the mercy of a cruel, self-inflicted fate. - Author: Albert Einstein
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#10. They were four desperate men, made hard by life, cruel by nature, and driven to desperation by imprisonment. - Author: Louis L'Amour
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#11. When men believed too strongly, it made them cruel. - Author: Edward Rutherfurd
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#12. Then act like men. Stop behaving like dogs crawling on their bellies to lick the boots of a cruel master. - Author: Stephen King
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#13. Men are almost always cruel in their neighbors' faults; and make others' overthrow the badge of their own ill-masked virtue. - Author: Philip Sidney
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#14. Awful things men were, savage, cruel, underneath their civilization. - Author: D.H. Lawrence
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#15. It is a cruel injustice to tell a bootless man to pull himself up by his bootstraps. - Author: Martin Luther King Jr.
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#16. Lust is an immoderate wantonness of the flesh, a sweet poison, a cruel pestilence; a pernicious poison, which weakeneth the body of man, and effeminateth the strength of the heroic mind. - Author: Francis Quarles
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#17. Facts are subversive. Subversive of the claims made by democratically elected leaders as well as dictators, by biographers and autobiographers, spies and heroes, torturers and post-modernists. Subversive of lies, half-truths, myths; of all those easy speeches that comfort cruel men. - Author: Timothy Garton Ash
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#18. Remorse shows the difference between a cruel person and one that is not. - Author: Federico Chini
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#19. If I look at history, it seems that most wars and most cruel things have been done by men and not by women. - Author: Peter Zumthor
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#20. Men are in general so tricky, so envious, and so cruel that when we find one who is only weak, we are too happy. - Author: Voltaire
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#21. Bitter the day of birth, for death is its companion. Yet, though life be cold and cruel, we are not without a last consolation. For to die in one world is to be born into another. Let all men hear and remember! - Author: Stephen R. Lawhead
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#22. All men can bear a familiar, definite misfortune better than the cruel alternations of a fate which, from one moment to another, brings excessive joy or sorrow. - Author: Honore De Balzac
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#23. Men's most superficial feelings lead them to prefer cruel laws. Nevertheless, when they are subjected to them themselves, it is in each man's interest that they be moderate, because the fear of being injured is greater than the desire to injure. - Author: Cesare Beccaria
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#24. I was often forced to whip him, which some men do not mind doing and which in fact some enjoy doing, but which I did not like to do; and afterward he, Tub, believes me cruel and thought to himself, Sad life, sad life. - Author: Patrick DeWitt
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#25. Some of the cruelest men in the world were born with silver tongues. They could charm a bird right out of the sky, only to break its wings. And no men, nice or cruel, offer favors lightly - not strangers. Not to young women. Not without expecting something back in return. - Author: Nenia Campbell
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#26. I'll never speak to another person without telling the truth. I've been a cruel man in my time, I've been a devious man in my time, like everybody else. I've told lies in my time. But I've seen enough suffering to experiment with the truth. - Author: Jack Kirby
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#27. We, unlike Nazi Germany or Mussolini's Italy, have never stopped being a nation of laws, not of men. But witness how men with motives and a majority can manipulate law to cruel and unjust ends. - Author: Robert Byrd
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#28. The TV business is uglier than most things. It is normally perceived as some kind of cruel and shallow money trench through the heart of the journalism industry, a long plastic hallway where thieves and pimps run free and good men die like dogs, for no good reason. - Author: Hunter S. Thompson
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#29. A man's idea in a game of cards is war, cruel, devastating, and pitiless. A lady's idea of it is a combination of larceny, embezzlement and burglary. - Author: Finley Peter Dunne
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#30. Happy the man whom indulgent fortune allows to pay to virtue what he owes to nature, and to make a generous gift of what must otherwise be ravished from him by cruel necessity. - Author: David Hume
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#31. Guide dogs for the blind. It's cruel really, isn't it? Getting a dog to lead a man round all day. Not fair on either of them. - Author: Steve Coogan
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#32. Shall I ask again?" wondered Xaro. "No, I know that smile. It is a cruel queen who dices with men's hearts. Humble merchants like myself are no more than stones beneath your jeweled sandals." A single tear ran slowly down his pale white cheek. - Author: George R R Martin
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#33. He who is cruel to animals becomes hard also in his dealings with men. We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals. - Author: Immanuel Kant
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#34. I did a lot of research on real serial killers, and they're not Hannibal Lecters. They're cruel men who are given the opportunity to do something terrible, and a lot of the time it's about impotence. They feel powerless in the real world. - Author: Lauren Beukes
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#35. Man O' War was a great racehorse, but if I put a extra 20 pounds on him they would say I was cruel to the animal. So don't ask me to do that to Chavez. - Author: Don King
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#36. Man is the only animal that is cruel. It kills just for the sake of it. - Author: Mark Twain
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#37. Failure make people bitter and cruel. Success improves the character of the man. - Author: W. Somerset Maugham
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#38. Richelieu was a great statesman, and like all great statesman, he was a very ruthless man. He's not cruel. He just does what he has to do. And in his own mind, he's absolutely right. - Author: Adrian Hodges
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#39. Cruel young men usually sit on their beds with their riding boots. - Author: Pet Torres
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#40. We live in a world that is cruel to the earth itself. Man is a biological terrorist. - Author: Sufjan Stevens
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#41. How cruel the Penal Laws are which exclude me from a fair trial with men whom I look upon as so much my inferiors ... - Author: Daniel O'Connell
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#42. The music business is a cruel and shallow money trench, a long plastic hallway where thieves and pimps run free, and good men die like dogs. There's also a negative side. - Author: Hunter S. Thompson
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#43. Why does everyone think that I am a cruel and insensitive man? I mean, come on, I have kids ... on my desk in little jars! - Author: Stephen King
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#44. Overall, white men run America. From nuclear armaments to the filth and jeopardy of New York City subways to the cruel mismanagement of health care, is there anything to boast about? - Author: June Jordan
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#45. Men are cruel, but Man is kind. - Author: Rabindranath Tagore
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#46. Cruel and cold is the judgment of man, Cruel as winter, and cold as the snow; But by-and-by will the deed and the plan Be judged by the motive that lieth below. - Author: John L. Bates
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#47. I'm a cruel man to myself. - Author: Duncan Jones
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#48. It is the certainty that they possess the truth that makes men cruel. - Author: Anatole France
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#49. We must of necessity be servant to someone, either to God or to sin. The man who surrenders to Christ exchanges a cruel slave driver for a kind and gentle master whose yoke is easy and whose burden is light. - Author: Aiden Wilson Tozer
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#50. Pity is not natural to man. Children and savages are always cruel. Pity is acquired and improved by the cultivation of reason. We may have uneasy sensations from seeing a creature in distress, without pity; but we have not pity unless we wish to relieve him. - Author: Samuel Johnson
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#51. 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. - Author: Jayne Bauling
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#52. As soon as we lose the moral basis, we cease to be religious. There is no such thing as religion over-riding morality. Man, for instance, cannot be untruthful, cruel or incontinent and claim to have God on his side. - Author: Mahatma Gandhi
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#53. Men were indeed more foolish and more cruel than the beasts of the jungle! How fortunate was he who lived in the peace and security of the great forest! - Author: Edgar Rice Burroughs
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#54. Every Tory is a coward; for servile, slavish, self-interested fear is the foundation of Toryism; and a man under such influence, though he may be cruel, never can be brave. - Author: Thomas Paine
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#55. We do not go to cowards for tender dealing; there is nothing so cruel as panic; the man who has least fear for his own carcase, has most time to consider others. - Author: Robert Louis Stevenson
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#56. Peter had seen too much, knew too well that men-kind didn't need an excuse to be cruel and murder one another. If it wasn't drugs, then there was always something else. - Author: Brom
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#57. The true reason of Ms. Rice's attack against Russia is very simple. Condoleezza Rice is a very cruel, offended woman who lacks men's attention. - Author: Vladimir Zhirinovsky
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#58. Surely there is nothing so ungracious, nor nothing so cruel, but men will hold therewith, if it be once approved by custom. - Author: Desiderius Erasmus
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#59. The Earth is beautiful, and bright, and kindly, but that is not all. The Earth is also terrible, and dark, and cruel. The rabbit shrieks dying in the green meadows. The mountains clench their great hands full of hidden fire. There are sharks in the sea, and there is cruelty in men's eyes. - Author: Ursula K. Le Guin
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#60. People talk sometimes of a bestial cruelty, but that's a great injustice and insult to the beasts; a beast can never be so cruel as a man, so artistically cruel. The tiger only tears and gnaws, that's all he can do. He would never think of nailing people by the ears, even if he were able to do it. - Author: Fyodor Dostoevsky
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#61. Fear is cruel and mean. The political reigns of terror have been reigns of madness and malignity,
a total perversion of opinion;society is upside down, and its best men are thought too bad to live. - Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson
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#62. Samp. 'Tis all one. I will show myself a tyrant. When I have fought with the men, I will be cruel with the maids- I will cut off their heads. Greg. The heads of the maids? Samp. Ay, the heads of the maids, or their maidenheads. - Author: William Shakespeare
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#63. The wildlings were cruel men, she said, slavers and slayers and thieves. They consorted with giants and ghouls, stole girl children in the dead of night, and drank blood from polished horns. And their women lay with the Others in the Long Night to sire terrible half-human children. - Author: George R R Martin
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#64. Bree knew this habit of hers rankled Lara more than any other
her ability to make a decision and announce that there would be no further discussion was, in Lara's opinion, 'Cruel and selfish behavior, the type usually enacted by men with small penises. - Author: J. Courtney Sullivan
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#65. Men, in general, are so treacherous, so envious, and so cruel that it is a comfort to find one who is only weak. - Author: Nancy Mitford
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#66. Toward no crimes have men shown themselves so cold- bloodedly cruel as in punishing differences of belief. - Author: James Russell Lowell
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#67. You know well I couldn't bear to live with a low common man after you two; and it's wicked and cruel of you to insult me by pretending I could. - Author: George Bernard Shaw
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#68. Cruel men are the greatest lovers of Mercy, avaricious men of generosity, and proud men of humility; that is to say, in other, not in themselves. - Author: Charles Caleb Colton
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#69. Cruel men cry easily at the cinema. - Author: Graham Greene
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#70. Youth is impulsive. When our young men grow angry at some real or imaginary wrong, and disfigure their faces with black paint, it denotes that their hearts are black, and that they are often cruel and relentless, and our old men and old women are unable to restrain them. Thus it has ever been. - Author: Chief Seattle
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#71. There are few uglier traits of human nature than this tendency - which I now witnessed in men no worse than their neighbours - to grow cruel, merely because they possessed the power of inflicting harm. - Author: Nathaniel Hawthorne
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#72. A foolish physician he is, and a most unfaithful friend, that will let a sick man die for fear of troubling him; and cruel wretches are we to our friends, that will rather suffer them to go quietly to hell, then we will anger them, or hazard our reputation with them. - Author: Richard Baxter
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#73. Love is a great thing. It is not by chance that in all times and practically among all cultured peoples love in the general senseand the love of a man for his wife are both called love. If love is often cruel or destructive, the reasons lie not in love itself, but in the inequality between people. - Author: Anton Chekhov
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#74. Separate religion from morality, and you have the true energy for evil within man, the terrible, cruel, devastating, and inhuman principle which naturally lies in his spirit. Here the division of the indivisible punishes itself most awfully. - Author: Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
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#75. Cruelty is the highest pleasure to the cruel man; it is his love. - Author: Walter Savage Landor
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#76. He that tears away a man's good name tears his flesh from his bones, and, by letting him live, gives him only a cruel opportunity of feeling his misery, of burying his better part, and surviving himself. - Author: Robert South
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#77. Women have crucified the Mary Wollstonecrafts, the Fanny Wrights, and the George Sands of all ages. Men mock us with the fact and say we are ever cruel to each other ... If this present woman must be crucified, let men drive the spikes. - Author: Elizabeth Cady Stanton
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#78. The indulgence of revenge tends to make men more savage and cruel. - Author: Henry Home, Lord Kames
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#79. 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. - Author: Margaret Way
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#80. Cruel men believe in a cruel god and use their belief to excuse their cruelty. Only kindly men believe in a kindly god, and they would be kindly in any case. - Author: Bertrand Russell
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#81. Every human being has a right to hear what other wise human beings have spoken to him. It is one of the Rights of Men; a very cruel injustice if you deny it to a man! - Author: Thomas Carlyle
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#82. There were also some cruel reviews by women, but the tone of the male reviewers, sometimes hysterical, was different. I have suffered, but I don't want to name names-but there have been men who have seemed to want to destroy me or my writing, men I don't even know. - Author: Marguerite Young
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#83. Is cruelty a moral judgment if it is fundamental to forms of life? Who is man to say that the workings of nature, and therefore of the divine plan of which he himself is part, are cruel? - Author: Charles Lindbergh
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#84. People break all the time, no lie there and when that wretched break happens something is usually lost, left behind confused or some is hurt, a member of the family, a child, pure and innocent of the cruel world, dangerous adult men and women. - Author: Abigail George
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#85. I thought ... it was easy when I thought it was something to do with the flesh. But what I'm seeing is more than that. It's love, and love isn't a sin. So how can God be so cruel as to give that feeling to two men or two women if it's a sin? I've always believed God to be compassionate. Loving. - Author: Joey W. Hill
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#86. One of the men, heavyset and balding, making a cruel joke about Putin. - Author: Suzanne Brockmann
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#87. Gambling makes boys selfish and cruel as well as men. - Author: Thomas Hughes
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#88. The higher animals get their teeth without pain or inconvenience. Man gets his through months and months of cruel torture; he will never get a set which can really be depended on 'till a dentist makes him one. - Author: Mark Twain
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#89. The blacks or coloured people are treated more cruel by the white Christans of America than devils themselves ever treated a set of men, women, and children on this earth.
- David Walker 1829 - Author: David L. Walker
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#90. God cannot be so cruel and unjust as to make the distinctions of high and low between man and man, and woman and woman. - Author: Mahatma Gandhi
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#91. Intelligent men are cruel. Stupid men are monstrously cruel. - Author: Jack London
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#92. With the cruel natural order that had made me simultaneously undesirable to men and unable to feel complete without one. - Author: Hillary Jordan
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#93. Snape is vindictive, he's cruel. He's not a big man. But he loves. I like him, but I'd also like to slap him hard. - Author: J.K. Rowling
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#94. But Peter had seen too much, knew too well that men-kind didn't need an excuse to be cruel and murder one another. - Author: Brom
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#95. War is a profession by which a man cannot live honorably; an employment by which the soldier, if he would reap any profit, is obliged to be false, rapacious, and cruel. - Author: Niccolo Machiavelli
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#96. I will never tell anyone to pick up a gun. But I will pray for the man who picks up a gun, pray that he will be less cruel than he might otherwise have been. - Author: Desmond Tutu
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#97. My father was a deeply sentimental man. And like all sentimental men, he was also very cruel. - Author: Ernest Hemingway,
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#98. Housman is one of my heroes and always has been. He was a detestable and miserable man. Arrogant, unspeakably lonely, cruel, and so on, but and absolutely marvellous minor poet, I think, and a great scholar. - Author: A.E. Housman
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#99. Do I have to celebrate our engagement every year for nothing? I don't need practice, you know. It's starting to become cruel - Author: Hilary Grossman
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#100. Nature was more merciful than men, providing for those who suffered great pain such blessedness as fainting; but men were cruel and brought their victims out of faints that the pain might start again. (On being tortured/The Tower.) - Author: Jean Plaidy
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