Extreme acts of cruelty require a high level of empathy.
Seeming cruelty can bring beauty. Pain purifies and leads to peace.
In seconds, we can destroy everything humanity has built over thousands of years, but we will never be free of the desire to be cruel to our fellow man.
Human emotions are a gift from our animal ancestors. Cruelty is a gift humanity has given itself.
Cruelty is the opposite of love, not some inarticulate expression of it.
I’m not cruel for the sake of cruelty.
Cruelty must be met with cruelty.
Your cruelty is as sweet as this coffee I’m dumping the sugar into.[to Georgina]
When you buy and sell people for a living, cruelty and brutality become a way of life.
When people are afraid, they often behave with cruelty.
The whole world is cruel. School is just a microcosm.
The cruelest thing of all is false hope.