cruel quotes

Bored people, unless they sleep a lot, are cruel.Renata Adler

The national security state has many unfair and cruel weapons in its arsenal, but that of junk science is one which can be fought and perhaps defeated.Aldrich Ames

I was very interested in the relationship between the man who speaks and the woman who listens. I was drawn to the idea that the relationship between a man and a woman can be something like a war itself, very cruel and violent.Antonio Lobo Antunes

Hollywood is a very strong machine that needs, and in... especially with female actors, fresh flesh. It's that cruel. But that's the way it is.Antonio Banderas

China once again disgusts the world, portraying the image of a cruel, perverted people devoid of any feelings towards animals.Brigitte Bardot

I only want to protect animals from barbarous, cruel, inhuman and backward rituals.Brigitte Bardot

Romania will not be able to evolve if it continues to take cruel decisions against sensitive creatures, which are under the protection of European law.Brigitte Bardot

Colonialism is known in its primitive form, that is to say, by the permanent settling of repressive foreign powers, with an army, services, policies. This phase has known cruel colonial occupations which have lasted 300 years in Indonesia.Ahmed Ben Bella

I feel like the people from Iceland have a different relationship with their country than other places. Most Icelandic people are really proud to be from there, and we don't have embarrassments like World War II where we were cruel to other people.Bjork

Showbiz can be cruel.Nadia Bjorlin

It's obvious you shouldn't steal, kill or be cruel.Frank Black

It's very strange that the people you love are often the people you're most cruel to.Kenneth Branagh

It is cruel, you know, that music should be so beautiful. It has the beauty of loneliness of pain: of strength and freedom. The beauty of disappointment and never-satisfied love. The cruel beauty of nature and everlasting beauty of monotony.Benjamin Britten

Not only is fur cruel, it's also totally gross. I mean, who wants to wear the skin of an abused animal? Not me!Dionne Bromfield

When this boy was brought to Dr. Young, his name being William, the same as mine, my mother was ordered to change mine to something else. This, at the time, I thought to be one of the most cruel acts that could be committed upon my rights.William Wells Brown

I'll do humor about myself, I'll poke fun and everything, but that's me and I can do it to me. I think it's cruel to do it to somebody else.Delta Burke

In a democracy, the majority of the citizens is capable of exercising the most cruel oppressions upon the minority.Edmund Burke

There is something in age that ever, even in its own despite, must be venerable, must create respect and to have it ill treated, is to me worse, more cruel and wicked than anything on earth.Frances Burney

Only the weak are cruel. Gentleness can only be expected from the strong.Leo Buscaglia

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.Robert Byrd