Quotes of Barbarous

“ Let me be cruel, not unnatural; I will speak daggers to her, but use none. My tongue and soul in this be hypocrites: How in my words somever she be shent, To give them seals never, my soul, consent! ”

- William Shakespeare

“ Music hath charms to soothe a savage breast, To soften rocks, or bend a knotted oak. ”

- William Congreve

“ Music has charms to soothe the savage breast To soften rocks, or bend a knotted oak. ”

- William Congreve

“ Our society distributes itself into Barbarians, Philistines and Populace; and America is just ourselves with the Barbarians quite left out, and the Populace nearly. ”

- Matthew

“ Young man, there is America, which at this day serves for little more than to amuse you with stories of savage men and uncouth manners. ”

- Edmund Burke

“ And for the season it was winter, and they that know the winters of that country know them to be sharp and violent, and subject to cruel and fierce storms. ”

- William Bradford

“ There was that law of life, so cruel and so just, that one must grow or else pay more for remaining the same. - The Deer Park. ”

- Norman Mailer

“ True courage is not the brutal force of vulgar heroes. Rather the firm resolve of virtue and reason. ”

- Alfred North Whitehead

“ The young man who has not wept is a savage, and the old man who will not laugh is a fool. ”

- George Santayana

“ The difference between our decadence and the Russians is that while theirs is brutal, ours is apathetic. ”

- James Thurber

“ It is the weak and confused who worship the pseudosimplicities of brutal directness. ”

- Marshall McLuhan

“ Reputation, reputation, reputation! O, I have lost my reputation, I ha lost the immortal part of myself, and what remains is bestial! ”

- William Shakespeare

“ An angry father is most cruel toward himself. ”

- Publilius Syrus

“ He who is only just is cruel. Who on earth could live were all judged justly? ”

- Byron

“ I must be cruel, only to be kind: Thus bad begins, and worse remains behind. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ She got even in a way that was almost cruel. She forgave them. ”

- Ralph McGill

“ The truth is cruel, but it can be loved, and it makes free those who have loved it. ”

- George Santayana

“ There are many humorous things in the world, among them the white man's notion that he is less savage than the other savages. ”

- Mark Twain

“ In the fell clutch of circumstance, I have not winced nor cried aloud: Under the bludgeoning of chance my head is bloody, but unbowed. ”

- William Ernest Henley

“ To insult someone we call him "bestial." For deliberate cruelty and nature, "human" might be the greater insult. ”

- Isaac Asimov

“ The slowness of time, for a man who knows nothing will happen, is brutal. ”

- Cesare Pavese

“ Better a cruel truth than a comfortable delusion. ”

- Edward Abbey

“ The universe has a sense of irony, and sometimes you get reminded just how sadistic that can be. ”

- Laurell K. Hamilton

“ We manage to swallow flesh, only because we do not think of the cruel and sinful thing we do. ”

- Rabindranath Tagore

“ She got even in a way that was almost cruel. She forgave them. on Eleanor Roosevelt. ”

- Ralph McGill

“ The missionaries go forth to Christianize the savages - as if the savages weren't dangerous enough already. ”

- Edward Abbey

“ War is a brutal and fierce means of pacification; it means the suppression of resistance by the destruction or enslavement of the conquered. ”

- Henri Frederic Amiel

“ Men are in general so tricky, so envious, and so cruel, that when we find one who is only weak, we are too happy. ”

- Voltaire

“ Your belief in God is merely an escape from your monotonous, stupid and cruel life. ”

- Jiddu Krishnamurti

“ Love and stoplights can be cruel. ”

- Sesame Street
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