It is injustice to determine the brutality of an action because of the victim or the criminal.
He wondered at times whether he didn’t belong to a class of people secretly convinced they had an arrangement with fate; in return for docility or ingenuous good will they were to be shielded from...
If one is searching for the cause of brutality in mankind, it would do well to remember that civilization is a great and vast machine.
….because injustice promote brutal and brutality alike.
The only animal capable of giving man a fair fight is man. Actually, among ourselves, we fight unfairest of all, and the more we practice, the nastier we get.
One time I took my knife and sliced off the end of a hog’s nose, just like a piece of salami. The hog went crazy for a few seconds. Then it sat there looking kind...
Raped at age nine by a relative and pregnant at 14 Oprah Winfrey,like many others have experienced the wickedness and brutality ofour society. Sadly, it’s an environment where blood lines no longerhold.
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.
Wo ein Gebildeter weilt, kann keine Rohheit aufkommen.
As he plods behind Cameron and Summer, he can’t help but stare at Summer’s exposed, glistening skin. His thoughts aren’t depraved or even mildly in the splasher. In fact, he focuses on the marks of...
Nie betrieben die Menschen das Böse so umfassend und freudig wie aus religiöser Überzeugung.
the revolt against brutality begins with a revolt against the language that hides that brutality.
The door suddenly opened. A leggy young brunette took two steps into the office and stopped short. Her brown eyes widened, she hastily excused herself and turned to leave. Pérez’s jaw dropped as he looked...
Take lights and deform them as brutally as you can.
Don’t shrink from natures brutal perfection. Take joy in it. Embrace it. Understand it and revel in it. Respect it’s strength, it’s wisdom, it’s brutality and it’s all-encompassing power. The highest law has always been,...
The history of man is simply the history of slavery, of injustice and brutality, together with the means by which he has, through the dead and desolate years, slowly and painfully advanced. He has been...
I have pushed virtue to outright brutality.
When no power is vested in a turbulent man, he behaves sorrowfully like a nearly killed christmas goat, but when fully endorsed, without considering his level of insanity and evil gestures, he cuts everyone in...
—Michael Bassey Johnson
When men reject reason, they have no means left for dealing with one another — except brute, physical force.
When you think about new-born babies being killed in our own lifetime,’ he said, ‘all the efforts of culture seem worthless. What have people learned from all our Goethes and Bachs? To kill babies?
The only idea they have ever manifested as to what is a government of consent, is this–that it is one to which everybody must consent, or be shot.
Don’t be a zombie for anyone, if your oppressor likes zombies, cinemas are not located in mars.
Eons of suffering, brutality and struggle have paved the way through the corridors of time to create this moment, where you exist as an exalted expression of life.
They believe civilization weakens natural selection. They do nature’s work so that we do not become a soft race.
There is no brutality and cruelty in battles and wars; in reality only the outcome matters.
I must fight with my weapons. Not his. Not selfishness and brutality and shame and resentment.
Brute force will sometimes get you through a challenge, but usually not without hurting and depleting yourself in the process.
The biggest threat against the survival of humanity is not brutality and unkindness, it is stupidity and selfishness.
I’d seen glimpses of a different me. It was a different me because in those increments of time I thought I actually became a winner.The truth, however, is painful.It was a truth that told me...
Their quarry had been cornered in his defenses and their bloodlust was such that they were likely to pay top Julep to watch him escape, so that he might be brutalized and killed before their...
The arrogance and brutality of empire are not repealed when they temporarily get deployed in a just cause.
The most altruistic and sustainable philosophies fail before the brute brain stem imperative of self-interest.
It would be both foolish and cumbersome to continue our everyday existences in bliss without first denying to ourselves, for the sake of excusing our own repugnance, the inherent cruelty from which modern civilization was...
Brutality and injustice made us raise our hands towards the sky for years; God didn’t respond us, but drones came to our rescue.
Brother raises a hand against brother and son against father (how terrible!) and the father also against son. And moreover it is a continuity-matter, for if the father did not strike the son, they would...
Where two or more are gathered in the name of Man; that is civilization; that is Order; and that is the beginnings of brutality and suffering.
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