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Brutal Quotes

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Technology is making gestures precise and brutal,
and with them men.
- Theodor Adorno

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True courage is not the brutal force of vulgar heroes,
but the firm resolve of virtue and reason.
- Alfred North Whitehead

The difference between our decadence and the Russians
is that while theirs is brutal,
ours is apathetic.
- David Sarnoff

We imagined that the mildness of our government and
the wishes of the people were so correspondent that
we were not as other nations,
requiring brutal force to support the laws.
- Henry Knox

 

The occupation and robbery of a nation occurs under
the illusion of freeing its citizens from brutal oppression.
- Ramman Kenoun

Saddam Hussein has been brutal against his people,
but when he was committing those crimes,
the international community did not come to the rescue of the Iraqis.
- Bianca Jagger

This city can be kind of brutal, so you see your dreams
from every different angle,
but ultimately it's about acting and if you enjoy acting,
you will always enjoy acting.
- Radha Mitchell

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I grew up in a military family, and there's something
about that military-style uniform,
all cleaned up, a brutal control effort the military necessarily breeds.
- Max Cannon

If men had to do their vile work without the assistance
of woman and the stimulant of strong drink they would
be obliged to be more divine and less brutal.
- Caroline Nichols Churchill

Rock 'n Roll: The most brutal, ugly,
desperate,
vicious form of expression it has been my misfortune to hear.
- Frank Sinatra

I do not consider divorce an evil by any means.
It is just as much a refuge for women married to brutal
men as Canada was to the slaves of brutal masters.
- Susan B. Anthony

We must now make clear to Lebanon that it will not benefit from U.S.
assistance and support as long as it harbors this brutal terrorist and murder.
- Jim DeMint

We all know it's brutal up there at the front,
especially those of us at the rear.
- Arthur Frank Burns

Always, however brutal an age may actually have been,
its style transmits its music only.
- Andre Malraux

All my stories are about the action of grace on a character
who is not very willing to support it,
but most people think of these stories as hard,
hopeless and brutal.
- Flannery O'Connor

You come there and hang out and have a drink before the show and eat,
so it's not that brutal.
It's only $6.
- Todd Barry

You can either look at things in a brutal,
truthful way that's depressing, or you can screw around and have fun.
- David Spade

Most middle-class whites have no idea what it feels
like to be subjected to police who are routinely suspicious,
rude, belligerent, and brutal.
- Benjamin Spock

I never weigh myself, but the brutal truth of television
is that they don't employ old people or fat people.
- Ruby Wax

When somebody challenges you, fight back.
Be brutal, be tough.
- Donald Trump

American presidents always avoid shaking hands with brutal dictators,
except when it's advantageous to do so.
- Elizabeth A. Sherman

If we do not voluntarily bring population growth under
control in the next one or two decades,
the nature will do it for us in the most brutal way,
whether we like it or not.
- Henry W. Kendall

What we have to do now is to make the public at large
aware that what we're looking at is not a historical event but -
and I have to be brutal and I am going to say it -
a racket.
- Ernst Zundel

The pacifist is as surely a traitor to his country
and to humanity as is the most brutal wrongdoer.
- Theodore Roosevelt

Instead, in the absence of respect for human rights,
science and its offspring technology have been used
in this century as brutal instruments for oppression.
- John Charles Polanyi

The Cold War was waged in a particularly brutal and cynical way in Africa,
and Africa seemed powerless to do anything to stop it.
- Ryszard Kapuscinski

Experience: that most brutal of teachers.
But you learn, my God do you learn.
- C. S. Lewis

Over in the UK, the music press can be brutal.
They can say wonderful things about you one week,
and the next week, you're in the can.
- Enya

It sets its face rightfully against the doctrines of
the Anarchist and the Communist,
who seek to solve the social problems not by patient endeavor,
but by brutal destruction.
- Henry Cabot Lodge

Brutal men with unlimited power are the same all over the world.
- Mary Chesnut

I think I have a superior brain and an inferior stature,
if you really want to get brutal about it.
- Paul Simon

When I am in form, my style is a little bit stubborn,
almost brutal.
Sometimes I feel a great spirit of fight which drives me on.
- Boris Spassky

Profaneness is a brutal vice.
He who indulges in it is no gentleman.
- Edwin Hubbel Chapin

We cannot live by power, and a culture that seeks to
live by it becomes brutal and sterile.
But we can die without it.
- Max Lerner

There are souls which fall from heaven like flowers,
but ere they bloom are crushed under the foul tread of some brutal hoof.
- Jean Paul

We've always lived in dark times.
There has always been a range of human experience from
the sublime to the brutal,
and stories reflect it.
It's no less brutal now; each age has its horrors.
- Terri Windling

Our parents were very strict.
Not in a brutal or awful way, but there were definite rules,
such as after six on a school night you didn't go out,
and at weekends you had to be home by a certain time.
It wasn't particularly sheltered, but we were well brought-up.
- Caroline Corr

India has indeed a great and free future before her,
in which she can make her special contribution to the well-being of mankind.
The first and indispensable part of that contribution
is to work with the United Nations for the defeat of
fascism and of brutal aggression.
- Stafford Cripps

More than an end to war, we want an end to the beginning of all wars -
yes,
an end to this brutal, inhuman and thoroughly impractical
method of settling the differences between governments.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt

For a man to strike any women is most brutal,
and I, as well as everyone else, think this far worse
than any attempt to shoot,
which, wicked as it is, is at least more comprehensible and more courageous.
- Queen Victoria

But even though all this was going on at home,
if someone had tried to take me away and put me in a children's home,
I couldn't have handled it.
Even though my mother was very brutal,
it was my home.
- Lynn Johnston

Blue is the male principle, stern and spiritual.
Yellow the female principle, gentle,
cheerful and sensual.
Red is matter, brutal and heavy and always the colour
which must be fought and vanquished by the other two.
- Franz Marc

I mean it's the most objective industry in the world.
If your numbers stink, you're out.
If your numbers are good, you get more money.
It's the most Darwinian, it's beautiful,
it's brutal, it works.
- Jim Cramer

Jake Roberts has a hard enough time being Jake Roberts.
The truth is a brutal thing, I just hope that the kids
take the time to learn about each of the wrestlers in the game,
and if the kids can learn from our mistakes,
that would make me a happy man.
- Jake Roberts

He has such a patronizing tone and manner,
and such a sarcastic sense of humor.
I found him rather brutal, a kind of elegant brutality which appealed.
No, I think he came pretty much off the page.
- Jeremy Northam

That would be getting up at 5 am...
I don't understand why film's shoot such brutal hours.
I think it'd be worth it to not be so strictly cost-effective and have an 8 hour day.
The film's would benefit in the end.
- Terry Zwigoff

Palestinian terrorism has to be rejected and condemned,
yes.
But it should not be translated defacto into a policy
of support for a really increasingly brutal repression,
colonial settlements and a new wall.
- Zbigniew Brzezinski

But here too it should be noted that the President's
approach was to first ask the repressive and brutal
Taliban to surrender Osama bin Laden to us,
and only after that government refused to do that did we invade.
- Barney Frank

The United States, per capita, at a certain period in its history,
had the most junkies of any country ever in the world -
right after the Civil War.
The most brutal war, the greatest amount of casualties that America's ever had.
- Al Lewis

Perhaps the strongest evidence that women have as broad
and deep a capacity for physical aggression as men is anecdotal.
And as with men, this capacity has expressed itself
in acts from the brave to the brutal,
the selfless to the senseless.
- Katherine Dunn

You think about child abuse and you think of a father
viciously attacking a daughter or a son,
but in my family it was my mother.
My mother, I would say, was a...
very brutal disciplinarian.
- Lynn Johnston

I belong to a nation which over the past centuries
has experienced many hardships and reverses.
The world reacted with silence or with mere sympathy
when Polish frontiers were crossed by invading armies
and the sovereign state had to succumb to brutal force.
- Lech Walesa

Struggle is the father of all things.
It is not by the principles of humanity that man lives
or is able to preserve himself above the animal world,
but solely by means of the most brutal struggle.
- Adolf Hitler

In my experience sometimes the darker the material that you're doing,
the more necessary it is to have some sort of levity around.
I've worked on more lighthearted pieces that have been
more brutal and tougher to make.
- Nick Stahl

Saddam's fate should be in the hands of his country men.
They were the major victims of his brutal reign and should decide his life,
death, or permanent imprisonment.
Personally, I would lock him away forever.
- Ronnie James Dio

Saddam Hussein was a brutal tyrant.
I am glad he is now on trial for crimes against humanity.
But, opposition to a dictator is not the measure I
use when deciding whether to send our men and women
in uniform off to war and possible death.
- Peter DeFazio

America, 5 years after this brutal attack,
is testament that a Nation conceived in liberty and equality will endure.
It is a triumph of millions of Americans but it is
also the triumph of an idea larger than any one person,
larger than any one nation.
- Nick Rahall

Suddenly the whole imagination of writing and editorial
and newspaper and all these presumptions about who am I reading this,
and who else other people may be, and all that,
it's so grimly brutal!
- Robert Creeley

I visited the Pentagon a few days after September 11,
and I still remember so vividly the smell of terror
surrounding the entire building and complex.
I was angry that such a brutal act of violence was
committed against innocent people.
- Randy Forbes

I think in a weird way that the entertainment industry
is strangely more brutally honest than any other.
- Donal Logue

The person who is brutally honest enjoys the brutality
quite as much as the honesty.
Possibly more.
- Richard J. Needham

Be honest, brutally honest.
That is what's going to maintain relationships.
- Lauryn Hill

Marriage is an institution fits in perfect harmony with the laws of nature;
whereas systems of slavery and segregation were designed
to brutally oppress people and thereby violated the laws of nature.
- Jack Kingston

One of the most important things one can do in life
is to brutally question every single thing you are taught.
- Bryant H. McGill

One, a mass movement from within, which,
as you know, is constantly being put down brutally but which,
again, regroups and moves forward as is happening right now as we are speaking.
- Wole Soyinka

My most difficult thing so far, to be brutally honest,
has been to waltz as if I knew what I was doing.
- Richard Roxburgh

The Klan had used fear, intimidation and murder to
brutally oppress over African-Americans who sought
justice and equality and it sought to respond to the
young workers of the civil rights movement in Mississippi in the same way.
- Charles Rangel

A satirist is a man whose flesh creeps so at the ugly
and the savage and the incongruous aspects of society
that he has to express them as brutally and nakedly
as possible in order to get relief.
- John Dos Passos

Never mind a world that can't see past brutality.
- Ric Ocasek

Ideas are the great warriors of the world,
and a war that has no idea behind it,
is simply a brutality.
- James A. Garfield

If I win and get the money, then the Oakland Police
department is going to buy a boys' home,
me a house, my family a house, and a Stop Police Brutality Center.
- Tupac Shakur


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