Tag Archives: cruelty

Life is more or less a joke.

It is more cruel than clever, but no less funny as a result.

Human capital.

An abundance of character accumulates through the internalization of cruelty.

Clinging, cruelty.

Our perversity makes it difficult to see anything other than a pathological passion as the sign of love.

Love in politics.

The greatest acts of cruelty are done out of compassion for the oppressed. The one who truly loves the people is already prepared to go to the end.

We are weak, cruel, and ignorant.

Nevertheless, human beings are my kind of abject and abandoned creatures.

Children can be so cruel.

I don’t trust anyone who wants to recapture their childhood innocence.

Wit is candid about its cruelty.

Cruel children are the best candidates for adolescent cleverness.