deep inside I know that trying to figure things out leads to blindness, that the desire to understand has a built-in brutality that erases what you seek to comprehend. Only experience is sensitive. - Peter Høeg
And whenever the prime concern in life is money-making, then you have trickery and brutality and wrong. I'm saying that, not from what I have heard, but from what I have observed in a long life among our own folk. - Neil M. Gunn
The voices of peace can’t be silenced by bombs, shootings, sieges, brutality and barbarism. Despite the challenges we face as peace-makers in a troubled region, all we want is peace and our campaign #WeWantPeace continues. - Widad Akreyi
There is no brutality and cruelty in battles and wars; in reality only the outcome matters. - M.F. Moonzajer
This war has made racists of too many of the and too many of us, and it is the leadership in Khartoum that has stoked this fire, that has brought to the surface, and in some cases created from whole cloth, new hatreds that have bred unprecedented acts of brutality. - Dave Eggers
Brutality creates respect.
The biggest threat against the survival of humanity is not brutality and unkindness, it is stupidity and selfishness. - M.F. Moonzajer
By showing hunger, deprivation, starvation and brutality, as well as endurance and nobility, documentaries inform, prod our memories, even stir us to action. Such films do battle for our very soul. - Theodore Bikel
An unavoidable war is called justice. When brutality is the only option left it is holy - Machiavelli, Niccolo
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. - Christopher Dutton
Lets reflect the hopes of the nations under oppression, injustice and brutality. All they see is Unknown suffering Of an empty heart and soul and thus their suffering is unknown. We cannot do everything; but still we can do something. Lend a hand to support the suffering ones. - Auliq Ice
I hate war as only a soldier who has lived it can, only as one who has seen its brutality, its futility, its stupidity. - Dwight D. Eisenhower
I’m grateful for being here, for being able to think, for being able to see, for being able to taste, for appreciating love – for knowing that it exists in a world so rife with vulgarity, with brutality and violence, and yet love exists. I’m grateful to know that it exists. - Maya Angelou
For the first time in my life I began to realize that it is not evil and brutality, but nearly always weakness, that is to blame for the worst things that happen in this world. - Stefan Zweig
Violence is immoral because it thrives on hatred rather than love. It destroys community and makes brotherhood impossible. It leaves society in monologue rather than dialogue. Violence ends up defeating itself. It creates bitterness in the survivors and brutality in the destroyers. - Martin Luther King Jr.
Truth without love is brutality, and love without truth is hypocrisy. - Warren W. Wiersbe
the meeting between ignorance and knowledge, between brutality and culture - it begins in the dignity with which we treat the dead - Frank Herbert
Sentimentality is a superstructure covering brutality.
Every man is sensitive. Some cover it up with brutality, others with cowardice and vanity, but a small few wear it bravely like armor - Solange nicole
Brutality and injustice made us raise our hands towards the sky for years; God didn’t respond us, but drones came to our rescue. - M.F. Moonzajer
If our greatest fear is to sink away alone and unremembered, the brutality that time will inflict upon each of us will always run stronger than any river's murky waves. - Miguel Syjuco
Vigilantes who executed some of the most vicious and ignoble acts of lawless brutality in U.S. history nevertheless considered those very acts to be the work of citizenship and in many cases elicited wide popular approval. - Linda Gordon