Michel De Montaigne
Je hay entre autres vices, cruellement la cruautÃ©, et par nature et par jugement, comme l'extreme de tous les vices.
About This Quote
La cruautÃ© is a specific vice that I am guilty of. In my opinion, it is the most specific of all vices. And, as you may have guessed from the quote, I think it is something that I am very guilty of. When I was younger, I spent a lot of time being cruel to others. Cruelty is a serious problem that can ruin a person’s life and relationships, and it can lead to many other problems as well.
Source: The Complete Essays
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