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Top 30 Savagery Quotes to Ponder (SAVAGE)

Top 10 Most Famous Savagery Quotes

“Savage peoples are ruled by passion, civilized peoples by the mind. The difference lies not in the respective natures of savagery and civilization, but in their attendant circumstances, institutions, and so forth. The difference, therefore, does not operate in every sense, but it does in most of them. Even the most civilized peoples, in short, can be fired with passionate hatred for each other.”

Carl von Clausewitz
There is a savage beast in every man, and when you hand that man a sword or spear and send him forth to war, the beast stirs. ― George R.R. Martin
There is a savage beast in every man, and when you hand that man a sword or spear and send him forth to war, the beast stirs. ― George R.R. Martin
Violence in any form is evil and to kill innocent animals in tantamount to blatant savagery. - Sathya Sai Baba
Violence in any form is evil and to kill innocent animals in tantamount to blatant savagery. – Sathya Sai Baba

“Cruelty is older than the Bible. Savagery beat its chest in the first human summer and has kept beating it every day since. The worst in men is commonplace. The best is a far rarer thing.”

Dennis Lehane
The true nature of man left to himself without restraint is not nobility but savagery. - Steven James
The true nature of man left to himself without restraint is not nobility but savagery. – Steven James
The human mind was no better than in its earliest period of savagery, only better informed. - Charlotte Perkins Gilman
The human mind was no better than in its earliest period of savagery, only better informed. – Charlotte Perkins Gilman

“I regard the death penalty as a savage and immoral institution that undermines the moral and legal foundations of society. I reject the notion that the death penalty has any essential deterrent effect on potential offenders. I am convinced that the contrary is true – that savagery begets only savagery.”

Andrei Sakharov
Religion is the last refuge of human savagery. - Alfred North Whitehead
Religion is the last refuge of human savagery. – Alfred North Whitehead
Personally, I believe very much in values of savagery; I mean instinct, passion, mood, violence, madness. - Jean Dubuffet
Personally, I believe very much in values of savagery; I mean: instinct, passion, mood, violence, madness. – Jean Dubuffet

“Progress along such lines will be impossible while nations persist in the savage practice of killing each other off. I inherited from my father, an erudite man who labored hard for peace, an ineradicable hatred of war.”

Nikola Tesla

4 Civilisation vs Savagery quotes

The more I see of what you call civilization, the more highly I think of what you call savagery! ― Robert E. Howard
The more I see of what you call civilization, the more highly I think of what you call savagery! ― Robert E. Howard
Civilization is the way one's own people live. Savagery is the way foreigners live. - Octavia Butler
Civilization is the way one’s own people live. Savagery is the way foreigners live. – Octavia Butler
Poets write beautiful words to describe savagery-wrapped civilization nowadays. ― Toba Beta
Poets write beautiful words to describe savagery-wrapped civilization nowadays. ― Toba Beta
In any war between the civilized man and the savage, support the civilized man. Support Israel. Defeat Jihad. - Pamela Geller
In any war between the civilized man and the savage, support the civilized man. Support Israel. Defeat Jihad. – Pamela Geller

5 Savagery Quotes About War and Violence

“Germany has reduced savagery to a science, and this great war for the victorious peace of justice must go on until the German cancer is cut clean out of the world body.”

Theodore Roosevelt
War is killing the individual in it unless he has learned livingness - if he had it he wouldn't be a good soldier. - Georgia O'Keeffe
War is killing the individual in it unless he has learned livingness – if he had it he wouldn’t be a good soldier. – Georgia O’Keeffe

“It was a strange monster, for beneath its exterior it was frightened and sickened by its own violence. It chastised itself for its savagery. And sometimes it had no heart for violence and rebelled against it utterly.”

Kristin Cashore
Violence is weakness. True strength comes not through brutality and savagery, but through tenderness, mercy and grace. ― Mango Wodzak
Violence is weakness. True strength comes not through brutality and savagery, but through tenderness, mercy and grace. ― Mango Wodzak
Any man who is a man may not, in honor, submit to threats or violence. But many men who are not cowards are simply unprepared for the fact of human savagery. - Jeff Cooper
Any man who is a man may not, in honor, submit to threats or violence. But many men who are not cowards are simply unprepared for the fact of human savagery. – Jeff Cooper

11 Savagery Quotes that Will Make You Think

“Conservatives saw the savagery of 9/11 in the attacks and prepared for war; liberals saw the savagery of the 9/11 attacks and wanted to prepare indictments and offer therapy and understanding for our attackers.”

Karl Rove
Laws are made not to be broken. They are made to curb our savagery. ― Toba Beta
Laws are made not to be broken. They are made to curb our savagery. ― Toba Beta
Humankind seems to have an enormous capacity for savagery, for brutality, for lack of empathy, for lack of compassion. - Annie Lennox
Humankind seems to have an enormous capacity for savagery, for brutality, for lack of empathy, for lack of compassion. – Annie Lennox
How little it takes to bring out the savage lurking in each of us. ― Marty Rubin
How little it takes to bring out the savage lurking in each of us. ― Marty Rubin
No system of religion should go in partnership with barbarism. Neither should any Christian feel it his duty to defend the savagery of the past. - Robert Green Ingersoll
No system of religion should go in partnership with barbarism. Neither should any Christian feel it his duty to defend the savagery of the past. – Robert Green Ingersoll
A child is born with a degree of primitive savagery and somebody must discipline it out of him. This Is where the government of the home comes in. - Agnes Moorehead
A child is born with a degree of primitive savagery and somebody must discipline it out of him. This Is where the government of the home comes in. – Agnes Moorehead

“In the midst of nature’s savagery, human beings sometimes (rarely) succeed in creating small oases warmed by love. Small, exclusive, enclosed spaces governed only by love and shared subjectivity.”

Andy Miller
It could be argued that every age gets the comfort savagery writer it deserves. - Will Self
It could be argued that every age gets the comfort savagery writer it deserves. – Will Self
There's no point in caging all the animals if you're gonna unleash the beasts. ― Curtis Tyrone Jones
There’s no point in caging all the animals if you’re gonna unleash the beasts. ― Curtis Tyrone Jones
Taking them out of the picture, so to speak, what football really is, the savagery, the core root of football, it doesn't change. It really puts the real in football. - Lawrence Taylor
Taking them out of the picture, so to speak, what football really is, the savagery, the core root of football, it doesn’t change. It really puts the real in football. – Lawrence Taylor
There are various kinds of savagery emotional, spiritual, economic, and cultural savagery. - Don Winslow
There are various kinds of savagery: emotional, spiritual, economic, and cultural savagery. – Don Winslow

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