Cruelty, like every other vice, requires no motive outside of itself; it only requires opportunity.

Cruelty, like every other vice, requires no motive outside of itself; it only requires opportunity.
<01> Для проявления жестокости, равно как и любого другого злого чувства, не нужен внешний мотив. Нужна лишь возможность. Eliot (Элиот).

Англо-русский словарь цитат, пословиц, поговорок и идиом. . 2011.

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