Top 30 Brute Quotes

In this post, you will find great Brute Quotes from famous people, such as Philip Stanhope, 4th Earl of Chesterfield, George Bancroft, Oscar Wilde, William Cobbett, Mahatma Gandhi. You can learn and implement many lessons from these quotes.

I look upon indolence as a sort of suicide; for the man

I look upon indolence as a sort of suicide; for the man is effectually destroyed, though the appetites of the brute may survive.
The exact measure of the progress of civilization is the degree in which the intelligence of the common mind has prevailed over wealth and brute force.
George Bancroft
I can stand brute force, but brute reason is quite unbearable. There is something unfair about its use. It is hitting below the intellect.
The power which money gives is that of brute force; it is the power of the bludgeon and the bayonet.
William Cobbett
Man’s nature is not essentially evil. Brute nature has been known to yield to the influence of love. You must never despair of human nature.
Being a strongman is a real test of functional strength. What can you pick up, carry and how fast can you move it. It’s not a weight room strength, it takes brute strength and power to lift, carry and pull all types objects from fire engines, Mack trucks, transport planes and large stones.
It’s as if inside the White House the belief in Obama‘s inspirational charisma is still such that every time the ugliness of brute politics intrudes, it’s a startling revelation.
There was a long period when I was younger where people always talked about my size and I was going ‘but look, I can play, though, I can play’ but you look at it, to have a career, 12-13 years, you’ve got to be more than just a brute.
I’m a poor artist. Through brute force, I brought myself up to mediocre. I’ve never taken a writing class, but I can write okay.
Most software today is very much like an Egyptian pyramid with millions of bricks piled on top of each other, with no structural integrity, but just done by brute force and thousands of slaves.
Wen wu contradicts the very American notion of John Wayne being the ideal of manhood. In the wen wu way of thinking, it’s much more important to restrain rather than exert yourself through brute power.
Printed books usually outlive bookstores and the publishers who brought them out. They sit around, demanding nothing, for decades. That’s one of their nicest qualities – their brute persistence.
The mob is a sort of bear; while your ring is through its nose, it will even dance under your cudgel; but should the ring slip, and you lose your hold, the brute will turn and rend you.
Jane Porter
Now a slave is not ‘held‘ by any legal contract, obligation, duty, or authority, which the laws will enforce. He is ‘held’ only by brute force. One person beats another until the latter will obey him, work for him, if he require it, or do nothing if he require it.
We must realise that man’s nature will remain the same so long as he remains man; that civilisation is but a slight coverlet beneath which the dominant beast sleeps lightly and ever ready to awake. To preserve civilisation, we must deal scientifically with the brute element, using only genuine biological principles.
My natural abilities weren’t necessarily brute power and strength. They were more about the ability to endure and not give up.
I think what pace bowlers need to do in T20 cricket is not just run up and bowl fast. It’s not about brute pace in T20, it’s about the variation.
There’s a lot to being a weightlifter. People think it’s all brute strength. But it takes strength, quickness, flexibility, and technique. And it can cause a lot of stress.
To play safe, I prefer to accept only one type of power: the power of art over trash, the triumph of magic over the brute.
The worst enemy of human hope is not brute facts, but men of brains who will not face them.
Max Eastman
Man is a living duty, a depository of powers that he must not leave in a brute state. Man is a wing.
It is fair to say that insofar as sport is taken seriously by those who play it, then to that extent their conduct in play – their ability to deal with loss or victory, their ability to meld strategic thinking and brute force – can be taken as a small-scale model of how they, or others like them, might behave in life.
Nothing made by brute force lasts.
There are the movies that should never be made and resist being made until, through sheer brute force, somebody finally makes it. And then, there are the movies you can’t stop from being made because they just want to be made.
God made and governs the world invisibly, and has commanded us to love and worship him and no other God; to honor our parents and masters, and love our neighbours as ourselves; and to be temperate, just, and peaceable, and to be merciful even to brute beasts.
All generous minds have a horror of what are commonly called ‘Facts’. They are the brute beasts of the intellectual domain.
The mere brute pleasure of reading the sort of pleasure a cow must have in grazing.
Speak the truth, and all things alive or brute are vouchers, and the very roots of the grass underground there, do seem to stir and move to bear you witness.
There is something in the unselfish and self-sacrificing love of a brute, which goes directly to the heart of him who has had frequent occasion to test the paltry friendship and gossamer fidelity of mere Man.
When in doubt, use brute force.
Ken Thompson