Abuse Quotes

โ€œThe human race tends to remember the abuses to which it...

โ€œThe human race tends to remember the abuses to which it has been subjected rather than the endearments. What's left of kisses? Wounds, however, leave scars.โ€ - Bertolt Brecht
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"Everyone is entitled t...

"Everyone is entitled to be stupid, but some abuse the privilege." โ€” Unknown
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"A decline of public morals in the United States will probably be marked...

"A decline of public morals in the United States will probably be marked by the abuse of the power of Impeachment as a means of crushing political adversaries or ejecting them from public office"---Alexis De Tocqueville 1853
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"In every country and in every age, the priest has been hostile...

"In every country and in every age, the priest has been hostile to liberty. He is always in alliance with the despot, abetting his abuses in return for protection to his own." -- Thomas Jefferson
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The President is always abu...

The President is always abused. If he isn't, he isn't doing anything. ...Harry S. Truman
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"I also hadn't figured out that I could say 'no' and d...

"I also hadn't figured out that I could say 'no' and disappoint someone and still be okay." โ€” Melissa Benoist, actress who plays "Supergirl", survivor of domestic abuse.
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โ€œThe greatest sin ...

โ€œThe greatest sin of all is the abuse of power.โ€ โ€” Joe Biden
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"A child that's being abused by its ...

"A child that's being abused by its parents doesn't stop loving its parents, it stops loving itself" -Shahida Arabi
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The very purpose of the Second Amendment is to stop the government from disallowing people th...

The very purpose of the Second Amendment is to stop the government from disallowing people the means to defend themselves against tyranny. Any proposal to abuse executive power and infringe upon gun rights must be repelled with the stiffest legislative force possible. ~ Steve Stockman~
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"Can our form of government, our system of...

"Can our form of government, our system of justice, survive if one can be denied a freedom because he might abuse it?" - Harlon Carter
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โ€œScreaming at children over their grades, especially to the point of the child...

โ€œScreaming at children over their grades, especially to the point of the childโ€™s tears, is child abuse, pure and simple. Itโ€™s not funny and itโ€™s not good parenting. It is a crushing, scarring, disastrous experience for the child.โ€ -Ben Stein
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Evil consists in intentionally behaving in ways that harm, abuse, demean, dehumanize, or destroy ...

Evil consists in intentionally behaving in ways that harm, abuse, demean, dehumanize, or destroy innocent othersโ€”or using oneโ€™s authority and systemic power to encourage or permit others to do so on your behalf. In short, it is โ€œknowing better but doing worse.". (P.Zimbardo."The Lucifer Effect").
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โ€œAnyone entrusted with power will abuse it if not also...

โ€œAnyone entrusted with power will abuse it if not also animated with love of truth or virtue, no matter whether he be a prince or one of the people.โ€ Jean de La Fontaine
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"I donโ€™t believe that absolute power corrupts absolutely. Mostly beca...

"I donโ€™t believe that absolute power corrupts absolutely. Mostly because I have seen people spectacularly abuse even the most infinitesimally small amount of power they have at the first opportunity." -- JP Beaubien
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Those who participate in the accord of power wh...

Those who participate in the accord of power which can be abused are equally as responsible for the abuse of that power as those who are accorded it.
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"Books are the best of things,well used ; abused, ...

"Books are the best of things,well used ; abused, among the worst. What is the right use?..... They are for nothing but to inspire." - [Ralph Waldo Emerson]
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โ€œBut we shall never utter enough a...

โ€œBut we shall never utter enough abuse against the unruliness of our minds.โ€ -Michel de Montaigne, The Essays
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"Don't tell your daughter that when a boy is mean ...

"Don't tell your daughter that when a boy is mean or rude to her it's because he has a crush on her. Don't teach her that abuse is a sign of love" - unknown
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"Democracy destroys itself because it abuses its right to freedom and equality...

"Democracy destroys itself because it abuses its right to freedom and equality. Because it teaches its citizens to consider audacity as a right, lawlessness as a freedom, abrasive speech as equality, and anarchy as progress." -- -- Isocrates
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"If a person gave away your body to some passerby, youโ€™d be furious. Yet...

"If a person gave away your body to some passerby, youโ€™d be furious. Yet, you hand over your mind to anyone who comes along, so they may abuse you, leaving it disturbed and troubled โ€” have you no shame in that?" - Epictetus
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A fondness for power is implanted, in ...

A fondness for power is implanted, in most men, and it is natural to abuse it, when acquired." โ€”Alexander Hamilton (1775)
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โ€œThe fact is that far more crime and child abuse has been committed by zealots i...

โ€œThe fact is that far more crime and child abuse has been committed by zealots in the name of God, Jesus and Mohammed than has ever been committed in the name of Satan. Many people donโ€™t like that statement, but few can argue with it.โ€ โ€• Carl Sagan
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Don't abuse the word "literall...

Don't abuse the word "literally". It's a good word that young people squander. โ€”Varun Singh, Class
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โ€œTrain yourself to remain polite even in the most difficult situation. Stand your ground firmly but...

โ€œTrain yourself to remain polite even in the most difficult situation. Stand your ground firmly but politely. Let them curse & swear. Choose to rise above cheap, verbal abuse which is widespread today. Sooner or later theyโ€™ll realize their mistake & how offensive they were!.โ€ - Mufti Ismail Menk
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I think this quote encompasses much of whatโ€™s happening on the lef...

I think this quote encompasses much of whatโ€™s happening on the left in the universityโ€™s attempts to silence offensive speech. โ€œIt is hard to realize how badly we are fooled by the abuse of ideas.โ€ Carl Jung
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"Sexual abuse and violence is a human rig...

"Sexual abuse and violence is a human rights issue not a gender issue." - Ken Clearwater, Manager of Male Survivors of Sexual Abuse
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"One type of abuse is the beginning of another abuse...

"One type of abuse is the beginning of another abuse. The power and control are the reasons behind all the actions" Can someone tell me what is the meaning of this
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"Use, do not abuse; neithe...

"Use, do not abuse; neither abstinence nor excess ever renders man happy." - Voltaire
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"Say what you wish in abuse of me, For my silence towards the i...

"Say what you wish in abuse of me, For my silence towards the idiot is indeed an answer. I am not at a loss for a response but rather, It does not befit the lion to answer the dogs." - Imam Shafi'i
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"We should pity the human race. We seek approval from ...

"We should pity the human race. We seek approval from those around us, and yet we believe anyone who disagrees with our limited opinions deserves our hate and abuse." -Me
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Abusers are the angler fish of humanity - they dangl...

Abusers are the angler fish of humanity - they dangle a bright glowing ball of love in front of you so you don't see the teeth in the dark. ~ silentgreen85 (reddit)
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"It's like I've got a shotgun in my mouth with my fi...

"It's like I've got a shotgun in my mouth with my finger on the trigger, and I like the taste of the gun metal." - Robert Downey Jr during his period of drug abuse
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โ€œThe pursuit of โ€˜fairnessโ€™ has become a particularly unlovely and unedifying frenzy. Perfect fairn...

โ€œThe pursuit of โ€˜fairnessโ€™ has become a particularly unlovely and unedifying frenzy. Perfect fairness is a will-oโ€™-the-wisp, the pursuit of which produces short tempers, long arguments, intense litigiousness, bad law, abused institutions and diminished social comity.โ€ George Will ("Suddenly") (1990)
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After a loss like this, I'm so angry with myself, I feel like...

After a loss like this, I'm so angry with myself, I feel like I need to punish myself. I don't know. It wasn't a good day. I just went on Twitter. There was plenty [of abuse].โ€”Heather Watson
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โ€œThe power of a glance has been so much abused in love stories, that it has come to be disbelieve...

โ€œThe power of a glance has been so much abused in love stories, that it has come to be disbelieved in. Few people dare now to say that two beings have fallen in love because they have looked at each other. Yet it is in this way that love begins, and in this way only.โ€ โ€• Victor Hugo, Les Misรฉrables
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"Once you have considered all o...

"Once you have considered all options and know all options, then you can abuse them the best." - PPMD
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Always do your best - your best is going to change from moment to moment; it will be different ...

Always do your best - your best is going to change from moment to moment; it will be different when you are healthy as opposed to sick. Under any circumstance, simply do your best, and you will avoid self-judgment, self-abuse and regret. - from The Four Agreements - A book by Michael Pollan
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"We abuse land because we regard it as a commodity belongi...

"We abuse land because we regard it as a commodity belonging to us. When we see land as a community to which we belong, we may begin to use it with love and respect." - Aldo Leopold
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"The difference between use and abuse is a th...

"The difference between use and abuse is a thin line drawn in the sand by oneself and usually readily re-positioned at will." -Metahipster1984
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Sometimes drug abuse h...

Sometimes drug abuse has to do more with a broken heart than a broken bone
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