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Abuse And Control Quotes


"The government is so out of control. It is so bloated and infested with fraud and deceit and corruption and abuse of power." - Ted Nugent

"Fortune may raise up or abuse the ordinary mortal, but the sage and the soldier should have minds beyond her control." - Walter Scott

"The only abuse of drugs is the control of drugs by other people....The only control is self-control." - Timothy Leary

"Selfishness and demagoguery take advantage of liberty. The selfish hand constantly seeks to control government, and every increase of governmental power, even to meet just needs, furnishes opportunity for abuse and stimulates the effort to bend it to improper uses." - Charles Evans Hughes

"Beauty is the greatest of human powers. Any power without counterbalance or control becomes autocratic and leads to abuse and to folly. Despotism in a government is insanity; in woman, fantasy." - Honore De Balzac

"The freedom of individuals from compulsion or coercion never was, and is not now, the normal state of human affairs. The normal state for the ordinary person is tyranny, arbitrary control and abuse mainly by their own government." - Walter E. Williams

"History records that the money changers have used every form of abuse, intrigue, deceit, and violent means possible to maintain their control over governments by controlling money and it's issuance." - James Madison

"There are many types of emotional abuse but most is done in an attempt to control or subjugate another person. Emotional abuse is like brainwashing in that it systematically wears away at the victim's self-confidence, sense of self, trust in her perceptions and self-concept." - Beverly Engel

"If he were any other man, I might have suspected him of substance abuse, of being coked up or something. But Barrons was too much a purist for that; his drugs were money, power, and control" - Karen Marie Moning

"I became hugely overweight and then hated myself because it was a form of self-abuse, something over which I had no control. I think the thing compulsive over-eaters want to achieve is that stuffed-full Christmas afternoon feeling." - Marcus Brigstocke

"The abuse of love, like the abuse of health, brings suffering and death in its train." - Juliette Drouet

"Abuse and respect are diametric opposites: You do not respect someone whom you abuse, and you do not abuse someone whom you respect." - Lundy Bancroft

"Physical aggression by a man toward his partner is abuse, even if it happens only once. If he raises a fist; punches a hole in the wall; throws things at you; blocks your way; restrains you; grabs, pushes, or pokes you; or threatens to hurt you, that's physical abuse. He is creating fear and using your need for physical freedom and safety as a way to control you." - Lundy Bancroft

"However, if you listen to me I think you can hear years of abuse in my voice - both bad abuse and good abuse." - Belinda Carlisle

"I've overcome neglect and deprivation, abandonment and abuse." - Tatum O'Neal

"I've overcome neglect and deprivation, abandonment and abuse." - Tatum Oneal

"Every institution goes through three stages - utility, privilege, and abuse." - Francois-Rene de Chateaubriand

"You can't abuse your voice by yelling and screaming." - Danielle De Niese

"So many people suffer from abuse, and suffer alone." - Pamela Stephenson

"There was mental and physical abuse in my family." - Erin Moran

"Every institution goes through three stages utility, privilege, and abuse." - Francois-Rene de Chateaubriand

"Control language and you control thought; control thought and you control action; control action and you control the world." - Peter Kreeft

"We live on the most incredible planet, and yet we abuse it, and we abuse it mercilessly." - Paul Watson

"Control healthcare and you control the people" - Saul Alinsky

"What I fear most is power with impunity. I fear abuse of power, and the power to abuse." - Isabel Allende

"Aging happy and well, instead of sad and sick, is at least under some personal control. We have considerable control over our weight, our exercise, our education, and our abuse of cigarettes and alcohol. With hard work and/or therapy, our relationships with our spouses and our coping styles can be changed for the better. A successful old age may lie not so much in our stars and genes as in ourselves." - George Vaillant

"Control, edit and distill." - Van Day Truex

"A fondness for power is implanted in most men, and it is natural to abuse it when acquired. This maxim, drawn from the experience of all ages, makes it the height of folly to intrust any set of men with power which is not under every possible control; perpetual strides are made after more as long as there is any part withheld." - Alexander Hamilton

"Control oil and you control nations; control food and you control the people." - Henry A Kissinger

"You always hear about waste and abuse in Washington. And usually it doesn't mean much, because nobody ever finds where that waste and abuse is." - Barack Obama

"This China trade deal is basically like the Bobby Knight of trade deals. You know, you abuse, you abuse, you abuse, and then they say 'Well, OK, we'll let you try one more time." - David Bonior

"This China trade deal is basically like the Bobby Knight of trade deals. You know, you abuse, you abuse, you abuse, and then they say 'Well, OK, we'll let you try one more time.'" - David E. Bonior

"Child abuse continues to be a significant problem in the United Sates. It was estimated that 2001,903,000 children were the victims of child abuse or neglect. Child abuse is a crime perpetrated on the innocent and the defenseless." - Pete Domenici

"Research on child abuse suggests that religious beliefs can foster, encourage, and justify the abuse of children. When contempt for sex underlies teachings, this creates a breeding ground for abuse." - Mary Garden

"This China trade deal is basically like the Bobby Knight of trade deals. You know, you abuse, you abuse, you abuse, and then they say 'Well, OK, we'll let you try one more time.'" - David Bonior

"The challenge of power is how to use it and not abuse it. When you abuse it, it reverses on you and it hurts you." - Frederick Lenz

"Abuse no one and no thing, for abuse turns the wise ones to fools and robs the spirit of its vision." - Tecumseh

"Permitting and protecting even the smallest acts of abuse by a tiny fraction of our officers leads to a culture where extreme acts of abuse are more likely." - Rahm Emanuel

"We can decrease abuse and murder when we get that for both sexes, abuse does not derive from power, but powerlessness." - Warren Farrell

"And I also felt that no one in an audience could abuse me worse than the sort of abuse I had had at work as a psychiatric nurse." - Jo Brand

"The democratic state can sometimes abuse its power as much as those who seek to destroy it abuse fundamental rights and democratic practices." - David Blunkett

"U.S. domestic drug policy does not carry out its stated goals, and policymakers are well aware of that. If it isn't about reducing substance abuse, what is it about? It is reasonably clear, both from current actions and the historical record, that substances tend to be criminalized when they are associated with the so-called dangerous classes, that the criminalization of certain substances is a technique of social control." - Noam Chomsky

"When you control your thoughts and emotions, you control everything." - Marshall Sylver

"Control your thoughts and you control your circumstance." - Robert Collier

"Transcend your abuse and transform it into a source of courage, creativity and compassion." - Adeline Yen Mah

"Instagram what you think is funny and exciting and try not to include any animal abuse!" - Lena Dunham

"Abuse a man unjustly, and you will make friends for him." - E W Howe

"I had a psychotic break that was brought on by alcohol and drug abuse," - Scott Stapp

"Gluttony and Lust are the only sins that abuse something that is essential to our survival." - Henry Fairlie

"Language makes culture, and we make a rotten culture when we abuse words." - Cynthia Ozick

"Those who want luxury cars should buy them at market rates and not ... abuse public funds." - Gideon Gono

"Every good movement passes through five stages, indifference, ridicule, abuse, repression, and respect." - Mahatma Gandhi

"But the Republic has its rules and it must not tolerate any abuse of them." - Jean-Pierre Raffarin

"Abuse a man unjustly and you will make friends for him." - E W Howe

"We mistake excitement for passion, rationalization for reason, cleverness for intelligence, and abuse for love." - Alan Robert Neal

"The real sin against life is to abuse and destroy beauty, even one's own." - Katherine Anne Porter

"If you abuse power, you will be burned and then you will learn...if you live." - Frederick Lenz

"Before you abuse, criticize, and accuse walk a mile in my shoes." - Elvis Presley

"Feminism is built on believing women's accounts of sexual use and abuse by men." - Catharine Mackinnon

"A great man is one who can have power and not abuse it." - Henry Latham Doherty

"Our Constitution, which was intended to limit government power and abuse, has failed," - Ron Paul

"The history of paper money is an account of abuse, mismanagement, and financial disaster." - Richard Ebeling

"People always say the abused abuse and it is not true. I am totally the opposite." - Michael Jackson

""...arbitrary, capricious, an abuse of discretion, and as a matter of law, unsupportable."" - Luther L. Bohanon

"I felt beauty was a magnet for abuse, and I had suffered greatly for it." - Pam Grier

"Animal abuse is still widespread and we have so much work ahead." - Wayne Pacelle

"What I want to do with entitlements is to stop the fraud, waste and abuse." - Donald Trump

"I understand the lifelong scars born by women who are victims of assault and abuse." - Jeff Sessions

"I'm militantly anti-drug abuse but love everything Keith Richards and some other drug goofballs do." - Ted Nugent

"Protection of children from violence and abuse has always been my main activity or campaign." - Sinead O'Connor

"I've really been grappling with depression. It's all linked with my cocaine and ecstasy abuse." - Robbie Williams

"Occupants of public offices love power and are prone to abuse it." - George Washington

"Through the machineries of greed, pettiness, and the abuse of power, love occurs." - Thomas Pynchon

"All nations teach their children to be "patriotic", and abuse the other nations for fostering nationalism." - Richard Aldington

"Media is a big problem around the world, it's powerful and can abuse its power." - Julian Assange

"But the Republic has its rules and it must not tolerate any abuse of them." - Jeanpierre Raffarin

"A brainy person does not abuse copyright; instead they respect it and uphold it." - Maximillian Degenerez

"Any informed borrower is simply less vulnerable to fraud and abuse." - Alan Greenspan

"There is no excuse for waste, fraud, and abuse in the Defense Department budget." - John Bolton

"I am concerned about the growing problem of sexual abuse and exploitation of our children." - Jim Ryun

"Where there is flagrant abuse of corporate entities we must and will seek to tackle it." - Vince Cable

"Power is what men seek and any group that gets it will abuse it." - Lincoln Steffens

"Whipping and abuse are like laudanum: you have to double the dose as the sensibilities decline." - Harriet Beecher Stowe

"Abuse a man unjustly, and you will make friends for him." - Douglas Horton

"Don't abuse your friends and expect them to consider it criticism." - E W Howe

"Preliminary research-most of it published outside the medical literature-indicates that a significant number of our patients have experienced some form of violence and abuse during their lifetime, including elder abuse, child abuse, gang-related violence, sexual abuse, and domestic violence." - David Schneider

"Use, don't abuse." - Grace Jones

"I dealt with men who had tempers, and who could get violent-Lord knows how I had to defend myself against Howard Hughes and Frank Sinatra, and from Artie Shaw's verbal abuse. But George [C. Scott] was a different category of animal when he got drunk. He'd break into my hotel room, which he did in Italy, London and at the Beverly Hills Hotel, attack me to where I was frightened for my life, and scream, 'Why won't you marry me?' Well, I would never marry a man who couldn't control his liquor. Me, I'm a happy drunk. I laugh, I dance. I certainly don't break bottles and threaten to kill." - Ava Gardner

"Whenever society begins to create policies and laws rooted in fear and anger, there will be abuse and injustice." - Bryan Stevenson

"Slavery, racism, sexism, and other forms of bigotry, subordination, and human rights abuse transform and adapt with the times." - John Prendergast

"Understand that legal and illegal are political, and often arbitrary, categorizations; use and abuse are medical, or clinical, distinctions." - Abbie Hoffman

"Every major communication tool on the Internet has spam and abuse problems. All email services, blogging services and social networks have to dedicate a significant amount of resources and time to fighting abuse and protecting their users." - Evan Williams

"Abuse and neglect negate love. Care and affirmation, the opposite of abuse and humiliation, are the foundation of love. No one can rightfully claim to be loving when behaving abusively." - Bell Hooks

"We can develop a social vaccine (Self-esteem). We can outgrow our past failures - our lives of crime and violence, alcohol and drug abuse, premature pregnancy, child abuse, chronic dependency on welfare, and education failure." - John Vasconcellos

"The photographs of Iraqi prisoners being subjected to degrading and humiliating treatment by their captors, and the reports of acts of sexual abuse, physical abuse, and other acts of maltreatment shock the conscience." - Ed Markey

"The abuse of women and girls is the most pervasive and unaddressed human right violation on earth." - Jimmy Carter

"All abuse and waste of God's creatures are spoil and robbery on the property of the Creator." - Adam Clarke

"Freedom requires that government keep the channels of competition and opportunity open, prevent monopolies, economic abuse and domination." - Herbert Hoover

"The country feels like it's entitled to abuse this state and forget about us, and we are sick of it." - James Carville

"You can bend it and twist it... You can misuse and abuse it... But even God cannot change the Truth." - Michael Levy, Baron Levy

"The abuse of buying and selling votes crept in and money began to play an important part in determining elections." - Plutarch

"Labour Party members must all be free to criticise and oppose injustice and abuse wherever we find it." - Jeremy Corbyn

"Abuse of words has been the great instrument of sophistry and chicanery, of party, faction, and division of society." - John Adams

"Under any circumstance, simply do your best, and you will avoid self-judgment, self-abuse and regret." - Miguel Angel Ruiz

"Trust your instincts, and take control." - John Houston

"Stop the negativity and control our creativity" - KRS-One

"Quality control starts and ends with training." - Kaoru Ishikawa

"Stay small and control it yourself." - Bruce Oldfield

"You control your own wins and losses." - Maria Sharapova

"The abuse of prescription pills is a real thing. I understand that there are people that really need them and I understand that there are people that abuse them, and it's just a gray line that unfortunately has to exist." - Channing Tatum

"Human rights are particularly cherished by the West, which has never acknowledged economic rights. Human rights mean freedom from politcal oppression, tyranny and abuse, while economic oppression, tyranny and abuse are built into the very structures of globalization." - Jeremy Seabrook

"Let there be a door to thy mouth, that it may be shut when need arises, and let it be carefully barred, that none may rouse thy voice to anger, and thou pay back abuse with abuse." - Saint Ambrose

"I have experienced jealousy, possessiveness, verbal abuse and violence from men, but I have also experienced jealousy, possessiveness, verbal abuse and violence from women, usually when I failed to respond to their advances." - Julie Burchill

"A fondness for power is implanted in most men, and it is natural to abuse it when acquired." - Alexander Hamilton

"If the abuse be enormous, nature will rise up, and claiming her original rights, overturn a corrupt political system." - Samuel Johnson

"Three hundred years of humiliation, abuse and deprivation cannot be expected to find voice in a whisper." - Martin Luther King, Jr.

"I went through a lot of abuse and a lot of really difficult things growing up - depression, anxiety, attempted suicide." - Pattie Mallette

"Where it is permissible both to die and not to die, it is an abuse of valour to die." - Mencius

"The best way of losing a cause is to abuse your opponent and to trade upon his weakness." - Mahatma Gandhi

"Power is what men seek, and any group that gets it will abuse it. It is the same story." - Lincoln Steffens

"Assertion, unsupported by fact, is nugatory; surmise and general abuse, in however elegant language, ought not to pass for proofs." - Junius

"Personal purity is' really the issue. Not supporting animal abuse - and persuading others not to support it - is." - Peter Singer

"Power is something that is abused. I suppose use and abuse are in the eye of the beholder." - Frederick Lenz

"Political correctness will die as it lived - kicking and screaming ad hominem abuse as a substitute for arguments." - Wendy McElroy

"We are all frail-embodied creatures, who at times suffer through injustice, abuse, illness, pain and misfortune." - Bryant H Mcgill

"For too many women pregnancy is just the start of loneliness and abuse. It is a cruel reality." - Fay Ripley

"I think the dangers are different now. Our abuse of the planet and our resources is an anxiety" - Carol Ann Duffy

"Personal purity isn't really the issue. Not supporting animal abuse - and persuading others not to support it - is." - Peter Singer

"Being a woman is a very powerful thing, I think, and you don't want to abuse that." - Juno Temple

"African-Americans are being disproportionately affected by, you know, the kind of misuse and abuse of power." - Ras Baraka

"[Sexual abuse] is such a sharp, potent topic that we really should have discussions about more openly and more often." - Rachael Taylor

"Right now, I'm following the Buddhist principle: Smile as abuse is hurled your way and this too shall pass." - Aishwarya Rai

"I think people who come from abuse and/or people who have mental illnesses, have terrible self-esteem problems." - Sinead O'Connor

"Public affairs go on pretty much as usual: perpetual chicanery and rather more personal abuse than there used to be." - John Adams

"Right now, I'm following the Buddhist principle: Smile as abuse is hurled your way and this too shall pass." - Aishwarya Rai Bachchan

"Had Mother Nature been a real parent, she would have been in jail for child abuse and murder." - Nick Bostrom

"Lying to a committee is a very grave abuse, and there ought to be a clear punishment." - John Bercow

"I think the dangers are different now. Our abuse of the planet and our resources is an anxiety." - Carol Ann Duffy

"Lawsuit abuse is a major contributor to the increased costs of healthcare, goods and services to consumers." - Charles W Pickering

"I urge you to ask yourself just how honorable it is to preside over the abuse and suffering of animals." - Richard Pryor

"With power comes the abuse of power. And where there are bosses, there are crazy bosses. It's nothing new." - Judd Rose

"Wendy Malick and Valerie Bertinelli make fun of me, but I take care of my health - I don't abuse it." - Betty White

"It is, of course, much easier to shout, abuse, and howl than to attempt to relate, to explain." - Vladimir Lenin

"The best guarantee against the abuse of power consists in the freedom, the purity, and the frequency of popular elections." - John Quincy Adams

"Finally, the scariest thing about abuse of any shape or form, is, in my opinion, not the abuse itself, but that if it continues it can begin to feel commonplace and eventually acceptable." - Alan Cumming

"... actresses require protection in their art from blind abuse, from savage criticism. Their work is their religion, if they are seeking the best in their art, and to abuse that faith is to rob them, to dishonor them." - Nance O'Neil

"Liberal child welfare experts decided that child abuse was not evidence of a moral or character flaw in the abusing parent. Instead, like poverty, crime, and homelessness, child abuse came to be viewed as evidence of a societal failure." - Mona Charen

"We should meet abuse by forbearance. Human nature is so constituted that if we take absolutely no notice of anger or abuse, the person indulging in it will soon weary of it and stop." - Mahatma Gandhi

"Is letting our children watch TV a form of child abuse? If our children grow up knowing everything about Britney Spears and nothing about nature or faith, about anything, is that not a form of child abuse?" - Patch Adams

"Gun control means control. It means control for the government and the government starts controlling the people." - Luke Scott



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