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"Parental child abduction is child abuse." - Chris Smith

"Every parent can imagine the joys of child abuse." - Mason Cooley

"Child abuse casts a shadow the length of a lifetime." - Herbert Ward

"To give a child animal products is a form of child abuse." - Neal Barnard

"Closing a public library is child abuse, really, because it hinders child development." - Alan Bennett

"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

"Don't forget that the most effective form of child abuse is giving a child everything they want." - Randy Alcorn

"I do not support child abuse. It's a disgusting crime of which I am a victim." - Milo Yiannopoulos

"Anthropologists have concluded that child abuse...is virtually unknown in New Guinea." - Lloyd deMause

"I'm against abstinence programs because I really consider abstinence only child abuse." - Joycelyn Elders

"I'm against abstinence programs because I really consider "abstinence only" child abuse." - Joycelyn Elders

"Mistreating your drum set is just one step below child abuse" - John Bonham

"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

"When we hear a story of the abuse of a child or the abuse of women almost all people are appalled by instances of that kind." - Desmond Tutu

"I would certainly choose my jobs depending on the actions of the character. I won't do anything that has to do with child abuse or women's abuse." - Kathleen Turner

"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

"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

"If you think a caregiver has an active substance abuse problem, that person should never be entrusted with your child." - Emily Yoffe

"Whilst child abuse may be committed behind closed doors, it should never be swept under the carpet." - Constance Briscoe

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

"Any time your parent says they party with you, that is its own form of child abuse." - Dennis Miller

"I'm a child who was abused. I know the difference. I clearly know the difference. The whipping for correction and then their child abuse." - Tyler Perry

"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

"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

"If circumcision has any justification AT ALL, it should be medical only. Parents' religion is the worst of all reasons - pure child abuse." - Richard Dawkins

"I'm certainly not suggesting legalization of polyamory. But it's also unfairly judgmental of you to compare such relationships to the criminal acts of bestiality or child sexual abuse." - Emily Yoffe

"THE most widespread form of child abuse in the United States is parents sending children to the government to be educated." - Neal Boortz

"It's important to talk about it. You raise awareness. But you can also prevent it (child abuse) by not letting it be a secret." - Chris Witty

"Inculcating the various competing - competing, note - falsehoods of the major faiths into small children is a form of child abuse, and a scandal." - A.C. Grayling

"Sadomasochiasm - which we know very well doesn't exist in societies that don't have child abuse - is regarded some sort of natural sexual expression." - Gloria Steinem

"Cruelty towards animals and child abuse make me feel vulnerable. I wish there was more I could do. I try to spread positive messages through my social media." - Matt Sorum

"When we commit violence against an infant girl, we call it child abuse; when we commit violence against an infant boy, we call it circumcision." - Warren Farrell

"We also want to make sure Penn State becomes a national leader in this whole area of child abuse prevention and treatment." - Rodney Erickson

"Child abuse is a heinous and personally damaging crime; it is therefore incumbent on the Church to treat such matters with the utmost seriousness." - John Sentamu

"A child miseducated is a child lost." - John F Kennedy

"Parents who spoil their children out of 'love' should realize that they are performing acts of child abuse. Although there are no laws against such abuse-no man-made laws anyway-this spiritual mistreatment may result in as much long-term personal and social damage as the worst physical abuse." - Randy Alcorn

"Even child abuse specialists do not routinely screen for domestic violence. This shows how much more education we need to do, even among experts, to understand the known links between violence of the child and the parent." - Jocelyn Brown

"I was a sick child, I was scared, and honestly speaking, I never thought about why I didn't tell anyone about my abuse. Abuse victims don't have all the answers, and I never thought it was abuse. My generation was totally different. Now a small child knows many things, much more than what we knew. When I understood it was not right, it was much later." - Laxmi Narayan Tripathi

"Child abuse damages a person for life and that damage is in no way diminished by the ignorance of the perpetrator. It is only with the uncovering of the complete truth as it affects all those involved that a genuinely viable solution can be found to the dangers of child abuse." - Alice Miller

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

"You need to identify the values that come out of that kind of belief system, because I don't see them. All the polls I look at say, for example, that adultery is committed as much in the Bible Belt as in any other part of the country. The same goes for abortion, child abuse, spouse abuse or murder." - John Shelby Spong

"Fifty three per cent children in India face sexual abuse - both boys and girls - but we still feel uncomfortable talking about it. We are still hypocrites when it comes to issues like child abuse, sex or for that matter homosexuality. It is high time that we brought the issue from under the carpet." - Rahul Bose

"I am deeply aware of the pain caused to any victim of child abuse, especially at the hands of a trustworthy person within the church. I do encourage any person who believes they have been a victim of abuse to come forward and to inform the police." - David Hope

"Each and every child in this country is valuable because they are our future as a society. We cannot afford to lose a single child to ill-health, under-education, abuse, addiction, jail, or gun violence. America's highest goal should be for every child to grow up to be a successful young adult - healthy, educated, free, secure, and a good citizen." - John F Kerry

"Each email contains an unsubscribe link. We will NEVER sell, rent, loan, or abuse your email address in ANY way. I was a very, very serious child... I was valedictorian of my kindergarten and eighth-grade class." - Christine Lavin

"But somewhere within each of us, buried at varying depths depending on the age and degree of neglect or abuse, shame or coercion we endured, there is a resistant, daydreaming, rebellious, creative, unique child - a true self who is waiting." - Gloria Steinem

"I am persuaded that 'child abuse' is no exaggeration when used to describe what teachers and priests are doing to children whom they encourage to believe in something like...eternal hell." - Richard Dawkins

"Child abuse is one of those issues that's very difficult to talk about because it's surrounded by guilt and shame and so on, but us avoiding that issue doesn't help those kids in need out there who need support." - Chris Hemsworth

"We must ensure that while eliminating child labor in the export industry, we are also eliminating their labour from the informal sector, which is more invisible to public scrutiny - and thus leaves the children more open to abuse and exploitation." - Carol Bellamy

"Abortion is defended today as a means of ensuring the equality and independence of women, and as a solution to the problems of single parenting, child abuse, and the feminization of poverty." - Robert Casey

"Female genital mutilation targets little girls, baby girls - fragile angels who are helpless, who cannot fight back. It's a crime against a child, a crime against humanity. It's abuse. It's absolutely criminal and we have to stop it." - Waris Dirie

"You think about child abuse and you think of a father viciously attacking a daughter or a son, but in my family it was my mother. My mother, I would say, was a... very brutal disciplinarian." - Lynn Johnston

"Child abuse and neglect offend the basic values of our state. We have a responsibility to provide safe settings for at-risk children and facilitate permanent placement for children who cannot return home." - Matt Blunt

"The government doesn't really prosecute for polygamy anymore, but a lot of the arrests are of groups supporting themselves through welfare scams or for child abuse. So that was all I'd really heard about polygamists." - Jeanne Tripplehorn

"What distresses me at times is that I meet a lot of people in their 40's, 50's, 60's, who still say they're a victim of child abuse." - Dave Pelzer

"[T]he Clinton administration launched an attack on people in Texas because those people were religious nuts with guns. Hell, this country was founded by religious nuts with guns. Who does Bill Clinton think stepped ashore on Plymouth Rock? Peace Corps volunteers? Or maybe the people in Texas were attacked because of child abuse. But, if child abuse was the issue, why didn't Janet Reno tear-gas Woody Allen?" - P. J. O'Rourke

"I think that education today is a form of child abuse. The natural tendency of children is to solve problems, but we try to indoctrinate them with facts, which they are supposed to feed back, and then we fail them. And that's child abuse. And you should never raise children that way. You should cultivate and encourage their natural tendencies to create solutions to the problems around them." - Grace Lee Boggs

"When I was a child I spake as a child." - Bible

"As a child, I was always playing some generic child." - Susan Olsen

"Or sweetest Shakespeare, Fancy's child!" - John Milton

"A watched child never learns." - Robert Breault

"Truth is child of Time." - John Ford

"A watched child never learns." - Robert Brault

"Truth is child of time." - John Ford (dramatist)

"I was a disruptive child." - Allyson Felix

"We talk about how we think, believe, suspect Michael Jackson treats children. We don't talk about how WE treat child stars. Child stars are abused by the culture. And what's more treacherous than when the rewards of child stardom issue from the abuse? Child stars are performers above all else. Whenever their triumps, they are going to make sure we see everyone of their scars. That's the final price of admission." - Margo Jefferson

"The single most prevalent form of child abuse in this country is the act of sending a child to a government school. We worry incessantly about the separation of church and state. We would do well to devote half as much attention to the separation of government and education." - Neal Boortz

"Child abuse is still sanctioned - indeed, held in high regard - in our society as long as it is defined as child-rearing. It is a tragic fact that parents beat their children in order to escape the emotions from how they were treated by their own parents." - Alice Miller

"Sit peacefully in a church and think of church history: witchburning perhaps, or child abuse, genocide, the amassing of disgusting wealth, the repression of women, inquisitions, castrating child choir singers, the denial of Santa Claus and the support of fascists in power." - Kaz Cooke

"Child abuse is still sanctioned - indeed, held in high regard - in our society as long as it is defined as child-rearing. It is a tragic fact that parents beat their children in order to escape the emotions from how they were treated by their own parents." - Alice Miller

"I keep wondering how to explain the experience of child abuse from the inside. I'm going to try to explain what my world was like when I was sexually abused. The thing you have to remember is that this was the thinking of a child." - Robin Quivers

"I believe the best service to the child is the service closest to the child, and children who are victims of neglect, abuse, or abandonment must not also be victims of bureaucracy. They deserve our devoted attention, not our divided attention." - Kenny Guinn

"I went to law school. And I became a prosecutor. I took on a specialty that very few choose to pursue. I prosecuted child abuse and child homicide cases. Cases that were truly gut-wrenching. But standing up for those kids, being their voice for justice was the honor of a lifetime." - Susana Martinez

"I think it's child abuse to have someone in the public eye too young. Society basically values wealth and fame and power at the cost of well-being. In the case of a child, it's at the cost of someone's natural development. It's already hard enough to develop." - Alanis Morissette

"Screaming at children over their grades, especially to the point of the child's tears, is child abuse, pure and simple. It's not funny and it's not good parenting. It is a crushing, scarring, disastrous experience for the child. It isn't the least bit funny." - Ben Stein

"Mere abuse is no criticism." - P G Wodehouse

"Indeed, my conclusion from a lifetime of psychohistorical study of childhood and society is that the history of humanity is founded upon the abuse of children. Just as family therapists today find that child abuse often functions to hold families together as a way of solving their emotional problems, so, too, the routine assault of children has been society's most effective way of maintaining its collective emotional homeostasis." - Lloyd deMause

"To a child all weather is cold." - George Herbert

"I was born a poor black child." - Al Gore

"Glory is the child of peril." - Tobias Smollett

"A burnt child loves the fire." - Oscar Wilde

"Treat yourself as your own beloved child." - Pema Chodron

"The child, unhampered, does not waste time." - Caroline Pratt

"Hello, inner child, I'm the inner babysitter!" - Terry Pratchett

"You are a child of God." - Marianne Williamson

"Dear Child of Nature, let them rail!" - William Wordsworth

"A child is a curly dimpled lunatic." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Every child begins the world again...." - Henry David Thoreau

"Boldness is a child of ignorance." - Francis Bacon

"An honest man is always a child." - Marcus Valerius Martial

"A proverb is the child of experience." - Proverbs

"Having a child at 55... that's optimism." - Steve Earle

"No mother should lose her child." - Ann Hood

"It takes three to make a child." - E E Cummings

"My inner child is not wounded." - Shannen Doherty

"Miss Child is never bashful with butter." - Phil Donahue

"I was a very wanting child." - Loretta Young

"No. I was an only child." - Robert Fulghum

"I was painfully shy as a child." - Lesley Nicol

"Caution is the eldest child of wisdom" - Victor Hugo

"I started writing stories as a child." - Danielle Steel

"Don't set your wit against a child." - Jonathan Swift

"Oh, I'm definitely a wild child." - Naomi Watts

"We call for the end of bigotry as we know it. The end of racism as we know it. The end of child abuse in the family as we know it. The end of sexism as we know it. The end of homophobia as we know it. We stand for freedom as we have yet to know it. And we will not be denied." - Urvashi Vaid

"The 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 don't like that statement, but few can argue with it." - Carl Sagan

"Certainly, words can be as abusive as any blow. . . . When a three-year-old yells, "You're so stupid! What a dummy!" it doesn't carry the same weight as when a mother yells those words to a child. . . . Even if you don't physically abuse young children, you can still drive them nuts with your words." - Mary Blakely

"We are behaving like people without compassion and love for the most vulnerable section of society. The children of the universe are without a spokesperson, they are voiceless...We are all touched by the atrocities committed against children: sexual, physical abuse, child slave labor, educational neglect. We feel ashamed. Angry. Appalled. But there is no action...No action." - Michael Jackson

"The natural tendency of children is to solve problems, but we try to indoctrinate them with facts, which they are supposed to feed back, and then we fail them. And that's child abuse. And you should never raise children that way. You should cultivate and encourage their natural tendencies to create solutions to the problems around them." - Grace Lee Boggs

"I was playing heavy metal when I was 18. I had to evolve out of that into an alternative consciousness about what it meant to change the way I played guitar, and the kind of songs, and the subject matter, and singing about child abuse, and all this stuff. I had to come from somewhere, and I had to take chances to do that." - Billy Corgan

"Kid's heads are filled with so many nonfacts that when they get out of school they're totally unprepared to do anything. They can't read, they can't write, they can't think. Talk about child abuse. The U.S. school system as a whole qualifies." - Frank Zappa

"The 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 do' like that statement, but few can argue with it." - Carl Sagan

"No other work has more often been blamed for more heinous crimes by the perpetrators of such crimes. The Bible has been named as the instigating or justifying factor for many individual and mass crimes, ranging from the religious wars, inquisitions, witch burnings, and pogroms of earlier eras to systematic child abuse and ritual murders today." - Nadine Strossen

"Regarding the accusations of sexual abuse of children by Catholic priests, deplorable and disgusting as those abuses are, they are not so harmful to the children as the grievous mental harm in bringing up the child Catholic in the first place." - Richard Dawkins

"In 'Tarahumara' land, there was no crime, war or theft. There was no corruption, obesity, drug addiction, greed, wife-beating, child abuse, heart disease, high blood pressure, or carbon emissions. They didn't get diabetes, or depressed, or even old: 50-year-olds outran teenagers." - Christopher Mcdougall

"The situation of women living in Islam-stricken societies and under Islamic laws is the outrage of the 21st century. Burqa-clad and veiled women and girls, beheadings, stoning to death, floggings, child sexual abuse in the name of marriage and sexual apartheid are only the most brutal and visible aspects of women's rightlessness and third class citizen status in the Middle East" - Maryam Namazie

"There's so much going on, with child abuse, not having the right relationships and being in abusive relationships, that play into her, and that energy was constantly in my body for a month. I was the lead character and it was very, very intense." - Tinsel Korey

"In The Lost Message of Jesus I claim that penal substitution is tantamount to 'child abuse - a vengeful Father punishing his Son for an offence he has not even committed.' Though the sheer bluntness of this imagery (not original to me of course) might shock some, in truth, it is only a stark 'unmasking' of the violent, pre-Christian thinking behind such a theology." - Steve Chalke

"The first thing to note is that pornography and many abductions occur apart from the use of computers, and that most child abuse happens within the family. So I think the extra degree of danger that computers pose doesn't justify the frenzy." - Seymour Papert

"The University of California has been selected as the poster child of animal abuse at laboratories. It's been shown that the tactics are more effective if you just hit one person over and over and get them to quit what they're doing." - Jerry Vlasak

"I grew up in Louisiana, and I grew up with a dysfunctional family with some very serious abuse from my stepfather, who could be a very beautiful person on one hand and be terrible on the other, so it leaves your soul troubled as a child." - Tim Mcgraw

"People say, "Oh, we ought to fight for animal rights." We fought for human rights, but even if humans have rights, they can still be horribly abused and are every day. You don't have to go to some far off land, far away place; we have a lot of child abuse in our own society." - Jane Goodall

"We all know to feel sympathy for those who've suffered from drug addiction, child abuse, and terminal illness, so the set up elicits an emotional response that the story itself very well may not earn. Energy generated by the fiction itself is likely to produce more light." - Anthony Marra

"I hope, by being honest about what happened to me, to help nourish a culture of honesty that might make something different - and better - possible. We really need to squarely face the issue of child abuse in America, and to look at our perversity, our illness." - Laura Mullen

"I think evil is our collective shadow. Each one of us has a tendency for the diabolical. If I put you in inhumane conditions, if you're not educated, if you're extremely poor, if you're humiliated, then as a child if you suffer abuse, then you will manifest even when you grow up." - Deepak Chopra

"When you loot or behave violently, you give grounds to those that try to justify illegal police abuse. You become the poster child for them to say, 'See, we have no choice but to shoot and kill, or use a chokehold, because just look at the way they behave.'" - Al Sharpton

"As a free-speech advocate, I believe that adults should have access to any material they want. As a parent, and a community member, I think people should be able to protect their homes from imagery - much of it violent - that is, I feel, a form of child abuse when adult society inflicts it upon children." - Naomi Wolf

"I will check the internet for at least an hour every morning scanning worldwide news to do with child abuse. So if you're constantly putting yourself in an environment where you're checking up on social economics or homelessness problems, if you keep yourself aware of it, you don't really have a day off." - Samantha Morton

"There is no life to be found in violence. Every act of violence brings us closer to death. Whether it's the mundane violence we do to our bodies by overeating toxic food or drink or the extreme violence of child abuse, domestic warfare, life-threatening poverty, addiction, or state terrorism." - Bell Hooks

"Eternity is a child playing, playing checkers; the kingdom belongs to a child." - Heraclitus

"I love child things because there's so much mystery when you're a child." - David Lynch

"Level with your child by being honest. Nobody spots a phony quicker than a child." - Mary MacCracken

"The child who acts unlovable is the child who most needs to be loved." - Cathy Rindner Tempelsman

"I was never a child actor. I was a child performer." - Christopher Walken

"It's a difficult thing to lose a child, a grown-up child." - Claire Tomalin

"When you say a 'former child star,' you may as well say 'failed child star.'" - Wil Wheaton

"Soon the child learns that there are strangers, and ceases to be a child." - Max Muller

"As to abuse, I thrive on it. Abuse, hearty abuse, is a tonic to all save men of indifferent health." - Norman Douglas

"Imagination is an abuse of power." - Johannes Grenzfurthner

"Abuse is an indirect species of homage." - William Hazlitt

"Not all forms of abuse leave bruises." - Danielle Steel

"Abuse is the very hallmark of liberty." - Lord Hailsham

"The abuse of power takes happiness away." - Frederick Lenz

"Confuse was the nurses' word for abuse." - Susanna Kaysen

"Abuse is the weapon of the vulgar." - Samuel Griswold Goodrich

"The abuse of cabmen in a block." - Juvenal

"Never judge a philosophy by its abuse." - Saint Augustine

"Reserve your abuse for your true friends." - Larry Wall

"Sarcasm is an abuse of the intellect." - Hazrat Inayat Khan

"Applause is the beginning of abuse" - Ted Hughes

"Romanticism is the abuse of adjectives" - Alfred De Musset



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